- 08 Nov 19
Dua Lipa's new single 'Don't Start Now' shoots right to the top of the singles charts while Dermot Kennedy continues his reign atop the Irish album charts.
Dua Lipa is celebrating her fourth Number 1 today on the Official Irish Singles Chart. Her latest single 'Don't Start Now' goes straight in at the top spot, 1,400 chart sales ahead of its nearest competition, 'Ride It' by Regard.
The UK singer has now scored more chart-toppers in Ireland than anywhere else. Her other songs that reached Number 1 on Irish soil are 'New Rules' (2017), 'IDGAF' (2018) and 'One Kiss' with Calvin Harris (2018).
Dua told OfficialCharts.com/Ireland, "So thankful to all of my Irish fans for listening, sharing and streaming the record! I'm so excited to show you more and come to Ireland and see you all soon!"
'Don't Start Now' is the sixth song so far in 2019 to enter the Top 50 at Number 1, joining '7 Rings' and 'Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored' by Ariana Grande, Lewis Capaldi's 'Hold Me While You Wait', 'I Don't Care' by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber, and Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's 'Senorita'.
This week also sees rising US rapper Arizona Zervas' Irish Chart debut at Number 22 with 'Roxanne', while Shaed's 'Trampoline' bounces to a new high of Number 27, up 14 places. The Script's 'The Last Time' also climbs 14 rungs to reach a new peak of Number 33 following their performance on The Late Late Show. Also rising this week are Jax Jones & Ella Henderson who scale six positions to Number 34 with 'This Is Real'.
On the official Irish Albums Charts, Dermot Kennedy is still the reigning king. Without Fear is the first album released in 2019 to spend five successive weeks at Number 1, surpassing albums the likes of Billie Eilish, Lewis Capaldi and Ed Sheeran which managed four consecutive weeks leading the Top 50.
Following the release of his latest single 'Dark Days', Gerry Cinnamon's debut album Erratic Cinematic reaches a new peak of Number 8 over two years since the album was first released.
This week's highest climber, however, is Michael Bublé's Christmas, making a return to the Top 50 ahead of the festive season, up 58 places to re-enter at Number 23. Finally, The Script's #3 revisits at Number 39 following their acoustic performance of the album's lead single 'Hall of Fame' on The Late Late Show.