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Introducing Global Charts to YouTube Music

  • By The YouTube Music Team
  • Oct.05.2020
Introducing Global Charts to YouTube Music
With Global Charts, people can browse top songs, music videos, artists, and trending content — both globally and in 57 individual countries.

This past April, we launched the Explore tab as the go-to destination for music discovery on YouTube Music. The Explore tab introduces users to new albums, singles, and music videos, and also helps them easily navigate our vast catalog of diverse playlists through the Moods & Genres section. If you’re looking to stay current with key moments in music culture, look no further than the Explore tab

Starting today, we’re excited to announce that we are expanding the Explore tab to include our global YouTube Charts. For the very first time, YouTube Music users will be able to directly engage with the most popular music from 57 countries around the world! The Charts section within Explore features the following for each country:


  • Top songs

    • The most played songs on YouTube

  • Top music videos

    • The most viewed music videos

  • Top artists

    • The biggest artists on YouTube

  • Genres

    • The top videos across the major genres on YouTube

  • Trending

    • What’s new and hot in music right now


Using our Global Charts and Trends, we’re able to share with you the most popular songs from around the world, no matter where you’re located. Curious what the top songs are in France? Always wondered what’s trending in South Africa? Easily shift between locations by filtering through 57 countries and counting! The Charts section is your new opportunity to travel the globe through sound. 

For more information on our Music Charts and Insights, take a look at our Help Center.

If you don’t already have YouTube Music, download the YouTube Music app in the Play Store or App Store.

Happy listening and exploring!