Tork died on Thursday, 21 February aged Chart Beat - 4 March, Six60 take over the charts this week after breaking records at Western Springs in Auckland. Over 50, people attended the concert making it the most people to see a local act. As a result they have three entries in the Top 5 albums chart, two Top 40 singles and 13 singles in the NZ Singles chart.
They also have the Top 3on the NZ Albums chart. It helps take the total to four Top 40 Singles this week. He is another controvercial American figure due to being a suspect in the murder of a sheriff's deputy. Musically he has two mix tapes and this new single. Murder On My Mind is new at Pink is no stranger to the chart. Her 31st hit single is the first track lifted from her new album Hurts 2B Human due out April Walk Me Home debuts at Now she is back with her third mixtape While We Wait at Rapper Offset born Kiari Cephus charts his first solo album at This is the 27 year old's first full length project.
Australian Julia Jacklin scores her first chart entry with Crushing at Based in Sydney, this is her third full length album. Aucklander Avalanche City may only have two hit singles to his resume but they both topped the chart. His third album My Babylon debuts at Chart Beat - 11 March, The last time the Jonas Bothers were in the charts was and that was an album. The American trio formed in consisting of three brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick, have actually had three albums chart here but never a single.
That all changes this week with the highest new single of the week. Sucker is new at Juice WRLD lists his second single. The Chicago born rapper took Lucid Dreams to 3 last year. Robbery debuts at Irishman Hozier charts his second Top 10 album at 9.
Wasteland, Baby! Canadian Bryan Adams first charted here in Now his 14th studio album puts him back in the Top American rapper Lil Skies is back with his second hit album. Shelby is new at Now the Scot has an album. Finally comes American rapper 2 Chainz with his first NZ charting album.
Billie Eilish has the highest new single. She wrote wish you were gay at the age of 14 when she was madly in love with a boy. He wasn't in love with her so "it would have been easier if he was gay" she said. The track is new at 7. Khalid has the other new single. My Bad, new at 34, is his 9th hit single. It's a very generous 72 minute disc across 22 tracks and already peaking higher than his last venture.
Dido is back. It's been six years since her last as Still On My Mind debuts at Look out for lead single Give You Up. Part two is due out in September. It last appeared in the chart on 18 April The reason? They played live in Auckland. WOMAD is the final new entry.
The compilation is the 10th in the series and debuts at 9 on the compilations chart.
The links above will allow you to discover which songs were number one on any date from Ireland, New Zealand, France, Canada, Spain, Japan, Europe and the USA. . number 1 song on august 24th . Hi was wondering what the no1 song on my date of birth of 8 th of April , thanks dean o'leary+. Information about the Official New Zealand Music Chart. This includes certification awards, licensing chart data, chart rules and code, and chart return.
Kia Kaha. Be strong. Chart Beat - 25 March Khalid and Disclosure top the singles chart for the second new number one in as many weeks. Talk is the first number one for both artists. ScHoolboy Q has this weeks only new single. In the US he has only managed two Top 40 singles in the bottom of the chart. Three new artists to our charts form this weeks three new albums. Finn Andrews is the first out of the box. One Piece At A Time, new at 9 is his first solo album. Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Gambia and the UK Sona Jobarteh opens her account at The 35 year old is the first female professional kora player.
Fasiya is her latest offering, releasing the album back in British electro swing duo The Correspondents formed in Frontman Mr. Their second album Foolishman debuts at And speaking of WOMAD, the latest compile becomes this years first new number one on the compilations chart.
Chart Beat - 1 April, With last weeks only new entry by ScHoolboy Q lasting only in length the average length of a song in the charts is now the shortest since This weeks new entries are no better all clocking in under three minutes. That takes the average length this year to for new entries.
The highest newbie comes from Lil Nas X and only plays for Old Town Road is the 19 year old Atlanta rappers first hit and comes in at He is also the 14th artist to chart in the past year to begin his name with Lil. I think the charts need a serious injection of inspiration and originality. Marshmello is next with Here With Me. At it's the American's sixth hit single. The third new single is from newcomer Mabel. Don't Call Me Up is new at Dean Lewis has the highest new album of the week. It's the American's debut album after the success of single Be Alright from last year.
The album will be supported by a tour and a visting to Godzone in May. A Place We Knew is new at 7. Australian DJ Flume lists his third hit album at Now the second edition from the American rapper debuts at The final new album comes from Nav. Chart Beat - 8 April, Billie Eilish has a right old time this week with two new singles and four others rising in the chart. She can also lay claim to the Top 2 singles and the number one album as well as debuting at the top of both charts.
American singer and rapper Dominic Fike has the other new single. Trunk Muzik 3 is one knotch shy of his high tide mark in the chart and is his his final album under Eminem's label Shady Records. Until last week we hadn't even known rapper Nipsey Hussle, but that all changed when we saw on the news the American had been murdered. Victory Lap, new at 30, is his first album but it joins 13 mixtapes and two compilations, none of which have charted. Interesting couple of re-entries at the bottom of the chart. Cat Stevens took Tea For The Tillerman to 20 in but the album, which came out in only managed three weeks.
Now, 45 years later it re-enters at The Very Best Of from also re-enters the chart, at Both albums mark his presence at the Christchurch memorial concert after the recent terrorist attack. Another re-entry comes from kiwi band Headless Chickens. In they took Body Blow to Now an expanded version is out and back in the chart at It's only the third new album in the chart this year. Chart Beat - 15 April. That disc was Rockferry by Duffy which had reached 56 weeks.
Fast forward to this week and we have 4 singles plus 5 leaving and 11 albums on the longevity list. More evidence the chart has changed dramatically in ten years. Lil Nas X adds in 40 seconds for the Billy Ray Cyrus featured remix of Old Town Road and jumps 10 knotches to score the fifth one week number one single in a row. That track if you can call it a track due to it only being able to be heard by dogs lasted only It's her 8th single in the chart this year. Khalid continues his success with Outta My Head at Featuring the vocals from John Mayer, this is his fifth this year.
The track comes from his new album Free Spirit which debits at 2. Without wanting to sound like I'm repeating the theme, Billie Eilish does the same with two more singles. Changing the well worn record is Blackpink at Their first entry in the album chart starts off with the track. That EP which bears the same name debuts at Finally, Alec Benjamin opens his account at The single entered the chart in and has peaked at 1 for 8 weeks in the chart.
For the record, the track peaked at 5 in the Singles Chart. They also fly into the top spot over on the album chart. SOS debuts at 19 and is taken from his posthumous album Tim due out in June. So Am I is expected to be on her debut album. Back to the album chart, Anderson. Paak enters the chart with Ventura at His fourth album, he had more freedom given to him by Dr Dre giving him, as he says, the opportunity to spread his wings. Norah Jones has been charting albums since Begin Again is her latest, new at Her seventh long player has also been called a compilation of singles she recorded from to It was originally scheduled for release in November but got pushed back to now.
Eurovision Song Contest: Dare To Dream rounds off this weeks new albums at 10 on the compilations chart. Written in Blenheim. Chart Beat - 29 April, As the Top 7 singles remain static this week we have only one new entry in the Top It comes from a track that spent seven weeks on top of the UK charts recently. Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi began playing the guitar at age 9. Now 22 his single Someone You Loved debuts at 24 and took six months to write. It's a similar situation over on the album chart with only one new album.
It's her fifth live album and was recorded in California last year. Her disc Lemonade also makes an appearance at No new entries in the compilations chart but we have a new record.
Now That's What I Call Music 58 reaches 22 non consecutive weeks at the top taking the record for most total weeks at the top. Pity we have no new singles. Taylor Swift flies into the singles chart with her 32nd hit single at 3. At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie is taken from her from her upcoming seventh studio album. Last year Lil Dicky took Freaky Friday all the way to the top. New his second single, Earth debuts at He is the tenth artist this year across all charts to go by the name Lil.
Billie Eilish is having an incredible year.
Another two singles slip in at the bottom of this weeks chart. Ocean Eyes new at 38 is a remix with Brit DJ Astronomyy and originally released in whilst I Love You at 39 is the tenth track from her latest album. Eilish may be the current queen of our charts but it's Pink that takes away her crown. The 39 year old has been a favourite in our charts since Her new album Hurts 2B Human debuts at the top and becomes her 6th number one. A very special recording of hymns is new at 3. Amazingly the project was initially born 17 years ago. Aldous Harding also flies into the Top 10 with her latest album.
Designer, new at 5, is her biggest of three albums. It's the American rappers fifth studio album and third to chart since he appeared on the scene in From rap to classical and the third hit album for Aucklander Will Martin. Flicking over to the worship genre, Hillsong United present their latest at People Live is the 25th album to comes from the church to our charts. Also known by the stage name Marina and the Diamonds, this is her first disc billed under the new name. Top of the pile is the latest from Logic.
Taken from his upcoming album Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, the track features vocals from Eminem and as many F words you can fit into four minutes Homicide is new at 4.
Shawn Mendes also has a new album on the way but its all hush hush at this stage. If I Can't Have You is the first teaser from the album and debuts at 7. Lizzo born Melissa Jefferson in has been releasing albums since but failed to break the ice. English rapper Stormzy has been in our album chart but never charted a single until this week. Vossi Bop is this weeks UK 1 and enters the chart here at American rockers Vampire Weekend debut with their third hit album at Father Of The Bride is their first album with a major record label and first in six years.
Word Gets Around is the latest project from Delaney Davidson but this time he enlists Barry Saunders to make it a duet album. Saunders has quite a history, forming his first band Orange in before The Warretahs took the country by storm. He was also in Tigers back in the early 80's. The Warretahs have two hit singles and seven hit albums. The pair first kicked around the idea of an album together during a sound check in Christchurch.
Now the result is new at A compilation of 80's tracks covering rounds off this weeks new albums. It's not the first time Sheeran has worked with Bieiber. He was one of the four writers for his 1 Love Yourself. In this case there are six writers. American Bazzi has the other new single with Paradise at Aucklander Jan Hellriegel has this weeks highest new album.
Believe it or not she has been releasing albums since That album, It's My Sin, peaked at 5 and to date has been her biggest. Her lastest marks her second Top 10 album. Entering at 8, Sportsman Of The Year is her fifth long player and first since Last week Logic listed his third hit single.
This week the US rapper debuts with the album that song came from. Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind is new at This week we lost another mega star. She went on the be in 39 movies, release 29 albums and even had her own TV show. In the US she had five number one singles and 20 Top 10's.
The guitarist, singer-songwriter and music producer from the Orkney Islands in the far north of Scotland is currently performing in New Zealand as a solo act. Both albums mark his presence at the Christchurch memorial concert after the recent terrorist attack. Chart Beat - 21 January, A chance encounter between Sam Smith and Normani has resulted in a new track for the pair and this weeks highest new single. The deceased will be remembered on special occasions and flowers placed on the graveside. By Restaurant Music Acedemy. She shares her stories and favourite tracks with Kirsten Johnstone.
If we had a full collection of these charts there would have been many more including her biggest hit Secret Love from More recently she had two Top 40 albums: Sentimental Journey from which peaked at 10 and compilation Daydreaming from Her most recent album was My Heart which she released at the age of She leave behind a huge legacy. Chart Beat - 27 May, We've gone from artists giving their songs titles in lower case to multiple artists calling themselves Lil.
Now the latest trend seems to be giving your songs titles all in capitals. Tyler, The Creator is the latest artist to do this and places two new singles inside the Top He has been releasing albums since with three inside our charts. His latest IGOR debuts at 2. To date American Halsey has gained two hit singles, her biggest being Without Me. Her latest, Nightmare, joins the chart at 28 Keeping it American, the fourth and final new single comes from rapper YG which stands for Young Gangster.
He opens his account with Go Loko at American rockers The National debut with their eigth album at 6. Concert promotes New Zealand music and composition and features live broadcasts of concerts and recitals, as well as international content from other public radio broadcasters, podcasts, and on-demand programmes.
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