It’s a fourth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for the George Ezra track “Shotgun”, plus the song also holds for a second week at the summit in New Zealand.
“Shotgun” is the No.1 digital selling song again this week (#2 on the streaming chart), while the No.1 streamed track again is sitting at No.2 nationally for a seventh broken week at that peak, “Eastside” for Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, with former No.1 single “Be Alright” for Dean Lewis maintaining a stable Top 3 again this week.
Up one spot to a new peak of No.4 is “Happier” for Marshmello and Bastille, which matches the peak of Marsh’s previous highest charted single in “Friends” with Anne-Marie (peaked April of 2018), plus it also equals the highest placing for Bastille too who hit No.4 with “Pompeii” (peaked June 2013 for two weeks). Swapping places with “Happier” is “I Love it” by Lil’ Pump and Kanye West, which is down one spot to No.5 while on hold at No.6 is “Promises” for Calvin Harris and Sam Smith.
The week that Dynoro and Gigi D’Agostino lose the top spot in Germany their track “In My Mind” breaks into the Australian Top 10 singles chart by rising six places to a new peak of No.7, while up two spots to a new chart height of No.8 are Loud Luxury with “Body”, which is now ▲Platinum in sales. Last week Khalid scored a second single within the current Top 10, and this week “Better” is down one spot to No.9, while falling three spots after re-peaking at No.7 last week, down to No.10 this week is Jonas Blue with “Rise”, which is newly certified 2x▲Platinum in sales.
* Bazzi peaked at No.15 five weeks ago with “Beautiful”, which this week is back up a couple of places to No.16.
* The Chainsmokers jump up six places to a new peak of No.17 with “This Feeling”, becoming their first Top 20 hit since “Something Just Like This” with Coldplay debuted at No.2 in mid-March of 2017.
* Tom Walker now has his first Top 20 hit in Australia as “Leave a Light on” rises four spots to a new peak of No.20.
* The Diplo and Mark Ronson project Silk City who teamed with Dua Lipa on “Electricity” hold at No.22 this week.
* After two weeks sitting at No.77 the Rita Ora track “Let You Love Me” leaps up fifty places to land at No.27, becoming her twelfth Top 50 and tenth Top 30 placement here.
* Last weeks entry for DJ Snake with Selena Gomez and Cardi B on the song “Taki Taki” jumps up thirteen places to land at No.28.
* Kian only managed a one place climb last week with “Waiting”, but this week it jumps up seven spots to a new peak of No.31.
* At the start of September upon the release of the Eminem album “Kamikaze” one of the twelve debuts was a track titled “Venom” which he had written for the super-hero film of the same name, and now that the film has been released worldwide, the track (not featured on the soundtrack) returns to the Top 100 at it’s former entry position of No.37.
* The Lauv track that debuted last week at No.61 in “There’s No Way” bullets up twenty places to land at No.41.
* Also breaking into the Top 50 for the first time are Lukas Graham with “Love Someone” (57 to 46) and “Day Drunk” for Morgan Evans (54 to 48) which will get a boost next week from his just released new album “Things That We Drink to”.
* The only song leaving the Top 10 this week is “High Hopes” (HP-7, WI10-8) for Panic! At the Disco, which drops down three places to No.12.
* DJ Khaled with Justin Bieber drop six spots to No.21 with their collaboration “No Brainer”.
* Eminem drops down seven places to No.24 with his most recent entry “Killshot”, while he is also charting with “Lucky You” (19 to 34) which drops also.
* Conrad Sewell falls six spots this week to No.32 with his recent Top 10 entry “Healing Hands”.
* Ariana Grande drops down eight places to No.35 with her track “Breathin”.
* Kygo with Imagine Dragons falls nine spots to No.39 with “Born to Be Yours”, while the Dragons also move down with “Natural” (39 to 47) and lower down
* Jess Glynne just released her second album “Always in Between” on Friday, but this week her song “I’ll Be There” is down ten places to No.43.
* After rising back up last week to No.34, this week there’s a ten place drop to No.44 with “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)” for Rocky A$AP with Skepta.
* The Rubens with Sarah move back down nine places to No.45 with “Never Ever”.
* 6ix9ine drops seven places to No.50 with “Fefe” featuring Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz.
* #11 – Without Me by Halsey is now the highest charted solo entry for the US singer, beating the No.16 peak of “Now or Never” (peaked June 2017), while if the song climbs higher next week it will be her first solo Top 10 single and third Top 10 appearance overall, as she is currently sitting at No.2 on the Benny Blanco track “Eastside”.
* #25 – Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper is taken from the debut film for Lady Gaga and debut directorial effort by her co-star Bradley Cooper in “A Star is Born”, and like it’s former incarnations by Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson in 1976 or the Judy Garland and James Mason version in 1954, its showcases a modern singer (at the time) impressing and then falling in love with her mentor. This is the debut entry for Bradley and now the 28th Top 100 appearance for Gaga, who was last on our charts in May of 2017 with “The Cure” (HP-10), with this song jumping to No.1 in Ireland this week.
The lower fifty songs were not delivered by ARIA correctly this week, thus this is only a Top 50 singles chart report, I did wait until before 6pm on Saturday night for the full Top 100 but alas it did not arrive.