No budging Passenger’s ‘Let Her Go’ at this stage, it would seem, which remains in the top spot for another week, with MKTO, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Stafford Brothers all holding their positions. Stafford Brothers’ track ‘Hello’ (with Lil Wayne and Christina Milian) hits platinum, however, with Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding’s ‘I Need Your Love’ racing from No.10 to No.5.
British outfit Bastille scores themselves some top ten success down under with their single ‘Pompeii’, which bullets from No.23 to No.10.
Pitbull and Christina’s ‘Feel This Moment’ may be down to No.11, but it’s now double platinum, with JT’s ‘Mirrors’ also gaining a new accreditation… platinum at No.12.
Will.I.Am and Justin Bieber’s ‘#ThatPower’ is gold and Paramore’s ‘Still Into You’ continues to climb, rising from No.22 to No.14.
Two new back to back entries in the mid-teens, with the week’s highest new entry coming courtesy of South Korean star Psy and his single ‘Gentleman’, which drops at No.15. It’s followed by Avril Lavigne’s ‘Here’s To Never Growing Up’, which debuts at No.16.
Rihanna and Mikky Ekko’s ‘Stay’ hits triple platinum, T.I and P!nk’s ‘Guns And Roses’ rises from No.24 to No.18 and gold accreditations for both Havana Brown’s ‘Big Banana’ and Olly Murs’ ‘Army Of Two’ (Nos.19 and 20 respectively).
Avicii and Nicky Romero’s ‘I Could Be The One’ hits triple platinum (210,000 copies), Flume’s ‘Holdin On’ rises from No.30 to No.23 and Labrinth and Emeli Sandé’s single ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ slides from No.14 to No.25.
With Michael Bublé’s album in the shops, his single ‘It’s A Beautiful Day’ rises to a new peak of No.33, Of Monsters And Men’s ‘Mountain Sound’ hits platinum (No.36) and Taylor Swift’s ’22’ eases nine spots to No.41.
The first of this week’s entries from ‘The Voice’ premieres at No.43 – and it’s courtesy of Imogen Brough and her version of Florence & The Machine’s ‘Never Let Me Go’. Incidentally, Florence’s version also re-emerges after her performance – it’s just outside the top 50 at No.53.
Flo Rida and J-Lo’s ‘Sweet Spot’ looks like it’s already been reached, with the single dropping 19 places to No.44. ‘The Voice’ contestant Celia Pavey’s ‘Scarborough Fair/Canticle’ drops 18 to No.45.
Outside the top 50, Mumford & Sons’ ‘I Will Wait’ bullets from No.82 to No.54 and B.o.B ftg. Trey Songz’ ‘Castles’ debuts at No.55, but ‘The Voice’ star Harrison Craig’s ‘Broken Vow’ slides from a No.18 debut to No.60.
Selena Gomez’ ‘Come & Get It’ rises from a No.72 debut to No.63, Swift K.I.D. and Guy Sebastian’s ‘Bed Of Clouds’ rebounds 20 places to No.73 and Ricky Martin’s ‘Livin La Vida Loca’ re-emerges at No.76.
There’s a re-entry for independent starlet Natasha Duarte’s single ‘(Just Stop) Telling Me Not To’ at No.79, Ellie Goulding’s ‘Anything Could Happen’ gets another breath (rising from No.94 to No.80) and a new entry from ‘The Voice’ contestant Nicholas Roy… ‘Falling Slowly’ at No.82.
With contestants performing the songs on last week’s editions of ‘The Voice’, Birdy’s ‘People Help The People’ and Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ both re-enter (Nos.85 and 86 respectively), Major Lazer’s ‘Watch Out For This (Bumaye)’ is in at No.87 and Iggy Azalea’s ‘Work’ premieres at No.88.
A new entry for ‘The Voice’s’ ‘Michael Paynter (‘Somewhere Only We Know’) at No.96 and another newbie flying the flag at No.100… ShockOne, Metrik & Kyza’s ‘Lazerbeam’.
Given Australia’s love affair with the affable Canadian star, was there ever really any doubt that Michael Bublé’s album ‘To Be Loved’ wouldn’t debut atop the ARIA albums chart this week? ‘To Be Loved’ premieres in the top spot this week with a gold accreditation, holding off Fall Out Boy’s new LP ‘Save Rock And Roll’, which premieres at No.2.
Major Lazer’s ‘Free The Universe’ debuts at No.5 and Ricky Martin’s new ‘Greatest Hits’ is in at No.7, sandwiching Flume’s album, which rises from No.13 to No.6.
Paramore’s self-titled effort slips from its No.1 debut last week to No.8.
Guy Sebastian’s ‘Armageddon’ rises this week, improving 17 places to No.16, ahead of a debut for Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ new album ‘Mosquito’, which bites its way into the ARIA countdown at No.17.
Stone Sour’s ‘House Of Gold & Bones Part 2’ is down from a No.4 debut to No.20 and James Blake’s ‘Overgrown’ slides from a No.5 debut to No.22.
The Rubens’ eponymous set is up from No.58 to No.26 this week, there are debuts for Brad Paisley and Kid Cudi (‘Wheelhouse’ and ‘Indicud’ at Nos27 and 28 respectively) and Birdy’s self-titled set rises from No.38 to No.29.
Josh Groban’s Aussie tour helps his album ‘All That Echoes’ re-enter the top half of the countdown, rising 20 places to No.31.
Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream : The Complete Confection’ is up 50 spots to No.34, Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Greatest Hits : Chapter One’ re-enters the charts at No.35 and Tyler, The Creator’s album ‘Wolf’ slides from No.24 to No.46. ‘The Sapphires’ soundtrack pops back into the top 50 at No.49.
Outside the top 50, David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ swaps places with Josh Groban’s album… dropping from No.31 to No.51, Florence & The Machine’s ‘Ceremonials’ re-enters at No.53, David Guetta’s ‘Nothing But The Beat Ultimate’ slides from No.21 to No.56 and Ghost BC’s ‘Infestissumam’ premieres at No.62.
The Strokes’ ‘Comedown Machine’ drops from No.49 to No.66, Device’s self-titled set is down from a No.26 debut to No.68, but Ben Howard’s ‘Every Kingdom’ rises from No.92 to No.71, just two spots shy of its peak thus far.
A huge fall for The xx and their album ‘Coexist’ following their tour. It was at No.16 last week. This week it’s at No.73. The Band Perry’s album ‘Pioneer’ also suffers a serious drop; down from No.37 on debut to No.90.
Bastille’s ‘Bad Blood’ debuts at No.95, Jayne Denham’s ‘Renegade’ is in at No.96 and The Flaming Lips’ ‘Terror’ rounds out the top 100 with a No.100 premiere.
Allday’s album ‘Loners Are Cool’ debuted at No.18 last week… it’s gone from the top 100 this week. Other albums to debut last week and fall from the top 100 this week are Cold War Kids, The Knife, New Kids On The Block, Sarah Brightman and The Original Rudeboys.
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