The Weeknd scores second Number 1 on the Official Irish Singles Chart with Blinding Lights

There are new entries this week from J Hus, Tones and I and Ali Gatie.

The Weeknd is Number 1 on the Official Irish Singles Chart for the second time in his career.

The Canadian leads the Top 50 with Blinding Lights, up four places from last week’s Number 5. The Weeknd was last Number 1 four-and-a-half years ago with Can’t Feel My Face in August 2015.

Blinding Lights is The Weeknd’s 22nd Top 50 hit in Ireland and was released at the end of November last year alongside Heartless.

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Lewis Capaldi makes up ground at Number 2 with Before You Go, while last week’s Number 1 Godzilla by Eminem ft. Juice WRLD drops two slots to Number 3.

Just outside the Top 10, Halsey reaches a new peak with You Should Be Sad, up six spots to Number 13, while US rap star Saint Jhn leaps eight to Number 21 with Roses, a new personal best.

UK rapper J Hus scores this week’s highest new entry with Play Play ft. Burna Boy (38), ahead of four songs which crack the Top 50 for the first time. Australian singer Tones and I claims her second chart hit with the follow-up to her smash Dance Monkey called Never Seen The Rain (47), Ohioan rapper DaBaby enters with Bop (48), Canadian singer Ali Gatie’s new single What If I Told You That I Love You debuts on the chart in first week of release (49), and Mustard’s Ballin’ featuring Roddy Ricch rounds out the Top 50 (50).

See the full Official Irish Singles Chart Top 50

Listen to The Official Chart with Bláthnaid Treacy at 8pm every Friday on RTÉ 2FM.