Tones And I makes it five weeks at #1 with Dance Monkey
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Tones And I makes it five weeks at #1 with Dance Monkey

August 31, 2019

Moves for Taylor Swift, Marshmello and more!

For the fifth consecutive week, Tones And I is at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Dance Monkey’. The last time an Australian female solo artist spent five weeks at #1 was when Gabriella Cilmi’s ‘Sweet About Me’ held the top spot for five non-consecutive weeks in May/June 2008. The most time spent at #1 by an Australian female solo artist was Kylie Minogue with ‘Locomotion’ (#1 Aug ‘87). This week, Tones And I released her debut EP, The Kids Are Coming; look out for it on next week’s chart.
Debuting at #1 on this week’s Albums Chart with Lover, Taylor Swift scores 13 entries on the Singles Chart with tracks from her seventh album. After debuting at #15 last week, Lover’s title track has moved up 12 spots to become the album’s third Top Three single after ‘Me!’ (#2 May ’19) and ‘You Need To Calm Down’ (#3 Jun. ’19).
Hitting its ninth week in the chart, Marshmello’s ‘One Thing Right’ moves up two spots to claim another new peak at #7.
After performing at the song at the MTV VMAs, Miley Cyrus moves up four to #18 with ‘Slide Away’.
Normani’s ‘Motivation’ climbs 12 spots to hit #35 in its second week in the Top 50.

#17: Taylor Swift ‘The Man’ – As she tops the Albums Chart with Lover, Taylor Swift snares 13 entries in this week’s Singles Chart, including nine debuts. At #17, ‘The Man’ is the highest new entry from Swift’s seventh album. She’s also debuted with ‘Cruel Summer’ (#22), ‘I Forgot That You Existed’ (#24), ‘Paper Rings’ (#29), ‘Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince’ (#32), ‘I Think He Knows’ (#34), ‘Cornelia Street’ (#40), ‘London Boy’ (#42) and ‘Death By A Thousand Cuts’ (#48).
#30: 5 Seconds Of Summer ‘Teeth’ – 5 Seconds Of Summer score their third chart entry for the year with ‘Easier’. The second track to come from the Sydney group’s forthcoming fourth album appears on the third season soundtrack to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why and features guitar playing by Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine. 5SOS have also charted this year with ‘Lie To Me’ (#38 Feb. ’19) and ‘Easier’ (#12 Jun. ’19).