Argentina’s Bizarrap and Spain’s Quevedo claim the biggest single in the world as “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 and a fifth frame at the top of the Billboard Global Excl. US chart.
Plus, Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” climbs to fifth on the Global 200 and Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit” climbs 12-10. In Global excluded. In the US, two songs also make their first top 10 appearances: Manuel Turizo’s “La Bachata” (12-7) and Ado’s “New Genesis” (18-8).
The two charts, which launched in September 2020, rank songs based on streaming and sales activity from more than 200 territories worldwide, compiled by Luminate. Billboard Global 200 includes worldwide data and Billboard Global Excl. The US chart includes data from territories other than the US
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Bizarrap & Quevedo no. 1, Nicki Minaj no. 5 in the Global 200
“Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52,” from producer/recording artist Bizarrap and freestyler Quevedo, spends its fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 after attracting 74.1 million streams and selling 1,200 downloads worldwide in the August 12-18 tracking week. (Bizarrap will speak at Billboard’s Latin Music Week, Sept. 26-30, at the Iconic Songwriter Q&A, presented by Sony Music Publishing. You can register here.)
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” drops to No. 2 after a record 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Global 200; “Me Porto Bonito” by Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone stays at No. 3 after reaching No. 2; AND
Bad Bunny’s own “Tití Me Preguntó” is steady at #4.
Nicki Minaj’s “Super Freaky Girl” debuts at No. 5 on the Global 200 with 35.9 million streams and 52,000 sold (at full-service digital music retailers) worldwide in its first week after its August 12 arrival. The track, which champions Rick James’ 1981 classic “Super Freak,” marks Minaj’s second top 10 since the start of the Global 200, and her first chart title, following “Do We Have a Problem “, featuring Lil Baby, debuted and peaked at No. 7 in February.
Elsewhere in the Global 200’s top 10, Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit” reaches the region, up 3% to 34.7 million streams and 21% to 1,500 sold globally, making its top 10 in order.
‘Vol. 52’ Global leads are ruled out. USA for the fifth week
“Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” by Bizarrap and Quevedo rules Billboard Global Excl. US chart for the fifth week, with 68.8 million streams and 800 downloads sold in territories outside the US in the tracking week of August 12–18.
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” Holds No. 2 Global Excl. US chart, after a record 13 weeks at No. 1; Rosalía’s “Despechá” rises 5-3 for a new best; Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” slips 3-4 after reaching No. 2; and Bad Bunny’s “Tití Me Preguntó” drops to number five from level four.
Manuel Turizo’s “La Bachata” jumps 12-7 on Global Excl. US, led by its 18% gain on 35.4 million streams outside the US Among four previous entries, the Colombian singer reached the top 40 with “La Nota”, featuring Myke Towers and Rauw Alejandro in November 2020 .He has posted two top 10s on the US-based Hot Latin Songs chart, among 20 hits dating back to his first five years this week.
Also new to Global Excl. In the US Top 10, Ado’s “New Genesis” vaults 18-8, with 21.8 million streams (up 31%) and 19,000 sold (up 17%). The Japanese singer’s song is on the rise after the August 6 premiere The One Piece Movie: Redas the song serves as the theme of the 15th edition of A piece anime movie series. In seven previous appearances on the chart, Ado peaked at number 16 with her first entry, “Usseewa”, in February 2021.
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