Australian Charts: 5 Seconds Of Summer Youngblood Spends 7th Week At Number One -
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Australian Charts: 5 Seconds Of Summer Youngblood Spends 7th Week At Number One

by Gavin Ryan on July 8, 2018

in News,Noise Pro

It’s now a seventh week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for 5 Seconds of Summer and the title track from their third album “Youngblood”, which also cracks 2x▲Platinum in sales.

By staying for a seventh week “Youngblood” now becomes the third longest running No.1 this decade for a local act, just behind the Gotye track “Somebody That I Used to Know” (8 wks, 2011) and “Que Sera” for Justice Crew (9 wks, 2014), plus the song is now one of six songs to have spent that long at No.1 during this decade alongside “Someone Like You” (#1 this week in 2011), “Thrift Shop” for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2012), “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber (2015-16), “One Dance” for Drake (2016), “Say You Won’t Let Go” for James Arthur (2016) and “Rockstar” by Post Malone with 21 Savage (2017). For the listing of ‘Accumulated Weeks at No.1: Singles; 2010’s’ the band now moves up to equal 16th as they have now amassed 8 weeks from their two #1’s this decade alongside other eight week acts like Guy Sebastian, Meghan Trainor and Post Malone (all with 2 #1’s each), while “Youngblood” is also at No.1 again on both the digital sales and streaming chart.

The new No.1 song in New Zealand and stable chart-topper in Canada (3rd wk) is at No.2 again here in Oz in the Maroon 5 and Cardi B. track “Girls Like You” for a third week in the runner’s-up spot, and it now becomes their second longest No.2 track behind the ten week effort put in by “Moves Like Jagger” with Christina Aguilera in 2011. Post Malone is down one spot to No.4 with “Better Now” and last weeks peak of No.4 for the recently slain XXXTentacion and “Sad!” is back down two spots to No.6. Anne-Marie drops by three spots to No.9 with her track “2002” (now ▲Platinum) and also sliding three after peaking at No.7 last week is the new German No.1 song “Solo” for Clean Bandit with Demi Lovato which is newly certified Gold (●) in sales.

The fifth Drake studio album “Scorpion” is a two disc set of 25 tracks, of which 22 songs are within the Top 100 this week, and the album has two Top 10 debuts and two Top 10 returnees this week, with his song “Don’t Matter to Me” with Michael Jackson debuting at No.3 and then two places lower at No.5 he enters with “Nonstop” becoming his eleventh and twelfth Top 10 singles in Australia, while the albums two former No.1 songs jump back into the Top 10, “Nice for What” (HP-1×2, WI10-10) is up nine spots to No.7 and his prior chart-topper “God’s Plan” (HP-1×11, WI10-15) zooms up twelve-one places to land at No.8. The Top 10 entry featuring Michael Jackson comes nine years after his passing and it also is his first Top 10 since July 2009 and overall this is MJ’s 22nd Top 10 single in Australia.

* The third older track from the new Drake album and “I’m Upset” charges up the chart twenty-five places to land at a new peak of No.17, giving him a total of seven songs within the Top 20 this week.
* The Logie Awards were held on the Gold Coast last Sunday night, and two of the performers on the night see their latest singles climb, firstly Conrad Sewell and his “Healing Hands” are up sixteen spots to a new peak of No.21 and UK artist Jess Glynne and her former UK #1 song “I’ll Be There” leap up nineteen spots to land at a new peak of No.35, spending its second week within the Top 50 as it made it to No.48 two weeks ago.
* NOTD with Bia Miller move up one spot to a new peak of No.25 with “I Wanna Know”.
* The video for the Khalid x Ty Dolla $ign x 6lack track “OTW” (HP-27) was released on Friday, and this week the song is back up eight spots to No.30 and newly certified ▲Platinum in sales also.
* With soooo many Drake tracks entering the next new peak and climbing track is for last weeks entry by Bebe Rexha and “I’m a Mess”, which climbs five spots to No.88.

* With four Drake songs moving into the Top 10 the four tracks leaving are “Lovely” (HP-5, WI10-1) for Billie Eilish with Khalid down eight spots to No.13 after a single week inside the ten, “One Kiss” (HP-3×2, WI10-11) for Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa down four to No.14, “Back to You” (HP-4, WI10-5) for Selena Gomez drops seven to No.16 and last weeks debut for XXXTentacion and “Jocelyn Flores” (HP-8, WI10-1) slumps twenty-one spots to land down at No.29, while he also falls with “Changes” (15 to 31). {the song ‘Jocelyn Flores’ swaps places exactly with Drake’s ‘God’s Plan’ from 8 to 29 and 29 to 8 respectively}
* The new US No.1 song for Cardi B. with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny and “I Like it” is down four spots to No.18 after peaking last week at No.14, and the track is now ▲Platinum certified too.
* After three weeks at its peak of No.19 the Dennis Lloyd track “Nevermind” is down one spot to No.20 and scores a Gold (●) in sales.
* Ariana Grande drops eleven places to No.22 with her former No.1 song “No Tears Left to Cry”, while she also moves down with “Bed” on the Nicki Minaj track (24 to 38), “Dance to This” on the Troye Sivan song (47 to 85) and her debut from last week “The Light is Coming” (with Nicki Minaj) leaves from No.60.
* Amy Shark drops ten places to No.23 with “I Said Hi”.
* Martin Garrix and Khalid peaked at No.18 last week with their collaboration “Ocean”, which this week drops eight places to No.26, while Khalid is also down with “Love Lies” with Normani (22 to 37), “Silence” with Marshmello (78 to 89) and “Young, Dumb & Broke” (83 to 98).
* Tiesto and Dzeko with Post Malone and “Jackie Chan” drop back down nine spots to No.32, while Post Malone is also down with “Psycho” (21 to 34), “Rockstar” (40 to 53), “I Fall Apart” (49 to 65) and leaves the Top 100 with “Ball for Me” (#77) and “Candy Paint” (#79).
* There’s a fourteen place drop to No.39 for “Hurt Somebody” by Noah Kahan & Julie Michaels (HP-14).
* Ed Sheeran drops with “Perfect” (27 to 40, now 9x▲Platinum), “Happier” (43 to 55) and the new ‘Longest Charted Single’ at 78 weeks is “Shape of You” (48 to 60, now 12x▲Platinum), with “River” alongside Eminem down sixteen places to land at #100.
* The David Guetta and Sia track “Flames” falls fourteen places to No.42.
* Kanye West and his recent Top 10 single “All Mine” falls twenty-seven places to No.44, his only Top 100 entry this week.
* Childish Gambino continues his fall down the chart with “This is America, sliding this week fourteen places to No.45.
* A$AP Rocky and Skepta drop down thirteen spots to No.46 with “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)”.
* Kygo is down with both of his entries this week, “Remind Me to Forget” is down eleven to No.47 and his recent entry with Imagine Dragons and “Born to Be Yours” falls seventeen to No.49, with the Dragons also dropping with “Thunder” (71 to 86) and “Believer” (86 to 96).
* There’s a twenty place drop to No.50 for “The Middle” by Zedd & Grey with Maren Morris.
* The Weeknd drops sixteen to No.51 with “Call Out My Name”.
* Bebe Rexha leaves the Top 50 with “Meant to Be”, down ten spots to No.56.
* Shawn Mendes is reduced to now only three Top 100 entries this week, all of which are down for “In My Blood” (39 to 61), “Nervous” (73 to 80) and “Youth” (70 to 94).
* The Marshmello and Anne-Marie track “Friends” drops thirteen to No.68 and is now 2x▲Platinum.
* Dua Lipa is down thirteen spots to No.70 with “IDGAF”, while her “New Rules” slumps ten spots to No.92 and has climbed from 3xP to now 5x▲Platinum in sales.
* The only dropping Drake track this week is as a guest on the BlocBoy JB track “Look Alive”, which is down eleven spots to No.72 and is now ▲Platinum certified.
* Lil Dicky and Chris Brown with “Freaky Friday” drop down fifteen places to No.74.
* The Chainsmokers recent Top 50 entry “Somebody” with Drew Love plummets twenty-four spots to land at No.76 and is now Gold (●) in sales.
* Vance Joy sees his “Saturday Son” set fifteen spots to No.78 this week.
* Kendrick Lamar will be touring here this coming week, and his two drops this week could rebound next week for “Humble” (69 to 79) and “All the Stars” (66 to 81).
* Kyle with Kehlani and “PlayinWitMe” drops twenty-six places to No.82 and is newly Gold (●) in sales.
* Portugal.The Man fall fifteen places to No.83 with their former Top 5 single “Feel it Man”.
* King Princess halve their position from last week by dropping forty-five places to No.90 with their EP “Make My Bed” (featuring ‘1950’).
* Robinson falls a massive twenty-nine spots to No.91 with “Nothing to Regret”.
* The Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton track “Say Something” drops twenty-one places to No.93.
* Bazzi is down nineteen spots to No.95 with his track “Mine”.
* After climbing the past three weeks with “Start Again” for OneRepublic with Logic, this week the song dives back down thirty places to No.97.
* Last weeks No.50 debut for Demi Lovato and “Sober” leaves the Top 100 this week.

* #12 – Emotionless by Drake (contains a sample of ‘Emotions’ by Mariah Carey)
* #15 – In My Feelings by Drake (contains samples of ‘Lollipop’ by Lil’ Wayne and ‘Smoking Gun’ by Magnolia Shorty)
* #27 – 8 out of 10 by Drake (contains samples of ‘You’re Gettin’ a Little Too Smart’ by The Detroit Emeralds and ‘All the Way Round’ by Marvin Gaye)
* #28 – Mob Ties by Drake (contains a sample of ‘Affirmative Action’ by Nas feat. The Firm)
* #33 – Talk Up by Drake feat. Jay-Z (contains a sample of ‘Dope Man’ by N.W.A.)
* #36 – Can’t Take a Joke by Drake
* #52 – Summer Games by Drake
* #57 – Finesse by Drake
* #58 – Peak by Drake
* #62 – That’s How you Feel by Drake feat. Nicki Minaj
* #63 – After Dark by Drake feat. Static Major & Ty Dolla $ign (contains a sample of ‘The Suite Theme’ by Maxwell)
* #64 – Jaded by Drake
* #66 – Blue Tint by Drake
* #67 – Is There More by Drake (contains a sample of ‘More Than a Woman’ by Aaliyah)
* #73 – Ratchet Happy Birthday by Drake (contains a sample of ‘Just Memories’ by Eddie Kendricks)
* #84 – Final Fantasy by Drake feat. Jhene Aiko (contains a sample of ‘The Windmills of Your Mind’ by Dorothy Ashby)
* #87 – March 14 by Drake (contains samples of ‘Untitled (How Does it Feel)’ by D’Angelo and ‘Khalil’ by Boyz II Men) are all taken from the new No.1 album in the country for Drake titled “Scorpion’ with 22 of the 25 tracks from the album now within the Top 100, as former No.1’s “Nice for What” (TW-7), “God’s Plan” (TW-8) and new No.17 single “I’m Upset” rebounding back up the chart this week.

* #19 – Be Alright by Dean Lewis is taken from the forthcoming debut studio album for the local singer and songwriter (no title or date known as yet), and this now becomes his third Top 50 and also second Top 20 single here, as he peaked at No.12 in May of 2017 with his first entry “Waves”.

* #71 – Never Ever by The Rubens feat Sarah is taken from the band’s brand new albums chart entry this week “Lo La Ru” (#3) and becomes the bands fourth Top 100 entry and features the vocals of Sarah Aarons who also co-wrote the L D R U track “Keeping Score” (HP-14, Feb 2016) and more recently “Stay” for Zedd and Alessia Cara (HP-3, April 2017) and “The Middle” for Zedd & Grey with Maren Morris (HP-7, TW-50).

* #99 – Boo’d Up by Ella Mai is the first entry for the English singer/songwriter who is currently Top 10 in America with this track, plus the song has also reached No.21 in New Zealand, while this song is taken from her third EP “Ready” which was released overseas in February of 2017.

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