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5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Australian Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer ‘Youngblood’ Is Still The No 1 Song

by Gavin Ryan on June 10, 2018

in News,Noise Pro

Local rock-pop act 5 Seconds of Summer hold for a third week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with the title track from their 15th of June due third studio album “Youngblood”.

This third week at the top is the longest hold for an Australian act since The Veronica’s held for three weeks from the 29th of September, 2014 with “You Ruin Me”, with every other Aussie act since only logging a single or two weeks at the top, for acts such as Grace, her brother Conrad Sewell, Delta Goodrem, Flume and The Veronica’s again (the last local act at No.1 in July of 2016). 5SOS also move up the tally board for ‘Accumulated Weeks at No.1: 2010’s; Singles’ from equal 28th to now equal 24th alongside the four weeks racked up by Jason DeRulo (from 3 #1’s), plus the song is the new chart leader in New Zealand this week (their third #1 there).

The top four songs are all stable this week, meaning that Post Malone logs a fifth week at No.2 with “Better Now”, the Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa duet “One Kiss” is stable as its No.3 peak (and #1 in both England and Ireland for an eighth week) and former No.1 here “No Tears Left to Cry” by Ariana Grande holds at No.4.

The fifth single lifted from the current Maroon 5 album ‘Red Pill Blues’ (TW-69) is the highest new entry this week entitled “Girls Like You”, featuring female rapper Cardi B., and it becomes the bands eleventh Top 10 and also fifth Top 5 single in Australia, plus the third Top 10 and now highest charted track to be lifted from the current album, with the previous two entries to the ten being “”Don’t Wanna Know” (HP-6, Nov 2016) and “What Lovers Do” (HP-7, Nov 2017).

Scoring new peaks this week are Amy Shark with “I Said Hi” and “Back to You” for Selena Gomez, both climbing two places each to No.6 and No.7 respectively, while moving down within the Top 10 are “Love Lies” for Khalid and Normani (7 to 8), “Nice for What” by Drake (5 to 9, #1 in the USA and Canada) and “This is America” by Childish Gambino (6 to 10).

* Billie Eilish with Khalid is stable at No.13 this week with “Lovely”, while Cardi B. with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny return to their former peak of No.16 with “I Like it”.
* Ed Sheeran leaps up thirteen places to No.26 with his latest track “Happier” (HP-16).
* Juice WRLD’s debut from last week “Lucid Dreams” rises ten spots to a new peak of No.27.
* The latest Clean Bandit track with Demi Lovato and “Solo” cracks the Top 30, rising eight to No.28, while a performance on The Voice by a contestant of “I Miss You” returns the song at No.92 this week.
* Drake lands a third Top 50 entry this week as “I’m Upset” is up eleven places to a new peak of No.48.
* Vance Joy sees a two place rise to No.54 with his latest track “Saturday Sun”.
* Calum Scott rebounds thirty-three spots to land at No.58 with “You Are the Reason”.

* The only song leaving the Top 10 this week is the Shawn Mendes returnee from last week of “In My Blood” (HP-9, WI10-2a), which drops down ten places to No.20, while Shawn had eight songs within the Top 100 last week, it is reduced to three this week, with further drops within the 100 for “Youth” (19 to 31) and “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (84 to 85), while leaving are “Nervous” (#57), “Where Were Young in the Morning?” (#67), returning “Lost in Japan” (#70), “Like to Be You” (#78) and “Fallin’ All in You” (#94).
* Drake’s former long running No.1 “God’s Plan” is down seven to No.23, while he also falls with “Look Alive” alongside BlobBoy JB (45 to 53) and “Yes Indeed” with “Lil’ Baby (63 to 80).
* “Friends” for Marshmello and Anne-Marie drops nine places to No.29, while the mysterious DJ is also down with his older tracks “Silence” with Khalid (68 to 73) and “Wolves” with Selena Gomez (75 to 83).
* Ed Sheeran moves down the chart with “Perfect” (24 to 32), “Shape of You” (40 to 50) and “River” with Eminem (66 to 71).
* After peaking at No.25 last week King Princess and “1950” drop down nine spots to No.34.
* Another song which peaked last week in “OTW” at No.27 for Khalid x Ty Dolla Sign x 6lack drops back down eight spots to land at No.35.
* The Post Malone slide continues with “Rockstar” (28 to 36), “I Fall Apart” (35 to 42), “Paranoid” (44 to 60), “Ball for Me” (47 to 63) and “Candy Paint” (58 to 64).
* Lil’ Dicky and Chris Brown tumble twelve spots to No.38 with “Freaky Friday”.
* Robinson released a bunch of remixes on Friday for “Nothing to Regret”, which this week drops eight places to No.39.
* Rudimental with Jess Glynne and Mackelmore move down eleven spots to No.43 with “These Days”, while Jess’s solo entry “I’ll Be There” is down two to No.56.
* Dua Lipa drops eleven places to No.44 with “IDGAF” and seven spots to No.72 with “New Rules”.
* The debut last week for the A$AP Rocky track “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)” drops back down thirteen spots to No.47.
* After three weeks within the Top 50 the latest Chainsmokers track “Somebody” is down eight spots to No.51.
* XXXTentacion leaves the Top 50 with “Sad!”, down nine to No.55.
* The two entries from ‘The Greatest Showman’ soundtrack slide down in “This is Me” (48 to 57) and “Rewrite the Stars” (92 to 96).
* Camila Cabello is down nine spots to No.61 with “Havana”, while her follow-up “Never Be the Same” is down five to No.69.
* Another of last weeks new entries to fall this week is the return for local dance act Rufus Du Sol and “No Place”, down twenty-five places to No.66.
* Bazzi drops nine spots to No.70 with his entry “Mine”.
* Both of the Imagine Dragons entries move down in “Thunder” (69 to 75) and “Believer” (83 to 90).
* The only new certification within the Top 100 this week is the latest track for Zayn and “Let Me”, which is down twenty-one spots to No.76 and now Gold (●) in sales.
* BTS tumble twenty-six spots to No.79 with “Fake Love”.
* Rich the Kid falls eleven places to land at No.88 with “Plug Walk”.
* Bad Wolves slide down eighteen spots to No.89 with their cover of “Zombie”.
* The track from ‘Deadpool 2′ for Diplo, French Montana & Lil’ Pump with Zhavia Ward and “Welcome to the Party” falls thirteen places to land at #100.

* #12 – All Mine by Kanye West (feat Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign)
* #18 – Yikes by Kanye West (feats sample of ‘Kothbiro’ by Black Savage)
* #22 – Ghost Town by Kanye West (from PartyNextDoor, Kid Cudi & O7O Shake) (feats samples of ‘Take Me for a Little While’ by The Royal Jesters and ‘Someday’ by Shirley Ann lee).
* #33 – Wouldn’t Leave by Kanye West (feat Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih and PartyNextDoor) (feats sample of ‘Baptizing Scene’ by Reverend W.A. Donaldson)
* #40 – Violent Crimes by Kanye West feat Nicki Minaj (and O7O Shake and Ty Dolla $ign)
* #41 – I Thought About Killing You by Kanye West (feats sample of ‘Fr3sh’ by Kareem Lofty)
* #46 – No Mistakes by Kanye West (from Charlie Wilson & Kid Cudi) (feats samples of ‘Children (Get Together)” by Edwin Hawkins Singers and ‘Hey Young World’ by Slick Rick). All seven entries this week for Kanye West are taken from his eighth studio album ‘ye’ which debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart, plus he could be there again next week as his new collaboration album with Kid Cudi was released on Friday entitled “Kids See Ghosts”.

* #68 – You Deserve Better by James Arthur was performed on The Voice last Sunday night and now becomes the UK singers fifth singles chart entry here (four as lead, one as guest), that guest vocals was on his last entry here “Sun Comes Up” with Rudimental (HP-57), plus this is the first taste of new material from an upcoming third studio album for James (no date or title known as yet).

* #74 – Dazed & Confused by Ruel is the second entry for the Australian singer born Ruel Vincent Van Dijk, who first hit the ARIA Singles chart in 2017 with his second release “Don’t Tell Me” (HP-86), so with this song entering at No.74 it becomes his highest charted single, and this new track is taken from his debut EP “Ready” which will be out next week (15th of June).

* #94 – Give Yourself a Try by The 1975 is the first single to be lifted from the English alt-rock bands’ October due third album “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships”, while overall this is their fourth Top 100 singles chart entry here.

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