Ed Sheeran holds third week at #1 with No.6 Collaborations Project
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Ed Sheeran holds third week at #1 with No.6 Collaborations Project

August 3, 2019

Debuts for NF, Angie McMahon, Thy Art Is Murder and more!

For the third straight week, Ed Sheeran’s fourth album, No.6 Collaborations Project, holds #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
 
Conrad Sewell’s former #1 Life has jumped up 24 spots to #14 in its eighth week in the Top 50.
 
Returning to the chart for a 142th week, Adele’s 25 hits #29. The album previously spent eight non-consecutive weeks at #1 in 2015/16.
 
Debuts:
 
#3: NF ‘The Search’ – NF makes his Albums Chart debut with The Search. It’s the fourth studio album by the American rapper, whose real name is Nathan Feuerstein. NF’s last studio album was 2017’s Perception. A single from The Search, ‘Time’, has debuted at #39 on this week’s Singles Chart.
 
#5: Angie McMahon ‘Salt’ – Melbourne singer-songwriter Angie McMahon releases her debut album, Salt. The album comes two years on from ‘Slow Mover’, McMahon’s debut single, which has been accredited Gold and earned her two APRA Award nominations. She's also #1 on this week's ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.
 
#7: Chance The Rapper ‘The Big Day’ – Releasing his debut album, The Big Day, Chance The Rapper hits the ARIA Albums Chart for the first time. The American’s first proper album comes after a series of mixtapes including Coloring Book (2016), Acid Rap (2013) and 10 Day (2012). Chance The Rapper was recently meant to headline Splendour In The Grass but cancelled at the last minute, citing illness.
 
#11: Thy Art Is Murder ‘Human Target’ – Sydney deathcore band Thy Art Is Murder return with Human Target. The band’s fifth studio album comes two years on from Dear Desolation (#5 Aug. ’17), their highest-charting album to date.
 
#21: Of Monsters And Men ‘Fever Dream’ – Of Monsters And Men release Fever Dream, their first album in four years. The follow-up to Beneath The Skin (#4 Jun. ’15) is the Icelandic folk/pop band’s third album. They topped the chart with debut album, My Head Is An Animal (#1 Feb. ’13).
 
#27: YBN Cordae ‘The Lost Boy’ – With his debut album The Lost Boy, American rapper YBN Cordae makes his ARIA Charts debut. The album features a host of guests including Chance The Rapper, Anderson Paak, Ty Dolla Sign and Meek Mill.