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ARIA Singles: Drake ‘One Dance’ Stays At No 1

by Gavin Ryan on May 21, 2016

in New Music,News,Noise Pro

For a third week, Drake with Wizkid and Kyla are at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with “One Dance” (#4 DL/#1 Str), also spending a sixth week at No.1 in the UK this week too.

“One Dance” has such a large streaming lead again this week, whilst only at No.4 on the digital chart, plus his album “Views” went to streaming services this past week, helping to cement the song in the top spot here. Thus it keeps Calvin Harris and Rihanna at No.2 for a third straight week with “This is What You Came for” (#1 DL/#2 Str), a place the pair have spent many weeks at in the past, as their collaboration on “We Found Love” debuted at No.3, and then climbed to No.2 for five straight weeks in October and November of 2011.

Justin Timberlake climbs one spot to a new peak of No.3 with last weeks debut of “Can’t Stop the Feeling” (#2 DL/#8 Str) which he performed last weekend at the Grand Final of Eurovision, plus its becomes his seventh Top 3 single here and also debuts at No.1 in the US Billboard chart this week too, whilst back up one spot to No.4 are The Chainsmokers and Daya with “Don’t Let Me Down” (#7 DL/#3 Str).

And speaking of Eurovision last weekend, Australia was leading the tally board during the G.F., but the last three votes that came through (in the new voting system) pushed the Ukraine above us, leaving us in second position when all the votes were tabulated. So Dami Im and her song “Sound of Silence” (#3 DL/no Str) returns to the Top 100 at No.5, having previously spent a single week in the charts at No.68 back on March 18th. Any by re-entering the chart and landing within the Top 10, this now becomes her second Top 10 single in Australia after her X-Factor winning single “Alive” debuted at No.1 in October 2013. Currently the song is charting throughout Europe in England (#160), Scotland (#53), Finland (#11), Sweden (#17), Netherlands (#100), Belgium (#33), Germany (#57) and France (#69), with more to come as the charts are issued this weekend (thanks to David Fuller for some of those positions too).

Another act scoring more Top 10 entries this week are Galantis, whose new track “No Money” (#6 DL/#6 Str) is up five places to land at a new peak of No.6, giving them their third Top 10 after “Runaway (U & I)” (HP-4, April 2015) and “Peanut Butter Jelly” (HP-3, August 2015). After which we have three songs all dropping a single place, with Pink and “Just Like Fire” (now ▲Platinum, #5 DL/#16 Str), “I Hate U I Love U” (#9 DL/#12 Str) by Gnash and Olivia O’Brien and “Say it” (#10 DL/#4 Str) for Flume and Tove Lo (newly Gold (●) in sales) to numbers seven, eight and nine respectively. Lastly the third new song to the Top 10 this week is from US rapper Desiigner with his debut track “Panda” (#15 DL/#5 Str) which jumps up five places to land a new peak of No.10.

UP: Continuing their slow climb up the chart are Little Mix and Jason DeRulo with “Secret Love Song” (#13 DL/#36 Str), this week up one spot to a new peak of No.16 and now newly certified ▲Platinum in sales. The high entry for the second Meghan Trainor album this week helps pull her new single “Me Too” (#12 DL/no Str) along for the ride, the track leaping thirty-three places to No.18 and right behind her recent Top 10 single “No” (#18 DL#25 Str) is back up a couple of spot to No.19. DNCE are up one spot to a new peak of No.20 with “Cake by the Ocean” (#24 DL/#23 Str), and jumping ten to a new chart height of No.22 is Anne-Marie with “Do it Right” (#19 DL/no Str). Kungs vs. Cookin’ on 3 Burners are stable at No.31 this week with “This Girl” (#25 DL/no Str) after which there are four songs entering the Top 50 for the first time, led by Drake and Rihanna with “Too Good” (55 to 38, #40 DL/#39 Str) and also solo for Rihanna is “Needed Me” (54 to 48, #28 Str), Little Mix with Sean Paul and “Hair” (61 to 45, #37 DL/no Str), and Cheat Codes and Kris Kross Amsterdam with their lyric-sampled track “Sex” (75 to 49).

DOWN: The first of three Top 10 dropouts are Dua Lipa with “Be the One” (9 to 11, HP-6: WI10-4, #8 DL/#18 Str) and right after is Mike Posner and “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” (10 to 12, HP-5: WI10-7, #14 DL/#9 Str) and last weeks highest new entry of “Dear Life” (3 to 15, WI10-1, #11 DL/no Str) for Delta Goodrem plummets in its second week, but once she performs it on The Voice it should go back up. “7 Years” (#21 DL/#11 Str) for Lukas Graham is down three to No.17 and leaving the Top 20 is the current No.1 in Austria (3 wks) and France (2 wks), “Cheap Thrills” (#29 DL/#14 Str) for Sia, down five places to No.21. After peaking at No.20 last week, “Home” (#17 DL/no Str) by Topic is down three to No.23 and falling seven to No.25 are twenty one pilots with “Stressed Out” (#30 DL/#29 Str), and down ten places to No.36 are Ghost Town DJ’s with “My Boo” (#28 DL/no Str). “Fast Car” (#30 Str) by Jonas Blue is down six to No.43 and Beyonce’s “Formation” (#27 DL/no Str) falls seven to No.44 while falling into the lower fifty are Adele with “Hello” (45 to 55), Beyonce and “Hold Up” (42 to 58, #33 DL), “Hands to Myself” for Selena Gomez (49 to 59) and Conrad Sewell with “Remind Me” (44 to 71).

Other than the Dami Im return and the five songs jumping into the Top 50 this week, there is a new entry at No.30, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood with “The Fighter (#16 DL/no Str), becoming the seventh Top 50 entry for Keith and now his third highest charting, as he has had two songs reach the Top 20 previously. Keith’s “Ripcord” album is stable at No.1 again this week, and overall this is his eighteenth Top 100 entry, with the albums’ first single “Wasted Time” (HP-72) charting back in early April. The new entry also becomes the second Top 100 entry for Carrie, but her first Top 50 placing here.

Lower 50: “Youth” (#40 Str) for Troye Sivan is back up thirteen places to No.53 and Major Lazer with Nyla and Fuse ODG on “Light it Up” (HP-54, #37 Str) is back up eight places to No.56, whilst his big No.1 hit “Lean on” (#38 Str) is also up eight to No.57. Back up nine is Zara Larsson and “Never Forget You” (72 to 61) and up five to a new peak of No.76 is the second 21 pilots track this week with “Ride”. Up nine spots to No.78 is David Guetta and Sia with “Bang My Head” and returning at No.82 thanks to his Top 20 album debut is Kygo and “Stay”, and the new Sigala song with John Newman and Nile Rogers jumps up seventeen places to a new peak of No.83. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran is back up four to No.86 in its 89th Top 100 week and still the oldest song on the chart at the moment, and further returning tracks this week are “Low Life” (HP-96) for Future and The Weeknd at No.97, “Lose Youself” by Eminem at No.98 and Zhu, Skrillex and They at No.99 with “Working for it”.

The third entry for local artist Vera Blue is her new EP “Fingertips” coming in at No.72, with her two previous entries being “Hold” (HP-62, late March) and then “Settle” (HP-79, early April). A few places lower at No.74 is the first taste from the forthcoming fourth album for OneRepublic (no date or title known as yet) entitled “Wherever I Go”, which becomes the bands eleventh Top 100 entry and first new entry since October 2014 when “I Lived” (HP-86) spent a single week in the chart.

Back in March Jennifer Lopez re-signed with her original record label Epic after two albums on Capitol (through Universal), and the first single released from her later 2016 due ninth studio album comes in at No.85 entitled “Ain’t Your Mama”, which overall becomes her 26th Top 100 appearance since her first back in mid-June of 1999.

Jason DeRulo has three songs within the Top 100 this week, one as a duet with Little Mix (#16), his solo track “If it Ain’t Love” (#50) and as a guest vocalist on the new Flo Rida track “Hello Friday”, which comes in at No.95 this week, and this is the 30th Top 100 entry for Flo and the 25th for Jason, with Flo still charting at No.27 this week with his recent No.6 single “My House”. The final new entry this week at No.100 is the second entry for Dua Lipa entitled “Hotter Than Hell”, with her recent track “Be the One” (HP-6) down a couple of places this week to No.11.

Written, Compiled and Researched by Gavin Ryan.


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