News 28 October 2020

Bruce Springsteen, Ball Park Music and Ariana Grande set for big debuts on this week's ARIA Charts

The Boss could pick up his second #1 album in as many years.

Bruce Springsteen, Ball Park Music and Ariana Grande set for big debuts on this week's ARIA Charts

On last week’s ARIA Charts, Guy Sebastian scored his third chart-topping album as he debuted at #1 with T. R. U. T. H. Over on the Singles Chart, it was week four at #1 for 24kGoldn’s ‘Mood’.

Who’ll be vying for the top spots on the ARIA Charts this week?


Releasing his twentieth studio album, Letter To You, Bruce Springsteen could score his fifth ARIA #1 album. It could be his second chart-topper in two years after hitting #1 in 2019 with Western Stars (#1 Jun. ’19).

Returning with their self-titled sixth album, Brisbane’s Ball Park Music will be hoping for their fifth ARIA Charts Top Ten debut. They previously got as high as #2 with Puddinghead (#2 Apr. ’14).

A month on from State Of The Art (Instrumental Edition) (#31 Oct. ’20), Hilltop Hoods release the second of their four vinyl-only instrumental reissues, Drinking From The Sun (Instrumental Edition).

British band Nothing But Thieves return with third album, Moral Panic and could hit a new ARIA Albums Chart peak.

Getting its first wide release, Pearl Jam’s 1992 MTV Unplugged set could make its Top 50 debut.

After making his Albums Chart debut earlier in the year with ADHD (#9 Apr. ’20), American rapper Joyner Lucas looks set to take out a second chart entry for the year with the EP Evolution.

American metal band Sevendust return with thirteenth album, Blood & Stone and could take out their fourth Top 50 entry.

British virtual band Gorillaz release their seventh studio album, Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez, which features an all-star line-up including Elton John, Beck, St Vincent and The Cure’s Robert Smith, among others.

This week’s chart could include moves by Luke CombsWhat You See Ain't Always What You Get and Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack.


A week ahead of the release of her sixth album, Positions, Ariana Grande could take out her second Singles Chart entry for 2020 with the title track.

American country artist Luke Combs could be set for his second Singles Chart appearance thanks to ‘Forever After All’.

ARIA-nominated Sydney rapper The Kid Laroi could take out his third Top 50 entry for 2020 with ‘So Done’.

British artist James Arthur could hit the Singles Chart for the first time since 2016 with ‘Train Wreck’.

Dua Lipa could make a move up the chart with ‘Levitating’.

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