After a 54 weeks on the Irish album chart, the indestructible The Greatest Showman soundtrack is still Number One in this week’s largely static best-selling albums run-down.

The soundtrack to the movie starring Hugh Jackman topped the end of year chart in 2018, with 64,400 combined sales and a total of 16 weeks at Number One.  

Musicals have truly taken over (did someone mention South Pacific?) with the A Star Is Born soundtrack at Number Two this week after ending the year with 37,000 combined sales and a total of 11 weeks at Number One.

Dublin singer Dermot Kennedy debuts at No. 8 with his self-titled debut album and there is no stopping George Ezra, whose second album Staying at Tamara's has taken up residency in the Irish Top 10.

Ireland’s top ten albums

1 (this week) 1 (last week) The Greatest Showman - Motion Picture Cast Recording (Atlantic)

2 2 A Star Is Born - Motion Picture Cast Recording (Interscope)

3 3 Staying At Tamara's - George Ezra (Columbia)

4 4 Bohemian Rhapsody - OST Queen (Virgin)

8 5 Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa (Warner Bros

7 6 Divide - Ed Sheeran (Asylum)

11 7 Don't Smile At Me - Billie Eilish (Interscope)

New 8 -Dermot Kennedy - Dermot Kennedy (Island)

6 9 Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again - Motion Picture Cast Recording (Polydor)

5 10 Sweetener - Ariana Grande (Republic Records) 

Ireland’s top ten singles

1 (this week) 1 (last week) Sweet But Psycho - Ava Max (Atlantic)

5 2 Nothing Breaks Like A Heart - Mark Ronson Ft Miley Cyrus (Columbia)

2 3 Thank U Next - Ariana Grande (Republic Records)

3 4 Sunflower - Post Malone Ft Swae Lee (Republic Records)

4 5 Without Me - Halsey (Capitol) 

6 6 Wow. - Post Malone (Republic Records)

7 7 Ruin My Life - Zara Larsson (Black Butter/Epic/Ten)

14 8 Close To Me - Ellie Goulding/Diplo/Swae Lee (Polydor/RCA) 

11 9 When The Party's Over - Billie Eilish (Interscope)

10 10 Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (Interscope)

Chart courtesy of IRMA

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