List of number-one albums of 2011 (Australia)

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Adele's 21 was the longest-running number-one album, having topped the ARIA Albums Chart for twenty-three weeks in 2011 and an additional nine weeks in 2012.

The ARIA Albums Chart ranks the best-performing albums and extended plays in Australia. Its data, published by the Australian Recording Industry Association, is based collectively on each album and EP's weekly physical and digital sales.[1] In 2011, sixteen albums claimed the top spot, including Pink's Greatest Hits... So Far!!!, which started its peak position in late 2010. Seven acts achieved their first number-one album in Australia: The Strokes, Britney Spears, Drapht, Adele, Gotye, Florence and the Machine, and Nickleback.[2]

Michael Bublé earned two number-one albums during the year for Crazy Love and Christmas. Adele's 21 was the longest-running number-one album, having topped the ARIA Albums Chart for twenty-three weeks in 2011 and an additional nine weeks in 2012.[3]

Chart history[edit]

Date Album Artist(s) Ref.
3 January Greatest Hits... So Far!!! Pink [4]
10 January
17 January
24 January
31 January
6 February
13 February
21 February Crazy Love Michael Bublé [5]
28 February
7 March
14 March Goodbye Lullaby Avril Lavigne [6]
21 March Glee: The Music, Volume 5 Glee Cast [7]
28 March Angles The Strokes [8]
4 April Femme Fatale Britney Spears [9]
11 April The Life of Riley Drapht [10]
18 April Wasting Light Foo Fighters [11]
25 April
2 May 21 Adele [3]
9 May
16 May
23 May
30 May Born This Way Lady Gaga [12]
6 June
13 June 21 Adele [3]
20 June
27 June
4 July
11 July
18 July
25 July
1 August
8 August
15 August
22 August
29 August Making Mirrors Gotye [13]
5 September 21 Adele [3]
12 September
19 September
26 September
3 October
10 October
17 October
24 October
31 October Mylo Xyloto Coldplay [14]
7 November Ceremonials Florence and the Machine [15]
14 November Someone to Watch Over Me Susan Boyle [16]
21 November
28 November Here and Now Nickelback [17]
5 December Christmas Michael Bublé [18]
12 December
19 December
26 December

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How are the ARIA Charts prepared each week?". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ List of artists who achieved their first number-one album in Australia:
  3. ^ a b c d "Adele – 21". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-26. 
  4. ^ "Pink – Greatest Hits... So Far!!!". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Michael Bublé – Crazy Love". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  6. ^ "Avril Lavigne – Goodbye Lullaby". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-03-13. 
  7. ^ "Soundtrack / Glee Cast – Glee: The Music – Season Two – Volume 5". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  8. ^ "The Strokes – Angles". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  9. ^ "Britney Spears – Femme Fatale". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  10. ^ "Drapht – The Life of Riley". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-04-17. 
  11. ^ "Foo Fighters – Wasting Light". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  12. ^ "Lady Gaga – Born This Way". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  13. ^ "Gotye – Making Mirrors". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  14. ^ "Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-10-30. 
  15. ^ "Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  16. ^ "Susan Boyle – Some to Watch Over Me". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 
  17. ^ "Nickelback – Here and Now". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-11-27. 
  18. ^ "Michael Bublé – Christmas". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-12-05.