'Unholy' Is Back At #1 On This Week's Top 50

9 December 2022 | 1:00 pm | Mary Varvaris

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

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After spending last week at #5 on the Radio Monitor Hot 50 Chart, Sam Smith and Kim Petras' collaboration Unholy is back at #1, beating out Lizzo's 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready), Anti-Hero by Taylor Swift, Lewis Capaldi with Forget Me, and David Guetta and Bebe Rexha's hit I'm Good (Blue). 

Unholy has spent ten weeks in the chart. The top 10 of the Hot 50 features Ed Sheeran's Celestial, P!nk's Never Gonna Not Dance Again, Beyoncé with Cuff It, Snap by Armenian singer Rosa Linn, and Meghan Trainor's Made You Look. 

Ten Aussies made the Hot 50 this week, including Dean Lewis at #13, with How Do I Say Goodbye, Amy Shark's Only Wanna Be With You two spots lower, Peking Duk and Circa Waves' collaboration Spend It at #28, and Vance Joy finds Clarity at #32.

Elsewhere, The Kid LAROI remains in the Hot 50 with STAY featuring Justin Bieber and Thousand Miles; the tracks place at #38 and #48, respectively. PNAU and Troye Sivan make their chart debut with You Know What I Need and land at #40. 

The final Aussies are on the chart with covers: New Zealand-Australian DJ Jolyon Petch and Reigan's version of Fleetwood Mac's Dreams (#42) remains popular, and Samantha Jade's take on Let's Hear It For The Boy (#49) is above Rihanna's Lift Me Up.

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The TikTok charts see the embrace of Wednesday and The Cramps; Goo Goo Muck currently sits at #12. Taylor Swift's Folklore tune, cardigan, Every Kind Of Way by H.E.R., Boy's A Liar by PinkPantheress, Mariah Carey's classic All I Want For Christmas Is You and Brenda Lee's Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree also feature.

Lime Cordiale and Colin Hay have jumped 37 spots to #1 with the aptly-titled Colin on triple j. The remainder of the top 10 features Ed Sheeran tour opener Maisie Peters, the return of The Vanns at #3, Tove Lo's Grapefruit, Steve Lacy, Kita Alexander, Channel Tres, venbee x goddard, Tiesto featuring Tate McRae, and Royal Otis. PNAU featuring Troye Sivan, Matt Corby, Teenage Dads, Tkay Maidza, Peking Duk with Circa Waves, Bec Stevens, Genesis Owusu, Thomas Headon, and Cry Club also appear on the chart.

Over on the NIMAs airplay chart, The Kid LAROI continues to dominate the top two spots with his bangers, the Justin Bieber-collab STAY and Thousand Miles. Sycco is at #3 with Ripple. Baker Boy and Bernard Fanning's reworked Wish You Well sits at #4, Becca Hatch is Blessed at #6, Budjerah is Ready For The Sky at #7, with Tia Gostelow, Kanada The Loop, and Thelma Plum following.

In the world of country music, the Countrytown Top 50 is led by Jackson Dean with Don't Come Lookin', while Dustin Lynch is back at #2 with Party Mode. Casey Barnes remains steady in third place with Small Town. James Johnston and Kaylee Bell's SAME SONGS returns to #4; they are followed by Jelly Roll, Darlinghurst, Walker Hayes, The Wolfe Brothers, Cole Swindell, and Jimmie Allen.

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.