Chart Analysis January 15, 2021

The Weeknd and Harry Styles top ARIA End of Year Charts

The Weeknd and Harry Styles top ARIA End of Year Charts

The artists and acts who topped the in the tumultuous 2020 have been revealed.

’s track ‘Blinding Lights’, released in late 2019 by Universal Music Group, took out the top spot in the Singles Chart, while ’s hit ‘Dance Monkey’ via Sony Music was the top local single.

Tones and I also had the #2 spot on the 2020 ARIA Australian Artists Singles Chart for ‘Never Seen The Rain’, as well as #8 (‘Bad Child’).

The 2020 ARIA Albums Top 10 was made up mostly of international artists, with Sony Music’s taking out #1 for Fine Line, Taylor Swift’s surprise folklore via Universal Music in #2, and Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? in #3.

ARIA noted Styles’ album actually only spent one week at #1 in 2020, but was in the top 10 for 48 weeks, giving it an enduring popularity.

AC/DC’s PWR/UP from Sony Music Entertainment was #1 on the ARIA Australian Artists Albums Chart, with Tame Impala, Guy Sebastian, The Kid Laroi, and the compilation Music From The Home Front all making the top five.

The 2020 End Of Year ARIA Charts

2020 ARIA Singles Top 10

1. The Weeknd – ‘Blinding Lights’
2. SAINt JHN – ‘Roses’
3. Dua Lipa – ‘Don’t Start Now’
4. Tones And I – ‘Dance Monkey’
5. DaBaby Feat. Roddy Rich – ‘Rockstar’
6. Harry Styles – ‘Watermelon Sugar’
7. Post Malone – ‘Circles’
8. Lewis Capaldi – ‘Before You Go’
9. Justin Bieber Feat. Quavo – ‘Intentions’
10. Doja Cat – ‘Say So’

2020 ARIA Australian Artists Singles Top 10

1. Tones And I – ‘Dance Monkey’
2. Tones And I – ‘Never Seen The Rain’
3. Flume Feat. Vera Blue – ‘Rushing Back’
4. The Rubens – ‘Live In Life’
5. Sam Fischer – ‘This City’
6. Be Alright – ‘Dean Lewis’
7. 5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘Youngblood’
8. Tones And I – ‘Bad Child’
9. Tame Impala – ‘The Less I Know The Better’
10. Guy Sebastian – ‘Choir’

2020 ARIA Albums Top 10

1. Harry StylesFine Line
2. Taylor Swift folklore
3. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
4. AC/DCPWRϟUP
5. Luke CombsWhat You See Is What You Get
6. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
7. Post MaloneHollywood’s Bleeding
8. Elton JohnDiamonds
9. The WeekndAfter Hours
10. EminemMusic To Be Murdered By

2020 ARIA Australian Artists Albums Top 10

1. AC/DCPWRϟUP
2. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
3. VariousMusic From The Home Front
4. Guy SebastianT.R.U.T.H.
5. The Kid LaroiF*ck Love (Savage)
6. Cold ChiselThe Best Of Cold Chisel: All For You
7. Lime Cordiale 14 Steps To A Better You
8. INXSThe Very Best
9. 5 Seconds Of Summer CALM
10. Tones And IThe Kids Are Coming EP

2020 Vinyl Albums Top 10

1. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
2. PowderfingerOdyssey Number Five: 20th Anniversary Edition
3. QueenGreatest Hits
4. AC/DCPWRϟUP
5. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
6. Tame ImpalaCurrents
7. Harry StylesFine Line
8. Tyler, The CreatorIgor
9. Kylie MinogueDisco
10. NirvanaNevermind

2020 Country Albums Top 5

1. Luke Combs What You See Is What You Get
2. Luke CombsThis One’s For You
3. Keith UrbanThe Speed Of Now Part 1
4. Morgan WallenIf I Know Me
5. Dolly PartonThe Very Best Of Dolly Parton

2020 Dance Singles Top 5

1. SAINt JHN – ‘Roses’
2. Regard – ‘Ride It’
3. Joel Corry & MNEK – ‘Head & Heart’
4. Flume Feat. Vera Blue – ‘Rushing Back’
5. Endor – ‘Pump It Up’

2020 Dance Albums Top 5

1. The ChainsmokersWorld War Joy
2. Lady GagaThe Fame
3. Hayden JamesBetween Us
4. Jax JonesSnacks (Supersize)
5. KygoGolden Hour

2020 Hip Hop and R&B Singles Top 5

1. The Weeknd – ‘Blinding Lights’
2. DaBaby Feat. Roddy Rich – ‘Rockstar’
3. Post Malone – ‘Circles’
4. Doja Cat – ‘Say So’
5. Jawsh 685 x Jason Derulo – ‘Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)’

2020 Hip Hop and R&B Albums Top 5

1. Post MaloneHollywood’s Bleeding
2. Eminem Music To Be Murdered By
3. Pop SmokeShoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon
4. Juice WRLDLegends Never Die
5. The Kid LaroiF*ck Love (Savage)

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