Let’s take a look at the ten best-selling albums in the first six months of 2013.
There is no surprise at the top as Les Enfoirés have sold 420,000 copies of La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés. The album was number one for five weeks in March and April. Random Access Memories is at two for Daft Punk with 341,000 sales. It opened with 195,013 copies sold in May and spent three weeks at the top.
Génération Goldman sold 235,000 copies in the first half of 2013, it was number one for two weeks in February and March. The compilation NRJ Music Awards is always a big seller, and the 2013 edition sold 176,000 copies.
Even if the album only peaked at number five, Bruno Mars‘ Unorthodox Jukebox is also at five for the first six months of 2013 with 166,000 sales. Subliminal has only spent six weeks on the chart (like Daft Punk), but Maître Gims is at number six with 160,000 copies sold.
Pascal Obispo‘s best-of album Millésimes is at seven with 157,000 sales, it was number one for one week in January and spent nine weeks in the top 10. With only three weeks on the chart (but at the top), Christophe Maé is number eight with Je Veux Du Bonheur, the album has sold 154,000 copies.
Black City Parade is at nine for Indochine with 151,000 sales, the album was at the top of the albums chart for two weeks in February. With seven weeks spent in the ten best-sellers, Zaz is number ten with Recto Verso which has sold 148,000 copies.