This Week In Pop – 7 February, 2019

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Welcome to This Week In Pop.

This week, Ariana Grande holds at the peak with ‘7 Rings’, as Bring Me The Horizon debuts at Number One with ‘Amo’.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Bring Me The Horizon ‘Amo’ (Debut) – Bring Me The Horizon score their fourth straight #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with 'Amo'. The British rock band’s sixth studio album is the follow-up to 'That’s The Spirit' (#1 September ’15) and includes guest appearances by indie artist Grimes, Cradle Of Filth front man Dani Filth and rapper Rahzel.
#5: Backstreet Boys ‘DNA’ (Debut) – Veteran boyband the Backstreet Boys return to the ARIA Top Ten for the first time since 2005 with 'DNA'. The quintet’s ninth album is their first since 'In A World Like This' (#30 August ’13) and features ‘Don't Go Breaking My Heart’ (#50 May ’18), which was their first entry in the Singles Chart Top 50 in eleven years. The last Backstreet Boys album to hit the Top Ten was 'Never Gone' (#6 July ’05).
#8: Keith Urban ‘Graffiti U’ – Keith Urban's former #2 album 'Graffiti U' jumps up 12 spots to #8 as his Australian tour heads into the home stretch.

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Ariana Grande ‘7 Rings’ – Ariana Grande holds #1 on the ARIA Charts for a second week with ‘7 Rings’.
#6: Travis Scott & Drake ‘Sicko Mode’ – Jumping up six spots in its 26th week in the Top 50, Travis Scott and Drake’s ‘Sicko Mode’ claims a new peak. The track was #3 in the Triple J Hottest 100, which was broadcast on 27 January.
#9: Ocean Alley ‘Confidence’ (Debut) – Fresh from topping the Triple J Hottest 100, Ocean Alley hit the Singles Chart for the first time with ‘Confidence’. The track was one of four tracks by the Sydney band to feature in this year’s countdown; they also appeared with ‘Knees’ (#10), their cover of Player’s ‘Baby Come Back’ (#16) and ‘Happy Sad’ (#100).

Top 10 Albums

1. 'Amo' – Bring Me The Horizon
2. 'A Star Is Born' – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
3. 'Bohemian Rhapsody' – Queen
4. 'Greatest Hits' – Queen
5. 'DNA' – The Backstreet Boys
6. 'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
7. 'The Platinum Collection' – Queen
8. 'Graffiti U' – Keith Urban
9. '÷' – Ed Sheeran
10. 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' – Post Malone

Top 10 Singles

1. '7 Rings' – Ariana Grande
2. 'Sunflower' – Post Malone & Swae Lee
3. 'Sweet But Psycho' – Ava Max
4. 'WOW' – Post Malone
5. 'Without Me' – Halsey
6. 'Sicko Mode' – Travis Scott & Drake
7. 'Nothing Breaks Like A Heart' – Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus
8. 'Shallow' – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
9. 'Confidence' – Ocean Alley
10. 'Dancing With A Stranger' – Sam Smith & Normani


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