Global body of recorded music IFPI named The Weeknd .’s hit single Save your tears has the winner of the 2021 Global Digital Singles Award.
IFPI says its Global Digital Singles Awards are presented to the world’s best-selling single of the year across all digital formats – including paid subscription streaming, supporting platforms single-track advertising, download and streaming.
The Weeknd is the first artist to win the Global Digital Single Award two years in a row, after topping the 2020 Global Digital Single Award with his single. Dimming lights.
Follow singles Heartless, In your eyes and Dimming lights, Save your tears is the fourth single released from The Weeknd .’s fourth studio album After many hours.
The song topped the charts around the world and with the release of a remix version including Ariana Grande, reached No.1 in the US in May 2021.
Save your tears certified Platinum in 14 markets, spanning three continents.
The Weeknd’s Save your tears topped the $2.15 billion Global Equivalent Application Stream, according to IFPI (see below).
Kid LAROI makes his first appearance on the chart, at #2, with his collaboration with Justin Bieber. STAY, which IFPI reported earned 2.07 billion Equivalent Global Registration Lines.
The Weeknd’s Dimming lightsThe #1 spot in the IFPI Global Digital Singles Chart 2020, continues to stay in the Top 10 for a second year, staying at #7.
K pop stars BTS came in at #4, with their single Butter.
The Korean band is the first group to win this award two years in a row.
“It was another hugely successful year for The Weeknd.”
Frances Moore, IFPI CEO, said: “It’s been another brilliant year for The Weeknd and Save Your Tears is without a doubt one of the world’s most loved songs.
“We want to send our huge congratulations to The Weeknd and all of his team on winning the Global Digital Singles Awards for the second year in a row – an incredible achievement.”Worldwide music business
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