A Star Is Born is the Number 1 album on the Official Irish Albums Chart this Christmas

Bruce Springsteen claims this week's highest new entry, plus there are new peaks for posthumous albums from Big Tom and Roy Orbison.

Have yourselves a Gaga little Christmas! The Motion Picture Cast Recording of A Star Is Born is the Christmas Number 1 on the Official Irish Albums Chart.

Featuring the Top 10 singles Always Remember Us This Way and I’ll Never Love Again and the Number 1 smash Shallow, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper claim the sought-after top spot with its biggest week of sales yet. The Special Deluxe Edition was released last week, helping the album collect its 10th non-consecutive week at the helm.

Also in this week’s Top 5, there is a new entry at Number 4 for Bruce Springsteen – his live album Springsteen on Broadway debuts at Number 4.

New entries and high climbers

Following the release of its sing-a-long edition, the Mamma Mia! Here We Go again cast recording rises two places to Number 11, while Ariana Grande’s new track Imagine has saw interest spike in her latest album Sweetener, which ascends four to Number 14.

Finally, there are new peaks for two posthumous albums this week. Big Tom’s The Pleasure Has Been Mine climbs to Number 30, and Roy Orbison and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Unchained Melodies lifts to Number 32.

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