Debuts for Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Elvis Presley and more!
After scoring her debut #1 last week, Jessica Mauboy holds the top spot for a second week with The Secret Daughter (Songs From The Original TV Series).
Following the release of the deluxe edition of Sia’s This Is Acting, the album has re-entered the top 50 at #12.
In its second week in the top 50, Andre Rieu’s Falling In Love has moved up seven spots to #20.
Guns N' Roses’ Greatest Hits is back up 12 spots to #38.
#2: Lady Gaga ‘Joanne’ – With her first solo album in three years, Lady Gaga picks up her second consecutive #2 debut on the ARIA Albums Chart. Released as the follow-up to Artpop (#2 Nov. ’13), Joanne features the tracks ‘Perfect Illusion’ (#14 Sept. ’16) and ‘Million Reasons’ (#37 Oct. ’16). In between solo albums, Lady Gaga teamed up with Tony Bennett for the album Cheek To Cheek (#7 Sept. ’14).
#3: Michael Buble ‘Nobody But Me’ – The ninth studio album from Michael Buble gives the Canadian crooner his seventh top three on the ARIA Albums Chart. The follow-up to To Be Loved (#1 Apr. ’13) features Meghan Trainor and Black Thought of The Roots.
#4: Elvis Presley ‘The Wonder Of You: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ – Following on from If I Can Dream (#1 Nov. ’15), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has reworked more Elvis Presley tracks for The Wonder Of You. The album includes new arrangements to classic Elvis songs such as ‘Always On My Mind’, ‘Suspicious Minds’, ‘Kentucky Rain’ and ‘Let It Be Me’.
#5: Korn ‘The Serenity Of Suffering’ – American nu-metal veterans Korn pick up their eighth top ten on the Albums Chart with The Serenity Of Suffering. The band’s twelfth studio album and follow-up to The Paradigm Shift (#7 Oct. ’13) is their first top five since Untouchables (#2 Jun. ’02).
#6: Leonard Cohen ‘You Want It Darker’ – The legendary Leonard Cohen returns with his fourteenth studio album, You Want It Darker. It becomes the Canadian singer-songwriter’s third consecutive studio album to chart in the top ten, following on from Old Ideas (#2 Feb. ’12) and Popular Problems (#6 Oct. ’14).
#8: I Prevail ‘Lifelines’ – Lifelines is the debut album from Michigan post-hardcore band I Prevail. Formed in 2013, the band previously released the EP Heart Vs. Mind in 2014.
#13: The Koi Boys ‘Meant To Be’ – The Albums Chart debut for Gold Coast-based vocal trio The Koi Boys. The former Voice contestants’ debut album features covers of tracks by The Weeknd, Passenger, Bee Gees, Drake and more.
#16: Pentatonix ‘A Pentatonix Christmas’ – Texan a cappella quintet Pentatonix grab their fourth entry in the ARIA top 50 with A Pentatonix Christmas. The follow-up to Pentatonix (#5 Oct. ’15) is the group’s second Christmas album after That's Christmas To Me (#21 Dec. ’14)
#23: Katy Steele ‘Human’ – Little Birdy frontwoman Katy Steele heads out on her own with debut solo album Human. Steele last appeared on the Albums Chart with the Little Birdy album Confetti (#6 May ’09).
#27: Jimmy Eat World ‘Integrity Blues’ – American indie veterans Jimmy Eat World return with album nine Integrity Blues. It’s the band’s fifth consecutive top 50 appearance. Their highest peak to date has been with Invented (#21 Oct. ’10).
#29: Graves ‘Monster’ – Wollongong metalcore band Graves make their ARIA Charts debut with Monster. The quintet formed in 2011. They’ll be touring in support of the album in December.
#33: The Pretty Reckless ‘Who You Selling For’ – The third album from American rock band The Pretty Reckless and their second to hit the top 50. They first charted with second album Going To Hell (#20 Mar. ’14).
#39: Ange Boxall ‘Into The Wind’ – Tasmanian country artist Ange Boxall makes her ARIA top 50 debut with Into The Wind. It’s the singer-songwriter’s third studio album.
#48: NxWorries ‘Yes Lawd!’ – The debut album from LA-based NxWorries. The hip hop duo consists of Knxwledge and Anderson .Paak. Their first EP, Link Up & Suede, was released in late 2015.