News 23 December 2017

Revival gives Eminem eighth #1 album

Moves for Linkin Park, G-Eazy and more!

Revival gives Eminem eighth #1 album

Moves for Linkin Park, G-Eazy and more!

With his ninth studio album, Revival, American rapper Eminem has scored his eighth #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart (see below).

In its eighth week in the top 50, Christmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra moves up four spots to claim a new peak at #7. Its previous peak was #10.

Week three in the chart for the 2017 festive season for Human Nature’s The Christmas Album and it’s jumped up ten spots from #25 to #15.

With their national tour set to kick off next month, Foo Fighters’ former #1 Concrete And Gold is back up ten spots in its 13th week in the top 50 to #26.

There’s also big moves on this week’s chart by Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic (up 16 to #27), Macklemore’s Gemini (up seven to #30), Cold Chisel’s The Best Of Cold Chisel - All For You (up 14 to #32), Eminem’s Curtain Call: The Hits (up eleven to #36) and Paul Kelly’s Songs From The South Volume 1 & 2 (re-entry at #37).


#1: Eminem ‘Revival’ – Eminem takes out his eighth #1 album on the ARIA Charts with Revival. The American hip-hop star’s ninth studio release comes four years on from The Marshall Mathers LP2 (#1 Nov. ‘13) and includes the tracks ‘Walk On Water’ (#10 Nov. ’17) and ‘River’ (#2 Dec. ’17). Eminem has also topped the ARIA Albums Chart with The Marshall Mathers LP (#1 Mar. ’01), The Eminem Show (#1 Jun. ’02), Encore (#1 Nov. ’04), Curtain Call: The Hits (#1 Dec. ’05), Relapse (#1 May ’09) and Recovery (#1 Jun. ’10).

#20: Linkin Park ‘One More Light Live’ – Linkin Park release their first album since the death of frontman Chester Bennington, One More Light Live. The album captures the group on their final tour with Bennington, in support of seventh studio album One More Light (#3 May ’17). Linkin Park has previously charted with the live albums Live In Texas (#18 Dec. ’03) and Road To Revolution: Live At Milton Keynes (#24 Dec. ’08).

#38: G-Eazy ‘The Beautiful & Damned’ – American rapper G-Eazy picks up his second top 50 entry with fourth album The Beautiful & Damned. The follow-up to When It's Dark Out (#36 Dec. ’15) includes the single ‘Him & I’ (#16 Dec. ’17) with Halsey, as well as guest turns by Charlie Puth, ASAP Rocky, Cardi B and more.

#48: Soundtrack ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ – The soundtrack to the third film in the Pitch Perfect series. It follows on from Pitch Perfect (#9 Jan. ’13) and Pitch Perfect 2 (#3 May ’15) and includes covers of tracks by Sia, Britney Spears, George Michael, Elle King and more.