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Cool Yolanda

Having conquered many European Charts this summer, Australian dance duo Yolanda Be Cool climb to the top of this week’s Irish Singles Chart with ‘We No Speak Americano’, up two places from last week’s No3. Travie McCoy takes a break from his role as lead singer of Gym Class Heroes, to take the highest new entry this week as his first solo track, Billionaire (feat. Bruno Mars) , enters the chart at No2 while Eminem feat. Rihanna drop from the top spot to No3 with ‘Love The Way You Lie’ . more


Stellar Orbit For Planet Jedward

Six months after the release of their No1 debut single ‘Ice Ice Baby’, Jedward launch their first album ‘Planet Jedward’ and land at No1 on this week’s Album Chart. In the process they record the fastest-selling artist album in Ireland since U2’s ‘No Line On the Horizon’ back in March 2009 – and the fastest-selling debut by an Irish artist since Westlife’s self-titled first album in 1999. more


Katy & Snoop Still California Dreamin’

Katy Perry continues to dominate the Singles Chart, holding at No1 for a fourth consecutive week since the release of ‘California Gurls’ (feat. Snoop Dogg) – equalling the four weeks she spent at No1 with ‘I Kissed A Girl’ two years ago. more


Another Triple Top For Eminem

Eminem takes a third week at No1 on the Album Chart with ‘Recovery’, still outselling the nearest challenger Lady Gaga by more than 2:1 and matching the three weeks his previous album ‘Relapse’ spent at the top. more


California’s Hot for Katy & Snoop

Katy Perry remains way ahead of the chasing pack on the Singles Chart this week with her West Coast paean ‘California Gurls’ (feat. Snoop Dogg), a second week at the top and primed to be one of the anthems of the summer. The lead single from her forthcoming third album ‘Teenage Dream’, it has already made No1 in USA, UK, Canada and Australia. more