News 7 May 2016

Drake scores first #1 single with One Dance

Debuts for Calvin Harris, Beyoncé, Blink-182 and more!

Drake scores first #1 single with One Dance

Debuts for Calvin Harris, Beyoncé, Blink-182 and more!

A jump of four spots has given Drake his first #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart. It’s a #1 double for the Canadian rapper this week, with his fourth album Views debuting at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart. His previous highest peak on the Singles Chart was with ‘Hotline Bling’ (#2 Oct. ’15).

After dropping two spots last week, Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ has this week jumped up 18 spots to claim a new peak at #16. The track is currently sitting at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

New peaks this week include Galantis’ ‘No Money’ (seven to #12), Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ (up seven to #17), Little Mix’s ‘Secret Love Song’ (up two to #18), Luke Christopher’s ‘Lot To Learn’ (up six to #26) and Topic’s ‘Home’ (up eleven to #38).


#2: Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna ‘This Is What You Came For’ – The first chart entry for Calvin Harris in 2016. ‘This Is What You Came For’ is the Scottish producer’s third collaboration with Rihanna, following on from ‘We Found Love’ (#2 Oct. ’11) and ’Where Have You Been’ (#6 May ’12).

#25: Beyoncé ‘Hold Up’ – A week on from debuting at #1 on the Albums Chart with Lemonade and at #24 on the Singles Chart with ‘Formation’, Beyoncé picks up another new Signles Chart entry with ‘Hold Up’. The track’s writing credits include Vampire Weekend leader Ezra Koenig, singer-songwriter Josh Till Man (Father John Misty), producer Diplo and the members of New York band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, amongst others.

#42: Ghost Town DJ's ‘My Boo’ – American hip hop group Ghost Town DJ’s pick up their ARIA Singles Charts debut with ‘My Boo’ The track, which was originally released 1996, has recently seen a resurgence on the back of its use in the Running Man Challenge series of viral videos.

#47: Anne-Marie ‘Do It Right’ – Anne-Marie makes her Singles Chart debut with ‘Do It Right’. The British singer-songwriter was the featured vocalist on four tracks on Rudimental’s album We The Generation (#4 Oct. ’15).

#48: Kungs ‘This Girl’ – The top 50 debut for French DJ/producer Kungs. ‘This Girl’ is a remix of a track by Melbourne soul band Cookin’ On 3 Burners. The original was released in 2009 and featured vocals by Kylie Auldist of The Bamboos.

#50: Blink-182 ‘Bored To Death’ – The first single in five years from Californian punks Blink-182. It’s the band’s first single to not feature original guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge. Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba has joined the band in DeLonge’s place. The band last charted with ‘Up All Night’ (#30 Jul. ’11).