Highlights –– 14 September 2023
- Heating Up: Timbaland, Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake land at No. 24
- New Leader: ‘Cruel Summer’ rises to the summit 212 weeks after its first spin
- Big Mover: ‘Used To Be Young’ by Miley Cyrus adds an extra 110 spins
Timbaland, Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake’s ‘Keep Going Up’ debuts at No. 24 and takes us back 20 years on the latest AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart. Nova, 101.9 The Fox and SAFM were the main supporters, helping the single secure 322 spins nationwide.
Sitting comfortably at the top of the chart is Taylor Swift‘s ‘Cruel Summer’, which hits No. 1 for the first time. With 946 spins, ‘Cruel Summer’ sits ahead of Dua Lipa’s ‘Dance The Night’, with a gain of +1.4% in spins compared to the previous week.
Originally released in 2019, ‘Summer’ hits the summit after 212 weeks at radio, the longest run to No. 1 in the chart’s history. The track received its first spin on Australian radio more than four years ago on Brisbane’s B105.
Miley Cyrus’ ‘Used To Be Young’ moves into the Top 10 with a big gain of 110 spins (+22.4%). Nineteen stations upped their spin count from the previous week.