Week Ending 31st August 2014 / Albums Chart

Calogero spends a second consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart with Les Feux D’Artifice, the LP sold 26,840 copies last week (-48%). Bénabar gets this week’s highest new entry at number two with Inspiré De Faits Réels (17,134 sales). He got two Number One albums, with Reprise Des Négociations (for eight weeks in October 2005 and from November 2006 to January 2007) and Infréquentable (for one week in October 2008). He sold more copies at that time : Reprise Des Négociations had sold 46,945 CDs in its first week in October 2005, and Infréquentable had opened with 59,113 CDs sold in October 2008. In her 27th week inside the top 10, Indila is a non-mover at three with Mini World (15,500 sales / +38%).

The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2 debuts at number four (10,300 sales). Oreflam gives Luc Arbogast his second top five LP as it enters at five (10,100 sales). Odysseus spent two consecutive weeks at the top in August 2013. Stromae slips two places at six with Racine Carrée in his 52nd week inside the ten best-sellers (8,900 sales / -13%). With Racine Carrée‘s 1,763,000 sales, Stromae beats Adele‘s 21 which has sold 1,762,000 copies so far.

Ben L’Oncle Soul gets his second top 10 album with A Coup De Rêves which is new at number seven (8,226 sales). His eponymous LP was at four in February 2011. David Carreira‘s Tout Recommencer is a new entry at eight (7,600 sales). In his fifth week in the top 10, Keen’V moves down four places at nine with Saltimbanque (6,800 sales / -27%). Gira Mi Cancion falls eight at number ten for Violetta in its second week on the chart (6,700 sales / -41%).

Five albums drop out of the top 10 this week. Fréro Delavega‘s self-titled album is down four places at eleven in its sixth week inside the top 250. After 14 consecutive weeks inside the ten best-selling LPs, Coldplay slip two at number twelve with Ghost Stories. It’s down seven places at 13 for La Bande A Renaud in its 12th week on the chart. The compilation NRJ Extravadance 2014 Summer Edition falls from eight to number 16 in its fourth week in the top 250. Last week’s re-entry at nine, Grégory Lemarchal‘s Cinq Ans is down to number 24 (3,400 sales / -49%).

DJ Kayz is new at number 14 with Paris – Oran – New York (5,600 sales). My Everything is Ariana Grande‘s first top 20 album in France, as it debuts at 18 with 4,331 sales. Yours Truly peaked at a very low number 183 in September 2013. Comme Des Cherokees enters at 22 for Zebda (3,682 sales). They got to number three with Essence Ordinaire (in July 1999) and with Utopie D’Occase (in August 2002).

In its 67th week on the chart, Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories climbs six places at 29. Bed Of Stone is a new entry at number 38 for Asa (2,000 sales). Her eponymous LP peaked at 15 in October 2007, and Beautiful Imperfection reached number 14 in October 2010.

Opeth debut at 45 with Pale Communion. The new album is their third top 50 LP, Watershed was number 47 in June 2008, and Heritage peaked at 31 in September 2011. This week’s Number One in the U.K., Royal Blood‘s self-titled album is a new entry at number 48.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 02 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
02 NE 01 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
03 03 27 Indila – Mini World
04 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
05 NE 01 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
06 04 54 Stromae – Racine Carrée
07 NE 01 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
08 NE 01 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
09 05 05 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
10 02 02 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
11 07 06 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
12 10 15 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
13 06 12 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
14 NE 01 DJ Kayz – Paris – Oran – New York
15 13 43 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
16 08 04 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014 Summer Edition
17 14 22 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
18 NE 01 Ariana Grande – My Everything
19 22 15 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
20 11 07 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014
21 17 21 Les Prêtres – Amen
22 NE 01 Zebda – Comme Des Cherokees
23 16 05 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
24 09 28 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
25 15 04 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014 Vol. 2
26 NE 01 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 3.0
27 19 44 Julien Doré – Løve
28 12 02 Various Artists – Playlist Hits Eté 2014
29 35 67 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
30 18 11 Jul – Lacrizeomic
31 NE 01 Various Artists – Digster Hits & Fresh
32 23 52 Tal – A L’Infini
33 36 51 London Grammar – If You Wait
34 25 11 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
35 24 13 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
36 29 08 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
37 21 13 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
38 NE 01 Asa – Bed Of Stone
39 38 67 Maître Gims – Subliminal
40 37 16 Michael Jackson – Xscape
41 30 03 Various Artists – La Rentrée Des Hits 2014
42 26 05 Eric Clapton & Friends – The Breeze – An Appreciation Of JJ Cale
43 34 74 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
44 32 27 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
45 NE 01 Opeth – Pale Communion
46 41 10 Ed Sheeran – x
47 33 15 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
48 NE 01 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
49 NE 01 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends (Edition Robin Schulz Remix)
50 20 03 Various Artists – Party Fun 2014 Vol. 2
51 45 07 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
52 28 69 Zaz – Recto Verso
53 53 26 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
54 83 02 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
55 27 10 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2014
56 54 49 Vincent Niclo – Luis
57 43 16 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
58 47 45 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
59 51 30 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
60 95 02 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy
61 52 24 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
62 46 23 Kyo – L’Equilibre
63 58 39 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
64 50 130 Stromae – Cheese
65 40 07 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2014
66 49 03 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2014
67 57 16 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
68 39 10 Various Artists – Latin Lovers
69 59 03 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
70 31 02 Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood
71 42 05 Max & Mango – Tout Va Bien
72 73 75 Woodkid – The Golden Age
73 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli Spécial Rentrée 2014
74 61 11 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
75 56 90 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
76 65 13 DJ Hamida – A La Bien Mix Party – L’Album 2014
77 55 03 Various Artists – New York Melody
78 167 02 Soundtrack – Nos Etoiles Contraires
79 60 09 5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
80 44 77 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
81 63 135 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
82 69 39 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
83 72 45 Katy Perry – Prism
84 68 50 Avicii – True
85 62 64 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
86 67 15 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
87 151 92 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
88 76 20 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
89 86 233 Zaz – Zaz
90 70 04 Various Artists – Hits Eté 2014
91 64 19 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
92 71 18 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
93 77 39 Various Artists – We Love Disney
94 87 14 Guédon – Laviso – St Prix – Kaladjazz
95 91 27 Team BS – Team BS
96 74 48 Lorde – Pure Heroine
97 NE 01 Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Here
98 78 128 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
99 82 56 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
100 116 27 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
101 NE 01 Ty Segall – Manipulator
102 132 16 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
103 89 51 Arctic Monkeys – AM
104 84 57 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
105 126 67 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
106 79 48 Agnes Obel – Aventine
107 80 81 Indochine – Black City Parade
108 75 70 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
109 170 56 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
110 66 11 Collectif Métissé – Destination Fiesta
111 203 02 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
112 99 06 Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
113 106 68 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
114 127 45 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
115 142 67 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
116 88 92 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
117 85 05 Various Artists – Apérotubes Summer 2014
118 118 41 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
119 94 06 Various Artists – 100 Starfloor Summer 2014
120 48 02 Accept – Blind Rage
121 108 41 Détroit – Horizons
122 134 45 France Gall – Evidemment
123 103 33 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
124 100 47 ABBA – ABBA Gold 40th Anniversary
125 90 08 Various Artists – Fun Summer Dance 2014
126 105 89 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
127 120 23 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
128 119 62 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
129 110 48 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
130 81 27 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
131 RE 116 Ben L’Oncle Soul – Ben L’Oncle Soul
132 NE 01 Sinead O’Connor – I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss
133 96 67 Texas – The Conversation
134 168 22 Christophe – Intime
135 92 118 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
136 114 11 Keith Jarrett / Charlie Haden – Last Dance
137 181 38 Radiohead – The Best Of
138 101 40 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
139 115 13 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
140 133 117 Birdy – Birdy
141 172 37 Queen – Greatest Hits II
142 131 10 Various Artists – FG Summerfloor 2014
143 124 21 Plaza Francia – A New Tango Song Book
144 97 09 Various Artists – 40 Hits Eté 2014
145 98 57 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
146 121 43 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
147 111 12 Jack White – Lazaretto
148 109 05 Various Artists – Un Eté D’Enfer 2014
149 93 02 Various Artists – Le Disque D’Or Des Années 80 – 2014
150 144 24 John Legend – Love In The Future
151 130 262 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
152 141 151 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
153 104 15 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2014
154 159 02 Guy Béart – Chansons Eternelles De France
155 113 11 Various Artists – La Chanson De L’Année
156 125 16 Charles Aznavour – 90e Anniversaire – Best Of
157 123 174 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
158 143 52 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
159 178 47 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
160 RE 12 Serge Reggiani – Les Grandes Chansons De Serge Reggiani
161 RE 07 Amandine Bourgeois – Au Masculin
162 135 23 Shakira – Shakira.
163 148 15 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
164 240 34 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
165 140 36 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
166 139 12 Niro – Miraculé
167 112 98 NTM – Suprême NTM
168 102 05 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2014
169 189 35 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan Et Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
170 161 161 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
171 128 53 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
172 171 32 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
173 147 09 Bastille – Bad Blood
174 136 154 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
175 160 68 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
176 129 89 Michael Jackson – Thriller
177 231 29 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France/Portugal
178 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Hits Des Tout-Petits
179 183 35 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
180 107 02 Various Artists – FG We Are Dancefloor
181 145 126 Nirvana – Nevermind
182 191 53 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
183 155 34 De Palmas – De Palmas
184 156 13 Tiken Jah Fakoly – Dernier Appel
185 182 75 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
186 122 08 Sébastien Patoche – Look D’Enfer
187 180 13 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
188 166 47 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
189 117 85 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
190 196 22 Disclosure – Settle
191 152 13 Irma – Faces
192 184 12 Various Artists – Collection RTL Georges Lang 3
193 137 178 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
194 153 06 Various Artists – Playlistme H1ts
195 204 13 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III
196 217 44 The Rolling Stones – GRRR!
197 NE 01 Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal – Songs Of Time Lost
198 157 170 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
199 216 20 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
200 215 29 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
201 232 25 Metronomy – Love Letters
202 162 40 One Direction – Midnight Memories
203 146 08 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – CSNY 1974
204 200 02 Johnny Hallyday – 100% Johnny
205 176 45 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
206 212 146 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
207 210 87 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
208 229 36 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
209 207 37 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
210 165 83 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
211 205 03 Brian Setzer – Rockabilly Riot! All Original
212 158 12 Renaud – Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
213 RE 15 Cris Cab – Where I Belong
214 150 59 The Police – Greatest Hits
215 RE 16 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
216 224 22 Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – Private Investigations
217 188 213 Muse – The Resistance
218 186 09 Various Artists – Dacao Brazil Party
219 226 258 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
220 228 73 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
221 241 07 Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits
222 249 15 Pink Floyd – The Wall
223 RE 11 Joke – Ateyaba
224 195 07 Judas Priest – Redeemer Of Souls
225 174 15 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 1
226 234 15 Nikki Yanofsky – Little Secret
227 197 188 Adele – 21
228 163 13 Les Voix Basques – Berriz
229 185 04 Eluveitie – Origins
230 243 37 Ed Sheeran – +
231 237 06 Jungle – Jungle
232 RE 25 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
233 RE 18 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
234 RE 22 Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit
235 NE 01 Manigance – Volte-Face
236 223 80 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
237 222 07 Jason Mraz – Yes!
238 RE 17 Daft Punk – Musique Vol. 1 1993 – 2005
239 193 149 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
240 173 10 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Chanson Française
241 RE 05 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Rock
242 247 77 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
243 206 14 Various Artists – Autour De Serge Reggiani
244 138 85 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
245 194 82 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
246 RE 03 Johnny Hallyday – Double Best Of
247 199 21 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
248 213 05 Ahmad Jamal – Live At The Olympia – June 27, 2012
249 208 07 Various Artists – RTL 2 – 100 Tubes Années 80 – 2014
250 211 110 The Black Keys – El Camino