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Daniel O'Donnell celebrates UK album chart milestone

Singer Daniel O'Donnell has now had an album in the UK Top 40 chart for the past 35 years. Picture by Kip Carroll
Staff Reporter

CO Donegal singer Daniel O'Donnell has celebrated a significant milestone after the release of his latest record meant he has had an album in the UK top 40 chart for each of the last 35 years.

The Kincasslagh crooner's latest release, I Wish You Well, debuted at number 16 in the UK album chart this week.

It follows his 2021 release, Daniel O'Donnell 60, which debuted in the UK charts at number 4 last October, and his

The 60-year-old star, who is currently on a US tour, said he was "delighted" with the achievement, adding: "I can’t believe that over the last 35 years I have had an album in the top forty each year.

"I am so grateful to all my fans who have been so loyal and supportive and helping the album to do so well."


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