Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

a[euro][approximately]Boom' Formula for Number 1; Fifth Song with the Word in Its Title to Top ARIA Chart

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

a[euro][approximately]Boom' Formula for Number 1; Fifth Song with the Word in Its Title to Top ARIA Chart

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IN HOLDING for a sixth week at number one, Karise Eden's double platinum album My Journey becomes the longest running chart topper by an Australian since Missy Higgins' The Sound Of White accrued seven (non consecutive) weeks at #1 in May 2005.

Before Missy, Delta Goodrem achieved the feat twice in 2003 with her debut album, Innocent Eyes.

It's a great result for another Aussie act on the ARIA Singles Chart today, with Justice Crew scoring their first ARIA chart number one. Boom Boom takes over top spot for the Sydney based, seven-member dance and vocal group and in doing so, becomes the fifth track in ARIA chart history with Boom in the title to hit #1 on the singles chart.

On the ARIA Album Chart this week, fun jumps three places to a new peak of #2 with their album Some Nights.

Following his Australian promotional tour last week, Ed Sheeran's + races up 10 places to its original peak of #3, achieved back in May this year. Its the albums sixteenth week in the top 10.

Maroon 5 is another act to push forward this week, the US bands album Overexposed propelled by the hit single One More Night as it leaps five places to #4.

Missy Higgins is the third act this week to move back into the top five, as The Ol' Razzle Dazzle moves from 6 to 5, and jumping into the top 10 on debut is Plan B with Ill Manors at #9.

Outside the top 10 and Adele's 21 is up from 15 to 12, and right behind her, Lana Del Rey improves nine spots to #13 with her former chart-topper Born To Die.

Following his Australian tour, Jack White's Blunderbuss races from 34 to 23 and Hilltop Hoods bounce back also, up from 31 to 24 with Drinking From The Sun.

Having just announced they'll be touring our shores in November, Nickelback experiences a boost, up eight places to #28 with their former number one, Here And Now.

Further top 40 debuts this week include The Sapphire's Soundtrack at 17, Dance Again a[degrees]The Hits from Jennifer Lopez at 20, The Beatles' compilation Tomorrow Never Knows at 34 and Elton John vs Pnau with Good Morning To The Night at 40.

Maroon 5 edges closer to top spot, as their new hit One More Night jumps from 4 to 2 on this week's ARIA Singles Chart. …

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