Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest albums of 2020 so far

Dua Lipa and Niall Horan have the most popular albums released in 2020.

Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia is Ireland’s biggest album release of 2020 so far.

The British pop star’s second record, which spent three consecutive weeks at Number 1 in April, is the most streamed album released in the first six months of the year, and ranks sixth overall in the list of biggest albums of the year to date, unveiled by IRMA / OfficialCharts.com/Ireland.

2019’s biggest album Lewis Capaldi’s Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent continues to prove popular in 2020, leading the way as the biggest album overall across all formats – physical, download and streaming.

Dermot Kennedy claims the biggest album of 2020 so far by an Irish artist with Without Fear, ranking in second place, while Niall Horan snatches the biggest homegrown new release of the year. The singer from Mullingar’s second album Heartbreak Weather is eighth on the year-to-date list and has the most physical and download sales of any album released in 2020.

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Harry Styles’ Number 1 album Fine Line, released in late December, see its success continue into 2020 in third place. The collection is the biggest vinyl seller so far this year, and one of its singles Watermelon Sugar is currently delivering Harry a personal best on the weekly Irish Singles Chart, and has peaked at Number 4 to date.

Looking to 2020 releases, Eminem takes out 11th position with Number 1 album Music To Be Murdered By, fellow chart-topper After Hours from The Weeknd lands in 19th, while Selena Gomez occupies 21st place with Rare.

Lil Uzi Vert’s highest-charting album Eternal Atake has streamed its way to 38, Lady Gaga’s chart-topper Chromatica is at 39, while Map of the Soul: 7 by K-pop group BTS is at 41. Justin Bieber’s Changes is at 43, and Gerry Cinnamon’s first album to top the Irish Charts The Bonny is at 44.

Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest albums of 2020 so far

POS TITLE ARTIST PEAK
1 DIVINELY UNINSPIRED TO A HELLISH EXTENT LEWIS CAPALDI 1
2 WITHOUT FEAR DERMOT KENNEDY 1
3 FINE LINE HARRY STYLES 1
4 WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO BILLIE EILISH 1
5 HEAVY IS THE HEAD STORMZY 3
6 FUTURE NOSTALGIA DUA LIPA 1
7 NO 6 COLLABORATIONS PROJECT ED SHEERAN 1
8 HEARTBREAK WEATHER NIALL HORAN 1
9 HOLLYWOOD'S BLEEDING POST MALONE 1
10 DERMOT KENNEDY DERMOT KENNEDY 4
11 MUSIC TO BE MURDERED BY EMINEM 1
12 50 YEARS - DON'T STOP FLEETWOOD MAC 5
13 DIVIDE ED SHEERAN 1
14 DIAMONDS ELTON JOHN 3
15 DON'T SMILE AT ME BILLIE EILISH 4
16 DUA LIPA DUA LIPA 3
17 GREATEST HITS QUEEN 12
18 SNACKS JAX JONES 10
19 AFTER HOURS WEEKND 1
20 GET TO KNOW BECKY HILL 14
21 RARE SELENA GOMEZ 4
22 RUMOURS FLEETWOOD MAC 9
23 LOVER TAYLOR SWIFT 1
24 GOLD - GREATEST HITS ABBA 1
25 HIGH EXPECTATIONS MABEL 5
26 CURTAIN CALL - THE HITS EMINEM 1
27 QUESTION MARK XXXTENTACION 2
28 GOODBYE & GOOD RIDDANCE JUICE WRLD 16
29 LEGACY DAVID BOWIE 7
30 HOZIER HOZIER 1
31 LEGEND BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS 8
32 THANK U NEXT ARIANA GRANDE 1
33 GREATEST HITS BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 1
34 PSYCHODRAMA DAVE 6
35 1 BEATLES 6
36 BEERBONGS & BENTLEYS POST MALONE 1
37 TIME FLIES - 1994-2009 OASIS 3
38 ETERNAL ATAKE LIL UZI VERT 2
39 CHROMATICA LADY GAGA 1
40 ROMANCE CAMILA CABELLO 12
41 MAP OF THE SOUL - 7 BTS 1
42 SCORPION DRAKE 1
43 CHANGES JUSTIN BIEBER 2
44 THE BONNY GERRY CINNAMON 1
45 TAKE ME HOME ONE DIRECTION 1
46 ERRATIC CINEMATIC GERRY CINNAMON 8
47 PICTURE THIS PICTURE THIS 1
48 U218 SINGLES U2 1
49 STAYING AT TAMARA'S GEORGE EZRA 2
50 X ED SHEERAN 1

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