Congratulations to Sigrid, whose debut album Sucker Punch lands a haymaker on this week’s Official Irish Albums Chart.
The Norwegian’s debut album opens at Number 4, securing this week’s highest new entry. Hozier claims a second week at the top with Wasteland, Baby!, earning the most physical sales and digital downloads of the week, while Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next holds firm at 2 and was this week’s most streamed album.
Dave is responsible for more action in the Top 10 as his debut studio album Psychodrama enters at Number 6, while Juice WRLD’s second album Death Race For Love becomes his first top flight record at Number 9. Foals collect their third Top 10 with Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1 at Number 10, and Dido bags a fifth Top 20 album as Still On My Mind reaches Number 18.
Finally, a trio of male singer-songwriters log Top 50 albums; David Gray’s Gold In A Brass Age begins at 37, Paul Weller live album Other Aspects: Live at The Royal Festival Hall charges to Number 42, and Gerry Cinnamon’s debut studio album Erratic Cinematic makes its first Irish Chart appearance (76 weeks after its initial release in September 2017) at Number 50.