ARIA Charts: The Kid Laroi breaks into the top three albums

The Kid Laroi

Taylor Swift and Jack Harlow land #1 spots

The Kid Laroi’s debut studio album The First Time lands in the ARIA Albums Chart this week with a #3 debut, while Taylor Swift holds at #1 for a third straight week with 1989 (Taylor’s Version).

The First Time contains the recent hits Love Again, Too Much (with Jung Kook and Central Cee) and Bleed. The Redfern born-and-raised singer’s mixtape F*ck Love (Savage) hit #1 for one week in 2021. He has won three ARIA Awards, with Love Again receiving two nominations at Wednesday night’s Awards for Best Solo Artist and Song of the Year.

Stray Kids debut at #2 with Rock-Star, the South Korean boy band’s fifth charting album or EP here. They climbed to #2 earlier this year with 5-Star.

Re-issues of The Beatles’ greatest hits albums 1962-1966 (The Red Album) and 1967-1970 (The Blue Album) jump back to the chart at #15 and #8 respectively. 1967-70 contains the new track Now And Then, which debuted at #6 on the ARIA Singles Chart last week.

In 1973, 1967-1970 peaked at #8 – which it matches this week – and 1962-1966 climbed to #9. The Beatles’ most recent #1 album here was 1, which spent nine weeks on top in late 2000 and early 2001.

Higher, the fifth studio album by American country music singer Chris Stapleton debuts at #13, while Old Mervs arrive at #33 with Give It Up, the West Australian band’s first charting album.

Hilltop Hoods are new at #37 with The Highlights, and in more Australian success, Fronzoli by Psychedelic Porn Crumpets debuts at #72.

On the Singles Chart, Jack Harlow comes in at #1 with his new track Lovin On Me. It’s his fifth top 10 hits here: What’s Poppin hit #8 in 2020, Industry Baby (with Lil Nas X) peaked at #4 in 2021 and First Class spent two weeks at #1 in 2022. He also featured on Jung Kook’s 3D, which went to #7 last month.

Dua Lipa is new at #7 with Houdini, the first track from her upcoming third album, which arrives next year. It’s her 11th top 10 single here, following Be The One (#6 in 2015), New Rules (#2 in 2017), IDGAF (#3 in 2018), One Kiss with Calvin Harris (#3 in 2018), Don’t Start Now (#2 in 2019), Physical (#9 in 2019), Break My Heart (#7 in 2019), Levitating with DaBaby (#4 in 2020), Cold Heart with Elton John and PNAU (#1 for 10 weeks in 2021 and 2022) and Dance The Night (#3 earlier this year).

2023 ARIA Chart Toppers

January 2 Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You
January 9 Sam Smith & Kim Petras Unholy
January 16 SZA Kill Bill
January 23 Miley Cyrus Flowers
January 30 Miley Cyrus Flowers
February 6 Miley Cyrus Flowers
February 13 Miley Cyrus Flowers
February 20 Miley Cyrus Flowers
February 27 Miley Cyrus Flowers
March 6 Miley Cyrus Flowers
March 13 Miley Cyrus Flowers
March 20 Miley Cyrus Flowers
March 27 Miley Cyrus Flowers
April 3 Miley Cyrus Flowers
April 10 Miley Cyrus Flowers
April 17 Morgan Wallen Last Night
April 24 Morgan Wallen Last Night
May 1 Morgan Wallen Last Night
May 8 Morgan Wallen Last Night
May 15 Morgan Wallen Last Night
May 29 Morgan Wallen Last Night
June 5 Morgan Wallen Last Night
June 12 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
June 19 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
June 26 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
July 3 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
July 10 Olivia Rodrigo Vampire
July 17 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
July 24 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
July 31 Central Cee & Dave Sprinter
August 7 Billie Eilish What Was I Made For?
August 14 Billie Eilish What Was I Made For?
August 21 Billie Eilish What Was I Made For?
August 28 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
September 4 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
September 11 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
September 18 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
September 25 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
October 2 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
October 30 Doja Cat Paint The Town Red
November 6 Taylor Swift Is It Over Now?(Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)
November 13 Taylor Swift Is It Over Now?(Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)
November 20 Jack Harlow Lovin On Me

January 2 Taylor Swift Midnights
January 9 Taylor Swift Midnights
January 16 Taylor Swift Midnights
January 23 Taylor Swift Midnights
January 30 SZA SOS
February 6 Sam Smith Gloria
February 13 Taylor Swift Midnights
February 20 Paramore This Is Why
February 27 P!nk Trustfall
March 6 Harry Styles Harry’s House
March 13 Harry Styles Harry’s House
March 20 Miley Cyrus Endless Summer Vacation
March 27 Morgan Wallen One Day At A Time
April 3 Lana Del Ray Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
April 10 Melanie Martinez Portals
April 17 Cub Sport Jesus At The Gay Bar
April 24 Metallica 72 Reasons
May 1 Morgan Wallen One Thing At A Time
May 8 Peach PRC Manic Dream Pixie
May 15 Ed Sheeran –
May 29 Lewis Capaldi Broken By Desire To Be Heavenly Sent
June 5 Taylor Swift Midnights
June 12 Foo Fighters But Here We Are 
June 19 Niall Horan The Show
June 26 The Teskey Brothers The Winding Way
July 3 Kerser A Gift & A Kers
July 10 Taylor Swift Midnights
July 17 Taylor Swift Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)
July 24 Taylor Swift Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)
July 31 Barbie The Album
August 7 Travis Scott Utopia
August 14 Travis Scott Utopia
August 21 G Flip Drummer
August 28 Barbie The Album
September 4 Powderfinger Vulture Street (20th Anniversary)
September 11 Polaris Fatalism
September 18 Olivia Rodrigo GUTS
September 25 Olivia Rodrigo GUTS
October 2 Kylie Minogue Tension
October 30 The Rolling Stones Hackney Diamonds
November 6 Taylor Swift 1989 (Taylor’s Version)
November 13 Taylor Swift 1989 (Taylor’s Version)
November 20 Taylor Swift 1989 (Taylor’s Version)

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