News 4 November 2020

Ariana Grande, Midnight Oil, Sam Smith and Kate Miller-Heidke aiming for big ARIA Charts debuts

Mr. Bungle, Bring Me The Horizon and ONEFOUR also in contention.

Ariana Grande, Midnight Oil, Sam Smith and Kate Miller-Heidke aiming for big ARIA Charts debuts

It was a week of new #1s on the ARIA Charts last with Bruce Springsteen taking out his fifth #1 album with Letter To You and Ariana Grande scoring her fourth chart-topping single with ‘Positions’.

Who could we see hitting the heights on this week’s ARIA Charts?


Releasing her sixth studio album, Positions, Ariana Grande will be aiming to score her fifth ARIA Albums Chart #1.

Returning with The Makarrata Project, their new music in 18 years, ARIA Hall Of Fame members Midnight Oil will also be aiming for a fifth #1 album and 14th Top Ten album.

Britsh singer-songwriter Sam Smith releases Love Goes, their third album and the first in three years.

American experimental rock band Mr. Bungle regroup and release their first album since 1999, The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demo.

After hitting #1 with their last four albums, British metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon release their second EP in under a year, Post Human: Survival Horror.

More than six years after her last studio album, multiple-ARIA nominee Kate Miller-Heidke releases her fifth album, Child In Reverse.

Triple J Like A Version 16 could become the latest installment in the popular series to hit the ARIA Albums Chart.

American rapper Trippie Redd could take out his fifth career Top 50 entry as he releases third studio album, Pegasus.

Marking the 40th anniversary of their debut album, Icehouse release the live record Icehouse Plays Flowers Live.

Troye Sivan’s EP In A Dream could return to the Top 50 this week on the back of its release on vinyl.


As well as a likely high debut on the albums Chart for Positions, Ariana Grande could make an impact on the Singles Chart with ‘34+35, ‘Motive’, ‘Off The Table’, ‘Shut Up’, ‘Just Like Magic’, ‘Safety Net’, ‘POV’, ‘Nasty’ and ‘My Hair’.

Teaming up with fellow Sydneysider The Kid Laroi on ‘My City’, ONEFOUR could take out their fourth Top 50 entry for 2020.

Watch out for moves on this week’s Singles Chart by Sam Smith's ‘Diamonds’ and Harry Styles’ ‘Golden’, amongst others.

Find out where your favourite artists placed when this week’s ARIA Charts are revealed at 5pm on Saturday.