YouTube Music is adding playlists for YouTube Charts in 29 markets. Each will get five chart playlists – three specific to the country and two global. With 1B monthly users, the charts and playlists offer a unique global overview, alongside a local snapshot.
Users can also add their favorite charts to their library.
The Charts & Playlists
• Top 100 Songs: The most played songs on YouTube – Global and local charts available
The Top Songs chart combines the number of views of a song on YouTube (including the official music video, official song used in user generated content and lyric videos). The Top Songs chart is updated weekly on Sunday at 12pm PST. Each country will get both a global and country specific version of this chart. This week, the US list is topped by thank u, next, followed by Travis Scott’s SICKO MODE (feat Drake) and Halsey’s Without Me.
• Top 100 Music Videos: The most viewed music videos – Global and local charts available
The Top Music Videos chart goes beyond the song and gives fans the chance to dive into the most viewed official music videos on the platform. Top Videos is updated weekly on Sunday at 12pm PST. Each country will get both a global and country specific version of this chart. This week, the US list is topped by the same two tracks as the songs list – with Nicki Minaj at #3 with Good Form ft Lil Wayne
• Top 20 Trending – local chart
The new Trending chart is updated multiple times a day to provide a unique, real time view of the hottest new music fans are enjoying in a specific country. The Trending chart is YouTube’s first dedicated external signal of the most viewed new music on the platform, providing an instant snapshot of what is driving music culture. Ariana Grande completes her clean sweep in the US this week, with XXXTENTACION’s Guardian angel and Kodak Black’s Calling My Spirit rounding out the top 3.