Pop Smoke, the fast-rising hip-hop artist whose life was taken in a house invasion on the age of simply 20, is the brand new chief of Australia’s albums chart.
The Los Angeles-based artist’s debut LP Shoot For The Stars Goal For The Moon (Common) bows at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, with three tracks from it impacting the nationwide singles survey (“The Woo” at No. 25, “For The Evening” at No. 32 and “Dior” at No. 48).
Pop Smoke’s posthumous launch follows two mixtapes, Meet The Woo (2019) and Meet The Woo 2 (2020), the latter debuting at No. 33 final week and rising to No. 24 on the present listing.
Shoot For The Stars is the primary posthumous LP to high the Australian chart in additional than two years. The final to take action was Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu’s history-making Djarimirri (Little one Of The Rainbow) (Skinnyfish Music/MGM Distribution), which led the survey in April 2018.
Coming in at No. 2 on this week’s albums chart is King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s double set Chunky Shrapnel (Flightless Information/Inertia), the soundtrack to the prolific outfit’s music documentary.
Chunky Shrapnel dropped digitally in April, however makes an enormous splash on the ARIA Albums Chart following its launch on vinyl. It’s the Melbourne psychedelic rock outfit’s 10th go to to the nationwide high 10. Not surprisingly, Chunky Shrapnel guidelines the ARIA Vinyl Albums Chart.
This week’s high 5 is rounded out by Bob Dylan’s comeback album Tough and Rowdy Methods (down 2-Three through Columbia/Sony), Harry Types’ Advantageous Line (down 3-Four through Columbia/Sony) and the all-star charity fundraising album Music From The Dwelling Entrance (down 1-5 through Bloodlines/Common).
The Authentic Broadway Forged recording of Hamilton – An American Musical (Atlantic/Warner) blasts again into the chart at No. 7, a brand new peak, following the arrival final week of a filmed model of the musical smash on Disney +.
One other album having fun with a burst of power off the again of its film counterpart is Eurovision Music Contest: The Story Of Fireplace Saga (Sony), which begins at No. 44. Fireplace Saga, which options Will Ferrell, Demi Lovato, Tiesto and others, is the soundtrack to the comedy movie which launched June 26 on Netflix and has been hit in these elements ever since.
Over on the ARIA Singles Chart, Kiwi producer Jawsh 685 (actual identify Joshua Stylah) extends his reign as “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” (Columbia/Sony), his collaboration with Jason Derulo, begins a second straight week at No. 1. “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” additionally guidelines the Official U.Ok. Singles Chart.
Lastly, Gold Coast artist Amy Shark bounces into the ARIA Singles Chart with “All people Rise,” new at No. 49. Produced by New Zealander Joel Little (Taylor Swift, Lorde, Broods), it’s Sharks’ first new entry since “Mess Her Up” (Wonderlick/Sony) went to No. 29 in June 2019. It’s the most popular begin for any homegrown single in Australia this week.
Shark lately signed a world administration deal with powerhouse U.S. administration firm Purple Gentle Administration.