France best selling albums ever:
Chambre 12 by Louane (2015)

Until the early 90s, it wasn’t the norm to debut big. During the last 20 years, it became more and more frequent. Starting as incredibly well as Louane is still a feat as rare as Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Chambre 12 by Louane (2015)”

France best selling albums ever:
En Public by Jean-Jacques Goldman (1986)

Jean-Jacques Goldman was all over the place while studying the all-time best selling albums in France with 9 million sellers on his own plus 14 others on which he was involved as composer and songwriter. Checking who’s bubbling under the list, guess who’s back? It is well-known that every Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: En Public by Jean-Jacques Goldman (1986)”

France best selling albums ever:
Partir Un Jour by 2Be3 (1997)

1996 was the year of teen Pop bands. A few years earlier, the movement got started by heavily hyped boys band New Kids On The Block. During the following years the likes Take That, East 17 or Boyzone arrived too. It really was 1996 that saw the phenomenon reach its full traction still. Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, Worlds Apart, 3T flooded global charts. In France, the leading weapon  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Partir Un Jour by 2Be3 (1997)”

CSPC: The Beatles Popularity Analysis

Beatles

Do you feel this very special moment when starting to read such an article? That’s what happens when the daily subject is the Beatles. I won’t be creating a fake suspense – they are the biggest selling music act of all-time. The music Continue reading “CSPC: The Beatles Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Aaliyah Popularity Analysis

Aaliyah

Various singers have many myths floating around them. One such typical case is R&B Princess Aaliyah. Already owner of a very loyal fan base before her dramatic Continue reading “CSPC: Aaliyah Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis

Whitney Houston

UPDATE: Please note all figures have been updated as of May 4, 2017.

On February 11, 2012, big news saddened millions of people – the death of legendary diva Whitney Houston. The woman that used to be recognized for her pure voice and image faced bad times Continue reading “CSPC: Whitney Houston Popularity Analysis”

CSPC: Backstreet Boys Popularity Analysis

Me encargaron cosas de Backstreet Boys!!!!!

At one point, Backstreet Boys defined success: massive albums sales across the globe, great singles sales, plenty of chart topping releases, hugely hyped tours and tremendous  Continue reading “CSPC: Backstreet Boys Popularity Analysis”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
All-Time Ranking (2016)

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INTRODUCTION

Both steps are completed – updating all previously posted million selling albums with their 2016 sales plus adding all new albums over that mark. The only thing left is to compile everything together to build the France best Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: All-Time Ranking (2016)”

France best selling albums ever:
Mon Frère by Maxime Le Forestier (1972)

As you may know, establishing a list of all-time best selling albums is a very difficult target. I’m fairly satisfied with the results of all the work that has been done over the last 12 months to compile such a ranking for sales in France. It doesn’t mean Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Mon Frère by Maxime Le Forestier (1972)”

France best selling albums ever:
Dans Ma Bulle by Diam’s (2006)

Back in 2006, local Rap music wasn’t so strong in France. Inside the official Year End Album Chart top 25, only one such album was there. That album was Dans Ma Bulle by Diam’s, quite simply the Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Dans Ma Bulle by Diam’s (2006)”