Ed Sheeran scores seventh Irish Number 1 single with Bad Habits: “I didn’t expect to come back and feel this amount of love”

Plus new entries from Picture This, Doja Cat, and Tyler, The Creator.

Ed Sheeran scores his seventh Number 1 on this week’s Official Irish Singles Chart with Bad Habits.

The British megastar singer-songwriter claimed the most downloads of the week to debut on top, outperforming Olivia Rodrigo’s Good 4 U (2) by 1,000 combined chart sales.

Celebrating, Ed Sheeran said, “Ireland, Bad Habits has gone Number 1 in your wonderful, beautiful country, thank you so much for making that happen. I’ve been away for a very, very long time and I didn’t expect to come back and feel this amount of love straight away. Thank you for making it happen and I hope to see you all soon.”

Bad Habits joins Sing (2014), Thinking Out Loud (2014), Shape of You (2017), Galway Girl (2017), Perfect (2017) and I Don’t Care with Justin Bieber (2019) as chart-topping singles in Ireland. To date, Ed has made 43 Top 50 appearances.

Meanwhile, Beggin’ by Eurovision winners Maneskin advances eight places to Number 3 to become their highest-charting single, while I Wanna Be Your Slave lifts a place to Number 4.

Entering the Top 5 for the first time, up one position to Number 5, is Heartbreak Anthem by Swedish producers Galantis, French DJ David Guetta and British pop trio Little Mix.

MORE: Look back at Ed Sheeran’s biggest Official Irish Chart accolades.

Picture This secure their fourth Top 10 hit with Addict of Magic (10) while their recent single LA House Party returns to the Top 50 and nets a new peak (20) and they collect their 21st Top 50 hit with Die For You (49).

Just outside the top flight is You Right by Doja Cat ft. The Weeknd (11), while fellow Planet Her album track Ain’t S**t (26) is another new entry this week.

Tyler, The Creator takes out three spots in the Top 50 following the release of his new album Call Me When You Get Lost: Wusyaname at 24, Lumberjack at 39 and Lemonhead at 48.

The highest climber this week is Australian artist Tones and I with Fly Away, which flies North 13 places to Number 37. Dutch producer Jonasu makes his debut Top 50 appearance with Black Magic at Number 34, comedian Bo Burnham picks up his second Top 50 single with All Eyes On Me at Number 43 and finally, Megan Thee Stallion enters at Number 44 with her latest track Thot S**t.

See the full Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50

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