Week Ending 19th January 2014 / Albums Chart

The great story goes on… It’s a 20th non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart for Stromae who stays at Number One with Racine Carrée in his 22nd week inside the top 10 (33,129 sales / -12%), the album has sold 1,273,477 copies so far.

High Hopes is this week’s highest new entry at number two for Bruce Springsteen with 21,102 copies sold. Incredible : The Boss has never reached the top of the French albums chart ! Born In The U.S.A. (in July 1985) and Working On A Dream (in January 2009) also peaked at number two. His last LP Wrecking Ball was number three in March 2012, opening with 22,510 sales.

In his 24th week inside the ten best-sellers, Maître Gims slips one place at three with Subliminal (12,700 sales / -6%). Vieillir Avec Toi is up two at number four for Florent Pagny in its 11th week in the top 10 (6,741 sales / -6%). The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2014 debuts at five with 6,600 copies sold. Another one, NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition falls three places at number six in its seventh week inside the top 10 (6,400 sales / -31%).

Tal‘s A L’Infini moves down three places at seven in its 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (6,000 sales / -20%). Stromae stays at number eight with his debut LP Cheese in his fourth week in the top 10 (5,200 sales / -9%).

The live album Violetta En Vivo is new at nine (5,100 sales), L’Album De La Saison 1 reached number 15 in July 2013 (it moves back up 78 places at 43 this week), and Hoy Somos Más peaked at 14 in October 2013 (it climbs eleven places at 18). “Violetta” is an Argentinian TV series. The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 is down three places at ten in its third week inside the top 10.

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After twelve consecutive weeks inside the ten best-sellers, the album Forever Gentlemen moves down seven at number twelve (4,542 sales / -39%). The album We Love Disney also falls seven places at 15 in its seventh week on the chart (3,900 sales / -32%), it peaked at two in December. Luis is down seven at number 17 for Vincent Niclo in its 17th week inside the top 250, the LP reached number three in October.

The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2 enters at eleven for The Shin Sekaï (4,600 sales), the Volume 1 was number 35 in February 2013. The compilation Fun Dance 2014 opens at number 13. The La Reine Des Neiges soundtrack (Frozen) climbs seven places at 20 in its seventh week on the chart (3,200 sales / +14%).

In its 18th week in the top 250, Les Roses De Mon Silence is up 37 places at 28 for Grégoire, the album debuted and peaked at number two in September. As you can find the LP at mid-price, Sans Attendre climbs a massive 53 places at number 48 for Céline Dion in its 63rd week on the chart.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 22 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
03 02 35 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 06 11 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
05 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
06 03 07 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
07 04 20 Tal – A L’Infini
08 08 98 Stromae – Cheese
09 NE 01 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
10 07 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
11 NE 01 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
12 05 13 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
13 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
14 11 37 Zaz – Recto Verso
15 09 07 Various Artists – We Love Disney
16 12 58 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
17 10 17 Vincent Niclo – Luis
18 29 16 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
19 17 21 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
20 27 07 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
21 13 06 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
22 14 07 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
23 19 35 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
24 23 12 Julien Doré – Løve
25 18 32 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
26 21 02 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
27 15 43 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
28 65 18 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
29 22 35 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
30 16 02 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
31 20 11 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
32 28 38 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
33 24 96 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
34 25 08 One Direction – Midnight Memories
35 31 08 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
36 26 07 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
37 38 09 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
38 41 13 James Blunt – Moon Landing
39 42 18 Avicii – True
40 30 06 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
41 33 189 Zaz – Zaz
42 36 09 Détroit – Horizons
43 121 30 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
44 32 11 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
45 39 90 Birdy – Birdy
46 35 68 Muse – The 2nd Law
47 37 103 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
48 101 63 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
49 40 19 London Grammar – If You Wait
50 34 16 Lorde – Pure Heroine
51 58 13 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
52 59 15 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
53 43 16 Agnes Obel – Aventine
54 107 70 P!nk – The Truth About Love
55 45 13 Katy Perry – Prism
56 103 06 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
57 53 09 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
58 46 54 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
59 112 24 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
60 49 17 Birdy – Fire Within
61 55 25 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
62 51 95 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
63 44 02 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
64 83 156 Adele – 21
65 50 09 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
66 60 119 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
67 52 06 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
68 131 02 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
69 71 53 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
70 54 09 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
71 66 35 Fauve – Blizzard EP
72 47 05 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
73 61 143 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
74 70 12 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
75 67 11 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
76 63 60 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
77 102 35 Texas – The Conversation
78 179 02 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
79 190 49 Indochine – Black City Parade
80 57 04 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
81 213 02 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
82 79 126 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
83 56 06 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
84 74 61 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
85 68 53 Booba – Futur 2.0
86 72 11 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
87 75 136 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
88 NE 01 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
89 93 43 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
90 76 10 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
91 62 03 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
92 RE 51 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
93 64 60 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
94 86 122 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
95 82 237 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
96 140 173 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
97 73 65 Lou Doillon – Places
98 69 11 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
99 230 02 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
100 87 102 One Direction – Up All Night
101 81 13 Kaaris – Or Noir
102 80 04 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
103 187 15 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
104 NE 01 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
105 77 51 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
106 85 62 One Direction – Take Me Home
107 95 69 C2C – Tetra
108 114 32 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
109 78 08 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
110 RE 43 David Bowie – The Next Day
111 RE 40 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
112 88 95 Nirvana – Nevermind
113 120 49 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
114 98 151 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
115 129 42 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
116 NE 01 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
117 100 190 Muse – The Resistance
118 NE 01 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
119 116 85 The Black Keys – El Camino
120 89 12 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
121 97 10 De Palmas – De Palmas
122 NE 01 James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
123 96 05 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
124 RE 138 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
125 105 10 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
126 92 81 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
127 110 30 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
128 108 40 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
129 84 70 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
130 111 09 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
131 94 76 Shy’m – Caméléon
132 113 66 Michael Jackson – Thriller
133 109 13 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
134 104 40 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
135 91 15 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
136 106 09 IAM – IAM
137 118 19 Arctic Monkeys – AM
138 90 64 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
139 122 11 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 141 18 Placebo – Loud Like Love
141 172 11 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
142 182 13 Yodelice – Square Eyes
143 148 60 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
144 117 119 Rihanna – Loud
145 119 17 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
146 144 15 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
147 233 80 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
148 138 27 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
149 142 36 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
150 132 18 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
151 178 80 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
152 143 66 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
153 127 32 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
154 169 05 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
155 115 05 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
156 123 63 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
157 125 102 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
158 134 13 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
159 158 51 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
160 166 13 AC/DC – Back In Black
161 146 09 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
162 136 83 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
163 130 83 Céline Dion – D’Eux
164 48 02 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
165 139 60 M – Îl
166 198 53 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
167 215 19 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
168 192 168 Muse – Absolution
169 128 31 Kery James – Dernier MC
170 135 09 Luz Casal – Alma
171 177 15 Ayo – Ticket To The World
172 133 09 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
173 199 99 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
174 156 97 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
175 150 45 Tryo – Ladilafé
176 181 146 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
177 184 160 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
178 195 235 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
179 163 11 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
180 154 08 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
181 151 47 ABBA – 18 Hits
182 227 15 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
183 147 39 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
184 186 42 Neil Young – Harvest
185 152 20 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
186 149 08 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
187 164 52 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
188 159 76 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
189 214 120 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
190 145 54 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
191 165 09 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
192 170 16 Juliette – Nour
193 237 13 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
194 NE 01 Dominique Dalcan – Hirundo
195 167 09 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
196 216 95 Metronomy – The English Riviera
197 188 69 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
198 RE 09 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
199 160 50 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
200 229 26 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
201 204 10 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
202 175 08 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
203 NE 01 Sade – The Best Of Sade
204 180 03 Various Artists – Hits 2014
205 201 08 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
206 189 112 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
207 203 90 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
208 137 07 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
209 171 09 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
210 155 06 Various Artists – Urban Peace 3
211 176 12 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
212 183 03 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
213 RE 40 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
214 168 54 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
215 223 04 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2014
216 209 12 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
217 153 156 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
218 219 12 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
219 197 26 Olympe – Olympe
220 208 37 Zazie – Cyclo
221 236 51 Emmanuel Moire – L’Equilibre
222 210 09 M – Îl(s)
223 226 116 P!nk – Funhouse
224 193 44 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
225 RE 06 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
226 211 33 will.i.am – #willpower
227 173 33 IAM – Arts Martiens
228 RE 06 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
229 221 54 Muse – Showbiz
230 234 44 Woodkid – The Golden Age
231 241 66 Muse – Origin Of Symmetry
232 196 48 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
233 174 09 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
234 RE 09 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
235 205 20 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
236 162 02 Various Artists – Master Hits
237 RE 178 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
238 239 121 Shakira – Sale El Sol
239 217 111 Daft Punk – Discovery
240 191 141 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
241 224 13 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
242 207 148 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
243 RE 06 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
244 225 09 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
245 RE 04 Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A.
246 240 118 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
247 RE 53 Melody Gardot – The Absence
248 RE 117 Charlie Winston – Hobo
249 244 13 Paul McCartney – New
250 RE 145 Gossip – Music For Men

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