After leaping to No2 in the Singles Chart last week, Black-Eyed Peas climb to the summit this week with ‘I Gotta Feeling’. This is their fourth Irish No1 and their first since 2005’s ‘My Humps’.
David Guetta (who produced ‘I Gotta Feeling’) sees his own release ‘When Love Takes Over’ (feat. Kelly Rowland) drop a place from No1 to No2 while Cascada’s ‘Evacuate The Dancefloor’ climbs from No4 to this week’s No3. The week’s highest new entry goes to the 2008 X-Factor runners up JLS, whose debut single ‘Beat Again’ enters the chart at No4 while Keri Hilson completes the Top5 with ‘Knock You Down’ turning round and climbing from No6 to No5. Michael Jackson’s legacy continues to make a mark on the Album Chart with ‘The Essential’ holding on to the top spot for a third week, ‘Thriller’ climbing a place from No4 to No3 and ‘History - Past, Present & Future’ climbing from No10 to No7. There’s even a resurgence for ‘Bad’, up from No22 to No9. Florence & The Machine climb from No3 to No2 with ‘Lungs’ while Bruce Springsteen , Paolo Nutini and The Script all benefit from their weekend live performances – ‘Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s ‘Greatest Hits’ climbing from No6 to No4, Paolo Nutini’s ‘Sunny Side Up’ climbing four places from No9 to No5 and The Script re-entering the Top 10 at No8, up from last week’s No15.