Week Ending 18th May 2014 / Albums Chart

Xscape gives Michael Jackson his eighth Number One album in France, as it debuts at the top with 34,214 copies sold (29,128 physical + 5,086 downloads). Michael Jackson‘s other chart-toppers are Bad (for six weeks in September and October 1987), Dangerous (for seven weeks from January to October 1992), HIStory : Past, Present and Future – Book I (for two weeks in June 1995), Blood On The Dancefloor – History In The Mix (for one week in May 1997), Invincible (for three weeks in November 2001), Thriller 25 (for three weeks in February and March 2008), and the This Is It soundtrack (for three weeks in November 2009). What about Thriller, you would ask ? The first French albums chart was published in January 1985.

Patrick Fiori gets his highest-charting LP with Choisir which enters at number two with 16,020 sales. The new album is his third top five, Si On Chantait Plus Fort… peaked at four in October 2005, and his last offering L’Instinct Masculin reached number three in October 2010. After three non-consecutive weeks at Number One, Indila‘s Mini World is down to three in its 12th week inside the top 10 (8,911 sales / -20%).

The Black Keys are new at number four with Turn Blue (8,830 sales), it’s their first top 10 album in France. El Camino was number 21 in February 2012. Sadnecessary is a new entry at five for Milky Chance with 7,892 copies sold.

In their sixth week inside the ten best-sellers, Les Prêtres fall four places at six with Amen (7,500 sales / -19%). After 38 consecutive weeks in the top four (!), Stromae is also down four at number seven with Racine Carrée (7,100 sales / -22%). But his debut album Cheese climbs a massive 18 places at 24 in its 115th week on the chart. The compilation NRJ Spring Hits 2014 moves down four places at eight in its third week inside the top 10.

After a two-week absence, Jean-Louis Aubert is back inside the ten best-selling LPs as his Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide jumps from 15 to number nine (4,500 sales). It’s down four places at ten for Black M with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his fourth week in the top 10 (4,100 sales / -21%).

Five albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After ten consecutive weeks inside the top 10, Pharrell Williams is down six at number eleven with G I R L. The Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) falls seven places at 14 in its 24th week on the chart. It’s also down seven at number 16 for Maître Gims with Subliminal in his 52nd week inside the 250 best-sellers. London Grammar‘s If You Wait moves down seven places at 17 after seven weeks in the top 10. In his fourth week on the chart, Patrick Sébastien falls eleven at number 19 with Ça Va Etre Ta Fête ! (3,100 sales / -37%). 

Charles Aznavour enters at 21 with 90e Anniversaire – Best Of (2,600 sales), his highest-charting album is Duos which reached number three in January 2009. Anastacia gets her fourth top 40 album in France, as Resurrection is new at 33 (1,911 sales). Not That Kind is her only top 10 LP, peaking at number six in July 2000. Vincent Niclo‘s Luis jumps from 104 to number 35 in its 34th week in the top 250, the LP debuted and peaked at number three in October.

Have a very nice week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

 

01 NE 01 Michael Jackson – Xscape
02 NE 01 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
03 01 12 Indila – Mini World
04 NE 01 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
05 NE 01 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
06 02 06 Les Prêtres – Amen
07 03 39 Stromae – Racine Carrée
08 04 03 Various Artists – NRJ Spring Hits 2014
09 15 05 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
10 06 07 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
11 05 11 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
12 11 28 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
13 14 54 Zaz – Recto Verso
14 07 24 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
15 13 12 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
16 09 52 Maître Gims – Subliminal
17 10 36 London Grammar – If You Wait
18 12 52 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
19 08 04 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
20 29 37 Tal – A L’Infini
21 NE 01 Charles Aznavour – 90e Anniversaire – Best Of
22 16 03 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014 Vol. 2
23 19 02 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 2
24 42 115 Stromae – Cheese
25 22 08 Kyo – L’Equilibre
26 21 75 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
27 24 59 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
28 20 10 Les Enfoirés – Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés
29 23 09 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
30 17 05 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014
31 35 113 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
32 31 05 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
33 NE 01 Anastacia – Resurrection
34 30 24 Various Artists – We Love Disney
35 104 34 Vincent Niclo – Luis
36 36 02 Natalie Dessay, Agnès Jaoui, Helena Noguerra & Liat Cohen – Rio Paris
37 39 06 Plaza Francia – A New Tango Song Book
38 26 03 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
39 28 06 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014
40 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
41 44 15 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
42 33 03 Olympe – Une Vie Par Jour
43 25 03 Gérard Manset – Un Oiseau S’Est Posé
44 37 33 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
45 27 03 Pixies – Indie Cindy
46 18 03 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
47 43 53 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
48 40 18 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
49 41 09 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014
50 34 32 ABBA – ABBA Gold
51 67 52 Texas – The Conversation
52 48 08 Shakira – Shakira.
53 68 24 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
54 RE 60 Woodkid – The Golden Age
55 51 29 Julien Doré – Løve
56 45 04 Lisa Angell – Frou-Frou
57 65 218 Zaz – Zaz
58 46 47 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
59 50 07 Christophe – Intime
60 55 30 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
61 NE 01 Tori Amos – Unrepentant Geraldines
62 204 23 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
63 49 08 Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit
64 38 02 Ben & Ellen Harper – Childhood Home
65 54 02 Cris Cab – Where I Belong
66 64 41 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
67 NE 01 Ol’ Kainry & Dany Dan – Saison 2
68 53 12 Team BS – Team BS
69 56 42 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
70 58 14 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France/Portugal
71 32 02 Lily Allen – Sheezus
72 62 06 Renan Luce – D’Une Tonne A Un Tout Petit Poids
73 66 60 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
74 57 08 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014 Vol. 2
75 61 35 Avicii – True
76 69 49 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
77 70 37 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
78 71 67 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
79 47 02 Epica – The Quantum Enigma
80 78 38 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
81 63 06 Various Artists – Fun Club 2014
82 52 02 Amandine Bourgeois – Au Masculin
83 77 102 Birdy – Birdy
84 76 55 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
85 118 120 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
86 79 05 Pierre Perret – Drôle De Poésie !
87 74 30 Katy Perry – Prism
88 82 33 Lorde – Pure Heroine
89 114 95 The Black Keys – El Camino
90 75 05 Chinese Man – Groove Sessions Vol. 3
91 85 07 Rosemary Standley & Dom La Nena – Birds On A Wire
92 83 29 Yodelice – Square Eyes
93 73 04 Eels – The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett
94 90 88 Les Prêtres – Gloria
95 165 65 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
96 86 59 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
97 151 77 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
98 112 106 Les Prêtres – Spiritus Dei
99 173 136 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
100 87 10 Metronomy – Love Letters
101 108 26 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
102 181 134 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
103 106 26 Détroit – Horizons
104 216 52 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
105 95 68 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
106 89 30 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
107 115 146 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
108 80 02 Dick Rivers – Rivers
109 102 52 Kavinsky – Outrun
110 RE 22 Michael Jackson – Dangerous
111 155 52 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
112 60 02 Lykke Li – I Never Learn
113 72 02 Various Artists – Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
114 88 15 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
115 117 25 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
116 116 08 Les Ogres De Barback – Vous M’Emmerdez !
117 97 33 Agnes Obel – Aventine
118 NE 01 Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
119 105 07 Various Artists – FG DJ All Stars 2014
120 128 15 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
121 92 12 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
122 101 05 Paolo Nutini – Caustic Love
123 98 12 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
124 159 159 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
125 84 10 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
126 100 03 Rodrigo Y Gabriela – 9 Dead Alive
127 122 12 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
128 103 07 Various Artists – Hits Spring 2014
129 99 12 Various Artists – NRJ Snow Hits 2014
130 201 74 Michael Jackson – Thriller
131 113 06 Dick Annegarn – Vélo Va
132 NE 01 Marvin – By Marvin
133 93 18 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
134 119 106 Metronomy – The English Riviera
135 124 155 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
136 121 28 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
137 213 180 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
138 157 52 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
139 140 247 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
140 129 30 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
141 NE 01 Alex Beaupain – Bo
142 149 111 Nirvana – Nevermind
143 123 12 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
144 126 23 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
145 186 09 John Legend – Love In The Future
146 218 41 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
147 147 84 P!nk – The Truth About Love
148 110 25 One Direction – Midnight Memories
149 94 03 Sophie-Tith – J’Aime Ça
150 153 78 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
151 138 26 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
152 185 77 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
153 233 70 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
154 127 123 Daft Punk – Discovery
155 125 04 Toto – 35th Anniversary Tour – Live From Poland
156 217 159 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
157 142 66 Indochine – Black City Parade
158 163 02 Simply Collect – Pias
159 135 198 Muse – The Resistance
160 152 173 Adele – 21
161 191 75 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
162 96 02 Santana – Corazón
163 193 79 C2C – Tetra
164 202 90 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
165 NE 01 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Non Homologué
166 172 30 James Blunt – Moon Landing
167 133 07 Various Artists – 100 Bomba Reggaeton
168 188 28 HollySiz – My Name Is
169 146 36 Arctic Monkeys – AM
170 137 139 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
171 169 24 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
172 205 243 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
173 131 28 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)
174 148 41 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
175 143 04 Various Artists – 100 Bombes Dancefloor Spring 2014
176 158 17 Sting – The Last Ship
177 RE 167 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
178 156 07 Timber Timbre – Hot Dreams
179 154 106 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
180 144 03 Quatuor Ébène – Brazil
181 RE 58 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
182 NE 01 Chromeo – White Women
183 145 09 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Spring 2014
184 183 31 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
185 174 24 Ayo – Ticket To The World
186 136 11 Various Artists – M6 Teen Hits 2014
187 166 90 Céline Dion – D’Eux
188 167 26 Otis Redding – Dock Of The Bay
189 177 137 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
190 120 03 Stanislas – Ma Solitude
191 134 04 Roberto Alagna – Little Italy
192 237 27 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
193 206 28 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
194 196 06 François Valéry – Je Suis Venu Te Dire
195 180 05 Christian Delagrange – Chansons D’Amour
196 NE 01 Nick Mulvey – First Mind
197 RE 08 Demi Lovato – Demi
198 162 08 Johnny Cash – Out Among The Stars
199 170 09 Emilie Simon – Mue
200 RE 36 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
201 164 14 Mister You – Le Prince
202 175 05 Various Artists – Dance D’Enfer 2014
203 RE 14 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
204 141 26 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
205 178 18 OneRepublic – Native
206 RE 60 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
207 168 70 Booba – Futur 2.0
208 NE 01 René Jacobs – Handel : Orlando
209 189 30 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
210 RE 46 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
211 192 04 Various Artists – Latino Stars 2014
212 182 48 Neil Young – Harvest
213 RE 114 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
214 RE 27 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
215 179 11 Bob Marley – The King Of Reggae
216 139 24 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
217 RE 08 Kylie Minogue – Kiss Me Once
218 RE 47 The Black Keys – Brothers
219 200 26 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
220 176 09 Ycare – La Somone
221 210 12 Amel Bent – Instinct
222 231 08 Elton John – The Greatest Hits 1970-2002
223 RE 26 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
224 RE 24 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
225 RE 86 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
226 211 10 Disclosure – Settle
227 RE 51 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
228 212 09 George Michael – Symphonica
229 161 05 Various Artists – Marc Toesca Présente Hits 80
230 250 16 The Broken Circle Breakdown Bluegrass Band – The Broken Circle Breakdown (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
231 171 06 Philippe Katerine – Magnum
232 RE 15 Pierre Bachelet – Le Meilleur De
233 RE 28 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
234 194 28 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
235 230 30 Aldebert – Enfantillages
236 NE 01 Swans – To Be Kind
237 232 66 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
238 RE 67 M – Îl
239 223 02 Various Artists – Starmania 1978
240 150 96 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
241 244 197 Manu Chao – Clandestino
242 203 105 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
243 RE 33 Alain Bashung – Osez Bashung
244 RE 19 IAM – IAM
245 NE 01 Killer Be Killed – Killer Be Killed
246 239 25 James Arthur – James Arthur
247 RE 27 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
248 160 49 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
249 RE 126 Rihanna – Loud
250 235 42 Carla Bruni – Little French Songs

 

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