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List of number-one albums of 2016 (Australia)

The ARIA Albums Chart ranks the best-performing albums and extended plays (EPs) in Australia. Its data, published by the Australian Recording Industry Association, is based collectively on the weekly physical and digital sales of albums and EPs.[1] In 2016, 43 albums claimed the top spot, Adele's 25, and Disturbed's Immortalized already peaked at number one in 2015, and 13 acts achieved their first number-one album in Australia: The 1975, Matt Corby, Violent Soho, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Deftones, Drake, The Avalanches, Frank Ocean, A Day to Remember, Sticky Fingers, Jessica Mauboy and Illy.

ARIA Charts
number-one albums of 2016
Other Australian number-one charts of 2016
singles
urban singles
dance singles
club tracks
digital tracks
streaming tracks
Top Australian singles and albums of 2016
Triple J Hottest 100
top 25 singles
top 25 albums
Australia's Jessica Mauboy spent the longest uninterrupted time at number-one with three weeks for The Secret Daughter: Songs from the Original TV Series, recorded for the miniseries in which she stars.[2]
Having been at number-one for the final five weeks of 2015, British singer Adele's 25 also topped the chart for three weeks, non-consecutively, in January.[3]

Chart historyEdit

Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 album on ARIA's End of Year Albums Chart of 2016.
Date Album Artist(s) Ref.
4 January 25 Adele [4]
11 January
18 January Blackstar David Bowie [5]
25 January 25 Adele [3]
1 February Bloom RÜFÜS [6]
8 February This Is Acting Sia [7]
15 February Molly: Do Yourself a Favour Various artists [8]
22 February
29 February Drinking from the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung Hilltop Hoods [9]
7 March I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It The 1975 [10]
14 March Rising with the Sun The Cat Empire [11]
21 March Telluric Matt Corby [12]
28 March Waco Violent Soho [13]
4 April Mind of Mine Zayn [14]
11 April Lukas Graham Lukas Graham [15]
18 April Gore Deftones [16]
25 April Immortalized Disturbed [17]
2 May Lemonade Beyoncé [18]
9 May Views Drake [19]
16 May Ripcord Keith Urban [20]
23 May
30 May Dangerous Woman Ariana Grande [21]
6 June Skin Flume [22]
13 June Soul Searchin' Jimmy Barnes [23]
20 June Thick as Thieves The Temper Trap [24]
27 June The Getaway Red Hot Chili Peppers [25]
4 July
11 July Wings of the Wild Delta Goodrem [26]
18 July Wildflower The Avalanches [27]
25 July Youth Authority Good Charlotte [28]
1 August Gimme Some Lovin': Jukebox Vol II Human Nature [29]
8 August
15 August Suicide Squad: The Album Various artists [30]
22 August This Could Be Heartbreak The Amity Affliction [31]
29 August Blonde Frank Ocean [32]
5 September Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway Barbra Streisand [33]
12 September Bad Vibrations A Day to Remember [34]
19 September Skeleton Tree Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds [35]
26 September Backbone Anthony Callea [36]
3 October Young as the Morning, Old as the Sea Passenger [37]
10 October Westway (The Glitter & the Slums) Sticky Fingers [38]
17 October Triple J's Like a Version Volume 12 Various artists [39]
24 October The Secret Daughter: Songs from the Original TV Series Jessica Mauboy [2]
31 October
7 November
14 November This House Is Not for Sale Bon Jovi [40]
21 November Two Degrees Illy [41]
28 November Hardwired... to Self-Destruct Metallica [42]
5 December Starboy The Weeknd [43]
12 December Blue & Lonesome The Rolling Stones [44]
19 December Friends for Christmas John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John [45]
26 December

Number-one artistsEdit

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1   UK Adele 3
1   AUS Jessica Mauboy 3
2   NZ Keith Urban 2
2   US Red Hot Chili Peppers 2
2   AUS John Farnham 2
2   AUS Olivia Newton-John 2
2   AUS Human Nature 2
3   UK David Bowie 1
3   AUS RÜFÜS 1
3   AUS Sia 1
3   AUS Hilltop Hoods 1
3   UK The 1975 1
3   AUS The Cat Empire 1
3   AUS Matt Corby 1
3   AUS Violent Soho 1
3   UK Zayn 1
3   DEN Lukas Graham 1
3   US Deftones 1
3   US Disturbed 1
3   US Beyoncé 1
3   CAN Drake 1
3   US Ariana Grande 1
3   AUS Flume 1
3   AUS Jimmy Barnes 1
3   AUS The Temper Trap 1
3   AUS Delta Goodrem 1
3   AUS The Avalanches 1
3   US Good Charlotte 1
3   AUS The Amity Affliction 1
3   US Frank Ocean 1
3   US Barbra Streisand 1
3   US A Day to Remember 1
3   AUS Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1
3   AUS Anthony Callea 1
3   UK Passenger 1
3   AUS Sticky Fingers 1
3   US Bon Jovi 1
3   AUS Illy 1
3   US Metallica 1
3   CAN The Weeknd 1
3   UK The Rolling Stones 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chart FAQs". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (7 November 2016). "Australian Charts: Jessica Mauboy 'The Secret Daughter' Is ARIA No 1 for 3 Weeks". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
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  5. ^ Ryan, Gavin (16 January 2016). "ARIA Albums: David Bowie 'Blackstar' Debuts at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  6. ^ Ryan, Gavin (30 January 2016). "ARIA Albums: RÜFÜS Dethrone Adele for No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  7. ^ Ryan, Gavin (6 February 2016). "ARIA Albums: Sia 'This Is Acting' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  8. ^ Ryan, Gavin (20 February 2016). "ARIA Albums: Molly Remains the No 1 Album". Noise11. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
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  13. ^ Ryan, Gavin (26 March 2016). "ARIA Albums: Violent Soho 'Waco' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 26 March 2016.
  14. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2 April 2016). "ARIA Albums: Zayn Has the No 1 Album in Australia". Noise11. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
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  17. ^ Ryan, Gavin (23 April 2016). "ARIA Albums: Disturbed 'Immortalized' Back at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
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  24. ^ Ryan, Gavin (18 June 2016). "ARIA Albums: The Temper Trap 'Thick As Thieves' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
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  26. ^ Ryan, Gavin (11 July 2016). "Australian Albums: Delta Goodrem 'Wings of the Wild' Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  27. ^ Ryan, Gavin (18 July 2016). "Australian Albums: The Avalanches 'Wildflower' Tops ARIA Chart". Noise11. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  28. ^ Ryan, Gavin (25 July 2016). "Australian Albums: Good Charlotte 'Youth Authority' Scores Top Spot". Noise11. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  29. ^ Ryan, Gavin (7 August 2016). "Australian Albums: Human Nature Spends Second Week at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  30. ^ Ryan, Gavin (15 August 2016). "Australian Albums: Suicide Squad Beats Out Fernard Fanning". Noise11. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  31. ^ Ryan, Gavin (20 August 2016). "Australian Albums: Amity Affliction Replaces Suicide Squad at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  32. ^ Ryan, Gavin (29 August 2016). "Australian Albums: Frank Ocean 'Blonde' Is an Easy No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
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  37. ^ Ryan, Gavin (3 October 2016). "ARIA Albums: Passenger Debuts at No 1 in Australia". Noise11. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  38. ^ Ryan, Gavin (10 October 2016). "ARIA Albums: Sticky Fingers Westway Debuts at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  39. ^ Ryan, Gavin (17 October 2016). "ARIA Albums: Triple J Like a Version Beats Green Day to No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  40. ^ Ryan, Gavin (14 November 2016). "ARIA Albums: Bon Jovi Beats Birds of Tokyo in No 1 Tussle". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  41. ^ Ryan, Gavin (21 November 2016). "ARIA Albums: Illy 'Two Degrees' Debuts at No 1". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
  42. ^ Ryan, Gavin (27 November 2016). "Australian Charts: Metallica 'Hardwired' Slams with ARIA No 1 Album". Noise11. Retrieved 28 November 2016.
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