List of Top 25 albums for 2003 in Australia

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The following lists the Top 25 albums of 2003 in Australia from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) End of Year Albums Chart.[1][2]

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. Innocent Eyes Delta Goodrem 1 29[nb 1]
2. Come Away with Me Norah Jones 1 9[4]
3. Let Go Avril Lavigne 1 7[nb 2]
4. Vulture Street Powderfinger 1 3[6]
5. Just As I Am Guy Sebastian 1 4[nb 3]
6. The Eminem Show Eminem 1 6[8]
7. 8 Mile Soundtrack 1 2[9]
8. More Than You Think You Are Matchbox Twenty 3
9. Escapology Robbie Williams 3
10. A Rush of Blood to the Head Coldplay 1 1[nb 4]
11. Life for Rent Dido 1 2[11]
12. Stripped Christina Aguilera 7
13. One Voice: The Greatest Hits John Farnham 2
14. Meteora Linkin Park 2
15. Fallen Evanescence 1 3[12]
16. The Last Time John Farnham 1 1[13]
17. Diamonds on the Inside Ben Harper 2
18. It Had to Be You: the Great American Songbook Rod Stewart 5
19. On and On Jack Johnson 2
20. Justified Justin Timberlake 9
21. By the Way Red Hot Chili Peppers 1 4[14]
22. Get Rich or Die Tryin' 50 Cent 4
23. Home Dixie Chicks 4
24. The Best of 1990–2000 U2 1 1[15]
25. Greatest Hits Red Hot Chili Peppers 2

Peak chart positions from 2003 are from the ARIA Charts, overall position on the End of Year Chart is calculated by ARIA based on the number of weeks and position that the records reach within the Top 100 albums for each week during 2003.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Innocent Eyes debuted at #1 on the ARIA Top 50 charts in April 2003.[3] It spent 27 weeks at the top in 2003 and two more weeks in 2004 for a record total, by any Australian act, of 29 weeks at #1.[3] It spent a total of 64 weeks in the Top 50 charts, last exiting in November 2004.[3]
  2. ^ Let Go debuted at #3 on the ARIA Top 50 in September 2002 and peaked at #1 in mid-December for three weeks.[5] It continued at #1 for four more weeks to late January 2003.[5] It remained in the Top 50 until September 2003 and spent a total of 52 weeks in the charts.[5]
  3. ^ Just As I Am debuted at #1 on the ARIA Top 50 in December 2002 for two weeks and continued at top spot for two more weeks in January 2004.[7] It remained in the Top 50 until April 2004 and spent a total of 17 weeks in the charts.[7]
  4. ^ A Rush of Blood to the Head debut at #1 on the ARIA Top 50 charts in September 2002 for one week.[10] It exited the Top 50 in November and returned in March 2003, reaching #2 in August and remaining continuously until June 2004.[10] It returned again in 2005 and 2006 and has spent a total of 84 weeks in the charts.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Albums 2003". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  3. ^ a b c "Delta Goodrem - Innocent Eyes". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Norah Jones - Come Away with Me". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  5. ^ a b c "Avril Lavigne - Let Go". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Powderfinger - Vulture Street". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ a b "Guy Sebastian - Just As I Am". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Eminem - The Eminem Show". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Soundtrack - 8 Mile". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  10. ^ a b c "Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  11. ^ "Dido - Life For Rent". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  12. ^ "Dido - Life For Rent". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  13. ^ "John Farnham - The Last Time". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  14. ^ "Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  15. ^ "U2 - The Best Of 1990-2000". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-22. Retrieved 2009-02-24.