News 28 May 2021

Olivia Rodrigo takes out second ARIA #1 single with Good 4 U

Plus, debuts by BTS, Vance Joy and more!

Olivia Rodrigo takes out second ARIA #1 single with Good 4 U

Moving up one spot, ‘Good 4 U’ by Olivia Rodrigo hits #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart. It becomes the American artist’s second chart-topper after ‘Drivers License’ (#1 Jan. ’21). Last week the single hit #1 in the US, Canada and New Zealand. On top of her new #1 single and the #1 debut of her album SOUR, Rodrigo hits a new peak at #3 with previous single ‘Deja Vu’, climbs from #19 to #5 with ‘Drivers License’ and scores seven debuts in this week’s top 50, including ‘Traitor’ at #7. The last artist to have four or more singles in the Top Ten was Taylor Swift, who had five on the chart w/c 3 August 2020.

K-pop superstars BTS claim their third Top Ten entry on the ARIA Singles Chart as they debut at #6 with ‘Butter’ It’s the group’s second English-language single after ‘Dynamite’ (#2 Aug. ’20). The video for ‘Butter’ surpassed 200 million views on YouTube in four days and one hour. The track set the new record for largest single-day streams of any song ever on Spotify with 20.9 million streams globally.

American social media personality Bella Poarch makes her Singles Chart debut at #36 with ‘Build A B**ch’. Poarch first became prominent thanks to her lip sync videos on TikTok. Her video lip syncing to ‘M to the B’ by Millie B became one of the platform’s most liked videos. ‘Build A B**ch’ has begun to move up the charts in a number of territories.

London DJ/producer Majestic hits this week’s Singles Chart with his remix of Boney M’s ‘Rasputin’. The remix was released after the track resurged in popularity via TikTok. The track, which originally peaked at #1 in Australia for two weeks in 1978, has been used in over 4 million videos on the social media platform.

Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy returns to the ARIA Top 50 for the first time in three years as he releases ‘Missing Piece’. The track becomes the first chart appearance by the two-time ARIA Award winner since ‘Saturday Sun’ (#47 Jun. ’18).