This Week In Pop – 11 January, 2021

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This week, Taylor Swift is on the top of the Albums Chart for a fourth week, while 24kGoldn stays atop the Singles Chart.

This week's album chartifacts

#1: Taylor Swift ‘evermore’ – Taylor Swift’s 'evermore' holds the #1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart for a fourth consecutive week. It equals the run in the top spot by Swift’s previous album, 'folklore'. Of the American singer-songwriter’s seven #1 albums, only '1989' has more weeks at the top (nine weeks).
#2: Harry Styles ‘Fine Line’ – 'Fine Line' by Harry Styles jumps up from #5 to #2 this week. It’s the 52nd week in the Top Ten for Styles’ second album. In total, it’s spent 56 weeks in the chart since being released in December 2019. The move comes in the week that the video for ‘Treat People with Kindness’ was released featuring Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
#3: The Kid Laroi ‘F*ck Love (Savage)’ – Climbing up from #6, The Kid Laroi’s debut mixtape 'F*ck Love (Savage)' returns to its Albums Chart peak. It previously hit #3 twice; first in August 2020 when 'F*ck Love' (the original version) debuted and again in November 2020 on the release of the re-titled deluxe edition 'F*ck Love (Savage)'. The Kid Laroi was nominated for three ARIA Awards in 2020.
#5: Pop Smoke ‘Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon’ – After nine weeks out of the Top Ten, Pop Smoke’s former #1 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' moves up eight spots to #5. Debuting in the top spot in July, the album spent 17 consecutive weeks in the Top Ten in 2020.

This week's single chartifacts

#1: 24kGoldn Feat. Iann Dior ‘Mood’ – American rapper 24kGoldn notches up his eleventh week at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with ‘Mood’. This week, the track started to appear on various 2020 End Of Year Charts, hitting #20 in the UK and #47 in the US. ARIA’s End Of Year Charts will be released on 15 January 2021.
#4: Dua Lipa ‘Levitating’ – The fourth Top Ten single from Dua Lipa’s 'Future Nostalgia' (#1 April ’20) claims a new peak as it hits #4. It’s the 13th week for ‘Levitating’ in the Top 50. 'Future Nostalgia' has moved back up the Albums Chart four places this week to #8.
#5: Justin Bieber ‘Anyone’ – Justin Bieber claims his first Top Ten for the new year with ‘Anyone’. The tracks follows on from a successful 2020 for the Canadian, who scored five Top Ten singles in 2020.
#8: Tones And I ‘Fly Away’ – Jumping up three spots to #8, ‘Fly Away’ becomes the third Top Ten single for Tones And I. The ARIA Award winner previously hit the Top Ten with ‘Dance Monkey’ (#1 October ’19) and ‘Never Seen The Rain’ (#7 December ’19).

Top 10 Albums

1. 'Evermore' – Taylor Swift
2. 'Fine Line' – Harry Styles
3. 'F*ck Love (Savage)' – The Kid Laroi
4. 'PWR/UP' – AC/DC
5. 'Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon' – Pop Smoke
6. 'Plastic Hearts' – Miley Cyrus
7. 'Folklore' – Taylor Swift
8. 'Future Nostalgia' – Dua Lipa
9. 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?' – Billie Eilish
10. 'Positions' – Ariana Grande

Top 10 Singles

1. 'Mood' – 24kGoldn featuring Iann Dior
2. 'Without You' – The Kid Laroi
3. 'Head & Heart' – Joel Corry, MNEK
4. 'Levitating' – Dua Lipa
5. 'Anyone' – Justin Bieber
6. 'Positions' – Ariana Grande
7. 'Afterglow' – Ed Sheeran
8. 'Fly Away' – Tones And I
9. 'So Done' – The Kid Laroi
10. 'Blinding Lights' – The Weeknd



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