This Week In Pop – 6 August, 2018

Published in Music News  
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Welcome to This Week In Pop.

This week, DJ Khaled debuts new work with Justin Bieber, Quavo and Chance The Rapper. 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz all feature on a new track, too.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Soundtrack ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ – The soundtrack to 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' holds on to the #1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart for a second straight week. The film is currently #1 at the Australian box office.
#4: Celine Dion ‘The Best So Far...2018 Tour Edition’ – As her Australian tour finishes its first week, Celine Dion’s hits collection 'The Best So Far...2018 Tour Edition' moves up seven spots to hit a new peak at #4.
#9: Adam Harvey ‘The Nashville Tapes’ (Debut) – Country star Adam Harvey releases his tenth studio album, 'The Nashville Tapes'. Recorded with producer Nash Chambers in the US country music capital, it takes inspiration from Harvey’s love of 1970s country that came out of the city. The new album comes just over a year on from the collaboration with Beccy Cole, 'The Great Country Songbook Vol. II' (#6 May ’17).

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Drake ‘In My Feelings’ – It’s week three at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’. The track is currently #1 on charts across the globe including in the UK, US, Canada and New Zealand.
#2: Dean Lewis ‘Be Alright’ – Moving up a further position this week, Dean Lewis’ ‘Be Alright’ scores a new peak at #2.
#5: Benny Blanco Feat. Halsey & Khalid ‘Eastside’ – In its third week in the chart ‘Eastside’ jumps up seven spots to #5. It becomes Benny Blanco’s first solo track to crack the Top Ten.
#6: DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber & Quavo Feat. Chance the Rapper ‘No Brainer’ (Debut) – Just over a year on from topping the Singles Chart with ‘I’m The One’ (#1 May ’17) DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Quavo and Chance the Rapper join forces again for ‘No Brainer’. The single is the second released from DJ Khaled’s forthcoming eleventh album, 'Father Of Asahd'.
#8: 6ix9ine Feat. Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz ‘Fefe’ (Debut) – New York rapper 6ix9ine makes his ARIA Singles Chart debut with ‘Fefe’. The track features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj and producer Murda Beatz. Earlier in 2018 6ix9ine made his Albums Chart debut with 'Day69' (#11 March ’18).

Top 10 Albums

 1.    'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Soundtrack
 2.    'Scorpion' – Drake
 3.    'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
 4.    'The Best So Far... 2018 Tour Edition' – Celine Dion
 5.    'Love Monster' – Amy Shark
 6.    '÷' – Ed Sheeran
 7.    'Beautiful Trauma' – P!nk
 8.    'Beerbongs & Bentleys' – Post Malone
 9.    'The Nashville Tapes' – Adam Harvey
 10. 'Shawn Mendes' – Shawn Mendes

Top 10 Singles

 1.    'In My Feelings' – Drake
 2.    'Be Alright' – Dean Lewis
 3.    'Youngblood' – 5 Seconds Of Summer
 4.    'Girls Like You' – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
 5.    'Eastside' – Benny Blanco featuring Halsey & Khalid
 6.    'No Brainer' – DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber and Quavo featuring Chance The Rapper
 7.    'God Is A Woman' – Ariana Grande
 8.    'Fefe' – 6ix9ine featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz
 9.    'Better Now' – Post Malone
 10. 'Healing Hands' – Conrad Sewell


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