SB19 scored their first hit on the Billboard charts with 'Gento’

A third of the positions on this week’s World Digital Song Sales chart are, as the chart’s name suggests, occupied by debuts featuring artists from different parts of the world. Among the new entries is one of the main acts from the Philippines, who get their first best seller in the US.

SB19, a boy band from the Philippines, debuts on the Global Digital Song Sales Chart this week. Their single „Gento” reached No. enters at 8, giving the group their top 10.

„Gento” is the second-highest debut on the global digital song sales chart this week behind Enhipen’s new single „Bite Me.” That tune starts at number 7, just one spot ahead of SB19.

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SB19 became the first Filipino band to reach the World Digital Song Sales Chart with „Gento”. While the figure is open to artists from around the world, it is often dominated by K-pop or African stars, who often occupy most of the spots on the list. This week, African superstar Rima hit No. 1 with „Calm Down” featuring Selena Gomez, a remix that was released months ago.

The Filipino boy band experienced early on advertisement board A chart success when last year’s hot trending songs appeared on the chart. The ranking was introduced to reflect the songs people are discussing on social media. Like the World Digital Song Sales chart, it soon became saturated with K-pop groups, singles, a few Western musicians, and occasional acts from other regions such as the Philippines.

While „Gento” didn’t rack up enough sales to make it onto the all-genre digital song sales charts, SB19’s presence on a chart focused primarily on traditional consumption metrics could be a head start for the group, pointing to opportunities for further recognition. success

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