The Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart sees BTS’ “Yet to Come” rocket to No. 1 and become the group’s record-extending sixth number-one song. It’s from the South Korean superstars’ latest album Proof, which debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. Harry Styles’ “As It Was” returns to the top of the Billboard Global 200 chart for the tenth week.
Additionally, BTS’ “Run BTS,” also from Proof, and Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” debut in the Global Excl. U.S. top 10. “Yet to Come” enters at No. 2 in the Global 200’s top 10, joining Joji’s ballad and Bad Bunny’s “Efecto” as new entries.
The two charts, which debuted in September 2020, rank songs based on streaming and sales activity are drawn from more than 200 regions worldwide, as compiled by Luminate. The Billboard Global 200 includes data from all countries, whereas the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart includes data from nations other than the United States.
Chart rankings are based on a weighted formula that includes official-only streams on 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; sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites are excluded from the charts’ calculations.
BTS Takes the Top Spot on the Global Excl. The U.S. With 96.5 million streams and 42,000 sales outside of the United States in the tracking week of June 10–16, BTS’ “Yet to Come” storms to the top of the Billboard Global Excl.
The song is the group’s record-breaking sixth Global Excl. The U.S. No. 1 since the chart’s inception. Let’s review what happened: Beginning on September 26, 2020, “Dynamite” will spend eight weeks at No.
“Life Goes On,” one week, December 5, 2020
“Butter,” five weeks, June 5, 2021
“Permission to Dance,” one, July 24, 2021
Coldplay and “My Universe,” one, October 9, 2021
“Yet to Come,” June 25, 2022, is the only one so far.
Additionally, BTS (which is taking a self-described “hiatus”) banks its record-extending 17th week atop the Global Excl.
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” falls to No. 2 on Global Excl. The U.S. after a record 10 weeks at No. 1; Kate Bush’s 1985 classic “Running Up That Hill,” which was renewed thanks to its sync in Netflix’s Stranger Things, rises from No. 2 to No. 3; Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” drops to Nos. 3-4 after reaching No. 2; and Bad Bunn
BTS’ “Run BTS,” another song from Proof, debuted at No. 8 in the Global Excl. U.S. top 10 with 33 million streams and 19,000 foreign sales. The group now has nine top 10s on the chart thanks to “Yet to Come” and “Run BTS.”