The acts with the most Number 1 singles this decade on the Official Irish Singles Chart

We rundown the 20 acts with three or more chart-topping singles since 2010.

With the decade drawing to a close, we've went back through the chart archives to see who the leading stars of the Official Irish Singles Chart have been since 2010.

Which acts have had the most songs hit the big time this decade? We take a closer look at the 20 acts with three or more chart-toppers to their name.

Calvin Harris

One word springs to mind when you think of Calvin Harris - hitmaker. The Scottish DJ has had seven Number 1s in total, all of which happened this decade. His first was the Rihanna collaboration We Found Love, followed by two more tracks from his 18 Months album: We'll Be Coming Back with Example and Sweet Nothing featuring Florence Welch.

Summer became Calvin's only chart-topper without a feature in 2014, and Rihanna (more on her later) joined Calvin for another Number 1 in This Is What You Came For. Then in 2018, both One Kiss (Ireland's second-biggest song of the year) with Dua Lipa and the Sam Smith-assisted Promises hit the jackpot.

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One Direction

One Direction fare well when it comes to the most Number 1 albums this decade, and they were just as dominant on the singles front too. One Direction had six singles lead the Top 50 in total, two more than they had in the UK. Live While We're Young and Story Of My Life were the extra songs to hit the top spot compared to the UK.

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Rihanna

Rihanna has the joint-most Number 1 hits ever in Ireland among female soloists, tied with Madonna and Britney Spears. Six of them hit the top spot in the 2010s: Love The Way You Lie (2010); Only Girl (In The World) (2010); We Found Love (2011); The Monster (2013); FourFiveSeconds (2015) and This Is What You Came For (2016).

Other female soloists with multiple Number 1s this decade are Ariana Grande (5) and Lady Gaga (4).

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Ed Sheeran

Ireland has been kind to Ed Sheeran. Ed has reached the chart mountaintop six times since 2010, with Ireland being one of only three countries that Galway Girl got to Number 1 in. Shape Of You has the third-longest stint at Number 1 ever.

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Justin Bieber

Bieber fever has caught on across Ireland on numerous occasions, six to be exact. One of Justin's tracks Despacito with Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee has the second-longest reign at Number 1 in history. Across the decade, Justin Bieber has spent most weeks at the top of the Official Irish Singles Chart, with 43 weeks at pole position.

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The acts who have scored three or more Number 1 singles in Ireland from 2010-2019

ARTIST # OF NUMBER 1 SINGLES
CALVIN HARRIS 7
ONE DIRECTION 6
RIHANNA 6
ED SHEERAN 6
JUSTIN BIEBER 6
ARIANA GRANDE 5
LADY GAGA 4
WILL.I.AM 4
JEDWARD 3
PITBULL 3
KATY PERRY 3
FLO RIDA 3
THE SCRIPT 3
BRUNO MARS 3
CHERYL 3
ADELE 3
LITTLE MIX 3
PHARRELL 3
CLEAN BANDIT 3
DUA LIPA 3

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