This Week In Pop – 17 October, 2017

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This week, Triple J's 'Like A Version' album tops the chart and Post Malone's 'Rockstar' gains a third week atop the Singles Chart.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Various ‘Triple J's Like A Version 13’ (debut) –The thirteenth installment of 'Triple J’s Like A Version' series has become the fifth release in a row to debut at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. The album includes the likes of DMA’s covering Cher, Tash Sultana covering MGMT, A.B. Original covering Paul Kelly (with help from the man himself), Polish Club covering Flume, Amy Shark covering Silverchair and more.
#2: Jessica Mauboy ‘The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs From The Original 7 Series)’ (debut) – A year on from 'The Secret Daughter (Songs From The TV Series)' (#1 October ’16), Jessica Mauboy returns with 'The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs From The Original 7 Series)'. As well as original single ‘Fallin'’ (#11 July ’17), the album includes covers of tracks originally made famous by The Church, Crowded House, Paul Kelly, Lighthouse Family, Aretha Franklin, Goanna and more.
#4: Marilyn Manson ‘Heaven Upside Down’ (debut) – Marilyn Manson picks up a sixth top ten appearance with 'Heaven Upside Down'. The American shock rocker’s tenth album comes just over two years on from 'The Pale Emperor '(#6 February ’15).
#9: Liam Gallagher ‘As You Were’ (debut) – Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher steps back into the spotlight with solo debut 'As You Were'. The album gives the Britpop legend his first appearance in the top 50 since previous band Beady Eye’s debut album 'Different Gear, Still Speeding' (#18 March ’11). It’s his first top ten album since Oasis’ final studio release 'Dig Out Your Soul' (#5 October ’08).
#10: Post Malone ‘Stoney’ – In its eighth week in the top 50, Post Malone’s debut album has climbed eight spots to enter the top ten for the first time. Both ‘Congratulations’ (#30 August ’17) and ‘I Fall Apart’ (#26 October ‘17) feature on the album and are in this week’s Singles Chart.

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Post Malone Feat. 21 Savage ‘Rockstar’ – It’s week three at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for Post Malone’s ‘Rockstar’. The American rapper has scored a new entry on this week’s chart, debuting at #26 with ‘I Fall Apart’.
#2: Camila Cabello Feat. Young Thug ‘Havana’ – Jumping up six spots from last week, ‘Havana’ scores a new peak, overtaking Fifth Harmony’s ‘Work From Home’ (#3 April ’16) as Camila Cabello’s highest ARIA Singles Chart peak.
#4: Ed Sheeran ‘Perfect’ – Debuting at #6 on the Singles Chart in the week back in March that Ed Sheeran’s '÷' debuted at #1 on the Albums Chart, ‘Perfect’ returned to the chart three weeks ago at #41. After hitting #19 last week, it’s up another 15 spots this week to claim a new peak.
#9: Portugal. The Man ‘Feel It Still’ – In its seventh week in the top 50, ‘Feel It Still’ climbs into the top ten for the first time thanks to a jump of six spots. It becomes American band Portugal. The Man’s first top ten single in Australia.
#10: Macklemore Feat. Kesha ‘Good Old Days’ – With a move of six, ‘Good Old Days’ becomes Macklemore’s seventh top ten on the ARIA Singles Chart as either a solo artist or with Ryan Lewis.

Top 10 Albums

1. 'Triple J's Like A Version 13' – Various Artists
2. 'The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs From The Original 7 Series) – Jessica Mauboy
3. '÷' – Ed Sheeran
4. 'Heaven Upside Down' – Marilyn Manson
5. 'Now' – Shania Twain
6. 'Gemini' – Macklemore
7. 'Concrete And Gold' – Foo Fighters
8. 'Wonderful Wonderful' – The Killers
9. 'As You Were' – Liam Gallagher
10. 'Stoney' – Post Malone

Top 10 Singles

1. 'Rockstar' – Post Malone featuring 21 Savage
2. 'Havana' – Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug
3. 'Glorious' – Macklemore featuring Skylar Grey
4. 'Perfect' – Ed Sheeran
5. 'Too Good At Goodbyes' – Sam Smith
6. 'Dusk Till Dawn' – Zayn featuring Sia
7. 'New Rules' – Dua Lipa
8. 'Young Dumb & Broke' – Khalid
9. 'Feel It Still' – Portugal. The Man
10. 'Good Old Days' – Macklemore featuring Kesha


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