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The Global Countdown

Join Fernando Augusto Pacheco for a spin through the hits and misses of the world’s music charts, from the sublime to the ridiculous and everything in between. Whether it’s tropical treats from his native Brazil, a surprise hip-hop smash in Mongolia or the latest Swedish pop sensation, Fernando is on hand every week to ensure you never miss a beat.

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India:

This week, Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco listens to the top songs in India.

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9326 Jan 2023
10 min

India: 

This week, Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco listens to the top songs in India.

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9219 Jan 2023
10 min

Spain: 

This week, Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco listens to the top songs in Spain.

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9112 Jan 2023
10 min

French Polynesia: 

This week, Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco listens to the top songs in French Polynesia.

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9029 Dec 2022
10 min

The Global Countdown – Winter Soundtrack: 

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco chooses a winter soundtrack to warm up your evening.

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8922 Dec 2022
10 min

Winter Soundtrack: 

Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco chooses a winter soundtrack to warm up your evening.

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8815 Dec 2022
9 min

The Global Countdown World Cup final: 

This week, it’s the big final of The Global Countdown World Cup, in which we listen to find out which country’s number-one song deserves the trophy. Who will win – the Netherlands, Germany, Argentina or South Korea?

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878 Dec 2022
11 min

The Global Countdown World Cup – Semi-finals: 

This week in The Global Countdown World Cup, it’s time for the semi-finals. Listen to find out which country’s number-one song will go through to the final. Will it be music from the Netherlands, Iran, Argentina, Denmark, Germany, Morocco, Cameroon or South Korea?

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861 Dec 2022
10 min

The Global Countdown World Cup - Groups G and H: 

Listen to The Global Countdown World Cup to find out which country’s number-one song deserves the trophy. This week we listen to songs from the countries in Groups G and H, so expect Swiss rap and Uruguayan ballads.

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8524 Nov 2022
10 min

The Global Countdown World Cup - Groups E and F: 

It’s time for The Global Countdown World Cup. Listen to find out which country’s number-one song deserves the trophy. This week we look at music from the nations in Groups E and F, so expect German dancehall and Moroccan hip-hop.

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8417 Nov 2022
10 min

The Global Countdown World Cup – Groups C and D: 

It’s time for the Global Countdown World Cup edition. Listen to find out which country’s number-one song deserves the trophy. This week we look at songs from the countries in Groups C and D so expect Argentinian rap and Polish ballads.

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8310 Nov 2022
10 min

The Global Countdown World Cup – Groups A and B: 

It’s time for the Global Countdown World Cup. Listen to find out which country’s number-one song deserves the trophy. We start by looking at songs from the countries in Groups A and B. Expect Dutch electro-pop, protest songs and more.

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823 Nov 2022
6 min

Gabon: 

Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the top songs in Gabon.

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8127 Oct 2022
12 min

Latin America: 

This week, Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the top songs in five Latin American countries.

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8020 Oct 2022
10 min

Germany: 

For this week's Global Countdown, Monocle's Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the top songs in Germany.

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7913 Oct 2022
10 min

Latvia: 

This week, Fernando Augusto Pacheco looks at the top songs in Latvia.

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