Two weeks after competing in Sanremo, four of the acts from this years festival have found themselves on Billboard’s global Excl. U.S. chart, making them the first fully Italian songs to make it on to the chart since it was created in September 2020.
The chart lists the top 200 songs from digital downloads and streaming, across 200 countries throughout the world, including the United States. Colapesce & Dimartino, Francesca & Fedez, Måneskin and Madame all made the top 200.
How did all the acts do?
Madame with her song “Voce” was the lowest placing Sanremo act in the top 200, making it to number 146, with a total of 8.8 million streams. Colapesce & Dimartino were next up at number 120, with their song “Musica leggerissima“, which is the best selling Sanremo entry on the charts, with an impressive 93 million streams and 4,800 downloads.
With 11.1 million streams and 3,500 sales, winning entry and Eurovision 2021 song “Zitti e buoni” by Måneskin made it on to the charts at number 106. This means that the highest charting entry of Sanremo was Francesca and Fedez. With a total of 11.4 million streams, and 3,300 sales, “Chiamami per nome” made it to number 100 on the charts.
Colapesce & Dimartino, Francesca & Fedez, Måneskin and Madame join fellow Italians Gigi D’Agostino and Medusa on the Billboard charts, as well as reigning Eurovision champion Duncan Laurence. Duncan currently sits at number 16 on the Adult Contemporary chart and at number 32 on the Adult Pop Airplay chart.
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