News 19 August 2022

Harry returns to the #1 house

Nicki Minaj nabs highest-debuting single, Arctic Monkeys are back

Harry returns to the #1 house

British pop superstar Harry Styles has roared back to the top of the charts this week, with As It Was returning to the #1 spot on the ARIA Singles Chart and Harry’s House reclaiming #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.  

The lead single from Harry’s House has now been #1 for 7 non-consecutive weeks, while the album has been on top for 6 of its 13 charting weeks.  

American hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj scores the highest debuting single of the week, with Super Freaky Girl arriving at #4. The single, from her upcoming fifth studio album, samples the late Rick James’ 1981 hit Super Freak and is her first top 10 single since Bed of Lies in 2014. 

On the Albums Chart, The Weeknd’s The Highlights returns to its #2 peak in its 80th week on the chart, while Aussie Indie-Rock outfit Spacey Jane re-enters the Top Ten at #7. Troy Cassar-Daley also debuts at #8 with 50 Songs 50 Towns as well as taking out #2 on the Australian Albums Chart and #1 on the ARIA Country Albums Chart.