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Ed Sheeran stays on top
Ed Sheeran at the Riverside Theatre. Picture: The West Australian/Jacinta Mathews.

The Deluxe Version of Drinking from the Sun from Australian hip hop act Hilltop Hoods dropped out of the iTunes albums chart after debuting at No. 1 last week.

Meanwhile Ed Sheeran's local tour has helped push his album + into the top spot, with Some Nights from fun. holding steady in second place.

Australian entries in the albums chart include The Sapphires (Original Motion Picture Soundrack) which debuted in fifth place, Triple J's House Party (Mixed By Nina Las Vegas) which dropped from third to eighth, while Missy Higgins' The Ol' Razzle Dazzle fell four places to No. 10.

On the singles chart Guy Sebastian's new single Battle Scars featuring Lupe Fiasco debuted in top spot, edging out Boom Boom by Justice Crew, while Maroon 5's One More Night also fell one place to No. 3.

iTunes Music Charts for the week ending August 16, 2012:


1. + - Ed Sheeran

2. Some Nights - fun.

3. Birdy - Birdy

4. Believe - Justin Bieber

5. The Sapphires (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Various Artists

6. Overexposed - Maroon 5

7. So Fresh - Dance - Various Artists

8. Triple J's House Party (Mixed By Nina Las Vegas) - Various Artists, Nina Las Vegas

9. Wild Ones (Deluxe Version) - Flo Rida

10. The Ol' Razzle Dazzle - Missy Higgins


1. Battle Scars (feat. Lupe Fiasco) - Guy Sebastian

2. Boom Boom - Justice Crew

3. One More Night - Maroon 5

4. Some Nights - fun.

5. Good Time - Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen

6. Spectrum (Say My Name) - Florence + The Machine

7. Feel the Love - Rudimental

8. We'll Be Coming Back - Calvin Harris

9. Drunk - Ed Sheeran

10. Both of Us (feat. Taylor Swift) - B.o.B.

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