List of year-end number-one singles (New Zealand)

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Avril Lavigne topped the 2002 year-end singles chart with "Complicated".

In New Zealand, the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) publishes weekly record charts. Since 2000, at the end of each year the organisation also compiles an annual chart. That year had Anastacia's dance number, "I'm Outta Love", placed at number one, while 2001 saw Craig David's "Walking Away" top the chart. In 2002, pop song "Complicated" by Avril Lavigne of Canada reached the top spot, and the following year New Zealand rapper Scribe's double A-side "Stand Up"/"Not Many" achieved the number one position. New Zealand Idol season one winner Ben Lummis took the prime placing in 2004 with his winner's single "They Can't Take That Away", and Crazy Frog's cover of "Axel F" topped the chart in 2005. The year of 2006 had "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley go to number one, while Barbadan R&B singer Rihanna's "Umbrella" followed in 2007, which featured rapper Jay-Z. A duet of Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown rose to top the 2008 chart. 2009's "I Gotta Feeling" gave The Black Eyed Peas a year-end number-one, in 2010, New Zealand R&B singer J.Williams" reached number one with "You Got Me", which hosted an appearance by Scribe. The respective best-selling songs of 2011 and 2012 were "Party Rock Anthem" by Acid House duo- LMFAO, featuring Lauren Bennett of G.R.L and GoonRock, and "Call Me Maybe" by Canadian singer- Carly Rae Jepsen. In 2013, the controversial best-selling song was "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke, which featured guest verses from Pharrell Williams and T.I.

Both Scribe and Pharrell Williams have had two year-end number-one singles. Williams' single "Happy" is the annual number one to have charted for the longest time (52 weeks) and also spent the longest time at number one (15 weeks).

Number-one singles[edit]

Key
  †  – Song of New Zealand origin[nb 1]
Year Artist Title Certification Weeks on
chart[nb 2]
Weeks at
number one[nb 3]
References
2000 Anastacia "I'm Outta Love" Platinum 32 7 [1][2]
2001 David, CraigCraig David "Walking Away" Platinum 30 2 [3][4]
2002 Lavigne, AvrilAvril Lavigne "Complicated" Platinum 23 9 [5][6]
2003 Scribe "Stand Up"/"Not Many" Platinum 21 12 [7][8]
2004 Lummis, BenBen Lummis "They Can't Take That Away" Platinum x4 14 7 [9][10]
2005 Crazy Frog "Axel F" Platinum x2 33 12 [11][12]
2006 Gnarls Barkley "Crazy" Gold 29 7 [13][14]
2007 Rihanna featuring Jay-Z "Umbrella" Platinum x2 24 6 [15][16]
2008 Sparks, JordinJordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown "No Air" Platinum 24 7 [17][18]
2009 Black Eyed Peas, TheThe Black Eyed Peas "I Gotta Feeling" Platinum x3 39 9 [19][20]
2010 J.WilliamsJ. Williams featuring Scribe "You Got Me" Platinum x2 22 4 [21][22]
2011 LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock "Party Rock Anthem" Platinum x4 50 11
2012 Rae Jepsen, CarlyCarly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Maybe" Platinum x3 34 5
2013 Thicke, RobinRobin Thicke featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I. "Blurred Lines" Platinum x5 32 11
2014 Williams, PharrellPharrell Williams "Happy" Platinum x5 52 15 [23]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Whether or not a song is of New Zealand origin is determined by the RIANZ
  2. ^ The number of weeks given is the number of weeks that the song spent on the chart that year.
  3. ^ The number of weeks given is the number of weeks that the song spent at number one that year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2000". RIANZ. 2000. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Anastacia – I'm Outta Love". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2001". RIANZ. 2001. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Craig David – Walking Away". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2002". RIANZ. 2002. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Avril Lavigne – Complicated". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2003". RIANZ. 2003. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "Scribe – Stand Up/Not Many". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2004". RIANZ. 2004. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  10. ^ "Ben Lummis – They Can't Take That Away". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  11. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2005". RIANZ. 2005. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  12. ^ "Crazy Frog – Axel F". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  13. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2006". RIANZ. 2006. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  14. ^ "Gnarls Barkley – Crazy". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  15. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2007". RIANZ. 2007. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  16. ^ "Rihanna feat. Jay-Z – Umbrella". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  17. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2008". RIANZ. 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  18. ^ "Jordin Sparks with Chris Brown – No Air". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  19. ^ "Annual Top 50 Singles Chart 2009". RIANZ. 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  20. ^ "The Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  21. ^ ONE News (17 December 2010). "J. Williams, Susan Boyle top charts for 2010". Television New Zealand. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  22. ^ "J.Williams feat. Scribe – You Got Me". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  23. ^ "END OF YEAR CHARTS 2014". Official NZ Music Charts. Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 9 January 2015.