Christmas 2013: Michael Buble Tops ARIA Chart for Album 'Christmas'

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By Floyd Allen | December 24, 2013 4:11 PM EST

Michael Buble has topped the Australian music chart for his “Christmas” album, beating out Pink and Beyonce.

The first-time dad has outranked Pink’s ‘The Truth About Love Live From Melbourne’, sold just 8 units less of 32, 253’s recorded sale of his new album. Pink’s new DVD recorded 32, 245 units sold in its first week since it was released on the market.

Buble has however, outnumbered Beyonce’s new album, “Beyonce,” with a recorded sale of 31,102 sales.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Pink’s new DVD nabbed the top spot with 32 246 unit sales. The figure is reportedly six times more than One Direction’s “This is Us,” DVD which came out at No. 2 with 5, 470 sales during its opening week.

Joining Buble’s “Christmas” album on Top 10 at the ARIA chart is Willy Nilly’s “The 12th Man” at no. 3 and Human Nature’s “The Christmas Album” at number 4 (18, 702 sales).

Rounding up the top 5 is Katy Perry’s “Prism.”

The albums that made the top 6 to 10 cut at the ARIA showed familiar names from One Direction to Lorde. Completing the top ten list include, 1D’s “Midnight Memories” came out top 6, Taylor Henderson, “Taylor Henderson,” (Top 7); Dami Im “Dami Im” (top 8); Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP2” (top 9) and Lorde, “Pure Heroine” (Top 10).

Scroll down for the Top 10 List at the ARIA chart on Christmas week.

Australia’s Top 10 albums

1. Michael Buble – Christmas
2. Beyonce – Beyonce
3. The 12th Man – Willy Nilly
4. Human Nature – The Christmas Album
5. Katy Perry – Prism
6. One Direction – Midnight Memories
7. Taylor Henderson – Taylor Henderson
8. Dami Im – Dami Im
9. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP2
10. Lorde – Pure Heroine

The Sydney Morning Herald noted that this is a good sales week for Australia with a total 519, 000 albums sold.

More Christmas albums had made the top list on ARIA chart are:
Susan Boyle ‘Home From Christmas’ - No. 16
Mariah Carey ‘Merry Christmas’ - No. 30
Kelly Clarkson ‘Wrapped In Red’ - No. 33
Rod Stewart ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ - No. 40
Marina Prior ‘Candlelight Christmas’ - No. 46
Anthony Callea ‘This Is Christmas’ - No. 47
Michael Crawford ‘O Holy Night’- No. 57
Glee ‘The Christmas Album’ - No. 89

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