Week Ending 4th January 2015 / Albums Chart

It’s a brand new year but nothing changes : Kendji Girac‘s eponymous LP is still easily the best-selling album in France for the eighth non-consecutive week (25,590 sales / -63%). It has sold 564,172 copies in its 17 weeks inside the top 10. Black M moves up three places at two with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his 20th week inside the ten best-sellers (15,629 sales / -61%). It’s the LP’s second week at number two as it debuted and peaked there in April 2014.

In his 20th week in the top 10, Calogero also climbs three at number three with Les Feux D’Artifice (13,838 sales / -65%). The compilation NRJ Music Awards 2014 gets its peak position in its fifth week inside the top 10, as it is up three places at four (13,600 sales / -63%). Another compilation, NRJ Hits 2015 jumps from 55 to number five in its second week on the chart (11,200 sales).

Rock Or Bust slips three places at six for AC/DC in its fifth week inside the ten best-selling LPs (11,200 sales / -79%). Johnny Hallyday‘s Rester Vivant moves down five at number seven (10,261 sales / -83%), it has sold 435,372 copies in its seven weeks in the top 10.

Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy‘s self-titled album falls four places at eight in its sixth week inside the top 10 (9,400 sales / -81%). Paris is a non-mover at number nine for Zaz in its seventh week inside the ten best-sellers (9,400 sales / -72%). Christine And The Queens is back in the top 10, as Chaleur Humaine climbs three places at ten in its 31st week on the chart (8,500 sales / -59%).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After three weeks inside the ten best-sellers, Les Enfoirés are down four at number twelve with their best-of Les Enfoirés En Choeur De 1985 A Aujourd’hui. Patrick Bruel‘s Live 2014 falls seven places at 17 in its fourth week in the top 250.

The compilation Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes) moves up five at number eleven in its tenth week on the chart (8,400 sales). The album opened at the top in November. In his fourth week inside the top 250, Jul jumps from 21 to number 14 with Je Trouve Pas Le Sommeil (6,400 sales). Another rapper has a good week : Soprano‘s Cosmopolitanie is up four places at 20 in its 12th week on the chart.

These mid-price LPs are big climbers this week : Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories moves up 46 at number 24 in its 85th week inside the 250 best-sellers (3,500 sales), Tal climbs a massive 70 places at 26 with A L’Infini in her 69th week on the chart (3,300 sales), Subliminal is up 39 at number 30 for Maître Gims in its 85th week in the top 250 (3,100 sales), and Zaz also moves up 39 places at 38 with Recto Verso in her 87th week on the chart.

Sia‘s 1000 Forms Of Fear jumps from 37 to number 27 in its 26th week inside the top 250. In his fifth week on the chart, Christophe Willem is back up seven at number 41 with Paraît-Il. The album debuted at 17 in December. The soundtrack to the movie La Famille Bélier enters the top 50 as it climbs 50 places at 48 in its third week inside the 250 best-selling LPs (2,200 sales).

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Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 17 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
02 05 40 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
03 06 20 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
04 07 05 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards 2014
05 55 02 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2015
06 03 05 AC/DC – Rock Or Bust
07 02 07 Johnny Hallyday – Rester Vivant
08 04 06 Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy – Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy
09 09 08 Zaz – Paris
10 13 31 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
11 16 10 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
12 08 04 Les Enfoirés – Les Enfoirés En Choeur De 1985 A Aujourd’Hui
13 11 06 David Guetta – Listen
14 21 04 Jul – Je Trouve Pas Le Sommeil
15 15 45 Indila – Mini World
16 12 04 Vincent Niclo – Ce Que Je Suis
17 10 04 Patrick Bruel – Live 2014
18 19 57 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
19 14 08 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
20 24 12 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
21 23 06 Shy’m – Solitaire
22 26 72 Stromae – Racine Carrée
23 18 62 Julien Doré – Løve
24 70 85 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
25 29 06 Tal – A L’Infini/Live Tour
26 96 69 Tal – A L’Infini
27 37 26 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
28 28 39 Les Prêtres – Amen
29 34 14 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
30 69 85 Maître Gims – Subliminal
31 25 06 Bernard Lavilliers – Acoustique
32 31 24 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
33 20 09 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
34 35 10 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
35 33 07 Brigitte – A Bouche Que Veux-Tu
36 30 06 Frank Michael – Bonjour L’Amour
37 38 20 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
38 77 87 Zaz – Recto Verso
39 49 03 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2015
40 40 33 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
41 48 05 Christophe Willem – Paraît-Il
42 42 69 London Grammar – If You Wait
43 32 11 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
44 22 09 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
45 46 07 One Direction – Four
46 43 08 Maria Callas – Maria Callas : La Renaissance D’Une Voix
47 45 61 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
48 98 03 Soundtrack – La Famille Bélier
49 27 10 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
50 184 94 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
51 50 15 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
52 39 13 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
53 47 06 Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine – Stratégie De L’Inespoir
54 134 146 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
55 84 92 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
56 105 104 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
57 53 14 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
58 17 05 Garou – It’s Magic !
59 91 44 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
60 44 05 Indochine – Black City Tour
61 157 60 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
62 36 07 Roberto Alagna – Ma Vie Est Un Opéra
63 65 37 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
64 67 03 Various Artists – Skyrock
65 52 05 Nolwenn Leroy – O Tour De L’Eau
66 95 10 Taylor Swift – 1989
67 51 17 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
68 78 03 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2015
69 68 28 Ed Sheeran – x
70 66 23 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
71 121 148 Stromae – Cheese
72 57 33 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
73 114 93 Woodkid – The Golden Age
74 146 251 Zaz – Zaz
75 132 09 Various Artists – Les Années Barbelivien
76 62 09 Sidaction – Kiss & Love
77 71 63 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
78 111 82 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
79 60 06 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Ensemble
80 41 09 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
81 54 05 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies & International Friends
82 89 04 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2015
83 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits 2015
84 56 09 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
85 58 06 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs Tour
86 79 03 Various Artists – Dirty Dancing (L’Histoire Originale Sur Scène)
87 61 12 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
88 143 15 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
89 116 09 Calvin Harris – Motion
90 82 04 Hélène Ségara – Tout Commence Aujourd’Hui
91 169 280 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
92 106 19 Ariana Grande – My Everything
93 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Prodiges
94 85 95 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
95 131 66 Agnes Obel – Aventine
96 101 25 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
97 72 10 Philippe Jaroussky – Vivaldi : Pieta/Stabat Mater (Ltd)
98 63 08 Queen – Queen Forever
99 173 110 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
100 86 06 Il Divo – A Musical Affair
101 119 06 Various Artists – Party Fun 2015
102 104 06 La Fouine – Capitale Du Crime 4
103 81 18 Maroon 5 – V
104 93 04 Various Artists – 40 Hits Noël 2014
105 80 10 Various Artists – NRJ Total Hits 2014
106 100 03 Guizmo – Dans Ma Ruche
107 128 06 Various Artists – Playlist Hits Hiver 2015
108 186 99 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
109 118 03 Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint
110 107 08 Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
111 235 92 Michael Jackson – Thriller
112 87 08 Various Artists – NRJ Party Hits 2014, Vol. 2
113 75 05 Tryo – Né Quelque Part
114 76 15 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
115 139 18 Lacrim – Corleone
116 113 03 Various Artists – 60 Hits 2015
117 64 06 Various Artists – Aznavour, Sa Jeunesse
118 74 30 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
119 59 07 Ibrahim Maalouf / Oxmo Puccino – Au Pays D’Alice
120 166 03 Various Artists – 60 Hits Dance 2015
121 203 164 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
122 240 78 Vincent Niclo – Opéra Rouge
123 108 07 Depeche Mode – Live In Berlin Soundtrack
124 97 10 Détroit – La Cigale
125 137 14 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
126 83 19 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
127 159 13 Ma2x – Ma2x
128 73 07 Maurane – Ouvre
129 99 07 David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed (The Best Of David Bowie)
130 RE 34 Birdy – Fire Within
131 94 08 Garou – Le Meilleur
132 248 103 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
133 152 22 AC/DC – Back In Black
134 RE 39 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
135 141 03 Various Artists – 40 Dance Noël 2014
136 245 83 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
137 120 57 Various Artists – We Love Disney
138 RE 72 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
139 124 12 Various Artists – Les Enfants Du Top 50
140 RE 145 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
141 RE 130 Nirvana – Nevermind
142 88 31 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
143 225 61 Arctic Monkeys – AM
144 130 04 Selena Gomez – For You
145 129 09 Various Artists – Planète Rap 2014, Vol. 3
146 221 79 Muse – The 2nd Law
147 109 13 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
148 RE 119 Birdy – Birdy
149 92 20 Génération Goldman – Coffret 2 CD
150 RE 176 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
151 90 07 Natalie Dessay – De L’Opéra A La Chanson
152 135 172 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
153 RE 60 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
154 190 67 Avicii – True
155 RE 49 ABBA – 18 Hits
156 RE 21 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
157 RE 150 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
158 223 21 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
159 176 63 AC/DC – Live
160 RE 57 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
161 103 15 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
162 197 03 5 Seconds Of Summer – LIVESOS
163 RE 97 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
164 187 15 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
165 170 09 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu 2014, Vol. 2
166 191 05 Various Artists – Tous Les N°1 Années 80
167 145 08 Various Artists – Virgin Radio 2015
168 117 19 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
169 140 10 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2015
170 RE 30 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
171 110 08 Salvatore Adamo – Adamo Chante Bécaud
172 133 13 Various Artists – NRJ Hit Music Only 2014 Vol. 2
173 RE 44 One Direction – Midnight Memories
174 115 06 Etienne Daho – Diskönoir
175 123 12 Cecilia Bartoli – St. Petersburg
176 127 09 André Rieu – Un Amour A Venise
177 144 09 Akhenaton – Je Suis En Vie
178 125 15 Alt-J – This Is All Yours
179 182 23 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
180 RE 121 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
181 RE 71 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
182 153 12 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
183 138 10 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
184 207 55 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
185 147 07 Various Artists – H1ts 2015
186 195 29 Jul – Lacrizeomic
187 RE 24 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
188 200 45 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
189 158 30 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
190 222 63 Katy Perry – PRISM
191 102 03 Stanko – Temps Du Tango
192 174 19 David Carreira – Tout Recommencer
193 185 35 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
194 196 11 Various Artists – Le Son Dancefloor 2015
195 246 91 Indochine – Black City Parade
196 178 49 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
197 112 20 Zaz – Coffret 2 CD
198 229 82 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
199 RE 83 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
200 160 19 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
201 RE 121 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
202 236 157 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
203 224 06 Various Artists – FG Tendances #Electro 2015
204 126 36 Renaud – Le Plein De Super !
205 RE 100 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
206 165 07 Various Artists – La Fête De La Chanson Française 2015
207 RE 31 Michael Jackson – Bad
208 RE 49 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
209 136 12 Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits
210 150 13 Pascal Obispo – Millésimes (Live 2013-14)
211 RE 86 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
212 RE 150 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
213 NE 01 Various Artists – Dance 2015
214 168 09 Nemanja Radulovic – Carnets De Voyage
215 172 41 Kyo – L’Equilibre
216 RE 112 The Black Keys – El Camino
217 RE 15 Jungle – Jungle
218 209 08 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Anthology
219 188 42 Shaka Ponk – The White Pixel Ape (Smoking Isolate To Keep In Shape)
220 RE 259 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
221 RE 16 Royal Blood – Royal Blood
222 RE 72 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
223 242 58 Détroit – Horizons
224 217 08 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2015
225 167 04 Various Artists – 40 Rap 2014
226 122 07 Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone + Live 2014
227 RE 86 Shy’m – Caméléon
228 RE 03 Cerrone – Best Of Cerrone Productions
229 RE 10 Various Artists – New York Melody
230 RE 49 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
231 181 03 D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah
232 204 15 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
233 RE 71 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
234 183 206 Adele – 21
235 177 48 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
236 212 32 OneRepublic – Native
237 171 06 Various Artists – ShadyXV
238 RE 184 Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
239 233 25 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
240 164 29 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
241 201 114 Brigitte – Et Vous, Tu M’Aimes ?
242 155 45 James Blunt – Moon Landing
243 142 11 Frédéric François – 30 Ans D’Olympia (Live 2014)
244 RE 214 Muse – The Resistance
245 RE 137 Daft Punk – Discovery
246 RE 172 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
247 RE 25 Michael Jackson – Dangerous
248 148 18 Bruno Mars – Coffret 2 CD : Unorthodox Jukebox + Doo-Wops & Hooligans
249 RE 08 U2 – U218 Singles
250 163 16 Louis Bertignac – Suis-Moi