Ed Sheeran achieves another chart milestone as

‘Shape Of You’ 

reaches 13 consecutive weeks at No. 1,

and ‘÷’ dominates the albums chart for a fifth week

 

  

Singles:

Top 5:

  1. Ed Sheeran ‘Shape Of You’
  2. Ed Sheeran ‘Galway Girl’
  3. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay ‘Something Just Like This’
  4. Zedd Feat. Alessia Cara ‘Stay’
  5. Drake ‘Passionfruit’

 

Singles Chartifacts: 

#1: Ed Sheeran ‘Shape Of You’ – Notching up its thirteenth consecutive week in the top spot, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ this week equals the record for most weeks at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart. It joins Coolio’s ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ (#1 Oct. ’95) at the top of the list. If the track holds the top spot for one more week, it will be the outright record holder.

#2: Ed Sheeran ‘Galway Girl’ – In its fifth week in the top 50, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Galway Girl’ scores a new peak at #2. The track is up seven spots from last week and is the third single from #1 album ÷.

#6: Kendrick Lamar ‘Humble.’ (debut) – American rapper Kendrick Lamar takes out his first top ten on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Humble.’. The track is the second to chart from Lamar’s forthcoming fourth album, following on from last week’s debut by ‘The Heart Part 4’ (#35 Apr. ’17). Lamar’s previous chart peak was with ‘King Kunta’ (#32 Feb. ’16).

#24: Calvin Harris Feat. Young Thug, Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande ‘Heatstroke’ (debut) – A second Singles Chart entry in 2017 for British DJ Calvin Harris. The track, which features vocals by Young Thug, Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande, comes a month on from ‘Slide’ (#11 Mar. ’17). It’s Harris’ 21st top 50 entry.

#34: Jason Derulo Feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign ‘Swalla’ (debut) – A year on from charting with ‘If It Ain’t Love’ (#34 Apr. ’16), Jason Derulo returns with ‘Swalla’. It’s the lead single from Derulo’s forthcoming fifth album and features appearances from Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign.

 

Check out video highlights of the top 10 singles HERE

  

Albums:

Top 5:

  1. Ed Sheeran ‘÷’
  2. Soundtrack ‘Moana’
  3. Mastodon ‘Emperor Of Sand’ (debut)
  4. Adele ‘25’
  5. Soundtrack ‘Beauty And The Beast’

 

Albums Chartifacts:

#1: Ed Sheeran ‘÷’ – It’s week five at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for Ed Sheeran’s ÷. Previous album X returns to the top ten at #9.

#3: Mastodon ‘Emperor Of Sand’ (debut)  – With their seventh studio album, American metal band Mastodon have picked up their highest peak on the ARIA Albums Chart. Emperor Of Sand is the follow-up to Once More ‘Round The Sun (#7 Jun ’14) and becomes the band’s second album to hit the top ten.

#7: Jamiroquai ‘Automaton’ (debut)  – British funk band Jamiroquai return with their first album in seven years, Automaton. The follow-up to Rock Dust Light Star (#13 Nov. ’10) gives the group their fourth top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart, which includes #1s with Synkronized (#1 Jun. ’99) and A Funk Odyssey (#1 Sept. ’01).

#12: Body Count ‘Bloodlust’ (debut) – Ice T-fronted metal band Body Count return to the top 50 for the first time since 1994 with Bloodlust. The follow-up to 2014’s Manslaughter is the band’s third album to hit the ARIA top 50 and the first since Born Dead (#5 Sept. ’94).

#16: Jon Stevens ‘Starlight’ (debut) – Former Noiseworks frontman Jon Stevens returns to the ARIA Albums Chart as a solo artist with Starlight. Stevens’ tenth studio album is his first to chart since Are U Satisfied (#27 Oct. ’93) and features appearances by Vanessa Amorosi and Ringo Starr.

 

Streaming Singles:

Top 5:

  1. Ed Sheeran ‘Shape Of You’
  2. Drake ‘Passionfruit’
  3. Ed Sheeran ‘Galway Girl’
  4. Zedd Feat. Alessia Cara ‘Stay’
  5. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay ‘Something Just Like This’

  

 

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ABOUT THE ARIA CHART:

The national ARIA Chart is Australia’s pre-eminent music chart representing a broad cross section of retail outlets. More than 1200 music retailers, including department stores, chain stores, independent retailers, streaming outlets, and digital providers contribute their data to ARIA to ensure that comprehensive charts are compiled across various genres and categories during any given week.

 

AMNPLIFY – DB