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Zayn’s ‘Mind of Mine’ Opens at No. 1 Down Under

Zayn Malik’s Mind of Mine (RCA/Sony) has bowed at No. 1 Down Under, while Lukas Graham has equaled a long-standing Australian chart record.

Zayn’s debut set beat Adele’s eight-times platinum titan 25 (XL/Inertia) to the pinnacle of this week's ARIA Albums Chart. The set, which has also been crowned leader of the U.S. and U.K. charts, features the single “Pillowtalk,” which reached No. 1 on the national singles chart in February, and the Top 40 releases “It’s You” (No. 38 peak in March) and “Like I Would” (No. 31, also in March).

Zayn Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart With 'Mind of Mine'

The British singer tasted life at the summit of Australia’s albums chart on four separate occasions as a member of One Direction, with Up All Night (April 2012), Take Me Home (November 2012), Midnight Memories (December 2013) and Four (November 2014).

The platinum-certified Molly TV series soundtrack (via Liberation/Universal) holds at No. 3 on this week’s chart, while The Black’s Asking Alexandria (Sumerian Records/Universal) opens at No. 4, just ahead of Hilltop Hoods former chart-topping set, Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung (Golden Era/Universal), which is unmoved at No. 5.

New albums from Birdy (Beautiful Lies at No. 10, via 14th Floor/Warner), Amon Amarth (Jomsviking at No. 15, via Sony), and Joe Bonamassa (Blues Of Desperation at No. 17) crack this week’s Top 20.

Zayn's 'Mind of Mine' Debuts at No. 1 on U.K. Albums Chart

Meanwhile, Lukas Graham's “7 Years” (Warner) enters a seventh consecutive week at No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, equaling the longest stint at the top by a Danish act. The soul-pop outfit joins Aqua’s “Doctor Jones” which set the mark in December 1997. The top five is rounded out by Alan Walker’s “Faded” (Sony), which remains at No. 2; Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign’s “Work From Home” (Syco/Sony), which stays at No. 3; Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out” (Fueled by Ramen/Warner), which improves 5-4; and Mike Posner’s “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” (Island/Universal), which climbs from No. 12 to a new peak of No. 5.

Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” (Inertia) hits a new high of No. 6 in its 10th week on the chart, rising up from No. 11.