Chart Analysis July 19, 2021

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ debuts at #1 on ARIA Singles Chart

The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s ‘Stay’ debuts at #1 on ARIA Singles Chart

Australian hip-hop star has debuted at #1 on the with his collaboration ‘Stay’.

Taking the top spot from Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits’, ‘Stay’ marks the 17-year-old’s second #1 on the singles charts after ‘Without You’, which peaked at #1 in May of this year.

The single, which also earned #1 on Spotify’s Streaming Charts, acts as the first taste of The Kid LAROI’s forthcoming project F*ck Lov3, which is scheduled to arrive later this year.

The song also gives Bieber his fifth ARIA chart-topping hit, following the likes of ‘What Do You Mean?’ (#1 September 2015), ‘Love Yourself’ (#1 December 2015), ‘I Don’t Care’ with Ed Sheeran (#1 May 2019) and ‘Peaches’ (#1 April 2021).

ARIA’s CEO Annabelle Herd commended The Kid LAROI on his success, celebrating the young hip-hop act’s chart dominance at home and abroad.

“From Waterloo to the world. A huge congratulations to The Kid LAROI on taking out his second ARIA #1 single with ‘Stay’,” Herd said.

“It’s fantastic to see an Australian artist receiving global recognition while also tasting big success at home.”

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