The Jonas Brothers comeback single “Sucker” holds for a second week atop the ARIA Singles Chart this week.
“Sucker” also lands its first sales certification after three weeks of charting, now Gold (●) in sales, while it loses the top spot in N.Z., U.S.A. and Canada, only remaining at the top here for a second week. Also this week in 1991 was the only other ‘Sucker’ to hit the top in “Sucker DJ” for Dimples D (2 weeks from 24th of March, 1991).
The Top 10 tracks all remain within the ten this week with only a few slight movements to be seen, starting with the swapping of Post Malone tracks, as his former No.1 (and the first of the year) “Sunflower” is back up to No.2 displacing last weeks track for him “Wow” which is down one spot to No.3. Returning to the top in both America and Canada for a sixth week is “7 Rings” for Ariana Grande which here is stable at No.4 followed by another non-mover in “Shallow” for Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper at No.5, with both this track and “Sunflower” landing their 21st week within the Top 10 (equal fifth longest in Australian Chart History).
Returning to its former peak of No.6 (up one spot) is the Sam Smith and Normani track “Dancing with a Stranger”, which pushes down the second Ariana Grande track within the Top 10 in “Break Up With Your Boyfriend, I’m Bored” down one spot to No.7. Dominic Fike is up one spot to a new peak of No.8 with his first entry “3 Nights” while the new N.Z. No.1 song is the Khalid and Disclosure track “Talk” which here is down one place to No.9 and lastly holding at No.10 again this week is Ava Max with “Sweet but Psycho”.
* Lauv is on track for his second Top 10 single as his latest song with Troye Sivan in “I’m So Tired…” jumps up six spots to a new peak of No.11.
* The current No.1 digital selling track for Pink and “Walk Me Home” rises back up two spots to its former peak of No.12 thanks to its video clip being released this past week.
* Last weeks entry for Khalid and “My Bad” jumps up twelve places to land at a new peak of No.18.
* The Calvin Harris and Rag’N’Bone Man track “Giant” holds at its peak of No.24 for a third broken week, and the song was performed on the just screened Graham Norton show here on Friday, so it might climb next week.
* Imagine Dragons’ “Bad Liar” (HP-20) rebounds seven places to No.26 this week.
* Marshmello and CHVRCHES see their entry from last week in “Here With Me” leap up twenty-nine spots to a new peak of No.35.
* Drax Project with Hailee Steinfeld and “Woke Up Late” rises three spots to a new chart height of No.37.
* Mabel sees her first entry here “Don’t Call Me Up” jump up thirteen places to land within the Top 50 at No.38.
* Hilltop Hoods’ “Exit Sign” moves up five places to a new peak of No.42.
* The latest Benny Blanco track with Selena Gomez, Tainy and J. Balvin called “I Can’t Get Enough” is up three spots to a new peak of No.43.
* Mustard and Migos see their eighth consecutive rise on the charts with “Pure Water”, this week its up four spots to a new peak of No.45.
* The new Ava Max track “So Do I” bullets up thirty-eight spots to land at No.53.
* Alec Benjamin rises three places and into the Top 60 to No.59 with “Let Me Down Slowly”.
* Bebe Rexha is up seven spots to a new chart height of No.65 with her “Last Hurrah”, while her older song “Meant to Be” is back up nine spots to No.91.
* Dan + Shay with their “Tequila” is up three spots to a new peak of No.66 this week.
* The G Flip entry from last week in “Drink Too Much” is up nineteen spots to a new peak of No.77.
* Amy Shark with “Mess Her Up” rises twelve chart rungs to a new height of No.82 this week.
* Billie Eilish is down with “Bury a Friend” (11 to 14), “Wish You Were Gay” (12 to 15), “When the Party’s Over” (37 to 41), “Lovely” (43 to 51), “Bellyache” (83 to 92) and “Ocean Eyes” (90 to 93).
* The Chainsmokers and 5 Seconds of Summer collaboration in “Who Do You Love” is down one spot to No.16 with a R3HAB Remix issued on Friday, while 5SOS are also down with “Youngblood” (35 to 36, now 8x▲Platinum) and “Lie to Me” (63 to 67).
* Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus’ “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” drops down six spots to No.29.
* The lowest placed Ariana Grande track this week is “thank u, next” which drops down seven spots to No.32.
* This week in 1976 (22nd of March) the Queen track “Bohemian Rhapsody” started its two week run at the top of the Australian charts, while this week the song drops down six places to No.44, while they also slide with “Another One Bites the Dust” (77 to 85) and “Don’t Stop Me Now” (79 to 87).
* Juice WRLD scores a new entry this week, but his three other chart entries are all down in “Robbery” (41 to 52), last weeks debut “Hear Me Calling” (54 to 83) and his older entry “Lucid Dreams” (80 to 84).
* Lady Gaga’s “Always Remember Us This Way” drops down eight places to No.61.
* Another act with a new entry this week is A Boogie wit da Hoodie, whose older entry “Look Back at it” falls down fourteen spots to No.64.
* The Kehlani and Ty Dolla $ign song “Nights Like This” falls down ten spots to No.68.
* Dynoro released a new track on Friday called “Obsessed”, while their first entry “In My Mind” falls nine places this week to No.69.
* Falling again this week is the Zedd and Katy Perry teaming on “365”, down sixteen spots to No.81.
* 21 Savage and J. Cole fall down twelve places to No.90 with “A Lot”.
* Sheck Wes tumbles thirteen spots to No.95 with his basketballer “Mo Bamba”.
* One week shy of a two-year chart occupation (103 weeks, not all at once) is “Humble” for Kendrick Lamar, the song drops ten places to No.98.
* #47 – Swervin’ by A Boogie wit da Hoodie feat 6ix9nine is the second single to chart from his second album “Hoodie SZN” (TW-28) following on from “Look Back at it” (HP-41, TW-64), with this new song so far cracking the Top 40 in America and the Top 30 in England and Canada.
* #56 – Good Lord by Birds of Tokyo is the second song from a forthcoming sixth studio album for the local band, this track dealing with the marriage break-up of lead singer Ian Kenny, plus it also becomes their seventh Top 100 entry and first since 2015’s “I’d Go with You Anywhere” (HP-18, peaked Nov. 2015) while they did release a song in 2018 called “Unbreakable” (HP-33 on the digital chart only, Sept 2018) which they recorded and performed at the Invictus Games in Sydney.
* #62 – Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi is spending its fifth week at No.1 in both England, Ireland and his native Scotland, and this Scottish/Italian singer-songwriter lands his first chart entry here, with his second cousin Peter Capaldi (Dr. Who) appearing in his video clip, while his debut album “Divinely Inspired to a Hellish Extent” is due for release on May 17th of this year.
* #70 – Numb Numb Juice by ScHoolboy Q is the first taste of a forthcoming fifth album for the U.S. rapper who has charted here three times previously, but all as a guest vocalist, appearing on the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis track “White Walls” (HP-34, Sept 2013), the Tinashe song “2 On” (HP-29, Feb 2014) and Chris Brown’s “Bitches N’ Marijuana” (HP-49, March 2015).
Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to Australian-Charts.com