France Album Sales: Eminem

Eminem by Bruno Grenge

If you wonder who’s the biggest selling act worldwide that emerged in the last 20 years, the answer is Eminem. During the peak of the music industry in 1999-2002, the American rapper was Continue reading “France Album Sales: Eminem”

France Album Sales: Rihanna

Rihanna Drawing

One decade ago on May 2006, Rihanna was riding at #1 in the US for the very first time thanks to SOS hit which came out only one year after her debut hit Pon De Replay. During those 11 years, the Barbadian artist accumulated an unreal number of hits in various countries including 14 US #1s and 8 UK #1s. France is often a much harder  Continue reading “France Album Sales: Rihanna”

France Album Sales: Shakira

Shaki

In 1991, some 25 years ago, Colombian-born from Lebanese roots Shakira released locally her debut album Magia. Ten years later, 15 years ago, she issued her worldwide breakthrough record with Whenever, Wherever. Then, just 10 Continue reading “France Album Sales: Shakira”

France Album Sales: Coldplay

coldplay

How do we classify Coldplay? They are too young to put them among the Classic Rock Bands group with the likes The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Queen or Led Zeppelin. They are too old to feature with among the young generation a la Continue reading “France Album Sales: Coldplay”

France best selling albums ever:
Le Grand Bleu Soundtrack by Éric Serra (1988)

Sorry for the pun, but with Eric Serra composed Le Grand Bleu Soundtrack we get into troubled waters. After well over 100 albums studied, this is the very first one Continue reading “France best selling albums ever: Le Grand Bleu Soundtrack by Éric Serra (1988)”