News 10 June 2022

Kate Bush takes out #1 on the Singles Chart

Debuts by Post Malone and Doja Cat

Kate Bush takes out #1 on the Singles Chart

Kate Bush’s 1985 Single ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) has scored a new Single Chart peak, as it takes out #1 this week. It is the second week in the Top 5, following the single’s re-entry last week at #2 off the back of its inclusion in Season Four of Netflix’s Stranger Things.It is also the first #1 ARIA Singles Chart placement of the ARIA era in Kate Bush’s illustrious career, having previously claimed a Pre-ARIA #1 with Wuthering Heights in early 1978.

Following the release of his fourth studio album Twelve Carat Toothache, Post Malone’s single ‘I Like You’ (A Happier Song) feat. Doja Cat debuts at #7 in the ARIA Single Chart. Earlier single ‘Cooped Up’ feat. Roddy Ricch notches up 13 spots to #10 and is also joined by a Singles Chart debut of #30 by ‘Wasting Angels’ Feat. The Kid Laroi and a re-entry at #42 for ‘One Right Now’ by Post Malone & The Weekend, also from the album.

‘Vegas’ by Doja Cat debuts this week at #17, her first chart debut of 2022. ‘Vegas’ is the lead single from the soundtrack of the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Elvis directed by Baz Luhrmann. The single features a sample of Big Mama Thornton 1952 song ‘Hound Dog’ originally written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and brought to notoriety by Presley. 

Ed Sheeran’s ‘2Step’ hits a new peak this week, jumping into the Singles Chart Top 50 at #44. The track's rise in popularity comes after a flow of global remixes, featuring artists from around the world