Week Ending 25th January 2015 / Albums Chart

Kendji Girac‘s self-titled LP still rules the French albums chart for an 11th non-consecutive week (13,308 sales / -19%). It has now sold 611,310 copies in its 20 weeks on the chart. The Wanderings Of The Avener is new at number two for The Avener (10,422 sales). Tristan Casara (his real name) has still a top 10 hit on the singles chart this week with “Fade Out Lines”, the song peaked at three in November.

In his 23rd week inside the top 10, Calogero is up one place at three with Les Feux D’Artifice (8,100 sales / -12%). Chaleur Humaine gets its peak position in its 34th week on the chart, as it climbs two at number four for Christine And The Queens (7,500 sales / +15%).

Marilyn Manson gets its fifth top 10 LP in France, as The Pale Emperor debuts at five (6,700 sales). The Golden Age Of Grotesque was number two in May 2003 (behind Florent Pagny‘s Ailleurs Land). Black M slips one place at six with Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde in his 23rd week inside the ten best-sellers (6,500 sales / -21%).

It’s a good week for Benjamin Clementine, his At Least For Now enters the top 10 as it moves up four at number seven in its second week on the chart (6,500 sales / +34%). Asaf Avidan‘s Gold Shadow falls five places at eight in its second week in the top 10 (5,800 sales / -50%). Amaury Vassili is down two at number nine with Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant in his fourth week inside the top 10 (4,400 sales / -21%). Zaz climbs four places at ten with Paris in her 11th week inside the 250 best-sellers (4,400 sales / +5%).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After seven consecutive weeks inside the top 10, AC/DC‘s Rock Or Bust slips three at number twelve. The compilation NRJ Hits 2015 is down nine places at 17 in its fifth week on the chart. Last week’s new entry at two, Lino‘s Requiem moves down to number 20 (3,000 sales / -75%). The fall is even bigger for Archive, as Restriction goes from ten to number 37 in its second week in the top 250 (1,800 sales / -65%).

The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2015 is a new entry at eleven. Demi-Portion gets his first top 20 LP as Dragon Rash opens at number 16. Artisan Du Bic peaked at 88 in October 2011, and Les Histoires reached number 136 in December 2013. As the album has been released physically, Hozier‘s eponymous LP re-enters at 18 (3,200 sales).

In his 31st week on the chart, Ed Sheeran jumps from 56 to number 19 with x (3,100 sales). It’s only the album’s third week inside the top 20, it debuted at five in June. Björk‘s Vulnicura is new at number 33 (2,100 sales). She had two Number One LPs, with Vespertine (for one week in September 2001) and Medulla (for two weeks in September 2004). Super Discount 3 enters at 40 for Etienne De Crécy. It’s his first top 40 album, Tempovision was number 57 in October 2000.

Mademoiselle K opens at 46 with Hungry Dirty Baby. She got two top 20 LPs, with Jamais La Paix (number 12 in May 2008) and Jouer Dehors (number 20 in January 2011). Belle & Sebastian are new at 49 with Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance. The new LP is only their second top 50 album in France, The Boy With The Arab Strap reached number 39 in September 1998.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 20 Kendji Girac – Kendji Girac
02 NE 01 The Avener – The Wanderings Of The Avener
03 04 23 Calogero – Les Feux D’Artifice
04 06 34 Christine And The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
05 NE 01 Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor
06 05 43 Black M – Les Yeux Plus Gros Que Le Monde
07 11 02 Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
08 03 02 Asaf Avidan – Gold Shadow
09 07 13 Amaury Vassili – Amaury Vassili Chante Mike Brant
10 14 11 Zaz – Paris
11 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2015
12 09 08 AC/DC – Rock Or Bust
13 13 07 Jul – Je Trouve Pas Le Sommeil
14 12 08 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards 2014
15 15 09 Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy – Alain Souchon & Laurent Voulzy
16 NE 01 Demi-Portion – Dragon Rash
17 08 05 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2015
18 RE 02 Hozier – Hozier
19 56 31 Ed Sheeran – x
20 02 02 Lino – Requiem
21 21 48 Indila – Mini World
22 22 15 Soprano – Cosmopolitanie
23 20 60 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
24 16 10 Johnny Hallyday – Rester Vivant
25 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2015
26 27 06 Soundtrack – La Famille Bélier
27 23 09 David Guetta – Listen
28 26 29 Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear
29 24 13 Various Artists – Top 50 – 30 Ans (100 Tubes)
30 18 02 Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
31 19 02 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2015
32 17 07 Vincent Niclo – Ce Que Je Suis
33 NE 01 Björk – Vulnicura
34 34 27 Fréro Delavega – Fréro Delavega
35 35 90 Zaz – Recto Verso
36 33 88 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
37 10 02 Archive – Restriction
38 31 75 Stromae – Racine Carrée
39 28 11 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
40 NE 01 Etienne De Crécy – Super Discount 3
41 25 07 Les Enfoirés – Les Enfoirés En Choeur De 1985 A Aujourd’Hui
42 40 107 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
43 37 72 Tal – A L’Infini
44 29 08 Christophe Willem – Paraît-Il
45 39 65 Julien Doré – Løve
46 NE 01 Mademoiselle K – Hungry Dirty Baby
47 38 88 Maître Gims – Subliminal
48 43 10 Brigitte – A Bouche Que Veux-Tu
49 NE 01 Belle & Sebastian – Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance
50 52 72 London Grammar – If You Wait
51 32 07 Patrick Bruel – Live 2014
52 41 23 Various Artists – Violetta – Gira Mi Cancion
53 36 09 Shy’m – Solitaire
54 47 95 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
55 NE 01 Hanni El Khatib – Moonlight
56 48 97 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
57 45 17 Les Stentors – Rendez-Vous Au Cinéma
58 46 09 Bernard Lavilliers – Acoustique
59 44 64 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
60 64 151 Stromae – Cheese
61 50 42 Les Prêtres – Amen
62 59 63 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
63 58 09 Frank Michael – Bonjour L’Amour
64 55 36 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
65 89 21 Maroon 5 – V
66 71 28 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
67 53 09 Tal – A L’Infini/Live Tour
68 62 16 U2 – Songs Of Innocence
69 51 09 Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine – Stratégie De L’Inespoir
70 119 38 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments – Best Of
71 65 254 Zaz – Zaz
72 54 12 Various Artists – We Love Disney 2
73 73 17 Elsa Esnoult – Pour Toi
74 68 149 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
75 66 11 Maria Callas – Maria Callas : La Renaissance D’Une Voix
76 72 96 Woodkid – The Golden Age
77 69 18 Lenny Kravitz – Strut
78 74 13 Taylor Swift – 1989
79 77 12 Julien Clerc – Partout La Musique Vient
80 70 85 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
81 86 283 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
82 88 69 Agnes Obel – Aventine
83 63 06 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2015
84 49 02 Various Artists – Hits Hiver 2015
85 79 10 One Direction – FOUR
86 67 13 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud 2
87 NE 01 Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$
88 42 02 Corson – The Rainbow
89 84 20 George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
90 76 21 Lacrim – Corleone
91 30 02 Meghan Trainor – Title
92 81 06 Various Artists – Skyrock
93 61 15 Dany Brillant – Le Dernier Romantique
94 80 03 Zubin Mehta & Wiener Philharmoniker – Neujahrskonzert / New Year’s Concert 2015
95 82 36 Isabelle Boulay – Merci Serge Reggiani
96 108 133 Nirvana – Nevermind
97 57 08 Indochine – Black City Tour
98 78 14 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen Vol. 2
99 94 148 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
100 90 113 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
101 85 26 Keen’V – Saltimbanque
102 112 37 Birdy – Fire Within
103 97 82 Muse – The 2nd Law
104 83 09 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Ensemble
105 124 52 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
106 91 12 Shaka Ponk – The Black Pixel Ape (Drinking Cigarettes To Take A Break)
107 95 167 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
108 92 06 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2015
109 NE 01 Fall Out Boy – American Beauty / American Psycho
110 117 25 AC/DC – Back In Black
111 87 22 Ariana Grande – My Everything
112 103 07 Hélène Ségara – Tout Commence Aujourd’Hui
113 109 98 Lilly Wood & The Prick – Invincible Friends
114 120 64 Arctic Monkeys – AM
115 114 03 Yseult – Yseult
116 130 122 Birdy – Birdy
117 144 52 ABBA – 18 Hits
118 106 12 Various Artists – Les Vieilles Canailles
119 104 95 Michael Jackson – Thriller
120 75 08 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies & International Friends
121 126 179 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
122 93 08 Tryo – Né Quelque Part
123 NE 01 Marduk – Frontschwein
124 101 15 Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits
125 NE 01 Stand High Patrol – A Matter Of Scale
126 110 75 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
127 107 12 Calvin Harris – Motion
128 118 07 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2015
129 125 81 Vincent Niclo – Opéra Rouge
130 132 17 The Dø – Shake Shook Shaken
131 111 102 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
132 113 04 Various Artists – Chanson Française
133 116 09 La Fouine – Capitale Du Crime 4
134 133 10 Ibrahim Maalouf / Oxmo Puccino – Au Pays D’Alice
135 138 73 Texas – The Conversation
136 136 106 David Guetta – Nothing But The Beat
137 139 04 Various Artists – Hits 2015
138 105 66 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
139 143 11 Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
140 217 90 Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way
141 140 86 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
142 102 08 Nolwenn Leroy – O Tour De L’Eau
143 157 58 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
144 206 07 Vianney – Idées Blanches
145 137 13 Mike Brant – L’Inoubliable
146 127 22 Luc Arbogast – Oreflam
147 135 18 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
148 122 66 AC/DC – Live
149 NE 01 Various Artists – 50 Classical Masterworks
150 165 175 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
151 98 06 Guizmo – Dans Ma Ruche
152 NE 01 Jean Rondeau – Bach : Imagine
153 153 18 Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems
154 145 70 Avicii – True
155 131 153 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
156 100 40 Patrick Sébastien – Ça Va Etre Ta Fête !
157 151 100 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
158 129 11 Queen – Queen Forever
159 99 12 Various Artists – Les Années Barbelivien
160 179 06 Various Artists – Dirty Dancing (L’Histoire Originale Sur Scène)
161 173 22 Bénabar – Inspiré De Faits Réels
162 156 34 Yannick Noah – Combats Ordinaires
163 166 115 The Black Keys – El Camino
164 123 12 Sidaction – Kiss & Love
165 161 69 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
166 170 22 Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Coup De Rêves
167 RE 142 Rihanna – Loud
168 115 18 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy : Awesome Mix Vol. 1
169 128 27 IAM – L’Ecole Du Micro D’Argent 2013
170 150 42 Whitney Houston – The Ultimate Collection
171 171 51 Fauve – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
172 152 10 David Bowie – Nothing Has Changed (The Best Of David Bowie)
173 221 74 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
174 NE 01 Angra – Secret Garden
175 RE 144 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
176 185 08 Garou – It’s Magic !
177 193 59 Neil Young – Harvest
178 142 09 Various Artists – Party Fun 2015
179 172 60 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
180 96 03 Annie Cordy – Ma Vie En Musique (Best Of 50 Titres)
181 160 60 Various Artists – We Love Disney
182 215 61 Détroit – Horizons
183 175 175 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
184 NE 01 Paradis – Couleurs Primaires
185 199 86 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
186 141 33 Various Artists – Disney : Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons
187 239 05 Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
188 RE 164 Thomas Dutronc – Comme Un Manouche Sans Guitare
189 174 217 Muse – The Resistance
190 146 33 Various Artists – La Bande A Renaud
191 134 06 Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint
192 210 15 Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
193 197 28 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
194 214 39 Ed Sheeran – +
195 223 34 OneRepublic – Native
196 167 13 Philippe Jaroussky – Vivaldi : Pieta/Stabat Mater (Ltd)
197 RE 03 Renaud – Intégrale Renaud
198 NE 01 Louane – Avenir
199 202 09 Eagles – Hotel California
200 149 05 D’Angelo And The Vanguard – Black Messiah
201 RE 05 Véronique Sanson – Les Moments Importants
202 180 160 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
203 177 09 Il Divo – A Musical Affair
204 181 94 Indochine – Black City Parade
205 154 09 Various Artists – Aznavour, Sa Jeunesse
206 176 18 Lindsey Stirling – Shatter Me
207 249 66 Katy Perry – PRISM
208 191 124 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
209 NE 01 Various Artists – En Mode Ragga Reggaeton
210 182 89 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
211 147 10 Roberto Alagna – Ma Vie Est Un Opéra
212 155 47 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
213 RE 05 Lang Lang – The Mozart Album
214 189 24 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
215 148 09 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs Tour
216 168 48 Jul – Dans Ma Paranoïa
217 NE 01 The Waterboys – Modern Blues
218 NE 01 Hardwell – United We Are
219 209 32 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
220 198 11 Garou – Le Meilleur
221 RE 32 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
222 204 13 Détroit – La Cigale
223 121 42 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
224 187 85 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
225 211 140 Daft Punk – Discovery
226 162 24 Pierre Perret – L’Age De Pierre
227 186 74 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
228 183 10 Depeche Mode – Live In Berlin Soundtrack
229 158 16 Ma2x – Ma2x
230 246 03 Jacques Brel – Ne Me Quitte Pas
231 RE 68 Kavinsky – Outrun
232 169 53 HollySiz – My Name Is
233 247 11 Nemanja Radulovic – Carnets De Voyage
234 164 02 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2015
235 184 262 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
236 235 33 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
237 159 16 Mireille Mathieu – Une Vie D’Amour
238 201 32 Jul – Lacrizeomic
239 228 61 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
240 195 85 Jean-Jacques Goldman – En Passant
241 212 52 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
242 RE 29 Otis Redding – Best Of – The Dock Of The Bay
243 RE 28 Christophe – Intime
244 RE 21 Jeanne Cherhal – Histoire De J.
245 208 187 Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
246 192 63 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
247 225 151 Alain Bashung – Bleu Pétrole
248 RE 34 Patrick Fiori – Choisir
249 RE 08 Robin Schulz – Prayer
250 RE 03 Various Artists – Dance 2015

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