The Greatest Showman has returned to Number 1 on the Official Irish Albums Chart, some 22 weeks after it last appeared at the top.
The most-streamed and downloaded album of the last seven days, the soundtrack to the Hugh Jackman musical movie logs a 16th week in the penthouse of the Top 50.
A Star Is Born falls to Number 2 after eight weeks leading the chart, and The 1975 collect this week’s highest new entry as A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships becomes their third Top 5 album at Number 4.
New entries and high climbers
Michael Buble’s Christmas returns to the Top 10 at Number 8, Ariana Grande’s Sweetener is propelled into the Top 20 again to Number 15, and Clean Bandit take out a second Top 50 appearance as their sophomore album What is Love? opens at Number 30, one ahead of Damien Dempsey, who earns his 10th Top 50 with Union at 31.
Four more new entries also impact this week’s chart: David Bowie’s live album Glastonbury 2000 (35); Stokeley, the debut album from US rapper Ski Mask The Slump God (38); Meek Mill’s fourth studio album Championships (39); and Def Leppard hits collection The Story So Far: The Best Of (48).
Take a look at every Official Irish Albums Chart Number 1 of the year: