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

November 16, 2016

Contenders include Illy, John Farnham & Olivia Newton John, Phil Collins and more.

At the top of the ARIA Charts last week, Bon Jovi picked up their tenth #1 album with This House Is Not For Sale. On the Singles Chart, ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ by James Arthur notched up its fifth straight week at #1.

Who’ll challenge for top spots on this week’s ARIA Charts?

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


Melbourne rapper Illy will be aiming for a new peak with Two Degrees; John Farnham and Olivia Newton John join forces again for the seasonal Friends For Christmas; Phil Collins could be set for his first debut on the Albums Chart since 2010 with The Singles; Sting returns to rock for the first time in 13 years with 57th & 9th; the late Leonard Cohen could hit the chart with compilation The Essential Leonard Cohen; British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande returns with her first album in four years, Long Live The Angels; Cliff Richard takes another stab at some rock ‘n’ roll classics with Just... Fabulous Rock 'N' Roll; hip hop legends A Tribe Called Quest return for their sixth and final studio album, We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service; David Bowie could chart with new compilation Legacy; Swedish death metal band In Flames could pick up a new Albums Chart peak with Battles; singer-songwriter Archie Roach releases his first album in four years, Let Love Rule; Brit Olly Murs returns with fifth album 24 Hrs; highlights and oddities from the early career of Pink Floyd come together for The Early Years, 1967-1972, Cre/ation.

Look out for moves back up the chart by Leonard Cohen’s You Want It Darker, Michael Buble’s Christmas and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ Skeleton Tree.


Swede Zara Larsson could be set for a second Singles Chart entry for 2016 with ‘I Would Like’; Jonas Blue could snare his third top 50 entry for 2016 with ‘By Your Side’.

There could be moves up the Singles Chart this week by Rae Sremmurd’s ‘Black Beatles’, Clean Bandit’s ‘Rockabye’, John Legend’s ‘Love Me Now’ and Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall’s ‘Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem)’.

The weekly ARIA Charts announcement happens every Saturday at 5pm.