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

August 10, 2016

Contenders include Bernard Fanning, Montaigne, Skillet, DJ Snake and more.

There was no change at the top of the ARIA Charts last week, with Human Nature holding #1 for a second week on the Albums Chart with Gimme Some Lovin': Jukebox Vol. II and Major Lazer taking out #1 on the Singles Chart for a second week with ‘Cold Water’.

Could we see new #1s on this week’s ARIA Charts?

Let’s take a look at some of the week’s contenders.

ALBUM

Following the film’s release, Suicide Squad: The Album could make its chart debut; former Powderfinger leader Bernard Fanning returns with third solo album Civil Dusk; Sydney singer-songwriter Montaigne could pick up her first charts appearance with debut album Glorious Heights; with their tenth album, Unleashed, American band Skillet could make their ARIA top 50 debut; Elvis Presley’s final studio recordings are compiled on the new album Way Down In The Jungle Room; French producer DJ Snake releases debut album Encore; a year on from debuting at #34 with the EP Home, Sydney singer-songwriter Dustin Tebbutt releases debut album First Light; featuring a star-studded track listing, Play School releases the compilation Famous Friends (Celebrating 50 Years); Brisbane-based singer-songwriter Jack Carty  could make his Albums Chart debut with fourth album Home State; Melbourne metalcore group Storm The Sky return with second album Sin Will Find You; Alex Lloyd could hit the top 50 for the first time since 2006 with Acoustica; indie legends Dinosaur Jr. return with eleventh album Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not; American country star Alan Jackson releases the compilation Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story.

Look out for moves up the Albums Chart by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ This Unruly Mess I've Made; Keith Urban’s Ripcord and Troye Sivan’s Blue Neighbourhood.

SINGLES

With Encore released this week, DJ Snake could also pick up a new Singles Chart entry with the Justin Bieber-featuring track ‘Let Me Love You’; coming from the Suicide Squad soundtrack, ‘Sucker For Pain’ features the talents of Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons, X Ambassadors, Ty Dolla $ign and Logic; also from the Suicide Squad soundtrack, Skrillex & Rick Ross could chart with ‘Purple Lamborghini’.

Singles that could make a move up the chart this week include Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Heathens’, Jonas Blue’s ‘Perfect Strangers’ and Katy Perry’s ‘Rise’.

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