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24/Dec/2010

Happy Christmas!

On the 19th September 1997 Elton John’s Diana tribute ‘Candle In The Wind’ smashed the record for selling the most singles in a week in Ireland – 55,000 sales over the previous seven days. Thirteen years later Matt Cardle comes within 500 sales of beating that record with ‘When We Collide’ – this year’s Christmas No1.
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17/Dec/2010

Cardle On Collison Course For Xmas No 1

With just one week to go until the official Christmas No1 is revealed, 2010 X-Factor winner Matt Cardle sets himself up in pole position on the Singles Chart with ‘When We Collide’. In the process he scores the fastest-selling single in Ireland since 2002, when Six broke all records with ‘There’s A Whole Lot Of Loving Going On’.
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10/Dec/2010

Gravity Holds Westlife On Top

Westlife remain at No1 on the Album Chart for a third consecutive week with ‘Gravity’, a feat only achieved by one of their previous ten albums - ‘The Love Album’, which took six consecutive weeks at the top over the Christmas period in 2006.
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03/Dec/2010

X Marks The Spot Again

The X-Factor Finalists 2010 hold at No1 on the Singles Chart for a second week with ‘Heroes’, the original version of which reached No8 for David Bowie back in 1977. One more week at No1 and they’ll match the 3-week runs at the top for the previous two finalists’ songs – ‘Hero’ in 2008 and ‘You Are Not Alone’ in 2009.
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