Reece Mastin holds firm in the No.1 spot for another week with his debut single ‘Good Night’. But it’s not all bad news for LMFAO in No.2, with their single ‘Sexy And I Know It’ now hitting the magical five times platinum mark for sales of more than 350,000 copies.
Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Bruno Mars make a big splash into the top ten. Their single ‘Young, Wild & Free’ making up six spots this week to land at No.5, achieving platinum accreditation in the process.
Also earning the pointy accreditation (70,000 sales) this week are Guy Sebastian with his single ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’ and Ed Sheeran’s ‘The A Team’ which notches up double platinum.
One Direction fans will be excited to learn that their track ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ has made up two spots and is now back in the top ten at No.10.
Rihanna and Calvin (down to No.11) are up to quadruple platinum, Jason Derulo’s ‘Breathing’ goes platinum and Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’ earns a gold accreditation for sales of 35,000 copies.
Dropping to No.16 this week is Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera’s ‘Moves Like Jagger’, but it too gains another triangle – now seven times platinum (490,000 copies).
David Guetta and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Turn Me On’ rockets up to No.17, beating the track’s original peak of No.35 earlier in the year, while Timomatic and Bruno Mars also hit the top 20 (at Nos 18 and 19 respectively).
LMFAO’s all-conquering ‘Party Rock Anthem’ gets another platinum accreditation, taking it to ten – it’s now bagged in excess of 700,000 sales in Australia. Bruno Mars’ ‘It Will Rain’ also gets the platinum nod.
Kelly Clarkson’s new single ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’ improves ten spots on last week and is now inside the top 30, Matt Corby’s up two more spots to No.31 and Rihanna’s ‘You Da One’ is down from No.26 to No.37.
Beliebers are out in force, snapping up his festive fare ‘Mistletoe’, allowing it back into the top 50 at No.41, Drake & Rihanna take ‘Take Care’ to No.43 and Laurent Wery’s ‘Hey Hey Hey’ is up to No.45.
Outside the top 50, Simple Plan’s ‘Summer Paradise’ debuts at No.51, Jason Derulo’s ‘It Girl’, though falling eight spots to No.53, notches up triple platinum accreditation and Pitbull’s ‘International Love’ is heading back up – now at No.55.
Flo Rida’s Sia-featuring track ‘Wild Ones’ debuts at No.70, LMFAO’s ‘Sorry For Party Rocking’ re-enters at No.72, Professor Green and Emeli Sande’s ‘Read All About It’ moves up 13 spaces and John Lennon’s classic ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’ jumps back into the top 100 at No.79.
Indie artist Alex Day premieres at No.85 with ‘Forever Yours’, there are a couple of seasonal debuts for Michael Buble (‘It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas’ at No.89 and ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ at No.98) and Chiddy Bang’s ‘Ray Charles’ debuts at No.100.
As reported this week on the site, the team from Warner has updated the Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ album sales – it’s now the highest selling Christmas album in Australian chart history and has been given a five times platinum accreditation (for sales into store of more than 350,000 copies).
Though she couldn’t quite match the sales success of the ‘Bubes, Adele managed to claw one more spot, with her ten-times-platinum album ’21’ moving up to No.2, leaving Reece Mastin to fall to No.3.
Nickelback’s ‘Here And Now’ gets a platinum accreditation at No.7, while Tony Bennett and Bruno Mars add another to their respective totals.
Amy Winehouse’s ‘Lioness’ drops to No.13 but picks up gold accreditation (35,000 copies) and Gotye’s ‘Making Mirrors’ is up to No.14.
Further down, some of the more traditional Christmas fare improves greatly, including Mark Vincent’s ‘Songs From The Heart’ (up from No.53 to No.29), Frank Sinatra’s ‘Best Of The Best’ (No.52 to No.36), Michael Crawford’s ‘The Story Of My Life’ (No.58 to No.40) and Michael Buble’s ‘Collection’ (up from No.63 to a new peak of No.43).
Beyonce’s ‘4’ tips over one spot and makes it to No.50 in Christmas week.
Outside the top 50, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra debuts at No.59 with ‘A Brandenburg Christmas’, The Beatles’ ‘1’ is back in the top 100 mix at No.79, She & Him’s ‘A Very She & Him Christmas’ debuts at No.91 and there are re-entries for Kate Bush’s ’50 Words For Snow’ (No.93) and Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ (No.97).
Chris Tomlin’s ‘Glory In The Highest’ (No.48 last week) is completely out of the top 100, the biggest drop on singles OR albums chart this week.
For a full run down of the ARIA top 50s, head over to www.ariacharts.com.au each and every Sunday.