Midweek figures predicted it was going to be close and that’s exactly what happened on this week’s ARIA Albums chart, but The Boss has prevailed.
Bruce Springsteen’s 19th studio album Western Stars has debuted at #1 on the list (his third #1 Australian album), beating out Madonna‘s Madame X which has come in at #2.
Springsteen’s latest LP picked up a four-star review from The Music, with the work being dubbed “is another incredible chapter in the career of Springsteen”.
Other debuts on the Albums chart this week include Hayden James‘ Between Us (#9), Bastille‘s Doom Days (#21) and Baroness‘ Gold & Grey (#52).
Over on the Singles chart, Lil Nas X‘s Old Town Road has topped the list for a ninth straight week, holding out Taylor Swift‘s latest single, You Need To Calm Down, which has debuted at #3.
New entries on the chart this week include Drake‘s Money In The Grave featuring Rick Ross (#12), Flume‘s Let You Know featuring London Grammar (#31), Joji‘s Sanctuary (#42) and Blanco Brown‘s The Git Up (#45).
Check out all of the results here.