News 13 January 2018

Sheeran's Perfect hits six weeks at #1

Moves for Post Malone, Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, G-Eazy and more!

Sheeran's Perfect hits six weeks at #1

Moves for Post Malone, Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line, G-Eazy and more!

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’ holds on to the #1 spot on the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth consecutive week. It’s the English singer-songwriter’s 27th week in total at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart.

In its 14th week in the top 50, Post Malone’s ‘I Fall Apart’ moves up two spots to claim a new peak at #2. Another track from the rapper, ‘Candy Paint’, moves up six spots to #20 this week.

Jumping up three spots from #7 to #4, Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Meant To Be’ scores a new peak in its seventh week in the top 50.

American rapper G-Eazy takes out his first top ten appearance as a lead artist as ‘Him & I’ jumps up six spots to #10. It’s the single’s sixth week in the chart.

This week’s chart also includes new peaks for Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble’s ‘This Is Me’ (#19), Sheppard’s ‘Coming Home’ (#23) and Camelphat & Elderbrook’s ‘Cola’ (#40).


#15: Bruno Mars Feat. Cardi B ‘Finesse’ – Bruno Mars picks up a third top 50 entry from 24K Magic (#3 Nov. ’16) with ‘Finesse’. The single release of the track is a remix featuring Cardi B, who recently charted with ‘Bodak Yellow’ (#33 Nov. ’17). Other tracks from 24K Magic to chart include the title track (#3 Dec. ’16) and ‘That’s What I Like’ (#5 Apr. ’17).

#28: Justin Timberlake ‘Filthy’ – American star Justin Timberlake announces the imminent arrival of his fifth studio album, Man Of The Woods, with single ‘Filthy’. It’s Timberlake’s first appearance on the Singles Chart as a lead artist since ‘Can't Stop The Feeling!’ (#3 May ‘16). Man Of The Woods is release on 2 February.

#34: Kendrick Lamar & SZA ‘All The Stars’ – American rappers Kendrick Lamar and SZA release the first track from Black Panther: The Album, ‘All The Stars’. Lamar scored five Singles Chart entries in 2017, appearing with ‘The Heart Part 4’ (#35 Apr. ’17), ‘Humble.’ (#2 Apr. ’17), ‘Loyalty’ (#20 Apr. ’17), ‘DNA.’ (#16 Apr. ’17) and ‘Love.’ (#29 Apr. ’17). This is the first of two chart debuts for SZA this week; she’s also at #49 with ‘The Weekend’.

#42: Zac Efron & Zendaya ‘Rewrite The Stars’ – The second track to chart from this week’s #1 album, the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman. Zac Efron has previously charted as a member of the High School Musical cast with ‘Breaking Free’ (#13 Jul. ’06) and ‘What Time Is It?’ (#20 Sept. ’07). Zendaya previously hit the top ten with ‘Replay’ (#8 Apr. ’14).

#43: G-Eazy Feat. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B ‘No Limit’ – G-Eazy notches up his third top 50 entry as a lead artist with ‘No Limit’. Like ‘Him & I’ (#10 Jan. ’18), it comes from the album The Beautiful & Damned (#38 Dec. ’17). The American rapper has also previously charted with ‘Me, Myself & I’ (#19 Feb. ’16).

#49: SZA ‘The Weekend’ – As well as debuting at #34 with Kendrick Lamar and ‘All The Stars’, American rapper SZA scores another debut this week with ‘The Weekend.’ She’s previously appeared as a featured artist on Maroon 5’s ‘What Lovers Do’ (#7 Nov. ’17) and the remix of Lorde’s ‘Homemade Dynamite’ (#23 Dec. ’17).