This Week In... 2002
  Back to all news

This Week In... 2002

October 25, 2016

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 14 years ago!

ALBUM

Foo Fighters - One By One

The first of Foo Fighters’ six #1 albums to date on the ARIA Albums Chart came when One By One spent one week in the top spot in October 2002. After debuting at #1, the follow-up to There Is Nothing Left To Lose (#5 Nov. ’99) went on to spend seven weeks in the top ten and 32 weeks in the top 50.

One By One includes the singles ‘All My Life’ (#20 Oct. ’02), ‘Times Like These’ (#22 Feb. ’03) and ‘Low’ (#40 Jun. ’03). The album has been accredited 2x Platinum and was #46 on the 2002 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Foo Fighters have gone on to top the ARIA Albums Chart with In Your Honor (#1 Jun. ’05), Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (#1 Oct. ’07), Greatest Hits (#1 Nov. ’09), Wasting Light (#1 Apr. ’11) and, most recently, Sonic Highways (#1 Nov. ’14).

Single

Nelly Feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma

Rapper Nelly scored his first #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart when the Kelly Rowland collaboration ‘Dilemma’ spent four consecutive weeks in the top spot in October/November 2002. Taken from the album Nellyville (#2 Jul. ’02) and the follow-up single to ‘Hot In Herre’ (#3 Jul. ’02), ‘Dilemma’ debuted at #1. After dropping from #1 after four weeks, the single went on to spend14 weeks in the top ten and 19 weeks in the top 50.

‘Dilemma’ was #4 on the 2002 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart and has been accredited 3x Platinum.

Nelly has hit #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with two other releases: ‘My Place’ /’Flap Your Wings’ (#1 Aug. ’04) and ‘Over And Over’ (#1 Feb. ’05). His most recent chart appearance was with ‘The Fix’ (#3 Sept. ’15).