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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As her Australian tour rolls on, Rihanna holds on to top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart with “S&M”, for a total of four weeks at the pinnacle and the achievement of artist with most weeks spent at number one this century! Michael Buble’s five times platinum album “Crazy Love” accrues a sixth week at number one, this week being his third consecutive week on top in addition to three weeks at number one in November 2009. His overall tally of weeks spent at number one is now thirteen, in fine company with Led Zeppelin, Midnight Oil and James Blunt.
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P!nk achieves ARIA Album Chart milestone & ARIA Singles Chart success continues for Rihanna
Flood Relief: Artists For The Flood Appeal remains biggest seller of the week
International superstar P!nk continues to dominate the ARIA Album Chart, chalking up her thirteenth straight week at the pinnacle with “Greatest Hits… So Far!!!”. P!nk this week achieves a feat that hasn’t been seen since the early 1980’s, when Dire Straits’ “Love Over Gold” racked up an unbroken fourteen weeks at the top of the chart. A noteworthy mention also goes to homegrown hero John Farnham, who topped the ARIA Album Chart for eight weeks running with “Whispering Jack” in 1987. The album dropped to No.2 behind a compilation album before resuming peak position for a further ten weeks straight. Had the charts been compiled as they are now, he would have officially achieved a stellar twenty consecutive weeks at number one. Over on the ARIA Compilation Chart, Flood Relief: Artists For The Flood Appeal holds in top spot for a third consecutive week and continues as the highest selling release of the week.
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The John Butler Trio blasts into this week’s ARIA Album Chart…
For the third consecutive week, an Aussie act tops the ARIA Album Chart, with The John Butler Trio racing to #1 on debut with their new album “April Uprising”. It is the third number one album of Butler’s career, following the success of “Sunrise Over Sea” in March 2004 and “Grand National” in April 2007. Train continues to dominate the ARIA Singles Chart this week, with the platinum smash “Hey, Soul Sister” holding for a third consecutive week at one and topping the ARIA Singles, Physical Singles and Digital Track Charts simultaneously for a second time.
Kevin Rudolph enjoys a second Australian top 10 single as “I Made It (Cash Money Heroes)” featuring Birdman, Jay Sean and Lil Wayne debuts at #4 on the ARIA Singles Chart, following on from the massive success of “Let It Rock”, which peaked at #3 early last year. In its sixth week in the top 20, “I Like That” from Richard Vission & Static Revenger featuring Luciana finally cracks the top 10, moving up from 17 to 7 this week. “Nothin’ On You” from B.o.B. (featuring Bruno Mars) races up 11 places to #14, followed by Florence + The Machine, reaching a new highpoint of #17 with the infectious hit “You’ve Got The Love”. Miley Cyrus also experiences some strong forward momentum, going from 38 to 28 with “When I Look At You”. Top 40 debuts this week are headed by Sean Kingston featuring Justin Bieber with “Eenie Meenie” at #30, Chiddy Bang with “Opposite Of Adults” at 36 and The John Butler Trio with “Close To You” at 38. The John Butler Trio also features at #40 with “One Way Road” re-entering the top 40 after twelve weeks in the chart.
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Train and Angus & Julia Stone maintain their hold on the ARIA Charts …
Homegrown brother and sister duo Angus & Julia Stone hold at the top of the ARIA Album Chart for the second week straight with their Gold certified, sophomore release “Down The Way”, as they make their way around the country on tour. The boys from Train also maintain their chart topping run, chalking up a second consecutive week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with the catchy tune “Hey, Soul Sister”. The track also remains in peak position on the ARIA Digital Track Chart.
Jumping six spots to No.3 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week is Lady Gaga’s hit single “Telephone” (featuring Beyonce), which has generated commentary around the world with its extraordinary video clip. The Black Eyed Peas claim their thirteenth Australian top 10 single, as the former US number one smash “Imma Be” climbs five spots to No.7, while Justin Bieber’s “Baby” (featuring Ludacris) moves from No.18 to 13. Local pop darling Gabriella Cilmi continues to climb the chart, racing up ten spots to No.16 with “On A Mission” as “Nothin’ On You” from B.o.B. (featuring Bruno Mars) claims a No.25 debut. “Halfway Gone” from US rockers Lifehouse jumps eight spots to No.30 in its second week on the chart, while “Some Of The Places I Know” from Perth lads Gyroscope and “When I Look At You” from Miley Cyrus score top 40 debuts, coming in at No. 32 and 38 respectively.
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