Dermot Kennedy returns to Number 1 on this week’s Official Irish Albums Chart with Without Fear.
The singer from Rathcoole’s debut album has now ruled the Albums Top 50 for 25 non-consecutive weeks. In the last ten years, only Adele’s 21 (35 weeks) and Ed Sheeran’s ÷ (28 weeks) have spent more weeks at Number 1 in the last 10 years.
London rapper Central Cee powers his way to Number 3 with his debut mixtape Wild West, this week’s highest new entry. 91% of Wild West’s opening week chart units came from streaming equivalent sales.
Following her GRAMMY Award win for Album of the Year, Taylor Swift is back in the Official Irish Albums Chart Top 10 with Folklore, up ten places to Number 10.
British singer-songwriter Tom Grennan makes a Top 20 debut with his second album Evering Road at 19. Evering Road marks Tom’s second Top 50 album after his 2018 debut Lighting Matches reached Number 28.
Finally, The Dubliners’ greatest hits 50 Years (27) returns to the Top 50 following St. Patrick’s Day.