Billboard's two global charts (the latest of which are dated April 24) 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.
'Montero' Holds Atop Global 200
Lil Nas X's "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" logs a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200, with 107.1 million streams (down 2%) and 25,500 sold (up 27%) worldwide in the April 9-15 tracking week. The sums mark the week's top streaming and sales totals.
Justin Bieber's "Peaches," featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon, keeps at No. 2 on the Global 200, following its two-week reign.
Polo G's "Rapstar" bounds onto the Global 200 at No. 3 with 77.7 million streams and 6,300 sold globally in its first week. As previously reported, the track from the Chicago native launches as his first No. 1 on the U.S.-based Billboard Hot 100.
"Leave the Door Open" by Silk Sonic, the duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, dips 3-4 on the Global 200, after reaching No. 2, and Masked Wolf's "Astronaut in the Ocean" slips 4-5, after hitting No. 3.
Two other songs, by American acts, make their first appearances in the Global 200's top 10. Doja Cat's "Kiss Me More," featuring SZA, arrives on the chart at No. 7 (49.7 million streams; 9,900 sold worldwide) and Giveon's "Heartbreak Anniversary" ascends 11-10 (49.1 million streams; 2,800 sold). Thanks to "Peaches" and his new top 10, Giveon becomes the sixth act this year with concurrent top 10s in at least one week, joining Bieber, Drake, Ariana Grande, Olivia Rodrigo and The Weeknd.
'Peaches' No. 1 Again Outside U.S.
Justin Bieber's "Peaches," featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon, adds a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, encompassing its entire run on the ranking so far, with 67.2 million streams and 7,600 sold (up 2% in each metric) in territories outside the U.S. in the April 9-15 tracking week.
Lil Nas X's "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" keeps at its No. 2 high on the Global Excl. U.S. survey; Masked Wolf's "Astronaut in the Ocean" rises 4-3, after reaching No. 2; Silk Sonic's "Leave the Door Open" lifts 5-4 for a new high; and The Weeknd's "Save Your Tears" pushes 6-5, after hitting No. 2.
Further in the Global Excl. U.S. chart's top 10, Los Legendarios, Wisin and Jhay Cortez, all from Puerto Rico, surge 15-8 with the all-Spanish-language "Fiel," which drew 33.5 million streams (up 11%) outside the U.S. in the tracking week. The collaboration also reaches the top 10, jumping 12-7, on the U.S-based Hot Latin Songs chart.
The Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts (dated April 24) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (April 20). 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.