News 18 May 2022

Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine, Mallrat set for big debuts on the ARIA Charts this week

The Smile and The Black Keys could also feature.

Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine, Mallrat set for big debuts on the ARIA Charts this week

At the top of the ARIA Charts last week, Daniel Johns hit #1 on the Albums Chart with FutureNever and Harry Styles claimed his fourth week at #1 on the Singles Chart with ‘As It Was’.

Who’ll hit this week’s ARIA Charts?


American hip hop superstar Kendrick Lamar could take out his second ARIA #1 album as he returns with Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, his first album in five years.

Florence + The Machine are chasing their third #1 with fifth album, Dance Fever.

Releasing her debut album, Butterfly Blue, Brisbane’s Mallrat could score her second ARIA Top Ten entry.

Featuring Radiohead members Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, British trio The Smile could make their chart debut with their first release, A Light For Attracting Attention.

The soundtrack to the Eurovision Song Contest Turin 2022 could chart following the staging of the event last weekend.

Returning with their eleventh studio album, Dropout Boogie, American rock duo The Black Keys could score their eighth Top 20 album.

The Rolling Stones could hit this week’s Top 50 with the Live At The El Mocambo recording from 1977.

Ahead of his new album next week, Harry Styles could move up the chart with his self-titled debut.


Kendrick Lamar could score his second Singles Chart debut in two weeks with the Blxst and Amanda Reifer-featured ‘Die Hard’.

Ahead of the release in June of his fourth album, Twelve Carat Toothache, Post Malone could hit this week’s chart with the Roddy Ricch-featured ‘Cooped Up’.

The re-united My Chemical Romance could hit the Singles Chart for the first time in over a decade as they release new single ‘The Foundations Of Decay’.

Following the release of a remix featuring ARIA Award-winner Budjerah, Ed Sheeran’s ‘2step’ could crack the Top 50.

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