Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey” Breaks Record For Longest Reign At #1 On Australian Chart

“Dance Monkey” enjoys a sixteenth week as the top song in Australia.

Tones and I - Dance Monkey video | SME/WMG/Visible Studios

Tones and I’s global breakthrough “Dance Monkey” spends another week at #1 in her home in Australia.

In doing so, it breaks a colossal record. The song’s sixteen-week reign is the longest in the history of the ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart.

In addition to spending another week at #1, “Dance Monkey” secures a 6x platinum certification in the Land Down Under. The award signifies at least 420,000 in Australian units.

“Dance Monkey” is one of two Tones and I songs on the chart. Her follow-up “Never Seen The Rain” holds at its #10 peak on this week’s listing.

Written by Brian Cantor

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