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Top 30 Chart: August 25-31 2023


Check out the top played albums of the week!

    • 🌺 = Albertan
    • 🍁 = Canadian

30. Nevaris: Reverbations (M.O.D. Reloaded)
29. Allegra Krieger: I Keep My Feet On The Fragile Plane (Double Double Whammy)
28.Lucinda Williams: Stories From A Rock N Roll Heart (Highway 20)
27. Melody Gardot & Philippe Powell: Entre Eux Deux: The Paris Sessions (Decca)
26. ANOHNI & The Johnsons: My Back Was A Bridge For You To Cross (Secretly Canadian)
25.🍁 Jaywood: Grow On (Captured Tracks)
24. Turnstile & BADBADNOTGOOD: New Heart Designs (Roadrunner)
23. Jenny Lewis: Joy’all (Glassnote)
22. Gia Margaret: Romantic Piano (Jagjaguwar)
21. Akira Kosemura: Rudy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Schole)

20. Genesis Owusu: STRUGGLER (Ourness/AWAL)
19. Sona Jobarteh: Badinyaa Kumoo (African Guild)
18.🍁 Peace Flag Ensemble: Astral Plains (We Are Busy Bodies)
17.🍁 Propter Hawk: Propter Hawk (Independent)
16.🌺 Starpainter: Rattlesnake Dream (Neon Moon)
15. Kitba: Kitba (Ruination)
14. Rhiannon Giddens: You’re The One (Nonesuch/Warner)
13.🍁Dizzy: Dizzy (Royal Mountain)
12.🍁 Beverly Glenn-Copeland: The Ones Ahead (Transgressive)
11. Old Crow Medicine Show: Jubilee (ATO)

Two artists who have been consistent on the Top 30 this year are Half Moon Run who are at number 8 and Jenn Grant who is at the number 9 spot this week. Here is a look back when CKUA’s Dawn Pemberton had a chat with these two chart toppers.

10. The Budos Band: Frontier’s Edge (Diamond West)
9.🍁 Jenn Grant: Champagne Problems (Leo Vela)
8.🍁 Half Moon Run: Salt (BMG)
7. 🍁 Hannah Georgas: I’d Be Lying If I Said I Didn’t Care (Real Kind/Arts & Crafts)
6.🌺 Rae Spoon: Not Dead Yet (Coax)
5.🌺 Shane Ghostkeeper: Songs For My People (Victory Pool)
4.🌺 Sargeant x Comrade: Lo Fi Future (Mo Gravy)
3. Tony Allen & Adrian Younge: Tony Allen JID018 (Jazz Is Dead)
2.🌺 Wilfred Kozub: The Last Vibrations of Summer (Independent)
1. 🌺 Rubim de Toledo: The Drip (Independent)

Tune in to On The Rise with Dawn Pemberton and Brendan Cross every Friday from noon-3pm MT when they connect the musical dots, taking a peek at CKUA chart history, chat with great artists, and, of course, count down the Top 30 albums every week.