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Crazy At The Top

Michael Bublé maintains his hold at the top of this week’s Album Chart for a second week with ‘Crazy Love’, despite a host of new releases and some strong competition. Cheryl Cole proves to be the strongest contender as ‘3 Words’, her debut solo album, enters the Chart at No2 closely followed by The Saw Doctors, who take their greatest hits package – ‘To Win Just Once’ – to No3. more


Girl Aloud On Top

After debuting at No13 last week on the strength of just one day’s sales, Cheryl Cole takes her debut solo release ‘Fight For This Love’ up to No1. In the process she racks up the highest weekly sales tally of the year so far, overtaking this year’s record set last week by Alexandra Burke & Flo Rida, who drop to No2 with ‘Bad Boys’ after just one week at the top. more


Alexandra Goes With The Flo

Black Eyed Peas’ reign at the top of the Singles Chart is finally over, as Alexandra Burke debuts at No1 with her second single ‘Bad Boys’ (feat. Flo Rida). In the process she accumulates the highest weekly sales tally since her previous release ‘Hallelujah’, which spent four weeks at the top following her X-Factor victory in December 2008. more


Easy Peasy

Black Eyed Peas coast to a twelfth week at No1 on the Singles Chart with ‘I Gotta Feeling’ – and the nearest contenders Shakira & David Guetta aren’t even close. This is now the third longest stay at the top of the Singles Chart in Irish chart history behind Bill Whelan’s ‘Riverdance’ (18 weeks) and ROI Soccer Squad’s ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ (13 weeks). more


The Eyes Have It

U.S. rockers Paramore hit the jackpot this week, debuting at No1 on the Album Chart with their third album ‘Brand New Eyes’ – way ahead of their previous studio album ‘Riot!’ which entered at a lowly No56 in June 2007, before peaking at No53 a few weeks later. They are the first American band to top the Irish Album Chart since The Killers in November last year with ‘Day & Age’. more