Mariah Carey‘s “All I Need for Christmas Is You” holds at No. 1 on each the Billboard International 200 and Billboard International Excl. U.S. charts. The carol provides an eleventh complete week at No. 1 on the previous and a sixth week atop the latter, courting to the charts’ inceptions two years in the past.
Pls, SZA‘s “Kill Invoice,” from her new album, SOS, blasts onto the International 200 at No. 5, whereas vacation hits by Brenda Lee, Bobby Helms, Andy Williams and Michael Bublé, amongst others, make additional worldwide beneficial properties.
The 2 world charts, which started in September 2020, rank songs primarily based on streaming and gross sales exercise culled from greater than 200 territories all over the world, as compiled by Luminate. The Billboard International 200 is inclusive of worldwide knowledge and the Billboard International Excl. U.S. chart includes knowledge from territories excluding the U.S.
Chart ranks are primarily based on a weighted system incorporating official-only streams on each subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music providers, in addition to obtain gross sales, the latter of which replicate purchases from full-service digital music retailers from all over the world, with gross sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) websites excluded from the charts’ calculations.
‘Christmas’ Tops International 200, ‘Kill Invoice’ Debuts
Mariah Carey’s “All I Need for Christmas Is You” retains at No. 1 on the Billboard International 200 with 93.6 million streams (up 10%) and 16,000 offered (up 50%) worldwide within the Dec. 9-15 monitoring week. The trendy vacation basic, launched in 1994, provides an eleventh week on the summit, and third this vacation season, after it led for 4 weeks every over the 2020 and 2021 holidays.
Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Across the Christmas Tree,” initially launched in 1958, hits a brand new International 200 excessive, making a 4-2 get together hop with 67.3 million streams (up 18%) and 6,000 offered (up 5%). It reached a earlier No. 3 finest in every of the previous two vacation seasons.
Wham!’s “Final Christmas,” from 1984, dips to No. 3 from its No. 2 International 200 excessive and the late Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock,” from 1957, rises 6-4, returning to its finest rank reached over each the 2020 and 2021 holidays.
SZA’s “Kill Invoice” soars onto the International 200 at No. 5 with 57.9 million streams and 1,000 offered worldwide. The track, from her album, SOS – new at No. 1 on the U.S.-based Billboard 200 chart – marks her third prime 10 because the International 200 started, and highest-charting with lead billing, following her featured activate Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me Extra” (No. 3, Could 2021) and her personal “Good Days” (No. 7, February 2021).
Elsewhere within the International 200’s prime 10, the late Andy Williams’ 1963 chestnut “It’s the Most Great Time of the 12 months” pushes 14-9 (43.5 million streams, up 16%; 2,000 offered, up 8%, worldwide); it hit a No. 7 excessive within the 2020 vacation season.
Carey Crowns International Excl. U.S.; Lee, Bublé Sure
Mariah Carey’s “All I Need for Christmas Is You” continues atop the Billboard International Excl. U.S. chart, with 57.1 million streams (up 7%) and 5,000 downloads offered (up 8%) in territories exterior the U.S. Dec. 9-15. The track provides a sixth complete week at No. 1, and second this Yuletide season, after it dominated for every week throughout the 2020 holidays and for 3 frames over final yr’s vacation season.
Wham!’s “Final Christmas” holds at its No. 2 International Excl. U.S. excessive; Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” is regular at No. 3 after eight nonconsecutive weeks on prime, starting in October; Rema and Selena Gomez’s “Calm Down” repeats at its No. 4 finest; and Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Across the Christmas Tree” dashes 9-5 (32.3 million streams, up 16%; 1,000 offered, up 9%, exterior the U.S.), hitting the highest 5 for the primary time.
Additionally within the International Excl. U.S. prime 10, Michael Bublé’s “It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” launched in 2011, jumps 11-6 (28.7 million streams, up 8%; 2,000 offered, up 5%, exterior the U.S.), revisiting its excessive reached over final yr’s holidays, and Bobby Helms’ “Jingle Bell Rock” reaches the area for the primary time, because it goes gliding 18-10 (27.2 million streams, up 15%; 1,000 offered, up 19%, exterior the U.S.).
The Billboard International 200 and Billboard International Excl. U.S. charts (dated Dec. 24, 2022) will replace on Billboard.com tomorrow (Dec. 20). For each charts, the highest 100 titles can be found to all readers on Billboard.com, whereas the whole 200-title rankings are seen on Billboard Professional, Billboard‘s subscription-based service. For all chart information, you possibly can comply with @billboard and @billboardcharts on each Twitter and Instagram.
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