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Australian Singles: The Chainsmokers and Halsey Anchor At No 1

by Gavin Ryan on September 5, 2016

in News,Noise Pro

The Chainsmokers and Halsey retain the No.1 position on the ARIA Singles Chart for fourth straight week, also holding in the US and climbing to the top of the UK charts as of this weekend, helped by their performance together the MTV VMA’s last weekend.

Last week’s top six singles are all within the six again this week, with only a few changes, but holding at No.2 for a third straight week are DJ Snake and Justin Bieber with “Let Me Love You” which has now sold enough to be certified ▲Platinum in sales, whilst climbing to a new peak of No.3 this week are twenty one pilots and “Heathens”, becoming the duo’s second Top 3 single for this year, the track swapping places with the other Bieber track within the Top 5, the Major Lazer and M0 song “Cold Water”, dropping a place to No.4, whilst on hold at No.5 and No.6 are Illy with Vera Blue and “Papercuts” and the Betty Who cover of “I Love Your Always Forever” (now Gold (●)) respectively.

Like the other ‘Suicide Squad’ (TW-2) soundtrack single within the Top 10, the second also climbs a single spot this week, as the ensemble song “Sucker for Pain” by Lil’ Wayne, Wiz Khalifa. Imagine Dragons, X Ambassadors, Ty Dolla $ign and Logic, logs a new peak of No.7 this week.

Last week Martin Garrix scored his highest charting single with the Bebe Rexha infused track “In the Name of Love”, and now this week that song leaps fifteen places to No.8 to now become his first Top 10 hit in Australia, and now the fourth for Bebe, who has been guest vocalist on Top 10 hits by Cash Cash (#7, 2014), David Guetta (#5, 2015) and Nico & Vinz (#2, also 2015). Jonas Blue drops two places to No.9 with his track “Perfect Strangers” and the second bullet into the Top 10 is the current UK No.4 single for Calum Scott “Dancing on My Own”, jumping a massive thirty-five places to land at No.10 and as it’s his debut single, it’s also his first Top 10 entry here.

UP: M0 was in the country this past week on a promo tour, which helps her solo single “Final Song” up three chart-rungs to a new peak of No.12 whilst Adele is back up a couple of spots with “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” to No.15 this week. Nine places lower we find Hailee Steinfeld jumping up nine places to a new peak of No.24 with her latest single “Starving”, followed by last week’s debut for Shawn Mendes and “Mercy”, which climbs two spots to a new peak of No.26, whilst the other Top 50 debut from last week in the Ellie Goulding track “Still Falling for You” jumps eight to land a new chart height this week of No.28. “Cool Girl” for Tove Lo is up five places to a new peak of No.32 and returning to the Top 100 at a new peak of No.36 is the Ariana Grande track featuring Nicki Minaj entitled “Side by Side”, and also back into the chart this week at No.43 is the Britney Spears track “Make Me…”, both acts performed theirs songs at the MTV VMA’s this past week, which is also having an effect on the four-time-performing on the night Rihanna and “Needed Me”, which is back up five and at a new peak of No.46 this week.

DOWN: Leaving the Top 10 this week are two tracks, firstly is “Alarm” for Anne-Marie (HP-7, WI10-4) down two to No.11 and the other is “Treat You Better” (HP-4×3, WI10-9) for Shawn Mendes, dropping three to No.13 and one week shy of the ten weeks his first No.4 single “Stitches” achieved. Calvin and Rihanna drop four to No.16, as too does “One Dance” for Drake, down four to No.17, whilst his duet with Rihanna and “Too Good” is down two to No.20, but more-so that track is now 2x▲Platinum in sales. Kent Jones just released his new track “Alright” (which is an interpolation of the 1982 Earth, Wind & Fire song “Let’s Groove”), but his first entry “Don’t Mind” is back down four spots to No.31 and now ▲Platinum, whilst falling eight spots to No.33 is the Imany song “Don’t Be So Shy”. The final new certification in the Top 50 this week is the Meghan Trainor track “Me Too” which is down four to No.34 and now 2x▲Platinum, whilst falling seven to No.39 is “Rise” by Katy Perry, with a five-place drop for “Hair” by Little Mix to No.44 this week.

Lower 50: There are only three new entries to the Top 100 this week (and four re-entries) and they’re all in the lower fifty this week. Thanks to his recent promo tour, the new Passenger single “Anywhere” jumps up twenty places to land a new peak of No.51 this week, whilst up one spot from last week debut to now No.53 is the new Cheat Codes track “Don’t Hurt Me”. Frenship with Emily Warren are up eight to a new peak of No.68 with “Capsize” and after three weeks of small climbs, the “Groovy People” EP for Marc E. Bassy jumps twenty-two spots this week to land at a new peak of No.70. Multi-VMA winner Beyoncé returns to the Top 100 at No.92 with “Hold Up”, and also back in at #100 is the returning longest-charting single “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran for its 99th Top 100 week.

Last week Canadian hip-hop artist Tory Lanez took his debut album “I Told You” into the album charts at No.37 (it falls out this week), and now he lands his first Top 100 entry at No.83 with “Luv”, which features an interpolation of the song “Everyone Falls in Love” by the Jamaican dance-hall act Tanto Metro and Devonte. The seventh and final Australian Idol winner Stan Walker sees his ninth Top 100 entry this week come in at No.86 entitled “You Never Know”, and finally coming in at No.99 is local singer Kasey Chambers with her new four track EP entitled “Ain’t No Little Girl”, plus the set also features a duet with Keith Urban entitled “If We Had a Child”

Compiled by Gavin Ryan for

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