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1-1-2 For Adele

Adele retains the Singles and Album Chart crowns for a fourth consecutive week with ‘Someone Like You’ and ‘21’ – and with her previous album ‘19’ climbing from No3 to No2, Adele is only the third artist in 20 years to achieve this rare double in Ireland. She follows in the footsteps of Michael Jackson (posthumously) in July 2009 and Norah Jones in 2004. more


Still Adele

Adele holds at No1 on the Singles & Album Charts for a third consecutive week with ‘Someone Like You’ and ‘21’ – the first artist to achieve this feat since James Blunt six years ago with ‘You’re Beautiful’ and ‘Back To Bedlam’. more


2 x 1

Despite competition from a couple of big new releases, Adele continues her phenomenal success with ‘21’ holding on at the top of the Album Chart for a 7th consecutive week. It is three years since any other artist achieved the same feat - Coldplay with ‘Viva La Vida’ in 2008, it’s over ten years since an artist signed to an independent label spent this long at No1 – Moby with ‘Play’ in 2000, and it’s fifteen years since a female artist spent this many consecutive weeks at the top – Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ in 1996. more


Doubles All Round For Adele

After missing out on the Singles Chart crown last week by just 155 sales, Adele climbs to the top this week with ‘Someone Like You’ to claim her first ever Irish No1 single – and her previous release ‘Rolling In the Deep’ climbs back to No5. more