Australian Female Artists End Decade Long Chart Drought
The Veronicas and Delta Goodrem are two of Australia's most successful female pop acts. While Delta's success is mostly within Australia, The Veronicas have a large underground following worldwide. Both acts have had a string of hits, and this week broke a drought more than a decade long involving women at the top of Australia's ARIA Charts (equivalent to the Billboard 200).
“It is an exciting day for Australian music...three fantastically talented Australian women sit at the top of both the ARIA singles and albums charts this week, a feat that has not happened in over a decade. This is an outstanding milestone for Delta and The Veronicas,”
Not since 2004 have two Australian female acts sat atop the albums and singles charts but this week, The Veronicas knocked hip-hip titan Drake from the singles charts with their new song 'In My Blood', while The Voice judge Delta Goodrem's fifth album Wings of The Wild debuted at #1 on the albums chart.
Goodrem also premiered her brand new music video for current single Enough, featuring US rapper Gizzle:
The 31-year-old singer claimed victory in the latest season of reality contest The Voice last night, as her act - Alfie Arcuri - took out the top prize.