It’s a fourth consecutive week at No.1 for local singer and songwriter Dean Lewis with his track “Be Alright”, which is now 2x▲Platinum in sales.
The song “Be Alright” by staying for a fourth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart becomes the equal fourth longest running No.1 song of the year, tying with its predecessor “In My Feelings” by Drake which also logged four weeks at the top, while if “Be Alright” stays for another week it will tie with the first chart-topper of the year in “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran (5 weeks during 2018, 8 in total), while it is currently halfway along from the 5 Seconds of Summer No.1 song “Youngblood” (8 wks) and the leader for the year is “God’s Plan” by Drake (11 wks).
The current New Zealand No.1 song (third week there) for Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid is again the No.2 song here in Australia (#1 on the streaming chart though) for a third week in that spot, while climbing three places to a new peak of No.3 is “Shotgun” by George Ezra which is newly certified ▲Platinum in sales and is also now his highest charted single here, beating the No.5 peak of his first chart entry “Budapest” (Aug 2014).
Ten of the twelve sung tracks from the new surprise Eminem album “Kamikaze” enter within the Top 50 this week (the two skits on the album did not chart), and coming in at No.4 is track #3 “Lucky You” featuring guest vocals from Joyner Lucas (rapper born Gary Lucas) and following right behind at No.5 is “The Ringer” which contains a sample of “Ooouuu” by Young M.A., and by entering within the ten they become his 19th and 20th Top 10 hits in Australia (and 17th and 18th Top 5 hits also).
Falling three places to No.6 are 5 Seconds of Summer with “Youngblood”, which logs an eighteenth week within the Top 10, the last song to crack 18 weeks (only) was “Starboy” by The Weeknd in 2016/17, while the returning to No.1 Canadian song (5th week now) for Maroon 5 with Cardi B and “Girls Like You” is also down three spots to land at No.7. Panic! at the Disco’s first ever Top 10 here logs a fourth week within the ten as “High Hopes” is on hold at No.8, while also sliding down are Drake with “In My Feelings” (8th wk at #1 in the U.S.A.), down four to No.9 and “No Brainer” for DJ Khaled with Justin Bieber, drown three places to No.10 and newly certified ▲Platinum in sales too.
* The new English and Irish No.1 song for Calvin Harris with Sam Smith and “Promises” is up two spots here to a new peak of No.12.
* Scoring his fourth Top 20 hit in Australia is mystery DJ Marshmello with Bastille and their track “Happier”, which is up six spots to a new chart height of No.19.
* Loud Luxury jumped seven spots last week with “Body”, this week it is up one spot to No.32.
* Last week the latest Imagine Dragons track “Natural” (HP-55) returned to the chart at No.69, and this week it rebounds eleven spots to No.58.
* LSD (Labrinth, Sia and Diplo) return to their former peak of No.69 with “Thunderclouds”, back up eight spots this week.
* Last weeks entry for Tom Walker and “Leave a Light On” rises two spots to a new peak of No.71.
* The second studio album for Troye Sivan debuts at No.3 this week and his former entries from the album return in “My My My!” at No.85 and his Ariana Grande duet “Dance to This” at No.87.
* Returning to the chart at No.97 is current national tourist here Vance Joy with his breakout hit “Riptide” at No.97, which reclaims its crown for ‘Longest Charted Song’ at 125 weeks.
* The two songs leaving the Top 10 this week are “Rise” for Jonas Blue (HP-8, WI10-3a) which is down two places to No.11 and “God is a Woman” for Ariana Grande (HP-5, WI10-5a), falling six spots to No.16, while she also slides down with “Breathin” (11 to 18), “No Tears Left to Cry” (31 to 42), and leaves chart with “Everytime” (#60, highest dropout) and “Sweetener” (#70).
* The Travis Scott and Drake track “Sicko Mode” falls four places to No.17 and is now certified Gold (●) in sales, while Travis takes a bigger tumble with “Stargazing” (57 to 83), with Drake falling with “God’s Plan” (45 to 57), “Nonstop” (47 to 61) and “Nice for What” (46 to 63).
* Martinx Garrix and Khalid are down one spot to No.20 with “Ocean” which is now ▲Platinum, while Martin’s newer entry “High on Life” with Bonn is down eleven spots to No.94. Khalid drops with “Lovely” with Billie Eilish (36 to 45), “Love Lies” with Normani (52 to 65) and “OTW” (61 to 74) with Ty Dolla $ign.
* Tiesto and Dzeko with Post Malone and their collaboration “Jackie Chan” drops down nine spots to No.24, while Post is also on the decline with “Better Now” (22 to 30), “Psycho” (49 to 64), “Rockstar” (56 to 67) and “I Fall Apart” (59 to 70).
* Juice WRLD drops nine spots to No.26 with “Lucid Dreams”, which the Dennis Lloyd song “Nevermind” drops down eleven places to No.27.
* The Kygo and Imagine Dragons track “Born to Be Yours” is now ▲Platinum in sales and drops down eight spots this week to No.28, with the older Kygo track “Remind Me to Forget” down ten places to No.76, with the Dragons also down with “Thunder” (80 to 86) and “Believer” (84 to 95).
* 6ix9ine and his track “Fefe” with Murda Beatz and Nicki Minaj falls seven to No.31, while Queen Nicki is also down with her Ariana Grande duet “Bed” (68 to 91 and now Gold (●) in sales).
* Anne-Marie drops twelve places to No.38 with her most recent Top 10 hit “2002”.
* NOTD with Bia Miller slide down nine places to No.39 with “I Wanna Know”.
* All three entries for XXXTentacion are down again this week with “Sad!” dropping six to No.40, “Jocelyn Flores” is down thirteen spots to No.66 and “Changes” slides fourteen to No.79.
* Clean Bandit with Demi Lovato and “Solo” falls thirteen chart rungs to No.41.
* “I Like it” for Cardi B drops twelve places to No.44.
* The duet for Noah Kahan and Julia Michaels in “Hurt Somebody” is now 2x▲Platinum and down six to No.49.
* Bebe Rexha is down with “I’m a Mess” (42 to 51) and “Meant to Be” (58 to 68).
* Last weeks debut for David Guetta with Jason DeRulo and Nicki Minaj with “Goodbye” drops two places to No.52, while David’s duet with Anne-Marie and “Don’t Leave Me Alone” falls eight spots to No.56.
* The Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa track “One Kiss” drops down seventeen places to No.54.
* Hayden James with Boy Matthews fall eleven places to No.55 with “Just Friends”.
* There’s a twenty place drop to No.59 for the Selena Gomez track “Back to You”.
* The first chart entry for Dean Lewis and “Waves” splash’s back down seventeen spots to No.72.
* The Hilltop Hoods fall ten spots to No.73 with “Clark Griswold”.
* The second and final entry within the Top 100 for Billie Eilish and “You Should See Me in a Crown” falls thirteen places to No.77.
* Lauv is back down eleven spots to No.82 with “I Like Me Better”.
* Camila Cabello tumbles fourteen places to No.89 with her former No.1 song “Havana”.
* Amy Shark’s second entry this week in “All Loved Up” drops down eighteen spots to No.90.
* Shawn Mendes is down to one entry this week as “In My Blood” drops sixteen to No.92.
* The Chainsmokers with Emily Warren and “Side Effects” falls fifteen spots to No.96.
* Last weeks highest entry for Korean act BTS and “Hero” dives down sixty-three spots this week to land at No.98.
* The Ruel track “Younger” drops back down thirteen spots to land at #100.
FURTHER NEW ENTRIES:
* #13 – Kamikaze by Eminem (contains a sample of “I’m Bad” by LL Cool J.)
* #15 – Greatest by Eminem (contains an interpolation of “Humble” by Kendrick Lamar and “Woke Up Like This” for Lil’ Uzi Vert)
* #22 – Fall by Eminem
* #23 – Not Alike by Eminem feat Royce da 5’9″
* #33 – Normal by Eminem (contains a sample of “Seconds” by Little Dragon)
* #34 – Stepping Stone by Eminem
* #37 – Venom by Eminem
* #46 – Good Guy by Eminem feat Jessie Reyez (contains a sample of ‘Glassy Sky’ from the anime series ‘Tokyo Ghoul’).
* #48 – Nice Guy by Eminem feat Jessie Reyez are all of the tracks taken from the tenth Eminem studio album titled “Kamikaze” which takes out the No.1 spot here along with England and New Zealand.
* #53 – In My Mind by Dynoro feat Gigi D’Agostino is currently the No.1 song in Germany (7th wk) and has also reached the top in Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Slovakia and Sweden, with the track mixed together by the Lithuanian music producer Dynoro, mashing together “Tomorrowland” by Ivan Gough, Georgi Kay, Axwell and Feenixpawl from 2012 and the Gigi D’Agostino song “L’amour Toujours” from 2001.
* #81 – Remedy by Alesso feat Conor Maynard is the fourth Top 100 entry in Australia for the Swedish DJ and producer, who last charted with “Let Me Go” with Hailee Steinfeld (HP-12, Dec 2017) and this is the title track from his forthcoming second studio album (no date known as yet).
Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to Australian-Charts.com