Official ARIA CHARTS News

23rd September 2017

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Sam Smith holds at Number One for a second week,

as Foo Fighters debut at the peak with

‘Concrete And Gold’, on this week’s ARIA Charts

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CHECK OUT THE FULL CHART INFORMATION HERE 


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Singles:

Top 5:

1. Sam Smith ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’

2. Dua Lipa ‘New Rules’

3. Taylor Swift ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

4. P!nk ‘What About Us’

5. Imagine Dragons ‘Thunder’

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Singles Chartifacts: 

#1: Sam Smith ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ – A week on from picking up his first #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, Sam Smith holds the top spot for a second week with ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’.

#2: Dua Lipa ‘New Rules’ – Dua Lipa’s highest charting single to date picks up a new peak with a further jump of two spots.

#7: Logic Feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid1-800-273-8255’ – After cracking the top ten for the first time last week, ‘1-800-273-8255’ continues to move up the chart. In its seventh week in the top 50, it’s up a further three spots.

#8: Post Malone Feat. 21 Savage ‘Rockstar’ (debut) – American rapper Post Malone scores his first entry in the top ten on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Rockstar’. The track is the first to be released from his forthcoming Beerbongs And Bentleys album and features Atlanta rapper 21 Savage. Post Malone’s previous chart peak was with ‘Congratulations’ (#30 Aug. ’17).

#10: Lauv ‘I Like Me Better’ – Lauv hits the top ten for the first time with his debut ARIA Singles Chart entry ‘I Like Me Better’. The jump of three spots comes in the track’s eighth week in the top 50.

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Check out video highlights of the top 10 singles HERE


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Albums:

Top 5:

1. Foo Fighters ‘Concrete And Gold’ (debut)

2. Angus & Julia Stone ‘Snow’ (debut)

3. Ed Sheeran ‘÷’

4. Gang Of Youths ‘Go Farther In Lightness’

5. Anthony Callea ‘ARIA Number 1 Hits In Symphony’

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Albums Chartifacts:

#1: Foo Fighters ‘Concrete And Gold’ (debut) – Returning with their ninth studio album, American rockers Foo Fighters score their seventh #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Concrete And Gold comes three years on from Sonic Highways (#1 Nov. ’14) and includes contributions from Paul McCartney, The Kills’ Alison Mosshart, Justin Timberlake, Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman and more. Foo Fighters have also topped the ARIA Albums Chart with One By One (#1 Oct. ’02), In Your Honor (#1 Jun. ’05), Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (#1 Oct. ’07) and Greatest Hits (#1 Nov. ’09).

#2: Angus & Julia Stone ‘Snow’ (debut) – Sydney siblings Angus & Julia Stone return with Snow. The duo’s fourth album follows 2014’s self-titled release (#1 Aug. ’14) and was recorded in Angus Stone’s cottage studio in Byron Bay. Angus & Julia Stone have also charted in the top ten with A Book Like This (#1 Sept. ’07) and Down The Way (#1 Mar ’10).

#4: Gang Of Youths ‘Go Farther In Lightness’ – After dropping to #10 last week (its lowest position on the chart to date), Gang Of Youths’ former #1 album jumps back up six spots in its fifth week in the top 50.

#8: BTS ‘Love Yourself: 承 ‘Her’’ (debut) – South Korean boy band BTS make their ARIA Albums Chart debut with EP Love Yourself: ‘Her’. The seven member group’s fifth EP includes a collaboration with The Chainsmokers’ Andrew Taggart. BTS have had seven #1s on the Albums Chart in their homeland.

#11: Prophets Of Rage ‘Prophets Of Rage’ (debut) – The self-titled debut album from rap rock supergroup Prophets Of Rage. The band consists of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk, Public Enemy members Chuck D and DJ Lord, and B-Real of Cypress Hill. Prior to the album’s release, the band released their debut EP The Party’s Over in August 2016.

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Streaming Singles:

Top 5:

1. Logic feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid1-800-273-8255

2. Dua Lipa ‘New Rules’

3. Post Malone Feat. 21 Savage ‘Rockstar’ (debut)

4. Sam Smith ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’

5. Taylor Swift ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

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For all the ARIA Charts go HERE at 5pm Saturday

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Each Saturday at 5pm The HIT Network
will countdown the biggest 10 songs 
on the ARIA Charts.


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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.

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