Debuts for Jay-Z, Haim, The Jungle Giants and more!
At the top of this week’s ARIA Albums Chart, Ed Sheeran’s ÷ notches up its 16th week at #1
After returning to the top ten last week at #9, Wonder jumps up a further three spots to #6 on this week’s chart following the religious organisation’s annual conference.
In its third week in the top 50, DJ Khaled’s Grateful has moved back up 15 spots to sit at #22.
With his tour set to hit our shores next week, Rag'N'Bone Man is back up eleven spots to #27 with Human.
#3: Jay-Z ‘4:44’ – Hip hop mogul Jay-Z scores his fourth top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart as a solo artist with his fourteenth studio album, 4:44. The rapper’s first album in four years is the follow-up to Magna Carta Holy Grail (#2 Jul. ’13) and features guest appearances by his wife, Beyoncé, as well as Frank Ocean and Damian Marley.
#4: Haim ‘Something To Tell You’ – Californian sisters Haim return with Something To Tell You. It’s the trio’s second studio album, coming four years on from Days Are Gone (#2 Oct. ’13). In the studio, Haim worked with a number of artists including former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij and Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes.
#11: The Jungle Giants ‘Quiet Ferocity’ – With their third studio album, Brisbane four-piece The Jungle Giants achieve a new peak on the ARIA Albums Chart with Quiet Ferocity. The band’s third album is the follow-up to Speakerzoid (#25 Aug. ’15). They previously peaked at #12 with debut album Learn To Exist (#12 Sept. ’13).
#42: 21 Savage ‘Issa Album’ – 21 Savage picks up his debut appearance on the ARIA Albums Chart with Issa Album. Prior to the release of the Atlanta rapper’s debut album, he released two EPs and two mixtapes.
#47: Soundtrack ‘Baby Driver’ – The soundtrack to the Edgar Wright-directed film Baby Driver features 30 tracks from the film. It was compiled and produced by Danger Mouse and includes artists such as The John Spencer Blues Explosion, Sam & Dave, Beck, Blur, Carla Thomas and more.