France Album Sales: M. Pokora

M.Pokora press photo

Back in 2003. It has now been two years since reality TV stormed into French Medias environment. Apart from the pure voyeurism shows, a branch of music-axed programs also quickly appeared led by TF1 gigantic show Star Academy and M6 channel famous Popstars. As successful as they may have been at some point, most singers revealed by those shows are now relics from the past. Most but not M. Pokora who’s now  Continue reading “France Album Sales: M. Pokora”

France Album Sales: Jean-Jacques Goldman

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This week some 15 years ago, French Album Chart saw an album debut in a big way at #1, Chansons Pour Les Pieds by Jean-Jacques Goldman. Far from a surprise, this result was logical as since the artist breakthrough in the 80s everything he released was a surefire #1 record, including his live albums. The surprise comes from Continue reading “France Album Sales: Jean-Jacques Goldman”

France Album Sales: Mylène Farmer

Mylène Farmer mai 2015!

Almost exactly 30 years ago way back in November 1986, a new artist was enjoying her first big hit by reaching the Top 10 Singles Chart. What seems to be a random Continue reading “France Album Sales: Mylène Farmer”

France Album Sales: The Beatles

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When looking for all-time best sellers of each market, The Beatles is always an act to seriously consider. Worldwide, they are Continue reading “France Album Sales: The Beatles”

France Album Sales: Michael Jackson

Saying Michael Jackson sold bucket loads everywhere will surprise nobody. Along with the Beatles he is quite likely the only such act with no weak market even in relative terms. Despite Continue reading “France Album Sales: Michael Jackson”

France Album Sales: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is special. Her debut album was a monster success. Her last pop record was a huge flop. After Continue reading “France Album Sales: Lady Gaga”

France Album Sales: Mariah Carey

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Celine Dion, Madonna and Whitney Houston all got the France Album Sales treatment during the last few months. Among the historical Divas big five only Mariah Carey and Barbra Streisand are Continue reading “France Album Sales: Mariah Carey”

France Album Sales: U2

U2,The Edge,Bono,Larry Mullen Jr,Adam Clayton

Among all classic rock bands, U2 has a pretty unique position for several reasons. Unlike most other bands that welcomed various members during their career, their Continue reading “France Album Sales: U2”

France Album Sales: Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars - Forbes

Obviously, the most albums an artist released, the most interesting it gets to study his discography. Bruno Mars is up to two albums only but his success has been so Continue reading “France Album Sales: Bruno Mars”

France Album Sales: Britney Spears

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While recent years have been difficult for American singer Britney Spears, she is still the biggest selling artist under 40, as believe it or not she is still only 34. Some younger acts are chasing her strongly – Hello Adele – but sales Britney Spears achieved will remain massive nevertheless. If her comeback is Continue reading “France Album Sales: Britney Spears”