Friday 19 July 2019

Ed Sheeran tops Irish album chart with 'x' for 16th week

Ed Sheeran concert at Croke Park
Ed Sheeran concert at Croke Park
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Ed Sheeran has topped the Irish album chart for the 16th week with 'x'.

Sheeran (24) has sold more than 150,000 copies of the album, which was released over a year ago, in Ireland.

He also currently holds the number 7 spot on the official Irish chart with his second album, '+'.

Holding at number 2 is his good pal Taylor Swift with 1989 followed by Hozier with his self-titled debut and Nathan Carter has returned at number 4 with Beautiful Life.

In the singles chart The Weekend has hit number one with I Can't Feel My Face, which has been streamed in the US more than 4 million times.

Tom Cruise recently lip synched to the song, which is about cocaine use, on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Kimmel Live.


Top 10 albums:

1 x - Ed Sheeran (Asylum)

2 1989 - Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

3 Hozier - Hozier (Island)

4 Beautiful Life - Nathan Carter (Decca)

5 Coming Up For Air - Kodaline (B-Unique)

6 Red - Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

7 + - Ed Sheeran (Asylum)

8 In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith (Capitol)

9 Halcyon/Halcyon Days - Ellie Goulding (Polydor)

10 Daytime Friends - The Very Best Of Kenny Rogers (Capitol)


Top 10 singles:

1 Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd (Republic)

2 Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon (RCA)

3 How Deep Is Your Love - Calvin Harris & Disciples (Columbia)

4 Are You With Me - Lost Frequencies (All Around The World)

5 Marvin Gaye - Charlie Puth Feat. Meghan Trainor (Atlantic)

6 Black Magic - Little Mix (Syco Music)

7 Lean On - Major Lazer Feat. Dj Snake & Mø (Because)

8 Waiting For Love - Avicii (Prmd)

9 Cheerleader - Omi (Ultra)

10 Drag Me Down - One Direction (Syco)

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