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This Week In... 2004

March 14, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 13 years ago!


John Butler Trio - Sunrise OVer Sea

Fremantle roots band the John Butler Trio scored their first #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart when third album Sunrise Over Sea spent three weeks in the top spot in 2004. The follow-up to Three (#24 Feb. ’02) spent its first two weeks in the chart at #1. After dropping as low as #16, the album returned to #1 in its nineteenth week in the top 50. In total, Sunrise Over Sea spent 27 weeks in the top ten and 57 weeks in the top 50.

Three singles from Sunrise Over Sea hit the ARIA top 50: ‘Zebra’ (#22 Feb. ’04), ‘What You Want’ (#29 Aug. ’04) and ‘Something's Gotta Give’ (#47 Jan. ’05). The album was accredited 5x Platinum and was #5 on the 2004 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

The John Butler Trio have hit #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart twice more, first with Grand National (#1 Apr. ’07) and most recently with April Uprising (#1 Apr. ’10). They last charted with Flesh & Blood (#2 Feb. ’14).


Britney Spears - Toxic

The fourth of Britney Spears’ five #1 singles to date on the ARIA Charts came when ‘Toxic’ spent two consecutive weeks at #1 in March 2004. The second single from In The Zone (#10 Nov. ’03) debuted at #1 and also spent its second week in the chart in the top spot. ‘Toxic’ went on to spend six weeks in the top ten and nine weeks in the top 50.

‘Toxic’ was #38 on the 2004 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart and received a Platinum accreditation.

Britney Spears has also hit #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Baby, One More Time’ (#1 Feb. ’99), ‘Oops!.... I Did It Again’ (#1 May ’00), ‘Me Against The Music’ (#1 Nov. ’03) and ‘Everytime’ (#1 Jun. ’04). She last charted with ‘Make Me...’ (#39 Jul. ’16).