News 11 August 2018

Travis Scott scores debut #1 with Astroworld

Debuts for Trophy Eyes, YG, Diesel and more!

Travis Scott scores debut #1 with Astroworld

Debuts for Trophy Eyes, YG, Diesel and more!

With his third studio album, Astroworld, American rapper Travis Scott has taken out his first #1 on the ARIA Charts (more below).

Post Malone has had a double jump up the chart with Beerbongs & Bentleys moving up two to #6 and Stoney climbing five to #20.

Eminem’s Curtain Call: The Hits has moved up 12 to #22. The album has spent 72 weeks in the Top 50.

In its 18th week in the chart Cardi B’s Invasion Of Privacy jumps back up nine spots to #24.

After recently notching up a year on the chart, Khalid’s American Teen this week moves up seven to #25.

Queen’s Greatest Hits has moved up nine to #27. Another compilation by the legendary group, The Platinum Collection, has re-entered the chart this week at #32.


#1: Travis Scott ‘Astroworld’ – American rapper Travis Scott picks up his first #1 on the ARIA Charts with Astroworld. Scott’s third studio album – the follow-up to Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight (#10 Sept. ’16) – includes collaborations with Kevin Parker of Tame Impala, Pharrell Williams, Frank Ocean, Drake, James Blake and more. Three of the album’s tracks, ‘Sicko Mode’, ‘Stargazing’ and ‘Butterfly Effect’ have debuted on this week’s Singles Chart, hitting #7, #10 and #46, respectively.

#8: Trophy Eyes ‘The American Dream’ – Newcastle’s Trophy Eyes equal their peak on the Albums Chart with The American Dream. The punk band’s third studio album joins previous release Chemical Miracle (#8 Oct. ’16) as their highest-charting release. Trophy Eyes will be touring nationally in support of the album.

#15: YG ‘Stay Dangerous’ – YG scores a second entry in the Albums Chart with Stay Dangerous. The album is the California rapper’s third studio release and comes two years on from Still Brazy (#24 Jun. ’16). Stay Dangerous features appearances by A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, Quavo, Nicki Minaj and more.

#16: Diesel ‘30: The Greatest Hits’ – Diesel celebrates three decades of music with 30: The Greatest Hits. The compilations brings together tracks from throughout the ARIA-winning singer-songwriter’s career, including the hits ‘Don’t Need Love’ (#10 Dec. ’88), ‘Soul Revival’ (#9 Mar. ’89), ‘Cry In Shame’ (#10 May ’89), ‘Come To Me’ (#8 Jan. ’92), ‘Tip Of My Tongue’ (#4 Mar. ’92) and ‘Never Miss Your Water’ (#12 Aug. ’93). Diesel last appeared on the chart with the album Americana (#15 Jul. ’16).

#21: Mac Miller ‘Swimming’ – With Swimming, his fifth studio album, rapper Mac Miller takes out a third Top 50 entry. It comes two years on from The Divine Feminine (#13 Sept. ’16) and features contributions from Pharrell Williams, J Cole, Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes, John Mayer, Thundercat and more.

#31: Graeme Connors ‘From The Backcountry’ – Veteran country singer-songwriter Graeme Connors releases his first studio album in seven years, From The Backcountry. The album is Connors’ third to chart in the Top 50 on the Albums Chart and his first studio album to do so. His highest peak to date has bene with 60 Summers (#11 May ’16).