Week Ending 28th April 2013 / Albums Chart

There is a new entry at the top of the French albums chart this week as the French rappers of IAM debut at number one with Arts Martiens (18,068 CDs and 6,604 downloads for a total of 24,672 copies sold). It’s their second chart-topper, Revoir Un Printemps was at the top for one week in September 2003. IAM‘s last studio album Saison 5 entered and peaked at number two in April 2007.

In fact, we have a brand new top five this week. Maxime Le Forestier enters at two with Le Cadeau (10,640 CDs and 839 downloads for a total of 11,479 copies sold). His last studio album, Restons Amants also reached number two in May 2008. Phoenix get their first top 10 album with Bankrupt! which debuts at number three (5,658 CDs and 4,214 downloads for a total of 9,872 copies sold). Their Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix peaked at 14 in May 2009.

Natasha St-Pier is up 197 places at four with Thérèse – Vivre D’Amour (8,866 CDs and 868 downloads for a total of 9,734 copies sold). On this album, she sings poems of Sainte Thérèse de Lisieux with other artists like Anggun, Les Stentors, Sonia Lacen, Elisa TovatiNatasha St-Pier was number one on the albums chart for one week in January 2006 with Longueur D’Ondes.

#willpower debuts at five for will.i.am (9,452 sales), it’s his first top 10 album in France, he only peaked at number 89 in September 2007 with Songs About Girls. In their seventh week in the top 10, Les Enfoirés fall four places at six with La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés (7,640 sales / -21%), the album has sold 393,872 copies so far.

In his 13th week inside the ten best-sellers, Bruno Mars stays at seven with Unorthodox Jukebox (7,600 sales). It’s down five places at eight for Alex Hepburn with Together Alone in her second week on the chart (7,123 sales / -23%).

The compilation NRJ Spring Hits 2013 is new at nine with 7,100 sales. Frank Michael enters at number ten with Quelques Mots D’Amour (6,974 sales), his last album Romantique peaked at seven in November 2011. Les Couleurs De Ma Vie is Frank Michael‘s highest charting album, it reached number six in November 2006.

Seven albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Last week’s number one, Le Secret is down to number eleven for Lara Fabian in its second week on the chart (6,512 sales / -65%), the album has sold 25,280 copies so far. After four weeks in the top 10, Delta Machine falls six places at twelve for Depeche Mode. The musical Robin Des Bois is also down six at number 14 (5,354 sales / -18%). It’s down eleven places at 16 for Carla Bruni‘s Little French Songs in its fourth week on the chart. The compilation NRJ Hit Music Only 2013 falls nine places at number 18. It’s a bad week for Michael Bublé, his album To Be Loved is down 17 places at 21 in its second week on the chart (3,600 sales / -50%). After just one week inside the ten best-sellers, Axel Tony falls 16 at number 26 with Je Te Ressemble.

In her 32nd week on the chart, P!nk climbs eight places at 13 with The Truth About Love (5,500 sales / +77%). After an eight-week absence, L’Apogée is back inside the top 20 as it’s up seven at number 19 for Sexion D’Assaut.

DNA is new at number 27 for the 2011 winners of the UK X Factor, Little Mix (3,051 sales). In her 65th week inside the top 250, Lana Del Rey is up a massive 56 places at 35 with Born To Die, the album was number one for two weeks in February 2012.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 IAM – Arts Martiens
02 NE 01 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
03 NE 01 Phoenix – Bankrupt!
04 201 02 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
05 NE 01 will.i.am – #willpower
06 02 07 Les Enfoirés – La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés
07 07 20 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
08 03 02 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
09 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Spring Hits 2013
10 NE 01 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
11 01 02 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
12 06 05 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
13 21 32 P!nk – The Truth About Love
14 08 05 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
15 18 05 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
16 05 04 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
17 11 04 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
18 09 05 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2013
19 26 60 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
20 15 23 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
21 04 02 Michael Bublé – To Be Loved
22 16 06 Woodkid – The Golden Age
23 19 14 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
24 12 02 Alex Beaupain – Après Moi Le Déluge
25 24 15 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
26 10 02 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
27 NE 01 Little Mix – DNA
28 14 03 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2013
29 13 13 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
30 17 04 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
31 20 07 David Bowie – The Next Day
32 22 23 Rihanna – Unapologetic
33 52 34 Lou Doillon – Places
34 NE 01 Musique De La Légion Etrangère – Héros
35 91 65 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
36 31 34 C2C – Tetra
37 32 58 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
38 29 09 Kavinsky – Outrun
39 27 06 Zazie – Cyclo
40 23 03 Various Artists – Fun Club 2013
41 28 03 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2013 Vol. 2
42 37 19 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
43 35 118 Adele – 21
44 34 11 Indochine – Black City Parade
45 46 08 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur Tour – Live A Bercy
46 50 58 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
47 40 34 Depeche Mode – The Best Of – Volume 1
48 87 59 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
49 56 05 Madeleine Peyroux – The Blue Room
50 76 24 One Direction – Take Me Home
51 49 82 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
52 61 30 Muse – The 2nd Law
53 67 25 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
54 33 08 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2013
55 47 29 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
56 NE 01 Snoop Lion – Reincarnated
57 48 22 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
58 NE 01 Alibi Montana & Lim – Rue 2
59 65 22 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
60 38 06 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
61 55 52 Birdy – Birdy
62 39 32 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
63 62 84 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
64 51 12 Various Artists – Piou Piou Dance Party
65 77 24 M – Il
66 54 16 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
67 41 06 Saez – Miami
68 NE 01 Dead Can Dance – In Concert
69 36 03 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2013
70 42 04 Pierre Bachelet – Best Of 3 CD
71 58 07 Youn Sun Nah – Lento
72 NE 01 Various Artists – Spring Break Hits 2013
73 43 04 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
74 45 12 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013
75 57 02 Kid Cudi – Indicud
76 75 87 Daft Punk – Discovery
77 66 56 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
78 73 05 Les Ogres De Barback – Pitt Ocha Et La Tisane De Couleurs
79 53 09 Renaud Capuçon – Le Violon Roi
80 85 12 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
81 30 02 Lisa Angell – Des Mots…
82 101 31 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
83 25 02 Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll
84 69 08 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
85 NE 01 Popa Chubby – Universal Breakdown Blues
86 72 06 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2013 Vol. 2
87 81 44 Shy’m – Caméléon
88 71 22 Booba – Futur
89 44 21 Rover – Rover
90 68 03 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
91 70 04 Rokia Traoré – Beautiful Africa
92 78 20 Zaho – Contagieuse
93 74 21 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
94 60 02 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
95 150 22 Taylor Swift – Red
96 59 10 Roch Voisine – Duophonique
97 80 05 Jean-Louis Murat – Toboggan
98 NE 01 Miss Kittin – Calling From The Stars
99 84 15 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
100 131 151 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent
101 92 23 Coldplay – Live 2012
102 64 03 Florent Mothe – Rock In Chair
103 NE 01 Junip – Junip
104 79 32 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi
105 165 22 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
106 63 02 Têtes Raides – Corps De Mots
107 83 03 Puggy – To Win The World
108 88 04 Raphael Gualazzi – Happy Mistake
109 86 05 Mickaël Miro – Le Temps Des Sourires
110 105 20 Phil Collins – …Hits
111 106 33 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
112 82 05 Eric Clapton – Old Sock
113 89 03 Various Artists – 100 Dance 2013 Vol. 2
114 102 03 James Blake – Overgrown
115 104 04 Richard Galliano – Vivaldi
116 100 31 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
117 96 10 Axelle Red – Rouge Ardent
118 112 24 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
119 94 18 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards 2013
120 95 06 Various Artists – Les Hits 2013 (Volume 2)
121 116 04 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
122 124 84 Daft Punk – Homework
123 99 47 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
124 110 44 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
125 93 05 Lil Wayne – I Am Not A Human Being II
126 120 23 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
127 98 05 The Strokes – Comedown Machine
128 108 06 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Spring 2013
129 97 07 Sanseverino – Honky Tonk
130 132 03 Various Artists – Nocturne (Radio Classique)
131 121 34 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
132 126 78 Daft Punk – Alive 2007
133 NE 01 Le Bal Des Enragés – Le Bal Des Enragés
134 117 03 Leonard Cohen – The Essential
135 119 06 Various Artists – Bernard Lenoir L’Inrockuptible
136 135 28 Radiohead – The Best Of
137 NE 01 Passenger – All The Little Lights
138 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Classement De Tous Les Tubes Années 80 2013
139 129 11 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
140 113 08 Didier Barbelivien – Dédicacé
141 147 05 Iron Maiden – Maiden England ’88
142 205 17 The Police – Greatest Hits
143 90 105 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
144 103 03 Paramore – Paramore
145 130 40 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
146 136 209 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
147 111 09 Various Artists – Party Fun 2013
148 134 10 Rodriguez – Cold Fact
149 211 35 Tryo – Ladilafé
150 118 06 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 2013
151 158 64 One Direction – Up All Night
152 114 09 David Bowie – The Best Of David Bowie 1980/1987
153 137 33 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
154 161 06 Various Artists – Chanter Ce Que Je Suis
155 127 10 Rose – Et Puis Juin
156 140 10 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
157 139 08 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
158 142 17 France Gall – Evidemment
159 146 54 Youssoupha – Noir D****
160 109 151 Zaz – Zaz
161 177 13 Justin Bieber – Believe Acoustic
162 NE 01 Richard Bona – Bonafied
163 218 02 Ballet De L’Opéra De Paris – Lac Des Cygnes
164 143 31 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
165 144 06 Various Artists – The Voice 2 : Le Meilleur Des Auditions A L’Aveugle
166 168 04 Mike Brant – Laisse-Moi Chanter !
167 133 04 Bonobo – The North Borders
168 185 07 Calvin Harris – 18 Months
169 157 28 Daft Punk – Human After All
170 175 02 Daft Punk – Musique Vol. 1 – 1993 – 2005
171 160 05 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits Spring 2013
172 138 21 Olivia Ruiz – Le Calme Et La Tempête
173 154 08 Cesaria Evora – Mâe Carinhosa
174 152 05 Jean-Félix Lalanne – Une Voix, Une Guitare
175 151 41 fun. – Some Nights
176 206 23 AC/DC – Live At River Plate
177 164 54 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
178 RE 47 La Grande Sophie – La Place Du Fantôme
179 156 53 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
180 122 24 Various Artists – Stars 80 – La Compilation
181 125 04 Various Artists – Plus De Hits And Dance 2013
182 107 112 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
183 141 04 Ménilmontant – Ménilmontant
184 186 20 Alain Bashung – Osez Bashung
185 155 27 Florent Pagny – Gracias A La Vida
186 196 11 Granville – Les Voiles
187 NE 01 Vulcain – V8
188 NE 01 Kavinsky – Outrun (Edition Deluxe Numérotée)
189 181 04 Loic Lantoine – J’Ai Changé
190 149 40 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
191 225 11 Barry White – The Barry White Collection
192 171 22 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
193 180 131 Adele – 19
194 195 10 Emeli Sandé – Live At The Royal Albert Hall
195 167 08 Jimi Hendrix – People, Hell & Angels
196 202 22 Eros Ramazzotti – Noi
197 240 14 Nirvana – Nirvana
198 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Spring 2013 Vol. 2
199 183 24 Seal – Hits
200 NE 01 Anne Sylvestre – Juste Une Femme
201 250 03 Marvin Gaye – The Best Of Marvin Gaye
202 216 23 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Vol. 2
203 179 11 Foals – Holy Fire
204 191 06 Saule – Géant
205 NE 01 Ghetto Fabulous Gang – La Mort Du Rap Game
206 RE 14 Dead Can Dance – Anastasis
207 210 24 Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
208 232 12 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.7
209 RE 47 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
210 NE 01 Bastille – Bad Blood
211 233 30 Mika – The Origin Of Love
212 182 34 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door – The Best Of
213 190 24 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou Live Tour
214 162 05 Various Artists – Générations Funk
215 207 26 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
216 217 28 Carly Rae Jepsen – Kiss
217 173 05 Janis Joplin – The Essential
218 213 08 Alpha Blondy – Mystic Power
219 RE 04 Eric Clapton – The Cream Of Clapton
220 172 06 Alizée – 5
221 238 08 Albin De La Simone – Un Homme
222 170 13 Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite – Get Up !
223 236 24 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
224 166 10 Various Artists – H1ts 2013
225 230 03 Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits
226 208 10 Rodriguez – Coming From Reality
227 189 02 Boris Vian – L’Écume Des Nuits
228 RE 17 Rammstein – Made In Germany 1995-2011
229 RE 29 Beyoncé – 4
230 197 05 Lisa LeBlanc – Lisa LeBlanc
231 176 24 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
232 RE 02 Jacques Brel – Quinze Ans D’Amour
233 NE 01 Whitesnake – Made In Japan
234 193 23 The Rolling Stones – GRRR!
235 209 74 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
236 153 03 Melissmell – Droit Dans La Gueule Du Loup
237 242 17 Lenny Kravitz – Greatest Hits
238 RE 07 Volo – Sans Rire
239 RE 78 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
240 RE 03 Prince – The Very Best Of
241 200 05 Rachid Taha – Zoom
242 RE 04 Michel Legrand – L’Intégral En Musique
243 212 03 Devendra Banhart – Mala
244 187 07 Kyle Eastwood – The View From Here
245 145 09 Josh Groban – All That Echoes
246 NE 01 Patrick Bruel – Puzzle
247 214 13 Andrea Bocelli – Passione
248 NE 01 Stevie Wonder – The Definitive Collection
249 184 03 Bob Marley – The King Of Reggae (Coffret)
250 RE 02 The Who – Then And Now

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3 thoughts on “Week Ending 28th April 2013 / Albums Chart

  1. 53 67 25 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre, quanto que o álbum vendeu semana passada na França?

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