News 6 July 2016

Will Drake and RHCP hold their #1s?

Contenders include Blink 182, Delta Goodrem and The Veronicas.

Will Drake and RHCP hold their #1s?

Contenders include Blink-182, Delta Goodrem and The Veronicas.

There was no change at the top of the ARIA Charts last week with Red Hot Chili Peppers staying at #1 on the Albums Chart with The Getaway and Drake hitting seven weeks at the top of the Singles Chart with ‘One Dance’.

Who’ll take out the prime positions on this week’s ARIA Charts?

Let’s have a look at some of this week’s likely debuts and movers.


American trio Blink-182 will be aiming for their first #1 on the ARIA Charts with seventh album California; Delta Goodrem is also contention for a fourth #1 album with Wings Of The Wild; after peaking at #11 in April with debut EP She's Rock n Roll, Sydney boyband In Stereo will be hoping for a top ten with debut album The Speed Of Sound; French act Christine And The Queens could make their chart debut with their self-titled debut album; Diesel pays tribute to his American roots with covers album Americana; singer-songwriter Josh Pyke releases his first live album Live At The Sydney Opera House; Eric Clapton & Guests could chart with the 41-track live compilation Crossroads Revisited Selections From The Crossroads Guitar Festivals, after hitting #1 on the Singles Chart with ‘You Don't Own Me’ (#1 May ’15), Grace could make her Albums Chart debut with FMA; English indie pop singer-songwriter Bat For Lashes returns with fourth album and first in four years, The Bride; American R&B singer Maxwell could pick up his first top 50 appearance since 2001 with blackSUMMERS'night.

Look out for moves up the Albums Chart this week for Hilltop Hoods’ Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung and Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s If I Can Dream.


Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie releases the first single from her forthcoming second album Double Duchess, ‘M.I.L.F. $’; with ‘Be The One’ sitting at #21, Dua Lipa could pick up another Singles Chart entry with ‘Hotter Than Hell’; Kanye West could pick up his first charting single from The Life Of Pablo with ‘Famous’; Kosovar singer Era Istrefi could make her charts debut with ‘Bonbon’; ‘Final Song’ could could give Danish artist MØ  her chart debut.

This week’s Singles Chart could include moves from The Veronicas’ ‘In My Blood’, Imany’s ‘Don't Be So Shy’, Mike Posner’s I Took A Pill In Ibiza and Keith Urban’s ‘The Fighter’.

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