Olivia Rodrigo parks up at Number 1 on the Official Irish Singles Chart for a third straight week with Drivers License, while Sabrina Carpenter’s Skin, in part a response to Olivia’s track, claims this week’s highest new entry.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series actress Olivia reigns supreme by outperforming her two nearest rivals combined, racking up the most streams of the past seven days.
Fellow Disney star Sabrina, who has starred in Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World, debuts at Number 12 with Skin, her first single with new record label Island Records. Skin is said to be about Sabrina’s relationship with Olivia’s co-star and rumoured ex-boyfriend Joshua Bassett, who appeared on last week’s Official Irish Singles Chart at Number 44 with his own Drivers License rebuttal Lie Lie Lie.
Elsewhere in this week’s Top 10, Spanish producer HVME makes his first appearance in the top flight as Goosebumps rises five places to Number 6. Tiesto’s The Business and Sza’s Good Days returns to their peak positions of Number 2 and Number 8 respectively.
More tracks scoring new personal bests this week are Streets by Doja Cat (13), The Weeknd’s Save Your Tears (17) and Heat Waves from Glass Animals (29).
The soundtrack to a special episode of HBO drama Euphoria, Billie Eilish’s first Spanish-language track Lo Vas A Olvidar with Barcelona-born singer-songwriter Rosalia debuts at Number 23, Billie’s 14th Top 50 hit and Rosalia’s second.
Nigerian-born Dubliner Tolu Makay enters the Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50 for the first time in her career at Number 35 with N17, this week’s most downloaded song.
A collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, The Saw Doctors cover was first performed as part of RTÉ One’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. N17 also goes in at Number 2 on the Official Irish Homegrown Chart, making Tolu the highest-charting solo female on the chart since its inception in May 2019.
Finally, there are more new entries including Wellerman (44) from sea shantying TikTok star Nathan Evans and producers 220 Kid and Billen Ted, and London rapper Fredo with Back To Basics (49).
Listen to The Official Chart with Bláthnaid Treacy at 7pm every Friday on RTÉ 2FM.