‘Stay’ by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber holds #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for an eleventh straight week. Other singles to have spent the same amount of time at #1 include Bryan Adams’ ‘Everything I Do (I Do It For You)’ (1991), Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’ (1996/97), Drake’s ‘God’s Plan’ (2018), The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ (2020) and 24kGoldn’s ‘Mood’ (2020).
As Lil Nas X’s debut album MONTERO hits #1 this week, the American pop-rap hits a new peak at #4 with ‘Industry Baby’, one spot above its previous high. There’s three tracks from MONTERO in this week’s Top Ten: ‘Thats What I Want’ debuts at #7 and the album’s title track has jumped back up ten spots to sit at #9.
A week on from debuting at #27, ‘Meet Me At Our Spot’ by American duo The Anxiety climbs ten spots to hit #17. It takes the single one spot higher than the peak reached by group member Willow Smith’s ‘Whip My Hair’ (#18 Jan. ’11).
Nigerian singer/songwriter CKay makes his ARIA Top 50 debut with ‘Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)’. First released in 2019, the track has picked up pace in the last year thanks to TikTok and a number of remixes, charting across Europe, plus Canada, New Zealand and Singapore.
Continuing the release of re-recordings of her back catalogue, Taylor Swift debuts at #28 with ‘Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)’. It’s an update of the track from 1989 (#1 Nov. ’14) that peaked at #3 in September 2015.
British rapper Central Cee hits the ARIA Singles Chart Top 50 for the first time, debuting at #41 with ‘Obsessed With You’. The track is currently a Top Ten hit in the UK, hitting #5 last week (his highest career peak). In March this year, Central Cee made his Albums Chart debut with Wild West Mixtape (#37 Mar. ’21).
American country-pop artist Walker Hayes hits #50 on this week’s chart with ‘Fancy Like’. The track, which has been a country #1 in the US, has recently gone viral via TikTok. ‘Fancy Like’ also hit #5 on the Billboard Hot 100.