Notable Moves On This Week’s World Songs Chart
This week on the World Digital Song Sales chart, BTS rules the roost, no matter how one looks at it. The septet is back at No. 1, they control the top three spots, and they claim well over half of all the spaces on the 25-rung tally. Simply put, nobody could beat the chart-topping outfit this time around…though that’s not to say other acts don’t make waves with their own smashes as well.
Here are five tracks whose moves are worth noting on this week’s World Digital Song Sales chart.
No. 1 – BTS – “On”
As their new single “Dynamite” conquers the Hot 100 (but not this ranking, as it’s not eligible), quite a few older BTS smashes return to the World Digital Song Sales chart, and the band occupies more than 60% of all available spots on this week’s tally.
Leading the charge among all of the South Korean band’s 16 charting hits is former chart-topper “On,” which ruled the roster earlier this year. The tune wasn’t present on the list last frame, but this time around it reappears at No. 1, earning another stay in the penthouse.
No. 12 – TWICE – “More & More”
South Korean girl group TWICE is back on the World Digital Song Sales chart this week with “More & More,” which returns to the list for another spin. The single rose all the way to No. 2 not long ago, and it’s back this time around as the band has re-released the cut, only in English. The popular tune reappears at No. 12, a fair position for a composition that has already performed so well.
No. 15 – KARD – “Gunshot”
South Korean quartet KARD is back yet again with another win, “Gunshot,” which opens at No. 15. The tune is their twelfth to reach the World Digital Song Sales chart, and it marks their second hit on the ranking of 2020. “Gunshot” is one of three tracks featured on their new short release Way with Words, which doesn’t quite make it to the World Albums list.
No. 16 – Beyoncé – “Already (ft. Shatta Wale & Major Lazer)”
Recently, Beyoncé climbed all the way to the runner-up rung on the World Digital Song Sales chart with “Already,” which is present on her album The Lion King: The Gift and which was prominently featured in her Black Is King film. The tune, which credits fellow musicians Shatta Wale and Major Lazer, continues its downward movement on the ranking, falling from No. 5 all the way to No. 16 this frame, pushed out of the top 10 by incoming BTS hits.
No. 20 – Itzy – “Not Shy”
Just as Queen Bey, Shatta Wale and Major Lazer are all forced to vacate the top 10 on the World Digital Song Sales chart due to a surge in BTS cuts finding their way back into the uppermost tier, South Korean stars Itzy must do the same. Their recent success “Not Shy” debuted at No. 8 last frame, and now it barely hangs on inside the top 20, settling in at No. 20.