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Tone And I has broken quite the record on the ARIA singles chart this week with her No.1 smash ‘Dance Monkey’.
The single notches up an impressive eighth week in top spot and by doing so, it eclipses Kylie Minogue’s ‘Locomotion’ as the longest running No.1 single by a female Australian solo artist in Aussie chart history.
Its eight week run is now equal to the all-time record for a female Aussie at No.1… that of Olivia Newton John and John Travolta’s ‘You’re The One That I Want’.
Post Malone is steady at No.2 with his ‘Circles’, with Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s ‘Señorita’ also steady at No.3. The latter, however, does pick up a fresh new triple platinum accreditation, meaning it’s sold in excess of 210,000 copies in its 13 week chart run.
The superstar collaboration of Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey isn’t quite to top the ARIA chart on debut, but the ladies have done enough with their single ‘Don’t Call Me Angel’ (from the soundtrack to ‘Charlie’s Angels’).
It might have lost a couple of spots on this week’s countdown (dropping from No.6 to No.8), but Lil Nas X’s former No.1 megahit ‘Old Town Road’ picks up its eighth platinum certification, after selling in excess of 560,000 copies.
The Lewis Capaldi track ‘Someone You Loved’ returns to the ARIA top ten this week, edging four places higher to No.9. And it does so armed with a fresh new fourth platinum accreditation, meaning it’s sold more than 280,000 copies across the country.
Post Malone says his ‘Goodbyes’ to the top ten; the track sliding from No.5 to No.11, but picking up a fresh new platinum accreditation for its troubles (70,000 copies sold).
Sam Smith’s ‘How Do You Sleep?’ is also now platinum certified (No.12), as is Lil Tecca’s ‘Ransom’ (No.9 to No.13).
The certification updates keep coming, with a new fifth platinum award (350,000 copies sold) for Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ (No.14) and a gold accreditation for Miley Cyrus’s ‘Slide Away’ (No.15).
More good news for Post Malone. Despite slipping three places to No.17, his former No.1 hit ‘Sunflower’ shines a little brighter, with a new eighth platinum accreditation.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ is now gold, but down four to No.19. Lil Nas X’s ‘Panini’ is now platinum and up from No.41 to No.26.
The news is less bright for Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’, which loses 15 places to No.32. No new certification.
But on the up side, there’s a No.42 to No.33 jump for Camila Cabello’s ‘Liar’ and a No.34 debut for Halsey’s ‘Graveyard’.
More success for Tones And I follows, with a fresh new double platinum accreditation for her top 20 hit ‘Johnny Run Away’. That’s 140,000 copies sold.
Post Malone’s ‘Die For Me’ is over and out, losing 22 places to No.45 in week two.
But Blackbear is heading in precisely the opposite direction with ‘Hot Girl Bummer’, which rockets 49 places from last week’s No.96 debut.
Jonas Brothers’ ‘Only Human’ is back inside the ARIA top 50, but only just. In fact, it matches its original chart peak of No.49.
The Chainsmokers also bob their heads back inside the upper half of the hundred, improving eight positions with ‘Takeaway’. Alongside Lennon Stella, the track is also now gold accredited.
Beyond the top 50 this week, Post Malone’s ‘A Thousand Bad Times’ is down from No.39 to No.54, Ruel’s ‘Painkiller’ improves from No.83 to No.60 as his new EP hits.
Further down a little, the Travis Scott/Drake single ‘Sicko Mode’ ticks over into six time platinum territory and Post Malone’s ‘Staring At The Sun’ is staring at an exit from the top 100 next week, slumping from No.48 on debut to No.71.
Ruel’s ‘Real Thing’ enters at No.73, Taylor Swift’s ‘The Man’ slips 20 to No.75 and though NF’s single continues to run out of ‘Time’ (No.68 to No.77), the single does pick up a fresh new gold certification.
Regard kicks off his chart journey with ‘Ride It’ at No.80, The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha go platinum with ‘Call You Mine’ (No.84).
The second week action for Camila Cabello’s ‘Shameless’, however, is not quite so grand. It’s down from No.62 on debut to No.85.
Post Malone’s ‘Allergic’ is down a heck of a lot more, however. It slumps 41 places from last week’s No.86 debut.
Freya Ridings’ ‘Castles’ is new at No.91. Drax Project’s ‘Catching Feelings’ is new at No.94. OneRepublic’s ‘Wanted’ is new at No.97.
But there’s a big No.54 to No.98 drop for Post Malone’s ‘I’m Gonna Be’.
No change to the top of the ARIA albums chart this week, with Post Malone holding steady with ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ ahead of Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’.
A big No.3 debut for homegrown star Ruel and his new ‘Free Time’ EP.
There are two other new entries in the top ten too; Korn’s ‘The Nothing’ is new at No.5 and Charli XCX’s new long player ‘Charli’ enters at No.7.
Two new entries pop into the countdown just outside the top ten; The Hu’s ‘The Gereg’ at No.11 and Sampa Th Great’s ‘The Return’ at No.12.
Khalid’s up from No.22 to No.15 with ‘Free Spirit’, but Lil Tecca is down from No.15 to No.22 with ‘We Love You Tecca’.
The Lumineers miss the top 20 with their latest long player ‘III’, despite their first two albums both making the top ten down under.
Good news for Ariana Grande though. Her album ‘Thank U, Next’ ticks over into platinum territory (No.27).
Pixies score a No.36 debut with ‘Beneath The Eyrie’, but The Teskey Brothers are down from No.25 to No.43 with ‘Run Home Slow’.
The soundtrack to ‘The Lion King’ is also down… sliding 15 to No.48. Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ is gone from the top 50, dipping from No.47 to No.60.
There’s a new entry at No.62 for Sam Fender’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ and a re-entry for Ocean Alley’s ‘Chiaroscuro’ at No.67.
The news certainly isn’t great for Fleetwood Mac’s ’50 Years : Don’t Stop’, which plummets a massive 54 places to No.77.
One final new entry – Alex Cameron’s ‘Miami Memory’ – enters the countdown at No.94.
‘The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac’ is down 30 to No.100.
But the second week news is less than glowing for Mallrat’s ‘Driving Music’, which plunges from a No.10 debut all the way out of the top 100.
For a full run down of the ARIA top 50s, head over to the ARIA CHARTS WEBSITE every Saturday from 5:00pm AEST.