This Week In Pop – 26 April, 2018

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This week, the late Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu's album debuts on top and Drake enjoys a new #1 single.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu ‘Djarimirri (Child Of The Rainbow)’ (Debut) – With his fourth studio album, the late Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu scores his first #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Posthumously released, 'Djarimirri (Child Of The Rainbow)' was completed just weeks before the Yolngu singer-songwriter’s passing in July 2017.
#9: Breaking Benjamin ‘Ember’ (Debut) – American rockers Breaking Benjamin crack the top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart for the first time with Ember. The group’s sixth album comes three years on from their only other Top 50 entry, 'Dark Before Dawn' (#11 June ’15) and four years on from their return from hiatus.
#10: Jason Aldean ‘Rearview Town’ (Debut) – Jason Aldean takes out a second Top Ten entry with 'Rearview Town'. The American country star scored his highest peak with previous release 'They Don’t Know' (#5 September ’16). 'Rearview Town' includes collaborations with Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line.

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Drake ‘Nice For What’ – Drake takes over from himself at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Nice For What’. The track, which debuted at #7 last week, ends the run of ‘God’s Plan’, which held #1 for 11 consecutive weeks. It’s the Canadian rapper’s third #1 single in Australia, having previously topped the chart for seven weeks with ‘One Dance’ (#1 May ’16).
#9: Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa ‘One Kiss’ – After debuting at #17 last week, ‘One Kiss’ by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa moves up eight spots to crack the Top Ten in its second week on the chart. It becomes Harris’ 14th Top Ten as lead artist and Dua Lipa’s fourth Top Ten entry.

Top 10 Albums

1. ‘Djarimirri (Child Of The Rainbow)’ – Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
2. '÷' – Ed Sheeran
3. 'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
4. 'Golden' – Kylie Minogue
5. 'Invasion Of Privacy' – Cardi B
6. 'Revamp: The Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin' – Various
7. 'My Dear Melancholy' – The Weeknd
8. 'X' – Ed Sheeran
9. 'Ember' –
10. 'America' – 30 Seconds To Mars

Top 10 Singles

1. 'Nice For What' – Drake
2. 'Psycho' – Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign
3. 'God's Plan' – Drake
4. 'Love Lies' – Khalid & Normani
5. 'Call Out My Name' – The Weeknd
6. 'Freaky Friday' – Lil Dicky featuring Chris Brown
7. 'Friends' – Marshmello & Anne Marie
8. 'The Middle' – Zedd & Grey featuring Maren Morris
9. 'One Kiss' – Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
10. 'These Days' – Rudimental featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen

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