News 12 May 2018

Drake's Nice For What returns to #1

Debuts for Childish Gambino, Sia, Troye Sivan and more!

Drake's Nice For What returns to #1

Debuts for Childish Gambino, Sia, Troye Sivan and more!

After two weeks at #2, Drake’s ‘Nice For What’ returns to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week. So far in 2018, the Canadian rapper has topped 13 out of 20 ARIA Singles Charts.

Following his record-equalling efforts last week, American rapper Post Malone still has eleven tracks in the Top 50 this week. While most entries have moved down, ‘Better Now’ has moved up two to a new peak at #2. Post Malone is also charting with ‘Psycho’ (#5), ‘Rockstar’ (#17), ‘Paranoid’ (#26), ‘Ball For Me’ (#30), ‘I Fall Apart’ (#31), ‘Candy Paint’ (#33), ‘Spoil My Night’ (#40), ‘Stay’ (#43), ‘Rich & Sad’ (#44) and ‘Over Now’ (#50).

Climbing up 15 spots to #9, 5 Seconds Of Summer’s ‘Youngblood’ cracks the Top Ten for the first time. It’s the Sydney group’s fifth Top Ten single and first since ‘She’s Kinda Hot’ (#6 Jul. ’15).

In its fourth week in the chart, Amy Shark’s ‘I Said Hi’ has jumped up 15 spots to a hit a new peak at #13.

This week’s Singles Chart also includes new peaks for Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa’s ‘One Kiss’ (#4), Noah Kahan and Julia Michaels’ ‘Hurt Somebody’ (#15), Kygo’s ‘Remind Me To Forget’ (#21), Anne-Marie’s ‘2002’ (#24), King Princess’ ‘1950’ (#35) and Khalid x Ty Dolla $ign x 6lack’s ‘OTW’ (#39).


#7: Childish Gambino ‘This Is America’ – American actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, singer, songwriter and rapper Donald Glover picks up his first Top Ten on the ARIA Singles Chart under the Childish Gambino moniker with ‘This Is America’. It’s his second entry in the Top 50; ‘Redbone’ spent 21 weeks in the chart, peaking at #27 in August 2017.

#19: David Guetta & Sia ‘Flames’ – French DJ/producer David Guetta and Australian singer-songwriter join forces on ‘Flames’. The track is the fourth collaboration between the pair that has charted in the Top 50, following ‘Titanium’ (#5 Sept. ’11), ‘She Wolf (Falling To Pieces)’ (#11 Sept. ’12) and ‘Bang My Head’ (#21 Dec. ’15).

#27: Shawn Mendes ‘Youth’ – Ahead of the release of his self-titled third album on 25 May, Shawn Mendes scores a third Singles Chart entry for 2018 with ‘Youth’. Earlier in the year, the Canadian singer-songwriter charted with ‘In My Blood’ (#9 Apr. ’18) and ‘Lost In Japan’ (#27 Apr. ’18).

#32: Billie Eilish Feat. Khalid ‘Lovely’ – Californian singer-songwriter Billie Eilish makes her ARIA Singles Chart debut with ‘Lovely’. The 16 year old released her debut EP, Don’t Smile At Me, in August 2017. ‘Lovely’ features vocal contributions from current chart mainstay Khalid.

#34: Troye Sivan ‘Bloom’ – With the title track of his forthcoming album, Troye Sivan claims a second Top 50 entry for 2018. ‘Bloom’ is the second track from the album Bloom to chart, following ‘My My My!’ (#14 Jan. ’18).