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This Week In... 2006

May 30, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 11 years ago!


Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium

The fifth of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ six #1s on the ARIA Albums Chart came in May 2006 when it spent three straight weeks in the top spot. The Californian band’s ninth studio album and first double album debuted at #1 and went on to spent 13 weeks in the top ten and 53 weeks in the top 50.

Four singles from Stadium Arcadium charted in the ARIA top 50: ‘Dani California’ (#8 May ’06), ‘Tell Me Baby’ (#20 Sept. ’06), ‘Snow ((Hey Oh))’ (#35 Jan. ’07) and ‘Hump De Bump’ (#17 Apr. ’07). The album was accredited 3x Platinum and hit #8 on the 2006 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Red Hot Chili Peppers have also topped the ARIA Albums Chart with Blood Sugar Sex Magik (#1 Apr. ’92), One Hot Minute (#1 Sept. ’95), Californication (#1 Jun. ’99), By The Way (#1 Jul. ’02) and their most recent album, The Getaway (#1 Jun. ’16).


Rihanna - SOS

Rihanna’s first #1 of her seven as a lead artist on the ARIA Singles Chart came when ‘SOS’ spent eight consecutive weeks in the top spot between April and June, 2006. Taken from Rihanna’s second album A Girl Like Me (#9 Jul. ’06), ‘SOS’ debuted at #1 and, as well as its eight weeks in the top spot, spent a total of 12 weeks in the top ten and 17 weeks in the top 50. It samples Soft Cell's 1981 cover of 'Tainted Love'.

The single was accredited 2x Platinum and was #13 on the 2006 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart.

Rihanna has also topped the ARIA Singles Chart as a lead artist with ‘Umbrella’ (#1 Jun. ’07), ‘Don't Stop The Music’ (#1 Feb. ’08), ‘Rude Boy’ (#1 Mar. ’10), ‘Only Girl (In The World)’ (#1 Sept. ’10), ‘S&M’ (#1 Feb. ’11) and ‘FourFiveSeconds’ (#1 Feb. ’15). She’s also topped the chart as featured artist on Eminem’s ‘Love The Way You Lie’ (#1 Jul. ’10 and ‘The Monster’ (#1 Nov. ’13) and Calvin Harris’ ‘This Is What You Came For’ (#1 Jun. ’16).