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Australian Singles: Post Malone Is At No 1 For Fifth Week

by Gavin Ryan on October 30, 2017

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For a fifth week Post Malone and 21 Savage have the No.1 song in Australia with “Rockstar”.

The song is again the No.1 streamed song in the country and the No.4 digital selling track for a second week (its highest position so far), and both acts have a surging and new entry this week too. And stuck at No.2 for a third straight week is Camila Cabello and Young Thug with “Havana” (#2 on both the streaming and digital charts) and making it a stable Top 3 for a second week is Ed Sheeran and “Perfect” (#1 digital, #13 streamed) on hold at No.3 for a second week.

Climbing both to new peaks are Khalid with “Young, Dumb & Broke”, up three to No.4 and Portugal The Man with “Feel it Still” up one spot to No.5, which gives Khalid his highest charted single in Australia beating the No.5 peak of his “1-800” track. These two rises push down the Macklemore and Skylar Grey track “Gorgeous” to No.6, whilst back up one spot to No.7 are Zayn and Sia with “Dusk Till Dawn”.

Sam Smith is back up one place to No,8 with his former No.1 “Too Good at Goodbyes” and on hold at No.10 is the Dua Lipa track “New Rules”. Debuting at No.9 though is the third entry from the November 10th due sixth studio album for Taylor Swift entitled “Reputation”, this new track is called “Gorgeous”, and by debuting at No.9 it becomes the third Top 10 single from the new album and overall her fourteenth Top 10 single in Australia too. The albums first entry was the former No.1 track “Look What You Made Me Do” (TW-26) and that was followed by “…Ready for it?” (TW-59, HP-3).

* After dropping out of the Top 10 last week, the current Macklemore and Kesha track “Good Old Days” is back up to No.11 this week.
* Post Malone sees his most recent entry (and older track than the current No.1) “I Fall Apart” jump up nine places to a new peak of No.14, whilst his oldest track “Congratulations” (HP-30) climbs back up two spots to No.33 (in it’s 34th Top 100 week).
* The teaming of Marshmello and Khalid in “Silence” is up one place to a new peak of No.16, but moreso the track is now ▲Platinum in sales.
* Niall Horan sees his debut album enter at No.2 this week, and helped by a heap of promotion last week (including a Graham Norton interview and performance last Friday night) his third single “Too Much to Ask” leaps up eleven places to land at a new peak of No.19, whilst his previous two entries also climb, with “Slow Hands” up sixteen to No.34 and his first entry “This Town” returns at No.83.
* Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso climb two places to a new peak of No.24 with “Let Me Go”.
* The new Charlie Puth track “How Long” jumps up thirteen places to a new peak of No.27.
* The remix for the Lorde track “Homemade Dynamite” with SZA, Khalid and Post Malone is up three places to a new chart height of No.30.
* Cardi B continues her slow climb up the chart with “Bodak Yellow”, now at a new peak of No.37.
* Christian rapper NF debuted at No.70 last week with his first entry “Let You Down”, which this week leaps up twenty-seven spots to land within the Top 50 at No.43.
* Kygo and his EP “Stargazing” climbs two places to No.49, now his fourth Top 50 entry, plus he also has a new entry in the lower fifty too.
* Local singer/songwriter Dean Lewis sees his second single “Lose My Mind” re-enter at a new peak of No.50 this week, previously it reached No.73.
* The Chainsmokers just wrapped up their national tour here this past week, and their teaming with Coldplay in “Something Just Like This” is back up five places to No.51, and their No.1 single from last year in “Closer” climbs back up twelve places to No.70.
* Ater two weeks of big jumps the Kita Alexander track “Hotel” is only up two places this week to a new chart height of No.56.
* Angus & Julia Stone slide up sixteen places to a new peak of No.60 for their “Chateau” track.
* Lil’ Pump climbs up another double-figured amount this week with “Gucci Gang”, up twelve to No.66.
* The DJ Snake and Lauv teaming “A Different Way” (HP-59) is back up seven to No.79.
* Ed Sheeran is back up one spot to No.98 with the ‘Longest Charted Entry’ “Thinking Out Loud” (#1 this week in 2014) for its 147th week within the Top 100.

* The only Top 10 dropout this week is “What About Us” (HP-1×2, WI10-7a) by Pink, which returned last week at No.5 and is back down seven places to No.13 and now 2x▲Platinum in sales, whilst she also moves down with her other entries in “Revenge” with Eminem (21 to 25), “Beautiful Trauma” (27 to 40) and leaves the Top 100 with “Whatever You Want” (#72), and last weeks new entries “Where We Go” (#88) and “I Am Here” (#97).
* Lauv drops down four places to No.17 with “I Like Me Better”.
* Imagine Dragons roll down seven places to No.21 with their former No.2 track “Thunder”.
* French Montana and Swae Lee with “Unforgettable” is down three to No.22 and now 3x▲Platinum.
* Justin Bieber sees his tracks drop again this week, with “Friends” down three to No.23, his vocals on “Despacito” drops seven to No.39, “I’m the One” on the DJ Khaled moves down five to No.80 and “2U” with David Guetta plummets thirty-one places to No.93.
* Kesha moves down four places to No.32 with “Praying”, which is now 2x▲Platinum in sales.
* There’s a six place drop to No.35 for the Calvin Harris track “Feels” with Katy Perry & Pharrell.
* Vance Joy are down seven places to No.41 with “Lay it on Me”, whilst also down seven to No.44 is DJ Khaled’s other entry “Wild Thoughts” with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.
* Jonas Blue and William Singe with their “Mama” drop ten spots to No.53.
* Last weeks entry for Peking Duk with Icona Pop in “Let You Down” is down nine spots to No.54.
* After three weeks at No.49, the Jessica Mauboy track “Fallin'” is true to its namesake, and drops twelve places to No.61.
* After leaping into the Top 50 last week, the second Sam Smith entry at the moment in “Pray” drops back down fifteen places to No.63 this week.
* After his mini-tour surge last week, the Jason DeRulo track “If I’m Lucky” drops back down eleven places to No.74.
* John Gibbons’ cover of the M.J. track “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” (HP-54) is down ten spots to No.78 and picks up its first certification and is now Gold (●) in sales.
* The Rudimental track “Sun Comes Up” with James Arthur is down thirteen places to No.84.
* Morgan Evans’ “Kiss Somebody” drops down fourteen spots to No.87.
* There are ten place drops for “Came Here for Love” by Sigala and Ella Eyre (81 to 91) and Miley Cyrus with “Malibu” (85 to 95).

* #52 – Bedroom Floor by Liam Payne is the second solo and third chart entry for the former 1D member, who first charted with “Strip That Down” (HP-2, TW-38) and then with Zedd on “Get Low” (HP-39).

* #62 – Bank Account by 21 Savage becomes the first solo entry for Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, the Atlanta, Georgia native who was born in the Dominican republic in 1992. This is his first solo entry and third overall, as he is currently sitting at No.1 on the Post Malone track “Rockstar” and also charted on the Drake track “Sneakin'” (HP-81) in 2016, and this track is the first release from his late July issued debut album “Issa Album” (HP-42).

* #68 – Anywhere by Rita Ora is the second chart entry this year for the UK singer, who made it to No.12 in late July with “Your Song” (TW-47), and this becomes her twelfth Top 100 entry here too.

* #90 – Bloodstone by Guy Sebastian is taken from the new album “Conscious” which comes out next Friday (3rd Nov), and becomes the second entry from the new album after “High on Me” (11th Sept) reached No.73.

* #94 – Kids in Love by Kygo feat The Night Game is the title track from the second Kygo album, due out November 3rd, and is the eleventh Top 100 entry for the Norwegian DJ and producer.

* #100 – Meant to Be by Bebe Rexha feat Florida Georgia Line is also the 11th Top 100 entry for Bebe, who teams with US country act Florida Georgia Line on the second entry from her August released third album “All Your Fault: Pt.2”, which had “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)” with Lil’ Wayne (HP-72) as its previous chart entry here.

Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to



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