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This Week In... 2001

April 25, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 16 years ago!

ALBUM

Dido - No ANgel

The debut album from Dido became the British singer-songwriter’s first #1 on the ARIA Charts when it spent eight consecutive weeks in the top spot March/April 2001. No Angel debuted at #21 at the beginning of February 2001. It hit the #1 spot for the first time in its sixth week in the top 50 and went on to spend 33 weeks in the top ten and 83 weeks in the top 50.

No Angel features the singles ‘Here With Me’ (#52 Oct. ’01) and ‘Hunter’ (#50 Jan. ’02). The album was accredited 6x Platinum and was #2 on the 2001 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Dido scored another #1 with follow-up album Life For Rent (#1 Oct. ’03). She last appeared on the Albums Chart with Girl Who Got Away (#12 Mar. ’13).

Single

Scandal'us - Me, Myself & I

Pop group Scandal'us took out their first and only #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart when debut release ‘Me, Myself And I’ held the top spot for three straight weeks in 2001. The debut release from the winners of the second series of reality competition Popstars debuted in the top spot and went on to spend seven weeks in the top ten and 12 weeks in the top 50.

‘Me, Myself And I’ came from Scandal'us’ debut (and only) album Startin' Somethin' (#2 May ’01). The track was accredited 2x Platinum and was #15 on the 2001 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart.

Scandal'us appeared on the ARIA Singles Chart once more with ‘Make Me Crazy’ (#30 Jul. ’01). They split in 2002.