P!nk's Beautiful Trauma holds #1 for sixth week
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P!nk's Beautiful Trauma holds #1 for sixth week

December 9, 2017

Debuts for U2, Chris Stapleton and more!

P!nk’s ‘Beautiful Trauma’ holds the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, notching up a sixth week in the top spot.

In the same week Carey’s Christmas classic ‘All I Want For Christmas (#2 Dec. ’94) jumps back into the ARIA top 50 Singles Chart, the album it comes from follows suit on the ARIA Albums Chart jumping back in at #13.

Climbing eight spots is Imagine Dragon’s Evolve’ to #15.

Elton John’s ultimate greatest hits collection ‘Diamonds’ in honour of his and Bernie Taupin’s 50-year songwriting career jumps back into the ARIA Top 50 this week to a new peak at #19.

The fifth studio album by American acappella group Pentatonix re-enters the ARIA Top 50 Singles Chart at #21. This album was originally released in 2016 and peaked at #16.

Also re-entering the top 50 this week is Human Nature ‘The Christmas Album’ at #22.

On the back of his Australian tour, Shawn Mendes ‘ Illuminate climbs back up fourteen spots to #28.

The Wiggles ‘Wiggly Wiggly Christmas!’ jumps twenty spots from last week to a new peak at #29.

Also making its way back up the chart is Foofighters with ‘Concrete And Gold’ jumping thirteen spots to #37 while Elton John’s Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits re-enters at #46 and Starboy by The Weeknd re-enters at #49.

Debuts

#5: U2 ‘Songs Of Experience’ – Songs of Experience is the fourteenth studio album by Irish rock band U2. The album is a companion piece to U2's previous record, Songs of Innocence (#7 Oct. ’14). U2 have also previously charted in the Top 10 of the ARIA Albums Chart with Rattle And Hum (#1 Oct. ’88), Achtung Baby (#1 Nov. ‘91), Zooropa (#1 Jul’ ‘93), Pop (#1 Mar. ‘97), Best Of 1980-1990 (#1 Nov. ‘98), All That You Can't Leave Behind (#1 Nov. ‘00), Best Of 1990-2000 (#1 Nov. ’02), How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (#1 Nov. ’04), U218 Singles (#1 Nov. ’06) and No Line On The Horizon (#1 Mar. ’09).

#22: Chris Stapleton ‘From A Room: Volume 2’– The third studio album by American singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton. ‘From A Room: Volume 2’ gives Stapleton his third appearance on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart, previously charting with Traveller (#47 Nov. ’15) and From A Room: Volume 1 (#20 May ’17).

#30: Five Finger Death Punch ‘A Decade Of Destruction’ – The first compilation album from American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch. The group have previously charted in the top 50 ARIA Albums Chart with American Capitalist (#50 Oct. ’11), The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell, Volume 1 (#13 Aug. ’13), The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell, Volume 2 (#29 Dec. ’13) and Got Your Six (#3 Sept. ’15).

#31: Van Morrison ‘Versatile’ – The 38th studio album by Van Morrison gives the Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and producer his 23rd appearance on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart. To date, Van Morrison’s highest chart peak has been with compilation album The Best of Van Morrison (#1 Aug. ’90).

#44: Miguel ‘War & Leisure’ – The fourth studio album by American singer Miguel. The album features guest appearances from Travis Scott, Rick Ross, Quiñ, Kali Uchis, J. Cole and Salaam Remi. Miguel last charted in the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart with Wildheart (#8 Jul. ’15).