In the Aug. 19-25 tracking period, the song vaulted by 48% to 4.9 million official U.S. streams, according to Luminate.
Originally released as part of a two-song single in 2019 (longside “Kiss the Go-Goat”, “Cross” has been revitalized in recent weeks due to a trend using both the original and an altered version of the song on TikTok.
“Cross” also debuts at No. 11 on Rock Streaming Songs.
Concurrently, the track ranks at No. 13 on Hard Rock Digital Song Sales with 1,000 downloads sold (also up 48%). It originally hit No. 2 in 2019.
“Cross” is not currently being promoted as a radio single. In March, Ghost released its latest album, Impera, which debuted at No. 1 on Top Rock & Alternative Albums and Top Hard Rock Albums and No. 2, the band’s best rank, on the Billboard 200. The set’s third single, “Spillways,” lifts into the top 20 on Mainstream Rock Airplay (22-20); it follows two No. 1s: “Call Me Little Sunshine,” for two weeks in May, and “Hunter’s Moon” (one, January).