Week Ending 11th August 2013 / Albums Chart

There is a new Number One in this week’s albums chart, and this is a bit of a surprise. First, the facts : Luc Arbogast enters at the top of the French albums chart with Odysseus. Luc Arbogast was a candidate in the season 2 of the French version of the TV show “The Voice”, he didn’t go that far in the competition as he was eliminated during the first live show. He only reached number 71 in February in the singles chart with “Cancion Sefaradi”. Another candidate, Olympe entered at number two with his eponymous album two weeks ago.

There is no change at two for the compilation NRJ Party Hits 2013 in its third week in the top 10. There are two compilations inside the top three as NRJ Extravadance 2013 debuts at number three. Last week’s new entry at the top, Ange Ou Démon is down to four for Keen’V.

In his 27th week inside the ten best-sellers, Bruno Mars slips one place at five with Unorthodox Jukebox. Maître Gims doesn’t move at number six with Subliminal in his 12th week in the top 10. It’s down four places at seven for Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories in its 12th week inside the top 10.

The compilation NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013 falls three at number eight in its seventh week in the top 10. Another former Number One, Christophe Maé‘s Je Veux Du Bonheur slips one place at nine in its ninth week inside the ten best-sellers. In its third week in the top 10, the compilation M6 Hits Eté 2013 moves down three at number ten.

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. In its third week on the chart, Olympe‘s eponymous album is down two places at eleven. After five weeks inside the top 10, the collective Tropical Family falls three at number 13.

The compilation Tubes Eté 2013 is new at number 14, and another one, Summer 2013 is up a massive 150 places at 21. In its seventh week on the chart, Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1 climbs four places at number 24, the LP from the Argentinian TV series peaked at 15 last month.

In its 38th week inside the top 250, Génération Goldman is back up nine at number 29. It’s a good week for Joyce Jonathan, her Caractère moves up seven places at 37 in its ninth week on the chart, it reached number 23 in June.

Zaz‘ eponymous debut album climbs seven at number 40 in its 166th week inside the 250 best-sellers, the LP spent nine consecutive weeks at number one from June to August 2010. Her Recto Verso falls three places at 15 in its 14th week on the chart.

Cheese moves up eight at number 41 for Stromae in its 75th week in the top 250, the album peaked at eight in June and July 2010. In its 80th week on the chart, Lana Del Rey‘s Born To Die climbs six places at 42, it was at the top of the albums chart for two weeks in February 2012.

In its 38th week on the chart, Unapologetic is up eight places at 45 for Rihanna, the album spent ten weeks inside the ten best-sellers and peaked at number three in December. Talk That Talk is Rihanna‘s highest charting album, it reached number two in the week ending 27th November 2011 (the chart-topper was Adele‘s 21).

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
02 02 03 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2013
03 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2013
04 01 02 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
05 04 35 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
06 06 12 Maître Gims – Subliminal
07 03 12 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
08 05 07 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2013
09 08 09 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
10 07 03 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2013
11 09 03 Olympe – Olympe
12 11 05 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
13 10 06 Various Artists – Tropical Family
14 NE 01 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2013
15 12 14 Zaz – Recto Verso
16 16 15 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
17 13 04 Various Artists – Zumba Fitness Dance Party Summer 2013
18 15 12 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
19 18 12 Texas – The Conversation
20 14 04 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
21 171 02 Various Artists – Summer 2013
22 23 07 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
23 17 03 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
24 28 07 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
25 20 04 Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
26 21 02 Various Artists – Apérotubes
27 26 06 Various Artists – Les Chroniques Du Wati Boss
28 22 05 Various Artists – Playlist Hit 2013
29 38 38 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
30 31 20 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
31 19 04 Various Artists – Starfloor Eté 2013
32 27 47 P!nk – The Truth About Love
33 24 30 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
34 25 14 Chico & The Gypsies – Fiesta
35 29 10 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
36 30 13 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
37 44 09 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
38 34 16 Passenger – All The Little Lights
39 35 17 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
40 47 166 Zaz – Zaz
41 49 75 Stromae – Cheese
42 48 80 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
43 45 20 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
44 37 45 Muse – The 2nd Law
45 53 38 Rihanna – Unapologetic
46 39 06 Sophie-Tith – Premières Rencontres
47 32 07 Various Artists – F*** Me, I’m Famous 2013
48 50 73 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
49 55 02 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Summer 2013 Vol. 2
50 43 28 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
51 41 16 Major Lazer – Free The Universe
52 46 67 Birdy – Birdy
53 42 90 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
54 56 17 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
55 33 03 Various Artists – H1ts Eté 2013
56 40 11 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013
57 36 05 Jay Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
58 60 08 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2013
59 63 120 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
60 52 75 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
61 62 10 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
62 86 99 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
63 82 138 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
64 65 04 Various Artists – 100 Tubes Eté 2013
65 70 37 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
66 92 37 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
67 67 24 Kavinsky – Outrun
68 64 16 IAM – Arts Martiens
69 73 59 Shy’m – Caméléon
70 58 21 Woodkid – The Golden Age
71 72 224 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
72 54 07 Various Artists – Fun Summer Dance 2013
73 NE 01 IAM – 16 Classiques
74 66 44 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
75 76 26 Indochine – Black City Parade
76 74 97 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
77 89 127 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
78 75 102 Daft Punk – Discovery
79 69 16 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
80 71 46 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
81 57 29 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
82 101 40 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
83 99 16 Frank Michael – Quelques Mots D’Amour
84 98 05 Various Artists – Un Eté D’Enfer 2013
85 59 07 Various Artists – FG Summerfloor 2013
86 142 38 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
87 68 49 Lou Doillon – Places
88 84 05 Taïro – Ainsi Soit-Il
89 128 27 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
90 83 13 Kery James – Dernier MC
91 97 09 Johnny Hallyday – 70ème Anniversaire
92 102 55 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
93 125 30 France Gall – Evidemment
94 79 06 Various Artists – ARTE Summer Of Soul
95 88 19 Psy 4 De La Rime – 4ème Dimension
96 80 49 C2C – Tetra
97 NE 01 Various Artists – Latina Summer Mix
98 107 06 Arielle Dombasle – Arielle Dombasle By Era
99 94 15 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
100 114 39 One Direction – Take Me Home
101 77 05 Various Artists – Tropical Summer Hits 2013
102 106 61 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
103 90 04 Various Artists – RTL2 – 100 Tubes Années 80 2013
104 95 16 will.i.am – #willpower
105 100 14 Seth Gueko – Bad Cowboy
106 108 39 M – Il
107 113 09 Niro – Rééducation
108 109 09 Various Artists – Eté 2013
109 157 10 Lacrim – Né Pour Mourir
110 103 42 ABBA – 18 Hits
111 61 12 Fauve – Blizzard
112 118 12 Various Artists – NRJ By Cauet
113 NE 01 Various Artists – Decade Of The Dancefloor, Summer 2013 Edition
114 132 59 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
115 162 229 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
116
117 81 04 Various Artists – Summer Dance 2013
118 119 20 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
119 136 113 Rihanna – Loud
120 133 79 One Direction – Up All Night
121 166 46 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
122 138 19 Patrick Sébastien – A L’Attaque
123 87 34 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
124 123 93 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
125 134 19 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
126 126 71 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
127 135 78 The Black Keys – El Camino
128 78 04 Various Artists – Dancefloor Summer Hits 2013
129 154 13 Boulevard Des Airs – Les Appareuses Trompences
130 NE 01 Newsted – Heavy Metal Music
131 143 74 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
132 115 02 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Rock
133 96 69 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
134 164 48 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
135 105 30 Soundtrack – Django Unchained
136 116 16 Musique De La Légion Etrangère – Héros
137 104 14 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
138 137 62 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
139 158 17 Axel Tony – Je Te Ressemble
140 148 99 Daft Punk – Homework
141 165 18 Florent Mothe – Rock In Chair
142 NE 01 The London Film Score Orchestra – Tarantino – Music From All His Movies
143 169 05 Various Artists – La Saga Des Tubes De L’Eté
144 163 58 Michael Jackson – Thriller
145 146 07 Various Artists – 100 Tubes RTL2
146 91 16 Various Artists – NRJ Spring Hits 2013
147 152 07 Médine – Protest Song
148 149 183 Muse – The Resistance
149 139 67 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
150 174 17 Michael Bublé – To Be Loved
151 121 14 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2013 Vol. 2
152 189 47 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
153 127 22 Youn Sun Nah – Lento
154 196 73 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
155 170 39 Johnny Hallyday – L’Attente
156 236 02 Ray Charles – Best Of Ray Charles
157 140 22 Les Enfoirés – La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés
158 213 153 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
159 RE 34 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
160 182 88 Nirvana – Nevermind
161 180 09 Various Artists – Salut Les Copains – Le Best Of
162 124 50 Melody Gardot – The Absence
163 155 27 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
164 145 06 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Des Années 80
165 122 37 Neil Young – Harvest
166 222 47 Jenifer – L’Amour Et Moi
167 120 174 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
168 150 04 Various Artists – Nostalgie Summer 80’s
169 110 06 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Eté
170 RE 02 Kool & The Gang – The Ultimate Collection
171 151 31 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
172 147 07 Alela Diane – About Farewell
173 130 08 Elodie Frégé – Amuse-Bouches
174 141 19 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
175 117 03 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Tropical
176 NE 01 Various Artists – Tomorrowland Summer 2013
177 161 33 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
178 188 32 Rover – Rover
179 202 117 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
180 172 07 Pulcino Pio – Le Poussin Piou Et Ses Amis – L’Album
181 144 09 Black Sabbath – 13
182 160 04 I Muvrini – Best Of 3 CD 2013
183 183 89 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
184 194 17 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
185 192 66 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
186 RE 129 M. Pokora – Mise A Jour
187 177 22 David Bowie – The Next Day
188 131 08 Various Artists – Latina Hits 2013
189 193 37 Booba – Futur
190 187 09 Léo Ferré – Double Best Of
191 167 15 Various Artists – Nocturnes RTL Georges Lang
192 207 19 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
193 176 18 Calvin Harris – 18 Months
194 204 21 Saez – Miami
195 93 02 Buddy Guy – Rhythm & Blues
196 190 04 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Des Années 90
197 210 12 Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams
198 200 100 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
199 201 115 Charlie Winston – Hobo
200 198 39 Mika – The Origin Of Love
201 RE 20 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur Tour – Live A Bercy
202 205 96 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
203 215 14 Soundtrack – The Great Gatsby
204 RE 03 Guédon – Laviso – St Prix – Kaladjazz
205 242 80 Rihanna – Talk That Talk
206 225 69 Keen’V – Carpe Diem
207 197 20 Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
208 184 16 Phoenix – Bankrupt!
209 241 23 Dido – Girl Who Got Away
210 203 06 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Chanson Française
211 226 07 Bruce Springsteen – Collection : 1973 – 2012
212 218 42 Florent Pagny – Gracias A La Vida
213 186 144 Melody Gardot – Worrisome Heart
214 RE 16 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2013
215 173 35 Zaho – Contagieuse
216 RE 35 Coldplay – Live 2012
217 175 92 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
218 RE 07 Various Artists – Hits Eté 2013
219 RE 32 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
220 208 41 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
221 153 07 Empire Of The Sun – Ice On The Dune
222 168 30 The Police – Greatest Hits
223 232 09 Various Artists – Ibiza Fever 2013 Mixed By Fedde Le Grand
224 RE 142 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
225 211 05 Various Artists – Dance Summer 2013
226 RE 08 Various Artists – Power Hits 2013
227 112 02 Moderat – II
228 185 07 Various Artists – Plus De Hits Summer 2013
229 RE 06 Christophe Maé – Intégrale
230 250 37 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
231 234 96 Soundtrack – Les Petits Mouchoirs
232 219 21 Zazie – Cyclo
233 RE 87 Sexion D’Assaut – En Attendant L’Apogée – Les Chroniques Du 75
234 206 16 Little Mix – DNA
235 191 08 Kanye West – Yeezus
236 RE 47 Linkin Park – Living Things
237 195 06 Various Artists – 100 Bombes Eté 2013
238 181 06 Editors – The Weight Of Your Love
239 RE 74 Cœur De Pirate – Blonde
240 RE 03 La Yegros – Viene De Mi
241 240 35 Cecilia Bartoli – Mission
242 223 146 Alain Bashung – Bleu Pétrole
243 214 18 Les Ogres De Barback – Pitt Ocha Et La Tisane De Couleurs
244 RE 04 Eagles – Hotel California
245 RE 13 U2 – War
246 221 10 Various Artists – Funlist 2013 Vol. 2
247 RE 28 Queen – The Platinum Collection – Greatest Hits I, II & III
248 228 163 Muse – Absolution
249 RE 04 Flavel & Neto – So Um Tempo
250 217 43 Daft Punk – Human After All