Lizzo Is Back; Tops This Week's Hot 50

16 December 2022 | 12:10 pm | Mary Varvaris

All the action from this week's radio airplay and TikTok charts.

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Lizzo has booted Sam Smith and Kim Petras' collaboration, Unholy, from the top spot on this week's Radio Monitor Hot 50 Chart, sending the pop stars to #4. 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready) is that song Aussie listeners can't get enough of, with Taylor Swift's Anti-Hero, I'm Good (Blue) by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha, Unholy, and Ed Sheeran's Celestial not far behind. Lewis Capaldi's Forget Me, P!nk's latest hit Never Gonna Not Dance Again, Beyoncé's Cuff It, Meghan Trainor's Made You Look, and Lil Nas X's League Of Legends World Anthem, Star Walkin' round out the top 10.

Seven Aussie artists made the Hot 50 this week, including Dean Lewis at #13 again, with How Do I Say Goodbye, Amy Shark's Only Wanna Be With You at #17, PNAU and Troye Sivan made their chart debut with You Know What I Need and landed at #40 last week; it's at #26 now. Since last week, Vance Joy's Clarity has dipped two places to #34, and Peking Duk and Circa Waves' collaboration Spend It is #35.

Elsewhere, The Kid LAROI remains in the Hot 50 with STAY featuring Justin Bieber at #38, while New Zealand-Australian DJ Jolyon Petch and Reigan's version of Fleetwood Mac's Dreams remains popular one spot below.

The TikTok charts feature Maliheh Saeedi & Faraz Taali's version of My Heart Will Go On, Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You, and Wednesday hit Goo Goo Muck by The Cramps, alongside H.E.R., PinkPantheress, and more.

Channel Tres have jumped six spots to #1 with their summer banger, 6AM, on the triple j chart. Tkay Maidza has also had a strong week, leaping up 12 places to #2 with Nights In December. Lime Cordiale and Colin Hay's aptly titled Colin has fallen to #3 after spending last week in the top spot, while Georgia by Thomas Headon is at #4, and Ocean Alley rounds out the top 5 with Double Vision. CXLOE, The Vanns, Cry Club, A$AP Rocky, The Music cover artist Mia Wray, and Jack River also appear on the chart.

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The Kid LAROI dominance continues on the NIMAs airplay chart; he retains the top two spots with his bangers, the Justin Bieber-collab STAY and Thousand Miles. Baker Boy and Bernard Fanning's reworked Wish You Well sits at #3, Sycco's Ripple is #4, Becca Hatch is #5 with Blessed, and Tia Gostelow, Kanada The Loop, Budjerah, and King Stingray make up more places.

In the world of country music, Jackson Dean's Don't Come Lookin remains atop the Countrytown Top 50 chart. Casey Barnes has jumped up to a spot to #2 with Small Town, The Wolfe Brothers have leapt up to the third place, Dustin Lynch has fallen two places to #4 with Party Mode and James Johnston and Kaylee Bell's SAME SONGS sits comfortably at #5. Darlinghurst, Morgan Evans, Keith Urban, The Buckleys, Brad Cox, and more represent Australian country music.

There's also a host of great new tracks hitting streaming services this week, and you can check out all the latest on our Spotify and Apple Music playlists. There's something for everyone with selections from our tastemakers at The Music, Kill Your Stereo, Countrytown and Purple Sneakers. We've also got some fantastic new Aussie acts for you to discover on our state-based underground playlists, where you can find your new favourite artist.