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Bruce’s Brace Blocks Ben

Bruce Springsteen holds the top two positions on the Album Chart for a second consecutive week, although his two albums swap places - ‘Greatest Hits’ rises to No1 and ‘Wrecking Ball’ dips to No2. more


Big Boss Boost

Bruce Springsteen demonstrates the power of live events to drive album sales this week as ‘Wrecking Ball’ rises from No7 to No1 and his ‘Greatest Hits’ leaps from No18 to No2 following his sell-out RDS Dublin shows on Tuesday and Wednesday. Both albums have already topped this chart on original release: ‘Wrecking Ball’ for three weeks earlier this year and ‘Greatest Hits’ for four weeks back in 1995. more


Six Of The Best For

After debuting at No2 on the Singles Chart two weeks ago and then dipping to No3 last week, recovers to claim this week’s No1 slot with ‘This Is Love’ (feat. Eva Simons). This is his first solo No1 single in Ireland, but his sixth overall – four with the Black Eyed Peas and one with Usher. more


Double Trouble

Jedward remain undisturbed at the top of the Album Chart this week as ‘Young Love’ takes a second week at No1 holding off a challenge from the Chieftains collaborative album ‘Voice Of Ages’ which leaps 37 places up the chart from No39 to No2. more