Week Ending 7th September 2014 / Albums Chart

French rapper Lacrim (real name : Karim Zenoud) enters at the top of the albums chart with Corleone (28,003 sales). The new LP is his third top 20 album, Faites Entrer Lacrim reached number 16 in May 2012, and Né Pour Mourir peaked at twelve in June 2013.

After two consecutive weeks at Number One, Calogero‘s Les Feux D’Artifice is down to two (21,755 sales / -19%). The album has sold 100,095 copies in its three weeks on the chart. Indila‘s Mini World stays at number three in its 28th week inside the top 10 (14,000 sales / -10%). Last week’s new entry at two, Bénabar moves down to number four with Inspiré De Faits Réels (8,800 sales / -49%). In its second week inside the ten best-sellers, the compilation NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2 slips one place at five (7,798 sales / -24%).

Maroon 5‘s new LP V is new at number six with 7,786 copies sold. It’s their third top 10 album, Songs About Jane was at the top for two weeks in February 2005, and Overexposed peaked at number five in June 2012. The latter opened with 8,055 sales. In his 53rd week in the top 10, Stromae is down one place at seven with Racine Carrée (7,500 sales / -16%). Luc Arbogast falls three at number eight with Oreflam in his second week on the chart (7,200 sales / -29%).

After just one week outside the top 10, Coldplay‘s Ghost Stories moves back up three places at nine (5,500 sales). Fréro Delavega‘s eponymous LP climbs one at number ten in its sixth week in the top 10 (5,500 sales).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After five weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Keen’V slips two places at eleven with Saltimbanque. In his second week on the chart, Ben L’Oncle Soul moves down six at number 13 with A Coup De Rêves (5,000 sales / -39%). Gira Mi Cancion falls five places at 15 for Violetta in its third week inside the top 250. Last week’s new entry at eight, David Carreira is down to number 18 with Tout Recommencer (4,100 sales / -46%).

The compilation 40 Hits Rentrée 2014 is new at 14. In his 29th week on the chart, Grégory Lemarchal moves back up four places at 20 with Cinq Ans. Jul climbs nine at number 21 with Lacrizeomic in his 12th week inside the 250 best-sellers.

#HoldUp debuts at 29 for Maude with 2,536 sales, she peaked at three in April 2013 with “Love Is What You Make Of It” in the singles chart. It’s a good week for Lilly Wood & The Prick, their “Invincible Friends” jumps from 80 to number 33 (2,300 sales). The album gets its peak position in its 78th week on the chart !

The 2 CD box of Génération Goldman is up eleven places at 43 in its third week in the top 250. Collectif Métissé‘s Destination Fiesta climbs a massive 65 places at 45 in its 12th week on the chart. The soundtrack to Guardians Of The Galaxy moves up 14 at number 46 in its third week inside the 250 best-selling LPs. As his concert in Lille was broadcasted live on French TV channel TF1 last Friday, Patrick Bruel jumps from 87 to number 49 with Lequel De Nous in his 93rd week on the chart. The album was Number One for one week in December 2012.

Have a great seven days !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 NE 01 Lacrim – Corleone
02 01 03 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
03 03 28 Indila – Mini World
04 02 02 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
05 04 02 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014 Vol. 2
06 NE 01 Maroon 5 – V
07 06 55 Stromae – Racine Carrée
08 05 02 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
09 12 16 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
10 11 07 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
11 09 06 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
12 13 13 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
13 07 02 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
14 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Hits Rentrée 2014
15 10 03 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
16 15 44 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
17 17 23 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
18 08 02 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
19 19 16 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
20 24 29 Grégory Lemarchal – Cinq Ans
21 30 12 Jul – Lacrizeomic
22 20 08 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014
23 16 05 Various Artists – NRJ Extravadance 2014 Summer Edition
24 21 22 Les Prêtres – Amen
25 23 06 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
26 27 45 Julien Doré – Løve
27 14 02 DJ Kayz – Paris – Oran – New York
28 29 68 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
29 NE 01 Maude – #HoldUp
30 25 05 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014 Vol. 2
31 18 02 Ariana Grande – My Everything
32 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits Rentrée 2014
33 80 78 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
34 31 02 Various Artists – Digster Hits & Fresh
35 37 14 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
36 39 68 Maître Gims – Subliminal
37 32 53 Tal – A L’Infini
38 36 09 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
39 44 28 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
40 22 02 Zebda – Comme Des Cherokees
41 33 52 London Grammar – If You Wait
42 28 03 Various Artists – Playlist Hits Eté 2014
43 54 03 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
44 35 14 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
45 110 12 Collectif Métissé – Destination Fiesta
46 60 03 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy
47 40 17 Michael Jackson – Xscape
48 34 12 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
49 87 93 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
50 43 75 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
51 52 70 Zaz – Recto Verso
52 26 02 Various Artists – Nova Tunes 3.0
53 47 16 Magic System – Africainement Vôtre
54 53 27 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
55 38 02 Asa – Bed Of Stone
56 42 06 Eric Clapton & Friends – The Breeze – An Appreciation Of JJ Cale
57 51 08 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
58 55 11 Various Artists – NRJ Summer Hits Only 2014
59 50 04 Various Artists – Party Fun 2014 Vol. 2
60 41 04 Various Artists – La Rentrée Des Hits 2014
61 46 11 Ed Sheeran – x
62 61 25 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
63 48 02 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
64 111 03 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
65 58 46 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
66 94 15 Guédon – Laviso – St Prix – Kaladjazz
67 63 40 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
68 231 07 Jungle – Jungle
69 82 40 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
70 62 24 Kyo – L’Equilibre
71 RE 22 Les Enfoirés – Bon Anniversaire Les Enfoirés
72 57 17 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
73 59 31 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
74 76 14 DJ Hamida – A La Bien Mix Party – L’Album 2014
75 56 50 Vincent Niclo – Luis
76 75 91 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
77 89 234 Zaz – Zaz
78 67 17 Milky Chance – Sadnecessary
79 68 11 Various Artists – Latin Lovers
80 66 04 Various Artists – 100 Hits Eté 2014
81 88 21 Jean-Louis Aubert – Aubert Chante Houellebecq – Les Parages Du Vide
82 207 88 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
83 73 02 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli Spécial Rentrée 2014
84 86 16 Céline Dion – Céline… Une Seule Fois / Live 2013
85 NE 01 Hammerfall – (r)Evolution
86 64 131 Stromae – Cheese
87 72 76 Woodkid – The Golden Age
88 70 03 Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood
89 85 65 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
90 84 51 Avicii – True
91 83 46 Katy Perry – PRISM
92 92 19 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
93 105 68 Lilly Wood & The Prick – The Fight
94 74 12 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
95 78 03 Soundtrack – Nos Etoiles Contraires
96 65 08 Various Artists – M6 Hits Eté 2014
97 NE 01 Johnny Winter – Step Back
98 91 20 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
99 108 71 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
100 99 57 Joe Dassin – Joe Dassin Eternel…
101 100 28 Skip The Use – Little Armageddon
102 95 28 Team BS – Team BS
103 77 04 Various Artists – New York Melody
104 NE 01 Blonde Redhead – Barragán
105 90 05 Various Artists – Hits Eté 2014
106 79 10 5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
107 102 17 The Black Keys – Turn Blue
108 96 49 Lorde – Pure Heroine
109 103 52 Arctic Monkeys – AM
110 104 58 Michel Berger – Pour Me Comprendre – Best Of
111 107 82 Indochine – Black City Parade
112 45 02 Opeth – Pale Communion
113 71 06 Max & Mango – Tout Va Bien
114 98 129 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
115 166 13 Niro – Miraculé
116 106 49 Agnes Obel – Aventine
117 109 57 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
118 81 136 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
119 93 40 Various Artists – We Love Disney
120 114 46 The Doors – The Very Best Of The Doors
121 117 06 Various Artists – Apérotubes Summer 2014
122 112 07 Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
123 127 24 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
124 118 42 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
125 115 68 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
126 197 02 Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal – Songs Of Time Lost
127 141 38 Queen – Greatest Hits II
128 119 07 Various Artists – 100 Starfloor Summer 2014
129 121 42 Détroit – Horizons
130 147 13 Jack White – Lazaretto
131 182 54 Zaz – Zaz/Sans Tsu Tsou
132 139 14 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
133 126 90 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
134 134 23 Christophe – Intime
135 136 12 Keith Jarrett / Charlie Haden – Last Dance
136 164 35 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
137 101 02 Ty Segall – Manipulator
138 123 34 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
139 156 17 Charles Aznavour – 90e Anniversaire – Best Of
140 128 63 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
141 130 28 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
142 120 03 Accept – Blind Rage
143 149 03 Various Artists – Le Disque D’Or Des Années 80 – 2014
144 160 13 Serge Reggiani – Les Grandes Chansons De Serge Reggiani
145 116 93 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
146 129 49 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
147 174 155 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
148 137 39 Radiohead – The Best Of
149 165 37 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
150 122 46 France Gall – Evidemment
151 135 119 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
152 162 24 Shakira – Shakira.
153 125 09 Various Artists – Fun Summer Dance 2014
154 148 06 Various Artists – Un Eté D’Enfer 2014
155 151 263 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
156 144 10 Various Artists – 40 Hits Eté 2014
157 124 48 ABBA – ABBA Gold 40th Anniversary
158 150 25 John Legend – Love In The Future
159 138 41 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
160 159 48 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
161 142 11 Various Artists – FG Summerfloor 2014
162 167 99 NTM – Suprême NTM
163 191 14 Irma – Faces
164 177 30 Tony Carreira – Nos Fiançailles, France/Portugal
165 143 22 Plaza Francia – A New Tango Song Book
166 155 12 Various Artists – La Chanson De L’Année
167 202 41 One Direction – Midnight Memories
168 215 17 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
169 179 36 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
170 152 152 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
171 183 35 De Palmas – De Palmas
172 194 07 Various Artists – Playlistme H1ts
173 173 10 Bastille – Bad Blood
174 153 16 Various Artists – NRJ Hit List 2014
175 172 33 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
176 133 68 Texas – The Conversation
177 205 46 Kaaris – Or Noir Part II
178 163 16 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
179 168 06 Various Artists – Tubes Eté 2014
180 178 02 Various Artists – Les Hits Des Tout-Petits
181 RE 17 Johnny Hallyday – Born Rocker Tour
182 209 38 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
183 180 03 Various Artists – FG We Are Dancefloor
184 146 44 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
185 175 69 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
186 201 26 Metronomy – Love Letters
187 NE 01 Yom – Le Silence De L’Exode
188 158 53 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
189 184 14 Tiken Jah Fakoly – Dernier Appel
190 145 58 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
191 NE 01 Jonas Kaufmann – 50 Great Arias
192 216 23 Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler – Private Investigations
193 223 12 Joke – Ateyaba
194 186 09 Sébastien Patoche – Look D’Enfer
195 RE 11 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
196 113 69 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
197 206 147 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
198 132 02 Sinead O’Connor – I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss
199 199 21 Miossec – Ici-Bas, Ici Même
200 190 23 Disclosure – Settle
201 196 45 The Rolling Stones – GRRR!
202 227 189 Adele – 21
203 NE 01 In Flames – Siren Charms
204 169 36 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan Et Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
205 214 60 The Police – Greatest Hits
206 185 76 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
207 192 13 Various Artists – Collection RTL Georges Lang 3
208 232 26 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
209 188 48 Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
210 NE 01 Patrick Bruel – Triple Best Of
211 195 14 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III
212 203 09 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – CSNY 1974
213 212 13 Renaud – Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
214 171 54 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
215 193 179 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
216 187 14 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
217 RE 43 HollySiz – My Name Is
218 NE 01 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
219 RE 05 Patrick Bruel – Alors Regarde
220 NE 01 Various Artists – Pacha Ibiza Summer Hits
221 200 30 La Femme – Psycho Tropical Berlin
222 RE 12 Various Artists – Virgin Radio Playlist Pop Mus2
223 RE 95 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
224 140 118 Birdy – Birdy
225 248 06 Ahmad Jamal – Live At The Olympia – June 27, 2012
226 RE 40 Nirvana – Nirvana
227 228 14 Les Voix Basques – Berriz
228 247 22 Lindsey Stirling – Lindsey Stirling
229 208 37 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
230 241 06 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Rock
231 213 16 Cris Cab – Where I Belong
232 RE 15 LIM – Violences Urbaines 4
233 157 175 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
234 198 171 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
235 218 10 Various Artists – Dacao Brazil Party
236 RE 65 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
237 240 11 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Chanson Française
238 NE 01 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
239 220 74 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
240 250 111 The Black Keys – El Camino
241 233 19 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
242 170 162 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
243 225 16 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 1
244 229 05 Eluveitie – Origins
245 RE 02 Moodoid – Le Monde Möö
246 RE 20 OneRepublic – Native
247 221 08 Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits
248 224 08 Judas Priest – Redeemer Of Souls
249 249 08 Various Artists – RTL 2 – 100 Tubes Années 80 – 2014
250 RE 101 Les Prêtres – Gloria