ARIA charts record of finest promoting artists for 2020 sees Harry Types scoop the pool
Harry Types and The Weeknd are 2020’s finest promoting artists on the ARIA charts – whereas solely two Australian singers made the record
Australia’s ARIA (Australian Recording Business Affiliation) charts weren’t very Australian in 2020, with simply two native acts within the high ten albums and singles.
The artists within the high ten included British pop star Harry Types, who had the highest promoting album of final 12 months with Superb Line coming in at primary.
American singer Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore, which was made in lockdown in secret and launched as a shock, reached quantity two.
Winner: Harry Types had the best promoting album of 2020 on Australia’s ARIA charts
Fellow U.S. resident Billie Eilish got here in at quantity three, together with her album, When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go?
Coming at quantity 4 was one of many solely Australian-based acts within the operating – with AC/DC ‘s album PWRϟUP sliding into the highest 5.
American singer-songwriter Luke Combs got here in at quantity 5, with What You See Is What You Get.
Shut: Coming at quantity 4 was one of many solely Australian-based acts within the operating – with AC/DC ‘s album PWRϟUP sliding into the highest 5 best-selling albums. AC/DC pictured
Australians did not fare a lot better within the singles wins, with the best promoting single going to American pop star The Weeknd with Blinding Lights.
At quantity two was American rapper SAINt JHN with Roses, whereas at quantity three was English singer and songwriter Dua Lipa with Do not Begin Now.
Lastly a neighborhood expertise obtained some illustration, with Australian pop star Tones And I at quantity 4 together with her mega-hit single Dance Monkey.
Runner uo: American singer Taylor Swift’s (pictured) new album Folklore, which was made in lockdown in secret and launched as a shock, reached quantity two in best-selling albums
Rounding out the highest 5 was American rapper DaBaby that includes fellow U.S star Roddy Wealthy, with their single Rockstar.
It comes after November’s ARIA Awards suffered a number of the worst rankings ever within the historical past of the present.
Hosted by singer Delta Goodrem, 2020’s ceremony drew in simply 287,000 viewers throughout the 5 main cities, reported TV Tonight, resulting in fears the awards might by no means be televised once more.
Slim pickings: Australian pop star Tones And I (pictured) got here in at quantity 4 in best-selling singles together with her mega-hit Dance Monkey
ARIA’s top-selling albums and singles of 2020
Albums high ten
1. Harry Types – Superb Line
2. Taylor Swift – folklore
3. Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go?
4. AC/DC – PWRϟUP
5. Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get
6. Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
7. Publish Malone – Hollywood’s Bleeding
8. Elton John – Diamonds
9. The Weeknd – After Hours
10. Eminem – Music To Be Murdered By
Singles high ten
1. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
2. SAINt JHN – Roses
3. Dua Lipa – Do not Begin Now
4. Tones And I – Dance Monkey
5. DaBaby Feat. Roddy Wealthy – Rockstar
6. Harry Types – Watermelon Sugar
7. Publish Malone – Circles
8. Lewis Capaldi – Earlier than You Go
9. Justin Bieber Feat. Quavo – Intentions
10. Doja Cat – Say So
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