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29/Jun/2012

Twin Peaks

Jedward land at No1 on this week’s Album Chart with their third offering in just under two years ‘Young Love’ – and it’s a hat-trick of No1’s for the Dublin twins who hit the top with ‘Planet Jedward’ in 2010 and ‘Victory’ in 2011.
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22/Jun/2012

Justin Front

Two years after he landed his first Irish No1 with ‘My Worlds’, Justin Bieber chalks up a second this week with his third album ‘Believe’. It’s a return to form for the Canadian boy wonder, after his interim festive second album ‘Under The Mistletoe’ peaked at No5 in the run-up to Christmas last year.
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15/Jun/2012

Cheryl Calls The Shots

With her third solo album ‘A Million Lights’ released today, Cheryl Cole debuts at the top of the Singles Chart with the lead single ‘Call My Name’ – her third solo No1 single in Ireland, following ‘Fight For This Love’ and ‘Promise This’. She also hit the top with Girls Aloud’s ‘Sound Of The Underground’ in 2002 and with Helping Haiti’s ‘Everybody Hurts’ in 2010, bringing her overall tally to five.
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08/Jun/2012

Ed First

After debuting at No2 back in September last year, Ed Sheeran’s ‘+’ finally reaches the top spot on the Irish Album Chart this week, boosted by performances on BBC’s The Voice and the Jubilee Concert. During this nine month period he’s only dropped out of the Top 10 for three weeks – and the album had spawned five hit singles.
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01/Jun/2012

Swede Dreams (Are Made Of This)

Following her Eurovision victory in Baku last weekend, Sweden’s Loreen debuts at No1 on this week’s chart with ‘Euphoria’. She’s the first Eurovision winner to top the Irish Singles Chart since 1993, when Ireland’s own Niamh Kavanagh spent five weeks at No1 with ‘In Your Eyes’.
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