Elton is ''charging to his first Australian No. 1 album since the '80s,'' says Billboard.
The Lockdown Sessions ruled the midweek UK chart, and based on a chart update from ARIA, it's also bound for the title Down Under.
The ARIA Singles and Albums Charts are published on Friday at 5 p.m. AEST (in the States, that's 2 a.m. ET).