- 05 Sep 19
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s scorching collaboration 'Señorita' is officially Ireland’s song of the summer.
According to sales and streaming data from the Official Irish Singles chart, Shawn and Camila’s sultry duet, 'Señorita' was the biggest song across the sunny months, based on music consumption from the start of June to the end of August.
The track is the longest running Number 1 on the Official Singles chart this year so far, spending nine weeks at the top. It’s amassed over 52,600 chart sales in the summer period including 7.3 million audio and video streams.
Newcomer Lil Nas X and his #1 hit 'Old Town Road' is the runner up on Ireland’s biggest songs of the summer list. The track, which blends country with hip hop, topped the charts back in April, spending four weeks at Number 1, and it claims the most watched video for the summer with over 2.4 million video streams.
Billie Eilish, who was in Ireland this weekend for her set at Electric Picnic, rounded out the top three with 'Bad Guy'. The song had 47,700 chart sales in the period. The track reached Number 2 and its parent album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is one of the biggest sellers so far this year after topping the charts upon release in April.
There’s another newcomer at #4 as US singer and rapper, Dominic Fike’s debut hit '3 Nights', has been a regular fixture on the Official Singles chart.
Coming in 5th is Ed Sheeran with his chart-topping collab with Justin Bieber, 'I Don’t Care'. It’s not the only appearance on the list for Ed, who has three more tracks from his No.6 Collaborations Project release: Beautiful People ft. Khalid (10), Cross Me with Chance The Rapper and PNB Rock (13) and Take Me Back To London ft. Stormzy (43) all ranking
The highest ranked Irish act on the list is Dermot Kennedy at #7 with 'Outnumbered'. The track was denied the Number 1 spot on three occasions, peaking at Number 2. Kennedy has another entry on the Songs of the Summer list with 'Power Over Me' at 40.
Irish rap duo Versatile also make the list with 'Prefontaine' at Number 36. The first Number 1 on the Irish Homegrown Top 20, 'Prefontaine' is the debut chart hit for the Dublin duo spending ten weeks on the Official Singles Chart.
The Top 50 biggest songs of the summer list contains seven Number 1 singles including last year’s song of the summer, 'Shotgun' by George Ezra, which is at 34 on this year’s countdown with over 2.6 million audio and video streams this summer.
There are also two songs that have peaked outside of the Top 30 on the Official Irish Singles chart but make it on to our list of summer’s biggest hits. Lewis Capaldi’s 'Bruises' (peaked at 39) is a summer hit at 24 on our list and Lizzo’s 'Good as Hell' (peaked at 36 on singles chart) is at 50 in our summer countdown.
View the full list of Ireland’s Official Top 50 Songs of Summer 2019 here.