News 28 April 2018

Ariana Grande snares first #1 single

Debuts for J. Cole, Anne-Marie, Khalid and more!

Ariana Grande snares first #1 single

Debuts for J. Cole, Anne-Marie, Khalid and more!

Ariana Grande has returned to the ARIA Singles Chart for the first time since 2016 in style, taking out her first #1 with ‘No Tears Left To Cry’.

In its third week in the Top 50, ‘One Kiss’ by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa moves up three spots to claim a new peak at #6.

Following the passing of Avicii last week four of his tracks have re-entered the Singles Chart. As well as hitting #14 with former #1 ‘Wake Me Up’, the Swedish DJ/producer has also returned to the chart with ‘Levels’ (#24 – a new peak), ‘Without You’ (#36) and ‘Hey Brother’ (#38).

Cardi B’s ‘I Like It’ shoots up nine spots in its second week to claim a new peak at #16.

‘Young Blood’ by 5 Seconds Of Summer jumps up 20 spots to a new peak of #26. It’s the track’s second week in the Top 50.

There are also new peaks this week for Noah Kahan and Julia Michaels’ ‘Hurt Somebody’ (#15), Amy Shark’s ‘I Said Hi’ (#34) and Kygo’s ‘Remind Me To Forget’ (#35).


#1: Ariana Grande ‘No Tears Left To Cry’ – American artist Ariana Grande picks up her first #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘No Tears Left To Cry’. The track is the first released from Grande’s forthcoming fourth studio album. It’s her first appearance in the Top 50 since ‘Side To Side’ (#3 Sept. ’16). ‘No Tears Left To Cry’ takes over from ‘Problem’ (#2 May ’14) as Grande’s highest Singles Chart peak. She has previously topped the Albums Chart with both My Everything (#1 Sept. ’14) and Dangerous Woman (#1 May ’16).

#20: J. Cole ‘KOD’ – As well as having the #1 on this week’s Albums Chart, American hip hop artist J. Cole has snared five debuts in this week’s Singles Chart. KOD’s title track is the highest debut, hitting #20. Further debuts come with ‘ATM’ (#32), ‘Photograph’ (#41), ‘Kevin’s Heart’ (#46) and ‘Motiv8’ (#47). J. Cole’s only Top 50 as a lead artist previously was with ‘Deja Vu’ (#45 Dec. ’16).

#27: Anne-Marie ‘2002’ – In the week leading up to the release of her debut album, Speak Your Mind, English singer-songwriter Anne-Marie scores a new chart entry with ‘2002’. It’s the third track from the album to hit the Top 50 following ‘Alarm’ (#7 Aug. ’16) and the Marshmello collaboration ‘Friends’ (#4 Apr. ’18).

#43: Dennis Lloyd ‘Nevermind’ – Israeli musician Dennis Lloyd makes his ARIA Top 50 debut with ‘Nevermind’. Born Nir Tibor, the multi-instrumentalist and producer has recently charted in a number of European countries and is currently on his first international tour.

#44: Khalid x Ty Dolla $ign x 6lack ‘OTW’ – American R&B artists Khalid, Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack join forces for the new track ‘OTW’. It’s Khalid’s second chart entry for 2018 following the collaboration with Normani, ‘Love Lies’ (#3 Apr. ’18). It’s Ty Dolla $ign’s first Singles Chart appearance since the multi-artist collaboration ‘Sucker For Pain’ (#7 Sept. ’16). It’s the first Singles Chart entry for 6lack.