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This Week In... 2002

October 23, 2018

Check out what was #1 on the ARIA Charts 16 years ago!


Elvis Presley - 30 #1 Hits

Elvis Presley, the late King Of Rock and Roll, took out his first posthumous #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart when the compilation 30 #1 Hits spent four weeks in the top spot in September/October 2002. The album spent its first four week on the chart at #1 before going on to notch up 12 weeks in the Top Ten and 41 weeks in the Top 50.

30 #1 Hits hit #9 on the 2002 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart. It was accredited 7x Platinum.

As well as featuring Elvis classics such as ‘Heartbreak Hotel’, ‘Hound Dog’, ‘Return To Sender’ and ‘Burning Love’, the album featured one new track: the Junkie XL remix of ‘A Little Less Conversation’ (#1 Jun. ’02).

Elvis Presley hit #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart again with release If I Can Dream (#1 Nov. ’15).


Nelly Feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma

Rapper Nelly scored his first #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart when the Kelly Rowland collaboration ‘Dilemma’ spent four consecutive weeks in the top spot in October/November 2002. Taken from the album Nellyville (#2 Jul. ’02) and the follow-up single to ‘Hot In Herre’ (#3 Jul. ’02), ‘Dilemma’ debuted at #1. After dropping from #1 after four weeks, the single went on to spend14 weeks in the top ten and 19 weeks in the top 50.

‘Dilemma’ was #4 on the 2002 ARIA End Of Year Singles Chart and has been accredited 3x Platinum.

Nelly has hit #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with two other releases: ‘My Place’ /’Flap Your Wings’ (#1 Aug. ’04) and ‘Over And Over’ (#1 Feb. ’05). His most recent chart appearance was with ‘The Fix’ (#3 Sept. ’15).