Robin Thicke spends a fourth weeks at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart with his “Blurred Lines” helped by T.I. and Pharrell.
Mr. Williams is also at No.2 on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” which is at No.2 for a fourth week now, having spent a single week at the top.
The Top 4 is holding steady again this week with “Let Her Go” by Passenger (now 3x▲ Platinum) holding at No.3 for a fourth week, and the song is the only new certification within the Top 100 this week. Holding for a second week at their No.4 peak are Bastille with “Pompeii”, whilst blasting up twenty-nine places to a new peak of No.5 is Matt Corby with his new track “Resolution”. His former No.3 EP “Into the Flame” returns at No.99 this week.
Also landing a new peak is Rudimental with “Waiting All Night”, up a place to No.6, pushing Jason DeRulo and “The Other Side” down two places to No.7. Paramore with “Still into You” and the Bruno Mars track “Treasure” hold at No.8 and No.10 respectively, but in-between is Mariah Carey and Miguel who jump up eight places to No.9 with “#Beautiful”, becoming Mariah’s sixteenth Top 10 single here and her first since October 2005’s “Shake it off”, which reached No.6.
NEW PEAKS & MOVERS: Armin van Buuren and Trevor Guthrie keep jumping up each week, and this time their track “This is What it Feels Like” is up fifteen places to No.13, whilst also gaining their first Top 20 hit are Imagine Dragons with “Radioactive”, up five places this week to No.20, surpassing the No.23 peak for the song with the same name from March 2013 by Rita Ora. Lana Del Rey leaps up thirty-five places to a new peak of No.22 with “Young and Beautiful” and Little Mix and Missy Elliott move up four places to No.29 with “How Ya Doin?” Ke$ha returns to her former No.32 peak with “Crazy Kids”, up nine places this week, and up ten spots to No.40 are Duke Dumond and A*M*E with “Need U (100%)”.
DOWN DOWN: “Can’t Hold Us” for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is down two places to No.11, having spent twelve weeks inside the Top 10, one of those weeks at No.1. His two former No.1 singles spent 14 weeks (Thrift Shop TW-62) and 9 weeks (Same Love TW-92), whilst his new track debuts at No.83. The other Top 10 dropout falls forty places to No.46, Harrison Craig’s version of “Can’t Help Falling in Love”. After leaping into the Top 20 last week, J Lo and Pits “Live it Up” falls back six places to No.26 this week, with Pink and T.I. down seven places to No.34 with “Guns and Roses”. Little Mix are up with their new track, but their former Top 10 single “Change Your Life” is down eleven places to No.35, with Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man” falling ten places to No.45 and Nelly’s “Hey Porsche” falls nine spots to No.48.
NEW – #13 – It Had Better Be Tonight – Harrison Craig
The VOICE Season 2 (The Finals): Harrison Craig lands the highest new entry again this week (his third now) as his version of the Michael Buble song “It Had Better Be Tonight” debuts at No.12. This is followed at No.23 with Celia Pavey and “Edelweiss” (Sound of Music Soundtrack-1965) and Luke Kennedy at No.25 with “Freedom ‘90” (George Michael HP-18, peaked Feb 1991). Miss Murphy debuts at No.30 with “Killing Me Softly” (The Fugees version HP-1, peaked June 1996) and Danny Ross is in at No.33 with “Old Man” (Neil Young-1972). Jackie Sannia enters at No.42, the peak of the original version of “Smoke” (Natalie Imbruglia HP-42, Jan 1999), and Steve Clisby lands at No.49 with “New York State of Mind” (Billy Joel – 1976).
Just outside the Top 50, Mitchell Anderson debuts at No.54 with “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted” (Jimmy Ruffin, HP-98, Dec 1966) and Kiyomi Vella is in at No.58 with “Young Blood” (The Naked & Famous HP-26, Feb 2011), Michael Stangel debuts at No.65 with “Everybody Hurts” (R.E.M. HP-6, peaked Aug 1993) and lastly Simon Meli debuts at No.77 with “Tiny Dancer” (Elton John B-side of ‘Rocket Man’ HP-13 mid 1972). As I mentioned above, Harrison is down forty places to No.46 with “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, Luke falls forty-five places to No.56 with “Please Don’t Ask Me” and Celia’s “Jolene” tumbles forty-four places to No.59. And thanks to Alex Gibson singing The Temper Trap’s “Sweet Disposition” (HP-14); the original returns to the Top 100 at No.81.
NEW – #47 – Dear Darlin’ by Olly Murs
There are six debuts from The Voice S2 before the first non-contestant enters, which is Olly Murs with his fifth chart entry, “Dear Darlin”, debuting at No.47 this week. It’s the third single from his “Right Place Right Time” (TW-40) album, with “Army of Two” (HP-19) at No.84 this week, the albums first single was “Troublemaker” (HP-4).
NEW – #50 – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got) – Fergie feat Q-Tip & GoonRock
The second track lifted from this weeks No.2 album “The Great Gatsby” Soundtrack sees the return of Black Eyed Peas’ Fergie, becoming her eleventh chart entry and second from a soundtrack, as her “Labels or Love” was in the ‘Sex & the City 2’ film. She was last on the charts from April 2010 as guest vocalist on David Guetta’s track “Gettin’ over You” (HP-5).
Lower 50: Brisbane’s Sheppard jump up twenty-one places to No.52 with their self-titled EP featuring the radio hit “Let Me Down Easy”, and Selena Gomez is back up three places to a new peak of No.63 with “Come & Get it”. Vance Joy is back up fourteen places to No.67 with “Riptide” (HP-66), and returning to the Top 100 is Fall Out Boy with “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light ‘em Up)” (HP-30) at No.76, A$AP Rocky at No.96 with “F**kin’ Problems”, Icona Pop at No.98 with “I Love it” and Psy is back in at 100 with “Gangnam Style”.
2 Chainz lands his first lead chart entry in Australia as he debuts at No.55 with “We Own it” feat Wiz Khalifa and in at No.66 is Jessie J with “Wild”, her seventh chart entry here. Zedd featuring Foxes debuts at No.71 with “Clarity” with the final new entry in at No.83, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with “Wing$”, his fifth chart entry, and will it become his fourth No.1 single here?
Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to Australian-Charts.com
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