It’s five in a row for 5 Seconds of Summer as the pop-punk favorites blast to No.1 in Australia with 5SOS5.
The Australian band has led ARIA chart with every album release dating back to their 2014 self-titled debut and inclusive Sounds good Feels good (2015), Young blood(2018) and CALM(2020); their live album LiveSOSas of 2014 reached No. 7.
It’s a third consecutive homegrown title to bow at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, following Parkway Drive’s Darker Still and Meg Mac’s Question about time .
“What an incredible three weeks for Australian albums, congratulations to 5 Seconds of Summer on the success of their new album and an incredible decade of music loved around the world,” commented Annabelle Herd, CEO of ARIA, in a statement. “We are so proud of 5SOS and the success they continue to have globally, and we can’t wait to see them back on tour in Australia later this year.”
Meanwhile, Robbie Williams jumps 19-2 on the ARIA Chart with XXVfollowing his performance last weekend at the Melbourne Cricket Ground during the AFL Grand Final.XXV, which celebrates the former Take That star’s 25th year as a solo artist, recently opened at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart for its 14th leader, a record for a solo artist.
Further down the Australian chart, released on Friday (September 30), Seth Sentry sees his ARIA Award-nominated LPThis was tomorrowmake a flying return. The set jumps to No. 11 as the Australian hip-hop artist hits the road for the label’s 10th anniversary tour.This was tomorroworiginally peaked at No. 6 upon its release in 2012.
There’s a new No. 1 on ARIA Singles Chart as Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” hits the summit on its first try.
It’s the Smiths’ second No. 1 here, after “Too Good At Goodbyes” logged two weeks at the top in September-October 2017 (and 21 weeks in the top 50), and their first top 10 appearance since 2019’s “How Do You Sleep ”.
“Unholy” is Smith’s 14th top 40 single in Australia, seven of which hit the top 10.
“Unholy” unseats David Guetta & Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Good (Blue),” down 1-2, while OneRepublic’s “I Ain’t Worried” holds No. 3.