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David Bowie Has 19 Albums In The Australian Top 150

by Paul Cashmere on January 16, 2016

in New Music,News,Noise Pro

David Bowie has 19 albums in Australia’s Top 150 this week with his latest ‘Blackstar’ coming in easily at number one.

Bowie sold 41,052 albums or approximately one third of all the albums in the Top 150 in Australia this week.

‘Blackstar’ sold 23681 copies dethroning Adele from the no 1 spot after 8 weeks. Adele ‘25’ in the no. 2 position sold 10044 copies. That is around 60% less sales than Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’.

Bowie compilations made up the no 3, 9, 14, 30, 49 and 72 spots while the biggest selling classic album was ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust’ at no 21.

‘Space Oddity’ was the biggest single seller coming in at no 31. Bowie’s new song ‘Lazarus’ appears at no 72 on the singles chart and the title track to ‘Blackstar’ falls just out of the Top 100 at no. 101.

David Bowie Australian chart positions and sales


1. Blackstar (23681)
3. Nothing Has Changed (7659)
9. Best of Bowie (2211)
14. The Best of David Bowie 1969/1974 (1511)
21. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (977)
23. The Next Day (830)
30. The Best of David Bowie 1980/1987 (700)
35. Aladdin Sane (658)
37. Let’s Dance (632)
41. Diamond Dogs (580)
42. ‘Heroes’ (569)
45. Hunky Dory (549)
49. The Best of David Bowie 1974/1979 (485)
52. Scary Monsters (469)
72. Sound + Vision (336)
83. Low (293)
95. Station To Station (277)
126. Young Americans (203)
132. Pin-Ups (188)

31. Space Oddity
36. Heroes
42. Under Pressure
54. Starman
63. Let’s Dance
72. Lazarus
80. Changes
88. Life On Mars?
101. Blackstar
106. Sorrow
107. Modern Love
110. Rebel Rebel
111. China Girl
113. Ashes to Ashes
125. Golden Years
133. Dancing In The Street


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