This Week In Pop – 27 February, 2019

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This week, Ariana Grande heads up both charts while The Cat Empire, Florida Georgia Line and Avril Lavigne debut new work.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Ariana Grande ‘Thank U, Next’ – Ariana Grande holds the #1 spot on both ARIA Charts for a second straight week as 'Thank U, Next' retains the top place on the Albums Chart. It becomes Grande’s first album to spend more than one week at #1.
#4: The Cat Empire ‘Stolen Diamonds’ (Debut) – Melbourne’s The Cat Empire release their eighth studio album, 'Stolen Diamonds'. It’s the group’s first release since 'Rising With The Sun' (#1 March ’16) and their sixth to chart in the Top Ten. They also previously hit #1 with 'Two Shoes' (#1 April ’05).
#7: Florida Georgia Line 'Can't Say I Ain't Country' (Debut) – Florida Georgia Line take out their second Top Ten album on the ARIA Charts with Can't Say I Ain't Country'. It’s the American duo’s third studio album and features an appearance by Jason Derulo, as well as a version of the collaboration with Bebe Rexha, ‘Meant To Be’ (#2 January ’18). Florida Georgia Line also peaked at #7 with previous album, Dig Your Roots (#7 September ’16).
#9: Avril Lavigne ‘Head Above Water’ (Debut) – Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne returns with Head Above Water, her first album in six years. Lavigne’s sixth studio album is also her sixth to hit the ARIA Top Ten and is the follow-up to her self-titled album (#7 November ’13). Avril Lavigne has previously topped the Albums Chart with 'Let Go' (#1 December ’02), 'Under My Skin' (#1 May ’04) and 'Goodbye Lullaby' (#1 March ’11).

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Ariana Grande ‘7 Rings’ – For the fifth week in a row, Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ holds #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart. After having 12 tracks in last week’s Top 50, the American artist has eight in this week’s chart, including sitting at #2 with ‘Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored’.
#9: Khalid ‘Talk’ – Moving up 15 spots in its second week on the chart, ‘Talk’ by Khalid hits the Top Ten for the first time. It becomes the American singer-songwriter’s fourth Top Ten as a lead artist.

Top 10 Albums

1. 'Thank U, Next' – Ariana Grande
2. 'Bohemian Rhapsody' – Queen
3. 'A Star Is Born' – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
4. 'Stolen Diamonds' – The Cat Empire
5. 'Greatest Hits' – Queen
6. 'The Platinum Collection' – Queen
7. 'Can't Say I Ain't Country' – Florida Georgia Line
8. 'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
9. 'Head Above Water' – Avril Lavigne
10. 'Kamikaze' – Eminem

Top 10 Singles

1. '7 Rings' – Ariana Grande
2. 'Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored' – Ariana Grande
3. 'Sunflower' – Post Malone & Swae Lee
4. 'WOW' – Post Malone
5. 'Bury A Friend' – Billie Eilish
6. 'Shallow' – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
7. 'Sweet But Psycho' – Ava Max
8. 'Dancing With A Stranger' – Sam Smith & Normani
9. 'Talk' – Khalid
10. 'Without Me' – Halsey


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