Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest songs of 2019

We reveal the tracks you were downloading and streaming most last year.

Lewis Capaldi leads Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest songs of 2019.

The Scottish singer's breakthrough single Someone You Loved was the most popular track with the Irish public last year when downloads, audio streams and video plays were combined, notching up a combined 26.8 million streams (audio and video). The song was the most downloaded of 2019, while it notched up five million more streams than its closest competitor. 

Someone You Loved spent six weeks atop the Official Irish Singles Chart across March and April, the first of three chart toppers for Lewis in 2019, more than any other act.

Lewis has more songs in the end of year countdown than any other artist, with four. Other tracks from him include Hold Me While You Wait (13), Bruises (19) and Grace (21).

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2019 saw music consumption grow further year-on-year, with streaming continuing its upward trajectory. A staggering 7.5 billion audio streams were logged in Ireland last year, a 37% growth compared to 2018. 

Lil Nas X takes top honours for the biggest debut single of the year. Old Town Road was the second most popular song, racking up a combined 21.3 million audio and video plays. The US rapper managed four weeks at Number 1.

Billie Eilish scored the biggest song of the year not to reach Number 1. Bad Guy ended the year overall in third place, with 18 million streams. Bad Guy spent six non-consecutive weeks at Number 2.

Tones and I's Dance Monkey was the fourth biggest song of the year, and the most downloaded by a female artist, while Dermot Kennedy's Outnumbered lands in fifth, and was the biggest song of the year by an Irish artist.

Dominic Fike’s smash hit 3 Nights lands in sixth, while 2018 chart topper Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper rounds out 2019 in seventh place with the most streamed video of the year. 2019 Number 1s I Don't Care by Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber (8), Ariana Grande's 7 Rings (9) and the year's longest-reigning chart topper Senorita by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello (10) all feature in the year-end Top 10.

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Other songs the topped the charts last year in the Top 50 include Ava Max's Sweet But Psycho at 18, Ariana Grande's Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored at 30, and Ride It by Regard which comes in at 31.

Finally, Westlife claim the most popular song by an Irish group. Their comeback single Hello My Love which peaked at Number 2 last January bows at Number 45.

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Ireland's Official Top 50 biggest songs of 2019

POS TITLE ARTIST PEAK
1 SOMEONE YOU LOVED LEWIS CAPALDI 1
2 OLD TOWN ROAD LIL NAS X 1
3 BAD GUY BILLIE EILISH 2
4 DANCE MONKEY TONES & I 1
5 OUTNUMBERED DERMOT KENNEDY 2
6 3 NIGHTS DOMINIC FIKE 2
7 SHALLOW LADY GAGA & BRADLEY COOPER 1
8 I DON'T CARE ED SHEERAN & JUSTIN BIEBER 1
9 7 RINGS ARIANA GRANDE 1
10 SENORITA SHAWN MENDES/CAMILA CABELLO 1
11 PIECE OF YOUR HEART MEDUZA FT GOODBOYS 3
12 SUNFLOWER POST MALONE FT SWAE LEE 3
13 HOLD ME WHILE YOU WAIT LEWIS CAPALDI 1
14 WOW. POST MALONE 2
15 GIANT CALVIN HARRIS & RAG'N'BONE MAN 3
16 DON'T CALL ME UP MABEL 3
17 VOSSI BOP STORMZY 4
18 SWEET BUT PSYCHO AVA MAX 1
19 BRUISES LEWIS CAPALDI 8
20 POWER OVER ME DERMOT KENNEDY 11
21 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE ED SHEERAN FT KHALID 2
22 GRACE LEWIS CAPALDI 9
23 DANCING WITH A STRANGER SAM SMITH & NORMANI 4
24 SHOTGUN GEORGE EZRA 1
25 SUCKER JONAS BROTHERS 2
26 SOS AVICII FT ALOE BLACC 5
27 BURY A FRIEND BILLIE EILISH 2
28 WHEN THE PARTY'S OVER BILLIE EILISH 7
29 CIRCLES POST MALONE 2
30 BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND I'M BORED ARIANA GRANDE 1
31 RIDE IT REGARD 1
32 JUST YOU AND I TOM WALKER 7
33 THANK U NEXT ARIANA GRANDE 1
34 SORRY JOEL CORRY 3
35 NOTHING BREAKS LIKE A HEART MARK RONSON FT MILEY CYRUS 2
36 POST MALONE SAM FELDT FT RANI 4
37 EASTSIDE BENNY BLANCO/HALSEY/KHALID 1
38 WITHOUT ME HALSEY 3
39 HIGHER LOVE KYGO & WHITNEY HOUSTON 4
40 TRUTH HURTS LIZZO 15
41 ALL DAY AND NIGHT JAX JONES/MARTIN SOLVEIG/BEER 7
42 TALK KHALID 8
43 LADBROKE GROVE AJ TRACEY 6
44 I'M SO TIRED LAUV & TROYE SIVAN 4
45 HELLO MY LOVE WESTLIFE 2
46 GOOD AS HELL LIZZO 18
47 BODY LOUD LUXURY FT BRANDO 4
48 RANSOM LIL TECCA 3
49 SATURDAY NIGHTS KHALID 9
50 SOUTH OF THE BORDER ED SHEERAN/CABELLO/CARDI B 6

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