Australia Best Selling Singles by Year 1960 – Present

Australia best selling singles

This timeline details Australia best-selling singles by year from 1960 to present day.

Data Sources – Aria Charts, Kent Music Report

See also: Australia Best Selling Albums by Year
United Kingdom Best Selling Singles by Year
United States Best Selling Singles by Year

1960
It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley
1961
I’m Gonna Knock on Your Door – Eddie Hodges
1962
Working for the Man/ Leah – Roy Orbison
1963
I Want to Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
1964
I Saw Her Standing There/ Love Me Do – The Beatles
1965
Que Sera, Sera/ Shakin’ All Over – Normie Rowe
1966
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra
1967
The Last Waltz – Englebert Humperdinck
1968
Hey Jude – The Beatles
1969
Something/ Come Together – The Beatles
1970
Let It Be – The Beatles
1971
Eagle Rock – Daddy Cool
1972
Puppy Love -Donny Osmond
1973
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree – Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
1974
My Coo Ca Choo – Alvin Stardust
1975
Fox on the Run – Sweet
1976
Fernando – ABBA
1977
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Julie Covington
1978
You’re the One That I Want – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
1979
Lay Your Love on Me – Racey
1980
I Got You – Split Enz
1981
Counting the Beat – The Swingers
1982
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
1983
Australiana – Austen Tayshus
1984
Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
1985
We Are The World – USA for Africa
1986
Chain Reaction – Diana Ross
1987
Locomotion – Kylie Minogue
1988
I’ve Had The Time of My Life – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
1989
Like a Prayer – Madonna
1990
Nothing Compares to You – Sinead O’Connor
1991
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
1992
Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus
1993
I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meat Loaf
1994
Love Is All Around – Wet Wet Wet
1995
Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
1996
Macarena – Los del Rio
1997
Candle in the Wind 1997/ Something About The Way You Look Tonight – Elton John
1998
Maria – Ricky Martin
1999
Mambo No 5 – Lou Bega
2000
I’m Outta Love – Anastacia
2001
Can’t Fight The Moonlight – LeAnn Rimes
2002
Without Me – Eminem
2003
Angels Brought Me Here – Guy Sebastian
2004
What About Me – Shannon Noll
2005
The Prayer – Anthony Callea
2006
I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With flowers In My Hair) – Sandi Thom
2007
Big Girls Don’t Cry – Fergie
2008
Low – Flo Rida
2009
I Gottta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
2010
Love the Way You Lie – Eminem featuring Rihanna
2011
Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
2012
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
2013
Roar – Katy Perry
2014
Happy – Pharrell Williams
2015
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
2016
Closer – The Chainsmokers ft Halsey
2017
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
2018
Youngblood – 5 Seconds of Summer
2019
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X

 

Published June 3, 2020 @ 2:45 pm – Updated – Jun 3, 2020 @ 3:29 pm

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