News 20 October 2023

Troye gets it started at #1

Something To Give Each Other marks first for global superstar

Troye gets it started at #1

Six-time 2023 ARIA Award nominee Troye Sivan celebrates his first ARIA Albums Chart #1 this week, debuting at the top spot with Something To Give Each Other

The album’s first two singles also climb the ARIA Singles Chart, with the gold-accredited Rush at #26 and Got Me Started at #27, while One Of Your Girls debuts at #28. Troye’s previous albums, 2015’s Blue Neighbourhood and 2018’s Bloom, reached peaks of #6 and #3 respectively. 

Troye has won two ARIA Awards and is nominated for six Awards this year: Best Pop Release, Best Produced Release, Best Engineered Release (Styalz Fuego), Best Produced Release (Styalz Fuego), Best Electronic/Dance Release and the publicly-voted Song Of The Year.

Public voting for Song of the Year is open now, cast your vote here.

ARIA CEO, Annabelle Herd, said: “Troye Sivan is truly a once-in-a-generation artist, representing Australia on a truly global scale, with 22 billion streams worldwide and a career that’s pushed boundaries across music, screen and fashion. On behalf of ARIA, I am absolutely thrilled to congratulate him on his first #1 album at home, and can’t wait to celebrate at the ARIA Awards in a few weeks.”

Also making its way into the top 5, the 25th anniversary of The Living End’s eponymous debut full-length album steps onto the chart at #4, maintains the band’s perfect track record, with every studio album reaching the top 10. The Living End spent two weeks at #1 in 1998, followed by Roll On (#8 in 2000), Modern Artillery (#3 in 2003), State Of Emergency (#1 in 2006), White Noise (#2 in 2008), The End Is Just The Beginning Repeating (#3 in 2011), Shift (#4 in 2016) and Wunderbar (#3 in 2018). Their 1997 EP Second Solution/Prisoner Of Society hit #4 in 1997, while their greatest hits album From Here On In: The Singles 1997-2004 peaked at #10 in 2004. The Living End have won six ARIA Awards. 

South Korean boy band Tomorrow x Together’s The Name Chapter: Freefall is new at #31. It’s their first top 100 album here. 

Offset’s second solo studio album, Set It Off, is new at #58. His first, Father Of 4, stopped at #18 here in 2019. And Then You Pray For Me by US rapper Westside Gunn also debuts at #81. 

A+ by ABBA’s Agnetha Faltskog is new at #94. It is a reissue of her 2013 album A, which peaked at #3 here. As a member of ABBA, Agnetha has sold more than 150 million records (yes, records) worldwide and has had five #1 albums here: ABBA in 1975, The Best of ABBA in 1975, Arrival in 1976, ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits in 1992 and Voyage in 2021.

Doja Cat’s Paint The Town Red sticks to the #1 spot for the ninth consecutive week, breaking out of its tie with Morgan Wallen’s Last Night (which spent eight weeks at #1) to become the second longest-running #1 hit of 2023. Three more weeks on top and it ties with Miley Cyrus’ Flowers for the longest stay at #1 this year. 

American country star Zach Bryan scores two top 10 hits: I Remember Everything with Kacey Musgraves rises from #7 to #6, while his solo hit Something In The Orange steps up from #11 to #8, reaching the top 10 for the first time after 66 weeks on the chart. 

Water by Tyla breaks into the top 10, up from #20 to #9, it’s the South African singer’s first hit here.