music / News

Britney Spears and Hit #1 on Global Singles Chart

January 18, 2013 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Britney Spears and have topped the global singles chart. MediaTraffic reports that “Scream and Shout” sold 409,000 copies worldwide this week, enough to unseat the US #1 track in Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven.” Mars’ single sold 378,000 copies and fell to #2 in its fifteenth week on the global chart.

Coming in at #3 was Taylor Swift with “I Knew You Were Trouble” (321,000 copies sold), up two spots from last week. Rihanna’s “Diamonds” fell two spots to #4 with 321,000 in sales while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” featuring Wanz was up five spots to #5 with 277,000 sold.

Check out the full top 10 below:

1. Britney Spears and – “Scream and Shout”
2. Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
3. Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”
4. Rihanna – “Diamonds”
5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (ft. Wanz) – “Thrift Shop”
6. Swedish House Mafia (ft. John Martin) – “Don’t You Worry Child”
7. PSY – “Gangnam Style”
8. The Lumineers – “Ho Hey”
9. Pink – “Try”
10. Alicia Keys (ft. Nicki Minaj) – “Girl on Fire”

article topics

Jeremy Thomas
comments powered by Disqus