Who'll top the ARIA Charts this week?
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Who'll top the ARIA Charts this week?

August 24, 2016

Contenders include Frank Ocean, Ball Park Music, Drapht and more.

Last week on the ARIA Charts, The Amity Affliction picked up their third #1 album with This Could Be Heartbreak and The Chainsmokers retained #1 on the Singles Chart for a second week with ‘Closer’.

Will we see new #1s on this week’s chart?

Let’s check out some of this week’s ARIA Charts contenders.


More than four years on from channel ORANGE (#9 Feb. ’13), Frank Ocean releases the long-awaited follow-up Blonde; Brisbane’s Ball Park Music will be looking to pick up a third top ten with fourth album Every Night The Same Dream; after topping the chart with The Life Of Riley (#1 Apr. ’11), Drapht returns with Seven Mirrors; Roy & HG celebrate their 30th anniversary with the compilation release This Sporting Life; the legendary Dolly Parton releases her 43rd studio album Pure And Simple; John Williamson releases a four-disc career-spanning set, His Favourite Collection; Swedish metal band Sabaton could chart in the top 50 for the first time with eighth album The Last Stand; the soundtrack to the David Brent film Life On The Road could debut; American violinist Lindsey Stirling could make  her top 50 debut with third album Brave Enough; Irish electronic artist EDEN will be hoping to make his top 50 debut with the EP I Think You Think Too Much Of Me; Canadian rapper Tory Lanez releases debut album I Told You.

Look out for moves up the chart this week by Coldplay’s A Head Full Of Dreams and Guns N' Roses’ Greatest Hits.


Hailee Steinfeld could pick up a second Singles Chart entry for 2016 with ‘Starving’; British artist Calum Scott could make his top 50 debut with a cover of Robyn’s ‘Dancing On My Own’.

This week’s Singles Chart could include moves by Betty Who’s ‘I Love You Always Forever’ and Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons, X Ambassadors, Ty Dolla $ign, Logic’s ‘Sucker For Pain’.

The weekly ARIA Charts announcement happens every Saturday at 6pm.