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This week in... 1993

July 4, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 24 years ago!

ALBUM

Janet Jackson - Janet.

Janet., the fifth studio album from Janet Jackson, became her second straight #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart when it debuted in the top spot in June 1993. The follow-up to Rhythm Nation 1814 (#1 Jan. ’91) spent three consecutive weeks at #1 on release and later returned to the top spot for one week in February 1995 when Jackson was in the midst of her first ever Australian tour.

Janet. spent 15 weeks in the top ten and 52 weeks in the top 50. It was accredited 2x Platinum and hit #25 on the 1993 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Singles lifted from Janet. include ‘That's The Way Love Goes’ (#1 May ’93), ‘If’ (#18 Sept. ’93), ‘Again’ (#19 Dec. ’93), ‘Because Of Love’ (#25 Mar. ’94), ‘Any Time, Any Place’ (#37 Aug. ’94), ‘You Want This’ (#16 Jan. ’95), ‘What’ll I Do’ (#14 Feb. ’95) and ‘Whoops Now’ (#49 Apr. ’95).

Janet Jackson last charted with the album Unbreakable (#11 Oct. ’15).

Single

Snow - Informer

Canadian rapper Snow picked up his only chart-topper on the ARIA Charts when the single ‘Informer’ spent five straight weeks at #1 in June/July 1993. The track made its debut at #40 in the beginning of May and hit #1 in its fifth week on the chart.

‘Informer’ spent 13 straight weeks in the top ten and 20 weeks in the top 50.The single was ‘Informer’ was accredited 2x Platinum and charted at #6 on the 1993 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart.

Both ‘Informer’ and the follow-up single ‘Girl I've Been Hurt’ (#26 Aug. ’93) featured on Snow’s debut album 12 Inches Of Snow (#27 Aug. ’93). He hasn’t charted since.