List of number-one singles of 2013 (Australia)

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Katy Perry's "Roar" was the longest-running number-one single of 2013, having topped the ARIA Singles Chart for nine weeks.[1]

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.[2] In 2013, seventeen singles claimed the top spot, including "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, which started its peak position in late 2012.[3] Fifteen acts achieved their first number-one single in Australia, either as a lead or featured artist: Mary Lambert, Nate Ruess, Baauer, Ray Dalton, Passenger, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, T.I., Avicii, 2 Chainz, Redfoo, Dami Im, Taylor Henderson and John Legend.[4] Im and Henderson were the only Australian artists to achieve a number-one single.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis had three number-one singles during the year for "Thrift Shop", "Same Love" and "Can't Hold Us". Jason Derulo earned two number-one singles for "Talk Dirty" and "Trumpets". Pharrell Williams also earned two number-one singles during the year, as a featured artist on Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines". Katy Perry's "Roar" was the longest-running number-one single of 2013, having topped the ARIA Singles Chart for nine weeks. "Blurred Lines" was the second longest-running number-one single, with eight consecutive weeks at the top. Passenger's "Let Her Go" stayed at number one for five consecutive weeks, while Avicii's "Wake Me Up!" topped the chart for six consecutive weeks.

Chart history[edit]

Robin Thicke earned his first Australian number-one with "Blurred Lines", which topped the ARIA Singles Chart for eight consecutive weeks.[5]
Avicii earned his first Australian number-one with "Wake Me Up!", which topped the ARIA Singles Chart for six consecutive weeks.[6]
Passenger earned his first Australian number-one with "Let Her Go", which topped the ARIA Singles Chart for five consecutive weeks.[7]
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis had three number-one singles during the year for "Thrift Shop",[3] "Same Love"[8] and "Can't Hold Us".[9]
Date Song Artist(s) Ref.
7 January "Thrift Shop" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz [3]
14 January
21 January "Same Love" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert [8]
28 January
4 February
11 February
18 February "Just Give Me a Reason" Pink featuring Nate Ruess [10]
25 February "Harlem Shake" Baauer [11]
4 March "Just Give Me a Reason" Pink featuring Nate Ruess [10]
11 March
18 March
25 March "Can't Hold Us" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton [9]
1 April "Let Her Go" Passenger [7]
8 April
15 April
22 April
29 April
6 May "Get Lucky" Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams [12]
13 May "Blurred Lines" Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams [5]
20 May
27 May
3 June
10 June
17 June
24 June
1 July
8 July "Wake Me Up!" Avicii [6]
15 July
22 July
29 July
5 August
12 August
19 August "Talk Dirty" Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz [13]
26 August "Roar" Katy Perry [1]
2 September
9 September
16 September "Let's Get Ridiculous" Redfoo [14]
23 September "Roar" Katy Perry [1]
30 September
7 October
14 October
21 October
28 October
4 November "Alive" Dami Im [15]
11 November "Borrow My Heart" Taylor Henderson [16]
18 November "The Monster" Eminem featuring Rihanna [17]
25 November
2 December
9 December "All of Me" John Legend [18]
16 December
23 December
30 December "Trumpets" Jason Derulo [19]

Number-one artists[edit]

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1  USA Pharrell Williams (as featuring) 9
1  USA Katy Perry 9
2  USA Robin Thicke 8
2  USA T.I. (as featuring) 8
3  USA Macklemore 7
3  USA Ryan Lewis 7
4  SWE Avicii 6
5  UK Passenger 5
6  USA Mary Lambert (as featuring) 4
6  USA Pink 4
6  USA Nate Ruess (as featuring) 4
7  USA Eminem 3
7  BAR Rihanna (as featuring) 3
7  USA John Legend 3
8  USA Wanz (as featuring) 2
8  USA Jason Derulo 2
9  USA Baauer 1
9  USA Ray Dalton (as featuring) 1
9  FRA Daft Punk 1
9  USA 2 Chainz (as featuring) 1
9  USA Redfoo 1
9  AUS Dami Im 1
9  AUS Taylor Henderson 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Katy Perry – Roar". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-09-14. 
  2. ^ "How are the ARIA Charts prepared each week?". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  3. ^ a b c "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – Thrift Shop". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-01-20. 
  4. ^ List of artists who have achieved their first number-one single in Australia:
  5. ^ a b "Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell Williams – Blurred Lines". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  6. ^ a b "Avicii – Wake Me Up!". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  7. ^ a b "Passenger – Let Her Go". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  8. ^ a b "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert – Same Love". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-02-17. 
  9. ^ a b "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – Can't Hold Us". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  10. ^ a b "Pink feat. Nate Ruess – Just Give Me a Reason". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  11. ^ "Baauer – Harlem Shake". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  12. ^ "Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  13. ^ "Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – Talk Dirty". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  14. ^ "Redfoo – Let's Get Ridiculous". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-09-21. 
  15. ^ "Dami Im – Alive". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  16. ^ "Taylor Henderson – Borrow My Heart". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  17. ^ "Eminem feat. Rihanna – The Monster". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-12-07. 
  18. ^ "John Legend – All of Me". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2013-12-28. 
  19. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2013-12-28.