The National Radio Airplay Chart is compiled using AirCheck spins data from Thursday to Wednesday each week & is published every Thursday. It is the most immediate and accurate data of the past 7 days airplay from all 54 commercial radio stations in the top eight markets. The chart is also published every week on the radioinfo website. You will also find a number of AirCheck airplay charts on the Radio Today website.

AirCheck, with Australia's real-time airplay charts from radio & TV, also provides up to the minute data to The Music Network for compiling their airplay charts in their weekly publication. AirCheck are exclusive suppliers of airplay data for Mediabase, Radioinfo, Mediaweek, all major radio stations & record companies.

The Top Ten songs and commercials are compiled from monitoring all 54 commercial stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Central Coast, Newcastle & Geelong.

AClick the drop down menu for the most accurate and immediate snapshot of the Top Ten songs and commercials in every AirCheck market.

Top 20 Local Songs for Last Quarter

Did You Know?

Jessica Mauboy's 'Fallin'' was the most played local track between 1 July - 30 September 2017 with 8,285 spins. 'Fallin'' was played across 26 different commercial stations with Nova919 in Adelaide spinning the track 524 times during the quarter. The track eclipsed all competition, with 'Lay It On Me' by Vance Joy more than 3,000 spins behind in second place, however Vance Joy's hit received a greater range of spins across 28 stations.

Lorde's 'Green Light' was the third most played local track, representing New Zealand artists with 3,199 spins. Lorde also sits at No.9 with 'Perfect Places' spun 1,246 times.

Zayn and Sia's hit 'Dusk Till Dawn' climbed swiftly up the chart to No.8, receiving 1,723 spins even though the track was only released on 7 September.

Other artists with multiple tracks making the list include Aussie duo Peking Duk, singer-songwriter Dean Lewis and Sydney-based Starley.

Did You Know? To create a similar report, use the Top Songs report in AirCheck™ select your Media Outlets, Date Range and/or Daypart, select the 'Local Artists Only' checkbox and press GO.


'Did You Know' is based on commercial and song airplay data from radio and television stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide, Central Coast, Newcastle & Geelong.

'Did You Know' mentions Top 5, Top 10 or Top 20. This refers to the number of times a song or commercial (excluding "Credits/Sponsorships") played as stated, by single station or single market or multiple markets or ALL markets monitored. If the term 'Radio' is used, this means ALL radio stations monitored unless specific stations or markets are mentioned.