Week Ending 25th May 2014 / Albums Chart

Ghost Stories is Coldplay‘s fourth Number One album in France as it debuts at the top with 51,556 sales (38,831 physical + 12,725 downloads). In its first week, its better than Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (47,625 CDs sold in June 2008), but less than Mylo Xyloto (56,820 sales in October 2011). Coldplay‘s chart-toppers were X&Y (for two weeks in June 2005), Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (for nine weeks from June to August 2008), and Mylo Xyloto (for one week in October 2011).

Céline Dion enters at number two with her new live LP Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013 (18,547 sales). It’s her fourth top five album in the 2010s, after Tournée Mondiale Taking Chances – Le Spectacle (number five in May 2010), Sans Attendre (Number One for two weeks in November and December 2012), and Loved Me Back To Life (number three in November 2013).

Michael Jackson slips two places at three with Xscape (17,668 sales / -48%). In its two weeks on the chart, the album has sold 51,882 copies. It’s also down two for another new entry from last week, Patrick Fiori is at number four with Choisir (14,000 sales / -13%). Thanks to Mother’s Day, Les Prêtres move back up one place at five with Amen in their seventh week inside the ten best-sellers (13,900 sales / +85%). After twelve consecutive weeks inside the top three, Indila‘s Mini World falls three at number six (11,900 sales / +34%).

Isabelle Boulay gets her fifth top 10 LP in France, as Merci Serge Reggiani is new at seven with 9,441 sales. She peaked at six in September 2000 with Mieux Qu’Ici-Bas, was number four with Au Moment D’Etre A Vous (in September 2002) and Tout Un Jour (in May 2004), and reached number seven in March 2008 with Nos Lendemains. Stromae slips one place at eight with Racine Carrée in his 40th week in the top 10 (9,400 sales / +32%).

In his second week on the chart, Charles Aznavour is up twelve at number nine with 90e Anniversaire – Best Of (9,100 sales / +250%). Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi moves back up two places at ten to spend a 24th week inside the ten best-sellers (8,400 sales).

Five albums drop out of the top 10 this week. In his sixth week on the chart, Jean-Louis Aubert slips four at number 13 with Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide. Last week’s new entry at number five, Milky Chance is down to 17 with Sadnecessary (4,700 sales / -40%). After four weeks inside the top 10, Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde falls eight places at 18 for Black M. The compilation NRJ Spring Hits 2014 is a big faller, from eight to number 21 in its fourth week on the chart. Last week’s new entry at four, Turn Blue moves down to number 26 for The Black Keys (3,500 sales / -60%).

Magic System were close to get their second top 10 album in France, as Africainement Votre debuts at number eleven. Toutè Kalé peaked at seven in April 2011. The compilation NRJ Hit List 2014 is new at twelve. It was Mother’s Day last Sunday in France, and Vincent Niclo jumps from 35 to number 14 with Luis in his 35th week on the chart (5,000 sales).

Nikki Yanofsky gets her highest-charting LP with Little Secret which enters at 28. She reached number 29 in January 2011 with Nikki. Rapper LIM debuts at 41 with Violences Urbaines 4, his album Délinquant was Number One for one week in October 2007 (with 12,179 CDs sold in its first week). A L’Abri gives Georgio his first top 50 LP, as it opens at number 49.

Have a great seven days !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

 

01 NE 01 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
02 NE 01 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
03 01 02 Michael Jackson – Xscape
04 02 02 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
05 06 07 Les Prêtres – Amen
06 03 13 Indila – Mini World
07 NE 01 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
08 07 40 Stromae – Racine Carrée
09 21 02 Charles Aznavour – 90e Anniversaire – Best Of
10 12 29 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
11 NE 01 Magic System – Africainement Votre
12 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2014
13 09 06 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
14 35 35 Vincent Niclo – Luis
15 13 55 Zaz – Recto Verso
16 11 12 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
17 05 02 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
18 10 08 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
19 16 53 Maître Gims – Subliminal
20 17 37 London Grammar – If You Wait
21 08 04 Various Artists – NRJ Spring Hits 2014
22 19 05 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
23 18 53 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
24 14 25 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
25 NE 01 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 1
26 04 02 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
27 28 11 Les Enfoirés – Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés
28 NE 01 Nikki Yanofsky – Little Secret
29 25 09 Kyo – L’Equilibre
30 15 13 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
31 26 76 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
32 24 116 Stromae – Cheese
33 20 38 Tal – A L’Infini
34 53 25 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
35 27 60 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
36 55 30 Julien Doré – Løve
37 36 03 Natalie Dessay, Agnès Jaoui, Helena Noguerra & Liat Cohen – Rio Paris
38 62 24 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
39 29 10 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
40 37 07 Plaza Francia – A New Tango Song Book
41 NE 01 LIM – Violences Urbaines 4
42 31 114 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
43 34 25 Various Artists – We Love Disney
44 32 06 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
45 30 06 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014
46 47 54 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
47 22 04 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2014 Vol. 2
48 41 16 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
49 NE 01 Georgio – A L’Abri
50 70 15 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France/Portugal
51 51 53 Texas – The Conversation
52 52 09 Shakira – Shakira.
53 45 04 Pixies – Indie Cindy
54 60 31 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
55 23 03 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club 2014, Vol. 2
56 NE 01 Various Artists – 50 Ans De Chanson Française
57 50 33 ABBA – ABBA Gold
58 56 05 Lisa Angell – Frou-Frou
59 38 04 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
60 57 219 Zaz – Zaz
61 44 34 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
62 76 50 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
63 42 04 Olympe – Une Vie Par Jour
64 39 07 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014
65 72 07 Renan Luce – D’Une Tonne A Un Tout Petit Poids
66 40 02 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014 Vol. 2
67 80 39 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
68 48 19 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
69 64 03 Ben & Ellen Harper – Childhood Home
70 46 04 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
71 63 09 Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit
72 59 08 Christophe – Intime
73 84 56 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
74 43 04 Gérard Manset – Un Oiseau S’Est Posé
75 49 10 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014
76 68 13 Team BS – Team BS
77 138 53 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
78 94 89 Les Prêtres – Gloria
79 69 43 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
80 73 61 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
81 NE 01 Oasis – Definitely Maybe
82 66 42 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
83 58 48 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
84 180 04 Quatuor Ebène – Brazil
85 98 107 Les Prêtres – Spiritus Dei
86 77 38 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
87 152 78 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
88 83 103 Birdy – Birdy
89 75 36 Avicii – True
90 33 02 Anastacia – Resurrection
91 88 34 Lorde – Pure Heroine
92 101 27 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
93 65 03 Cris Cab – Where I Belong
94 NE 01 Talisco – Run
95 NE 01 Tiers Monde – Toby Or Not Toby
96 78 68 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
97 NE 01 André Rieu – Les Mélodies Du Bonheur
98 86 06 Pierre Perret – Drôle De Poésie !
99 140 31 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
100 85 121 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
101 97 78 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
102 71 03 Lily Allen – Sheezus
103 NE 01 Joe Bonamassa – Tour De Force – Live In London – The Borderline
104 NE 01 Yann Tiersen – 8 (Infinity)
105 87 31 Katy Perry – Prism
106 115 26 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
107 NE 01 Various Artists – Plus Belles Voix Chérie FM 2
108 99 137 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
109 96 60 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
110 124 160 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
111 179 107 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
112 103 27 Détroit – Horizons
113 145 10 John Legend – Love In The Future
114 92 30 Yodelice – Square Eyes
115 74 09 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014 Vol. 2
116 117 34 Agnes Obel – Aventine
117 193 29 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
118 NE 01 Blondie – Blondie 4(0)-Ever : Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts Of Download
119 95 66 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
120 91 08 Rosemary Standley & Dom La Nena – Birds On A Wire
121 RE 94 Suprême NTM – Suprême NTM
122 107 147 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
123 125 11 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
124 224 25 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
125 90 06 Chinese Man – Groove Sessions Vol. 3
126 109 53 Kavinsky – Outrun
127 NE 01 The Roots – And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
128 RE 23 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
129 81 07 Various Artists – Fun Club 2014
130 102 135 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
131 166 31 James Blunt – Moon Landing
132 89 96 The Black Keys – El Camino
133 NE 01 Various Artists – 100 Tubes Dancefloor Spring 2014
134 54 61 Woodkid – The Golden Age
135 139 248 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
136 116 09 Les Ogres De Barback – Vous M’Emmerdez !
137 82 03 Amandine Bourgeois – Au Masculin
138 105 69 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
139 150 79 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
140 100 11 Metronomy – Love Letters
141 104 53 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
142 136 29 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
143 93 05 Eels – The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett
144 191 05 Roberto Alagna – Little Italy
145 130 75 Michael Jackson – Thriller
146 169 37 Arctic Monkeys – AM
147 123 13 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
148 NE 01 Various Artists – Nostalgie Best Of 80’s
149 106 31 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
150 120 16 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
151 121 13 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
152 160 174 Adele – 21
153 NE 01 Various Artists – Je T’Aime Maman
154 135 156 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
155 126 04 Rodrigo Y Gabriela – 9 Dead Alive
156 NE 01 Sabaton – Heroes
157 153 71 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
158 113 03 Various Artists – Tubes 2014 Vol. 2
159 NE 01 Various Artists – Le Classement De Tous Les Tubes Années 80
160 111 53 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
161 142 112 Nirvana – Nevermind
162 144 24 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
163 157 67 Indochine – Black City Parade
164 143 13 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
165 RE 07 Mathieu Sempéré – Luis Mariano – Revivez La Légende
166 147 85 P!nk – The Truth About Love
167 127 13 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
168 210 47 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
169 161 76 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
170 NE 01 Mark Daumail – Speed Of Light
171 156 160 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
172 137 181 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
173 79 03 Epica – The Quantum Enigma
174 171 25 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
175 114 16 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
176 168 29 HollySiz – My Name Is
177 131 07 Dick Annegarn – Vélo Va
178 RE 171 Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
179 170 140 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
180 177 168 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
181 122 06 Paolo Nutini – Caustic Love
182 159 199 Muse – The Resistance
183 RE 02 Luis Mariano – The Best Of
184 133 19 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
185 134 107 Metronomy – The English Riviera
186 154 124 Daft Punk – Discovery
187 148 26 One Direction – Midnight Memories
188 119 08 Various Artists – FG DJ All Stars 2014
189 RE 34 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
190 204 27 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
191 163 80 C2C – Tetra
192 151 27 Hugh Laurie – Didn’t It Rain
193 146 42 Jacques Higelin – Beau Repaire
194 149 04 Sophie-Tith – J’Aime Ça
195 NE 01 Afrojack – Forget The World
196 112 03 Lykke Li – I Never Learn
197 RE 09 Al.Hy – Alphabête
198 165 02 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Non Homologué
199 214 28 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
200 199 10 Emilie Simon – Mue
201 RE 29 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
202 164 91 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
203 212 49 Neil Young – Harvest
204 220 10 Ycare – La Somone
205 172 244 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
206 RE 34 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
207 187 91 Céline Dion – D’Eux
208 RE 29 Ed Sheeran – +
209 221 13 Amel Bent – Instinct
210 RE 82 Thomas Dutronc – Silence On Tourne, On Tourne En Rond
211 184 32 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
212 233 29 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
213 128 08 Various Artists – Hits Spring 2014
214 238 68 M – Îl
215 223 27 Céline Dion – On Ne Change Pas
216 162 03 Santana – Corazón
217 176 18 Sting – The Last Ship
218 228 10 George Michael – Symphonica
219 RE 26 De Palmas – De Palmas
220 RE 20 Pierre Perret – L’Age De Pierre
221 188 27 Otis Redding – Dock Of The Bay
222 RE 08 Various Artists – Hits RFM 2014
223 108 03 Dick Rivers – Rivers
224 174 42 The Lumineers – The Lumineers
225 167 08 Various Artists – 100 Bomba Reggaeton
226 RE 33 Birdy – Fire Within
227 173 29 Various Artists – La Magie De Disney (The Magic Of Disney)
228 158 03 Simply Collect – Pias
229 207 71 Booba – Futur 2.0
230 232 16 Pierre Bachelet – Le Meilleur De
231 RE 06 Elizabeth Vidal – La Cantadora : L’Opéra Impossible
232 206 61 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
233 NE 01 Deep Purple – Made In Japan
234 185 25 Ayo – Ticket To The World
235 129 13 Various Artists – NRJ Snow Hits 2014
236 RE 24 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
237 209 31 Jenifer – Ma Déclaration
238 178 08 Timber Timbre – Hot Dreams
239 200 37 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
240 222 09 Elton John – The Greatest Hits 1970-2002
241 192 28 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
242 RE 98 Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
243 249 127 Rihanna – Loud
244 205 19 OneRepublic – Native
245 190 04 Stanislas – Ma Solitude
246 RE 153 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
247 218 48 The Black Keys – Brothers
248 RE 143 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
249 194 07 François Valéry – Je Suis Venu Te Dire
250 RE 57 Garou – Rhythm And Blues