Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Spends 8th Week As Australia’s #1 Song

“Despacito” keeps a tight grip on the #1 position in Australia.

Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee at Latin Billboards | Telemundo

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” predictably extends its reign atop the ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart.

The global smash, which is double-platinum in Australia, enjoys an eighth week at #1 on the listing.

Up three places from last week’s position, Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” moves into the #2 slot this week. DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)” drops one place to #3, while Liam Payne’s “Strip That Down (featuring Quavo)” falls one spot to #4.

Down one spot, DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)” takes #5.

Other notables on this week’s chart:
— Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” rises six places to #6.
— Calvin Harris’ “Feels (featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean)” rises seventeen places to #9.
— Rita Ora’s “Your Song” climbs two spots to #14.
— Jessica Mauboy’s “Fallin'” rises five places to #15.
— Judah Kelly’s “Count On Me” debuts at #19.
— Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish (featuring Nicki Minaj)” soars twenty-two places to #22.
— Hoseah Partsch’s “Paper Planes” debuts at #35.
— Calvin Harris’ “Slide (featuring Frank Ocean & Migos)” re-enters at #38.

Written by Brian Cantor

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