BTS And BLACKPINK Land Top 10 Spots On Billboard’s New Global 200 Charts

BTS and BLACKPINK have grabbed high ranks on Billboard’s new charts that rank songs based on international streaming and sales!

On September 14, Billboard and MRC announced that they have launched two new weekly charts to rank the most popular tracks globally: the Billboard Global 200 chart and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart.

Both charts are based on sales and streaming data from more than 200 territories, and the rankings are determined by a weighted formula that combines official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of leading digital platforms with downloads from major online music retailers around the world.

The first charts reflect data from the tracking week of September 4 to September 10. While the full rankings will be announced on September 15, the top 10 on each of the inaugural charts have been revealed.

“WAP” by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion takes No. 1 on the first ever Global 200 chart, with 100.9 million global streams and 23,000 global downloads for the tracking week.

BTS’s “Dynamite” grabs No. 2 on the Global 200, after racking up 83.4 million streams and 36,000 downloads. This makes “WAP” the most-streamed title for the week globally, while “Dynamite” was the top-selling track around the world.

BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream” lands No. 8 on the Global 200.

The Global 200 top 10 is as follows:

1. Cardi B’s “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion
2. BTS’s “Dynamite”
3. 24kGoldn’s “Mood”
4. Maluma’s “Hawai”
5. Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later” featuring Lil Durk
6. Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)”
7. The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights”
8. BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream”
9. DaBaby’s “Rockstar” featuring Roddy Rich
10. Harry Styles’s “Watermelon Sugar”

Over on the Global 200 Excl. U.S. chart, Maluma’s “Hawai” grabs No. 1 (85.3 million streams and 1,000 sold in territories outside the United States) while BTS’s “Dynamite” takes No. 2 (70.9 million streams and 15,000 sold). “WAP” is No. 3 with 54.6 million streams and 6,000 sold. BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream” comes in No. 6.

The Global 200 Excl. U.S. top 10 is as follows:

1. Maluma’s “Hawai”
2. BTS’s “Dynamite”
3. Cardi B’s “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion
4. 24kGoldn’s “Mood”
5. Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)”
6. BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream”
7. The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights”
8. Sech’s “Relation”
9. Harry Styles’s “Watermelon Sugar”
10. Ozuna’s “Caramelo”

Congratulations to BTS and BLACKPINK!

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