Third #1 album for Drake
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Third #1 album for Drake

May 9, 2020

Debuts also for Elevation Worship, Killswitch Engage and more!

Released as a warm-up before his sixth studio album, Drake debuts in the top spot on this week’s Albums Chart with Dark Lane Demo Tapes.
Following the released of his COVID-19 inspired track ‘Six Feet Apart’, Luke Combs jumps to #9 with What You Get Is What You See. His previous album, This One’s For You, moves up three to #12.
Debuting at #16 on the Singles Chart with the Marshmello collaboration ‘Be Kind’, Halsey moves up four to #19 with Manic.
With her ‘Say So’ track jumping back up to #5, Doja Cat’s Hot Pink is up eight to #32.
#1: Drake ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ – Drake scores his third #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with the mixtape Dark Lane Demo Tapes. The Canadian rapper’s first chart entry since Care Package (#7 Aug. ’19) features the single ‘Toosie Slide’ (#3 Apr. ’20), as well as appearances by Future, Young Thug, Playboy Carti and more. Drake has previously hit #1 with Views (#1 May ’16) and Scorpion (#1 Jul. ’18). It’s also his eighth album to appear in the Top Ten.
#38: Elevation Worship ‘Graves Into Gardens (Live)’ – American worship music group Elevation Worship make their third appearance in the Top 50 with Graves Into Gardens (Live). It’s their first release to chart locally since There Is A Cloud (#33 Mar. ’17). Elevation Worship’s first chart entry was with Here As In Heaven (#27 Feb. ’16).
#45: Killswitch Engage ‘Atonement II B-Sides For Charity’ – American metalcore band Killswitch Engage raise money for the COVID-19 fight with Atonement II B-Sides For Charity. The six tracks on the release were left off their last studio album, Atonement (#4 Aug. ’19). It becomes Killswitch Engage’s seventh album to chart in the ARIA Top 50.
#49: Wil Wagner ‘I Hope I Don't Come Across Intense’ – Smith Street Band front man Wil Wagner digitally releases the demo collection I Hope I Don't Come Across Intense. Featuring demos recorded between 2009 and 2015, the album was first released in a limited run of 100 in 2015. The Smith Street Band hit #1 two weeks ago with the album Don't Waste Your Anger (#1 Apr. ’20) and charted in March with Live At The Triffid (#4 Mar. ’20).