News 8 August 2020

Return to #1 for Jawsh 685 x Jason Derulo

Debuts for Billie Eilish, Pop Smoke and more!

Return to #1 for Jawsh 685 x Jason Derulo

After dropping to #2 for a week, New Zealand producer Jawsh 685 and American R&B star Jason Derulo return to #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat)’. As it hits its fifth week in the top spot, the song equals OMC’s ‘How Bizarre’ (#1 Apr. ’96) for the longest run at #1 on the chart by a Kiwi artist.

With seven Taylor Swift tracks dropping out of this week’s Top 50, this week’s Top Ten includes moves back up the chart by DaBaby’s ‘Rockstar’ (#2), SAINt JHN’s ‘Roses’ (#4), Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ (#6), Topic’s ‘Breaking Me’ (#7), The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ (#8) and a return to the Top Ten for Juice WRLD’s ‘Come & Go’ at #10.

Notching up its seventh week in the Top 50, Swedish singer Nea’s ‘Some Say’ jumps up nine spots to score a new peak at #14, three places above its previous best.

The late American rapper Pop Smoke takes out a new Singles Chart peak as ‘The Woo’ climbs twelves spots to #18. He also grabs a second entry in this week’s Top 50, debuting at #34 with ‘Mood Swings’.

This weeks ARIA Singles Chart debuts

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My Future

Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish score her second Top Ten single for 2020 as she releases ‘My Future’. The track is Eilish’s first new release since the James Bond theme ‘No Time To Die’ (#4 Feb. ’20) and is the American singer-songwriter’s tenth career Top Ten. The video for ‘My Future’ was directed by Australian Andrew Onorato.
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Head & Heart

Joel Corry & MNEK
British producers Joel Corry and MNEK team up on ‘Head & Heart’. It’s the second chart appearance for Corry this year after ‘Sorry’ (#40 Jan. ’20) and MNEK’s return to the Top 50 for the first time since ‘Never Forget You’ (#3 Nov. ’15). At the time of writing, the single has spent two weeks at #1 in the UK.
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Mood Swings

Pop Smoke
The late Pop Smoke takes out his fourth Top 50 entry with ‘Mood Swings’. Featuring Lil Tjay, the track comes from Pop Smoke’s former #1 album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon (#1 Jul. ’20). It’s the second Pop Smoke track in the week’s Top 50: ‘The Woo’ sits at #18.