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Tones And I’s ‘Dance Monkey’ Enters Record Books With Seventh Week at No. 1 in Australia

Tones And I is now within the historical past books. 

The Melbourne-born, Byron Bay-based singer and songwriter (actual title Toni Watson) enters a seventh week atop Australia’s singles chart with “Dance Monkey” (Unhealthy Batch/Sony), the equal longest stint atop the survey by a solo Australian feminine artist. Till now, Kylie Minogue owned the report outright with “Locomotion,” which spent seven weeks at No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart in 1987. 

Triple-platinum licensed “Dance Monkey,” which enters the U.K. high 20 for the primary time this week and leads the ARIA Streaming Singles chart, is simply Tones’ second single after “Johnny Run Away,” down 26-37 in its 18th week on the Australian chart. Her newest quantity, “Never Seen the Rain” dips 22-25 in its eighth week. 

Tones and I has one other massive ARIA chart feat in her sights, the 9 weeks Justice Crew dominated the singles tally in 2014 with “Que Sera,” a report which stands because the longest reign by an Australian artist.


“Dance Monkey” holds off Submit Malone’s fast-rising “Circles” (Republic/Common), one of many U.S. artist’s 13 entries on this week’s high 50. “Circles” rises 5-2 to grow to be his seventh single to hit the highest two in Australia. The one is lifted from Malone’s third and newest LP Hollywood’s Bleeding, which begins at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, and its title observe is the best new entry on the singles chart, at No. 17.

Elsewhere on the ARIA Singles Chart, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” is down 2-3, Ed Sheeran that includes Khalid’s “Beautiful People” holds at No. 4, and Submit Malone that includes Younger Thug’s “Goodbyes” is up 11-5.

Camila Cabello’s “Liar,” lifted from her forthcoming sophomore solo album, Romance, is the best debut from any artist not named Submit Malone. “Liar” begins at No. 42 and will take pleasure in a bounce from the discharge final Friday of its Dave Meyers-directed music video. 

With Hollywood’s Bleeding (Common) bowing atop the ARIA Albums Chart, Submit Malone scoops a second chart title after Beerbongs & Bentleys, which dominated the survey in May 2018.

Additionally having fun with a high-flying begin is Melanie Martinez, whose K-12 (Atlantic/Warner) enters at No. 6. It’s the American singer and songwriter’s first high ten entry on the ARIA Charts, coming 4 years after her debut Cry Child, which peaked at No. 27 in August 2015.

Brisbane singer and songwriter Mallrat (aka Grace Shaw) impacts the ARIA high 50 for the primary time with Driving Music (Dew Course of/Common), her third EP. That includes the catchy lead single “Charlie,” Driving Music is new at No. 10 on the albums chart.

And at last, ARIA Corridor of Famers INXS make one other look on the nationwide charts this week, as The Swing remix set Dekadance (Petrol/Common) bows at No. 5 on the Vinyl Albums survey. 

Initially a restricted version cassette tape, Dekadance was reissued Sept. 6 to mark the 35th anniversary of The Swing, which logged 5 weeks at No. 1 in Australia. 

Simply 250,000 copies of Dekadance had been launched again in 1984, with six totally different covers, one for every band member, and simply 250 12” promos had been initially lower, every of which adjustments arms for a whole lot of {dollars}.

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