News 24 February 2018

Eight weeks at #1 for Greatest Showman

Debuts for Ball Park Music and Marlon Williams!

Eight weeks at #1 for Greatest Showman

Debuts for Ball Park Music and Marlon Williams!

For the eighth consecutive week, the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman holds the #1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart.

In the middle of the top ten, Post Malone’s Stoney is back up two spots to #6 and Eminem’s Revival has jumped three to #7.

Kicking off his national tour next week, Ed Sheeran claims a second entry in this week’s top ten with X moving up one spot to #10. It’s the 105th week the album has been in the top ten; eight of those weeks were spent at #1.

With his second studio album, Nation Of Two, released and looking set to debut highly on next week’s chart, Vance Joy’s debut album Dream Your Life Away has moved up 18 spots to #26 this week. It’s the former #1’s 90th week in the top 50.

In its 52nd week in the top 50, The Wiggles’ The Best Of is up twelve spots to #36.

Riding high at #1 on the Singles Chart with ‘God’s Plan’, Drake returns to the Albums Chart at #38 with More Life.


#5: Ball Park Music ‘Good Mood’ – Ball Park Music picks up their fourth top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart Good Mood. The group’s fifth studio album is the follow-up to Every Night The Same Dream (#3 Aug. ’16) and was recorded and self-produced by the band in their garage studio in their hometown of Brisbane. The quintet has also previously hit the top ten with Museum (#9 Oct. ’12) and Puddinghead (#2 Apr. ’14).

#8: Marlon Williams ‘Make Way For Love’ – New Zealand singer-songwriter Marlon Williams snares a new peak with Make Way For Love. Williams’ second album comes three years on from his self-titled debut (#31 May ’15). Recorded in California, the album includes a duet with fellow Kiwi artist – and Williams’ ex-girlfriend – Aldous Harding on the track ‘Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore’.