It’s New Years, carols are doing their disappearing act for a second time, and “Unholy” is back on top in Australia.
The rebirth of “Unholy” (Capitol/EMI) in 2023 closely follows the announcement that Petras will headline Sydney WorldPride’s closing concert, rainbow republic, on March 5, and will precede Smith’s intimate performance at McLaren Vale’s d’Arenberg cube in Adelaide.
“Unholy” leads a fresh top 10 ARIA Single Chart as Christmas tunes spill out of sight.
Meanwhile, British singer and songwriter Ray enjoys another chart topper with “Escapism” (Orchard), up 26-7. Representing a new, independent era for the rising artist, “Escapism” was the top single on midweek UK chart.
After the publication of ARIA’s year-end chartsas such Harry Styles“As It Was” (Columbia/Sony) enters at No. 1 for 2022, the Harry’s house the number is increasing again. “As It Was” lifts 34-9 on the weekly survey.
The top album of 2022, ARIA reported earlier this week, is Taylor Swift’s Midnights (Universal). Swift’s tenth and latest studio album has been holding at No. 1 lately ARIA chart, for his ninth consecutive week at the summit. It is one of five Swift albums currently in the top 40.