Debuts for Aladdin, Rocketman and more!
After four weeks at #2, Billie Eilish’s debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? returns to #1 on the Albums Chart for a fourth week.
P!nk’s Hurts 2B Human moves back to #2 in its fifth week on the chart.
On the back of the release of Rocketman, the Elton John hits collection Diamonds jumps up 14 spots to claim a new peak at #8. The 2017 release previously peaked at #13. Elton John’s classic 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road has returned to the chart this week at #40.
The Ten Tenors’ Love Is In The Air moves up two to a new peak at #23.
#4: Soundtrack ‘Aladdin’ – The soundtrack to the live action version of Aladdin hits the ARIA Albums Chart a week after the film’s release. A remake of the 1992 animated film, the new version features Will Smith as the Genie (played in the original by Robin Williams). The original Aladdin soundtrack peaked at #15 in June 1993.
#6: Cast Of Rocketman ‘Rocketman (Music From The Motion Picture)’ – The music of Elton John gets revisited on the soundtrack to biopic Rocketman. The album includes 22 tracks performed by the cast, led by Taron Egerton, who pays the iconic British singer-songwriter. Egerton and John duet on the newly penned track ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’.
#22: Amyl And The Sniffers ‘Amyl And The Sniffers’ – Melbourne band Amyl And The Sniffers make their ARIA Charts debut with their self-titled debut album. Prior to the LP, the quartet had released two EPs and a handful of singles, starting in 2016.
#25: YG ‘4REAL 4REAL’ – YG takes out a third Top 50 entry with 4REAL 4REAL. The American rapper’s fourth album sees release less than a year after predecessor, Stay Dangerous (#15 Aug. ’18) and features guest appearances by Meek Mill, Tyga, Ty Dolla Sign, GEazy and more.
#44: Middle Kids ‘New Songs For Old Problems’ – Sydney’s Middle Kids score their third chart entry with New Songs For Old Problems. The EP comes a year on from the trio’s debut album, Lost Friends (#10 May ’18). Their first chart appearance was with their self-titled EP (#26 Feb. ’17).