Ed Sheeran returns to #1 with ÷
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Ed Sheeran returns to #1 with ÷

March 10, 2018

Debuts for Camp Cope, j-hope and more!

With a week of his Australian tour over, Ed Sheeran returns to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with ÷. It’s the 23rd week in the top spot for Sheeran’s third studio album. X, his second album, has moved up three to #5, while debut album + climbs up four to #8.

As his tour continues around Australia, Bruno Mars re-enters the top ten at #10 with 24K Magic. It’s the album’s tenth week in the top ten.

In the country on her first tour, Dua Lipa jumps back up eleven spots to #19 on the chart with her self-titled debut album.

This week’s chart also includes sizable moves for the Moana soundtrack (up five to #11), Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (up ten to #16), Adele’s 25 (up five to #32) and The Wiggles’ The Best Of (up six to #36).

Debuts:

#6: Camp Cope ‘How To Socialise & Make Friends’ – Melbourne’s Camp Cope take out their first top ten appearance on the ARIA Charts with How To Socialise & Make Friends. The trio’s second album comes two years on from their self-titled debut (#36 May ’16). Track ‘The Opener’ was #58 in the recent Triple J Hottest 100.

#13: j-hope ‘Hope World’ – BTS member j-hope scores his first solo chart entry with Hope World. The mixtape is the Korean rapper’s first solo release. It debuted at #63 on the Billboard 200, making him the highest charting K-pop solo act on the chart. As a member of BTS, j-hope has appeared on the ARIA Charts with Love Yourself: 'Her' (#8 Sept. ’17).

#44: The Breeders ‘All Nerve’ – American indie legends The Breeders return to the top 50 for the first time since 2002 with All Nerve. It’s the group’s fifth studio album and the first since Mountain Battles was released in 2008. They last charted with Title TK (#42 May ’02).