A much calmer week on top of the ARIA charts this week, with both single and album top spots remaining unchanged. But on the back of the release of the ‘Telephone’ video, Lady Gaga and Beyonce have bulleted back into the top five.
SINGLES : The boys from Train have powered away at the top of the ARIA singles chart this week with their new single ‘Hey, Soul Sister’. It sold an impressive 19,172 copies last week, more than 5000 copies ahead of the No.2 single ‘In My Head’ by Jason Derulo on 13,874 sales.
Lady Gaga and Beyonce benefit from the release of the epic video – ‘Telephone’ shoots up six places into the No.3 position with 13,744 sales. Rihanna’s ‘Rude Boy’ drops to No.4 (12,219 sales) and David Guetta and Kid Cudi drop to No.5 with ‘Memories’ (10,724 sales).
Cheryl Cole drops out of the top five with ‘3 Words’, but The Black Eyed Peas have entered the top ten once again – this time with their new single ‘Imma Be’. It’s up five places to No.7 with 7977 sales. And Timbaland finally cracks the top ten at No.10 with ‘If We Ever Meet Again’ (7723 sales).
Justin Bieber moves up again – to a new peak of No.13 with ‘Baby’ (5434 sales), and Gabriella Cilmi’s single ‘On A Mission’ pops back up to it’s original peak of No.16 (5079 sales).
Adam Lambert cracks the top 20 with his single ‘Whataya Want From Me’ (4614 sales) and B.o.B. ftg. Bruno Mars gets the highest debut of the week with ‘Nothin’ On You’ at No.25 (3439 sales).
Gyroscope debut at No.32 with ‘Some Of The Places’ (2621 copies), Miley Cyrus is back in the top 50 mix with ‘When I Look At You’ (2221 sales), Lady Gaga pops back in with ‘Poker Face’ (No.46) and Sean Kingston cracks the top 50 – at No.49 – with his new single ‘Eenie Meenie’ (1604 sales).
Outside the top 50, it’s a debut at No.52 by Chiddy Bang. The Philadelphia outfit sells 1519 copies of ‘Opposite Of Adults’ for their chart place, while The Temper Trap moves up to No.56 with latest single ‘Love Lost’ (1406 sales).
Miami Horror re-emerges in the top 100 at No.62 with ‘Sometimes’, Guy Sebastian climbs again with ‘All To Myself’ (No.71), Bullet For My Valentine debuts at No.85 with ‘The Last Fight’ (921 sales) and Justin Bieber pokes his head in again at No.100 with ‘Love Me’ (784 sales).
ALBUMS : Over on the albums side of the pond, it’s all about Angus & Julia Stone – the brother/sister combination hold steady at the top of the albums chart – with a further 8233 sales. But they’re not too far ahead of a touring Lady Gaga, who bagged 8042 copies of ‘The Fame Monster’ for her No.2 place.
Mumford & Sons are up to No.3 with ‘Sigh No More’ (5049 sales), Gorillaz drop just the one to No.4 (3495 sales) and Jason Derulo is firm at five (3373 sales).
Highest debut of the week comes courtesy of Laura Marling and her new album ‘I Speak Because I Can’. It sold 3011 copies within the week to debut in the No.7 position.
EMI also got the No.14 debut this week – with Goldfrapp’s new album ‘Head First’. Alison and the gang sold 2075 copies in their first week. Three places below was Gabriella Cilmi and her new album ‘Ten’. It sold 1835 copies for it’s No.17 debut.
John Williamson’s best-of debuts at No.23 (1298 sales), Harry Connick Jr’s album ‘Your Songs’ re-emerges in the top 100 at No.39 on the back of his Aussie visit.
Evermore pops up ten places on the back of their No.50 debut last week (828 sales), She & Him debuted at No.49 with ‘Volume Two’ (706 sales) and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club debuts at No.50 with 697 sales.
Outside the top 50, there’s a debut from Jeff Beck (‘Emotion & Commotion’ at No.59 – 640 sales), Lady Gaga’s back in with her original album ‘The Fame’ (No.64 with 590 sales), Justin Bieber’s also back in with ‘My World’ (No.89 with 456 sales) and Hillsong plummets – from No.37 last week to No.91 this week.