South Auckland music producer Jawsh 685 has made it into the top 10 of Billboard's new Global 200 chart, rubbing shoulders with names like Cardi B, Drake, The Weeknd and Harry Styles.
Also known as Joshua Stylah, the 17-year-old beat maker's hit song 'Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat)' featuring US singer Jason Derulo has nabbed the number six spot of the newly-launched chart, meant to track the most popular songs in the world.
The Manurewa High School student is the only representative from Aotearoa, with nine of the 16 artists credited in the top 10 hailing from the US.
Speaking to this moment, Jawsh685 says: “Blessed to be coming up & representing my community and culture from South Auckland and the Pacific. Thank you to my incredible team and supporters, appreciate it always. Much alofa!”