What is wrong with South America? It seems countries like Brazil, Colombia and Paraguay are some of the few places in the world where Tones and I’s Dance Monkey has not topped the charts. The song continues its remarkable ARIA chart run this week – 35 weeks on the chart and 24 at #1.
The most likely candidates to unseat Dance Monkey this week were perhaps Yummy from Justin Bieber which jumped from #8 to #4.
Roddy Ricch could still make a run for the top after The Box jumped from #18 to #7 in its second week on the chart.
There were five new arrivals in the top 50:
#15 Future with Life is Good featuring Drake
#23 Selena Gomez with Rare
#41 Halsey with You Should Be Sad
#43 Mac Miller with Good News
#44 No Money Enterprise with German
The chart journey of the third album from Selena Gomez has started at #1 while the title track debuted at #20 on the Singles Chart. Rare is the first #1 album for Gomez here after Stars Dance peaked at #8 in 2013 and Revival climbed to #3 in 2015.
The remainder of the chart debuts this week all belonged to three new live albums from prolific psychedelic rockers King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. The band initially released two live albums to generate funds for bushfire relief and wildlife rescue. Both those $10 digital albums crash into the top 10 – Live in Adelaide ’19 arrived at #6 and Live in Paris ’19 at #9. A third album Live in Brussels ’19 was subsequently released and it too charted at #34.
Current an immanent tours are behind three other major chart moves this week:
Busy visitor Elton John sees his Diamonds collection jump from #8 to #4 after 84 weeks on the chart, taking it within just one place of its previous peak at #3.
Reformed Cold Chisel see their former #1 Blood Moon rebound again in its sixth week on the chart – up from #17 to #10.
Concerts, a festival appearance and showcase performance for Nova and the Hit Network have helped propel Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You from #30 to #19 after 26 weeks.