Justice Crew maintain a fifth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart this week with “Que Sera”.
This gives the Aussie boyband an accumulated seventh week at No.1 this decade, moving them up to ninth position on the list for ‘Most Accumulated Weeks at No.1: 2010’s’, one week behind Guy Sebastian (with eight) and one ahead of Pink (with six).
Below is the list of the current rankings in this list (this does not include single #1’s like Gotye and Robin Thicke):
21 weeks – Pharrell Williams (three #1’s)
20 weeks – Rihanna (five #1’s)
19 weeks – LMFAO (two #1’s)
14 weeks – Flo Rida (two #1’s)
13 weeks – Katy Perry (two #1’s)
12 weeks – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (three #1’s)
9 weeks – Eminem (two #1’s)
8 weeks – Guy Sebastian (two #1’s)
7 weeks – Justice Crew (two #1’s)
6 weeks – Pink (three #1’s)
5 weeks – Snoop Dogg, Reece Mastin, Fun (all two #1’s)
4 weeks – Jason DeRulo (three #1’s) and Bruno Mars (two #1’s)
We have a bunch of European acts waiting for their turn at the No.1 spot in Australia, with Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz jumping up to No.2 with “Am I Wrong?” Matching the peak it achieved in Denmark, Sweden and their home country of Norway, with New Zealand just this week making it the first country to land a number one position in. The track also picks up a Gold (●) certification. For the past two weeks German duo Milky Chance had been at No.2 with “Stolen Dance”, which along with Dutch DJ Mr. Probz and “Waves” are both down a place to No.3 and No.4 respectively, and both pick up a ▲Platinum certification this week too.
Thanks to her current US #1 and #2 placements, Iggy Azalaea climbs back up to a new peak here of No.5 with “Fancy”, whilst her duet on the Ariana Grande track “Problem” is also back up a spot to No.7 this week, whilst in-between the Iggy tracks at No.6 is another local female act, Sia with “Chandelier”, down two places this week. Sam Smith is back up a spot to No.8 with “Stay With Me”, whilst ZHU is down two to No.9 with “Faded” and Sheppard hold on for another week at No.10 with their former No.1 single “Geronimo”.
NEW PEAKS & MOVERS: Dami Im jumps up again this week, to a new peak of No.11 with “Super Love”, whilst last weeks highest new entry of “Nobody to Love” for Sigma is up eight places to a new chart height of No.13. Also jumping into the Top 20 is Tove Lo with her track “Stay High”, up five places to No.17 and landing his first ever Top 20 spot is Illy with “Tightrope”, which jumps up eight places to land at No.19 and achieves Gold (●) in sales. Another of last weeks new entries, “Pills N’ Potions” for Nicki Minaj, is up fifteen places to a new peak of No.22 and Kiesza moves up into the Top 30 at No.28 with “Hideaway”. Last September Keith Urban debuted and peaked at No.50 with the track “Shame”, which after his performance of the track on The Voice this past week (and his national tour starting June 14th), it returns to the Top 100 at No.35 this week. Angus and Julia Stone jump up nineteen places to No.37 with their new track “Heart Beats Slow” and also jumping up into the fifty this week are Beyonce with “Pretty Hurts”, up twenty-one spots to No.47 and Lana Del Rey with “Shades of Cool”, rising twenty-nine places to No.50.
DOWN DOWN: There are no songs dropping out of the Top 10 this week, but “Bad” for David Guetta and “Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake are both down two places to No.14 and No.15 respectively, and both of them pick up a ▲Platinum in sales. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams drops out of the Top 20 for the first time to No.23 in its half-year (26 weeks) anniversary on the charts, whilst Coldplay drop with both tracks “Magic” (15 to 18) and “A Sky Full of Stars” (18 to 26). OneRepublic drop six to No.39 with “Love Runs Out”, and “Clown” for Emeli Sande drops ten to No.44 after returning last week. Dropping out of the Top 50 this week are “Tsunami (Jump)” for DVBBS (41 to 52), “Strong” by London Grammar (34 to 54), “Wild Wild Love” for Pitbull (49 to 59) and one of last weeks highest new entries “You and I” for One Direction plummets fifty-four places to No.77 and lastly “Wasted” for Tiesto which returned to the charts last week at No.48 is down to No.80 this week.
X-Factor 2012 entrants The Collective land at No.34 with their sixth Top 50 and eleventh Top 100 entry “Burn the Bright Lights”, whilst The Voice judge Will.i.am along with Cody Wise debut at No.43 with “It’s My Birthday”, becoming Will’s 22nd Top 100 and his 15th Top 50 placing, and its his first new entry for 2014. The final Top 50 debut is from current visitors to our shores, The Vamps, who enter at No.49 with “Somebody to You” featuring Demi Lovato as guest vocalist. It’s the groups fourth Top 100 and third Top 50 entry, plus the tour helps their album “Meet the Vamps” to rebound to No.47 this week.
Lower 50: Austin Mahone and Pitbull leap up thirty-one places to No.51 with “MMM Yeah”, with Gabrielle Aplin’s second entry “Salvation” jumping back up twenty places to a new peak of No.60. ‘The Voice: Battle Rounds’ helps the OneRepublic track “Counting Stars” to rise back up fifteen places to No.63, whilst another track performed on the show, “Roar” for Katy Perry is back up to No.64, the last Voice assisted track being a re-entry at No.99 of “The Cave” (HP-32, peaked March 2010). “Let it Go” for Demi Lovato is down to No.68, buts picks up a ▲Platinum certification, whilst another song from a new Disney film; “Once Upon a Dream” (from Maleficent) by Lana Del Rey is up twenty-one places to No.73, now that the film has opened around the country. The older Iggy Azalea track “Work” again climbs to a new peak, this week its up to No.79 and returning tracks this week include Passenger with “Hearts on Fire” (#61) and “Let Her Go” (#98), current tourist Ellie Goulding with “Burn” (#82), from the ‘Frozen’ soundtrack Kristen Bell with “Love is an Open Door” (new peak at #91), and another tourist at the moment James Blunt returns with “Bonfire Heart” (#94).
Sia released a second track from her forthcoming album “1000 Forms of Fear” (due July 8th) this week entitled “Eye of the Needle”, this one a ballad, which debuts at No.57, whilst new at No.65 are The Madden Brothers (Joel and Benji from Good Charlotte) with their first release under their new moniker entitled “We are Done”.
The new Linkin Park album “The Hunting Party” is out next Friday (13th June) and from the album and debuting at No.71 is “Wastelands”, becoming the bands 23rd Top 100 entry. John Mayer enters at No.81 with his cover of the recent Beyonce track “XO”, and Kim Cesarion lands his second chart entry at No.87 with “I Love This Life”, the follow-up to “Undressed” which made it to No.5 and is down at No.96 this week.
Written and Compiled by Gavin Ryan with thanks to Australian-Charts.com
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