Australian Charts: Sam Smith Too Good At Goodbyes Hangs In At No 1 -
Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sam Smith photo by Ros O'Gorman

Australian Charts: Sam Smith Too Good At Goodbyes Hangs In At No 1

by Gavin Ryan on September 24, 2017

in News,Noise Pro

Sam Smith holds on to the No.1 spot in Australia for a second week with “Too Good at Goodbyes”, even though it’s neither the top selling digital track or the most streamed song of the week.

“Too Good at Goodbyes” enters at No.1 in Canada and retains its UK summit position as well this week, and whilst overall its combined sales give it enough to score a second week here, it is NOT at the top of either the sales or streaming charts, dropping from the top to No.4 on the Digital chart and climbing from last weeks No.9 to now No.4 over on the streaming chart. The fifth week running No.1 for Ireland in “New Rules” (DL#8, ST#2) by Dua Lipa is up two places here to a new peak of No.2, and it also scores a ▲Platinum sales certification this week too.

Taylor Swift is down one spot to No.3 with her current US No.1 single “Look What You Made Me Do” (DL#3, ST#5), whilst back up one spot to No,4 is this weeks biggest selling digital track in Pink’s “What About Us” (DL#1, ST#22), with the second biggest digital song for the week being “Thunder” (DL#2, ST#13) by Imagine Dragons, which climbs back up two places to No.5 this week.

Picking up a 2x▲Platinum cert. is Macklemore’s “Glorious” (DL#11, ST#6) which is the second and final stable track within the Top 10 this week, whilst climbing three spots to a new peak of No.7 and now ▲Platinum in sales are Logic with Alessia Cara and Khalid on the US suicide-prevention hotline single “1-800-273-8255” (DL#22, ST#1), which is helped by its No.1 on the streaming chart.

Landing the highest new entry and his first Top 10 in the process is Post Malone accompanied by 21 Savage and the No.8 entry of “Rockstar” (DL#18, ST#3), the track taken from his forthcoming second album “Beerbongs and Bentleys” (no date known as yet), plus he debuts as the guest on the No.40 entry this week too. Last weeks Top 10 entry for Zayn and Sia in “Dusk Till Dawn” is down one spot to No.9 this week and also landing his first Top 10 entry this week is Lauv with his debut entry “I Like Me Better” (DL#5, ST#12) which is up three places to No.10 and now ▲Platinum in sales too.

* The new No.1 single in New Zealand is up six places to a new peak of No.14 this week, “Young, Dumb and Broke” by Khalid, whilst his guest on the Marshmello track “Silence” climbs three places to a new chart-height of No.24, plus he debuts as a guest artist at No.40 too, giving him five songs within the Top 100 this week.
* Portugal. The Man see their first chart entry here become now the bands first Top 20 single, as “Feel it Still” jumps up fifteen places to land at No.20.
* Avicii continues his small climbs on the track “Without You”, this week its rises two places to No.21.
* Maroon 5 and SZA are up one spot to No.27 with “What Lovers Do”.
* Camila Cabello and Young Thug are up two places to a new peak of No.34 with “Havana”.
* Skrillex and Poo Bear jump up ten places to land their first week within the Top 50 on “Would You Ever” after two months climbing the Top 100.
* Dean Lewis is back up five places to No.46 with his first entry “Waves”.
* With Morgan Evans in the country on a promo tour this past week, his debut entry here “Kiss Somebody” is up seven places to a new peak of No.53.
* Rudimental and James Arthur have been charting for 12 weeks with “Sun Comes Up” (HP-55) and this week it is back up eight places to No.59.
* Cardi B continues to climb with “Bodak Yellow”, this week its up five places to No.61.
* Halsey entered low last week with “Bad at Love”, which this week leaps twenty-two spots to No.69.
* With a new Angus & Julia Stone album debuting this week, their early September entry for “Chateau” (HP-90) returns at a new peak this week of No.82.
* The other re-entry this week is at No.92, “Reggaeton Lento (Remix)” for CNCO & Little Mix which hit No.68 previously.

* With a debut and a song climbing into the Top 10 this week, two songs must leave the ten, and down two places to No.11 is “Friends” (HP-2, WI10-4) for Justin Bieber and BloodPop and plummeting fourteen places to No.17 is the second Taylor Swift entry for the week in “…Ready for it?” (HP-3×2, WI10-2), which is newly certified ▲Platinum in sales.
* Also scoring a ▲Platinum cert and down one position to No.12 is Demi Lovato and “Sorry, Not Sorry”.
* Falling four spots to No.19 is the Calvin Harris track “Feels” with Pharrell and Katy Perry, which picks up a 2x▲Platinum cert this week.
* After a single week within the Top 20, the current Vance Joy track “Lay it on Me” drops back down eight places to No.26.
* Dropping eight also to No.29 is “Back to You” for Louis Tomlinson and Bebe Rexha.
* Both DJ Khaled tracks drop this week, with “Wild Thoughts” feat Rihanna down seven to No.31 and “I’m the One” with Justin Bieber falls eight places to No.48.
* Charlie Puth drops five spots to No.36 with “Attention”, which is now 2x▲Platinum in sales.
* Jessica Mauboy dips five places to No.43 with “Fallin”.
* Peking Duk drop down into the lower fifty, sliding eleven places to No.54 with “Fake Magic” (HP-34), which is newly crowned ▲Platinum.
* Last weeks Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso debut for “Let Me Go” is down six to No.56 this week.
* After half a year within the Top 50, the Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson track “Symphony” leaves the fifty and falls down thirteen spots to land at No.62.
* The Major Lazer track “Know No Better” with Travis Scott and Camila Cabello falls fourteen places to No.67.
* Both Zedd tracks fall thirteen places each this week, with “Get Low” featuring Liam Payne down to No.71 and “Stay” with Alessia Cara dropping to No.72.
* Selena Gomez sees all three of her entries drop again this week, with “Bad Liar” dropping fourteen places to No.75, “Fetish” is down fifteen to No.86 and “It Ain’t Me” the Kygo track is only down four spots to No.89.
* With one Halsey track jumping up this week, her older entry “Now or Never” is down twenty places to No.77, the same almost goes for Dean Lewis, with his older track climbing back up this week, and his new entry from last week “Lose My Mind” down eight places to No.81.
* There is a new ‘Longest Charted Single’ within the Top 100 this week, as Ed’s ‘Thinking’ departs after 142 accumulated weeks within the hundred (still the longest ever), and now the new crown goes to the 72 weeks for Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”, which drops two places to No.80 this week and increases its certifications by now being 8x▲Platinum in sales, and landing its one year-anniversary on the charts at 52 weeks is “Starboy” by The Weeknd, down four to No.96.
* Katy Perry has a ten place drop to No.90 with her “Swish Swish” track.
* The most recent Miley Cyrus entry “Younger Now” continues to drop, down fourteen this week to No.91.
* There’s a ten place drop for the Zayn and Taylor Swift duet “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” to No.97.
* MØ sees her track “Night with You” fall fourteen places this week to No.100.

* #23 – Too Much to Ask by Niall Horan is the third single from the former One Direction member to chart and his second entry not to debut within the Top 10, only his first “This Town” (HP-5) did so, whilst his other Top 100 entry for the week “Slow Hands” (TW-25) entered at No.11 before climbing to No.2 for two weeks in its ninth and tenth week on the chart. All three tracks are taken from his debut album “Flicker” due on the 20th of October.

* #40 – Homemade Dynamite (Remix) by Lorde feat Khalid, SZA & Post Malone is the fifth Top 100 entry from Lorde’s second album “Melodrama” (TW-26), plus it also give Post Malone his third Top 100 entry for the week and the fifth for Khalid. The albums first single “Green Light” drops down eleven places this week to No.95.

* #83 – The Last of the Real Ones by Fall Out Boy is the third track released from the forthcoming F.O.B. album “M A N I A”, which is due at the moment in January of 2018, and a few months ago we had the the first release from the new set “Young and Menace” hit No.97 for a week, this new entry now their fifteenth Top 100 entry in Australia.

* #85 – Heaven by Ziggy Alberts is a coastal folk singer and songwriter from Byron Bay (think Australia’s Jack Johnson), who is also a surfer and enviromentalist, with this his first entry to the Top 100, its from his forthcoming third studio album due in early 2018.

* #88 – Find You by Nick Jonas is the second single released this year by the singer and actor, with “Remember I Told You” with Anne-Marie and Mike Posner hitting No.89 last month, this now becoming his sixth Top 100 entry in Australia.

* #93 – Curve by Gucci Mane feat The Weeknd is taken from Gucci’s October 13th due eleventh album “Mr. Davis” and is the first of the four songs released from the album to chart here so far.

Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to



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