For the first time this year, a local act has triumphed at the peak of the ARIA Album Chart, Perth’s Drapht enjoying his first taste of number one success! His new album “The Life Of Riley” has held off all comers to triumph in top spot, easily eclipsing his previous album chart effort of #64 with “Brothers Grimm” in June 2008.
Snoop Dogg delivers his second ARIA Singles Chart #1, with “Sweat (David Guetta Remix)” moving up from #2 this week to bump Jennifer Lopez into second spot. It’s almost six years since Snoop’s previous ARIA #1 single, “Signs”, which spent two weeks at the top of the chart in May 2005.
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Rihanna’s single “Only Girl (In The World)” becomes the first single this year to move back up to #1 position, chalking up four weeks on top of the ARIA Singles Chart in the process. The last time this happened was in September last year when David Guetta and “Sexy Bitch” enjoyed a split seven-week run at number one. Meanwhile on the ARIA Album Chart this week, Kings Of Leon continue to dominate with “Come Around Sundown” accruing two consecutive weeks at the pinnacle of the chart.
Further ARIA Album Chart action this week includes a number two debut for “Triple J’s Like A Version 6” release, compiled from various artists – it’s the most successful of this series to date, the closest any of the previous versions got to top spot on the main album chart was “Like A Version 3” at #24 in September 2007. Rod Stewart enjoys the greatest success for his “Songbook” series to date, with “Fly Me To The Moon…The Great American Songbook: Volume V” debuting at #4. All previous titles have hit the top 15, with the first 3 reaching top 10 and “It Had To Be You – The Great American Songbook” peaking at #5 in May 2003. Adam Lambert hits the top 5 for the first time after a massively success run of Australian tour dates – “For Your Entertainment” moving up a place to #5, just ahead of Angus & Julia Stone who are edging closer to the top once again with “Down The Way’ up from 9 to 6. With a hot new single and a wedding under her belt, girl of the moment Katy Perry also moves forward, with “Teenage Dream” up from 10 to 7.
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