List of number-one singles of 2001 (Australia)

The Australian Top 100 Singles Chart is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of Australia. Published by the ARIA report, the data are compiled by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales and airplay. In 2001, there were 14 singles that topped the chart.

ARIA Charts
number-one singles of 2001
Other Australian number-one charts of 2001
albums
dance singles
Top Australian singles and albums of 2001
Triple J Hottest 100
top 25 singles
top 25 albums
Reggae singer Shaggy had two number-one singles for 12 weeks on the top spot in a calendar year.

In 2001, 16 acts achieved their first number-one single in Australia, either as a lead artist or featured guest, including Shaggy, Mýa, LeAnn Rimes, Lifehouse, Scandal'us, and Alien Ant Farm. Shaggy, Rayvon, Scandal'us, and Kylie Minogue were the only acts to have earned a number-one debut single this year. Reggae singer Shaggy and R&B singer Mýa had two number-one singles that reached the top-spot. During the year, five collaboration singles reached the number-one position.

Shaggy's "Angel" and Alien Ant Farm's "Smooth Criminal" were the longest-running number-one singles of 2001, remaining in that position for eight weeks. The second-longest run at number-one was "Can't Fight the Moonlight" by LeAnee Rimes, whose streak on the top spot reached six weeks. Another single with an extended chart run was Lifehouse's "Hanging by a Moment", which topped the chart for five weeks.

Chart historyEdit

 
LeAnn Rimes scored her first Australian number-one single with "Can't Fight the Moonlight", which topped the chart for six weeks.
 
Lifehouse gained their first number-one single in Australia with their debut single "Hanging by a Moment", which stayed at the top spot for five consecutive weeks.
 
Mýa reached the top spot with two singles, as the lead artist on "Case of the Ex", which topped the chart for two weeks, and as one of four acts on "Lady Marmalade", which stayed at the top spot for three consecutive weeks.
 
Kylie Minogue scored her seventh Australian number-one single with "Can't Get You Out of My Head", which topped the chart for four consecutive weeks.
Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on ARIA's End of Year Singles Chart of 2001.
Date Song Artist(s) References
7 January "Teenage Dirtbag" Wheatus
14 January "Cruisin'" Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis [1]
21 January [2]
28 January "Can't Fight the Moonlight" LeAnn Rimes [3]
4 February [4]
11 February [5]
18 February [6]
25 February [7]
4 March [8]
11 March "Stan" Eminem featuring Dido [9]
18 March "Case of the Ex" Mýa [10]
25 March [11]
1 April "It Wasn't Me" Shaggy featuring Rikrok [12]
8 April [13]
15 April [14]
22 April [15]
29 April "Me, Myself & I" Scandal'us [16]
6 May [17]
13 May [18]
20 May "Lady Marmalade" Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil' Kim and Mýa
27 May
3 June
10 June "Angel" Shaggy featuring Rayvon
17 June
24 June
1 July
8 July
15 July
22 July
29 July
5 August "Follow Me" Uncle Kracker
12 August "Hanging by a Moment" Lifehouse
19 August
26 August
2 September
9 September
16 September "Can We Fix It?" Bob the Builder
23 September "Can't Get You Out of My Head" Kylie Minogue
30 September
7 October
14 October
21 October "Because I Got High" Afroman
28 October
4 November
11 November "Smooth Criminal" Alien Ant Farm
18 November
25 November
2 December
9 December
16 December
23 December
30 December

Number-one artistsEdit

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1   JAM Shaggy 12
2   BAR Rayvon (as featuring) 8
2   US Alien Ant Farm 8
3   US LeAnn Rimes 6
4   US Mya 5
4   US Lifehouse 5
5   UK RikRok (as featuring) 4
5   AUS Kylie Minogue 4
5   US P!nk 3
6   AUS Scandul'us 3
6   US Christina Aguilera 3
6   US Lil' Kim 3
6   US Afroman 3
7   US Gwyneth Paltrow 2
7   US Huey Lewis 2
8   US Eminem 1
8   UK Dido 1
8   US Uncle Kracker 1
8   UK Bob The Builder 1
8   US Wheatus 1

Songs that peaked at number two include I'm Like A Bird by Nelly Furtado, Whole Again by Atomic Kitten, Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7, Ms. Jackson by Outkast, How You Remind Me by Nickelback, Let's Get Married by Jagged Edge and Strawberry Kisses by Nikki Webster

Songs that peaked at number three include All Rise by Blue, Dance With Me by Debelah Morgan, Bette Davis Eyes by Gwyneth Paltrow, Purple Pills by D12 and I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez

Other hit songs included Butterfly by Crazy Town (4), With Arms Wide Open by Creed (4), Let Me Blow Ya Mind by Eve feat. Gwen Stefani (4), Operation Blade by Public Domain (7)

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Issue 568" (PDF). ARIA Report (568): 26. 14 January 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Issue 569" (PDF). ARIA Report (569): 27. 21 January 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Issue 570" (PDF). ARIA Report (570): 26. 28 January 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "Issue 571" (PDF). ARIA Report (571): 28. 4 February 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Issue 572" (PDF). ARIA Report (572): 32. 11 February 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ "Issue 573" (PDF). ARIA Report (573): 25. 18 February 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ "Issue 574" (PDF). ARIA Report (574): 32. 25 February 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ "Issue 575" (PDF). ARIA Report (575): 31. 4 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  10. ^ "Issue 576" (PDF). ARIA Report (576): 29. 11 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  11. ^ "Issue 577" (PDF). ARIA Report (577): 29. 18 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  13. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  14. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  15. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  16. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  17. ^ "Issue 578" (PDF). ARIA Report (578): 27. 25 March 2001. Archived from the original on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 3 July 2009.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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