Billboard ranks songs based on streaming and sales data from more than 200 territories. The worldwide tallies shows, ‘The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s “Stay” remains the biggest song in the world, as it spends a sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 chart and a fourth frame atop the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. tally.’
Also, BTS’ ‘Butter’, a former Global 200 and Global Excl. U.S. No. 1, surged back to No. 3 on both the charts after the release of remix with Megan Thee Stallion; Kanye West gets three songs in the Global 200’s top 10; and Doja Cat’s June release “Woman” ascends to the Global Excl. U.S. top 10.
The two Billboard Global Charts began in September 20 and ranks songs based on streaming and sales activity culled from more than 200 territories around the world. The Billboard Global 200 is inclusive of worldwide data and Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart includes data from territories excluding the U.S.
Stay commanded the spot of No. 1 for six weeks consistently, and drew 125.7 million streams and sold 24,700 downloads (up 1% in each metric) worldwide in the Aug. 27-Sept. alone. The only other song to do so is BTS’ Butter, which drew 289.5 million streams only in June.
Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” holds at No. 2 on the Global 200, after a week atop the chart and Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby” dips to No. 4 on the Global 200 from its No. 3 high, while Kanye West runs with Hurricane,” at No. 5; “Jail,” at No. 6; and “Off the Grid,” at No. 7.