Chart Highlights – 9 May 2019
- Biggest Mover: Lil Nas X feat Billy Ray Cyrus ‘Old Town Road’ up 174 spins to No.11
- New Music: Shawn Mendes returns with ‘If I Can’t Have You’ debuting at No.28
- High Point: Billie Eilish reaches new peak with ‘Bad Guy’ tied at No.4 with 650 spins
American rapper Lil Nas X earned the title of the biggest mover this week on the AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart, with ‘Old Town Road’ gaining 174 spins rising to No.11 with The Edge Sydney the song’s top supporter last week, spinning the track 67 times.
The viral hit featuring Billy Ray Cyrus recently smashed Spotify’s record for most streams in a week, after receiving 143 million streams in the week ending April 11, 2019.
Shawn Mendes delivered new music to the chart with ‘If I Can’t Have You’ debuting at No.28 and this release received early support from the KIIS and Nova networks, with Nova969 Sydney out in front adding 30 spins.
Hot on the heels of her Australian tour, Billie Eilish reached a new high point with ‘Bad Guy’ with the single hitting No.4 receiving 650 spins, tying with The Chainsmokers & 5SOS’ ‘Who Do You Love’.
After six weeks in the top spot, Pink was knocked off the top spot by the Jonas Brothers’ ‘Sucker’.
The American boy band gained 71 spins to leapfrog ‘Walk Me Home’ while Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie‘s ‘ME!’ held strong at No.3.