This Week In Pop – 22 August, 2018

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Welcome to This Week In Pop.

This week, Drake holds up a #1 while Nicki Minaj releases her new album 'Queen', making it into the top five.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Drake ‘Scorpion’ – After four weeks away from the top spot, Drake’s 'Scorpion' returns to #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for a third week. His return to #1 on the Albums Chart comes in the same week the Canadian rapper’s ‘In My Feelings’ has slipped from the top of the Singles Chart.
#4: Nicki Minaj ‘Queen’ (Debut) – Returning with her fourth studio album Nicki Minaj takes out a new peak on the ARIA Albums Chart. 'Queen' comes four years on from the American rapper’s previous release, 'The Pinkprint' (#19 December ’14).

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Dean Lewis ‘Be Alright’ – Sydney singer-songwriter Dean Lewis claims his first #1 on the ARIA Charts with the single ‘Be Alright’. The track hits the top spot in its seventh week in the Top 50 and its sixth week in the Top Ten.
#4: Benny Blanco Feat. Halsey & Khalid ‘Eastside’ – Five weeks into its run in the Top 50, Benny Blanco’s ‘Eastside’ moves up one spot to claim a new peak at #4.
#7: Panic! At The Disco ‘High Hopes’ – Jumping up seven spots, Panic! At The Disco’s ‘High Hopes’ hits #7. It becomes the American group’s first ever Top Ten on the ARIA Singles Chart. Their previous highest peak was with ‘I Write Sins Not Tragedies’ (#12 Aug. ’06).
#8: Jonas Blue ‘Rise’ – A week on from cracking the Top Ten for the first time, Jonas Blue’s fourth Top Ten single moves up one spot to claim a new peak at #8.

Top 10 Albums

 1.    'Scorpion' – Drake
 2.    'Astroworld' – Travis Scott
 3.    'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Soundtrack
 4.    'Queen' – Nicki Minaj
 5.    'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
 6.    '÷' – Ed Sheeran
 7.    'Beerbongs & Bentleys' – Post Malone
 8.    'The Best So Far... 2018 Tour Edition' – Celine Dion
 9.    '?' – XXXTentacion
 10. 'Love Monster' – Amy Shark

Top 10 Singles

 1.    'Be Alright' – Dean Lewis
 2.    'In My Feelings' – Drake
 3.    'Youngblood' – 5 Seconds Of Summer
 4.    'Eastside' – Benny Blanco featuring Halsey & Khalid
 5.    'Girls Like You' – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
 6.    'No Brainer' – DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber and Quavo featuring Chance The Rapper
 7.    'High Hopes' – Panic! At The Disco
 8.    'Rise' – Jonas Blue
 9.    'Healing Hands' – Conrad Sewell
 10. 'Sicko Mode' – Travis Scott & Drake


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