Billie Eilish’s Don’t Smile At Me hits the Official Irish Albums Chart Top 5 for the first time

The Specials, Ian Brown and Fredo claim this week's highest new entries.

Billie Eilish has reached a new personal best position on this week’s Official Irish Albums Chart.

The 17 year-old’s debut EP Don’t Smile At Me previously reached Number 7 in early January, and now, as her new single Bury A Friend debuts at Number 2 on the Official Irish Singles Chart, interest in her previous songs has rocketed, pushing the collection to a new peak of Number 4.

At the top of the chart, The Greatest Showman’s Motion Picture Cast Recording logs a 22nd non-consecutive week at Number 1, and was the most popular album across all metrics this week (physical, digital and streaming).

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The only new entry inside this week’s Top 10 comes from The Specials – Encore opens at Number 10. Stone Roses legend Ian Brown is not far behind at Number 14 with Ripples, while London rapper Fredo enters the Top 50 with his debut album Third Avenue at Number 28.

Finally, three more new entries impact this week’s chart: Cork folk singer John Blek lands at 38 with Thistle & Thorn, Nina Nesbitt’s second album The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change bows at 43, and Half Way There from Busted debuts at 45.

View this week's Top 50 Irish Albums Chart in full

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