ARIA’s 2015 bestselling artists

ARIA’s 2015 bestselling artists: Four of the top seven albums were released in 2014 or before!ARIA’s 2015 bestselling artists:

•  Australian artists deliver 14 of the top 100 singles and 35 of the top 100 albums

Top 10 Singles of 2015

1. Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk”
2. Omi “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)”
3. Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth “See You Again”
4. Hozier “Take Me To Church”
5. Adele “Hello”
6. Major Lazer Featuring MØ & DJ Snake “Lean On”
7. Ellie Goulding “Love Me Like You Do”
8. Walk The Moon “Shut Up & Dance”
9. Justin Bieber “What Do You Mean?”
10. Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West “FourFiveSeconds”

ARIA comments: “Ten of 2014’s top 100 feature in the top 100 again – including four of last year’s top 10!

Taylor Swift is the only artist to contribute five singles, with Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, Robin Schulz and The Weeknd each delivering three tracks to the Top 100.”

Top 10 Albums of 2015

1. Adele “25”
2. Ed Sheeran “X”
3. Taylor Swift “1989”
4. Justin Bieber “Purpose”
5. Meghan Trainor “Title”
6. Sam Smith “In The Lonely Hour”
7. Michael Bublé “Christmas”
8. Lee Kernaghan “Spirit Of The Anzacs”
9. One Direction “Made In The A.M.”
10. Florence + The Machine “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”

ARIA comments: “Contributing two albums to the top 100 are Adele, Cold Chisel, Ed Sheeran, Human Nature, One Direction and Troye Sivan, whilst Triple J has two releases in the top 100. Fleetwood Mac trumps them all with three albums in the top 100!  28 of 2014’s top 100 feature again in the 2015 list – including nine of last year’s top 10 (the only one to miss out was last year’s #5, Coldplay’s “Ghost Stories”). The Top 100 also features seven soundtracks, up from three in 2014.

“Michael Bublé has found a top 10 home for five consecutive years with “Christmas” first appearing in 2011.”

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