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 Breakfast Songs

Did You Know?

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ is the most played song during weekday breakfast for the year so far with 939 spins. Sheeran also takes out second place with ‘Castle On The Hill’. Both tracks were released on January 6 and have received consistent airplay across Australian commercial radio, appearing at the pointy end of the AirCheck National Radio Airplay Chart each week.

The most played Australian song during this time is the remix of Starley’s ‘Call On Me’ at No.9, receiving 506 spins. Peking Duk are close behind at No.12, also representing Australian music with their single ‘Stranger’ featuring vocals from Swedish singer-songwriter, Elliphant.

‘Something Just Like This’ by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay is the 11th most played weekday breakfast song despite its release only eight weeks ago.

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