List of number-one singles of 2001 (Australia)

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Reggae singer Shaggy had two number-one singles for 12 weeks on the top spot in a calendar year.

The Australian Top 100 Singles Chart is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of Australia. Published by the ARIA report, the data are compiled by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales and airplay. In 2001, there were 14 singles that topped the chart.

In 2001, 16 acts achieved their first number-one single in Australia, either as a lead artist or featured guest, including Shaggy, Mýa, LeAnn Rimes, Pink, Lifehouse, Scandal'us and Alien Ant Farm. Shaggy, Rayvon, Scandal'us and Kylie Minogue were the only acts to have earned a number-one debut single this year. Reggae singer Shaggy, R&B singer Mýa and pop rock singer P!nk had two number-one singles that reached the top-spot. During the year, five collaboration singles reached the number-one position.

Shaggy's "Angel" and Alien Ant Farm's "Smooth Criminal" are the longest-running number-one singles of 2001, remaining in that position for eight weeks. It is followed by LeAnn Rimes' "Can't Fight the Moonlight", whose streak on the top spot reached six weeks. Another single with an extended chart run is Lifehouse's "Hanging by a Moment", which topped the chart for five weeks.

Chart history[edit]

LeAnn Rimes scored her first Australian number-one single with "Can't Fight the Moonlight", which topped the chart for six weeks.
Lifehouse gained their first number-one single in Australia with their debut single "Hanging by a Moment", which stayed at the top spot for five consecutive weeks.
Mýa reached the top spot with two singles, as the lead artist on "Case of the Ex", which topped the chart for two weeks and as a one of four acts on "Lady Marmalade", which stayed at the top spot for three consecutive weeks.
Kylie Minogue scored her seventh Australian number-one single with "Can't Get You Out of My Head", which topped the chart for four consecutive weeks.
Issue Date Song Artist(s) References
7 January "Cruisin'" Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis [1]
14 January [2]
21 January "Can't Fight the Moonlight" LeAnn Rimes [3]
28 January [4]
4 February [5]
11 February [6]
18 February [7]
25 February [8]
4 March "Stan" Eminem featuring Dido [9]
11 March "Case of the Ex" Mýa [10]
18 March [11]
25 March "It Wasn't Me" Shaggy featuring Rikrok [12]
1 April
8 April
15 April
22 April "Me, Myself & I" Scandal'us
29 April
6 May
13 May "Lady Marmalade" Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil' Kim and Mýa
20 May
27 May
3 June "Angel" Shaggy featuring Rayvon
10 June
17 June
24 June
1 July
8 July
15 July
22 July
29 July "Follow Me" Uncle Kracker
5 August "Hanging by a Moment" Lifehouse
12 August
19 August
26 August
2 September
9 September "Can We Fix It?" Bob the Builder
16 September "Can't Get You out of My Head" Kylie Minogue
23 September
30 September
7 October
14 October "Because I Got High" Afroman
21 October
28 October
4 November "Smooth Criminal" Alien Ant Farm
11 November
18 November
25 November
2 December
9 December
16 December
23 December
30 December "Get the Party Started" Pink

Number-one artists[edit]

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1  JAM Shaggy 12
2  BAR Rayvon (as featuring) 8
2  USA Alien Ant Farm 8
3  USA LeAnn Rimes 6
4  USA Mya 5
4  USA Lifehouse 5
5  UK RikRok (as featuring) 4
5  AUS Kylie Minogue 4
5  USA P!nk 4
6  AUS Scandul'us 3
6  USA Christina Aguilera 3
6  USA Lil' Kim 3
6  USA Afroman 3
7  USA Gwyneth Paltrow 2
7  USA Huey Lewis 2
8  USA Eminem 1
8  UK Dido 1
8  USA Uncle Kracker 1
8  UK Bob The Builder 1

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References[edit]

Specific
  1. ^ "Issue 567" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (567): 21. 07-01-2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Issue 568" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (568): 26. 2001-01-14. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Issue 569" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (569): 27. 21 January 2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Issue 570" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (570): 26. 28 January 2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Issue 571" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (571): 28. 04-02-2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Issue 572" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (572): 32. 11-02-2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)
  7. ^ "Issue 573" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (573): 25. 2001-02-18. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. ^ "Issue 574" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (574): 32. 25 February 2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. ^ "Issue 575" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (575): 31. 04-03-2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)
  10. ^ "Issue 576" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (576): 29. 11-03-2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |date=, |accessdate= (help)
  11. ^ "Issue 577" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (577): 29. 2001-03-18. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  12. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF, reprint). ARIA report (Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)) (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Retrieved 03-07-2009.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)