This Week In Pop – 22 May, 2019

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Welcome to This Week In Pop.

This week, P!nk stays on top on the Albums Chart while Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber release new single 'I Don't Care' and make it to #1.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: P!nk ‘Hurts 2B Human’ – It’s week three at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for P!nk’s 'Hurts 2B Human'. The American artist’s previous album 'Beautiful Trauma' spent six weeks in the top spot.
#3: Lee Kernaghan ‘Backroad Nation’ (Debut) – Australian country star Lee Kernaghan takes out a tenth Top Ten entry on the ARIA Albums Chart with 'Backroad Nation'. The singer-songwriter’s 17th studio album is his first since 'The 25th Anniversary Album' (#2 April ’17). Kernaghan first hit the Top Ten with '1959' (#9 July ’95). He spent four weeks at #1 with 'Spirit Of The Anzacs' (#1 March ’15).
#10: David Campbell ‘Back In The Swing’ – Moving up four spots to #10 in its third week in the Top 50, Back In The Swing becomes David Campbell’s fifth Top Ten on the ARIA Albums Chart.

This week's single chartifacts

#1: Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber ‘I Don’t Care’ (Debut) – Teaming up for the single ‘I Don't Care’, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber debut at #1 on the ARIA Charts. The track becomes Sheeran’s fifth #1 single in Australia after ‘Sing’ (#1 May ’14), ‘Thinking Out Loud’ (#1 October ’14), ‘Shape Of You’ (#1 January ’17) and ‘Perfect’ (#1 December ’17); it’s Bieber’s third #1.
#7: Lewis Capaldi ‘Someone You Loved’ – In the week before his debut album, 'Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent', was released, Lewis Capaldi jumps five spots with ‘Someone You Loved’. The track previously peaked for two weeks at #10.

Top 10 Albums

 1.    'Hurts 2B Human' – P!nk
 2.    'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?' – Billie Eilish
 3.    'Backroad Nation' – Lee Kernaghan
 4.    'Farewell' – The Seekers
 5.    'A Place We Knew' – Dean Lewis
 6.    'Free Spirit' – Khalid
 7.    'Beerbongs & Bentleys' – Post Malone
 8.    'Bohemian Rhapsody' Soundtrack
 9.    'Chip Tooth Smile' – Rob Thomas
 10. 'Back In The Swing' – David Campbell

Top 10 Singles

 1.    'I Don't Care' – Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
 2.    'Old Town Road' – Lil Nas X
 3.    'Bad Guy' – Billie Eilish
 4.    'If I Can't Have You' – Shawn Mendes
 5.    '3 Nights' – Dominic Fike
 6.    'Me!' – Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie
 7.    'Someone You Loved' – Lewis Capaldi
 8.    'SOS' – Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc
 9.    'Sucker' – Jonas Brothers
 10. 'Sunflower' – Post Malone & Swae Lee



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