Week Ending 8th December 2013 / Albums Chart

Christmas is coming soon, and we can notice that in the great sales figures on this week’s albums chart. The biggest-selling album of 2013 stays at the top for a 14th non-consecutive week, Stromae‘s Racine Carrée sold another 79,996 copies last week (+77%). In its 16 weeks on the chart, the album has sold 722,278 copies.

We Love Disney is new at number two with 50,480 copies sold. In this LP, you can find 17 famous Disney songs sung in French by artists such as Jenifer, Emmanuel Moire, Garou, Elodie Frégé, and Zaho among others.

Le Grand Amour debuts at three for Pascal Obispo (41,799 sales). It’s his 9th top three album, he got four Number Ones, with Live 98 (for one week in May 1998), Studio Fan / Live Fan (for one week in March 2004), Les Fleurs Du Bien (for two weeks in May 2006), with a best-of album called Millésimes (for one week in January 2013). The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition is new at four (36,600 sales).

It’s down one place at number five for Florent Pagny with Vieillir Avec Toi in his fifth week inside the top 10 (35,266 sales / +61%), the album has sold 147,736 copies so far. Subliminal‘s new edition (called La Face Cachée) climbs 14 places at six for Maître Gims in its 29th week on the chart (31,007 sales), the original version of the album peaked at two in June.

Live At Rome Olympic Stadium is new at number seven for Muse (30,298 sales). It’s the band’s eighth top 10 album, they reached the top with Absolution (for one week in September 2003), The Resistance (for one week in September 2009), and The 2nd Law (for three weeks in October 2012).

In her 14th week on the chart, Tal is back up eleven places at eight with A L’Infini (22,700 sales), the LP reached number three in September. The album Forever Gentlemen slips one at number nine in its seventh week inside the ten best-sellers. One Direction‘s Midnight Memories falls eight places at ten in its second week in the top 10 (20,300 sales / -53%).

Six albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After four weeks inside the top 10, Céline Dion moves down four places at eleven with Loved Me Back To Life (20,160 sales / +20%). Garou‘s Au Milieu De Ma Vie falls five at number 15 in its third week on the chart. Last week’s new entry at number five, Bernard Lavilliers is down to 18 with Baron Samedi (16,000 sales / -13%). Horizons falls ten places at 19 for Détroit in its third week inside the 250 best-sellers. Johnny Hallyday‘s Born Rocker Tour moves down 20 places at number 23 in its second week on the chart. In his 47th week in the top 250, Booba is down a massive 35 places at 41 with Futur 2.0 (5,300 sales / -70%).

In her 31st week on the chart, Zaz moves back up three at number 13 with Recto Verso. Violetta – Hoy Somos Más climbs 19 places at 20 in its tenth week inside the top 250.

Britney Jean debuts at number 22 with 12,589 sales for Britney Spears, her last album Femme Fatale entered and peaked at number four in April 2011 with 15,323 copies sold. She was Number One with Oops !… I Did It Again (for two weeks in May 2000), and In The Zone (for one week in November 2003).

Agnes Obel‘s Aventine is up ten places at 34 in its tenth week on the chart, the album entered and peaked at number two in October. In his 54th week inside the 250 best-sellers, Patrick Bruel climbs 31 places at 38 with Lequel De Nous. Random Access Memories moves up 21 at number 39 for Daft Punk in its 29th week in the top 250, the LP was at the top for three consecutive weeks in June.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 16 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Various Artists – We Love Disney
03 NE 01 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
04 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
05 04 05 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
06 20 29 Maître Gims – Subliminal – La Face Cachée
07 NE 01 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
08 19 14 Tal – A L’Infini
09 08 07 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
10 02 02 One Direction – Midnight Memories
11 07 05 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
12 12 15 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
13 16 31 Zaz – Recto Verso
14 13 37 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
15 10 03 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
16 14 26 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
17 15 52 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
18 05 02 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
19 09 03 Détroit – Horizons
20 39 10 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
21 25 11 Vincent Niclo – Luis
22 NE 01 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
23 03 02 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
24 17 05 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
25 11 03 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
26 21 05 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
27 18 02 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
28 22 32 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
29 28 05 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
30 31 05 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
31 26 04 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
32 27 07 James Blunt – Moon Landing
33 33 09 Hélène Segara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
34 44 10 Agnes Obel – Aventine
35 29 06 Julien Doré – Løve
36 34 07 Katy Perry – PRISM
37 32 06 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
38 69 54 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
39 60 29 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
40 45 11 Birdy – Fire Within
41 06 47 Booba – Futur 2.0
42 56 18 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
43 50 07 Natalie Dessay – Entre Elle Et Lui
44 30 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013 Vol. 2
45 55 09 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
46 63 92 Stromae – Cheese
47 53 12 Avicii – True
48 37 07 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
49 46 02 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
50 54 13 London Grammar – If You Wait
51 23 02 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
52 51 03 M – Îl(s)
53 40 03 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
54 42 04 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
55 38 03 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
56 24 03 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
57 49 06 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
58 67 55 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
59 41 03 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
60 43 03 IAM – IAM
61 48 04 De Palmas – De Palmas
62 35 03 Various Artists – Starfloor 2014
63 71 19 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
64 47 03 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
65 52 08 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2013 Vol. 2
66 79 30 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
67 58 07 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014
68 57 03 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
69 NE 01 Various Artists – Disney/Pixar Greatest
70 64 09 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
71 65 04 André Rieu – Nuits Magiques
72 78 29 Texas – The Conversation
73 88 34 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
74 36 02 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
75 76 24 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
76 61 03 Luz Casal – Alma
77 72 37 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
78 62 04 Various Artists – H1ts 2014
79 59 06 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
80 NE 01 Les Choeurs Du Vatican – Les Choeurs Du Vatican
81 75 12 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
82 77 10 Lorde – Pure Heroine
83 66 06 Various Artists – NRJ Dance 2013
84 73 57 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
85 NE 01 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
86 83 07 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
87 82 04 Philippe Jaroussky – Pergolesi Stabat Mater Laudate
88 68 04 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
89 98 90 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
90 87 12 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
91 91 12 Placebo – Loud Like Love
92 86 116 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
93 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Dance 2013
94 81 05 James Arthur – James Arthur
95 96 29 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
96 147 64 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
97 93 05 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
98 74 07 Kaaris – Or Noir
99 100 26 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
100 99 97 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
101 89 05 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
102 116 64 P!nk – The Truth About Love
103 97 07 Yodelice – Square Eyes
104 113 14 Various Artists – Noël 2010
105 128 80 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
106 70 03 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
107 NE 01 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRW
108 144 02 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
109 101 02 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française
110 107 09 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
111 145 34 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
112 104 11 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
113 90 04 The Beatles – On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2
114 92 12 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2
115 110 113 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
116 94 03 Keziah Jones – Captain Rugged
117 111 29 Fauve – Blizzard EP
118 109 43 Indochine – Black City Parade
119 85 02 Guillaume Depardieu – Post Mortem
120 133 04 Noël – Merry Christmas
121 106 11 Sting – The Last Ship
122 123 02 Michel Jonasz – Best Of Michel Jonasz
123 177 54 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
124 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus Belles Voix Chérie FM 2014
125 RE 18 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)
126 102 03 Various Artists – Autour De Minuit N°3
127 134 08 Paul McCartney – New
128 103 03 Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – The Soul Of Russia – The Ultimate Collection
129 95 03 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
130 115 13 Arctic Monkeys – AM
131 NE 01 Various Artists – Best Of Tubes 2013
132 120 45 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
133 114 36 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
134 125 13 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
135 118 09 Ayo – Ticket To The World
136 105 03 Various Artists – Hits And Dance 2014
137 154 20 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
138 84 08 Sylvie Vartan – Sylvie In Nashville
139 137 150 Adele – 21
140 112 07 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
141 121 96 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
142 NE 01 Various Artists – La Reine Des Neiges
143 124 04 Various Artists – Pop Rock Station By Zegut Vol. 2
144 194 05 Avishai Cohen – Almah
145 126 63 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
146 140 84 Birdy – Birdy
147 122 38 Woodkid – The Golden Age
148 167 12 Katie Melua – Ketevan
149 162 02 Frère Alessandro – Chanter La Joie
150 108 04 Little Mix – Salute
151 127 06 Linkin Park – Recharged
152 117 06 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
153 141 10 Jacques Brel – 50 Plus Belles Chansons
154 131 13 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
155 152 05 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
156 143 12 Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights
157 164 03 La Chorale Des Montagnes – Chants De Noël
158 166 47 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
159 189 03 Various Artists – Christmas Crooners Pop-Up
160 132 29 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
161 156 55 Rihanna – Unapologetic
162 158 41 Zaz – Sans Tsu Tsou
163 197 05 Louis Chedid – Deux Fois L’Infini
164 138 05 Various Artists – Dance Kids 2014
165 135 21 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
166 149 10 Hélène Grimaud – Brahms : Piano Concertos
167 190 137 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
168 153 23 Various Artists – Tropical Family
169 NE 01 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Toujours Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
170 218 09 Various Artists – Les Musiques Du Père Noël
171 163 11 Juliette – Nour
172 151 10 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
173 206 33 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
174 130 26 Eric Clapton – Unplugged
175 161 114 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
176 179 03 Various Artists – Kuduro Reggaeton Hits 2014
177 NE 01 Various Artists – Disco
178 165 50 Zaho – Contagieuse
179 186 06 Various Artists – Petit Papa Noël Par Tino Rossi
180 168 03 Céline Dion – La Collection
181 180 14 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
182 182 09 Dub Inc – Paradise
183 212 02 Buddha Bar – Buddha Bar – The Best Of
184 148 08 Moriarty – Fugitives
185 171 07 Motörhead – Aftershock
186 139 36 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
187 129 03 Jake Bugg – Shangri La
188 184 62 Muse – The 2nd Law
189 150 13 Frank Sinatra – Nothing But The Best
190 193 05 Françoise Hardy – Message Personnel
191 NE 01 Various Artists – Princesses : Les Plus Belles Chansons
192 160 11 Thomas Fersen – & The Ginger Accident
193 235 45 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes
194 188 08 John Newman – Tribute
195 155 16 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2013 Vol. 2
196 174 10 HollySiz – My Name Is
197 181 96 One Direction – Up All Night
198 157 06 Various Artists – FG Tendances Electro 2014
199 196 31 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
200 202 39 David Bowie – The Next Day
201 187 56 One Direction – Take Me Home
202 175 11 Drake – Nothing Was The Same
203 195 51 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
204 RE 54 M – Îl
205 178 05 Avril Lavigne – Avril Lavigne
206 172 06 Alexandre Tharaud – Autograph
207 RE 36 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
208 191 02 Various Artists – Latina Hits 2014 (By Radio Latina)
209 198 12 Pink Martini – Get Happy
210 203 15 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
211 159 03 Cali – La Vie Cowboy
212 183 21 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
213 201 27 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
214 192 06 Juliette Gréco – Gréco Chante Brel
215 226 03 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
216 233 20 Olympe – Olympe
217 RE 90 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
218 169 02 Various Artists – RFM – Le Meilleur Du Disco Et De La Funk
219 RE 38 Rover – Rover
220 215 10 Christophe Maé – Intégrale
221 247 10 Jean-Jacques Goldman – 81-89 La Collection
222 244 05 Tino Rossi – La Belle Nuit De Noël
223 209 04 Various Artists – Coffret Nova “Haute Musique”
224 241 44 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
225 242 03 Various Artists – Gold Metal Box Années 80
226 227 22 Les Ogres De Barback – Pitt Ocha Et La Tisane De Couleurs
227 211 27 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
228 217 08 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 2013
229 199 09 Various Artists – Les Ch’tis A Hollywood Dance Party
230 224 36 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
231 146 04 Mayra Andrade – Lovely Difficult
232 RE 63 C2C – Tetra
233 207 08 Dry – Maintenant Ou Jamais
234 229 24 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
235 249 07 Various Artists – Je N’Aimerai Jamais Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
236 185 05 Various Artists – Inside Llewyn Davis
237 216 10 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux / Les Chroniques Du 75
238 221 183 Zaz – Zaz
239 219 79 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
240 231 06 André Rieu – Joyeux Noël
241 RE 21 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
242 RE 02 Various Artists – Coffret De Noël 2013
243 234 33 Passenger – All The Little Lights
244 214 11 Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
245 223 48 Pink Floyd – The Wall
246 243 03 Various Artists – Coffret Métal Noël
247 NE 01 Camille Bazbaz – Love Muzik
248 RE 48 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
249 230 08 Nicolas Peyrac – Et Nous Voilà !
250 204 08 Morcheeba – Head Up High

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