Week Ending 22nd December 2013 / Albums Chart

Stromae has done it ! As his Racine Carrée stays at the top of the French albums chart for a 16th non-consecutive week, the album has now sold 1,013,397 copies in 18 weeks only. With 182,034 sales last week (+67%), he was very close to the 195,013 copies sold in its first week by Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories in May. The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition moves up two at number two in its third week in the top 10 (71,394 sales / +53%).

One of the best-selling albums of 2013, Maître GimsSubliminal climbs three places at three in its 20th week inside the top 10 (63,419 sales / +56%). It’s down one at number four for the album We Love Disney (62,710 sales / +2%), it has sold 174,622 copies in its three weeks inside the ten best-sellers.

Florent Pagny stays at five with Vieillir Avec Toi in his seventh week in the top 10 (55,954 sales / +34%), the album has sold 245,586 copies so far. In its ninth week inside the ten best-sellers, the album Forever Gentlemen is up two places at six (49,714 sales / +73%). Recto Verso climbs three at number seven for Zaz to spend a 14th week inside the top 10 (47,629 sales / +74%).

In her eighth week in the top 10, Tal moves up one place at eight with A L’Infini (38,805 sales / +37%). It’s also a good week for Bruno Mars, his Unorthodox Jukebox climbs two at number nine in its 54th week on the chart (38,400 sales). Mylène Farmer falls eight places at ten with her live album Timeless 2013 (35,840 sales / -50%), the album has sold 107,574 copies in its two weeks inside the top 10.

One album drops out of the top 10 this week. After two weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Pascal Obispo is down six at number 13 with Le Grand Amour.

Céline Dion moves up one at number eleven with Loved Me Back To Life in her seventh week inside the top 250 (33,647 sales / +40%), the LP has sold 161,438 copies so far. In his 28th week on the chart, Christophe Maé is up three places at twelve with Je Veux Du Bonheur, the album was Number One for three weeks in June and July. The musical Robin Des Bois also climbs three at number 15 in its 39th week inside the 250 best-sellers. Luis moves up four places at 16 for Vincent Niclo in its 13th week in the top 250.

James Blunt‘s Moon Landing climbs six at number 21 in its ninth week on the chart, the album peaked at five in November. In its second week on the chart, Beyoncé‘s eponymous LP slips three places at number 27 (15,503 sales / +28%), the album has sold 27,634 copies so far.

In its 31st week inside the top 250, Random Access Memories is up seven places at 29 for Daft Punk, it was Number One for three consecutive weeks in June. Les Stentors move up a massive 66 places at 35 with Une Histoire De France in their 31st week inside the 250 best-sellers (12,500 sales), the LP reached number three in June.

Have a nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 18 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 04 03 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
03 06 31 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 03 03 Various Artists – We Love Disney
05 05 07 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
06 08 09 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
07 10 33 Zaz – Recto Verso
08 09 16 Tal – A L’Infini
09 11 54 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
10 02 02 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
11 12 07 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
12 15 28 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
13 07 03 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
14 13 17 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
15 18 39 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
16 20 13 Vincent Niclo – Luis
17 14 03 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
18 17 05 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
19 16 04 One Direction – Midnight Memories
20 19 04 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
21 27 09 James Blunt – Moon Landing
22 23 07 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
23 22 05 Détroit – Horizons
24 21 12 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
25 25 07 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
26 26 34 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
27 24 02 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
28 31 08 Julien Doré – Løve
29 36 31 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
30 28 05 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
31 34 12 Agnes Obel – Aventine
32 29 04 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
33 NE 01 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
34 33 06 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
35 101 31 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
36 35 11 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
37 30 07 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
38 37 13 Birdy – Fire Within
39 38 09 Katy Perry – Prism
40 39 09 Natalie Dessay – Entre Elle Et Lui
41 41 08 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
42 32 04 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
43 40 07 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
44 43 94 Stromae – Cheese
45 57 02 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
46 42 56 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
47 46 14 Avicii – True
48 53 15 London Grammar – If You Wait
49 47 57 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
50 44 21 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
51 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
52 50 09 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
53 48 20 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
54 51 11 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
55 54 31 Texas – The Conversation
56 49 05 M – Îl(s)
57 45 02 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
58 65 32 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
59 55 03 Les Choeurs Du Vatican – Les Choeurs Du Vatican
60 52 06 De Palmas – De Palmas
61 80 39 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
62 85 12 Lorde – Pure Heroine
63 78 08 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
64 71 14 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
65 64 06 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
66 73 02 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
67 77 05 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
68 61 04 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
69 86 02 Various Artists – Urban Peace 3
70 58 05 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
71 93 09 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
72 94 06 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
73 72 14 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
74 74 36 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
75 102 36 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
76 59 26 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
77 69 05 IAM – IAM
78 75 05 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
79 63 08 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
80 89 05 Luz Casal – Alma
81 70 05 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
82 67 05 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
83 88 118 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
84 81 06 André Rieu – Nuits Magiques
85 133 152 Adele – 21
86 98 07 James Arthur – James Arthur
87 83 07 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
88 107 11 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
89 68 11 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
90 66 49 Booba – Futur 2.0
91 60 06 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2013 Vol. 2
92 91 66 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
93 92 14 Placebo – Loud Like Love
94 62 04 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
95 76 10 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2013 Vol. 2
96 NE 01 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
97 104 99 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
98 100 06 Noël – Merry Christmas
99 106 115 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
100 96 06 Philippe Jaroussky – Pergolesi Stabat Mater Laudate
101 56 03 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
102 105 28 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
103 97 59 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
104 84 09 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014
105 82 04 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
106 79 05 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
107 128 47 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
108 110 09 Yodelice – Square Eyes
109 99 92 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
110 111 07 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
111 87 05 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
112 208 29 will.i.am – #willpower
113 122 06 The Beatles – On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2
114 121 13 Sting – The Last Ship
115 116 04 Pierre Perret – L’Âge de Pierre
116 119 45 Indochine – Black City Parade
117 127 15 Arctic Monkeys – AM
118 95 08 Various Artists – NRJ Dance 2013
119 134 05 Keziah Jones – Captain Rugged
120 90 05 Various Artists – Starfloor 2014
121 130 56 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
122 129 03 Various Artists – La Reine Des Neiges
123 124 13 Juliette – Nour
124 115 82 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille – 1789, Les Amants De La Bastille
125 113 66 P!nk – The Truth About Love
126 146 86 Birdy – Birdy
127 118 15 Philippe Jaroussky – Farinelli Porpora Arias
128 112 02 Various Artists – Tubes 2014
129 156 12 Jacques Brel – 50 Plus Belles Chansons
130 140 05 Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – The Soul Of Russia – The Ultimate Collection
131 131 11 Ayo – Ticket To The World
132 135 10 Paul McCartney – New
133 224 50 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
134 126 09 Kaaris – Or Noir
135 114 03 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
136 NE 01 Various Artists – Tout Le Monde Danse Avec J.M. Généreux
137 150 40 Woodkid – The Golden Age
138 138 38 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
139 139 04 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française
140 137 14 Katie Melua – Ketevan
141 117 03 Various Artists – Plus Belles Voix Chérie FM 2014
142 144 65 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
143 132 13 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
144 143 09 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
145 214 185 Zaz – Zaz
146 147 05 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
147 149 98 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
148 157 05 Various Artists – Autour De Minuit N°3
149 109 31 Fauve – Blizzard EP
150 168 10 Moriarty – Fugitives
151 164 05 La Chorale Des Montagnes – Chants De Noël
152 159 35 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
153 161 03 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Toujours Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
154 125 04 Michel Jonasz – Best Of Michel Jonasz
155 151 20 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)
156 145 22 Selena Gomez – Stars Dance
157 108 06 Various Artists – H1ts 2014
158 233 08 Lisa LeBlanc – Lisa LeBlanc
159 136 04 Guillaume Depardieu – Post Mortem
160 175 03 Various Artists – Disco
161 158 14 Stacey Kent – The Changing Lights
162 178 16 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
163 176 13 Thomas Fersen – & The Ginger Accident
164 123 03 Various Artists – 40 Dance 2013
165 154 05 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
166 141 06 Various Artists – Pop Rock Station By Zegut Vol. 2
167 166 12 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
168 142 16 Various Artists – Noël 2010
169 148 49 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
170 170 139 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
171 230 29 Johnny Hallyday – On Stage
172 167 57 Rihanna – Unapologetic
173 165 08 Linkin Park – Recharged
174 212 23 Jean-Jacques Debout – Sous Le Soleil Des Guinguettes
175 RE 80 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
176 162 12 Hélène Grimaud – Brahms : Piano Concertos
177 152 10 Sylvie Vartan – Sylvie In Nashville
178 163 05 Various Artists – Christmas Crooners Pop-Up
179 171 56 M – Îl
180 103 02 Howard Shore – The Hobbit – The Desolation Of Smaug
181 190 41 David Bowie – The Next Day
182 182 64 Muse – The 2nd Law
183 173 07 Avishai Cohen – Almah
184 213 65 C2C – Tetra
185 183 116 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
186 193 17 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
187 194 08 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
188 155 14 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2013 Vol. 2
189 153 03 Various Artists – Best Of Tubes 2013
190 200 06 Various Artists – Coffret Nova “Haute Musique”
191 218 61 Lou Doillon – Places
192 191 07 Louis Chedid – Deux Fois L’Infini
193 195 08 Alexandre Tharaud – Autograph
194 206 15 Frank Sinatra – Nothing But The Best
195 179 09 Various Artists – Je N’Aimerai Jamais Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
196 205 38 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
197 197 11 Dub Inc – Paradise
198 184 76 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien!
199 204 12 Jean-Jacques Goldman – 81-89 La Collection
200 NE 01 Nadau – L’Encantada
201 210 14 Pink Martini – Get Happy
202 160 10 Elton John – The Diving Board
203 198 38 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs
204 203 52 Zaho – Contagieuse
205 172 06 Little Mix – Salute
206 181 15 Sexion D’Assaut – Live / L’Apogée
207 188 08 Various Artists – Petit Papa Noël Par Tino Rossi
208 185 31 Lara Fabian – Le Secret
209 NE 01 Keros-N – The Sky Is The Limit
210 199 28 Eric Clapton – Unplugged
211 180 07 Les Joyeux Enfants De Noël – Les 30 Plus Belles Chansons De Noël
212 202 58 One Direction – Take Me Home
213 169 43 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
214 177 04 Frère Alessandro – Chanter La Joie
215 201 07 Françoise Hardy – Message Personnel
216 225 05 Various Artists – Gold Metal Box Années 80
217 222 23 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
218 192 05 Jake Bugg – Shangri La
219 189 25 Various Artists – Tropical Family
220 220 98 One Direction – Up All Night
221 236 22 Olympe – Olympe
222 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Meilleur De Noël : 50 Titres Indispensables
223 187 12 HollySiz – My Name Is
224 RE 37 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
225 227 05 Cali – La Vie Cowboy
226 215 10 John Newman – Tribute
227 186 11 Various Artists – Les Musiques Du Père Noël
228 239 26 Anne Etchegoyen & Le Chœur Aizkoa – Les Voix Basques
229 219 03 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRW
230 221 04 The Beatles – Live At The BBC
231 241 09 Motörhead – Aftershock
232 223 13 Ahmad Jamal – Saturday Morning
233 RE 147 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
234 246 10 Various Artists – RFM Party 80 2013
235 RE 35 Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
236 RE 10 Winston McAnuff & Fixi – A New Day
237 RE 76 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
238 RE 20 Renaud Capuçon – Le Violon Roi
239 RE 233 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
240 216 05 Céline Dion – La Collection
241 RE 13 Led Zeppelin – Mothership
242 247 46 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
243 RE 35 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
244 174 05 Various Artists – Hits And Dance 2014
245 NE 01 Thelonious Monk – Paris 1969
246 232 33 Brice Conrad – La Nuit Bleue
247 226 06 Mayra Andrade – Lovely Difficult
248 238 12 Christophe Maé – Intégrale
249 RE 09 Morcheeba – Head Up High
250 207 47 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes

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