After seven weeks lodged at the top of the official ARIA singles charts, the reign of the Black Eyed Peas is finally over. However, for Michael Jackson, the run at the top continues as he notches up a seventh posthumous week on top with 'The Essential' collection.
SINGLES : It's taken seven weeks for someone to knock them off their No.1 perch and though Lady Gaga gave it a red hot crack with her single 'Paparazzi', it just wasn't enough to bump the Black Eyed Peas' track 'I Gotta Feeling' from the No.1 mantle. But now French superstar DJ David Guetta has managed to do it, his single 'Sexy Bitch' (featuring the vocals of Akon) knocking them off the top spot this week (14,311 sales).
Kate Miller-Heidke's run of good luck with the single 'The Last Day On Earth' continues too - moving up a further six places this week to No.3 (8374), while her Aussie labelmate Guy Sebastian debuts solidly in the No.6 spot with 'Like It Like That' (6145 sales).
On the back of the No.1 success with 'Sexy Bitch', Mister Guetta's previous hit (with Kelly Rowland) 'When Love Takes Over' moves back into the top ten this week - up four spots to No.7.
Pitbull's 'I Know You Want Me' hussles it way in the right direction - up to No.13 this week (4373 sales), while Cascada moves up to No.15 with 'Evacuate The Dancefloor' doing anything but with 4108 sales.
Cobra Starship leaps 13 places to No.16 and Alesha Dixon scores her first ever solo Aussie top 20 hit with 'The Boy Does Nothing'. It's now at No.19 (3329 sales).
With 2763 sales this week, Cassie Davis debuts in the No.27 position with 'Do It Again' - single No.3 from her just-released debut album and Ricki-Lee moves up eight places to No.28 with new single 'Don't Miss You' (2682 sales).
Two more debuts further down the top 50 come from Muse ('Uprising' at No.40 with 1929 sales) and Shakira ('She Wolf' at No.50 with 1508 sales).
Looks like the promo tour paid off for Pixie Lott. Her single 'Mama Do' enters the top 100 this week at No.57 with 1256 sales, Lisa Mitchell is in at No.70 with 'Neopolitan Dreams' (1008 sales) and Bag Raiders are in at No.75 with 'Shooting Stars' (955 sales).
Freemasons ftg. Sophie Ellis Bextor moves up to a new peak of No.80 this week with 'Heartbreak (Make Me A Dancer)'. And strangely there's no chart placing for Madonna's new single 'Celebration'.
ALBUMS : Albums-wise, it's Michael Jackson again this week with 'The Essential' collection maintaining it's stranglehold on the top spot. Seven weeks and counting, notching up a further 9621 sales in a slower week at retail.
Taylor Swift's album 'Fearless' makes an unexpected move back into the top ten to No.8 (4097 sales) and Kate Miller-Heidke's album 'Curiouser' is making a run up the chart - this week rising 18 places to sit at No.15 (2859).
With another hit from The Script's self-titled album now waiting in the wings, the album moves up 12 places to No.25 this week (1644), while Katy Perry's album benefits from both a tour and a repackage, moving north by 14 places on the back of 1228 sales. No debuts between 50 and 100!
OFFICIAL ARIA CHARTS