Week Ending 16th March 2014 / Albums Chart

12,199,000 people watched them on French TV last Friday, so it’s not a surprise to see Les Enfoirés get a Number One album for the 15th year in a row (!), as their yearly LP Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés debuts at the top with 103,008 sales. It’s very impressive, but La Boîte A Musique Des Enfoirés sold 141,188 copies in its first week in March 2013. Les Enfoirés is the name given to the singers and performers in yearly charity concerts for the “Restos Du Coeur”.

Last week’s new entry at Number One, G I R L moves down to two for Pharrell Williams (22,926 sales / -59%), the album has sold 78,885 copies in its two weeks on the chart. In its third week inside the top 10, Indila‘s Mini World slips one place at three (22,347 sales / -19%), it has sold 90,215 copies so far.

It’s also down one at number four for Stromae with Racine Carrée which has now sold 1,508,826 copies in its 30 weeks on the chart (20,317 sales last week / -8%). Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories moves down one place at five in its 21st week inside the ten best-sellers (13,000 sales / -25%). Subliminal slips one at number six for Maître Gims in its 32nd week in the top 10 (11,900 sales / -28%).

Metronomy get their first top 10 album as Love Letters debuts at seven (10,300 sales), The English Riviera entered and peaked at number 22 in April 2011. In his 19th week inside the top 10, Florent Pagny climbs two places at eight with Vieillir Avec Toi (8,700 sales). If You Wait is a non-mover at number nine for London Grammar in its third week inside the ten best-sellers (6,700 sales). Jul moves back up six places at ten with Dans Ma Paranoïa in his third week on the chart (5,100 sales / +4%).

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. The compilation NRJ Snow Hits 2014 slips three at number eleven in its third week in the top 250. After three weeks inside the ten best-selling LPs, Tony Carreira is down six places at twelve with Nos Fiançailles, France / Portugal. In his 21st week on the chart, Kaaris falls a massive 20 places at number 27 with Or Noir Part II.

The album We Love Disney moves back up 22 places at 13 in its 15th week inside the top 250, it debuted and peaked at two in December. Tunisiano gets his second solo top 20 album, as Marqué A Vie is new at number 18 (3,900 sales). Le Regard Des Gens was at eleven in March 2008. As a member of Sniper, he got a Number One LP with Trait Pour Trait (for one week in June 2006).

Histoire De J. is Jeanne Cherhal‘s third top 20 album, as the LP debuts at number 20 (3,700 sales). Douze Fois Par An peaked at twelve in March 2005, and L’Eau reached number nine in October 2006. In its 26th week on the chart, True is up 13 places at 25 for Avicii.

In its 21st week in the top 250, the album Forever Gentlemen moves back up eleven at number 35, it was at two for two consecutive weeks in October and November. Le Grand Amour jumps from 42 to number 36 for Pascal Obispo in its 15th week on the chart. In their 50th (!) week inside the 250 best-sellers, Imagine Dragons finally enter the top 40, as Night Visions climbs ten places at 37.

Chant De Vision is new at 46 for R.E.D.K.. With Soprano, he reached number six in May 2012 with E=2MC’s. The Satanist re-enters at number 52 for Behemost. Thomas Azier debuts at 57 with Hylas.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Les Enfoirés – Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés
02 01 02 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
03 02 03 Indila – Mini World
04 03 30 Stromae – Racine Carrée
05 04 43 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
06 05 43 Maître Gims – Subliminal
07 NE 01 Metronomy – Love Letters
08 10 19 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
09 09 27 London Grammar – If You Wait
10 16 03 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
11 08 03 Various Artists – NRJ Snow Hits 2014
12 06 05 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France / Portugal
13 35 15 Various Artists – We Love Disney
14 11 28 Tal – A L’Infini
15 18 29 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
16 13 06 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
17 12 03 Team BS – Team BS
18 NE 01 Tunisiano – Marqué A Vie
19 17 51 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
20 NE 01 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
21 19 66 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
22 23 25 Vincent Niclo – Luis
23 21 45 Zaz – Recto Verso
24 28 09 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
25 38 26 Avicii – True
26 20 06 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
27 07 21 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
28 25 21 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
29 26 02 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits 2014
30 24 03 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
31 27 03 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
32 33 24 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
33 29 15 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
34 32 40 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
35 46 21 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
36 42 15 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
37 47 50 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
38 34 69 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
39 31 20 Julien Doré – Løve
40 22 03 Amel Bent – Instinct
41 60 46 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
42 55 17 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
43 36 106 Stromae – Cheese
44 57 16 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
45 37 43 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
46 NE 01 R.E.D.K. – Chant De Vision
47 63 33 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
48 14 02 Disiz – Transe-Lucide
49 39 15 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
50 87 40 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
51 49 24 Lorde – Pure Heroine
52 RE 02 Behemoth – The Satanist
53 40 03 Various Artists – Party Fun 2014
54 41 16 One Direction – Midnight Memories
55 85 104 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
56 48 14 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
57 NE 01 Thomas Azier – Hylas
58 43 02 Various Artists – H1ts 2014 Vol. 2
59 54 21 James Blunt – Moon Landing
60 56 12 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
61 58 21 Katy Perry – Prism
62 62 38 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
63 51 06 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
64 15 02 Lea Michele – Louder
65 45 03 Various Artists – Virgin Radio 2014
66 44 09 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
67 50 06 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club Winter 2014
68 65 43 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
69 59 04 Têtes Raides – Terriens
70 68 19 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
71 76 02 Various Artists – Chanter Pour Celles
72 103 19 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
73 30 02 Al.Hy – Alphabête
74 69 26 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
75 NE 01 Mike Oldfield – Man On The Rocks
76 117 32 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
77 84 27 Arctic Monkeys – AM
78 121 61 Booba – Futur 2.0
79 61 05 Mister You – Le Prince
80 75 28 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
81 73 09 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
82 53 04 Claude Nougaro – Best Of
83 66 17 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
84 70 43 Texas – The Conversation
85 67 03 Danakil – Entre Les Lignes
86 71 17 Détroit – Horizons
87 152 51 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
88 72 04 Various Artists – 100 Dance 2014
89 78 164 Adele – 21
90 92 02 L’Arpeggiata / Christina Pluhar – Music For A While – Improvisations On Purcell
91 94 24 Agnes Obel – Aventine
92 77 17 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
93 80 68 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
94 83 15 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
95 156 23 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
96 82 44 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
97 93 26 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
98 90 20 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
99 79 10 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
100 154 16 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
101 74 09 OneRepublic – Native
102 NE 01 MZ – MZ Music, Vol. III
103 100 02 Various Artists – Chérie Pop Love Music 2014
104 98 03 Beck – Morning Phase
105 109 19 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
106 97 06 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014
107 NE 01 Various Artists – Adagios – Les Plus Belles Musiques Pour Se Ressourcer En Douceur
108 96 09 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
109 89 07 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
110 81 09 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
111 99 04 Tom Odell – Long Way Down
112 178 02 Various Artists – CDthèque Warner
113 64 14 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
114 123 130 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
115 127 197 Zaz – Zaz
116 108 17 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
117 101 19 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
118 162 20 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
119 102 14 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
120 118 57 Indochine – Black City Parade
121 NE 01 Rufus Wainwright – Vibrate : The Best Of
122 126 21 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
123 115 05 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 2.9
124 170 16 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
125 192 21 Yodelice – Square Eyes
126 105 19 HollySiz – My Name Is
127 120 71 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
128 104 02 Various Artists – Latina Party
129 119 18 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
130 114 111 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
131 88 78 P!nk – The Truth About Love
132 112 19 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
133 143 25 Birdy – Fire Within
134 113 03 Various Artists – FG Deep House
135 86 04 Miloš Karadaglic – Aranjuez
136 153 19 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
137 134 128 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
138 NE 01 Luis Mariano – Eternel – Best Of
139 111 19 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 131 23 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
141 124 06 John Butler Trio – Flesh + Blood
142 139 127 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
143 106 23 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
144 163 05 Tinariwen – Emmaar
145 107 06 Within Temptation – Hydra
146 132 14 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
147 135 04 Claudio Abbado – Mozart : Piano Concerto No. 25 In C Major K 503
148 NE 01 Le Grand Jojo – Tournée Général !
149 180 102 Metronomy – The English Riviera
150 52 02 Rick Ross – Mastermind
151 137 05 Temples – Sun Structures
152 128 07 Ásgeir – In The Silence
153 110 02 Daphné – La Fauve
154 161 103 Nirvana – Nevermind
155 RE 13 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon
156 150 18 De Palmas – De Palmas
157 199 59 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
158 91 03 Michel Leeb – Repères
159 140 52 Woodkid – The Golden Age
160 130 61 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
161 NE 01 MØ – No Mythologies To Follow
162 129 51 Lilly Wood And The Prick – The Fight
163 155 16 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
164 191 21 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
165 125 18 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
166 157 03 The Notwist – Close To The Glass
167 141 07 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
168 133 07 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
169 160 46 Kavinsky – Outrun
170 145 76 Muse – The 2nd Law
171 147 62 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
172 136 10 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
173 209 21 Thirty Seconds To Mars – Love Lust Faith + Dreams
174 176 24 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
175 116 07 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
176 172 119 Daft Punk – Discovery
177 164 98 Birdy – Birdy
178 138 17 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
179 167 85 Les Stentors – Voyage En France
180 142 03 Elisa Tovati – Cabine 23
181 166 48 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
182 194 43 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
183 NE 01 Elbow – The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
184 174 20 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
185 171 05 Various Artists – Tropical Love
186 RE 40 The Police – Greatest Hits
187 RE 04 John Legend – Love In The Future
188 175 16 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
189 NE 01 Various Artists – Dance Attitude 2014
190 173 151 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
191 RE 02 Brad Mehldau / Mark Giuliana – Mehliana – Taming The Dragon
192 158 02 Various Artists – Génération 80-90 2014
193 168 03 John McLaughlin – Friday Night In San Francisco
194 RE 37 Pink Floyd – A Foot In The Door : The Best Of Pink Floyd
195 165 06 Breton – War Room Stories
196 215 14 Patrice – The Rising Of The Son
197 NE 01 Nosfell – Amour Massif
198 149 03 Arthur Beatrice – Working Out
199 144 02 Pink Martini & The Von Trapps – Dream A Little Dream
200 183 25 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
201 NE 01 Various Artists – Miami Fever 2014
202 169 103 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
203 NE 01 Various Artists – Génération Reggae Dancehall
204 NE 01 Deep Purple – Stockholm 1970
205 189 84 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
206 249 03 Peter Peter – Une Version Améliorée De La Tristesse
207 204 88 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
208 NE 01 Joan As Police Woman – The Classic
209 188 17 IAM – IAM
210 200 51 David Bowie – The Next Day
211 NE 01 Thomas Savy – Bleu Archipel 2
212 146 06 As Animals – As Animals
213 233 245 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
214 RE 09 Philippe Jaroussky – Pergolesi Stabat Mater Laudate
215 196 48 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
216 NE 01 Black Sabbath – Paranoid
217 151 07 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
218 RE 47 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
219 159 02 Nick Waterhouse – Holly
220 202 05 Pigalle – T’Inquiète
221 179 14 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
222 190 13 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
223 235 57 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
224 220 68 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
225 197 48 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
226 198 14 The Broken Circle Breakdown Bluegrass Band – The Broken Circle Breakdown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
227 RE 28 ABBA – Gold – Greatest Hits
228 212 19 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
229 NE 01 Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien – Belle Epoque
230 182 59 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
231 193 26 Placebo – Loud Like Love
232 RE 06 Soko – I Thought I Was An Alien
233 213 77 C2C – Tetra
234 208 77 Dr. Dre – 2001
235 NE 01 Moby – Live At The Fonda
236 250 02 Loreena McKennitt – The Journey So Far – The Best Of + CD Live
237 NE 01 Foster The People – Supermodel
238 227 15 Pierre Perret – L’Age De Pierre
239 184 07 Oldelaf – Dimanche
240 RE 22 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
241 187 12 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
242 RE 03 Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction
243 214 08 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
244 RE 38 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
245 206 04 Jonas Kaufmann – Schubert : Winterreise
246 223 15 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
247 218 06 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
248 RE 04 Nirvana – MTV Unplugged In New York
249 232 71 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
250 210 04 Sean Paul – Full Frequency