Week Ending 15th December 2013 / Albums Chart

As he won two trophies at the 2013 NRJ Music Awards last Saturday, it’s not surprising to see Stromae‘s Racine Carrée at the top of the French albums chart for a 15th non-consecutive week (109,085 sales / +36%). In its 17 weeks on the chart, the album has sold 831,363 copies and is, of course, the best-selling LP in 2013.

Mylène Farmer gets this week’s highest new entry with a new live album Timeless 2013 at number two (71,734 sales). Her last live LP N°5 On Tour was Number One for one week in December 2009 and spent four weeks inside the top 10. The album We Love Disney slips one place at three in its second week on the chart (61,432 sales / +22%), the album has sold 111,912 copies so far. In its second week inside the ten best-sellers, the compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition stays at number four (46,800 sales / +28%).

There is no change at five for Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi (41,896 sales / +19%), 189,632 copies of the LP have been sold in its six weeks in the top 10. Maître Gims doesn’t move at number six with Subliminal to spend a 19th week inside the ten best-sellers (40,700 sales / +31%). In his second week on the chart, Pascal Obispo falls four places at seven with Le Grand Amour (28,750 sales / -31%), the album has sold 70,549 copies so far.

The album Forever Gentlemen moves back up one at number eight in its eighth week in the top 10 (28,700 sales). In her seventh week inside the ten best-sellers, Tal slips one place at nine with A L’Infini (28,300 sales / +25%). Recto Verso climbs three at number ten for Zaz in its 32nd week on the chart (27,400 sales).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Last week’s new entry at number seven, Live At Rome Olympic Stadium is down to 14 for Muse (21,100 sales / -30%). After two weeks inside the top 10, One Direction‘s Midnight Memories moves down six places at 16 (19,800 sales / -2%).

In his 53rd week in the top 250, Bruno Mars is back up six at number eleven with Unorthodox Jukebox, the album peaked at four in August. Beyoncé‘s new digital eponymous album is new at number 24 with 12,131 downloads sold in just three days. In its first week, her last album 4 debuted and peaked at number two in July 2011 with 12,393 sales (physical + downloads).

James Blunt‘s Moon Landing moves back up five places at 27 in its eighth week on the chart, it reached number five in November. Ange Ou Démon climbs 19 at number 44 for Keen’V in its 20th week inside the 250 best-sellers. It’s a bad week for Britney Spears, her new LP Britney Jean already falls a massive 34 places at 56 (4,419 sales / -65%), the album has sold 17,008 copies in its two weeks on the chart.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

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

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