News 27 January 2018

Sheeran's Perfect hits eighth week at #1

Debuts for Drake, Dua Lipa, Rudimental and more!

Sheeran's Perfect hits eighth week at #1

Debuts for Drake, Dua Lipa, Rudimental and more!

It's week eight at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for Ed Sheeran's ‘Perfect’.

In its ninth week in the top 50, Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line's 'Meant To Be' jumps up three spots to hit #2.

A week after debuting, Camila Cabello's ‘Never Be The Same’ jumps up five spots to claim a new peak at #12.

There are also peaks on this week's chart for Zac Efron & Zendaya's 'Rewrite The Stars' (#24), Kendrick Lamar & SZA's 'All The Stars' (#29), Taylor Swift's 'End Game' (#36) and Angus & Julia Stone's 'Chateau' (#48).


#5: Drake ‘God’s Plan’ – Drake returns to the Singles Chart with ‘God’s Plan’. It’s one of two new tracks released by the Canadian rapper this week; the other being ‘Diplomatic Immunity’. Both songs come from a mini EP called Scary Hours. It’s Drake’s seventh top ten single as a lead artist on the ARIA Charts. He last charted with ‘Signs’ (#32 Jul. ’17).

#18: Rudimental Feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen ‘These Days’ – ‘These Days’ is the second single released from Rudimental’s forthcoming third album. It becomes the British group’s first Singles Chart appearance since ‘Lay It All On Me’ (#7 Oct. ’15).

#23: Dua Lipa ‘IDGAF’ – After peaking at #2 with ‘New Rules’ (Sept. ’17), Dua Lipa picks up a new Singles Chart entry with ‘IDGAF’. It’s the English artist’s fifth entry in the ARIA top 50 and fourth from her self-titled debut album (#16 Jun. ’17) after ‘Be The One’ (#6 May ’16), ‘Hotter Than Hell’ (#17 Jul. ’16) and ‘New Rules’.

#42: The Chainsmokers ‘Sick Boy’ – The Chainsmokers pick up their first new entry on the ARIA Singles Chart for 2018 with ‘Sick Boy’. The American duo had three hits on the chart in 2017: ‘Paris’ (#4 Jan. ’17), ‘The One’ (#36 Apr. ’17) and the Coldplay collaboration ‘Something Just Like This’ (#2 Mar. ’17).

#46: Kylie Minogue ‘Dancing’ – ARIA Hall Of Fame member Kylie Minogue returns to the Singles Chart for the first time since 2014. ‘Dancing’ is the first single to come from Minogue’s upcoming fourteenth studio album Golden. She last charted with ‘Into The Blue’ (#46 Feb. ’14). It’s Minogue’s 48th top 50 appearance as a lead artist.

#47: Keith Urban ‘Parallel Line’ – Keith Urban’s first top 50 appearance since ‘The Fighter’ (#19 Jul. ’16) comes from the country singer-songwriter’s first single from his forthcoming tenth studio album GraffitiU. It’s Urban’s seventh top 50 single as a lead artist.