Harry Styles wins IFPI Global Single Award
British singer-songwriter Harry Styles introduced to his Grammy and BRIT Awards triumphs on Thursday while his chart-topping hit “As It Was” won the IFPI Global Single Award for 2022, the recorded tune enterprise consultant frame stated.
The prize is given to the music artist scoring the sector’s first-rate-promoting single of the yr across all digital codecs.
The synth-pop track, from Styles’ third studio album “Harry’s House”, changed into released in April and topped charts around the world.
Styles, who rose to fame as part of boy band One Direction, this month received tune of the 12 months at the BRIT Awards for the track. “Harry’s House” gained album of the yr both there and at the Grammys.
“Harry first obtained an IFPI Award as a part of One Direction when we first released the IFPI Global Recording Artist Chart 10 years in the past,” IFPI Chief Executive Frances Moore stated in a declaration.
“So it’s an honour to give him with an award this 12 months for his stellar unmarried ‘As It Was’ which has soundtracked the year for such a lot of music lovers around the arena.”
“Heat Waves” with the aid of British indie rockers Glass Animals got here 2nd in the IFPI chart, followed via Justin Bieber and The Kid Laroi collaboration “Stay” at no.3.
The Top 20 additionally capabilities for the first time four songs achieved predominantly in Spanish, with Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny appearing twice for his collaboration with Chencho Corleone “Me Porto Bonito” at no. 9 and his solo hit “Tití Me Preguntó” at no. Eleven.
Another exceptional showing is Kate Bush’s 1985 hit “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)”, which enjoyed a resurgence last year thanks to the hit Netflix show “Stranger Things”. It got here in at no. Sixteen on the IFPI chart.