- 02 Nov 18
Gavin James claims the highest new entry on this week’s Official Irish Albums Chart with his second album Only Ticket Home.
With a lead of 901 combined sales, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born Soundtrack holds at number one. This is now Gaga’s longest reign leading the album charts. On the singles chart Gaga and Cooper’s ‘Shallow’ shows no signs of slowing down as it scores a fourth week at Number one
Also in this week's Top five, Andrea Bocelli matches the peak of his previous album Cinema, going straight in at Number three with Si.
2017 X-Factor finalists Sean and Conor Price debut inside the top 10 with new EP Dreamer and Fleetwood Mac’s The Very Best Of climbs eight places to number nine after announcing a string of Dublin shows for next year. Mac’s classic album Rumours also charts at number 25.
All-female Irish ensemble Celtic Woman land at Number 13 with their thirteenth studio album Ancient Land, Tom Odell’s new collection Jubilee Road enters at 27, and Sligo-born singer Tommy Fleming opens at 29 with his latest album Voice of Hope II.
Queen’s Greatest Hits (32) and Platinum Collection (40) return to the Top 50 following the release of Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Finally, Japanese musician Joji lands at Number 37 with Ballads 1, and Robyn makes her fourth Official Irish Albums Chart Top 50 appearance with Honey at Number 38.
Back to the singles chart; Gaga also has three tracks in the Top 10 for a second week; ‘Always Remember Us This Way’ and ‘I'll Never Love Again’ hold at three and 10 respectively.
Elsewhere in this week's Top five, ‘Woman Like Me’ by Little Mix ft. Nicki Minaj becomes their seventh Top five hit, vaulting 10 places to Number four following the release of the music video.
XXXTentacion claims his second posthumous Top 10 single with ‘Arms Around You’ ft. Lil Pump, Maluma and Swae Lee, this week's highest new entry at eight.
Listen to this weeks number one, 'Shallow' here: