2010 in Australian music

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List of years in Australian music

The following is a list of notable events and releases that happened or were expected to happen in 2010 in Australian music.

Events[edit]

Albums released[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

Number-ones in 2010[edit]

Record charts in Australia are published by the Australian Recording Industry Association every week.

Singles[edit]

The longest-running number-one singles in 2010 so far are Usher's "OMG" and Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie", both topping the chart for six consecutive weeks.

Albums[edit]

Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream was the number-one album for eleven non-consecutive weeks of 2010.

Top 10 Singles[edit]

This is a list of singles that peaked in the Top 10 of the Australian Singles Chart during 2010. The date is when the song entered the Top 10 for the first time. Songs that were still in the top 10 at the beginning of 2010 but peaked in 2009 are listed as well. Songs that entered the top 10 in 2010 but did not peak until 2011 will be listed in List of top 10 singles in 2011 (Australia). An asterisk (*) in the "Weeks in Top 10" column shows that the song is still in the top 10 and therefore the number of weeks could change.

Entry Date Single Artist Peak Peak reached Weeks
Singles from 2009
21 December "Fireflies" Owl City #1 4 January 15
14 December "Whatcha Say" Jason Derülo #5 4 January 10
Singles from 2010
4 January "Replay" Iyaz #1 8 February 12
18 January "Blah Blah Blah" Kesha feat. 3OH!3 #3 8 February 8
18 January "Haven't Met You Yet" Michael Bublé #9 18 January 3
25 January "Rock That Body" [A] The Black Eyed Peas #7 29 March 3
1 February "Little Lion Man" Mumford & Sons #3 8 February 3
8 February "Memories" David Guetta feat. Kid Cudi #3 8 March 9
8 February "Do You Remember" Jay Sean feat. Sean Paul & Lil Jon #7 15 February 4
15 February "Today Was a Fairytale" Taylor Swift #3 22 February 5
22 February "In My Head" Jason Derülo #1 22 February 10
22 February "Tik Tok (Parody)" Midnight Beast #4 8 March 4
22 February "Rude Boy" Rihanna #1 8 March 6
22 February "3 Words" [B] Cheryl Cole feat. will.i.am #5 22 March 6
1 March "Telephone" [C] Lady Gaga feat. Beyoncé #3 29 March 4
8 March "Hey, Soul Sister" Train #1 22 March 11
29 March "Imma Be" The Black Eyed Peas #7 29 March 2
29 March "If We Ever Meet Again" Timbaland feat. Katy Perry #9 5 April 2
5 April "I Made It (Cash Money Heroes)" Kevin Rudolf feat. Birdman, Jay Sean & Lil' Wayne #4 5 April 4
5 April "I Like That" Richard Vission feat. Luciana & Static Revenger #3 12 April 6
12 April "Baby" Justin Bieber feat. Ludacris #3 3 May 5
12 April "Nothin' on You" B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars #3 10 May 8
12 April "You've Got the Love" Florence + The Machine #9 12 April 1
19 April "Just Say So" Brian McFadden feat. Kevin Rudolf #1 19 April 7
19 April "Whataya Want from Me" Adam Lambert #4 26 April 5
19 April "Alejandro" Lady Gaga #2 26 April 5
19 April "OMG" Usher feat. will.i.am #1 10 May 13
3 May "Mr. Mysterious" Vanessa Amorosi feat. Seany B #4 10 May 2
10 May "Ridin' Solo" Jason Derülo #4 14 June 7
17 May "Break Your Heart" Taio Cruz feat. Ludacris #2 17 May 7
17 May "Not Afraid" [D] Eminem #4 17 May 12
17 May "Airplanes" B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams #2 24 May 12
24 May "California Gurls" Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg #1 21 June 16
24 May "We No Speak Americano" Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP #4 24 May 8
24 May "Your Love Is My Drug" Kesha #3 31 May 6
7 June "Jessie's Girl" Glee Cast #8 7 June 1
7 June "Gettin' Over You" David Guetta & Chris Willis feat. Fergie & LMFAO #5 21 June 7
7 June "Opposite of Adults" Chiddy Bang #10 7 June 1
14 June "Billionaire" [E] Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars #5 19 July 10
14 June "Lying" Amy Meredith #10 14 June 1
28 June "I Like It" Enrique Iglesias feat. Pitbull #2 12 July 11
5 July "Smile" Uncle Kracker #3 5 July 4
5 July "Love The Way You Lie" Eminem feat. Rihanna #1 19 July 15
19 July "If I Had You" Adam Lambert #4 26 July 9
26 July "I Hate Mondays" Newton Faulkner #8 26 July 1
26 July "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" Usher feat. Pitbull #3 2 August 13
2 August "Club Can't Handle Me" Flo Rida feat. David Guetta #3 16 August 9
2 August "Dynamite" Taio Cruz #1 30 August 14
9 August "Teenage Dream" Katy Perry #2 6 September 11
16 August "Mine" Taylor Swift #9 16 August 1
30 August "Take It Off" Kesha #5 6 September 5
6 September "Just the Way You Are" Bruno Mars #1 25 October 12
13 September "Like It's Her Birthday" Good Charlotte #7 13 September 1
13 September "F**k You!" Cee-Lo Green #5 11 October 8
20 September "Just A Dream"[F] Nelly #3 25 October 10
20 September "Cooler Than Me" Mike Posner #4 11 October 9
27 September "Only Girl (In The World)" Rihanna #1 27 September 13
4 October "Planets" Short Stack #4 4 October 1
4 October "Magic" B.o.B feat. Rivers Cuomo #5 4 October 4
18 October "Raise Your Glass" Pink #1 18 October 12
25 October "Freefallin'" Zoe Badwi #9 25 October 2
25 October "Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)" Pitbull feat. T-Pain #10 25 October 1
1 November "Like A G6" Far East Movement feat. The Cataracs & Dev #2 15 November 10
1 November "Barbra Streisand" Duck Sauce #9 1 November 2
8 November "We R Who We R" Kesha #1 8 November 10
8 November "Firework" Katy Perry #3 29 November 11
8 November "Heartbeat" Enrique Iglesias & Nicole Scherzinger #5 15 November 4
15 November "The Time (Dirty Bit) The Black Eyed Peas #1 22 November 10
22 November "F**kin' Perfect" Pink #10 22 November 1
29 November "Yeah 3X" Chris Brown #4 27 December 13
29 November "Somewhere In The World" Altiyan Childs #8 29 November 1
6 December "Who's That Girl?" Guy Sebastian feat. Eve #1 27 December 10
6 December "Grenade" Bruno Mars #1 13 December 10
13 December "Stay The Night" James Blunt #10 13 December 1
20 December "Saturday Night" Jessica Mauboy feat. Ludacris #7 27 December 4

Notes:

  • A - First entered the Top 10 on 25 January 2010 where it spent 2 weeks, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 29 March 2010.
  • B - First entered the Top 10 on 22 February 2010 where it spent 1 week, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 29 March 2010.
  • C - First entered the Top 10 on 1 March 2010 where it spent 1 week, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 22 March 2010.
  • D - First entered the Top 10 on 17 May 2010 where it spent 1 week, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 21 June 2010.
  • E - First entered the Top 10 on 14 June 2010 where it spent 9 weeks, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 23 August 2010
  • F - First entered the Top 10 on 20 September 2010 where it spent 1 weeks, the song re-entered the Top 10 on 11 October 2010.

2009 Peaks[edit]

Entries by artist[edit]

The following table shows artists who have had the most top 10 entries in 2010. Unlike the main list, this table includes songs in the figures that reached their peak in 2009. The figures include both main artists and featured artists, while appearances on ensemble charity records are also counted for each artist.

Artist Total
Kesha 5
Katy Perry [A] 5
Rihanna [B] 4
David Guetta [C] 4
Bruno Mars [D] 4
The Black Eyed Peas 4
Pitbull [E] 3
B.o.B 3
Jason Derülo 3
Lady Gaga 3
Jay Sean [F] 3

Notes:

Compilations[edit]

So Fresh: The Hits of Autumn 2010 remained as the number-one compilation album for five non-consecutive weeks of 2010.

Music DVDs[edit]

Pink's Funhouse Tour: Live in Australia has reached the top spot in 2010 for ten consecutive weeks.

Video Hits Top 20 Singles Chart[edit]

The Video Hits Top 20 chart comes from Channel Ten's singles chart show, it closes every Sunday show with the week's #1 ARIA chart single. The longest-running #1 single on the Video Hits Top 20 Chart throughout 2010 so far is Stan Walker's "Black Box", topping the chart for twelve consecutive weeks of 2010.

Radio airplays[edit]

References[edit]