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 25 Songs: First Half of 2018

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Now that the first half of the year is over, we've compared the Top 25 Most Played Songs between 1 January - 30 June 2018.

Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line snagged the top spot with 15,136 spins across 29 stations. The hit spent a massive seven weeks atop the AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart during January and February. The Nova network championed the track, spinning the track more than any other station, accounting for 4,926 spins or 33% of all airtime for the collaboration.

‘These Days’ from Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen wasn’t far behind at No.2, also received airplay across 29 stations but trailed by 72 spins. Similarly, the hit collab enjoyed six weeks in the top spot of our Airplay Chart.

Vance Joy’s ‘We’re Going Home’ was the most played Australian song over the six month period gaining 10,089 spins across 31 stations. Other Aussies on the list include Pnau’s ‘Go Bang’ (No.17), Sheppard’s ‘Coming Home’ (No.23) and Amy Shark’s ‘I Said Hi’ (No.25) which coincidentally soared to No.1 in last week’s Airplay Chart.

Did You Know? To create a similar report in AirCheck™, run an Ad Analysis report, select stations, dates, dayparts, check Top 10 Brands box and click 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.