France Best Selling Albums Ever

Musical Albums

01 Musical Notre-Dame De Paris (1998) : 2 830 000
02 Musical Starmania (1978) : 2 085 000
03 Musical Roméo Et Juliette, De La Haine À L’Amour (2000) : 1 495 000
04 Musical Les Dix Commandements (2000) : 1 180 000
05 Musical Notre-Dame De Paris (Intégrale) (1998) : 1 170 000

Starmania started everything. The incredible success of this musical over two decades, with impressive results by the original set as well as related new releases in mid-90s pushed its author Luc Plamondon to create a new musical, which concluded on Notre-Dame De Paris, an even bigger success.

After noticing this unbelievable smash from 1998, all majors contracted lyricists, composers and dancers to create their own musicals. Some were successful, some weren’t, but both Roméo Et Juliette and Les Dix Commandements were everywhere in 2000.

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If we talk about worldwide-sales, Celine Dion’ s “S’il Suffisait D’Aimer” album is the second best-selling french album of all time, behind “D’eux”


Waiting for France best-selling music artists of all time list.


Salut MJ.
Un classement de ce style est-il prévu concernant les ventes totales d’artistes français ou francophones ?
Ce serait intéressant d’avoir des estimations sérieuses pour contrer les aberrations que l’on lit souvent (comme les centaines de millions de Tino, Mireille, Dalida, Aznavour, Sardou, Adamo…)


No Gilbert Bécaud, no Yves Montand, no Avril Lavigne….:)