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Hozier becomes first Irish artist in 34 years to top US Charts with Too Sweet as he performs 2 Central Florida Shows

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier comes to Orlando and Tampa as he becomes first Irish artist since Sinéad O'Connor to top US charts.

Hozier’s Unreal Unearth Tour 2024

Hozier has secured a huge feat with his latest single Too Sweet, as he becomes the first Irish artist to top the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 34 years, and making the achievement all the sweeter is the fact that Hozier is only the fourth Irish performer to reach Number 1 in Billboard chart history.



The last Irish artist to achieve chart-topping success on the Billboard Hot 100 was Sinéad O'Connor, when Nothing Compares 2 U spent four weeks at Number 1 in 1990.


Prior to that, U2 scored two 1987 Number 1s with I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For and With Or Without You. With the the first-ever Irish artist to score a Billboard number one was Gilbert O'Sullivan, when Alone Again (Naturally) hit the top in July 1972.



Hozier who is currently on the road here in North America. with his Unreal Unearth Tour, performing 37 headlining shows arrives in Central Florida on Wednesday May 8, where he will take the stage at Orlando's Kia Center with special guest Allison Russell.


This will be followed by a show in Tampa, at the MIDFLORIDA Amphitheater on Saturday, May 11, again with Allison Russell.


Remaining tickets are available for both shows, but are extremely limited.


Tickets for the Orlando show are available here, and tickets for the Tampa show are available here.


Hozier is an Irish singer-songwriter renowned for his soulful and bluesy folk-rock music gained international recognition with his breakthrough single, "Take Me to Church," which earned critical acclaim and widespread popularity.


His self-titled debut album, "Hozier," released in 2014, further solidified his status as a musical sensation, featuring not only "Take Me to Church" but also other hit songs like "Someone New" and "Work Song." Known for his emotive lyrics and powerful vocals, Hozier's music often explores themes of love, spirituality, and social issues.


His soulful and introspective songwriting has earned him a dedicated global fanbase, and he remains a prominent figure in the contemporary music scene.


Hozier becomes first Irish artist in 34 years to top US Hot 100 with Too Sweet as he comes to Central Florida for 2 shows

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