Seventh week at #1 for Lil Nas X's Old Town Road
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Seventh week at #1 for Lil Nas X's Old Town Road

June 8, 2019

Debuts for Katy Perry, Ruel and more!

‘Old Town Road’ by American rapper Lil Nas X takes out a seventh week at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
 
Moving up one spot from its debut position, ‘Cross Me’ becomes Ed Sheeran’s 13th track to hit the Top Five on the ARIA Singles Chart.
 
After making his Top 50 debut last week, ‘The London’ by Young Thug has climbed four spots to hit a new peak at #13.
 
In its fourth week in the Top 50, ‘Johnny Run Away’ by Melbourne singer-songwriter Tones And I continues to move upwards, jumping six spots this week to snare a new peak at #16.
 
This week’s Singles Chart also includes new peaks for Drax Project’s ‘Woke Up Late’ (#18), MeduZa’s ‘Piece Of Your Heart’ (#23), Stormzy’s ‘Vossi Bop’ (#35) and Martin Garrix’s ‘Summer Days’ (#47).

Debuts:
 
#7: Katy Perry ‘Never Really Over’ – Releasing ‘Never Really Over’, Katy Perry takes out her 13th Top Ten on the ARIA Singles Chart. The track is Perry’s first to chart in the Top 50 in Australia since ‘Swish Swish’ (#22 Jul. ’17). She last appeared in the Top Ten with ‘Chained To The Rhythm’ (#4 Feb. ’17).
 
#25: Miley Cyrus ‘Mother’s Daughter’ – As well as hitting the Albums Chart with She Is Coming, Miley Cyrus takes out a Singles Chart with the track ‘Mother's Daughter’. The EP’s lead track is Cyrus’ first entry on the chart as a lead artist since ‘Younger Now’ (#49 Aug. ’17). At the end of 2018, Cyrus charted as the featured artist on Mark Ronson’s ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’ (#6 Dec. ’18).
 
#40: Ruel ‘Painkiller’ – Sydney singer-songwriter Ruel makes his ARIA Top 50 debut with ‘Painkiller’. The track is the first to be released from the 2018 Breakthrough Artist ARIA Award winner’s forthcoming second EP.
 
#46: YG Feat. Tyga, Jon Z ‘Go Loko’ – A week on from debuting at #25 on the Albums Chart with 4REAL 4REAL, American rapper YG hits the Singles Chart with ‘Go Loko’. Featuring fellow rappers Tyga and Jon Z, the track is YG’s second to hit the Top 50 after ‘Ride Out’ (#44 Apr. ’15).