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Hard Work Pays Off For Industry

Pop quartet Industry takes an unusual route to the top of this week’s Singles Chart: a string of daily performances in record shops around the country has generated enough CD sales to take their independent debut release ‘My Baby’s Waiting’ straight to No1. more


Imelda Makes Her Mark

Imelda May’s ‘Love Tattoo’ is this week’s best-selling album, climbing five places from No6 to No1. Since debuting at No7 five months ago, the album has never dipped lower than No12 but this week sails past the previous peak of No4 two weeks ago. In the process she becomes the first Irish female solo artist to top this chart with an album of new material since Mary Black with ‘Circus’ way back in August 1995. more


Sun Rises For Paolo

After debuting behind Eminem at No2 last week, Paolo Nutini climbs ahead of his chart rival this week to claim the Top Spot for his second album ‘Sunny Side Up’, with ‘Relapse’ down one place to No2. more


No Relapse for Eminem as Paolo Challenges

Eminem’s third week at the top of the Album Chart with ‘Relapse’ prevents Paolo Nutini from debuting at No1 with his second album ‘Sunny Side Up’, which settles at No2 this week. His first release ‘These Streets’ entered the chart at No26 three years ago but never made higher than No16 despite spending more than six months in the Top 40. more