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List of Number-one Albums of 2014 Australia

INXS' The Very Best was the longest-running number-one album of 2014, having topped the ARIA Albums Chart for seven weeks.[1]

The ARIA Albums Chart ranks the best-performing albums and extended plays in Australia. Its data, published by the Australian Recording Industry Association, is based collectively on each album and EP's weekly physical and digital sales.[2] In 2014, thirty-one albums claimed the top spot, including Michael Bublé's Christmas, which started its peak position in 2011. Ten acts achieved their first number-one album in Australia: Beyoncé, Avicii, MKTO, Pharrell Williams, Chet Faker, The Black Keys, Sia, Vance Joy, The Madden Brothers and Barbra Streisand.[3]

INXS' The Very Best was the longest-running number-one album of 2014, having topped the ARIA Albums Chart for seven weeks. Ed Sheeran's x was the second longest-running number-one album, with six weeks at the top spot. Taylor Swift's 1989 spent four weeks atop the chart, while Beyoncé's self-titled album and Coldplay's Ghost Stories both topped the chart for three consecutive weeks. Faker's Built on Glass and Hilltop Hoods' Walking Under Stars both spent two consecutive weeks at number one.

Chart history

Ed Sheeran's x was the second longest-running number-one album, having topped the ARIA Albums Chart for six weeks.[4]
Beyoncé earned her first Australian number-one with her self-titled album, which topped the ARIA Albums Chart for three consecutive weeks.[5]
Taylor Swift's 1989 topped the ARIA Albums Chart for four weeks and became her third number-one album in Australia.[6]
Coldplay's Ghost Stories topped the ARIA Albums Chart for three consecutive weeks and became their fifth number-one album in Australia.[7]
Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 album on ARIA's End of Year Albums Chart of 2014.
Date Album Artist(s) Ref.
6 January Beyoncé Beyoncé [5]
13 January
20 January
27 January High Hopes Bruce Springsteen [8]
3 February True Avicii [9]
10 February MKTO MKTO [10]
17 February The Very Best INXS [1]
24 February
3 March
10 March
17 March Girl Pharrell Williams [11]
24 March Kiss Me Once Kylie Minogue [12]
31 March The Very Best INXS [1]
7 April
14 April
21 April Built on Glass Chet Faker [13]
28 April
5 May Frozen Various artists [14]
12 May
19 May Turn Blue The Black Keys [15]
26 May Ghost Stories Coldplay [7]
2 June
9 June
16 June Let the Ocean Take Me The Amity Affliction [16]
23 June Ultraviolence Lana Del Rey [17]
30 June x Ed Sheeran [4]
7 July 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer [18]
14 July 1000 Forms of Fear Sia [19]
21 July Burnt Letters Taylor Henderson [20]
28 July x Ed Sheeran [4]
4 August
11 August Angus & Julia Stone Angus & Julia Stone [21]
18 August Walking Under Stars Hilltop Hoods [22]
25 August
1 September My Everything Ariana Grande [23]
8 September 30:30 Hindsight Jimmy Barnes [24]
15 September Dream Your Life Away Vance Joy [25]
22 September Greetings from California The Madden Brothers [26]
29 September Partners Barbra Streisand [27]
6 October x Ed Sheeran [4]
13 October
20 October Triple J's Like a Version Volume 10 Various artists [28]
27 October .5: The Gray Chapter Slipknot [29]
3 November 1989 Taylor Swift [6]
10 November
17 November Sonic Highways Foo Fighters [30]
24 November Four One Direction [31]
1 December 1989 Taylor Swift [6]
8 December Rock or Bust AC/DC [32]
15 December Christmas Michael Bublé [33]
22 December 1989 Taylor Swift [6]
29 December x Ed Sheeran [4]

Number-one artists

Position Country Artist Weeks at No. 1
1  AUS INXS 7
2  UK Ed Sheeran 6
3  US Taylor Swift 4
4  US Beyoncé 3
4  UK Coldplay 3
5  AUS Chet Faker 2
5  AUS Hilltop Hoods 2
6  US Bruce Springsteen 1
6  SWE Avicii 1
6  US MKTO 1
6  US Pharrell Williams 1
6  AUS Kylie Minogue 1
6  US The Black Keys 1
6  AUS The Amity Affliction 1
6  US Lana Del Rey 1
6  AUS 5 Seconds of Summer 1
6  AUS Sia 1
6  AUS Taylor Henderson 1
6  AUS Angus & Julia Stone 1
6  US Ariana Grande 1
6  AUS Jimmy Barnes 1
6  AUS Vance Joy 1
6  US The Madden Brothers 1
6  US Barbra Streisand 1
6  US Slipknot 1
6  US Foo Fighters 1
6  UK  IRL One Direction 1
6  AUS  UK AC/DC 1
6  CAN Michael Bublé 1

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "INXS - The Very Best". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "How are the ARIA Charts prepared each week?". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ List of artists who achieved their first number-one album in Australia:
  4. ^ a b c d e "Ed Sheeran - X". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Beyonce - Beyonce". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b c d "Taylor Swift - 1989". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Coldplay - Ghost Stories". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ "Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ "Avicii - True". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ "MKTO - MKTO". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ "Pharrell Williams - G I R L". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  12. ^ "Kylie Minogue - Kiss Me Once". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  13. ^ "Chet Faker - Built on Glass". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  14. ^ "Soundtrack - Frozen". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  15. ^ "The Black Keys - Turn Blue". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  16. ^ "The Amity Affliction - Let the Ocean Take Me". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  17. ^ "Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  18. ^ "5 Seconds of Summer - 5 Seconds of Summer (Album)". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  19. ^ "Sia - 1000 Forms of Fear". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  20. ^ "Taylor Henderson - Burnt Letters". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  21. ^ "Angus & Julia Stone - Angus & Julia Stone". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  22. ^ "Hilltop Hoods - Walking Under Stars". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  23. ^ "Ariana Grande - My Everything". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  24. ^ "Jimmy Barnes - 30:30 Hindsight". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  25. ^ "Vance Joy - Dream Your Life Away". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  26. ^ "The Madden Brothers - Greetings from California". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  27. ^ "Barbra Streisand - Partners". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  28. ^ "Triple J Like a Version 10". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  29. ^ "Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  30. ^ "Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  31. ^ "One Direction - Four". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  32. ^ "AC/DC - Rock or Bust". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.
  33. ^ "Michael Bublé - Christmas". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014.

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