International Charts Analysis: Major Lazer dominate global singles charts

On singles charts compiled from sales alone, from a mixture of sales and streams and from a combination of sales, streams and radio play, Major Lazer's Cold Water collaboration with Justin Bieber and MØ is the world's most popular single at present, leading the countdown in no fewer than 35 countries, including the UK.

It augers well for Major Lazer's upcoming fourth album, Music Is The Weapon – and, in a market where the only major global phenomenon since ...

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