Debuts for Dreamville, Machine Gun Kelly and more!
After a week at #2, Billie Eilish’s debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? returns to #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for a seventh week.
With Rocketman still holding strong in the Top Ten of the Australian box office, Elton John’s career-spanning Diamonds compilation moves back up three spots to return to its previous peak.
As well as debuting at #5 on the Singles Chart with ‘Goodbyes’, American rapper Post Malone has had a boost on the Albums Chart. His most recent album Beerbongs & Bentleys has jumped eight spots to #12. Previous album Stoney is up four to #39.
With the Michael Hutchence documentary Mystify in cinemas, INXS’ The Very Best climbs 20 spots to #19 in its 252nd week in the Top 50. The soundtrack to Mystify has debuted at #28 this week (see below).
#2: Dreamville, J. Cole ‘Revenge Of The Dreamers III’ – American hip hop label Dreamville releases the multi-artist album Revenge Of The Dreamers III. The label is owned by J. Cole, who hit #1 on the Albums Chart last year with KOD (#1 Apr. ’18).The majority of the third album in the Revenge Of The Dreamers series was recorded between 6 and 16 January 2019 at Atlanta’s Tree Sound Studios; the only exception being J. Cole’s ‘Middle Child’ (#15 Feb. ’19). As well as Cole and other Dreamville artists – Bas, Cozz, Omen, Lute, Ari Lennox, EarthGang, and J.I.D. – guests on the album include Vince Staples, Ty Dolla Sign, T.I. and more.
#26: Machine Gun Kelly ‘Hotel Diablo’ – American rapper Machine Gun Kelly scores a new Albums Chart peak with Hotel Diablo. The follow-up to Bloom (#37 May ’17) is his third Top 50 entry and features collaborations with Yungblud, Travis Barker and Trippie Redd, among others.
#28: Michael Hutchence ‘Mystify – A Musical Journey With Michael Hutchence’ – The late Michael Hutchence returns to the chart with Mystify – A Musical Journey With Michael Hutchence. Serving as the soundtrack to the documentary Mystify about the INXS front man, the album features some of the band’s tracks, as well as previously unreleased solo material. Hutchence previously charted under his own name with his posthumous self-titled solo album (#3 Oct. ’99).
#34: Jaden ‘ERYS’ – Jaden Smith make his Top 50 debut with ERYS. The second album from the American rapper/actor includes guest spots by his sister Willow, Kid Cudi, ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator. Smith’s debut, SYRE, was released in 2017.