ARIA Singles - Delta Goodrem 'Wings' Spends Second Week On Top Of Australian Chart -
Delta Goodrem photo by Ros O'Gorman

Delta Goodrem photo by Ros O'Gorman

ARIA Singles – Delta Goodrem ‘Wings’ Spends Second Week On Top Of Australian Chart

by Gavin Ryan on August 22, 2015

in New Music,News,Noise Pro

Delta Goodrem spreads her “Wings” and nests atop of the ARIA Singles chart for a second week, plus the track picks up a Gold (●) sales certification too.

“Wings” now becomes Delta’s longest run at the top since October 2004’s “Out of the Blue” spent three weeks at No.1 (which is also the single with the longest run at No.1 for her), whilst “Wings” is now tied with her tracks “Lost Without You” (March 2003) and “Innocent Eyes” (June 2003) which also notched up two weeks apiece at No.1.

After three weeks at No.7, Calvin Harris and Disciples leap up five places to land at a new peak of No.2, becoming his third song to reach this high, as so far none of his tracks have reached the top here (yet). This song now ties with “Sweet Nothing” with Florence Welch (peaked upon debut, late October 2012 for two weeks) and “We Found Love” with Rihanna (peaked mid-October 2011 for five weeks), so with his previous #2’s spending multiple weeks there, could this track do the same.

The Weeknd is at No.3 for another week with “Can’t Feel My Face”, which is newly certified ▲Platinum in sales, whilst also holding this week at No.4 is former No.1 “Are You With Me” by Lost Frequencies, and having spent the past two weeks at No.2, Adam Lambert drops back three places to No.5 this week with “Ghost Town”, whilst also earning a ▲Platinum plaque are Galantis with “Peanut Butter Jelly”, which is down one spot this week to No.6.

Nico & Vinz land their second Top 10 single in Australia this week as their new track “That’s How You Know” featuring Kid Ink and Bebe Rexha jumps up nine places to land at No.7, with their first entry to the ten being “Am I Wrong” (HP-2×3, peaked June 2014), whilst this new entry to the Top 10 also becomes the second for Kid Ink and now the third for Bebe Rexha. Meghan Trainor and John Legend are back down two places to No.8 with their former No.1 duet “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” and holding at No.9 again this week are Pia Mia with Chris Brown and Tyga on their collaboration “Do it Again”. Climbing two places to make his first chart entry in Australia now become his first Top 10 hit is Aston Merrygold with “Get Stupid”.

UP: Vance Joy is back up a couple of places to No.15 with “Fire and the Flood” (HP-14) and after Jessie J and her team sang “Flashlight” together on The Voice last Sunday night, plus the recent DVD and Blu-Ray release of ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ which features the track, this all helps it to jump back up nine spots to No.16. The new Taylor Swift single “Wildest Dreams” leaps up twenty-five places to land at No.18 this week giving her “1989” album five Top 20 hits now and also climbing into the twenty this week is Sam Feldt with his version of “Show Me Love” at No.20. R. City and Adam Levine leap up thirteen places to land at No.22 with “Locked Away” and Hardwell with Jason DeRulo are up seventeen places to No.27 with “Follow Me”. Back in 2012 The Rubens made it to No.56 with their first and only chart entry “My Gun”, and now this week their new single “Hoops” is up seventeen places to No.48 to become the bands first Top 50 entry and returning to the fifty, up twenty-one spots to No.49 is former No.2 track “Wasn’t Expecting That” by Jamie Lawson.

DOWN: Three weeks ago One Direction debuted at the top of the ARIA Singles chart with “Drag Me Down” (HP-1, WI10-2), which this week is down three places to No.11 and also down two to No.12 is “Good for You” (HP-10×2, WI10-2) by Selena Gomez and A$AP Rocky. “Shut Up and Dance” for Walk the Moon is down a couple of spots to No.13 and now 3x▲Platinum in sales and also picking a Plat-cert is Silento with “Watch Me”, down one spot to No.14. Leaving the Top 20 this week are “Shine” for Years & Years, down four to No.23 and dropping six to No.24 is Little Mix with “Black Magic”, whilst also falling six are Travie McCoy and Sia with “Golden” to No.28. “Bad Blood” for Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar falls nine spots to No.39 and down eight to No.41 is The Weeknd with “The Hills” whilst falling down ten to No.50 is Conrad Sewell with his former No.1 “Start Again”. Big drops out of last weeks Top 50 are “Cheyenne” for Jason DeRulo (49 to 69) and the debut for Meg Mac, “Never Be” (39 to 71).

The only new entry within the Top 50 this week is the second single from the forthcoming second album for local rock/pop lads 5 Seconds of Summer, the new track coming in at No.26 is entitled “Fly Away”, which also entered at No.44 in the UK singles chart this week (today) and follows the recent Top 10 single “She’s Kinda Hot” (HP-6, TW-45), with the new album “Sounds Good Feels Good” due on October 23rd, plus this new entry also becomes the bands eighth Top 30 single in Australia.

Lower 50: “Shake it Off” by Taylor Swift is back up to No.60 this week thanks to it now being used in ‘The Biggest Loser: Families” promos on Channel 10 and climbing to new peaks are Jamie Lawson with “Ahead of Myself” (72 to 62) and Felix Jaehn with his version of “Ain’t Nobody( Loves Me Better)” (80 to 63), Fetty Wap and Remy Boyz are up nine places to No.67 with “679” (HP-63) and the first James Bay entry “Hold Back the River” is back up nine to No.72 this week. Rita Ora and Chris Brown are also up nine spots to a new peak of No.80 with “Body on Me” and after it was sung on The Voice last weekend; “FourFiveSeconds” for Rihanna is back up ten spots to No.84. Returning tracks this week come from Martin Garrix and Usher with “Don’t Look Down” at #90, “My Way” by Fetty Wap is back in at new peak of No.94 (formerly it spent a week at No.99 at the end of July), “All of Me” by John Legend at #96 and back in at #100 is “King Kunta” for Kendrick Lamar.

UK artist Duke Dumont returns to the ARIA Singles chart for the fourth time with his song “Ocean Drive” coming in at No.51, whilst the new UK No.1 single (as of today) and the fifth for Jess Glynne over there comes in at No.54 here entitled “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself”. On the English charts she now has the most chart-toppers for a British solo female alongside Cheryl (Cole) who have both scored five No.1’s, although Jess did it in 18 months and Cheryl over five years.

Local dance act The Stafford Brothers land their fifth Top 100 singles chart entry by debuting at No.70 this week with the track “When You Feel This” featuring guest vocalists Jay Sean and Rick Ross. Fetty Wap lands his fourth Top 100 entry this week by coming in at No.76 with “Again”, whilst he is also at No.94 with “My Way”, No.34 with “Trap Queen” and No.67 with “679”, with all four of these tracks currently sitting within the US Rap chart Top 10, the first time that an artists’ first four releases are all in that charts Top 10 at once.

UK duo Disclosure are set to release their second album at the end of September entitled “Caracal”, and so far three tracks have charted from the album, “Bang That” (HP-94, May 2015) “Holding On” which made it to No.77 in June and the current Top 40 single “Omen” featuring Sam Smith (TW-35, HP-31), and now they debut at No.78 with the track “Willing & Able” featuring guest vocalist Kwabs. The final new entry of the week comes in at No.96 and is the third Top 100 entry James Bay entitled “Scars”, following on from “Hold Back the River” (TW-72) and “Let it Go” (TW-37).

Written, Compiled and Researched by Gavin Ryan.


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