Billie Eilish and Dermot Kennedy score Top 5 debuts on the Official Irish Singles Chart

Ed Sheeran makes it six weeks at Number 1 with Bad Habits.

New singles from Billie Eilish and Dermot Kennedy storm into this week’s Official Irish Singles Chart Top 5.

American alt-pop artist Billie Eilish makes the strongest debut of the week with the title track from her Number 1 album Happier Than Ever debuting at Number 3. The song is the fifth Irish Top 10 hit from the album following My Future (8), Therefore I Am (1), Your Power (3) and Lost Cause (9).

Two more album tracks, Getting Older and Oxytocin, enter at 23 and 24 to take Billie’s total of Top 50 hits to 20.

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Also in the Top 5 alongside Happier Than Ever is Dermot Kennedy’s new single Better Days, which lands at Number 4, giving the singer from Rathcoole his sixth Top 10 hit. Better Days is also Number 1 on this week's Official Irish Homegrown Chart.

Number 1 for a sixth week is Ed Sheeran with Bad Habits, once again Ireland’s most downloaded and streamed song of the past seven days.

New peaks in the Top 20 are earned by Tones and I with Fly Away (14) and Doja Cat’s Need To Know (20), while new personal bests are logged further down the chart for Rain Radio & DJ Craig Gorman’s Talk About (21), Sleepy Hallow’s 2055 (34), Leave Before You Love Me by Marshmello & Jonas Brothers (38), and Mabel’s Let Them Know (40).

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Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak’s Silk Sonic project rolls in at Number 48 with their second single Skate, and finally, over three years since its December 2017 release, Love Tonight by Australian electronic duo Shouse makes a splash in the Top 50 at Number 48 after gaining traction on TikTok.

See the full Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50

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