Yes, it’s Flo Rida and Sia still ruling on top of the Aussie singles chart this week with their track ‘Wild Ones’. It’s now double platinum, but post the effects of Triple J’s Hottest 100, Laurent Wery’s ‘Hey Hey Hey’ has made another run for the top, edging to No.2.
360 and Gossling’s ‘Boys Like You’ is now a platinum smash in position #3; so too The Black Keys’ ‘Lonely Boy’ in No.4, while Drake and Rihanna make the top ten (No.9) with their single ‘Take Care’.
Timomatic’s ‘Set It Off’ is down three spots to No.10 – not that he’d mind now the single is double platinum, Qwote & Pitbull are up to No.13 with ‘Throw Your Hands Up’ and Gym Class Heroes score the highest debut of the week with a little help from Neon Hitch… ‘Ass Back Home’ is in at No.17.
Guy Sebastian’s ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’ is now certified three times platinum for sales of more than 210,000 copies, Skrillex’ ‘Bangarang’ edges into the top 20 (at No.20), Flo Rida gets a fourth platinum nod for ‘Good Feeling’ and Madonna is back – debuting at No.25 with her new single ‘Give Me All Your Luvin’.
Rihanna’s ‘Talk That Talk’ with Jay-Z is up 14 spots to No.28, One Directioners will be thrilled with their favourite band’s debut at No.32 of latest single ‘One Thing’ and Lana Del Rey’s single ‘Born To Die’ moves up 14 places to No.34, despite her cancelled shows.
Train’s ‘Drive By’ debuts at No.37, Reece Mastin’s ‘Good Night’ is now four times platinum (No.39), Jessie J’s ‘Laserlight’ edges into the top 50 at No.48 and the Glee Cast premiere at No.49 with ‘We Are Young’.
Outside the top 50, there’s a debut at No.52 for Labrinth ftg. Tinie Tempah and their single ‘Earthquake’, another at No.57 for Parachute Youth’s ‘Can’t Get Better Than This’ and a re-entry for Lil Wayne’s ‘Mirror’ at No.62.
New at No.64 is Nelly’s ‘The Champ’, back in at No.66 is Andy Grammer’s ‘Keep Your Head Up’, new at No.69 is Rizzle Kicks’ ‘Mama Do The Hump’ and Taio Cruz’ ‘Troublemaker’ stirs the pop pot with a No.72 debut.
Ed Sheeran’s ‘You Need Me, I Don’t Need You’ is up 21 spots on last week’s debut, the Glee Cast’s mash-up of ‘Survivor’ and ‘I Will Survive’ finds itself in at No.78, Boy & Bear’s ‘Feeding Line’ plunges from No.46 to No.89 and ‘Midnight Run’ premieres at No.91 for Example.
There’s also some chart love for Colbie Caillat’s ‘Brighter Than The Sun’ at No.94, while Coldplay and Katy Perry re-enter with ‘Clocks’ and ‘Firework’ at Nos.96 and 99 respectively.
Foster The People held the No.1 position last week with their album ‘Torches’, but this week they slide to No.7, allowing three albums to debut and a shuffling of the rest.
Brand new at No.1 this week is Lana Del Rey’s highly anticipated album ‘Born To Die’, released here in both standard and deluxe editions. New at No.2 is troubadour Leonard Cohen’s new album ‘Old Ideas’ and debuting at No.4 is Van Halen’s long-awaited new album ‘A Different Kind If Truth’.
The Black Keys’ ‘El Camino’ hits platinum, Rod Stewart’s ‘Storyteller’ rises 14 places and to a new peak of No.10 and Ed Sheeran’s ‘+’ surges 11 places to No.14.
As with the singles chart, the albums chart sees drops for some of our country’s finest post the Hottest 100 countdown, with albums by 360, Kimbra, Gotye and Boy & Bear dropping – the latter by 14 places to No.19.
New at No.25 is Paul McCartney’s new album – the cheekily titled ‘Kisses On The Bottom’. Pink Floyd’s best-of surges 24 spots to No.29 and Hermitude’s album ‘Hyperparadise’ is in at No.37 on debut.
Rising into the top 50 this week are Feist’s ‘Metals’ (No.65 to No.44), Evanescence’s self-titled set (No.83 to No.45) and Icehouse’s ‘White Heat’ (No.67 to No.49). A John Denver Ultimate Collection debuts at No.50.
Outside the top 50, ‘This Modern Glitch’ from The Wombats is down from No.31 to No.51, Madonna’s gold-selling ‘Celebration’ feels the love, re-entering at No.55 and SBTRKT’s self-titled set is back in the mix – at a new peak of No.67.
Alvin & The Chipmunks’ ‘Chipwrecked’ soundtrack is down from No.38 to No.69, the Foo Fighters’ best of is down from No.40 to No.70, but it’s not all bad news for the soon-to-tour Mark Lanegan band, with their album ‘Blues Funeral’ premiering at No.71.
New at No.76 is Air’s ‘Le Voyage Dans La Lune’, Il Divo’s ‘Wicked Game’ re-enters the fray at No.81, Active Child’s ‘You Are All I See’ is also back in (No.87) and Dierks Bentley’s ‘Home’ debuts at No.94.
With his tour happening as we speak, Ronan Keating’s ’10 Years Of Hits’ re-emerges at No.98, one place ahead of The Drums’ ‘Portamento’.
For a full run down of the ARIA top 50s, head over to www.ariacharts.com.au each and every Sunday.