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

October 12, 2016

Contenders include Like A Version, Green Day, Barry Gibb and more.

At the top of last week’s ARIA Charts, Sydney band Sticky Fingers took out their first #1 with third album Westway (The Glitter & The Slums). On the Singles Chart, The Chainsmokers broke the record for most weeks at #1 in 2016 with ‘Closer’.

Will this week see new #1s?

Let’s have a look at some of the contenders.

ALBUMs

Triple J's Like A Version 12 will be aiming for the series’ fourth consecutive #1; with their first album in four years, Revolution Radio, Green Day will be on the hunt for their first #1 in 12 years; Bee Gees legend Barry Gibb releases his second solo album In The Now; Norah Jones returns with her first solo album in four years, Day Breaks; American rockers Alter Bridge could pick up their first top ten with fifth album The Last Hero; the eighth album from Meshuggah, The Violent Sleep Of Reason, could give the Swedish metal band their second top 50 appearance; OneRepublic could pick up a third top ten with fourth album Oh My My; Sum 41 return with their first album in five years, 13 Voices; Paul Kelly and Charlie Owen join forces for Death's Dateless Night; Victorian singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist D.D Dumbo could make his chart debut with Utopia Defeated; Melissa Etheridge could make her second top 50 debut in 2016 with Memphis Rock And Soul; Perth band The Panics return with their first album in five years, Hole In Your Pocket; Californian punks NOFX could hit the top 50 for the first time since 2009 with First Ditch Effort.

Look out for moves up the chart this week by Taylor Swift’s 1989, Ed Sheeran’s X, Meghan Trainor’s Title and Coldplay’s A Head Full Of Dreams.

Singles

Lady Gaga could chart with the second track to be released from the forthcoming Joanne, ‘Million Reasons’; American Marc E. Bassy could make his ARIA Charts debut with the ‘Groovy People’ EP; LA duo Frenship will be looking for their ARIA Charts top 50 debut with ‘Capsize’; Brisbane singer Joel Adams could make his top 50 debut with ‘Please Don't Go’.

Tracks that could make a move up the top 50 this week include The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’, Hailee Steinfeld’s ‘Starving’, Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha’s ‘In The Name Of Love’ and Flume’s ‘Never Be Like You’.

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