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28/Aug/2009

Sweet Success For Monkeys’ Humbug

Three and a half years ago their first album landed at No1 and in the process broke all the sales records for a debut release. Two years ago the follow-up album repeated the chart feat, spending three weeks on top and this week Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys make it three out of three with ‘Humbug’ taking the Irish Album Chart crown, ahead of The Script who drop to No2.
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21/Aug/2009

Six Of The Best For B.E.P.

Black Eyed Peas continue to reign over the Singles Chart this week, confirming ‘I Gotta Feeling’ as the track of the summer. With six weeks at No1 under their belt they are two weeks shy of the longest running No1 of the last couple of years – Leona Lewis’ ‘Bleeding Love’ which dominated the Chart for eight weeks in 2007.
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14/Aug/2009

Following The Script

Exactly a year after its initial release The Script’s self titled album returns to the top of the Album chart this week, having previously had 5 weeks at No1 last summer. This ends Michael Jackson’s six week reign at No1 as ‘The Essential’ drops a place to No2. Florence & The Machine’s ‘Lungs’ holds firm at No3 for a second week while Black Eyed Peas climb a place from last week’s No5 to No4 – achieving their highest position for ‘The E.N.D.’ in this chart to date.
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07/Aug/2009

Essentially Michael Jackson

In a quiet week for new releases, Michael Jackson’s ‘The Essential’ continues to dominate the Album Chart as it takes a sixth week at No1 – not since last summer when Coldplay’s ‘Viva La Vida’ topped the Charts for 7 weeks has an Album remained at the top for this long.
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