The Christmas bells are ringing on the primary ARIA Singles Chart of 2019 as Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” (Columbia/Sony) hits No. 1 for the primary time and festive classics by Wham, Band Aid and John Lennon influence the highest 20.
Carey’s five-times platinum holidays traditional peaked at No. 2 on Australia’s singles survey throughout its authentic chart run again in 1994, and has been re-entering the chart each December since 2012. On this week’s tally, the music rises 10-1 in its 30th week, as Wham’s “Last Christmas” (Sony) improves 18-5 for simply its second stint within the prime 5 since its inaugural look at No. three in December 1984.
Also, the all-star 2014 recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" (Virgin/EMI) by Band Aid 30, that includes Bono, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, One Direction and others leaps 37-Eight and “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (Universal), recorded in 1971 by John Lennon, Yoko Ono & the Plastic Ono Band, bows at No. 14. The single beforehand cracked the highest 10 within the early ‘70s, previous to the launch of the official ARIA Charts.
The Christmas spirit is felt throughout the highest 50, with seasonal tunes by Justin Bieber, The Jackson 5, Brenda Lee, Paul Kelly, Tony Bennett, Burl Ives, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and extra making impressions.
On the ARIA Albums Chart, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born (Interscope/Universal) soundtrack locks up prime spot for a 10th week.
U.S. hip-hop star 21 Savage has the week’s highest debut along with his second studio set I Am > I Was (Epic/Sony), new at No. 34. It’s Savage’s highest solo peak up to now, eclipsing the No. 42 for his debut Issa Album and his 2017 collaboration with Offset and Metro Boomin on Without Warning, which reached No.39.