Australian Acts Top Apple Music And Shazam’s Year-End Lists For 2022 (2023)

Aussie artists The Kid Laroi and Pnau take gold in the end-of-year charts published today (Nov. 30) by Apple Music and its sister business, Shazam.

Coming in at No. 1 on Apple Music’s most-streamed songs chart for 2022 is Laroi’s “Stay” with Justin Bieber, ahead of “As It Was” by Harry Styles and “Wait For U” by Future (featuring Drake & Tems), respectively.

“Stay” slayed sales and consumption charts around the globe, and collected a slew of awards for its efforts.

In the United States, “Stay” logged seven weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and 11 weeks atop the Billboard Global 200 tally.

“Stay” went on to win five Billboard Music Awards; a brace of ARIA Awards, including best artist for The Kid (real name Charlton Howard); the Rolling Stone Global Award, and saw the Sydneysider nominated for two Grammy Awards, including best new artist.

Meanwhile, Pnau continues to kick goals with its “remix” of Elton John and Dua Lipa’s “Cold Heart.”

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The single, a No. 1 hit in the U.K. and Australia, reigns over Shazam’s annual list.

“Cold Heart,” a mashup of “Sacrifice,” “Rocket Man,” “Kiss the Bride” and “Where’s My Shoorah,” was the most-Shazamed song of the year worldwide in 2022, ahead of Heat Wavesby “Glass Animals,” and “As It Was” by Harry Styles, respectively.

The single recently won an American Music Award, having already collected a Billboard Award for Top Dance/Electronic Song, and raced past one billion streams.

It’s the Rocket Man’s eighth No. 1 singlein his homeland and first for 16 years, making the pop legend the first act in history to score a U.K. Top 10 single in six different decades.

In Australia, the single took 12 weeks to reach the summit. When it got there, it made Elton, at 74 years, seven months and 14 days, the oldest artist to top theARIA Singles Chart, overtakingPaul McCartney.

It’s now Elton’s longest-reigning No. 1 in Australia, at 10 non-consecutive weeks.

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“Cold Heart” also appears at No. 7 on the Apple Music’s most-streamed annual chart, and the Sydney trio are the only other Aussie act to crack the top 50.

Several homegrown artist appears on the Shazam tally, including Laroi’s “Stay” at No. 20; Shouse’s lockdown anthem “Love Tonight” at No. 38 and Gotye’s multiple Grammy Award-winning classic “Somebody That I Used to Know” (featuring Kimbra) at No. 50; while Australian-Japanese singer songwriter Joji appears at No. 71 with “Glimpse of Us: and Shouse drops in again at No. 77 with “Won’t Forget You (Edit)”.

Along with the publication of global and local charts for Apple Music and Shazam, Apple announces a redesigned Replay experience which, the tech giant says, offers its subscribers expanded listening insights, including a completely personalised highlights reel.

With the update, superfans can now discover whether they are in the top 100 listeners of their favourite artist or genre.

Check out the annual lists below:

Top Songs on Apple Music in 2022 (Global Chart)

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1. STAY –The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber
2. As It Was – Harry Styles
3.WAIT FOR U (feat. Drake & Tems) –Future
4. Super Gremlin–Kodak Black
5. Easy On Me–Adele
6. Heat Waves–Glass Animals
7. Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)–Elton John, Dua Lipa
8. First Class–Jack Harlow
9. Me Porto Bonito Chencho – Corleone, Bad Bunny
10. abcdefu–GAYLE
11. Shivers–Ed Sheeran
12. Tití Me Preguntó Bad Bunny
13. pushin P (feat. Young Thug)–Gunna, Future
14. INDUSTRY BABY–Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X
15. Bad Habits–Ed Sheeran
16. ベテルギウス–Yuuri
17. Blinding Lights–The Weeknd
18. Knife Talk (feat. 21 Savage & Project Pat)–Drake
19. In A Minute–Lil Baby
20. Jimmy Cooks (feat. 21 Savage)–Drake
21. なんでもないよ、-Macaroni Empitsu
22. Cinderella Boy–Saucy Dog
23. Dynamite–BTS
24. We Don’t Talk About Bruno–Encanto Cast, Rhenzy Feliz, Carolina Gaitán – La Gaita, Diane Guerrero, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Stephanie Beatriz
25. I Hate U–SZA
26. Under the Influence–Chris Brown
27. Moscow Mule–Bad Bunny
28. Hrs and Hrs–Muni Long
29. Die For You–The Weeknd
30. W / X / Y–Tani Yuuki

31.Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)–Doja Cat
32.Ghost–Justin Bieber
33.Broadway Girls (feat. Morgan Wallen)–Lil Durk
34.Way 2 Sexy (feat. Future & Young Thug)–Drake
35.Need To Know–Doja Cat
36.Dried Flower–Yuuri
37.残響散歌–Aimer
38.Butter–BTS
39.What Happened To Virgil (feat. Gunna)–Lil Durk
40.good 4 u–Olivia Rodrigo
41.Girls Want Girls (feat. Lil Baby)–Drake
42.PUFFIN ON ZOOTIEZ–Future
43.Wants and Needs (feat. Lil Baby)–Drake
44.Freestyle–Lil Baby
45.Efecto–Bad Bunny
46.For The Night (feat. Lil Baby & DaBaby)–Pop Smoke
47.Shape of You–Ed Sheeran
48.About Damn Time–Lizzo
49.Woman–Doja Cat
50. Pepas – Farruko

Top Shazams in 2022 (Global Chart)

1.Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)–Elton John & Dua Lipa
2.Heat Waves–Glass Animals
3.As It Was-Harry Styles
4.Pepas–Farruko
5.Do It To It (feat. Cherish)-Acraze
6.Calm Down–Rema
7.MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT–Elley Duhé
8.abcdefu–GAYLE
9.Under The Influence–Chris Brown
10.love nwantiti (feat. Axel & DJ Yo) [Remix]–CKay
11.Enemy (From the series “Arcane League of Legends”)–Imagine Dragons, JID & League of Legends
12.Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)–Kate Bush
13.Bam Bam (feat. Ed Sheeran)–Camila Cabello
14.Where Are You Now–Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott
15.Shivers–Ed Sheeran
16.INDUSTRY BABY–Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
17.Another Love–Tom Odell
18.Infinity–Jaymes Young
19.Easy On Me–Adele
20.STAY–The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
21.Bad Habits–Ed Sheeran
22.I Ain’t Worried–OneRepublic
23.Big Energy–Latto
24.Unstoppable–Sia
25.In the Dark–Purple Disco Machine & Sophie and the Giants
26.Ferrari–James Hype & Miggy Dela Rosa
27.The Motto–Tiësto & Ava Max
28.THATS WHAT I WANTLil Nas X
29.SAD GIRLZ LUV MONEY (feat. Moliy) [Remix]Amaarae & Kali Uchis
30.Beggin’–Måneskin
31.About Damn Time–Lizzo
32.Toxic–BoyWithUke
33.Careless Whisper–George Michael
34.Gangsta’s Paradise (feat. L.V.)–Coolio
35.Ainsi Bas La Vida–Indila
36.1, 2, 3 (feat. De La Ghetto & Jason Derulo)–Sofía Reyes
37.TO THE MOON–Jnr Choi & Sam Tompkins
38.Love Tonight–Shouse
39.Bones–Imagine Dragons
40.I’m Alone– Melisa & Tommo

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41.Peru–Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran
42.Move Your Body–Öwnboss & SEVEK
43.Hold My Hand–Lady Gaga
44.Ameno Amapiano Remix (You Wanna Bamba)–Nektunez & Goya Menor
45.Go Down Deh (feat. Shaggy and Sean Paul)–Spice
46.SNAP–Rosa Linn
47.Save Your Tears–The Weeknd
48.Frozen–Madonna & Sickick
49.Moth to a Flame–Swedish House Mafia & The Weeknd
50.Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)–Gotye

71. Glimpse of Us – Joji

77. Won’t Forget You (Edit) – Shouse

Top Songs on Apple Music Australia in 2022

1.STAY–The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber
2.Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)–Elton John & Dua Lipa

3.Bad Habits–Ed Sheeran
4.Heat Waves–Glass Animals
5.Shivers–Ed Sheeran
6.As It Was–Harry Styles
7.Easy On Me–Adele
8.Where Are You Now–Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott
9.abcdefu–GAYLE
10.Blinding Lights–The Weeknd
11.First Class–Jack Harlow
12.INDUSTRY BABY–Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
13.Riptide–Vance Joy
14.THATS WHAT I WANT–Lil Nas X
15.good 4 u–Olivia Rodrigo
16.Missing Piece–Vance Joy
17.Dance Monkey–Tones And I

18.About Damn Time–Lizzo
19.Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)–Doja Cat
20.Ghost–Justin Bieber
21.We Don’t Talk About Bruno–Carolina Gaitán – La Gaita, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto – Cast
22.Save Your Tears (Remix)–The Weeknd & Ariana Grande
23.Dreams–Fleetwood Mac
24.Watermelon Sugar–Harry Styles
25.Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)–Post Malone & Swae Lee
26.Go Your Own Way–Fleetwood Mac
27.Overpass Graffiti–Ed Sheeran
28.Thinking Out Loud–Ed Sheeran
29.Thousand Miles–The Kid LAROI
30.The Motto–Tiësto & Ava Max
31.Mr. Brightside–The Killers
32.I Ain’t Worried–OneRepublic
33.Shape of You–Ed Sheeran
34.Do It To It (feat. Cherish)–Acraze
35.Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)–Kate Bush
36.Youngblood–5 Seconds of Summer
37.Iris–The Goo Goo Dolls
38.she’s all i wanna be–Tate McRae
39.New Rules–Dua Lipa
40.Levitating (feat. DaBaby)–Dua Lipa
41.Someone You Loved–Lewis Capaldi
42.Woman–Doja Cat
43.Don’t Start Now–Dua Lipa
44.Better Days–NEIKED, Mae Muller & Polo G
45.Head & Heart (feat. MNEK)–Joel Corry
46.Oh My God–Adele
47.Perfect–Ed Sheeran
48.Looks Like Me–Dean Lewis
49.Astronaut In The Ocean–Masked Wolf

50.Lost–Frank Ocean

Top Songs on Apple Music New Zealand in 2022

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1.Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)–Elton John & Dua Lipa
2.STAY–The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber

3.Easy On Me–Adele
4.As It Was–Harry Styles
5.Bad Habits–Ed Sheeran
6.Shivers–Ed Sheeran
7.Heat Waves–Glass Animals
8.Where Are You Now–Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott
9.abcdefu–GAYLE
10.INDUSTRY BABY–Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow
11.Blinding Lights–The Weeknd
12.Dreams–Fleetwood Mac
13.First Class–Jack Harlow
14.Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)–Doja Cat
15.Go Your Own Way–Fleetwood Mac
16.Woman–Doja Cat
17.In the Air–L.A.B
18.Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)–Post Malone & Swae Lee
19.Save Your Tears (Remix)–The Weeknd & Ariana Grande
20.Down Under (feat. Colin Hay)–Luude
21.Watermelon Sugar–Harry Styles
22.Pepeha–SIX60
23.I Ain’t Worried–OneRepublic
24.About Damn Time–Lizzo
25.We Don’t Talk About Bruno–Carolina Gaitán – La Gaita, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto – Cast
26.Ghost–Justin Bieber
27.good 4 u–Olivia Rodrigo
28.THATS WHAT I WANT–Lil Nas X
29.Under the Influence–Chris Brown
30.Dance Monkey–Tones And I
31.Mr Reggae–L.A.B

32.Thinking Out Loud–Ed Sheeran
33.Overpass Graffiti–Ed Sheeran
34.Oh My God–Adele
35.New Rules–Dua Lipa
36.The Motto–Tiësto & Ava Max
37.Happier Than Ever–Billie Eilish
38.Lost–Frank Ocean
39.Shape of You–Ed Sheeran
40.Don’t Start Now–Dua Lipa
41.Levitating (feat. DaBaby)–Dua Lipa
42.Enemy (From the series “Arcane League of Legends”)–Imagine Dragons, JID & League of Legends
43.Better Days–NEIKED, Mae Muller & Polo G
44.Mr. Brightside–The Killers
45.Someone You Loved–Lewis Capaldi
46.Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS)–Doja Cat
47.Africa–Toto
48.WAIT FOR U (feat. Drake & Tems)–Future
49.Glimpse of Us–Joji
50.Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long Long Time)–Elton John

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