News 4 May 2016

Who'll challenge Beyoncé and P!nk for #1 this week?

Drake, Rob Zombie, Calvin Harris and more could make their debut.

Who'll challenge Beyoncé and P!nk for #1 this week?

Drake, Rob Zombie, Calvin Harris and more could make their debut.

Last week’s ARIA Charts saw new #1s at the top of both the Albums and Singles Charts, with Beyoncé picking up her second #1 album with Lemonade and P!nk has notching up her eighth #1 single with ‘Just Like Fire’.

Can they hold on to their respective #1s or will a new week see new #1s?

Here are some of the titles that could make an impact on this week’s chart.


Canadian rapper Drake is aiming for his first Australian #1 with fourth album Views; Rob Zombie could grab a new Albums Chart peak thanks to sixth solo album The Electric Warlock Acid With Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser; American hard rockers Sixx A.M. are looking to snare their first top ten with Prayers For The Damned; country singer-songwriter Graeme Connors could make his first top 50 appearance since 2000 with 60 Summers; Tasmanian punk band Luca Brasi could make their chart debut with If This Is All We're Going To Be; Melbourne’s King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard could pick up their first top 50 appearance thanks to eighth album Nonagon Infinity; Melbourne multi-instrumentalist Olympia will be hoping for a strong first week with debut album Self Talk; singer-songwriter Richard Marx could pick up his first ARIA top 50 appearance since 1994 with The Ultimate Collection; after debuting at #68,Italian baritone Patrizio Buanne could jump into the top 50 this week with Bravo Patrizio; after coming close several weeks ago, Bette Midler’s ballads collection A Gift Of Love could make its top 50 debut.

Albums that could make their way back up the chart this week include Adele’s 25 & 21, Violent Soho’s Waco, Charlie Puth’s Nine Track Mind, André Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra’s Magic Of The Waltz and Coldplay’s A Head Full Of Dreams.


This week’s Singles Chart could see debuts from Calvin Harris & Rihanna’s ‘This Is What You Came For’, Beyoncé ‘Hold Up’ and ‘6 Inch’, Blink-182’s comeback single ‘Bored To Death’, Ghost Town DJ's 1996 track ‘My Boo’ and British singer-songwriter Anne-Marie’s ‘Do It Right’.

Tracks looking to make their move up the chart this week include Drake’s ‘One Dance’, Beyonce’s ‘Formation’, Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ and DNCE ‘Cake By The Ocean’.

The weekly ARIA Charts announcement happens every Saturday at 6pm.