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With 'Peaches,' Justin Bieber & Daniel Caesar Are First Canadians to Top Global Excl. U.S. Chart

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Justin Bieber, "Peaches"

They join Drake in having led either global survey.

As previously reported, Justin Bieber's "Peaches," featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon, soars in at No. 1 on both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts (dated April 3).

Breaking down their countries of origin, Bieber and Caesar are the first Canadian artists to rule the Global Excl. U.S. chart. Two weeks earlier, Drake became the first Canadian to top the Global 200, thanks to his No. 1 arrival with "What's Next."

Before Bieber and Caesar (both from Ontario; Giveon is from the U.S.), The Weeknd came closest to leading the Global Excl. U.S. chart among Canadians, reaching No. 2 with both "Blinding Lights" and "Save Your Tears" (dating to the global charts' September 2020 starts).

Bieber had previously reached a No. 4 high with "Monster," a duet with another Canadian, Shawn Mendes.

Meanwhile, Bieber charts 19 songs on both the Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. charts, including 15 from his new album Justice. On the latter list, he passes Ariana Grande (17, Nov. 7) for the most entries in a single week. On the former, he ties Morgan Wallen (Jan. 23) for the record.

Altogether, 15 Canadian acts have appeared on the Global Excl. U.S. chart, and 14 on the Global 200. Propelled by Bieber's big week, Canada surpasses Colombia to become the fourth-most-represented territory on both global charts, in terms of songs' total weeks in the surveys' histories. Ahead are the U.S., Puerto Rico (counted separately from the U.S. in this research to highlight its reach) and the U.K.

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