Harry Styles reigns for a 5th week atop the United World Chart with his Global smash hit "As It Was", and 418.000 points, more than twice as many points as the runner up, including 283,000 points from streaming, 44,000 points from sales and 91,000 points from airplay (up 5%)!

Posted on May 13, 2022

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Harry Styles reigns for a 5th week atop the United World Chart with his Global smash hit "As It Was", and 418.000 points, more than twice as many points as the runner up, including 283,000 points from streaming, 44,000 points from sales and 91,000 points from airplay (up 5%)! It's the mega star's biggest hit so far! Harry's debut single, "Sign Of The Times" debuted and peaked at #2 on the United World Chart in week 16, 2017, and "Watermelon Sugar" peaked at no.3 in week 33, 2020, holding for an incredible 44 weeks on the chart! "As It Was" is the first #1 Single released this year, and is the lead track from Harry's hugely awaited third studio album, 'Harry's House', out May 20. The song was written by Styles and the song's producers Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson.
"As It Was" earned the Guinness World Records title for the most streamed track on Spotify within 24 hours by a male artist, and broke the Apple Music streaming record for most 1st-day streams for a 2022 release. The song also reigns atop the Billboard Global 200, after opening with the greatest global streaming week of 2022, becoming Styles' first #1 on the chart. The song debuted at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, marking the first song of 2022 to debut atop the chart, and became Styles' 2nd #1 after "Watermelon Sugar" (2019), simultaneously charting atop Streaming Songs. It also reigns for a 5th week atop the Official UK Singles Chart, drawing another 7 Million streams after debuting with the biggest sales and streaming week of any single in 2022! It's his 2nd UK #1 hit, after "Sign of the Times". "As It Was" is also #1 in Australia for a 3rd week on the ARIA Singles Chart. The Brit’s previous #1 single ‘Sign Of The Times’ (#1 Apr. ’17) spent only one week in the top spot. "As It was" has also reached #1 in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland, and is a top ten hit in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa & Spain. The Song has been certified silver in the UK for over 200.000 certified sales, Gold in Italy (50.000) and New Zealand (15.000) and Platinum in Australia (70.000)!


Glass Animals' "Heat Waves" holds at #2 on the United World Chart, scoring another 207.000 points after previously holding for 2 weeks at #1! The song lifts 3-2 on the year-to-date list with a total of 3.842.000 points! Heat Waves" is the group's most successful single to date. By September 2021, the song had accumulated Over 1 Billion streams on Spotify! "Heat Waves" reached #1 in Australia, Canada, Lithuania, Switzerland and the United States after a record-breaking 59 week's climb up the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song dips 3-5 this week in the US! “Heat Waves” peaked at #5 on the UK Official Singles Chart, and was a top-five hit in several other European countries!


US Rapper Jack Harlow rebounds 4-3 on the United World Chart with his new track "First Class", scoring another 190.000 points! It's the 2nd single from Harlow's upcoming album 'Come Home The Kids Miss You' and samples Fergie's 2006 song 'Glamorous'. 'First Class' debuted at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Harlow's 2nd song and first solo song to top the chart after his collab with Lil Nas X, "Industry Baby" in 2021, and is #3 this week in the US! It is also his first song to debut atop the Hot 100. “First Class” also debuted at #1 in Australia, Canada & New Zealand, and has reached no.2 in Austria, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, South Africa, Switzerland & the United Kingdom. It has reached the Top10 in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia & Sweden.


"Stay" by The Kid LAROI.. & Justin Bieber dips 4-3 on the United World Chart after 10 weeks at #1, and 17 weeks at #2, scoring another 189.000 points, after 43 weeks on the list! The song is #3 on the year-to-date list with a total of 3.803.000 points. "Stay" was released via Grade A Productions and Columbia Records on 9 July 2021, as the lead single from Laroi's reloaded mixtape, 'F*ck Love 3: Over You'. The song was written by Laroi and Bieber with producers Cashmere Cat, Charlie Puth, Omer Fedi, and Blake Slatkin, alongside FnZ members Finatik and Zac, and Haan. It's the 2nd collab between the two artists, following Bieber's song, "Unstable", a track from his 6th studio album, 'Justice'. "Stay" peaked atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Laroi's 1st US chart-topper and Bieber's 8th, and held at #1 for 7 weeks and a record 14 non-consecutive weeks at #2. It is #9 this week! "Stay" also broke the records for most weeks spent in the Hot 100's top two and top three spots, with 21 and 23 weeks respectively. On April 18, 2022, "Stay" became the first song in history to spend its first 40 weeks consecutively in the top 10 of the Hot 100! “Stay” also topped the Billboard Global 200 for 11 weeks, the longest run at #1 in the chart's history! The song debuted at #1 in Australia, and held atop the ARIA Song chart for 17th non consecutive weeks, becoming the longest running #1 single of 2021 and 2nd longest of All Time! "Stay" debuted atop the New Zealand Singles Chart, Laroi's first #1 single and Bieber's 11th overall, and spent 11 non-consecutive weeks at #1! In the UK, "Stay" peaked at #2 behind Ed Sheeran's "Bad Habits", becoming Laroi's 2nd top ten hit in Britain and Bieber's 27th. The song held at #2 for 6 weeks, and became Laroi's joint-highest charting song in the UK along with "Without You". In Ireland, "Stay" peaked at #2 behind "Bad Habits" for 8 weeks, becoming Laroi's highest-charting song in Ireland. “Stay” has reached #1 in #22 countries so far including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and South Korea where it became the longest-charting Single at #1 on the Gaon Digital chart by a foreign act this century! It has also peaked within the top ten in 18 other countries including Bolivia, Croatia, France, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan & Vietnam.


Camila Cabello's "Bam Bam" with Ed Sheeran holds at its peak at #5 on the United World Chart, scoring another 187,000 points! "Bam Bam" was released via Epic Records as the 2nd single from Cabello's third studio album, 'Familia'. "Bam Bam" is the 2nd collab between Cabello and Sheeran, following Sheeran's single, "South of the Border", which also features American rapper Cardi B, from Ed's fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project (2019). "Bam Bam" has peaked at #21 so far on the Billboard Hot 100, and at #2 on the US Digital Song Sales chart! It also debuted at #10 on the Billboard Global 200, lifting to #5 and is #9 this week. The song has reached #7 so far on the UK Official chart, marking Cabello's 5th Top 10 entry. In Canada "Bam Bam" has reached #4 on the Canadian Hot 100! In Australia "Bam Bam" has so far reached #11. The song has also reached the Top 10 in Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Slovakia & Switzerlland!


Imagine Dragons' "Enemy" ft. JID rebounds 7-6 this week in its 25th week on the United World Chart, scoring another 172,000 points! It was released via Interscope Records and Kidinakorner on October 28, 2021, from the soundtrack of the animated streaming television series Arcane. The song was written by the group alongside Justin Tranter and the producers Mattman & Robin. "Enemy" was also included on the band's fifth studio album 'Mercury – Act 1'. The song has so far reached #5 on the US Hot 100, and is #7 this week. It has hit #1 in Hungary, Latvia, Poland & Slovakia, and is a Top 10 hit in Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore & Switzerland.

PSY's new "That That" prod. by and starring Suga of BTS lands at #7 this week on the United World chart with 162.000 points, this week's Hot Shot debut, after debuting at #5 on the Billboard Global 200 and #2 on the Billboard Global Exclu.US! "That That" is off Psy's 8th studio album 'Psy 9th', and was written and produced by Psy and Suga. It was released for digital download and streaming on April 29, 2022, as the album's lead single by P Nation. The official MV garnered over 30 million views within 24 hours of its release and 100 million views within a week of its release! The song hit #1 on the Billboard Korean chart and is a top 10 hit in Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and landed at #1 on the US World Digital Song Sales chart!

GAYLE's "abcdefu" holds at 8 in its 24th week on the United World Chart, scoring another 161,000 points, after spending 8 consecutive weeks at #1! The song is no.1 on the year-to-date list with a total of 4.083.000 points. "abcdefu" was released on August 13, 2021, via Atlantic and Arthouse Records. It was co-written by Gayle with Sara Davis and David Pittenger, and produced by Pete Nappi. The song is the lead single from Gayle's debut EP 'A Study of the Human Experience Volume One'. "abcdefu" peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the weekly charts in Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK, reaching #2 in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Singapore & Ukraine, and top ten in Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, India, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia & South Korea.


Japanese Group Naniwa Danshi scores the 2nd highest debut this week landing at #9 with their new smash hit "The Answer", drawing 161.000 points. The song debuted atop the Oricon Song chart in Japan!


Elton John's "Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)" ft. Dua Lipa slips 8-10 this week, scoring another 155.000 points in its 38th week on the chart! "Cold Heart (Pnau remix)" was produced by Australian trio Pnau, and released via EMI and Mercury Records on 13 August 2021 as the lead single from John's 32nd studio album, 'The Lockdown Session's. The song became John's first UK #1 hit in 16 years since "Ghetto Gospel" featuring 2Pac in 2005,and Dua’s 3rd UK No. 1. "Cold Heart" made Elton the 1st solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades! In Australia, "Cold Heart" reached #1 in its 12th week. It’s Elton’s first #1 single in Australia since "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" / “Candle In the Wind” in September 1997. "Cold Heart" is also Dua’s first #1 single and held at #1 for 10 non consecutive weeks on the ARIA chart! In the US, "Cold Heart" peaked at #7 on the Hot 100, becoming John's 28th top 10 hit and first since "Candle in the Wind 1997"/"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" in 1997, and Lipa's 4th. Elton ties with Mariah Carey and Stevie Wonder for the 6th-most top 10 hits in Hot 100 history! In Canada, "Cold Heart" held at #1 for 12 consecutive weeks, the 5th-longest reign in the chart's history. "Cold Heart" also reached #1 in Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand & Poland, and has peaked at #2 in Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia & Slovakia, reaching #3 in Austria & Germany, #4 in Luxembourg, Norway, Romania & Switzerland, at #5 in Panama & Sweden, and Top 10 in Costa Rica, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Panama, Portugal & South Africa.


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