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The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ Enters 14th Week at No. 1 In Australia

The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber’s “Stay” (Columbia/Sony) extends its reign over the Australian singles chart for a 14th consecutive week.

The international hit, which currently rules the Billboard Hot 100 and Global charts, now sits outright third in the list of longest streaks at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart.

Since the official ARIA Charts launched in July 1983, only Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” (15 weeks) and Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey” (24 weeks) have logged more time at the summit.

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If can stay on top another week, Laroi (real name Charlton Howard) and Bieber’s collaborative track will take equal second with Sheeran’s ÷ (Divide) single.

Sheeran’s “Shivers” (Warner), meanwhile, has logged a month at No. 1 in the U.K. In Australia, the = (equals) release lifts 5-4 for a new peak.

Nine weeks after Shouse’s “Love Tonight” debuted on the ARIA Top 50, the euphoric song leaps 33-22, for a new peak.

The Melbourne electronic duo of Ed Service and Jack Madin created “Love Tonight” (OneLove) back in 2015 and released it in 2017, and its enjoyed a belated surge of late as it connects with millions around the globe who’re emerging from lockdown.

Based on its midweek chart data, “Love Tonight” was poised for its first Top 20 appearance in the U.K.

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The highest new entry on the ARIA Singles Chart this week belongs to Justin Bieber’s “Ghost.” The track blasts in at No. 28, following the release of a cinematic new video, shot by Colin Tilley and starring Bieber alongside Diane Keaton.

Over on the ARIA Albums Chart, Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour (Interscope) returns to the summit for its eight non-consecutive week at No. 1. Since its release in May of this year, ARIA reports, Sour has spent all 21 of its weeks on the chart in the Top Ten, with a low of No. 4. Sour lifts 2-1 for its first time at the summit in 12 weeks.

Meanwhile, Sydney punk veterans The Hard-Ons nab the highest new entry of the week with I’m Sorry Sir, That Riff’s Been Taken (Cheersquad/Mag), new at No. 4.

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It’s the group’s 13th studio album, and their first to feature You Am I’s Tim Rogers on vocals. I’m Sorry Sir rules this week’s ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart, and it’s easily the band’s highest-charting album on the main survey, eclipsing the No. 68 peak for their 1994 compilation A Decade Of Rock.

Finally, U.S. metal band Trivium score a seventh ARIA Top 10 with In The Court Of The Dragon (Roadrunner Records/Warner), new at No. 9, while Kiwi rockers Shihad complete their comeback with Old Gods (Warner), new at No. 15. It’s the band’s 10th studio release and follow on to 2014’s FVEY, which peaked at No. 9.