John Farnham Makes Chart History!

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John Farnham has made chart history. With this week’s ARIA chart #1 debut with Two Strong Hearts Live, John Farnham has made history by being the only artist to have Australian #1 albums spanning the last six decades.

Music and Chart Historian Gavin Ryan has researched John Farnham & Olivia Newton-John’s incredible careers and detailed the enormous chart success of each artist below:

John Farnham has received over his career 60 x Platinum Album awards (WHISPERING JACK alone sold 24 x Platinum), 3 x Platinum Single awards, 4 x Gold Single awards, 21 x Platinum DVD awards and 2 x Gold DVD awards. John’s #1 singles include Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)’ (1968), ‘Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head’ (1970), ‘You’re The Voice’ (1985) and ‘Age of Reason’ (1988). His #1 albums include WHISPERING JACK (1986), AGE OF REASON (1988), CHAIN REACTION (1990), THEN AGAIN (1993), ANTHOLOGY #1 (1997), THE MAIN EVENT (HIGHLIGHTS) with Olivia Newton-John (1998), 33 1/3 (2000) and THE LAST TIME (2002)

Olivia Newton-John has received 8 x Platinum Album awards, 3 x Gold Album awards, 3 x Platinum Single awards, 1 x Gold Single award and 1x Platinum selling DVD award. Olivia’s #1 singles include ‘Banks Of The Ohio’ (1971), ‘I Love You, I Honestly Love You’ (1974), ‘You’re The One That I Want’ (1978), ‘Physical’ (1981) and ‘Grease Megamix’ (1991).  Her #1 albums include XANADU SOUNDTRACK (1980), GREATEST HITS VOL. 3 (1983) and THE MAIN EVENT (HIGHLIGHTS) with John Farnham (1998).