In this week’s ARIA Chart Watch, there’s a change at No.1 over on the albums top 100. But the reign of Tones And I continues.
We’ll uncover who’s No.1 on the album chart, plus scratch the surface elsewhere to unpack all of this week’s juicy chart info in another edition of ARIA Chart Watch.
It’s now week 24 for Tones And I atop the ARIA singles chart with her global hit ‘Dance Monkey’.
Though she relinquished her grip for one week to allow Mariah her Christmas spoils, ‘Dance Monkey’ has been unmovable.
Not only does it notch up a 24th week in the No.1 position this week, it also blasts through the eight times platinum mark, meaning it’s now sold in excess of 560,000 copies.
There is change elsewhere in the top five, however.
The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ is up to two at the expense of Dua Lipa’s ‘Don’t Start Now’ (No.2 to No.3).
Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ edges four places higher from last week’s No.8 debut, while Roddy Ricch slams into the top ten with ‘The Box’ (No.18 on debut to No.7).
The Meduza track ‘Lose Control’ is steady in the No.14 position, but it achieves its first certification – a platinum one for sales in excess of 70,000 copies.
It’s just ahead of a No.15 debut for the new Future and Drake single ‘Life Is Good’.
The release of the new Selena Gomez album sees ‘Lose You To Love Me’ improve its chart fortunes (No.26 to No.20), while the title track ‘Rare’ premieres at No.23.
In between both is a No.37 to No.21 jump for the Brockhampton single ‘Sugar’.
Also continuing its ascension this week is the Sofi Tukker single ‘Purple Hat’, which jumps eight places to No.36.
Halsey premieres in the No.41 spot with ‘You Should Be Sad’. Debuts too for Mac Miller (‘Good News’ at No.43) and No Money Enterprise (‘German’ at No.44).
Joel Corry’s ‘Sorry’ eases five places to No.47, but it picks up a new gold certification, meaning it’s sold more than 35,000 copies.
Halsey’s ‘Graveyard’ suffers a 12 place drop and is now right on the precipice of the top 50 (No.38 to No.50).
The Weeknd’s ‘Heartless’ leaves No.2 single ‘Blinding Lights’ to do the heavy lifting, bowing out of the top 50 (down 11 to No.51).
The Rubens are up a little higher to No.54 (up five from No.59), while Khalid’s ‘Up All Night’ is down seven to No.55. Benny Blanco’s ‘Eastside’ dips 11 to No.56.
Doja Cat scores another bit of ARIA love with new track ‘Say So’, new at No.58.
Also new this week (and back to back) are Endor’s ‘Pump It Up’ and Khalid’s ‘Eleven’, which premiere in positions 68 and 69 respectively.
Harry Styles’ ‘Falling’ does precisely what it says on the box (No.52 to No.70).
5 Seconds Of Summer’s ‘Teeth’ loses its chart bite, down 16 to No.72. Lil Tecca’s ‘Ransom’ also drops 16 (No.66 to No.82). Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ is down 13 to No.83.
Raising money for bushfire recovery, the Delta Goodrem single ‘Let It Rain’ makes it into the ARIA top 100 for the first time, debuting at No.90.
JP Saxe and Julia Michaels scrape into the top 100 with a No.97 debut for ‘If The World Was Ending’.
Big drops for Harry Styles’ ‘Lights Up’ (down 19 to No.98), Drax Project’s ‘Woke Up Late’ (down 16 to No.99) and Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ (down 16 to No.100).
Though it waves goodbye to the ARIA top 100 this week, Niall Horan’s single ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ did enough within its ten week chart run to pick up a gold certification.
Yes, Australia has a new number one album; Harry Styles relinquishing his grip on top spot with ‘Fine Line’.
And it’s US pop starlet Selena Gomez who takes the spoils, premiering at No.1 with her third album ‘Rare’.
It’s the first time Selena has nabbed the No.1 spot down under, having peaked at No.8 with her 2013 debut ‘Stars Dance’ and at No.3 with her 2015 sophomore album ‘Revival’.
Harry’s not gone too far, however… just down to No.2, with Billie Eilish, Elton John and the soundtrack to ‘Frozen 2’ making up the top five.
Two new entries in the top ten both come courtesy of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, whose ‘Live In Adelaide ’19’ premieres at No.6 and ‘Life In Paris ’19’ debuts in the No.9 spot.
Cold Chisel’s ‘Blood Moon’ is back inside the top ten, improving from No.17 to No.10.
An extended stay on top of the ARIA singles chart with her international smash ‘Dance Monkey’ has rubbed off on Tones And I’s ‘The Kids Are Coming’ EP, which achieves a fresh gold sales accreditation, meaning it’s sold in excess of 35,000 copies.
Lizzo’s time on the ground here in Australia sees her album ‘Cuz I Love You’ jump from No.30 to No.19.
On the flipside, Jackboys and Travis Scott dip ten with ‘Jackboys’ (No.12 to No.22).
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are back in the countdown in the No.34 spot, with a debut for their ‘Live In Brussels ’19’.
The soundtrack to ‘Cats’ is gone from the top 50 after just four weeks and a peak of No.31. It’s down 15 places to No.52.
Not great news either for supergroup Coldplay, whose new album ‘Everyday Life’ is already falling out of favour with the music buying public. It’s down a huge 31 places this week to No.65.
Doja Cat’s ‘Hot Pink’ is up from No.94 to No.71, no doubt with thanks to the new single ‘Say So’ hitting its strides.
But the 15th edition of ‘Triple J’s Like A Version’ is down 14 to No.72.
Also slipping more this week is the best-of from Human Nature, ‘Still Telling Everybody : 30 Years Of Hits’, which tumbles 34 places to No.89.
Big drops also for The Teskey Brothers’ ‘Half Mile Harvest’ (down 23 to No.95) and Jessica Mauboy’s ‘Hilda’ (down 24 to No.97).
For a full run down of the ARIA top 50s, head over to the ARIA CHARTS WEBSITE every Saturday from 5:00pm AEDT.