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)”

France Best Selling Albums Ever:
Update Part 4

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At last! After going through 3 parts of our comprehensive list of 2016 sales updates for all 168 million selling albums, we end up reaching the 92 albums that Continue reading “France Best Selling Albums Ever: Update Part 4”

France Album Sales: Madonna

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When you check some charts from 30 years ago, you don’t expect to see many relevant artists in 2016 on it. In May, 17, 1986, the greatest era of Madonna’s career started as Continue reading “France Album Sales: Madonna”

France best selling albums ever:
Summary 1990-1999

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INTRODUCTION

It has now been one month since we entered into the 90s, I’m happy to have now complete that heavy period. An impressive total of  Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Summary 1990-1999”

France best selling albums ever:
L’Autre by Mylène Farmer (1991)

Praises, critics, highlights, remarks, notices, myths, arguments, debates. Much Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: L’Autre by Mylène Farmer (1991)”

France best selling albums ever:
Superflu by Pascal Obispo (1996)

Often compared to Jean-Jacques Goldman because of his ability to score hits both as a singer or as a songwriter for other popular artists, Pascal Obispo struggled a lot Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Superflu by Pascal Obispo (1996)”

France best selling albums ever:
Romanza by Andrea Bocelli (1997)

Although he registered monster sales in both Italy and Germany among other countries prior 1997, in France Andrea Bocelli was still a Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Romanza by Andrea Bocelli (1997)”

France best selling albums ever:
Valses by Andre Rieu (1997)

Minor music genres are often dominated by one or two acts only. The general public buys mostly Pop / Rock / Urban albums and then go on with Bob Marley (Reggae), Miles Davis (Jazz), ABBA Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Valses by Andre Rieu (1997)”

France best selling albums ever:
Au Nom D’Une Femme by Hélène Ségara (2000)

When Hélène Ségara released her debut album in 1996, it initially failed to chart. She wasn’t exactly an unknown when her follow up album, Au Nom D’Une Femme, was issued yet. In-between, she participated actively Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Au Nom D’Une Femme by Hélène Ségara (2000)”