The theme from ‘Furious 7’ for Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth entitled “See You Again” holds at No.1 in Australia for a second week atop the ARIA Singles chart, the track picking up a ▲Platinum in sales in the process.
“See You Again” jumped to No.1 here last week, and this feat has been repeated around the world this past week in New Zealand (18 to 1), The USA (10 to 1), Germany (39 to 1) and Switzerland (36 to 1), plus the song is set to debut at the top of the UK and many other charts this coming week.
Also notching up ▲Platinum sales is former No.1 “Lean On” for Major Lazer featuring M0 and DJ Snake which holds at No.2 this week, whilst climbing a place to a new peak of No.3 are Skrillex, Diplo (aka Jack U) with Justin Bieber performing “Where are U Now” which becomes J.B.’s equal highest charting song here, as he peaked at No.3 in early May 2010 with his first Top 10 single “Baby”, plus the two of the top three songs belong to Thomas Pentz (aka Major Lazer/Diplo). Leaping to No.4 (up eight spots from No.12) for Galantis is their electro track “Runaway (U & I)”, making Australia its second highest peak anywhere in the world, the song reached No.1 in The Netherlands for a single week back in January, and both Jack U and Galantis see their tracks also score Gold (●) in sales too.
Jarryd James is still the highest charting Australian act this week even though his track “Do You Remember” is down two places to No.5, whilst climbing up two spots to land a new peak of No.6 is Jason DeRulo with “Want to Want Me”. Last weeks highest new entry for Irish singer Jamie Lawson entitled “Wasn’t Expecting That” is up thirteen places to a new chart height of No.7 this week, with the song having previously peaked at No.3 in Ireland back in February 2011.
LunchMoney Lewis is down three places to No.8 with his “Bills” with Australia and New Zealand still the only two countries to make it a Top 10 hit (it’s climbing in The Netherlands, USA and just debuted in Canada). The third entry to the Top 10 this week becomes the first for the three piece London based act Years & Years with their former UK No.1 single “King”, which is up sixteen places to land at No.9 this week, and it beats their previous peak of No.20 on The Magician track “Sunlight” (peaked Nov 2014). Finally spending its 21st week within the Top 10 is Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars with “Uptown Funk”, which is down four places to No.10 this week. The last song to spend this length of time within the Top 10 was “Roar” by Katy Perry back in 2013/14.
UP: Vance Joy hold at No.15 with “Georgia” and up three places to a new peak of No.16 is Natalie La Rose and Jeremih with “Somebody”, whilst right behind them at No.17, up a massive twenty-four places are Walk the Moon with their rock/pop track “Shut Up & Dance”, with the song just hitting #9 in the USA this week after 22 weeks within their Top 100. Hozier has “Someone New” at No.24 up twenty-one spots this week, and up thirteen are Charlie Puth and Meghan Trainor with “Marvin Gaye” to No.25, whilst also jumping into the Top 30 is Jess Glynne with “Hold My Hand” up eight places to No.27. Flo Rida is up six places to a new chart height of No.36 with “GDFR” and climbing back up six to No.40 is Carly Rae Jepsen with “I Really Like You”, with new Top 50 entries coming from a returning Kendrick Lamar with “King Kunta” back up eleven places to its original entry position of No.43 and ‘Furious 7’ track “Get Low” for Dillon Francis and DJ Snake is up eight spots to a new peak of No.44.
DOWN: The three songs leaving the Top 10 this week are Sam Smith & John Legend with “Lay Me Down” (HP-3x2, WI10-5) down four to No.11, “FourFiveSeconds” for Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney (HP-1x1, WI10-10) down four to No.13 and after climbing back to No.10 a couple of weeks ago during his tour here, this week Hozier is down nine to No.19 with “Take Me to Church” (HP-2x3, WI10-16). Former No.1 “Cheerleader” for OMI is down six to No.20 but is newly certified 4x▲Platinum, whilst also down six to No.23 is Ed Sheeran and “Bloodstream” and down four to No.26 are Zedd with Selena Gomez on “I Want You to Know” with both tracks picking up Gold (●) in sales. Ed’s former No.1 “Thinking Out Loud” drops seven to No.30 as too does Ariana Grande with “One Last Time” (30 to 37), whilst “The Nights” for Avicii is down eight to No.39 and after returning at its former peak of No.36 last week, Sia drops back down twelve spots to No.48 with “Big Girls Cry”.
Lower 50: Last week Kygo and Conrad (Sewell) fell back for the first time in their (then) eleven week chart run with “Firestone”, but this week its blasts back up twenty-two places to a new peak of No.51 thanks to Conrad’s recent visit here, and the song is currently Top 10 in Norway (#9, former No.1 for six weeks), Portugal (#2), Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland (#6), Belgium (#4), and Austria (#5) whilst it jumped to No.11 in the UK and is also Top 20 in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, France, Spain and Ireland.
Wiz and Iggy climb to a new peak of No.60 with “Go Hard or Go Home” and holding at No.63 for a second week are Martin Garrix and Usher with “Don’t Look Down”. “Ayo” for Chris Brown and Tyga is back up nine to No.65 and bulleting twenty-five spots to No.73 is “Forces” by local act Japanese Wallpaper featuring Airling and landing a Gold (●) certification this week is Big Sean with “I Don’t F**k with You” (down five to No.77), and landing its second consecutive year within the Top 100 (104 weeks) are Vance Joy with “Riptide”, which is down five to No.87 this week. Returning tracks this week are 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa with “We Own it” (HP-6) at No.85, Paloma Faith and her former No.1 “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” at No.89 and Florence + the Machine return at #100 with “What Kind of Man” (HP-16).
The highest new entry for this week occurs at No.53, “The Wolf” by Mumford & Sons, the second song lifted from their forthcoming third album “Wilder Mind” (due 4-May), whilst the first track “Believe” (HP-29) is down five to No.64 this week. The next new entry comes at No.61 entitled “Five More Hours” by Mexican DJ and artist Deorro (Erick Orrosquieta) who released the dance track “Five Hours” in 2014 where it went Top 10 in Belgium and France, and now Chris Brown has added his vocals and its been remixed and renamed “Five More Hours” and has so far gone Top 10 in Sweden and Norway.
Local dance act Justice Crew returns to the charts with their eleventh Top 100 chart entry at No.68 called “I Love My Life”, whilst also returning at No.75 are UK three-piece electro act Nero with their fourth chart entry “The Thrill”, with the groups last entry coming in June 2014 with “Satisfy” (HP-59).
Another local act Tame Impala debut at No.80 with “'Cause I'm a Man” which is the second entry from their forthcoming third album ‘Currents’ (no date known yet), as the first entry was last months’ “Let it Happen” (HP-84) and this becomes the bands fifth Top 100 entry. Also landing a second entry from their current album are Fifth Harmony who are new at No.86 with Kid Ink on their track “Worth it”, which lands a few places higher than their first entry “Sledgehammer” (HP-88) achieved back in March.
David Guetta teams up with Nicki Minaj and Afrojack for his new track “Hey Mama” which is new at No.90 and becomes the sixth single lifted from his most recent album “Listen”, with his last entry “What I Did for Love” (HP-20) dropping out this week. The final new entry occurs at No.93, Florence + the Machine with “Ship to Wreck”, which is the third single from their forthcoming third album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” (due June 1st), following on from “What Kind of Man” (HP-16, TW-100) and “St. Jude” (HP-90) from a couple of weeks ago.
Lee Kernaghan is spending his fourth straight week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week with “Spirit of the ANZACS”, becoming the equal second longest running album for 2015 alongside the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ soundtrack and just behind “1989” for Taylor Swift which has so far notched up five weeks at the top for this year.
Debuting at No.2 is the third album for Liverpool, England act The Wombats entitled “Glitterbug”, which matches the entry and peak position of their last album “This Modern Glitch” (2-May-2011), whilst their first album “A Guide to Loss, Love and Desperation” (entry Jan 2008) peaked at No.35 in early April of 2008. This new album has so far seen two tracks chart, with the stand-alone entry “Your Body is a Weapon” (HP-86, late Nov 2013) included on this album along with the recent track “Greek Tragedy” (HP-61, March 2015).
The soundtrack for ‘Furious 7’ holds at its No.3 peak again this week, whilst down two places to No.4 is Ed Sheeran with his “x” album. Three older albums climb back up within the Top 10, firstly “In the Lonely Hour” by Sam Smith (8 to 5), “1989” for Taylor Swift (7 to 6) and Meghan Trainor with “Title” (9 to 7). Down three places to No.8 is the self-titled album for Hozier with former No.1 for Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp a Butterfly” back up a spot to No.9 and returning to the ten at No.10 is James Bay with “Chaos and The Calm”, up two places this week.
UP: After falling out of the Top 10 last week, Van Morrison is back up to No.15 with “Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue”, and with AC/DC announced their November tour of Australia this week, which helps their former No.1 album “Rock or Bust” (one week on 8-Dec-2014) blasts back into the Top 100 at No.17 this week (it fell out two weeks ago). “The Essential” for Michael Jackson is back up six places to No.30 and climbing to a new peak of No.31 is Neil Diamond with “The Best of”.
DOWN: The albums to dropout from last weeks Top 10 include the highest new entry of last week, All Time High with “Future Hearts” (HP-4) which is down seven places to No.11, and after one week back within the Top 10, Ed Sheeran’s first album “+” is drops down fourteen places to No.20. Sufjan Stevens sees his No.11 debut from last week “Carrie & Lowell” drop down fourteen places this week to No.25 and after three weeks on the charts, The Prodigy drop down sixteen places to No.37 with “The Day is My Enemy”. “AM” for The Arctic Monkeys blasted back into the Top 20 last week and this week if falls back down twenty-four spots to No.39. The biggest drop from last weeks Top 50 is Kelly Clarkson with “Piece by Piece” (46 to 87) and leaving the Top 100 from last weeks fifty are Architects (#23), Violent Soho (#30), Sheppard (#34), Kendrick Lamar (#44) and Paolo Nutini (#45).
Bette Midler lands at No.12 with her fourteenth studio album and her first entry here in exactly ten years with her covers album of 1960’s girl band songs entitled “It’s the Girls” which becomes her 21st albums chart entry here (eleven studio, four best of, three live and three soundtracks). “It’s the Girls” was originally released in early November overseas reaching No.3 in the USA and No.6 in the UK, and her last entry here was “Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook” (HP-28, entered 18-April and peaked in early May of 2005).
The fourth studio album from US rapper and producer Tyler, The Creator comes in at No.13 entitled “Cherry Bomb”, and it becomes his highest charting album here, as his two previous entries were “Goblin” (HP-66, May 2011) and “Wolf” (HP-19, April 2013). Further Top 20 debuts come via Shawn Mendes with his debut album “Handwritten” at No.18 and one place lower at No.19 is Beccy Cole with “Sweet Rebecca”, which is her eight chart entry (six studio, one live and one collaboration album) and also her highest placed solo chart effort, as she reached No.9 with Melinda Schneider on the set “Great Women of Country” (Nov 2014).
1970’s UK band Smokie debut at No.38 with their seventh best of collection here, this new one entitled “Gold: Smokie Greatest Hits (40th Anniversary Edition)”, and the act has so far placed two of the compilations in the Top 10, “All the Best” (HP-2, Aug 1981) and “Greatest Hits” (HP-9, late May 1992), with these two best of sets being the bands only Top 10 albums here in Australia and they last charted in Nov 2010 with another collection “Living Next Door to Alice: The Best of” (HP-36).
Former Seekers lead singer Judith Durham sees her eighteenth solo album come in at No.44 this week entitled “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and this becomes her fifth album to chart in Australia, with her last entry being “The Platinum Album” (HP-36, July 2013), and the final entry to the fifty is new at No.46, Dwight Yoakam with his fifteenth studio album entitled “Second Hand Heart”. This is the same peak and position that his 14th set “3 Pears” achieved back in October 2013 and this new entry becomes his seventh Top 100 albums chart entry, fourth for ARIA and third album to make it into the Top 50.
Lower 50: Back up twelve to No.53 is Fleetwood Mac’s “Greatest Hits” and also up twelve is “Like a Version Vol.10” to No.54. Tame Impala jumps twelve places to No.66 with “Lonerism” and the album is now certified ▲Platinum in sales. Alt-J announced this week a May tour here, and this helps their recent album “This is All Yours” back up seventeen places to No.71 and jumping up sixteen to No.76 and newly crowned ▲Platinum in sales are Nickelback with “No Fixed Address”, whilst back up seventeen to No.77 is Nirvana and “Nevermind”. The Script are back in at No.67 with “No Sound without Silence”, the “Home” soundtrack returns at No.91, whilst best of sets for Tracy Chapman (#93), Billy Joel (#97) and Bob Marley & the Wailers (#98) also return this week.
US rock band Halestorm see their third studio album “Into the Wild Life” become their first chart entry here this week, and further new entries in the lower fifty come from Andre Rieu with “Magic of the Violin” at No.74 (getting close to Mothers Day, so this will fly over the next few weeks), and the final new entry at #100 is from local duo Winterbourne with their first albums chart entry “All But the Sun”, the guys are currently touring the country.
NEW CERTIFICATIONS: Singles; SEE YOU AGAIN Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth ▲ LEAN ON Major Lazer Feat. MØ & DJ Snake ▲ WHERE ARE U NOW Skrillex & Diplo Feat. Justin Bieber ● RUNAWAY (U & I) Galantis ● WANT TO WANT ME Jason Derulo ● CHEERLEADER (FELIX JAEHN REMIX) Omi ▲ 4 BLOODSTREAM Ed Sheeran ● I WANT YOU TO KNOW Zedd Feat. Selena Gomez ● I DON'T F**K WITH YOU Big Sean Feat. E-40 ●
Albums; LONERISM Tame Impala ▲ NO FIXED ADDRESS Nickelback ▲
Written, Researched and Compiled by Gavin Ryan.
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Singles; SEE YOU AGAIN Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth ▲ LEAN ON Major Lazer Feat. MØ & DJ Snake ▲ WHERE ARE U NOW Skrillex & Diplo Feat. Justin Bieber ● RUNAWAY (U & I) Galantis ● WANT TO WANT ME Jason Derulo ● CHEERLEADER (FELIX JAEHN REMIX) Omi ▲ 4 BLOODSTREAM Ed Sheeran ● I WANT YOU TO KNOW Zedd Feat. Selena Gomez ● I DON'T F**K WITH YOU Big Sean Feat. E-40 ●
Albums; LONERISM Tame Impala ▲ NO FIXED ADDRESS Nickelback ▲
1. See You Again 2. Lean On 3. Wasn't Expecting That 4. Want To Want Me 5. Shut Up & Dance 6. Do You Remember? 7. Where Are Ü Now 8. Runaway (U & I) 9. King 10. Bills 11. Uptown Funk 12. Somebody 13. FourFiveSeconds 14. Lay Me Down 15. Hold My Hand 16. Marvin Gaye 17. Georgia 18. Love Me Like You Do 19. Trouble 20. Sugar
1. Lee Kernaghan 2. Sam Smith 3. Furious 7 4. Gang Of Youths 5. Ed Sheeran 6. Alabama Shakes 7. Taylor Swift 8. The Wombats 9. Meghan Trainor 10. Kendrick Lamar
1. Wiz Khalifa - See You Again 2. Major Lazer - Lean On 3. Jamie Lawson - Wasn't Expecting That 4. WALK THE MOON - Shut Up and Dance 5. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me 6. Jack Ü - Where Are Ü Now 7. Jarryd James - Do You Remember 8. Galantis - Runaway (U & I) 9. Years & Years - King 10. LunchMoney Lewis - Bills 11. Sam Smith - Lay Me Down 12. Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk 13. Natalie La Rose - Somebody 14. Charlie Puth - Marvin Gaye 15. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do 16. Vance Joy - Georgia 17. Maroon 5 - Sugar 18. Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand 19. Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West - FourFiveSeconds 20. Olly Murs - Up
1. Lee Kernaghan - Spirit of the Anzacs 2. Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour 3. Soundtrack - Furious 7 4. Ed Sheeran - x 5. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Colour 6. Gang Of Youths - The Positions 7. James Bay - Chaos and the Calm 8. Taylor Swift - 1989 9. Passenger - Whispers II 10. Meghan Trainor - Title
I will laugh if streaming disadvantages Jamie Lawson again this week
1. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth 2. Lean On - Major Lazer featuring DJ Snake & MØ 3. Wasn't Expecting That - Jamie Lawson 4. Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon 5. Want To Want Me - Jason Derulo 6. Do You Remember - Jarryd James 7. Where Are Ü Now - Skrillex & Diplo featuring Justin Bieber 8. Runaway (U & I) - Galantis 9. King - Years & Years 10. Bills - LunchMoney Lewis 11. Somebody - Natalie La Rose featuring Jeremih 12. Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars 13. Marvin Gaye - Charlie Puth featuring Meghan Trainor 14. Lay Me Down - Sam Smith 15. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney 16. Georgia - Vance Joy 17. Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne 18. Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding 19. Sugar - Maroon 5 20. Take Me To Church - Hozier 21. Up - Olly Murs featuring Demi Lovato 22. Time Of Our Lives - Pitbull & Ne-Yo 23. Trouble - Iggy Azalea featuring Jennifer Hudson 24. Cheerleader - Omi 25. Bloodstream - Ed Sheeran & Rudimental 26. Let It Go - James Bay 27. Fight Song - Rachel Platten 28. Someone New - Hozier 29. Elastic Heart - Sia featuring The Weeknd & Diplo 30. King Kunta - Kendrick Lamar 31. Big Girls Cry - Sia 32. Hey Mama - David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj & Afrojack 33. Firestone - Kygo featuring Conrad 34. Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran 35. Style - Taylor Swift 36. GDFR - Flo Rida featuring Sage The Gemini & Lookas 37. I Want You To Know - Zedd featuring Selena Gomez 38. Stay With Me - Sam Smith 39. Bitch Better Have My Money - Rihanna 40. Five More Hours - Deorro & Chris Brown 41. One Last Time - Ariana Grande 42. Hold Back The River - James Bay 43. I Really Like You - Carly Rae Jepsen 44. Nobody Love - Tori Kelly 45. Masterpiece - Jessie J 46. Hold Me Up - Conrad Sewell 47. Dear Future Husband - Meghan Trainor 48. Make Me Feel Better - Alex Adair 49. Heartbeat Song - Kelly Clarkson 50. The Nights - Avicii 51. Jealous - Nick Jonas 52. Get Low - Dillon Francis & DJ Snake 53. All Hands On Deck - Tinashe featuring Iggy Azalea 54. Only Love Can Hurt Like This - Paloma Faith 55. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift 56. Live And Let Go - Hilltop Hoods featuring Maverick Sabre & Brother Ali 57. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) - The Weeknd 58. Cosby Sweater - Hilltop Hoods 59. Ship To Wreck - Florence + The Machine 60. Don't Look Down - Martin Garrix featuring Usher 61. Chandelier - Sia 62. I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith 63. Blank Space - Taylor Swift 64. American Oxygen - Rihanna 65. Lips Are Movin - Meghan Trainor 66. Ride Out - Kid Ink, Tyga, YG, Wale & Rich Homie Quan 67. All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor 68. Talk Is Cheap - Chet Faker 69. Pray To God - Calvin Harris featuring Haim 70. The Wolf - Mumford & Sons 71. Stuck On A Feeling - Prince Royce featuring Snoop Dogg 72. Forces - Japanese Wallpaper featuring Airling 73. The Thrill - Nero 74. Spirit Of The Anzacs - Lee Kernaghan etc. 75. Outside - Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding 76. Counting Sheep - SAFIA 77. Juicy Wiggle - Redfoo 78. Happy - Pharrell Williams 79. Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj 80. Freaks - Timmy Trumpet 81. Ayo - Chris Brown & Tyga 82. Blame It On Me - George Ezra 83. I Love My Life - Justice Crew 84. Intoxicated - Martin Solveig 85. I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean featuring E-40 86. Budapest - George Ezra 87. Dynamite - Asta featuring Allday 88. Like I Can - Sam Smith 89. Go Hard Or Go Home - Wiz Khalifa & Iggy Azalea 90. Riptide - Vance Joy 91. Sun Goes Down - Robin Schulz featuring Jasmine Thompson! 92. Mess Is Mine - Vance Joy 93. Take Me Over - Peking Duk featuring SAFIA 94. Believe - Mumford & Sons 95. Worth It - Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink 96. Don't - Ed Sheeran 97. What Kind Of Man - Florence + The Machine 98. Geronimo - Sheppard 99. Whistle (While You Work It) - Katy Tiz 100. All Of Me - John Legend
Singles 1. Wiz Khalifa - See You Again 2. Major Lazer - Lean On 3. Jamie Lawson - Wasn't Expecting That 4. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me 5. WALK THE MOON - Shut Up and Dance 6. Jack Ü - Where Are Ü Now 7. Jarryd James - Do You Remember 8. Years & Years - King 9. Galantis - Runaway (U & I) 10. LunchMoney Lewis - Bills 11. Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk 12. Sam Smith - Lay Me Down 13. Natalie La Rose - Somebody 14. Vance Joy - Georgia 15. Charlie Puth - Marvin Gaye 16. Maroon 5 - Sugar 17. Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do 18. Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand 19. Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West - FourFiveSeconds 20. Hozier - Take Me To Church
Albums 1. Lee Kernaghan - Spirit of the Anzacs 2. Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour 3. Soundtrack - Furious 7 4. Ed Sheeran - x 5. Gang Of Youths - The Positions 6. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Colour 7. Meghan Trainor - Title 8. Stan Walker - Truth And Soul 9. Taylor Swift - 1989 10. The Wombats - Glitterbug