List of number-one singles of 2002 (Australia)

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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 2002, there were 19 singles that topped the chart.

In 2002, 12 acts achieved their first number-one single in Australia, either as a lead artist or featured guest, including Shakira, Eminem, DJ Ötzi, Avril Lavigne, Nelly, Kelly Rowland, Las Ketchup and more have earned a number-one debut single this year. Rapper Eminem and Latino singer Shakira had two number-one singles that appeared in the 2002 issues. During the year, two collaboration singles reached the number-one position.

Shakira's "Whenever, Wherever" and Avril Lavigne's "Complicated" are the longest-running number-one singles of 2002, remaining in that position for six straight weeks. It is followed by Eminems' "Without Me", whose streak on the top spot reached five non-consecutive weeks. Another single with an extended chart run includes Nelly's and Rowland's "Dilemma", which topped the chart for four weeks.

Eminem is the most successful act in 2002 in terms of chart performance. He had two singles that topped the Australian Top 100 Singles Chart: "Without Me" and "Lose Yourself". The only other artist to have two number one singles in 2002 is Shakira.

Chart history

Rapper Eminem gained two Australian number one singles in 2002 and a total of nine non-consecutive weeks at number one with "Without Me" (five non-consecutive weeks at number one) and "Lose Yourself" (four consecutive weeks at number one. "Lose Yourself" also maintained its position for a further eight consecutive weeks in 2003.
Singer Avril Lavigne gained her first Australian number one single with "Complicated" and topped the charts for six consecutive weeks, also it is the joint-longest run for a number one single in 2002.
Rapper Nelly (with featured R&B singer Kelly Rowland) gained their first Australian number one single with "Dilemma", topping the charts for four consecutive weeks.
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on ARIA's End of Year Singles Chart of 2002.
Date Song Artist(s) References
6 January "Get the Party Started" P!nk
13 January "Hero" Enrique Iglesias
20 January
27 January "In Your Eyes" Kylie Minogue
3 February "Whenever, Wherever" Shakira
10 February
17 February
24 February
3 March
10 March
17 March "Not Pretty Enough" Kasey Chambers
24 March
31 March
7 April
14 April "Hey Baby (Uhh, Ahh)" DJ Ötzi
21 April
28 April
5 May
12 May "I'm Moving On" Scott Cain
19 May "Underneath Your Clothes" Shakira
26 May "Without Me" Eminem
2 June
9 June "Kiss Kiss" Holly Valance
16 June "Without Me" Eminem
23 June "A Little Less Conversation" Elvis vs. JXL
30 June
7 July
14 July "Without Me" Eminem
21 July
28 July "A Little Less Conversation" Elvis vs. JXL
4 August "A Thousand Miles" Vanessa Carlton
11 August
18 August "Complicated" Avril Lavigne
25 August
1 September
8 September
15 September
22 September
29 September "The Logical Song" Scooter
6 October
13 October "Aserejé (The Ketchup Song)" Las Ketchup
20 October "Dilemma" Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland
27 October
3 November
10 November
17 November "Aserejé (The Ketchup Song)" Las Ketchup
24 November
1 December "Born to Try" Delta Goodrem
8 December "Lose Yourself" Eminem
15 December
22 December
29 December


See also


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