Troye Sivan‘s long-overdue return to music with Something To Give Each Other (EMI), his third studio album, is an instant success in his homeland.
Something To Give Each Other starts at No. 1 on the, published Friday, Oct. 20, for his first leader. That result eclipses the No. 6 peak for Sivan’s debut LP from 2015, Blue Neighbourhood, and the No. 3 best for 2018’s sophomore effort Bloom.
At the same time, several singles from Something To Give Each Other are heading north on the ARIA Singles Chart, with the gold-accredited “Rush” up 43-26, “Got Me Started” lifting 45-27, and “One Of Your Girls” bowing at No. 28.
Sivan won two ARIA Awards earlier in his career, and has six more chances to add to his collection at the 2023 ARIAs, set to be held Nov. 15 in Sydney.
“Troye Sivan is truly a once-in-a-generation artist, representing Australia on a truly global scale, with 22 billion streams worldwide and a career that’s pushed boundaries across music, screen and fashion,” comments ARIA CEO Annabelle Herd. “On behalf of ARIA, I am absolutely thrilled to congratulate him on his first No. 1 album at home, and can’t wait to celebrate at the ARIA Awards in a few weeks.”
The albums podium is completed by Drake’s For All The Dogs (down 2-1 via Republic/Universal) and Olivia Rodrigo’s Guts (down 2-3 via Geffen/Universal), while The Living End’s eponymously-titled debut full length album returns to the chart at No. 4, thanks to a 25th anniversary edition released through BMG/ADA. The Living End originally logged two weeks at No. 1 following its release in 1998.
Further down the latest list, South Korean boyband Tomorrow x Together’s The Name Chapter: Freefall (ING) arrives at No. 31. It’s the K-pop outfit’s first top 100 album in Australia, ARIA reports.
There’s no change at the top of thatas Doja Cat’s “Paint The Town Red” (RCA/Sony) enters week nine at No. 1. That breaks the tie with Morgan Wallen’s “Last Night” for the second longest-reigning leader of 2023. At the top of that particular list is Miley Cyrus’ “Flowers,” at 12 weeks.
There’s a double result for U.S. country artist Zach Bryan as “I Remember Everything” (Universal/Warner) with Kacey Musgraves lifts 7-6 and his solo number “Something In The Orange” (Warner) cracks the top 10 for the first time in 66 weeks on the tally, up 11-8.
Finally, South African artist Tyla impacts the ARIA top 10 for the first time with “Water” (Sony) flowing 20-9. The Afrobeats artist’s breakout number recently broke into the U.K. top 10.