Eurovision artists land on the ARIA 2021 Annual Charts
This week the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) revealed their Annual Charts, reflecting the music in Australia for 2021.
It was an interesting year, we had two Eurovision winning artists make an appearance on the ARIA Singles and Album charts.
A couple Australian Eurovision representative's also did well, Guy Sebastian's 2020 album release stayed strong on the charts and Montaigne's song '1955' with the Hilltop Hoods managed to still be popular on the 'Australian Singles' chart despite being released back in 2016.
Let's take a look at songs and albums by Eurovision artists that managed to land on the ARIA 2021 Annual Charts:
2021 ARIA Top 100 Singles Chart
No. 21 - Måneskin - 'Beggin' (two times Platinum)
2021 ARIA Top 100 Album Chart
No. 10 - ABBA - 'Voyage'
No. 44 - Guy Sebastian - 'T.R.U.T.H.' (Gold)
2021 ARIA Top 50 Australian Singles Chart
No. 29 - Hilltop Hoods featuring Montaigne & Tom Thum - '1955' (nine times Platinum)
No. 32 - Guy Sebastian - 'Choir' (four times Platinum)
2021 ARIA Top 50 Australian Album Chart
No. 5 - Guy Sebastian - 'T.R.U.T.H.' (Gold)
No. 8 - Paul Kelly - 'Christmas Train' (ft. Kate Miller-Heidke in song 'Coventry Carol')
No. 17 - Hilltop Hoods - 'Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Unstrung' (ft. Montaigne in song '1955')
2021 ARIA Top 50 Vinyl Album Chart
No. 24 - ABBA - 'Voyage'
No. 40 - Paul Kelly - 'Christmas Train' (ft. Kate Miller-Heidke in song 'Coventry Carol')
2021 ARIA Top 50 Hip-Hop / R&B Album Chart
No. 37 - Hilltop Hoods - 'Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Unstrung' (ft. Montaigne in song '1955')
2021 ARIA Top 50 Compilation Album Chart
No. 1 - So Fresh: The Hits of Autumn 2021 (ft. Duncan Laurence's song 'Arcade')
2021 ARIA Top 50 Music DVD Chart
No. 49 - ABBA - 'ABBA in Concert' (certified Gold)
Other ARIA chart achievements
In the first half of the year Duncan Laurence's Eurovision 2019 winning song 'Arcade' was accredited platinum status (over 70,000 units sold) by ARIA despite missing out on the ARIA Top 50 Singles chart.
2021 Eurovision winners Måneskin managed to chart in Australia after their win. They managed to appear with two songs on the ARIA Top 50 Singles chart. Their viral cover hit 'Beggin' peaked at No. 3 and their third single release from 'Teatro d'ira: Vol. I', 'I Wanna Be Your Slave' peaked at No. 15.
Eurovision winners from 1974, ABBA, made a huge return with their first album release in 40 years. 'Voyage' managed to top the ARIA Top 50 Albums chart. They also managed to score two singles on the ARIA Top 50 Singles chart.
The Eurovision 2021 soundtrack album managed to land on the ARIA Top 50 Albums chart at No. 23. ARIA revealed that the Eurovision soundtracks have appeared in the Top 50 every year for the last ten years!
Australia Eurovision royalty Dami Im released her sixth studio album, 'My Reality' in 2021. All the songs from the album were co-written by Dami herself. 'My Reality' reached No. 12 on the ARIA Album chart in November. It is Dami's fifth top 20 album in Australia.