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This Week In... 2007

December 19, 2017

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 10 years ago!

ALBUM

Eagles - Long Road Out Of Eden

American rock band Eagles took out their only #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart when their seventh studio album Long Road Out Of Eden spent six non-consecutive weeks in the top spot in late 2007. The group’s first studio album since 1979’s The Long Run debuted at #1 at the beginning of November and went on to spend six of the last nine weeks of 2007 at the top of the charts.

The Eagles’ only studio album release since reforming in 1994, Long Road Out Of Eden spent ten weeks in the top ten and 22 weeks in the top 50. It was accredited 3x Platinum and charted at #8 on the 2007 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart.

Prior to the advent of the ARIA Charts, the Eagles topped the Australian Albums Chart with Hotel California and The Long Run. They last scored a debut on the ARIA Charts with Selected Works: 1972-1999 (#11 Sept. ’14).

Single

Timbaland Feat. OneRepublic - Apologise

Hip-hop producer Timbaland took out his second #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart when his reworking of OneRepublic’s ‘Apologise’ spent eight straight weeks at the top of the charts from November 2007 to January 2008. Taken from Timbaland Presents: Shock Value (#1 Dec. ’07), ‘Apologise’ debuted at #10 at the start of November before hitting #1 for the first time in its fourth week in the top 50.

The track went on to spend a total of 17 weeks in the top ten and 29 weeks in the top 50. It was #6 on the 2007 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart and received an accreditation of 4x Platinum.

Timbaland’s first #1 single came with the Keri Hilson-featured single ‘The Way I Are’ (#1 Oct. ’07). He last appeared in the top 50 as a lead artist with ‘If We Ever Meet Again’ (#9 Apr. ’10).