This Week In Pop – 16 July, 2018

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Welcome to This Week In Pop.

This week, Drake and 5SOS hold their positions atop both charts while P!nk's current Australian tour gets her back into the top ten.

This week's album chartifacts:

#1: Drake ‘Scorpion’ – Drake holds on to the top spot on the ARIA Albums Chart for a second week with 'Scorpion'. His previous chart-topper 'Views' (#1 May ’16) only spent one week at #1.
#6: P!nk ‘Beautiful Trauma’ – As her Australian tour wraps up its first week, P!nk’s former #1 'Beautiful Trauma' returns to the Top Ten for a 21st week. The American singer-songwriter’s 'Greatest Hits...So Far!!!' has moved up two spots to #15.
#10: Celine Dion ‘The Best So Far...2018 Tour Edition’ – Ahead of her Australian tour, Celine Dion returns to the Top 50 for the first time in five years with 'The Best So Far...2018 Tour Edition'. The album includes #1 singles ‘The Power Of Love’ (#1 April ’94), ‘Because You Loved Me’ (#1 August ’96) and ‘My Heart Will Go On’ (#1 February ’98), as well as other hits from throughout the Canadian star’s career.

This week's single chartifacts:

#1: 5 Seconds Of Summer ‘Youngblood’ – For the eighth straight week, Sydney’s 5 Seconds Of Summer top the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Youngblood’.  The track joins Austin Tayshus’ ‘Australiana’. Savage Garden’s ‘Truly Madly Deeply’ and Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ in a tie for the second most weeks at #1 on the chart.
#3: Drake ‘In My Feelings’ – After scoring eleven entries in last week’s Top 50, Drake’s dominance has reduced this week, with seven tracks remaining in the chart. His highest entry this week comes with ‘In My Feelings’. After debuting at #15 last week, it’s jumped up to #3 to become the Canadian rapper’s ninth Top Five entry.
#5: Dean Lewis ‘Be Alright’ – In its second week in the Top 50, Dean Lewis’ ‘Be Alright’ moves up 14 spots to #5, becoming the Sydney singer-songwriter’s first appearance in the ARIA Top Ten.
#8: Juice WRLD ‘Lucid Dreams’ – Seven weeks into its run in the chart, Juice WRLD’s debut entry ‘Lucid Dreams’ hits the Top Ten for the first time at #8. It has also cracked the Top Ten in the US and New Zealand.
#10: Dennis Lloyd ‘Nevermind’ – With a move of ten spots, Israeli musician/producer Dennis Lloyd hits the Top Ten for the first time with ‘Nevermind’. The track debuted on the chart in April and previously peaked at #19 for three weeks.

Top 10 Albums

 1.    'Scorpion' – Drake
 2.    'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
 3.    '÷' – Ed Sheeran
 4.    'High As Hope' – Florence + The Machine
 5.    'Beerbongs & Bentleys' – Post Malone
 6.    'Beautiful Trauma' – P!nk
 7.    '?' – XXXTentacion
 8.    'Shawn Mendes' – Shawn Mendes
 9.    'Pray For The Wicked' – Panic! At The Disco
 10. 'The Best So Far...2018 Tour Edition' – Celine Dion

Top 10 Singles

 1.    'Youngblood' – 5 Seconds Of Summer
 2.    'Girls Like You' – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
 3.    'In My Feelings' – Drake
 4.    'Don't Matter To Me' – Drake featuring Michael Jackson
 5.    'Be Alright' – Dean Lewis
 6.    'Better Now' – Post Malone
 7.    'Solo' – Clean Bandit featuring Demi Lovato
 8.    'Lucid Dreams' – Juice WRLD
 9.    '2002' – Anne-Marie
 10. 'Nevermind' – Dennis Lloyd


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