News 28 January 2022

The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber return to claim 15th week at ARIA Singles Chart #1

Plus, first Top Ten single for The Wiggles!

The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber return to claim 15th week at ARIA Singles Chart #1

After 14 weeks away from the #1 spot, The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber return to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Stay’. It’s the 15th week at #1 for the track which won The Kid Laroi the Best Artist and Best Pop Release trophies at the 2021 ARIA Awards. ‘Stay’ came in at #2 in the triple j Hottest 100, which was announced on 22 January. As it notches up 15 weeks at #1, ‘Stay’ hits equal second on the list of most weeks at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, joining Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ (#1 Jan. ’17).

This week’s Top Ten also includes Hottest 100-related moves for Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow’s ‘Industry Baby’ (#11 to #5) and Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Good 4 U’ (#16 to #9).

The ground-breaking week for The Wiggles continues with the iconic children's music group hitting the ARIA Singles Chart Top Ten for the first time at #10. Recorded for triple j’s Like A Version segment in March 2021, the band’s cover of Tame Impala’s ‘Elephant’ took out #1 in this year’s triple j Hottest 100. As well as being their first Top Ten entry, it becomes their first entry in the Singles Chart Top 50. Their previous peak on the ARIA Singles Chart was with their cover of Daddy Cool’s ‘Eagle Rock’ (#80 Mar. ’03).

Coming in at #9 in the Hottest 100, Rüfüs Du Sol’s ‘On My Knees’ re-enters the chart at #22, a new peak. The track previous spent a week at #43 in November 2021.

There have been a slew of tracks move up the chart this week as a result of their entry in the Hottest 100: Doja Cat’s ‘Kiss Me More’ (#18 to #15), Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever’ (#30 to #16), Lil Nas X’s ‘THATS WHAT I WANT’ (#21 to #18), bbno$’s ‘Edamame’ feat Rich Brian (#25 to #23), Vance Joy’s ‘Missing Piece’ (#27 to #25), Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’ (#50 to #28), Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ (#34 to #29), Doja Cat’s ‘Need To Know’ (#49 to #40).

American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth hits the Singles Chart for the first time since 2017 at #24 with ‘Light Switch’. It’s the lead single from Puth’s forthcoming third studio album Charlie, which is set for release sometime in 2022. Charlie Puth last appeared on the chart with ‘How Long’ (#17 Dec. ’17).

Perth band Spacey Jane claim their second ARIA Top 50 entry of their career as they debut at #34 with ‘Lots Of Nothing'. The track, which placed at #3 in the triple j Hottest 100, hits the chart a year on from their first entry with ‘Booster Seat’ (#8 Feb. ’21), which went on to win Song Of The Year at the 2021 ARIA Awards.

American rappers Gunna, Future and Young Thug debut at #36 with ‘Pushin P’. Featuring on Gunna’s third album, DS4Ever (#12 Jan. ’22), the track recently peaked at #7 in the US.