Welcome to This Week In Pop.
This week, Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' stays at #1, Sia debuts her Christmas album and Camila Cabello is on top of the Singles Chart for a second week.
This week's album chartifacts
#1: Taylor Swift ‘Reputation’ – Taylor Swift’s sixth studio album holds #1 for a second straight week on the ARIA Albums Chart. Worldwide, 'Reputation' sold two million copies in its first week of release.
#4: Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ – A week on from returning to the top ten, Michael Buble’s 'Christmas' has climbed a further three spots to hit the top five for a 34th week.
#7: Sia ‘Everyday Is Christmas’ (debut) – Sia scores her fourth top ten appearance on the ARIA Albums Chart with 'Everyday Is Christmas'. The Adelaide-born singer-songwriter’s first festive album features a set of all new compositions.
#8: Paul Kelly ‘Life Is Fine’ – Following the live broadcast of his concert on the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House on Sunday night, Paul Kelly’s former #1 album 'Life Is Fine' jumps 16 spots to #8. Kelly’s best of collection 'Songs From The South Volume 1 & 2' re-enters the chart at #22.
#9: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill ‘The Rest Of Our Life’ (debut) – Husband and wife duo Tim McGraw & Faith Hill release their first collaborative album 'The Rest Of Our Life'. The American country stars have both previously charted a number of times; McGraw last charted with 'Damn Country Music' (#19 November ’15).
This week's single chartifacts
#1: Camila Cabello Feat. Young Thug ‘Havana’ – Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ holds the top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week. As well as hitting #1 in Australia, the UK and Canada, it’s peaked to date at #2 in the US and New Zealand.
#3: Post Malone ‘I Fall Apart’ – A jump of one spot moves Post Malone’s ‘I Fall Apart’ to #3 this week. With ‘Rockstar’ still at #2, the American rapper holds two spots in the top three on this week’s chart.
#5: Selena Gomez & Marshmello ‘Wolves’ – A week on from hitting the top ten for the first time, ‘Wolves’ climbs up a further four spots to make its first top five appearance. Marshmello’s collaboration with Khalid, ‘Silence’, has also hit a new peak this week at #6.
Top 10 Albums
1. 'Reputation' – Taylor Swift
2. 'Beautiful Trauma' – P!nk
3. '÷' – Ed Sheeran'
4. 'Christmas' – Michael Buble
5. 'The Thrill Of It All' – Sam Smith
6. 'The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs From The Original 7 Series)' – Jessica Mauboy
7. 'Everyday Is Christmas' – Sia
8. 'Life Is Fine' – Paul Kelly
9. 'The Rest Of Our Life' – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
10. 'Friends For Christmas' [Deluxe Edition] – John Farnham
Top 10 Singles
1. 'Havana' – Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug
2. 'Rockstar' – Post Malone featuring 21 Savage
3. 'I Fall Apart' – Post Malone
4. 'Perfect' – Ed Sheeran
5. 'Wolves' – Selena Gomez & Marshmello
6. 'Silence' – Marshmello featuring Khalid
7. 'Young Dumb & Broke' – Khalid
8. 'Too Good At Goodbyes' – Sam Smith
9. 'What Lovers Do' – Maroon 5 featuring SZA
10. 'New Rules' – Dua Lipa