Hilltop Hoods Beat Bruce Springsteen To No. 1 In Australia - Noise11.com
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photos

Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman

Hilltop Hoods Beat Bruce Springsteen To No. 1 In Australia

by Paul Cashmere on March 19, 2012

in News

Bruce Springsteen may be The Boss in America but in Australia he is Vice President of the ARIA Chart.

Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Bruce’s high-profile ‘Wrecking Ball’ is the sidekick to Hilltop Hood’s ‘Drinking From The Sun’.

‘Wrecking Ball’ took over most of the planet this week with a convincing debut at the top in both the USA and UK. Bruce also took over SXSW in Austin with an appearance at the Austin Music Awards on Wednesday, his keynote address at the Austin Convention Center on Thursday and then performance with The E Street Band at the Austin City Limits theater on Thursday night.

Hilltop Hoods ‘Drinking From The Sun’ is the first Australian to top the album chart this year. It is their third album in a row to debut at no. 1 after ‘The Hard Road’ (2006) and ‘State Of The Art’ (2009).

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Fifty Shades Darker
Australian Charts: Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack Is ARIA No 1 Album

For the first time EVER a second soundtrack from a film series has not only topped the ARIA Albums chart but has also debuted in the No.1 spot, as this week the "Fifty Shades Darker" soundtrack takes out the top spot of three high new entries.

1 day ago
Kasey Chambers Dragonfly
Australian Charts: Kasey Chambers ‘Dragonfly’ Is The No 1 Album

The eleventh studio album for Kasey Chambers entitled "Dragonfly" becomes her fifth No.1 Album in Australia by entering at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

January 29, 2017
Trolls
Australian Charts: Trolls Tops ARIA Albums

Now that Christmas is over, the chart sweeps aside the festive albums, and with School Holidays in full swing, it's over to the animated soundtracks to rush into the vacated seasonal void. The musical treat that is the 'Trolls' sees its soundtrack leap up five places to land at No.1, becoming the first new chart-topping album for 2017.

January 9, 2017
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Still Topping ARIA Singles

Australia has kept on buying "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit with Sean Paul and Anne-Marie into the new year, giving it a sixth straight week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart.

January 9, 2017
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Have The Christmas 2016 No 1 Song

The Clean Bandit, Anne-Marie and Sean Paul track "Rockabye" is atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a fourth straight week, and now the last No.1 for the 2016 chart period.

December 26, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Is No 1 ARIA Single

For a third week in Australia (and sixth in the UK) "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit with singers Anne-Marie and Sean Paul is the biggest overall selling single.

December 19, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
ARIA Albums: Rolling Stones ‘Blue and Lonesome’ Is No 1 in Australia

The 25th studio album and their first (full) covers album in "Blue & Lonesome" for The Rolling Stones debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

December 12, 2016