The Post Malone and 21 Savage track “Rockstar” stays at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth straight week, the track scoring a ▲Platinum in sales this week too.
“Rockstar” is still the top streamed track again this week, and climbs to a new peak of No.3 on the digital sales chart. The new UK and Irish No.1 single this week is on hold at No.2 here for a fourth consecutive week, “Havana” by Camila Cabello with Young Thug, which is the new No.1 digital selling track this week, knocking off this weeks No.3 track “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran, on hold at his peak for a third week, whilst stable at No.4 for a second week at its peak is Khalid and “Young, Dumb and Broke”, whilst the entire Top 5 is on hold from last week with Portugal.The Man and “Feel it Still” staying at No.5 again, and the track picks up a ▲Platinum certification this week too.
Post Malone has two songs within the Top 10 this week as his older track “I Fall Apart” leaps up eight places to land at a new peak of No.6, whilst turning back around and rising three places to No.7 is the Dua Lipa track “New Rules”, which also scores a 2x▲Platinum cert this week too. After falling out of the Top 10 three weeks ago with “Good Old Days”, the Macklemore and Kesha track returns to the ten by rising there places to a new peak of No.8 and gaining a Gold (●) sales cert. Down two places apiece are “Dusk Till Dawn” for Zayn and Sia and “Too Good at Goodbyes” for Sam Smith to No.9 and No.10 respectively, whilst Sam picks up a ▲Platinum for his former No.1, which might rise back up next week due to his second album coming out on Friday.
* Marshmello has the highest new entry of the week, and his older entry with Khalid and “Silence” rises two places to land at a new peak of No.12.
* The new Maroon 5 album “Red Pill Blues” came out on Friday also, and the albums current entry “What Lovers Do” is up a spot to a new peak of No.14.
* Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso’s “Let Me Go” rises three places to a new peak of No.21.
* Also up three spos to a new chart height of No.24 is Charlie Puth and his question “How Long”.
* The Lorde track “Homemade Dynamite” with Post Malone and Khalid is up three to a new peak of No.27.
* Back in early August the first Post Malone entry “Congratulations” made it to No.30, and now this week it is back up three spots to its former peak of No.30 in its 35th week within the chart.
* NF leapt into the Top 50 last week with his first entry “Let You Down”, which this week rises twelve spots to land at No.31.
* Cardi B and her former US No.1 single “Bodak Yellow” is up three spots to No.34.
* Kygo’s “EP “Stargazing” climbs six spots to a new peak of No.43.
* Lil’ Pump and his homage to the “Gucci Gang” jumps up twenty-one places to land at No.45.
* Peking Duk are back up five spots to No.49 with their recent entry “Let You Down” (HP-45).
* Halsey’s “Bad at Love” (HP-42) scores a Gold (●) in sales and rises back up three to No.54.
* The Angus & Julia Stone track “Chateau” is up five places to a new peak of No.55.
* Kita Alexander is on hold at her peak of No.56 with her “Hotel”.
* Rita Ora jumps up eleven places to No.57 with last weeks entry “Anywhere”.
* DJ Snake and Lauv leap up eighteen spots to No.61 with “A Different Way” (HP-59).
* 21 Savage debuted last week with his track “Bank Account” at No.62, which holds at that entry position and also scores a Gold (●) sales cert too.
* The new Top 10 entry for the Chris Brown album helps his latest single “Questions” to rise back up six places to No.63.
* Another of last weeks entries to rise is the Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line entry “Meant to Be”, up sixteen places to a new peak of No.84.
* Two songs leave the Top 10 this week, first with one Macklemore song into the Top 10, his older entry “Glorious” (HP-2×2, WI10-14) drops down five spots to No.11 and is now 3x▲Platinum in sales, whilst last weeks No.9 entry for Taylor Swift in “Gorgeous” (HP-9, WI10-1) drops down fifteen places to land at No.26 this week, whilst she is also down with “Look What You Made Me Do” (26 to 32) and her “…Ready for it?” rises back up fifteen places to No.44.
* Khalid has three songs within the Top 15 this week, with one on hold, one rising and one slighty dropping in his “1-800” track, which is down a spot to No.13 and now 2x▲Platinum selling.
* All three Top50/100 entries for Pink move down this week, with “What About Us” sliding four spots to No.17, her Eminem duet “Revenge” is down twelve to No.37 and her albums title track “Beautiful Trauma” drops six places to No.46.
* After his album boosted the track into the Top 20 last week, the Niall Horan single “Too Much to Ask” drops back down six places to No.25 and is now Gold (●) in sales, and his “Slow Hands” slide back down seven spots to No.41 on it’s half-year chart anniversary (26 weeks).
* Both Liam Payne entries drop this week with “Strip That Down” moving four to No.42 and last weeks entry of “Bedroom Floor” slides six to No.58.
* The Avicii track “Without You” moves down eight places to No.36.
* The DJ Khaled track with Rihanna in “Wild Thoughts” is down three spots to No.47 and newly certified 3x▲Platinum, whilst his former No.1 “I’m the One” is down seven to No.87.
* Maggie Lindemann and her track “Pretty Girl” drop two places to No.50 and is now 2x▲Platinum.
* Shawn Mendes drops nine spots to No.51 with “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”.
* After a tour-rise last week, both Chainsmokers entries move back down this week, with the Coldplay duet “Something Just Like This” down eight to No.59 and “Closer” sliding fifteen to No.85.
* Both Top 100 entries for Dean Lewis move down this week, with last weeks returning entry of “Lose My Mind” dropping fourteen to No.64 and his first entry “Waves” crashes nineteen to No.77.
* The Sam Smith entry for “Pray” drops back down twenty-five places to No.88, but could rise back up next week as his new album was just issued on Friday.
* There’s a ten place drop to No.97 for the Morgan Evans entry “Kiss Somebody”.
* John Gibbons just released a bunch of new remixes for his cover fo “P.Y.T.”, which this week drops down twenty places to No.98.
* The Ed Sheeran track “Thinking Out Loud” (#1 this week in 2014) is down two places to #100 and is still the ‘Longest Charted Single” ever and for this week, as it notches up its 148th week within the Top 100.
* #15 – Wolves by Selena Gomez and Marshmello is the fourteenth Top 100 and now sixth Top 20 entry for the US singer and teaming with DJ and producer Marshmello gives him two songs within the Top 50 this week, as his track “Silence” with Khalid is up to No.12 this week.
* #65 – I Miss You by Clean Bandit feat. Julia Michaels is the UK electronic groups fifth entry in Australia, with their last entry “Symphony” with Zara Larsson on hold at No.82 this week, whilst all of their entries have so far been sung by female artists such as Jess Glynne (on two songs), Anne-Marie and the aforementioned Zara and Julia.
* #68 – Man’s Not Hot by Big Shaq is a rap character created by British comedian Michael Dapaah (born to Ghanaian parents), with this track starting out as a comedy sketch and viral meme before he released it as a track in mid-September, where it has climbed to No.20 in the UK and has so far also charted in Ireland (#58) and Sweden (#98).
* #74 – Motorsport by Migos feat. Nicki Minaj and Cardi B. is the fourth entry for the US hip-hop duo and this track is taken from the forthcoming “Culture 2” album which is due in the next couple of weeks.
* #80 – Burning by Sam Smith is the third entry from his second album “The Thrill of it All” which was released on Friday, with “Pray” (HP-63) sitting at No.88 this week and first released track “Too Good at Goodbyes” at No.10 after having spent two weeks at No.1 two months ago.
* #81 – Go Bang by Pnau is the follow-up single to their biggest chart entry “Chameleon” (HP-4) and this becomes the local dance duos fifth Top 100 entry on the ARIA Singles Chart.
* #95 – Way Out by 360 is from the highest new entry on the albums charts this week, his fourth album “Vintage Modern”, which has also seen the track “Yesterday” reach No.88 a few months ago.
Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to Australian-Charts.com