Week Ending 9th February 2014 / Albums Chart

It has been a very close battle with the French collective FAUVE, but Stromae managed to spend a 23rd non-consecutive week at the top of the albums chart with Racine Carrée (30,772 sales / +16%). The album has now sold 1,358,801 copies in its 25 weeks in the top 250. Just 941 copies behind (29,831), FAUVE enters at number two with Vieux Frères – Partie 1. Its EP Blizzard debuted and peaked at 13 in May 2013, this week it moves up a massive 31 places at 24 in its 38th week on the chart (3,000 sales). In the singles chart, FAUVE had two top 50 hits, with “Voyou” (number 30 in October 2013), and “De Ceux” (number 43 in December 2013). “Infirmière” is the third this week, debuting at 46.

In its 16th week inside the ten best-sellers, Daft Punk‘s Random Access Memories slips one place at number three but with increasing sales (18,451 sales / +23%). Maître Gims is also down one place at four with Subliminal in his 27th week in the top 10 (16,000 sales / +23%).

The compilation NRJ 200% Hits 2014 is new at number five (12,500 sales). In its 14th week inside the top 10, Vieillir Avec Toi moves down two places at six for Florent Pagny (6,500 sales / -3%). The Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) falls two at seven in its third week inside the ten best-selling albums (5,900 sales / -11%). There is a new entry at number eight for the compilation Fun Remix Club Winter 2014 (5,700 sales).

MIKA‘s 3-CD box set (Life In Cartoon Motion, The Boy Who Knew Too Much, and The Origin Of Love) debuts at nine (5,300 sales). They all reached the top of the albums chart. It’s important to remember that MIKA is a new judge on this year’s French version of “The Voice”. In its seventh week in the top 10, Stromae‘s Cheese moves down four places at ten (5,100 sales / -4%).

Four albums drop out of the top 10 this week. The live LP Violetta En Vivo falls four at number eleven after three weeks inside the ten best-sellers. Two compilations are down nine places, NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition at 17, and NRJ Winter Hits 2014 at number 18. In its fourth week on the chart, High Hopes moves down 13 places at 23 for Bruce Springsteen (3,000 sales / -35%).

The album We Love Disney climbs four at number twelve in its tenth week inside the top 250, it debuted and peaked at two in December (4,800 sales). In his 61st week on the chart, Bruno Mars is back up three places at 15 with Unorthodox Jukebox. In his second week inside the 250 best-sellers, Cascadeur jumps from 169 to number 19 with Ghost Surfer (3,500 sales), it’s the first top 20 LP for Alexandre Longo (his real name).

French rapper Deen Burbigo gets his first top 30 album as Fin D’Après-Minuit is new at 28, Inception reached number 45 in June 2012. Flesh & Blood debuts at 29 for John Butler Trio, it’s their third top 30 LP, after Grand National (number 17 in March 2007), and April Uprising (number 27 in April 2010).

War Room Stories is Breton‘s first top 40 album as it enters at 33. Their Others People’s Problems peaked at number 151 in March 2012. In their 12th week on the chart, Casseurs Flowters jump from 76 to number 39 with Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters, the LP was number eight in November.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 25 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 FAUVE – Vieux Frères – Partie 1
03 02 38 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
04 03 38 Maître Gims – Subliminal
05 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ 200% Hits 2014
06 04 14 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
07 05 10 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
08 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Remix Club Winter 2014
09 NE 01 MIKA – 3 CD Originaux : Life In Cartoon Motion / The Boy Who Knew Too Much / The Origin Of Love
10 06 101 Stromae – Cheese
11 07 04 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
12 16 10 Various Artists – We Love Disney
13 NE 01 Within Temptation – Hydra
14 13 23 Tal – A L’Infini
15 18 61 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
16 17 19 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
17 08 10 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
18 09 04 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
19 169 02 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
20 14 40 Zaz – Recto Verso
21 24 16 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
22 11 20 Vincent Niclo – Luis
23 10 04 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
24 55 38 FAUVE – Blizzard EP
25 28 15 Julien Doré – Løve
26 12 02 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
27 19 07 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
28 NE 01 Deen Burbigo – Fin D’Après-Minuit
29 NE 01 John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood
30 20 04 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
31 21 10 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
32 22 24 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
33 NE 01 Breton – War Room Stories
34 29 16 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
35 23 09 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
36 27 46 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
37 26 11 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
38 40 33 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
39 76 12 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
40 35 41 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
41 42 11 One Direction – Midnight Memories
42 25 19 Lorde – Pure Heroine
43 38 21 Avicii – True
44 34 38 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
45 NE 01 Various Artists – 40 Tubes 2014
46 31 35 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
47 37 99 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
48 56 21 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
49 39 192 Zaz – Zaz
50 32 02 Ásgeir – In The Silence
51 41 05 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
52 47 22 London Grammar – If You Wait
53 68 12 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
54 33 02 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
55 59 12 Détroit – Horizons
56 51 16 James Blunt – Moon Landing
57 43 10 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
58 45 106 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
59 54 09 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
60 48 73 P!nk – The Truth About Love
61 44 66 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
62 50 71 Muse – The 2nd Law
63 99 13 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
64 67 28 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
65 49 14 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
66 80 146 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
67 46 12 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
68 30 14 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
69 52 93 Birdy – Birdy
70 62 14 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
71 57 16 Katy Perry – Prism
72 74 04 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
73 65 159 Adele – 21
74 NE 01 Broken Bells – After The Disco
75 96 38 Texas – The Conversation
76 75 12 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
77 61 57 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
78 66 19 Agnes Obel – Aventine
79 147 03 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
80 71 240 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
81 15 02 Oldelaf – Dimanche
82 73 98 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
83 64 04 OneRepublic – Native
84 36 02 Florent Marchet – Bambi Galaxy
85 63 27 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
86 53 56 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
87 88 52 Indochine – Black City Parade
88 83 15 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
89 82 20 Birdy – Fire Within
90 81 05 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
91 78 43 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
92 79 122 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
93 84 45 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
94 70 18 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
95 115 56 Booba – Futur 2.0
96 101 14 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
97 94 54 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
98 92 16 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
99 90 09 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
100 102 72 C2C – Tetra
101 86 02 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
102 141 22 Arctic Monkeys – AM
103 110 16 Kaaris – Or Noir
104 72 114 Daft Punk – Discovery
105 89 64 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
106 NE 01 David Crosby – Croz
107 91 63 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
108 114 63 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
109 93 35 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
110 97 68 Lou Doillon – Places
111 69 05 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
112 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Grands Tubes Love – 60 Titres
113 194 39 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
114 95 139 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
115 162 43 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
116 145 02 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
117 105 125 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
118 98 129 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
119 121 12 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
120 188 47 Woodkid – The Golden Age
121 85 08 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
122 87 03 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
123 108 46 David Bowie – The Next Day
124 NE 01 Suzanne Vega – Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles
125 122 07 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
126 104 02 Kendra Morris – Banshee
127 146 63 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
128 129 14 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
129 106 98 Nirvana – Nevermind
130 58 02 Boy George – This Is What I Do
131 149 11 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
132 155 18 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
133 182 16 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
134 158 13 De Palmas – De Palmas
135 123 66 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
136 120 13 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
137 150 83 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
138 140 12 IAM – IAM
139 137 18 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
140 116 09 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
141 171 20 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
142 128 14 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
143 118 84 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
144 119 14 James Arthur – James Arthur
145 151 18 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
146 111 154 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
147 133 16 Yodelice – Square Eyes
148 200 79 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
149 132 193 Muse – The Resistance
150 126 33 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
151 117 88 The Black Keys – El Camino
152 143 21 Placebo – Loud Like Love
153 154 105 One Direction – Up All Night
154 135 65 One Direction – Take Me Home
155 112 54 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
156 185 238 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
157 RE 195 Manu Chao – Clandestino
158 125 43 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
159 136 09 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
160 134 46 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
161 NE 01 Pat Metheny Unity Group – Kin (<–>)
162 138 15 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
163 130 52 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
164 166 176 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
165 124 122 Rihanna – Loud
166 113 104 Daft Punk – Homework
167 109 05 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
168 170 04 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
169 144 07 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
170 165 73 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
171 234 77 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
172 173 86 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
173 RE 46 Lilly Wood And The Prick – The Fight
174 131 141 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
175 204 14 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
176 152 79 Shy’m – Caméléon
177 174 165 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
178 196 123 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
179 227 18 Juliette – Nour
180 156 42 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
181 168 54 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
182 223 11 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
183 NE 01 Har Mar Superstar – Bye Bye 17
184 180 08 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
185 164 03 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
186 161 02 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
187 199 69 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
188 195 05 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
189 176 63 M – Îl
190 183 18 Ayo – Ticket To The World
191 177 06 Various Artists – Hits 2014
192 163 83 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
193 142 04 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
194 153 06 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
195 159 21 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
196 220 53 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
197 179 23 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
198 191 23 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
199 172 02 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Chansons D’Amour 2014
200 189 02 Bertrand Chamayou – Schubert Project
201 230 12 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
202 210 12 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
203 160 15 Mélanie De Biasio – No Deal
204 205 09 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
205 186 57 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
206 201 55 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
207 RE 12 Moriarty – Fugitives
208 NE 01 Lisa Stansfield – Seven
209 181 69 Michael Jackson – Thriller
210 203 68 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
211 184 05 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
212 192 16 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
213 RE 13 Hayce Lemsi – Électron Libre
214 235 18 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
215 209 56 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
216 202 11 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
217 157 02 Various Artists – Electro Fever 2014
218 206 11 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
219 107 02 Malia / Boris Blank – Convergence
220 244 120 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
221 219 03 Warpaint – Warpaint
222 NE 01 Shani Diluka – Road 66
223 216 48 Tryo – Ladilafé
224 148 29 Olympe – Olympe
225 190 02 Rivière Noire – Rivière Noire
226 178 35 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
227 224 102 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
228 RE 03 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
229 RE 03 Pierre Bachelet – Les Corons
230 215 149 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
231 RE 05 Nemanja Radulović – Paganini Fantasy
232 231 36 IAM – Arts Martiens
233 229 08 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
234 228 163 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
235 217 97 Metronomy – The English Riviera
236 60 05 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
237 241 10 Scorpions – Acoustica
238 193 12 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
239 197 15 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
240 221 86 Céline Dion – D’Eux
241 208 171 Muse – Absolution
242 RE 14 HollySiz – My Name Is
243 RE 123 Shakira – Sale El Sol
244 RE 19 Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
245 RE 180 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
246 243 70 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
247 238 12 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
248 212 100 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
249 211 45 Neil Young – Harvest
250 218 93 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart

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Week Ending 2nd February 2014 / Albums Chart

Amazing. Adele‘s 21 has finally been beaten by Stromae‘s Racine Carrée, as the latter spends a 22nd non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart in its 24th week inside the top 10 (26,581 sales / -5%). The LP has now sold 1,328,029 copies. So after Adele‘s 21, what’s next for Stromae ? Andrea Bocelli‘s Romanza spent 24 non-consecutive weeks at Number One from February to August 1997.

As they won five trophies at the Grammy Awards last week, Daft Punk jump from 21 to number two with Random Access Memories to spend a 15th week inside the ten best-sellers (15,002 sales). The album got the best-week sales of 2013 as it opened with 195,013 copies sold in May, it was at the top for three consecutive weeks.

In his 26th week in the top 10, Maître Gims slips one place at three with Subliminal (13,000 sales / +8%). It’s also down one at number four for Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi in its 13th week inside the ten best-selling albums (6,700 sales / -36%). The Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) moves up two places at five in its second week inside the top 10 (6,600 sales / +18%). The last soundtrack to reach the top five was Michael Jackson‘s This Is It which was at number three in March 2010, it was at the top of the French albums chart for three weeks in November 2009.

In its 100th (!) week on the chart, Stromae‘s Cheese finally reaches its peak position, as it climbs two at number six (5,300 sales) ! The live album Violetta En Vivo is down three places at seven in its third week inside the top 10.

The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition moves back up two at number eight in its ninth week inside the ten best-sellers (4,700 sales / -2%). Another compilation, NRJ Winter Hits 2014 falls three places at nine in its third week in the top 10. Bruce Springsteen‘s High Hopes is down five at number ten in its third week inside the top 10 (4,600 sales / -23%).

One album drops out of the top 10 this week. Vincent Niclo slips two places at eleven with Luis in his 19th week on the chart, the album debuted and peaked at number three in October.

Trauma is not Coeur De Pirate‘s third top 10 album (so far), as it enters at twelve (4,445 sales). In this LP, Béatrice Martin (her real name) sings classics like “Ain’t No Sunshine”, or Amy Winehouse‘s “You Know I’m No Good”. Her eponymous album reached number two in March 2010, and Blonde peaked at five in November 2011.

Oldelaf gets his first top 20 album with Dimanche which is new at 15 (3,582 sales). Le Monde Est Beau was at number 108 in October 2011. In its ninth week on the chart, the album We Love Disney is back up four places at 16.

Another Grammy effect : Lorde gets her highest-charting position as Pure Heroine jumps from 54 to number 25 in its 18th week inside the top 250 (2,200 sales). The Heist is up 22 places at 53 for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in its 55th week on the chart (1,400 sales), the album was number 19 in March and July.

Cats On Trees‘ eponymous LP moves up 16 places at 29 in its 15th week on the chart. In his 13th week inside the 250 best-sellers, Eddy Mitchell climbs a massive 41 places at number 30 with Héros, the album debuted and peaked at five in November.

Ásgeir gets his first charting LP as In The Silence enters at 32. Bambi Galaxy is Florent Marchet‘s second top 40 album, it debuts at number 36. Courchevel peaked at 35 in October 2010. Boy George is new at number 58 with This Is What I Do.

Have a great week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 24 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 21 37 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
03 02 37 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 03 13 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
05 07 09 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
06 08 100 Stromae – Cheese
07 04 03 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
08 10 09 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
09 06 03 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
10 05 03 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
11 09 19 Vincent Niclo – Luis
12 NE 01 Coeur De Pirate – Trauma
13 11 22 Tal – A L’Infini
14 12 39 Zaz – Recto Verso
15 NE 01 Oldelaf – Dimanche
16 20 09 Various Artists – We Love Disney
17 15 18 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
18 18 60 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
19 14 06 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
20 13 03 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
21 17 09 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
22 22 23 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
23 25 08 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
24 19 15 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
25 54 18 Lorde – Pure Heroine
26 16 10 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
27 29 45 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
28 27 14 Julien Doré – Løve
29 45 15 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
30 71 13 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
31 30 34 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
32 NE 01 Ásgeir – In The Silence
33 NE 01 Various Artists – Hits Winter 2014
34 26 37 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
35 23 40 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
36 NE 01 Florent Marchet – Bambi Galaxy
37 31 98 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
38 32 20 Avicii – True
39 35 191 Zaz – Zaz
40 28 32 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
41 33 04 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
42 42 10 One Direction – Midnight Memories
43 36 09 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
44 43 65 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
45 44 105 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
46 39 11 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
47 51 21 London Grammar – If You Wait
48 47 72 P!nk – The Truth About Love
49 41 13 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
50 49 70 Muse – The 2nd Law
51 40 15 James Blunt – Moon Landing
52 46 92 Birdy – Birdy
53 75 55 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
54 57 08 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
55 66 37 Fauve – Blizzard EP
56 34 20 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
57 59 15 Katy Perry – Prism
58 NE 01 Boy George – This Is What I Do
59 53 11 Détroit – Horizons
60 85 04 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
61 60 56 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
62 55 13 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
63 24 26 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
64 52 03 OneRepublic – Native
65 64 158 Adele – 21
66 61 18 Agnes Obel – Aventine
67 62 27 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
68 69 11 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
69 50 04 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
70 58 17 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
71 76 239 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
72 218 113 Daft Punk – Discovery
73 65 97 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
74 56 03 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
75 74 11 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
76 82 11 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
77 NE 01 Transatlantic – Kaleidoscope
78 83 42 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
79 68 121 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
80 77 145 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
81 67 04 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
82 72 19 Birdy – Fire Within
83 73 14 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
84 107 44 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
85 78 07 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
86 NE 01 Richard Clayderman – Romantique
87 37 02 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
88 80 51 Indochine – Black City Parade
89 91 63 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
90 98 08 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
91 81 62 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
92 129 15 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
93 102 34 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
94 92 53 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
95 84 138 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
96 100 37 Texas – The Conversation
97 101 67 Lou Doillon – Places
98 90 128 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
99 99 12 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
100 NE 01 As Animals – As Animals
101 97 13 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
102 113 71 C2C – Tetra
103 NE 01 Tord Gustavsen Quartet – Extended Circle
104 NE 01 Kendra Morris – Banshee
105 108 124 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
106 118 97 Nirvana – Nevermind
107 NE 01 Malia / Boris Blank – Convergence
108 110 45 David Bowie – The Next Day
109 70 04 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
110 112 15 Kaaris – Or Noir
111 114 153 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
112 87 53 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
113 RE 103 Daft Punk – Homework
114 88 62 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
115 105 55 Booba – Futur 2.0
116 86 08 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
117 138 87 The Black Keys – El Camino
118 104 83 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
119 139 13 James Arthur – James Arthur
120 121 12 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
121 123 11 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
122 89 06 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
123 126 65 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
124 128 121 Rihanna – Loud
125 94 42 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
126 125 32 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
127 RE 10 Daft Punk – Musique Vol. 1 (1993-2005)
128 115 13 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
129 111 13 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
130 149 51 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
131 103 140 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
132 127 192 Muse – The Resistance
133 142 15 Yodelice – Square Eyes
134 96 45 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
135 117 64 One Direction – Take Me Home
136 93 08 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
137 187 17 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
138 116 14 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
139 144 66 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
140 150 11 IAM – IAM
141 160 21 Arctic Monkeys – AM
142 146 03 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
143 134 20 Placebo – Loud Like Love
144 131 06 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
145 NE 01 Dionysos – Jack Et La Mécanique Du Coeur
146 167 62 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
147 130 02 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
148 178 28 Olympe – Olympe
149 135 10 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
150 132 82 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
151 166 17 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
152 148 78 Shy’m – Caméléon
153 137 05 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
154 141 104 One Direction – Up All Night
155 159 17 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
156 169 41 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
157 NE 01 Various Artists – Electro Fever 2014
158 120 12 De Palmas – De Palmas
159 165 20 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
160 RE 14 Mélanie De Biasio – No Deal
161 NE 01 Various Artists – Nuits De Folie Années 80
162 143 42 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
163 136 82 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
164 63 02 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
165 156 72 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
166 122 175 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
167 79 05 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
168 152 53 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
169 NE 01 Cascadeur – Ghost Surfer
170 119 03 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
171 151 19 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
172 NE 01 Various Artists – Les Plus Belles Chansons D’Amour 2014
173 147 85 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
174 190 164 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
175 NE 01 Le Prince Miiaou – Where Is The Queen ?
176 174 62 M – Îl
177 164 05 Various Artists – Hits 2014
178 175 34 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
179 124 22 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
180 162 07 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
181 140 68 Michael Jackson – Thriller
182 153 15 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
183 211 17 Ayo – Ticket To The World
184 145 04 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
185 170 237 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
186 205 56 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
187 208 08 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
188 182 46 Woodkid – The Golden Age
189 NE 01 Bertrand Chamayou – Schubert Project
190 NE 01 Rivière Noire – Rivière Noire
191 157 22 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
192 193 15 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
193 177 11 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
194 183 38 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
195 154 04 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
196 176 122 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
197 184 14 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
198 206 104 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
199 133 68 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
200 186 78 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
201 173 54 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
202 220 10 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
203 185 67 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
204 207 13 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
205 248 08 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
206 155 10 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
207 232 24 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
208 221 170 Muse – Absolution
209 171 55 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
210 168 11 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
211 198 44 Neil Young – Harvest
212 181 99 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
213 RE 03 Jacques Brel – Quinze Ans D’Amour
214 RE 44 Daft Punk – Human After All
215 214 148 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
216 201 47 Tryo – Ladilafé
217 RE 96 Metronomy – The English Riviera
218 199 92 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
219 95 02 Warpaint – Warpaint
220 191 52 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
221 188 85 Céline Dion – D’Eux
222 200 65 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
223 194 10 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
224 212 101 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
225 195 03 Sade – The Best Of Sade
226 189 71 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
227 RE 17 Juliette – Nour
228 235 162 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
229 180 07 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
230 179 11 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
231 240 35 IAM – Arts Martiens
232 217 29 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
233 197 11 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
234 RE 76 Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
235 158 17 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
236 234 39 Zazie – Cyclo
237 204 12 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
238 223 11 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
239 109 02 Owlle – France
240 NE 01 Robin Mckelle & The Flytones – Heart Of Memphis
241 RE 09 Scorpions – Acoustica
242 RE 55 Muse – Showbiz
243 236 69 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
244 RE 119 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
245 196 15 AC/DC – Back In Black
246 RE 14 Paul McCartney – New
247 161 03 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
248 RE 54 Melody Gardot – The Absence
249 219 28 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
250 216 56 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe

Week Ending 26th January 2014 / Albums Chart

Stromae spends another week at the top of the French albums chart with Racine Carrée (27,971 sales / -16%), but it’s not an ordinary one as the LP has just equalled the 21-week reign of Adele‘s 21 ! 21 spent its first week at Number One in June 2011, and its last in March 2012, whereas Racine Carrée is in its 23rd week on the chart only ! In its second week, the album was beaten by Génération Goldman Volume 2, and it was number four behind Florent Pagny‘s Vieillir Avec Toi, Eminem‘s The Marshall Mathers LP 2, and Céline Dion‘s Loved Me Back To Life during the week ending 10th November 2013. Racine Carrée has sold 1,301,448 copies so far.

Maître GimsSubliminal is back up one place to spend a sixth week at two in its 25th week inside the top 10 (12,000 sales / -6%). Florent Pagny also climbs one at number three with Vieillir Avec Toi in his 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (10,500 sales / +56%), it’s his first LP to spend that many weeks in the top 10 since the album Abracadabra which was there for 15 weeks from April to August 2006.

The live LP Violetta En Vivo climbs five places at four in its second week on the chart (6,000 sales / +18%). Bruce Springsteen is down three at number five with High Hopes in his second week inside the top 10 (6,000 sales / -72%). The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2014 slips one place at six in its second week inside the ten best-sellers.

In its eighth week on the chart, the Frozen soundtrack (La Reine Des Neiges) moves up a massive 13 places at seven (5,600 sales / +75%). There is no change at number eight for Stromae‘s Cheese in its fifth week in the top 10, so the album has spent more weeks there in 2014 (three) than in 2010 when it was released (two) !

Vincent Niclo moves back up eight places at nine with Luis to spend a sixth week inside the ten best-sellers (5,000 sales). The compilation NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition falls four at number ten in its eighth week in the top 10 (4,800 sales / -25%).

Two albums drop out of the top 10 this week. A L’Infini is down four places at eleven for Tal in its 21st week inside the top 250, the LP was number three in September 2013. The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 also falls four at number 14 in its fifth week on the chart.

Bernard Lavilliers jumps from 35 to number 16 with Baron Samedi in his ninth week inside the 250 best-sellers (3,400 sales), the album debuted and peaked at five in December. In his eighth week on the chart, Pascal Obispo is back up five places at 17 with Le Grand Amour, it reached number three in December.

Grammy Awards’ big winners Daft Punk climb eight at number 21 with Random Access Memories in their 36th week in the top 250. It’s a good week for former Number Ones, as Emmanuel Moire moves up nine places at 23 with Le Chemin in his 39th week on the chart (2,400 sales), and Luc Arbogast‘s Odysseus jumps from 59 to number 24 in its 25th week inside the top 250 (2,300 sales).

Mogwai get their first top 40 album, as Rave Tapes is new at 37. They reached the top 50 with Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will, peaking at number 46 in February 2011. We’re New Here enters at 38 for Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx, it’s their first top 40 LP. Alpha Wann debuts at number 48 with Alph Lauren, he is a member of the French rap group 1995. They got two top 10 albums, La Suite (number eight in March 2012), and Paris Sud Minute (number four in January 2013). Native re-enters at 52 for OneRepublic, it’s their highest charting LP, Waking Up reached number 58 in May 2010.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 23 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 03 36 Maître Gims – Subliminal
03 04 12 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
04 09 02 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
05 02 02 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
06 05 02 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
07 20 08 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
08 08 99 Stromae – Cheese
09 17 18 Vincent Niclo – Luis
10 06 08 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
11 07 21 Tal – A L’Infini
12 14 38 Zaz – Recto Verso
13 13 02 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
14 10 05 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
15 18 17 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
16 35 09 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
17 22 08 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
18 16 59 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
19 12 14 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
20 15 08 Various Artists – We Love Disney
21 29 36 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
22 19 22 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
23 32 39 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
24 59 25 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
25 21 07 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
26 23 36 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
27 24 13 Julien Doré – Løve
28 43 31 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
29 27 44 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
30 25 33 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
31 33 97 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
32 39 19 Avicii – True
33 30 03 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
34 28 19 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
35 41 190 Zaz – Zaz
36 36 08 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
37 NE 01 Mogwai – Rave Tapes
38 NE 01 Gil Scott-Heron / Jamie xx – We’re New Here
39 37 10 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
40 38 14 James Blunt – Moon Landing
41 31 12 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
42 34 09 One Direction – Midnight Memories
43 48 64 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
44 47 104 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
45 51 14 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
46 45 91 Birdy – Birdy
47 54 71 P!nk – The Truth About Love
48 NE 01 Alpha Wann – Alph Lauren
49 46 69 Muse – The 2nd Law
50 26 03 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
51 49 20 London Grammar – If You Wait
52 RE 02 OneRepublic – Native
53 42 10 Détroit – Horizons
54 50 17 Lorde – Pure Heroine
55 44 12 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
56 11 02 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
57 40 07 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
58 52 16 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
59 55 14 Katy Perry – Prism
60 58 55 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
61 53 17 Agnes Obel – Aventine
62 61 26 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
63 NE 01 Shtar Academy – Shtar Academy
64 64 157 Adele – 21
65 62 96 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
66 71 36 Fauve – Blizzard EP
67 63 03 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
68 66 120 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
69 57 10 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
70 68 03 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
71 75 12 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
72 60 18 Birdy – Fire Within
73 74 13 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
74 70 10 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
75 69 54 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
76 95 238 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
77 73 144 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
78 72 06 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
79 212 04 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
80 79 50 Indochine – Black City Parade
81 93 61 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
82 65 10 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
83 111 41 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
84 87 137 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
85 81 03 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
86 67 07 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
87 92 52 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
88 76 61 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
89 80 05 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
90 82 127 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
91 84 62 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
92 105 52 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
93 56 07 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
94 134 41 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
95 NE 01 Warpaint – Warpaint
96 89 44 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
97 98 12 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
98 83 07 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
99 90 11 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
100 77 36 Texas – The Conversation
101 97 66 Lou Doillon – Places
102 108 33 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
103 124 139 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
104 126 82 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
105 85 54 Booba – Futur 2.0
106 NE 01 Willis Earl Beal – Nobody Knows
107 115 43 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
108 94 123 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
109 NE 01 Owlle – France
110 110 44 David Bowie – The Next Day
111 86 12 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
112 101 14 Kaaris – Or Noir
113 107 70 C2C – Tetra
114 114 152 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
115 141 12 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
116 120 13 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
117 106 63 One Direction – Take Me Home
118 112 96 Nirvana – Nevermind
119 116 02 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
120 121 11 De Palmas – De Palmas
121 125 11 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
122 96 174 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
123 130 10 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
124 235 21 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
125 127 31 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
126 156 64 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
127 117 191 Muse – The Resistance
128 144 120 Rihanna – Loud
129 158 14 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
130 NE 01 Ennio Morricone – L’Essentiel
131 102 05 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
132 147 81 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
133 152 67 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
134 140 19 Placebo – Loud Like Love
135 109 09 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
136 151 81 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
137 91 04 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
138 119 86 The Black Keys – El Camino
139 139 12 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 132 67 Michael Jackson – Thriller
141 100 103 One Direction – Up All Night
142 142 14 Yodelice – Square Eyes
143 128 41 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
144 138 65 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
145 78 03 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
146 88 02 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
147 162 84 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
148 131 77 Shy’m – Caméléon
149 113 50 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
150 136 10 IAM – IAM
151 145 18 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
152 159 52 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
153 133 14 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
154 99 03 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
155 180 09 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
156 129 71 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
157 185 21 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
158 103 16 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
159 146 16 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
160 137 20 Arctic Monkeys – AM
161 104 02 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
162 123 06 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
163 NE 01 Cat Power – Moon Pix
164 204 04 Various Artists – Hits 2014
165 150 19 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
166 135 16 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
167 143 61 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
168 244 10 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
169 183 40 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
170 178 236 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
171 166 54 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
172 RE 11 Various Artists – Rendez-Vous En Terre Inconnue
173 187 53 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
174 165 61 M – Îl
175 153 33 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
176 189 121 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
177 161 10 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
178 219 27 Olympe – Olympe
179 234 10 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
180 155 06 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
181 174 98 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
182 230 45 Woodkid – The Golden Age
183 149 37 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
184 218 13 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
185 RE 66 Amy Winehouse – Lioness : Hidden Treasures
186 188 77 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
187 182 16 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
188 163 84 Céline Dion – D’Eux
189 197 70 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
190 RE 163 Coeur De Pirate – Coeur De Pirate
191 199 51 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
192 118 02 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
193 193 14 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
194 186 09 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
195 203 02 Sade – The Best Of Sade
196 160 14 AC/DC – Back In Black
197 195 10 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
198 184 43 Neil Young – Harvest
199 207 91 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
200 RE 64 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
201 175 46 Tryo – Ladilafé
202 RE 02 Pierre Bachelet – Les Corons
203 RE 02 Fredericks/Goldman/Jones – Fredericks/Goldman/Jones
204 201 11 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
205 190 55 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
206 157 103 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
207 179 12 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
208 225 07 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
209 181 48 ABBA – 18 Hits
210 198 10 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
211 171 16 Ayo – Ticket To The World
212 173 100 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
213 164 03 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
214 176 147 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
215 217 157 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
216 214 55 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
217 148 28 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
218 239 112 Daft Punk – Discovery
219 200 27 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
220 205 09 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
221 168 169 Muse – Absolution
222 RE 45 Florent Pagny – Baryton, Gracias A La Vida
223 172 10 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
224 240 142 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
225 167 20 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
226 237 179 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
227 191 10 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
228 RE 27 ABBA – Gold – Greatest Hits
229 213 41 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
230 215 05 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2014
231 211 13 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
232 RE 23 Valerie June – Pushin’ Against A Stone
233 NE 01 Giedré – Mon Premier Album Avec D’Autres Instruments Que Juste La Guitare
234 220 38 Zazie – Cyclo
235 177 161 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
236 RE 68 BB Brunes – Long Courrier
237 RE 121 Katy Perry – Teenage Dream : The Complete Confection
238 170 10 Luz Casal – Alma
239 209 10 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
240 227 34 IAM – Arts Martiens
241 206 113 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
242 154 06 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
243 242 149 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
244 RE 80 Thomas Dutronc – Silence On Tourne, On Tourne En Rond
245 238 122 Shakira – Sale El Sol
246 RE 24 Otis Redding – Best Of – The Dock Of The Bay
247 221 52 Emmanuel Moire – L’Equilibre
248 228 07 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
249 RE 03 Nirvana – MTV Unplugged In New York
250 202 09 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014

Week Ending 19th January 2014 / Albums Chart

The great story goes on… It’s a 20th non-consecutive week at the top of the French albums chart for Stromae who stays at Number One with Racine Carrée in his 22nd week inside the top 10 (33,129 sales / -12%), the album has sold 1,273,477 copies so far.

High Hopes is this week’s highest new entry at number two for Bruce Springsteen with 21,102 copies sold. Incredible : The Boss has never reached the top of the French albums chart ! Born In The U.S.A. (in July 1985) and Working On A Dream (in January 2009) also peaked at number two. His last LP Wrecking Ball was number three in March 2012, opening with 22,510 sales.

In his 24th week inside the ten best-sellers, Maître Gims slips one place at three with Subliminal (12,700 sales / -6%). Vieillir Avec Toi is up two at number four for Florent Pagny in its 11th week in the top 10 (6,741 sales / -6%). The compilation NRJ Winter Hits 2014 debuts at five with 6,600 copies sold. Another one, NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition falls three places at number six in its seventh week inside the top 10 (6,400 sales / -31%).

Tal‘s A L’Infini moves down three places at seven in its 12th week inside the ten best-sellers (6,000 sales / -20%). Stromae stays at number eight with his debut LP Cheese in his fourth week in the top 10 (5,200 sales / -9%).

The live album Violetta En Vivo is new at nine (5,100 sales), L’Album De La Saison 1 reached number 15 in July 2013 (it moves back up 78 places at 43 this week), and Hoy Somos Más peaked at 14 in October 2013 (it climbs eleven places at 18). “Violetta” is an Argentinian TV series. The compilation NRJ Hits 2014 is down three places at ten in its third week inside the top 10.

Three albums drop out of the top 10 this week. After twelve consecutive weeks inside the ten best-sellers, the album Forever Gentlemen moves down seven at number twelve (4,542 sales / -39%). The album We Love Disney also falls seven places at 15 in its seventh week on the chart (3,900 sales / -32%), it peaked at two in December. Luis is down seven at number 17 for Vincent Niclo in its 17th week inside the top 250, the LP reached number three in October.

The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2 enters at eleven for The Shin Sekaï (4,600 sales), the Volume 1 was number 35 in February 2013. The compilation Fun Dance 2014 opens at number 13. The La Reine Des Neiges soundtrack (Frozen) climbs seven places at 20 in its seventh week on the chart (3,200 sales / +14%).

In its 18th week in the top 250, Les Roses De Mon Silence is up 37 places at 28 for Grégoire, the album debuted and peaked at number two in September. As you can find the LP at mid-price, Sans Attendre climbs a massive 53 places at number 48 for Céline Dion in its 63rd week on the chart.

Have a very good week !

Top 250 positions / Sources : SNEP, GfK Music

01 01 22 Stromae – Racine Carrée
02 NE 01 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
03 02 35 Maître Gims – Subliminal
04 06 11 Florent Pagny – Vieillir Avec Toi
05 NE 01 Various Artists – NRJ Winter Hits 2014
06 03 07 Various Artists – NRJ Music Awards – 15th Edition
07 04 20 Tal – A L’Infini
08 08 98 Stromae – Cheese
09 NE 01 Various Artists – Violetta En Vivo
10 07 04 Various Artists – NRJ Hits 2014
11 NE 01 The Shin Sekaï – The Shin Sekaï, Volume 2
12 05 13 Various Artists – Forever Gentlemen
13 NE 01 Various Artists – Fun Dance 2014
14 11 37 Zaz – Recto Verso
15 09 07 Various Artists – We Love Disney
16 12 58 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
17 10 17 Vincent Niclo – Luis
18 29 16 Various Artists – Violetta – Hoy Somos Más
19 17 21 Various Artists – Génération Goldman Vol. 2
20 27 07 Soundtrack – La Reine Des Neiges
21 13 06 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
22 14 07 Pascal Obispo – Le Grand Amour
23 19 35 Les Stentors – Une Histoire De France
24 23 12 Julien Doré – Løve
25 18 32 Christophe Maé – Je Veux Du Bonheur
26 21 02 Yoann Freget – Quelques Heures Avec Moi
27 15 43 Various Artists – Robin Des Bois
28 65 18 Grégoire – Les Roses De Mon Silence
29 22 35 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
30 16 02 La Rue Kétanou – Allons Voir
31 20 11 Céline Dion – Loved Me Back To Life
32 28 38 Emmanuel Moire – Le Chemin
33 24 96 Tal – Le Droit De Rêver
34 25 08 One Direction – Midnight Memories
35 31 08 Bernard Lavilliers – Baron Samedi
36 26 07 Muse – Live At Rome Olympic Stadium
37 38 09 Garou – Au Milieu De Ma Vie
38 41 13 James Blunt – Moon Landing
39 42 18 Avicii – True
40 30 06 Mylène Farmer – Timeless 2013
41 33 189 Zaz – Zaz
42 36 09 Détroit – Horizons
43 121 30 Various Artists – Violetta – L’Album De La Saison 1
44 32 11 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
45 39 90 Birdy – Birdy
46 35 68 Muse – The 2nd Law
47 37 103 Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
48 101 63 Céline Dion – Sans Attendre
49 40 19 London Grammar – If You Wait
50 34 16 Lorde – Pure Heroine
51 58 13 Cats On Trees – Cats On Trees
52 59 15 Hélène Ségara – Et Si Tu N’Existais Pas
53 43 16 Agnes Obel – Aventine
54 107 70 P!nk – The Truth About Love
55 45 13 Katy Perry – Prism
56 103 06 Serge Lama – La Balade Du Poète/50 Ans D’Encre & De Projecteurs
57 53 09 Etienne Daho – Les Chansons De L’Innocence Retrouvée
58 46 54 Rodriguez – Searching For Sugar Man
59 112 24 Luc Arbogast – Odysseus
60 49 17 Birdy – Fire Within
61 55 25 Keen’V – Ange Ou Démon
62 51 95 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée
63 44 02 Various Artists – 40 Hits 2014
64 83 156 Adele – 21
65 50 09 Casseurs Flowters – Orelsan & Gringe Sont Les Casseurs Flowters
66 60 119 Agnes Obel – Philharmonics
67 52 06 Jean-Jacques Debout – Les Chansons Des Guingettes
68 131 02 Daniel Barenboim & Wiener Philharmoniker – New Year’s Concert 2014 / Neujahrskonzert 2014
69 71 53 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
70 54 09 Vitaa – Ici Et Maintenant
71 66 35 Fauve – Blizzard EP
72 47 05 Various Artists – M6 Hits 2014
73 61 143 Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
74 70 12 Grand Corps Malade – Funambule
75 67 11 Eddy Mitchell – Héros
76 63 60 Patrick Bruel – Lequel De Nous
77 102 35 Texas – The Conversation
78 179 02 Soundtrack – Yves Saint Laurent
79 190 49 Indochine – Black City Parade
80 57 04 Various Artists – Fun Dancefloor Winter 2014
81 213 02 Various Artists – Le Meilleur Du Jazz Relaxant
82 79 126 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Chansons Pour Les Pieds
83 56 06 Various Artists – Skyrock 2014 Volume 1
84 74 61 Various Artists – Génération Goldman
85 68 53 Booba – Futur 2.0
86 72 11 Frank Michael – Encore Quelques Mots D’Amour
87 75 136 Selah Sue – Selah Sue
88 NE 01 Various Artists – Un Hiver D’Enfer 2014
89 93 43 Vigon Bamy Jay – Les Soul Men
90 76 10 Various Artists – Le Soldat Rose 2
91 62 03 Various Artists – Les Hits De Gulli 2014
92 RE 51 MIKA – The Origin Of Love
93 64 60 Nolwenn Leroy – O Filles De L’Eau
94 86 122 Jean-Jacques Goldman – Singulier 81/89
95 82 237 Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
96 140 173 Grégoire – Toi + Moi
97 73 65 Lou Doillon – Places
98 69 11 Sexion D’Assaut – Best Of
99 230 02 Gérard Lenorman – La Ballade Des Gens Heureux
100 87 102 One Direction – Up All Night
101 81 13 Kaaris – Or Noir
102 80 04 Various Artists – 100 Le Son Dancefloor
103 187 15 Roberto Alagna – Robertissimo
104 NE 01 Various Artists – H1ts Hiver 2014
105 77 51 Asaf Avidan – Different Pulses
106 85 62 One Direction – Take Me Home
107 95 69 C2C – Tetra
108 114 32 Joyce Jonathan – Caractère
109 78 08 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love Live
110 RE 43 David Bowie – The Next Day
111 RE 40 Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
112 88 95 Nirvana – Nevermind
113 120 49 Earth, Wind & Fire – Greatest Hits
114 98 151 Nolwenn Leroy – Bretonne
115 129 42 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
116 NE 01 Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want
117 100 190 Muse – The Resistance
118 NE 01 Various Artists – Latina Fever 2014
119 116 85 The Black Keys – El Camino
120 89 12 Arcade Fire – Reflektor
121 97 10 De Palmas – De Palmas
122 NE 01 James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
123 96 05 Various Artists – 100 Hits 2014
124 RE 138 MIKA – Life In Cartoon Motion
125 105 10 Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
126 92 81 M. Pokora – A La Poursuite Du Bonheur
127 110 30 Diana Krall – Glad Rag Doll
128 108 40 Various Artists – Thérèse / Vivre D’Amour
129 84 70 Vincent Niclo & Les Choeurs De L’Armée Rouge – Opéra Rouge
130 111 09 Shaka Ponk – Geeks On Stage
131 94 76 Shy’m – Caméléon
132 113 66 Michael Jackson – Thriller
133 109 13 Natalie Dessay / Michel Legrand – Entre Elle Et Lui
134 104 40 Alex Hepburn – Together Alone
135 91 15 Miley Cyrus – Bangerz
136 106 09 IAM – IAM
137 118 19 Arctic Monkeys – AM
138 90 64 Michael Jackson – Number Ones
139 122 11 James Arthur – James Arthur
140 141 18 Placebo – Loud Like Love
141 172 11 Luciano Pavarotti – Pavarotti Les 50 Triomphes
142 182 13 Yodelice – Square Eyes
143 148 60 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos – The Reckoning
144 117 119 Rihanna – Loud
145 119 17 Rohff – P.D.R.G. (Pouvoir – Danger – Respect & Game)
146 144 15 Aldebert – Enfantillages 2
147 233 80 Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
148 138 27 Sébastien Patoche – J’Emmerde Les Bobos
149 142 36 Vanessa Paradis – Love Songs
150 132 18 Lynda Lemay – Feutres Et Pastels
151 178 80 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Classique, Mais Ça J’Aime Bien !
152 143 66 Maroon 5 – Overexposed
153 127 32 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
154 169 05 Sexion D’Assaut – La Collection 2013
155 115 05 Various Artists – Funlist 2014
156 123 63 Keen’V – La Vie Est Belle
157 125 102 Laurent Voulzy – Lys & Love
158 134 13 Frédéric François – Amor Latino
159 158 51 Chico & The Gypsies – Chico & The Gypsies… & Friends
160 166 13 AC/DC – Back In Black
161 146 09 Robbie Williams – Swings Both Ways
162 136 83 Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
163 130 83 Céline Dion – D’Eux
164 48 02 Kid Ink – My Own Lane
165 139 60 M – Îl
166 198 53 Jenifer – L’Amour & Moi
167 215 19 Johnny Hallyday – Live At Montreux 1988
168 192 168 Muse – Absolution
169 128 31 Kery James – Dernier MC
170 135 09 Luz Casal – Alma
171 177 15 Ayo – Ticket To The World
172 133 09 Corneille – Entre Nord Et Sud
173 199 99 Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
174 156 97 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
175 150 45 Tryo – Ladilafé
176 181 146 Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
177 184 160 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Ecole Des Points Vitaux
178 195 235 Louise Attaque – Louise Attaque
179 163 11 Ibrahim Maalouf – Illusions
180 154 08 Pierre Perret – L’Age de Pierre
181 151 47 ABBA – 18 Hits
182 227 15 Gaëtan Roussel – Orpailleur
183 147 39 Maxime Le Forestier – Le Cadeau
184 186 42 Neil Young – Harvest
185 152 20 Patrick Bruel – Des Souvenirs… Ensemble (Live)
186 149 08 Yves Jamait – Amor Fati
187 164 52 Garou – Rhythm And Blues
188 159 76 Skip The Use – Can Be Late
189 214 120 Shaka Ponk – The Geeks And The Jerkin’ Socks
190 145 54 Mylène Farmer – Monkey Me
191 165 09 Various Artists – Talents France Bleu, Vol. 2
192 170 16 Juliette – Nour
193 237 13 Nina Simone – The Very Best Of Nina Simone
194 NE 01 Dominique Dalcan – Hirundo
195 167 09 Vincent Delerm – Les Amants Parallèles
196 216 95 Metronomy – The English Riviera
197 188 69 P!nk – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
198 RE 09 Jason Derulo – Tattoos
199 160 50 La Fouine – Drôle De Parcours
200 229 26 Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
201 204 10 The Rolling Stones – Sweet Summer Sun / Hyde Park Live
202 175 08 Various Artists – Playlist Hits 2014
203 NE 01 Sade – The Best Of Sade
204 180 03 Various Artists – Hits 2014
205 201 08 Michel Sardou – Les Grands Moments Live
206 189 112 Christophe Maé – On Trace La Route
207 203 90 Imany – The Shape Of A Broken Heart
208 137 07 Britney Spears – Britney Jean
209 171 09 Ellie Goulding – Halcyon Days
210 155 06 Various Artists – Urban Peace 3
211 176 12 Various Artists – W9 Hits 2014
212 183 03 London Symphony Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra Highlights
213 RE 40 Joe Dassin – Eternel…
214 168 54 Marc Lavoine – Je Descends Du Singe
215 223 04 Various Artists – 100 Tubes 2014
216 209 12 Hayce Lemsi – Electron Libre
217 153 156 Christophe Maé – Comme A La Maison
218 219 12 Patrick Sébastien – L’Indispensable Pour Faire La Fête – Best Of
219 197 26 Olympe – Olympe
220 208 37 Zazie – Cyclo
221 236 51 Emmanuel Moire – L’Equilibre
222 210 09 M – Îl(s)
223 226 116 P!nk – Funhouse
224 193 44 Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire
225 RE 06 Daniel Balavoine – Balavoine
226 211 33 will.i.am – #willpower
227 173 33 IAM – Arts Martiens
228 RE 06 Scorpions – MTV Unplugged
229 221 54 Muse – Showbiz
230 234 44 Woodkid – The Golden Age
231 241 66 Muse – Origin Of Symmetry
232 196 48 Sexion D’Assaut – L’Apogée A Bercy
233 174 09 AC/DC – Highway To Hell
234 RE 09 Nirvana – In Utero – 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe
235 205 20 Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit
236 162 02 Various Artists – Master Hits
237 RE 178 Melody Gardot – My One And Only Thrill
238 239 121 Shakira – Sale El Sol
239 217 111 Daft Punk – Discovery
240 191 141 Christophe Maé – Mon Paradis
241 224 13 Melanie De Biasio – No Deal
242 207 148 Shy’m – Prendre L’Air
243 RE 06 Various Artists – Je N’Aime Pas Le Jazz Mais Ça J’Aime Bien
244 225 09 Laura Pausini – 20 – The Greatest Hits
245 RE 04 Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A.
246 240 118 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
247 RE 53 Melody Gardot – The Absence
248 RE 117 Charlie Winston – Hobo
249 244 13 Paul McCartney – New
250 RE 145 Gossip – Music For Men