Debuts for Kerser, Juice WRLD, Dido and more!
Ariana Grande’s fifth album takes out a fourth week at #1 on the ARIA Charts. Thank U, Next has now spent more weeks at #1 than her three previous #1s combined.
Currently touring Australia, American country artist Luke Combs moves up fives spots to #19 with his debut album, This One’s For You.
Following the announcement of his final Australian tour as well as the imminent publication of his memoir, Elton John jumps back into the chart with two compilations: Diamonds (#37) and Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits (#38).
Currently touring nationally, ARIA Hall Of Fame member Kylie Minogue returns to the chart at #43 with former #1, Golden.
#2: Kerser ‘Lifestyle’ – Sydney rapper Kerser takes out a new peak on the ARIA Albums Chart with Lifestyle. The follow-up to Engraved In The Game (#5 Nov. ’17) is his eighth studio album, and sixth to hit the Top Ten. Lifestyle takes over from Tradition (#4 Nov. ’16) as Kerser’s highest chart peak.
#8: Juice WRLD ‘Death Race For Love’ – Releasing Death Race For Love, his second album, American rapper Juice WRLD makes his Albums Chart debut. Coming less than a year on from debut album Goodbye & Good Riddance, Juice WRLD’s new release features the single ‘Robbery’ (#41 Mar. ’19)
#11: Foals ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1’ – British band Foals take out a third Top 50 entry with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1. The album is the first of two albums the group are set to release in 2019; Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 is slated for release in September. Foals last charted with What Went Down (#3 Sept. ’15).
#14: Dido ‘Still On My Mind’ – Dido releases her fifth studio album, Still On My Mind. It’s the English singer-songwriter’s first studio album since Girl Who Got Away (#12 Mar. ’13). She previously hit #1 on the Albums Chart with No Angel (#1 Mar. ’01) and Life For Rent (#1 Oct. ’03).
#15: Stella Donnelly ‘Beware Of The Dogs’ – Perth singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly makes her first appearance on the ARIA Albums Chart with Beware Of The Dogs. Donnelly’s debut album comes two years on from her debut EP, Thrush Metal.
#29: Maren Morris ‘Girl’ – With the album Girl, country singer-songwriter Maren Morris makes her debut in the ARIA Top 50. Morris’ second major label album comes three years on from previous album, Hero and includes guest appearances by Brandi Carlile and the Brothers Osbourne.