IFPI Global Charts

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GLOBAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND BIGGEST SINGLES & ALBUMS

IFPI charts for top global artists, albums and singles show a recording industry that continues to break new global superstars.

Top 10 global recording artists 2019

1
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
2
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran
3
Post Malone
Post Malone
4
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish
5
Queen
Queen
6
Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande
7
BTS
BTS
8
Drake
Drake
9
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
10
The Beatles
The Beatles

IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award Winners

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IFPI Global Top Digital Singles of 2019

Global converted track equivalents (m)

1
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish
bad guy
19.5
2
Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X
Old Town Road
18.4
3
Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello
Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello
Señorita
16.1
4
Post Malone, Swae Lee
Post Malone, Swae Lee
Sunflower
13.4
5
Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande
7 rings
13.3
6
Tones and I
Tones and I
Dance Monkey
11.4
7
Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber
Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber
I Don’t Care
10.3
8
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
Shallow
10.2
9
Lewis Capaldi
Lewis Capaldi
Someone You Loved
9.1
10
Halsey
Halsey
Without Me
9.1
Source: IFPI. Includes audio streams, video streams and permanent downloads on a global basis, across calendar year 2019, using track equivalent units to combine measurements of digital sales and streams.

IFPI Global Top Albums of 2019

Units (m)

1
ARASHI
ARASHI
5×20 All the BEST!! 1999-2019
3.3
2
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Lover
3.2
3
BTS
BTS
MAP OF THE SOUL : PERSONA
2.5
4
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
A Star Is Born (OST)
1.2
5
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish
WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
1.2
6
Queen
Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody
1.2
7
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran
No.6 Collaborations Project
1.1
8
Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande
thank u, next
1.0
9
Rammstein
Rammstein
Rammstein
0.9
10
The Beatles
The Beatles
Abbey Road
0.8
Source: IFPI. Includes physical and digital download albums to rank the biggest albums of 2019.

Weekly charts around the world

Below are links to the official weekly charts for some of the world’s biggest music markets. For information on how these charts are compiled or any other details on the local charts, please contact the chart supplier directly.

The list below is not comprehensive. Please check back for future updates and further chart supplier details to be added to this list.

AUSTRALIA

ARIA

www.ariacharts.com.au

CANADA

Billboard

www.billboard.com

FRANCE

SNEP

www.snepmusique.com

GERMANY

Offizielle Deutsche Charts

www.offiziellecharts.de

UNITED KINGDOM

Official Charts Company

www.officialcharts.com