It’s taken them just four weeks to achieve it and now US three piece Fun. has an Aussie No.1 single to add to their US No.1 for their track ‘We Are Young’ (featuring Janelle Monae).
As such, Gym Class Heroes and Flo Rida both fall one place, with Nicki Minaj’s newly gold-accredited single ‘Starships’ hitting the No.4 position.
Skrillex’ ‘Bangarang’ finally makes it into the top ten (up three spots to No.9) and Taio Cruz’ ‘Troublemaker’ rockets 27 places into No.11.
The Katy Perry bubble bursts slightly, with ‘Part Of Me’ sliding four spots to No.12… but it manages a gold accreditation, Train’s ‘Drive By’ is up four to No.16 and further down, Fast East Movement ftg. Justin Bieber and ‘Live My Life’ improves to No.29.
Foster The People’s ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ slides three spots but picks up a fifth platinum gong, with Knife Party’s ‘100% No Modern Talking’ EP races inside the top 50 at No.32.
Carly Rae Jepsen’s single ‘Call Me Maybe’ does some racing of its own – bulleting 40 spots this week and into the top 50 at No.39.
Outside the top 50, Taylor Swift’s single ‘Safe & Sound’ from ‘The Hunger Games’ soundtrack also surges strongly – up 41 places to No.54. We The Kings’ ‘Say You Like Me’ is up 15 to No.55 and Outasight’s ‘Tonight Is The Night’ improves 14 places to No.58.
The Monkees’ ‘Daydream Believer’ re-enters the top 100 at No.69 following the death of lead singer Davy Jones last week, Jason Mraz’ gorgeous ‘I Won’t Give Up’ re-enters at No.72 and the week’s highest new entry is courtesy of Elen Levon and her new single ‘Like A Girl In Love’, which premieres at No.74.
Christina Perri’s ‘Jar Of Hearts’ re-opens its top 100 account at No.76, Lifehouse re-enters at No.79 with ‘You And Me’, Birdy’s ‘Skinny Love’ premieres at No.85 and Passenger debuts at No.90 with ‘Let Her Go’.
Coldplay’s ‘Charlie Brown’ and DJ Fresh’s ‘Hot Right Now’ round out the top 100 debuts at Nos.94 and 99 respectively.
Young Adele is still hanging in there in the No.1 position with ’21’ – and her ARIA album accreditations have kicked over this week, so she’s now 12 times platinum for all to see.
One Direction’s album has surged strongly ahead of its repackage and their Australian visit. It’s up four places and now sits at No.2.
360’s ‘Falling & Flying’ gets a platinum accreditation and debuting just inside the top ten are Last Dinosaurs (‘In A Million Years’ at No.8) and Troy Cassar-Daley (‘Home’ at No.9).
Bon Iver’s self-titled set improves a respectable 19 places to No.17, the new Bob Seger best-of ‘Ultimate Hits’ debuts at No.18 and Nos.19 and 20 belong to Taylor Swift with her albums ‘Speak Now’ and ‘Speak Now : World Tour Live’ settling in those respective positions.
Adele’s previous album ’19’ finally has a double platinum accreditation against it and Jessie J’s ‘Who You Are’ re-enters the top 50, improving to No.36.
Not such good news for Pink Floyd, however, with ‘The Wall’ dropping 20 spots on last week. Spare a thought for Passenger too – their album ‘All The Little Lights’ plunging from a No.9 debut last week to No.42 this week.
Into the top 50 go The Wombats with ‘This Modern Glitch’ (No.43), debuting at No.46 is Ex Lives and ‘Every Time I Die’ and also into the top 50 this week are Foo Fighters (‘Greatest Hits’ at No.47), The Jezabels (‘Prisoner’ at No.48), more from Taylor Swift (‘Fearless’ at No.49) and Steel Panther (‘Balls Out’ at No.50).
Outside the top 50, Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ breathes another breath (up 17 places to No.51), the Monkees’ best-of ‘Monkeemania’ makes a splash at No.54 and Hot Chelle Rae’s ‘Whatever’ re-enters at No.55.
Christina Perri’s ‘Lovestrong’ improves 27 spots to No.57, Pond’s ‘Beard, Wives, Denim’ enters at No.64 and Pete Murray’s ‘Blue Sky Blue’ is back in the top 100 at No.67.
Alfie Boe’s ‘Alfie’ debuts at No.74, Lamb Of God’s ‘Resolution’ drops from No.43 to No.76, Bleeding Knees Club’s ‘Nothing To Do’ premieres at No.82 and poor Sleigh Bells… Their ‘Reign Of Terror’ was so brief. No.33 on debut last week, No.95 this week.
For a full run down of the ARIA top 50s, head over to www.ariacharts.com.au each and every Sunday.