Chainsmokers stay #1 for seventh week
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Chainsmokers stay #1 for seventh week

September 24, 2016

Moves by Calum Scott, Ariana Grande, Hailee Steinfeld and more!

It’s a seventh week at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer’. The track this week draws equal with Drake’s ‘One Dance’ (#1 May ’16) for the second most weeks at #1 in 2016.

This week’s top five includes moves from Calum Scott’s ‘Dancing On My Own’ (up one to #2), Ariana Grande’s ‘Side By Side’ (up two to #3) and Hailee Steinfeld’s ‘Starving’ (up five to #5).

A move of eight spots gives Ellie Goulding’s ‘Still Falling For You’ a new peak. It comes in the same week the album it is the lead single for, Bridget Jones's Baby, debuts at #5.

Debuts:

#13: Calvin Harris ‘My Way’ – After topping the Singles Chart for two weeks in June with ‘This Is What You Came For’ (#1 Jun. ’16), Calvin Harris picks up a second chart entry for 2016 with ‘My Way’. It’s the first single since ‘Summer’ (#4 Apr. ’14) to feature Harris on lead vocals.

#25: James Arthur ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ – British former X Factor winner James Arthur returns to the Singles Chart for the first time since 2013 with ‘Say You Won't Let Go’. It’s the first single from Arthur’s forthcoming second album Back From The Edge. Arthur scored his highest peak with debut single ‘Impossible’ (#2 Feb. ’13).

#43: Artists Of Then, Now & Forever ‘Forever Country’ – Released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards, ‘Forever Country’ features 30 well-known country acts performing a mash-up of well-known country hits. The artists included are Alabama, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Ronnie Milsap, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Randy Travis, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Trisha Yearwood.