Australian albums’ Adele ’30’ spends second week at No.1
Adele’s fourth set “30” holds for a second week at the top of the Australian charts, as she also retained No. 1 on both charts this week.
“30” for Adele also takes first place for a second stint in England, Ireland and New Zealand, and he made his summit debut in the US and Canada last week, becoming the 33rd time the six charts stand. the same No. 1 title in the world. While here, “30” also helps boost Adele’s overall weeks to No.1, as she is now tied with Ed Sheeran’s 42 overall weeks atop the Australian charts, placing them both at the top of the Australian charts. sixth place on the list of “accumulated weeks at #. 1: Albums (1965 to 2021), now both one week away from fifth place Pink at 43 weeks.
Adele’s “30” is also the first album since September to score two straight weeks at No.1, with Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy” being the last on September 13 and 20. Once again for this week Adele reigns at the top of both charts, with her third # 1 single “Easy on Me” also the # 1 bestselling song, giving her a second week at the top of the singles and singles charts. albums, which means that of her three No.1 songs and albums in Australia, all have now recorded several weeks atop both charts, the first female solo artist to achieve this feat, as the other solo singers had done at mainly unique occasions.
Not only are Adele and Ed Sheeran now tied for how many weeks they’ve racked up locally, they’re also back-to-back on the album list this week, as Ed’s “= (Match)” goes back up. two places for # 2, followed by a non-mover at # 3 for “Red (Taylor’s Version)” by Taylor Swift and ABBA’s “Voyage” ensemble is back one place to land at # 4 this week.
The only new album to hit the charts this week (and in the Top 100) is local rapper ChillinIT and his fourth studio album titled “Family Ties”, which ranks # 5 in week one, becoming his third Top 10 and fourth Top. 20 entrance. Previously he was in the charts with “Women, Weed & Wordplay” (LP # 1, entered November 5, 2018, peaked # 18 on November 4, 2019), then two sets in 2020 with “The Octagon” (LP # 2, HP-2, February 2020) and “Full Circle” (LP # 3, HP-3, October 2020).
The second and final local Top 10 act this week is last week’s No.2 entry for Paul Kelly and his ‘Christmas Train’ ensemble, which this week drops two places to No.6, while the runner-up and latest seasonal ensemble to hit the Top 10 this week is Michael Buble’s tenth anniversary edition of his 2011 album “Christmas”, which this week drops thirty-two places to land at No. 8, with the ensemble recording now its 61st week in the Top 10 locally.
Between these two seasonal series is a place for Olivia Rodrigo’s “SOUR” at No.7, while Doja Cat’s “Planet Her” remains stable at No.9, and like the singles chart this week, Adele is in. Head and tail of the top 10 chart as well, as his third set “25” is down three places to land at No.10.
TOP 20: A week before its second anniversary in the charts, Harry Styles’ second set “Fine Line” climbs five places to No.11, while Nirvana’s “Nevermind” set bounces eight places to land this week at No.12, higher than its comeback position of No.13 three weeks ago, the only other album on the rise being The Weeknd’s “The Highlights” collection, which goes back from two to No.15.
TOP 30: Taylor Swift’s version of “Fearless” is back from seven at No. 23, one of three Top 30 entries for her this week, while the 2013 Arctic Monkeys album “AM” goes back twenty. -three places to perch at No. 26. But the biggest leaping album of the week is a fifty-year-old set that is helped by a New Zealand director to save the charts. “Let it Be” for the Beatles climbs seventy-six places to 24th place thanks to Peter Jackson’s three-part documentary on the recording of this album titled “The Beatles: Get Back”, while the act of years 60 is also on the cards this week with “Abbey Road” (returns to # 88) and their 2000 collection “1”, which falls to # 100.
TOP 40: Two of Taylor’s albums hit the Top 40 this week, with “evermore” moving up six spots to 36th, followed by an immobile “Lover” to 37th.
TOP 50: Thanks again to the screening of Queen’s biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” on television last week, the act takes a leap forward this week with their set “Greatest Hits” (97 to No.41), the soundtrack of the film (55 to No.47) and re-enter at No.95 with “The Platinum Collection”. James Blunt saw his first best of set titled “The Stars Beneath My Feet (2004 – 2021)” debut at No. 69 last week, with the collection increasing this week by twenty-four spots to land at a new high of No. 45, and not far from this rise to twenty-six places is the 2007 Amy Winehouse album “Back to Black” (75 at n ° 49).
TOP 20: After her first glimpse of the Top 10 since the end of March 2017, Adele’s second album “21” (HP-1 × 32, WI10-77a) is down eight places this week to No. 18. The Silk Sonic “An Evening with” set drops six places to # 17 and Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy” drops five places to # 20.
TOP 30: Kid Laroi drops into the Top 30 for the first time since November 2020 with his “Fuck Love” collections, down three to No.22, while the second and final drop from the Top 10 this week is the set Bruce Springsteen “The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts” (HP-6, WI10-1) which drops nineteen places to land in 25th place. “Montero” for Lil ‘Nas X goes down from six to No.28, followed by two declining Taylor sets in “folklore” (26 to No.29) and “1989” (25 to No.30).
TOP 40: Ed Sheeran drops six places to 31st place with “÷ (Divide)”, followed by a nine-place slip to 32nd place for the Little Mix “Entre nous” collection, while the recent No.1 for Rufus du Sol and “Surrender” lost eleven places to n ° 38, followed by a slip of six places to n ° 39 for “Singles Collection” of Maroon 5.
TOP 50: “Rumors” for Fleetwood Mac goes from four places to 43rd place, Kanye West’s “Donda” drops from eight places to 48th place, followed by a fourth place to 50th place for the INXS “Very Best” of ”. Big drops occur for “Happy Together” by André Rieu (28 to No.53), “19” for Adele (29 to No.56), “Les larmes d’Hercule” by Rod Stewart (43 to No. 83, now his lowest ranking album in Australia) and Top 100 dropouts for last week’s entries for Frenzal Rhomb (# 34) and Twenty-One Drivers (# 44).
CHRISTMAS TITLES: With two Christmas titles in the Top 10 this week for Paul Kelly (# 6) and Michael Buble (# 8), the other two seasonal sets in the Top 50 this week are the 1994 set of Mariah Carey “Merry Christmas, ”which steals forty-three spots to land at No.35, while Delta Goodrem’s expanded return from last week in“ Only Santa Know ”drops twenty-nine spots to No.42, but its Christmas TV special is screened this coming week, so expect the album to tour next week. The only Christmas album under 50 is the Human Nature set “The Christmas Album”, which is back at # 90.
OTHER NEW ENTRY:
* # 5 (LP4) – Family Ties by ChillinIT (420 family)
* # 16 (Live # 4) – Cold Chisel’s Ringside (Cold Chisel Music) returns to the charts at # 16 with a three vinyl reissue, the band’s fourth live of 2003 originally spending two weeks at no. ° 27 at the end of November 2003, so this week’s return to number 16 gives the album a new high.
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Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles ▲ 7
Say you won’t let go by James Arthur ▲ 15
Cover Me in Sunshine by Pink + Willow Sage Hart ▲ 3
Rapstar by Polo G ▲ 2
Josh by Peach PRC ●
Ill Mode by Travis Scott & Drake ▲ 9
Michael Jackson Thriller ▲ 6
30 by Adèle ●
* ARIA card information is based on sales for the week of November 26 through December 4, 2021.
Written, Compiled and Researched by Gavin Ryan.
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Gavin Ryan reports with thanks to Australian-Charts.com