Maluma’s “Hawái” Reigns Atop the First-Ever Billboard Global Excl. U.S. Chart

Maluma’s celebrating aglobal first…

The 26-year-old Colombian singer’s latest single “Hawái,” which recently earned him his first No. 1 as a lead act on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, dominates the first-ever Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, on the strength of 85.3 million streams and 1,000 sold (again, in territories outside the U.S.).

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BTS‘ “Dynamite” comes in at No. 2 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart (70.9 million streams, 15,000 sold) and Cardi B‘s “WAP” ranks at No. 3 (54.6 million streams, 6,000 sold).

Reflecting Maluma’s worldwide presence, 91% of the global streams for “Hawái” in the tracking week were from territories outside the U.S. That compares to 54% for “WAP.”

Along those lines, “WAP” spent two weeks atop the U.S.-only, streaming-, sales- and airplay-based Billboard Hot 100 songs chart through the September 12-dated tally, while “Hawái” reached No. 60 on the Hot 100 in its first two chart weeks.

But Maluma and Cardi B aren’t the only charting Latinos…

Sech‘s “Relacion” comes in at No. 8, and Ozuna‘s “Caramelo,” ranks at No. 10. Also in the bracket: Blackpink and Selena Gomez‘s “Ice Cream” (No. 6.

While one song (“Hawái”) in the Billboard Global 200’s top 10 is sung in all-Spanish, three songs in the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart’s top 10 are either all- or almost-all Spanish-language, with “Hawai” joined by “Relacion” and “Caramelo.”

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