Chart Highlights – 15 October 2020
- Biggest Mover: Dua Lipa & Dababy’s ‘Levitating’ rises to No.24 with airplay up 263 spins
- Highest Gain: Ritt Momney’s ‘Put Your Records On’ skyrockets to No.28
- Local Music: AC/DC enter the chart at No.31 with ‘Shot In The Dark’
Australian radio stations jumped on the new Dababy version of Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ this week, increasing airplay by 263 spins according to the AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart. This is the third version of the track earning spins on radio, among the original and remix featuring Madonna & Missy Elliott.
The Nova network championed the new release, accounting for 79%, or 210 or the week’s 267 spins. The Hit network shared their spins across all three versions, while the KIIS network and Fresh in Adelaide played only the remix.
Indie artist Ritt Momney has been one of the latest acts to gain traction via video sharing app, TikTok. His remake of Corinne Bailey Rae’s 2006 hit ‘Put Your Records On’ was exclusively added to Nova’s playlists, averaging 44 spins per station – up 600% from last week’s spins, while the original was played on smoothfm in Sydney and Melbourne.
Aussie rock legends AC/DC gained 158 spins to land at No.31 with ‘Shot In The Dark’. The Triple M network had the track on high rotation across the board with Triple M Gold Coast out in front adding 29 instances. 96FM and Mix94.5 in Perth and Gold Melbourne also spun the release, totalling airplay across 10 stations. This is the first release for the band in six years, with their new album, PWR/UP to be released next month.