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Love Is All Around

This week’s Album Chart is dominated by key pre-Christmas new releases – 6 in the Top10 – but it’s Westlife who win the battle of the Big Guns, selling more copies of ‘The Love Album’ than U2’s ‘U218’ and The Beatles’ ‘Love’ combined (No2 and No3 respectively). more


Westlife Coming Up Roses

After just one week at the top of the Singles Chart, U2 and Green Day slip to No2 with ‘The Saints Are Coming’ swapping places with Westlife who claim their 13th Irish Number One with ‘The Rose’. more


Damien’s 9 is 1

Damien Rice debuts at No1 on this week’s Album Chart with his second solo album ‘9’, four and a half years after his first album ‘O’ debuted at No7 – peaking at No2 three years after release, but never reaching the top spot despite its multi-platinum status. more


Killing Spree Continues

The Killers continue to dominate the Album Chart, taking a fifth week at No1 with ‘Sam’s Town’, chased by Vertigo label-mates Razorlight who climb from No4 to No2 after 16 weeks on chart with their self-titled second album. more