Alongside the Oct. 14 arrival of “Easy on Me,” Adele’s first new song in six years, the superstar singer-songwriter dots Billboard’s LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts dated Oct. 23 thanks to leaps in lyric usages and searches for songs in her catalog.
The LyricFind Global and LyricFind U.S. charts rank the fastest momentum-gaining tracks in lyric-search queries and usages globally and in the U.S., respectively, provided by LyricFind. The Global chart includes queries from all countries, including the U.S. The company is the world’s leader in licensed lyrics, with data provided by more than 5,000 publishers and utilized by more than 100 services, including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Microsoft, SoundHound and iHeartRadio. The latest tracking week ended Oct. 17.
On the LyricFind Global chart, Adele launches six songs, paced by “Love in the Dark,” from her 2015 LP 25, at No. 8, with a 592% increase in global lyric usages in the Oct. 11-17 tracking period, according to LyricFind. “Set Fire to the Rain” (from 2011’s 21) follows at No. 13 (up 276%), while “Chasing Pavements” (from 2008’s 19) starts at No. 15 (up 416%), giving the chart at least one song from each Adele studio album released so far.
The other three Adele songs on LyricFind Global: “When We Were Young” (25; No. 17, up 352%), “Someone Like You” (21; No. 23, up 246%) and “Easy on Me,” at No. 25.
Adele also lands one song on LyricFind U.S.: “Chasing Pavements,” at No. 14.
“Easy on Me,” the first taste of Adele’s album 30, due Nov. 19, concurrently debuts at No. 68 on the streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 dated Oct. 23 after only its first five hours availability. It is expected to challenge for No. 1 on the Hot 100 dated Oct. 30, based on preliminary metrics from MRC Data.