Lukas Graham's "7 Years" tops the Global Singles Chart for a 2nd week!

Posted on April 7, 2016

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The sentimental smash '7 Years' by Danish pop group Lukas Graham remains atop the Global Track Chart for a second week.

"7 Years" is a song by Danish soul pop band Lukas Graham from their second studio album, 'Lukas Graham' (Blue Album). The song was released as a digital download on September 18, 2015 through Copenhagen Records. It has topped the charts in the Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK and Canada and gained successful chart appearances in other European countries. The Song is currently No.2 in the US, close behind Rihanna. The song was written by Lukas Forchammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Ristorp, and Morten "Pilo" Pilegaard. It was produced by Stefan Forrest and Morten Ristorp under their stage name Future Animals, and Pilegaard.

"7 Years" debuted at number 96 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It became Lukas Graham's first single on the Hot 100. The following week, 13 February 2016, the song rose to number 57 on the chart. "7 Years" also debuted at number 28 on the US Digital Songs chart with 26,000 digital copies sold. "7 Years" reached number two by April 9, 2016, and became the highest-charting Danish act since "Apache" (1961) by Jørgen Ingmann.

On 12 February 2016, "7 Years" peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, with combined weekly sales of 105,000 copies, including 3.65 million streams. The song became the first number-one single by a Danish act since Aqua's "Turn Back Time" (1998). On 11 March 2016, "7 Years" spent its fifth consecutive week at number-one, becoming the longest reigning number-one single by a Danish act. On 18 March 2016, "7 Years" was replaced by Mike Posner's "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" at number one, selling 261 copies less than Posner.

"7 Years" peaked at number one on the Australian Singles Chart, which makes Lukas Graham only the third Danish act to chart at number one since Cut 'N' Move's "Give It Up", and Aqua's "Barbie Girl" and "Doctor Jones".



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