Harry Styles wins IFPI Global Single Award for ‘As It Was’

The IFPI – the organisation that represents the global recorded music industry – has announced that ‘As It Was’ by Harry Styles is the winner of their Global Single Award for 2022.

This follows an amazing run of achievements for Harry at this year’s Grammy Awards and BRIT Awards.

The IFPI Global Single Award is presented to the artist with the world’s best-selling single of the year across all digital formats. The No.1 selling single, released in 2022, topped the charts with 2.8 billion global streams.

‘As It Was’ is Harry Styles’ first IFPI Global Single Award. It marks the tenth anniversary of his other IFPI Award wins with previous band One Direction, who topped the first ever IFPI Global Recording Artist Chart and also the IFPI Global Album Chart back in 2013.

Other Sony Music artists to make the Top 20 IFPI Global Single Awards included The Kid LAROI, Adele and Lil Nas X.

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