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The emotional Song "See You Again", performed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, from the 'Furious 7' soundtrack defends its position atop the World's singles Chart for a fourth week.


"Uptown Funk" remains at no.2 for a fourth week with Maroon 5's Sugar at no.3. Omi's "Cheerleader" reaches a new peak at no.4 and "Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding rounds out the top five. 


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The Zac Brown Band is no.1 this week with their fourth studio Album 'Jekyll+Hyde' and sales of 233.000, 214.000 of which was sold in the USA, and another 15.000 in Canada. It is the second no.1 for Zac Brown on the World chart, the former release 'Uncaged' went to no.1 with sales of 242.000 sales in 2012. 'Jekyll+Hyde' is one of ten new Albums on this week's chart. The second highest entry is the eighth studio Album from the legendary Brit-pop band Blur, their first album in 12 years! 'The Magic Whip' jumps atop the British hitlist with 42.700 sales, and reaches no.3 globally with sales of 124.000. At no.2 is Josh Groban's new album 'Stages' with sales of 217.000, up 845% from the previous week, when the album was available only in a few countries.

 

Francis Cabrel, one of the most successful French musicians of all time, debuts at no.4 this week with his 13th studio album since 1977. 'In Extremis' sold 123.000 units the first week with 109.000 copies sold in France. Cabrel's biggest success was his eighth album 'Samedi Soir Sur La Terre' in 1994, which sold 4 million units in France. It's the second most successful album in history there, second only to Celine Dion's 'Deux' from 1995 with 4,4 million sales. 62 year-old Japanese musician Shogo Hamada is this weeks no.5 but is no.1 in Japan with 'The Journey Of A Songwriter' and sales of  80.324 according to Oricon.


BIG BANG enters the top 20 at no.17 with 'Made' (Series: M) and sales of 31,000.


'Chrome',German hip-hop band Dat Adam's debut Album, sold 28.000 units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and opens at no.18 on the world chart. 




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The emotional 'See You Again', performed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and compatriot and newcomer Charlie Puth, from the 'Furious 7' soundtrack remains atop the Global Track Chart for a third week. 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars goes back in at no.2  and 'Sugar' by Maroon 5 goes back up to no.3. This week's highest debut is a girlie idol group from Japan: HKT 48 celebrate their third global Top 10 success with '12 Byô' ('12 Seconds'). The song debuts at no.6. 


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'Sound & Color', the second album by the rock band Alabama Shakes, jumps to no.1  on the world's best-selling Albums chart after selling 127.000 copies this first week with 90.900 of those in the USA alone. It's the only Album this week with sales of over 100.000 globally.

 

Last week's chart-topper, 'Handwritten' by teen-idol Shawn Mendes, goes down to no.18 after just 29.000 sales in its second week in the stores. J-Pop Boyband Johnny's West debuts with 'Paripipo' and sales of 81.161, according to Oricon. 


At no.4 this week is the third studio album by the American rapper Yelawolf, signed to Eminem's label, Shady Records. 'Love Story' debuts with 70.000 sales. Just behind at no.6 lands another rapper, SpongeBozz from Germany. His first album 'Planktonweed Tape' has sold 55.000 copies in its first week.


Legendary Mexican rock band Maná debut at no.10 this week with their ninth album 'Cama Incendiada' and sales of 47.000. 


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Shawn Mendes's 'Handwritten'  is the World's top selling Album! It's the first full-length album of the 16 year-old American newcomer, and rockets to the top of the charts after selling 139.000 copies this week, with 105.900 of them in the USA, another 14.000 in Canada according to Nielsen Soundscan, and 6,800 in the United Kingdom according to Music Week. Last week's chart-topper, the soundtrack to the action blockbuster 'Furious 7', slips to no.2  with sales of 92.000, and a total of 318.000 after five weeks on the world chart.  Exo's new LP  'Exodus' is no.3 with sales of 73.000 and total sales of 477.000 after just three weeks in stores. The second highest debut is the third album of the American hard rock band Halestorm, 'Into The Wild Life' at no.4 with sales of 72.000, 52,600 of which were in the US, 3.000 in Canada, 7.500 in the UK and 4.000 in Germany.

 

'Cherry Bomb', the fourth album of the American rapper Taylor The Creator, debuts at no.5 with sales of 63.000 copies and American country music singer Reba McEntire debuts at no.6 with her 27th studio album 'Love Somebody' and sales of 62.000.




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