Justice Crew stays atop the ARIA Singles chart for a sixth consecutive week with their now 2x▲Platinum selling single “Que Sera”.
Plus they become the equal sixth longest running chart topper for this decade, with a list below of the most weeks spent at number one on the ARIA Charts since 2010.
12 weeks – Happy – Pharrell Williams (2014)
10 weeks – Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO (2011)
9 weeks – Roar – Katy Perry (2013)
9 weeks – Sexy and I Know it – LMFAO (2011)
8 weeks – Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke feat Pharrell (2013)
8 weeks – Somebody That I Used to Know – Gotye (2011) AUSSIE
7 weeks – Thrift Shop – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2012/13)
7 weeks – Whistle – Flo Rida (2012)
7 weeks – Someone like You – Adele (2011)
6 weeks – Que Sera – Justice Crew (2014) * AUSSIE
6 weeks – Wake Me up – Avicii (2013)
6 weeks – Gangnam Style – Psy (2012)
6 weeks – Battle Scars – Guy Sebastian (2012) * AUSSIE
6 weeks – Wild Ones – Flo Rida feat Sia (2012)
6 weeks – Love the Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna (2010)
6 weeks – OMG – Usher (2010)
* Songs with an asterisk debuted at No.1
You can also see that they are the equal second longest at No.1 for an Australian act this decade, and now only a couple of weeks behind Gotye, whilst they’re tied with Guy Sebastian and “Battle Scars” at six weeks, plus Justice Crew and Guy are the only two acts on the list who have debuted at No.1 and stayed for six weeks (and counting).
Last weeks top four songs are still within the four, although a couple have swapped places. “Am I Wrong” for Nico & Vinz holds at No.2 for a second week, while Mr Probz is back up to his former peak of No.3 with “Waves”, pushing “Stolen Dance” for Milky Chance back down another place, this week to No.4. The newly released version of Sam Smith’s song “Stay With Me” featuring guest vocalist Mary J. Blige helps the song to rebound to a new peak of No.5 and pick up a ▲Platinum certification.
Sheppard are currently touring the country, and their former No.1 single “Geronimo” jumps back up four places to No.6 this week after hanging on at No.10 for the past two weeks. The “Geronimo” jump pushes other tracks down, with “Fancy” for Iggy Azalea, “Chandelier” by Sia and “Problem” for Ariana Grande (and Iggy) all dropping two places each to No.7, No.8 and No.9 respectively. All of last weeks Top 10 stay within the ten too; ZHU down a place to No.10 with “Faded”.
NEW PEAKS & MOVERS: Sigma land just outside of the Top 10 with “Nobody to Love”, up a couple of places to No.11, whilst up five to a new peak of No.12 is Tove Lo with her track “Stay High”. DJ Snake returns to his former peak of No.13 for a third time with “Turn Down for What”, and Illy’s first Top 20 entry “Tightrope” climbs a place to a new peak of No.18, with Nicki Minaj up a couple of places to No.20 with “Pills N’ Potions”. With the recent Vamps tour of Australia now over, their new song “Somebody to You” with Demi Lovato leaps up twenty-six places to No.23, whilst Kiesza keeps climbing with “Hideaway”, now up to No.25. The Madden Brothers made a small impact at No.65 last week, but now with a full week of sales their debut song “We Are Done” blasts up thirty-seven places to No.28. Another of last weeks new entries in the lower fifty, Sia with “Eye of the Needle” is up twenty-one spots to No.36, whilst jumping up twelve to a new chart height of No.39 is Austin Mahone with Pitbull on “MMM Yeah”. Lana Del Rey is back up thirteen spots to No.45 with “West Coast” (HP-44) and due to being sung on The Voice this past week “Free” by Rudimental is back up thirty places to No.48.
DOWN DOWN: It’s a second week of no Top 10 dropouts, but after climbing to No.11 last week, Dami Im is back down three places to No.14 this week with “Super Love”, whilst Ed Sheeran also drops three places to No.15 with “Sing”. “Magic” for Coldplay is down six to No.24 and only down a couple of spots each are “High” for Peking Duk (now 2x▲Platinum, #26) and “Not a Bad Thing” for Justin Timberlake (now ▲Platinum #29), whilst in between those two is Rita Ora’s “I Will Never Let You Down”, which falls seven spots to No.27. Another Coldplay track, A Sky Full of Stars” is also down seven places, to No.33, with OneRepublic falling out of the Top 40 with “Love Runs Out” to No.42, but it is newly certified Gold (●) in sales, as too Samantha Jade with “Up!” which falls eighteen places to No.50, whilst Route 94 fall sixteen spots to No.47 with “My Love”. Out of the Top 50 this week are Zendaya with “Replay” (42 to 56), Will.i.am with “It’s My Party” (43 to 65), “Pretty Hurts” for Beyonce (47 to 66), “Burn the Bright Lights” for The Collective (34 to 69), “Shades of Cool” by Lana Del Rey (50 to 73) and “Heart Beats Slow” for Angus & Julia Stone (37 to 77). Falling out from last weeks Top 50 are “Shame” for Keith Urban (#35) and “Clown” by Emeli Sande (#44).
The new 360 album “Utopia” is out on Friday the 13th of June, and the fourth track issued from the album is the highest new entry this week, coming in at No.19 is “Price of Fame”, which features singer Gossling, who he teamed up with on his best chart performance so far, “Boys Like Me” (HP-3, Feb 2012). This new entry becomes only his second Top 20 placing, and the previous entries from his new album have been “Impossible” with Daniel Johns (HP-25, Jan 2014), “Live it Up” featuring Pez (HP-21, TW-37) and “Sixavelli” with Lunar C (HP-76, April 2014).
Another new album out as of Friday is Lana Del Rey with “Ultraviolet”, and the next song issued from the album is new at No.35, “Brooklyn Baby”, which joins her four other current singles, “West Coast” (HP-44, TW-45), “Shades of Cool” (HP-50, TW-73), “Young and Beautiful” (HP-8, TW-75) and from the ‘Maleficent’ soundtrack “Once Upon a Dream” (HP-73) which drops out of the Top 100 this week.
Finally possibly the new No.1 album next week, the sixth studio album for Linkin Park entitled “The Hunting Party” (which also came out on Friday) sees a new entry at No.43 entitled “Final Masquerade”, which follows on from last weeks entry of “Wastelands” which climbs to a new peak of No.64 this week. The final Top 50 entry of the week is new at No.44, from the film ‘Transformers 4’ it’s Imagine Dragons with “Battle Cry”, which becomes the bands fifth Top 100 and Top 50 entry, with the band also within the Top 100 at No.86 with “Demons” (HP-11).
Lower 50: Recent support act for Ellie Gouling, New Zealanders Broods return to the charts at a new peak of No.51 with “Bridges”, whilst after his Spicks & Specks appearance this past week, Vance Joy sees “Riptide” climbs back up ten places to No.52. Passenger debuts high with his new album, which sees his former No.1 single “Let Her Go” jump back up forty-one spots to No.57, whilst up to a new peak of No.59 are Nero with “Satisfy”. “Pompeii” for Bastille returns at No.67 after being sung on The Voice and also back in, and landing a new peak, are KYA (Christina Parie vs. LDN Noise) at No.78 with “What I Live for”. Iggy Azalea holds at her peak of No.79 with “Work”, whilst an online discount also helps propel “The Love Club” EP for Lorde back up fourteen places to No.81. Kristen Bell is up a couple of places to a new peak of No.89 with “Love is an Open Door”, and further re-entries are at No.90, The Angels with their very first single “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” (HP-58, early August 1976, Live Version: HP-11, March 1988) due to lead singer Doc Neeson passing last week, and another Voice performed song in “Titanium” for David Guetta and Sia is back in at No.91.
From the soundtrack to the film “The Fault in Our Stars” (TW-11) comes this weeks No.63 debut “Not About Angels” by Birdy, whilst formerly from ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack and now being used for the new ‘Assassins Creed: Unity’ game (due Oct) pre-promotion is the No.76 debut for Lorde covering Tears for Fears’ song, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” (HP-2, peaked early June 1985).
Landing his first ARIA Singles chart entry is New Zealand singer/songwriter Benny Tipene with “Make You Mine” which debuted and peaked at No.15 in his home country back in December 2013. And finally coming in at No.97 is deadmau5 “Phantoms Can’t Hang” taken from his forthcoming album “while (1<2)” (due 20-June). Written, Compiled and Researched by Gavin Ryan.
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