Nobody's Plucking Miley's 'Flowers' From The Radio Monitor Hot 50

28 April 2023 | 1:57 pm | Mary Varvaris

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

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This week’s Radio Monitor Hot 50 chart starts exactly the same as last week’s, with the top five tracks being Miley Cyrus’ unstoppable Flowers at #1, followed by P!nk’s Trustfall, Ed Sheeran’s Eyes Closed, Creepin’ by Metro Boomin, 21 Savage & The Weeknd, and Until I Found You by Stephen Sanchez. This is Cyrus’s 14th week at #1 on the Radio Monitor Hot 50.

The changes appear elsewhere, with Raye and 070 Shake’s hit, Escapism, moving up six places from last week’s twelfth position. Post Malone’s Chemical, which debuted at #19 last week, has bounced up ten places to #9, with Ed Sheeran’s other hit, Celestial, down two places to #10.

Country music superstar Morgan Wallen continues to move up the Hot 50, from #14 last week to #11. Calvin Harris’ latest single, Miracle featuring Ellie Goulding, has also experienced an upward trajectory from #24 to #17, while David Guetta feat. Anne-Marie & Coi Leray’s Baby Don’t Hurt Me has moved from #31 to #19.

Elsewhere on the Hot 50, Budjerah’s Therapy has moved out of the top 20, landing at #24 this week. After three weeks on the chart, Charlie Puth’s latest single, That’s Not How This Works, featuring Dan+Shay has ascended to #35 from last week’s #44. At #47 is Waffle House, the debut of the Jonas Brothers’ newest single. The Weeknd closes the Hot 50 with a re-entry of Blinding Lights.

Topping the TikTok chart this week is the 1999 classic, Maria Maria by Santana feat. The Product G&B. The hit is followed by Daylight by David Kushner, Jack Black up to #3 with Peaches, Princess Diana by Ice Spice & Nicki Minaj, and a sped-up version of Exe Rohit’s Cupid at #5. Boys Town Gang are at #7 with Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, while Kawaii Aesthetic by LoES lands at #12.

After topping the triple j chart with their dance-laden number, Welcome To The DCC, UK rockers Nothing But Thieves have fallen to #12. This week, Laurel’s Change is at #1 after debuting at #23 last week. Dominic Fike, last week’s #28, is #2 with Dancing In The Courthouse. Labrinth and Billie Eilish have landed at #3 with Never Felt So Alone, while further down, Alex Lahey has bounded from #24 to #13 with her post-punk banger, They Wouldn’t Let Me In.

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Other big movers on the triple j chart include Matt Corby (#21 to #5), Post Malone (#25 to #6), Teenage Dads (#26 to #15), Tash Sultana (#83 to #16), and Flume with Isabella Manfredi (#60 to #17).

On the NIMA Chart, The Kid LAROI’s Love Again retains the top spot for the 13th week. His other tunes, Stay featuring Justin Bieber, Thousand Miles and Without You, are at #3, #6 and #9, respectively. Budjerah’s Therapy is second for a 11th week, with Jessica Mauboy remaining at #4 with Right Here, Right Now.

Meanwhile, KIAN & Becca Hatch have moved up a place to #5 with All Of Me. Dean Brady is eighth with Falling, Sugar Coated Lies by Ziggy Ramo and Alice Skye is #10, and Baker Boy and Bernard Fanning take out #7 with Wish You Well.

On the Countrytown Hot 50, Morgan Wallen enjoys another week at #1 with Last Night. James Johnston and Casey Barnes have swapped places from last week, with the former nabbing Barnes’s #2 spot. Luke Combs has flown up ten places to #4 from last week’s #14, with ERNEST’s Miss That Girl moving up from #24 to #9.

Elsewhere, Bailey Zimmerman can Fall In Love at #12 after last week’s #25. Hardy and Lainey Wilson’s collaboration, Wait In The Truck, continues to do well, landing at #8 this week. Aussie Melanie Dyer’s Song For That is #26, with Luke O’Shea’s Hey Jumbulla (The Ghost Of Mickey Brennan) a few places behind at #29. Sammy White’s Diamonds & Dolly lands at #37, Tim McGraw’s Standing Room Only at #49 and Jackson Dean debuts at #31 with Fearless.

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.