Billboard‘s two global charts (the latest of which are dated July 17) began last September and rank songs based on streaming and sales activity culled from more than 200 territories around the world, as compiled by MRC Data. The Billboard Global 200 is inclusive of worldwide data and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart comprises data from territories excluding the U.S.
Chart rankings are based on a weighted formula incorporating official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music services, as well as download sales, the latter of which reflect purchases from full-service digital music retailers from around the world, with sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites excluded from the charts’ calculations.
‘Good’ Scores Sixth Week Atop Global 200
Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U” adds a sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200, as the leader by the southern California native drew 80.3 million streams and sold 13,5000 (down 6% in each metric) worldwide in the July 2-8 tracking week.
Rodrigo now boasts the two longest commands outright in the Global 200 chart’s history so far, as her “Drivers License” ruled for eight weeks beginning in January. Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” ranks third, having led for five weeks starting in April.
Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” holds at No. 2 in its second week on the Global 200, while Måneskin ascends to a career-best No. 3 high on the chart with “Beggin’,” which surges 5-3, up 17% to 77.8 million streams and 25% to 12,200 sold worldwide.
BTS’ “Butter” dips 3-4 on the Global 200, after two weeks at No. 1, and The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears” rebounds 6-5, following its one-week reign.
‘Bad’ Tops Global Excl. U.S. for Second Frame
Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, a week after it launched at the summit, with 51.7 million streams (up 6%) and 30,700 sold (down 26%) in territories outside the U.S. in the July 2-8 tracking week.
As on the Global 200, Måneskin reaches a new career high on the Global Excl. U.S. chart, as “Beggin’ ” rises 4-2, up 15% to 67.4 million streams and 15% to 8,400 sold worldwide.
BTS’ “Butter” drops 2-3 on the Global Excl. U.S. chart, following five weeks at No. 1; Olivia Rodrigo’s “Good 4 U” slips 3-4, after five weeks at its No. 2 high; and The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears” lifts 6-5, also after hitting No. 2.
The Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts (dated July 17) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (July 13). For both charts, the top 100 titles are available to all readers on Billboard.com, while the complete 200-title rankings are visible on Billboard Pro, Billboard‘s subscription-based service. For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
Source: News | Billboard