Justin Bieber's “Love Yourself” (Def Jam/Universal) starts a seventh straight week at No. 1 on Australia’s singles chart, while Adele’s 25 returns to summit in the national albums survey.
David Bowie’s catalog, meanwhile, carries on swamp the Top 100. The Thin White Duke sets another new record with 18 albums in the Top 100, eclipsing his 17 from a couple weeks ago.
Adele’s third album is eight-times platinum certified with eight non-successive weeks atop the ARIA Albums Chart. The British pop star's 25 and her sophomore album 21 have amassed an outstanding combined 40 weeks at No. 1.
25 dropped to No. 2 a couple weeks ago when Bowie’s final studio album Blackstar debuted inside top spot. The late legend’s gold-certified Blackstar slips to No. 2 for the latest list, though it’s the best-selling physical album on the chart week, in line with ARIA (25 sold more digital copies). Blackstar holds off Panic! At The Disco’s Death Of A Bachelor, which opens at No. 3; Bieber’s Purpose, and that is unchanged at No. 4 plus the Nothing Has Changed best-of (Parlophone/Warner Music), that is down 3-5 and is particularly one of three Bowie albums within the top 10 (his 1990 Best Of release rises 9-6, a different peak).
Panic! At The Disco’s Billboard 200-chart topping fifth studio album will be the alternative rock group’s third to hack the top ten Down Under. The band had an Australian No. 1 way back in April 2008 with Pretty. Odd.
Glenn Frey’s Jan. 18 death has ignited sales surges for The Eagles' The Complete Greatest Hits, which reenters the chart at No. 14, as well as the compilation Selected Works: 1972-1999, which returns towards the chart at No. 35.
On the singles survey, Bieber’s hot streak with “Love Yourself chords” could be the longest by any artist since Justice Crew's “Que Sera” spent nine consecutive weeks at the very best a year-and-a-half ago (“Que Sera” would have been a record-setter for just a homegrown song). The double-platinum "Love Yourself" is also the superior track on ARIA's Streaming Tracks chart.
The top five within the ARIA Singles Chart is rounded out by Jonas Blue feat. Dakota’s “Fast Car” (Virgin/EMI), unchanged at No. 2; Snakehips feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper's “All My Friends” (Sony), that is again at No. 3; Zara Larsson’s “Lush Life” (Epic/Sony), which improves 8-4 and Elle King’s’ “Ex’s and Oh’s” (Epic/Sony), up 7-5.
Sydney-raised electronic music produce Flume has the most notable debut soon with "Never Be Like You’"(featuring Kai), which starts at No .10. The track will appear within the ARIA Award-winning producer’s forthcoming second album Skin.