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27/Feb/2009

Flying Start for Bell X1

Bell X1 continue their successful streak on the Album Chart, debuting at No1 with their fourth studio album ‘Blue Lights On The Runway’, matching the No1 debut for their previous studio album ‘Flock’ in October 2005.
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20/Feb/2009

U2 Stomp To The Top

In anticipation of their long awaited new studio album, the first since 2004’s ‘How To Dismantle An Atom Bomb’, U2 take their debut single from the album straight to the top of this week’s Singles Chart. ‘Get On Your Boots’ is their first single to get to No1 since their collaboration with Green Day - ‘The Saints Are Coming’ – topped the Chart for one week in 2006
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13/Feb/2009

Three Times A Lady

Lady Gaga tightens her grip on the Irish Charts this week, adding the Album Chart crown (‘The Fame’) to her impressive Top 2 singles haul (‘Just Dance’ & ‘Poker Face’). This is the first time that an artist has had the Top 2 Singles for two consecutive weeks since John Lennon’s posthumous achievement in February 1981 with ‘Woman’ and ‘Imagine’.
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06/Feb/2009

All We Hear Is Lady Gaga

For the first time in 24 years the No1 and No2 slots on the Singles Chart are held by the same artist: Lady Gaga has a fourth week at No1 with ‘Just Dance’ and climbs from No5 to No2 with ‘Poker Face’, emulating Madonna’s achievement in August 1985 when ‘Into The Groove’ was at No1 and ‘Holiday’ was at No2.
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