List of number-one singles of 2006 (Australia)

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Sandi Thom's "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)" was the longest-running number-one single of 2006, having topped the ARIA Singles Chart for ten consecutive weeks.

The ARIA Singles Chart ranks the best-performing singles in Australia. Its data, published by the Australian Recording Industry Association, is based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales.[1] In 2006, 14 singles claimed the top spot, including Lee Harding's "Wasabi"/"Eye of the Tiger", which started its peak position in late 2005. 13 acts achieved their first number-one single in Australia, either as a lead or featured artist: Chris Brown, Bob Sinclar, Gary Pine, TV Rock, Seany B, Youth Group, Rihanna, Wyclef Jean, Sandi Thom, Green Day, Scissor Sisters, Damien Leith and Beyoncé.[2] Five collaborations topped the chart. Thom's "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)" was the longest-running number-one single of 2006, having topped the ARIA Singles Chart for ten consecutive weeks.[3] Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" topped the chart for nine consecutive weeks, Rihanna's "SOS" stayed at number-one for eight consecutive weeks,[4][5] TV Rock's "Flaunt It" stayed at number-one for five weeks and Leith spent four weeks at number-one with "Night of My Life".

Chart history[edit]

Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" topped the ARIA Singles Chart for nine consecutive weeks, becoming her third number-one single on the chart.
Rihanna's "SOS" topped the ARIA Singles Chart for eight consecutive weeks, becoming her first number-one single on the chart.
Date Song Artist(s) Ref.
1 January "Wasabi"/"Eye of the Tiger" Lee Harding [6]
8 January
15 January
22 January "Run It!" Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana [7]
29 January "When I'm Gone" Eminem [8]
5 February "Run It!" Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana [7]
12 February
19 February "Love Generation" Bob Sinclar featuring Gary Pine [9]
26 February
5 March "Flaunt It" TV Rock featuring Seany B [10]
12 March
19 March
26 March
2 April "Forever Young" Youth Group [11]
9 April "Flaunt It" TV Rock featuring Seany B [10]
16 April "Forever Young" Youth Group [11]
23 April "SOS" Rihanna [5]
30 April
7 May
14 May
21 May
28 May
4 June
11 June
18 June "Hips Don't Lie" Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean [4]
25 June
2 July
9 July
16 July
23 July
30 July
6 August
13 August
20 August "SexyBack" Justin Timberlake [12]
27 August
3 September "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)" Sandi Thom [3]
10 September
17 September
24 September
1 October
8 October
15 October
22 October
29 October
5 November
12 November "The Saints Are Coming" U2 and Green Day [13]
19 November "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" Scissor Sisters [14]
26 November
3 December "Night of My Life" Damien Leith [15]
10 December
17 December
24 December
31 December "Irreplaceable" Beyoncé [16]

Number-one artists[edit]

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1  UK Sandi Thom 10
2  COL Shakira 9
2  HAI Wyclef Jean (as featuring) 9
3  BAR Rihanna 8
4  AUS TV Rock 5
4  AUS Seany B (as featuring) 5
5  IRE Damien Leith 4
6  AUS Lee Harding 3
6  USA Chris Brown 3
6  USA Juelz Santana (as featuring) 3
7  FRA Bob Sinclar 2
7  JAM Gary Pine (as featuring) 2
7  AUS Youth Group 2
7  USA Justin Timberlake 2
7  USA Scissor Sisters 2
8  USA Eminem 1
8  IRE U2 1
8  USA Green Day 1
8  USA Beyoncé 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How are the ARIA Charts prepared each week?". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ List of artists who achieved their first number-one single in Australia:
  3. ^ a b "Sandi Thom – I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  4. ^ a b "Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean – Hips Don't Lie". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  5. ^ a b "Rihanna – SOS". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  6. ^ "Lee Harding – Wasabi / Eye of the Tiger". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  7. ^ a b "Chris Brown feat. Juelz Santana – Run It!". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  8. ^ "Eminem – When I'm Gone". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  9. ^ "Bob Sinclar feat. Gary Pine – Love Generation". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  10. ^ a b "TV Rock feat. Seany B – Flaunt It". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  11. ^ a b "Youth Group – Forever Young". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  12. ^ "Justin Timberlake – SexyBack". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  13. ^ "U2 and Green Day – The Saints Are Coming". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  14. ^ "Scissor Sisters – I Don't Feel Like Dancin'". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  15. ^ "Damien Leith – Night of My Life". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  16. ^ "Beyoncé – Irreplaceable". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2012-11-08.