Diamonds Still Number 1 Around the World, Scream & Shout Shoots up to Number 9



'Diamonds' is still atop the global track chart, now for a third week with 409.000 points, a 3,5% points decrease compared to the previous week. Bruno Mars' 'Locked Out Of Heaven' (which sounds like Police's 'Roxanne') climbs to the second place, reaches a new peak and wins 7% in points to 347.000 points. Psy's 'Gangnam Style' slides at no.3 in its 16th week on the hitlist and loses 18% in points to 330.000. Parallel to her no.3 entry on the album chart with 'Girl On Fire', Alicia Keys' single with the same title climbs from no.6 to no.4 after a 28% points increase to 279.000.

Rounds out the top five is Adele's 'Skyfall', which loses one slot and 9% in points to 256.000. 'Scream And Shout', a collaboration of Britney Spears and Black Eyed Peas member Will.I.Am, is this week's highest debut and shoots at no.9 with 195.000 points. It's Britney Spears' 25th global top 10 smash! 50 Cent opens at no.19 with his new track 'My Life', a collaboration with Eminem and Maroon 5 vocalist Adam Levine (120.000 points).

Also new are The Monsters' self-titled track at no.24 with 106.000 points,Akdong Musician's 'Don't Cross Your Leg' with 89.000 points, Kobukuro's 'Kami Hikôki' at no.36 with 82.000 points and Yang Yo Seob feat. Junhyung's 'Caffeine' at no.40 with (72.000 points). Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', the most successful Xmas song of the last 18 years, is on the way to the top 40 for another time. After the release in 1994, 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' went to no.1 on the global chart (week 52, 1994). It returned at no.23 in 2006 and since that year the song entered the top 40 every Xmas season: no.6 in 2007, no.13 in 2008, no.14 in 2009, no.16 in 2010, also in 2011. And where it peaks this year? Currently 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' ranks at no.52 with 56.000 points. Outside the top 40 waiting among others Florida Georgia Line's 'Cruise' at no.46, Ellie Goulding's 'Anything Could Happen' at no.51 and One Republic's 'Feel Again' at no.55 for their first appearance on the big list.

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