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Number One Hits: 2000 - 2009

There were more local number ones in the 2000s than any decade before it. Most of them are featured in this Spotlight. However the decade also saw the resurgence of the TV talent show and 'made by TV' pop stars, many of whom went on to have number one singles — without music videos. Elsewhere Scribe’s double A-side ‘Stand Up/Not Many’ spent 12 weeks at number one in 2003, still the longest reign at the top of the charts for any local single. Nipping at its heels are Smashproof with ‘Brother’ and Stan Walker’s ‘Black Box’; both were chart toppers in 2009.