Dance Monkey extends record to 23 weeks at top spot.
It's the song that just won't quit. Tones And I's 'Dance Monkey' extends its record for the longest time at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart to 23 weeks. The song also came in at #1 on the Australian Artist Singles Chart for 2019 and #10 in the Australian Artist Singles Chart for the decade. Meanwhile the Byron Bay star's latest single ‘Never Seen The Rain’ logs an 11th week inside the Top Ten, where it sits at #9, while her The Kids Are Coming EP rises one spot to #6 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
So who's scrambling for a top position behind the 'Dance Monkey' juggernaut? Well, Dua Lipa's 'Don't Start Now' is #2 for a fourth non-consecutive week, while The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' acends four places to #3.
Other movers include Lewis Capaldi's 'Before You Go', which is up six spots to #12, and Camila Cabello Feat. DaBaby's 'My Oh My' also rises six places to land at #19.
#8: Justin Bieber ‘Yummy’ – The first taste of Justin Bieber’s forthcoming fifth studio album, the R&B-style ‘Yummy’ is the Canadian singer’s first entry as lead artist in the ARIA Singles Chart since ‘Friends’ debuted at #2 in August 2017. This is Bieber’s eighth top ten chart entry on his own, although he’s a featured artist on many other Top Ten hits. Bieber also appears in the Top 50 this week as featured vocalist on Dan + Shay’s ‘10,000 Hours’, which drops three places to #24, while his collaboration with Ed Sheeran, ‘I Don’t Care’, which peaked at #1 last May, slides five spots to #35.
#18: Roddy Ricch ‘The Box’ – Californian rapper Roddy Ricch makes his ARIA Singles Chart debut with this track from his recently released debut album, Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial, which debuts at #33 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week. Despite not being intended as an official single, ‘The Box’ is the 21-year-old’s highest-charting song anywhere in the world, peaking at #3 in the US.
#37: Brockhampton ‘Sugar’ – American hip hop collective Brockhampton enter the ARIA Singles Chart for the first time with ‘Sugar’, the latest single from their fifth studio album Ginger. A collaboration of vocalists, producers, engineers and visual creatives, Brockhampton was formed by members of the group AliveSinceForever, who met through a Kanye West fan forum in response to a request from founding member Kevin Abstract. This month, the group has toured Australia as headliners of FOMO Festival.
#47: The Chainsmokers feat. Amy Shark ‘The Reaper’ – Pairing up with Australian singer Amy Shark, The Chainsmokers score their 18th entry in the ARIA Singles Top 50. The US dance music duo first hit the chart with ‘#SELFIE’ (#3 Apr. ‘14), and reached their highest position with ‘Closer’ (#1 Aug. ‘16).
See the full Top 50 here.
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