It has been 5 years since ChartMasters.org is online. It started with a large string of articles about the best selling albums of all-time in France, articles which served to created the comprehensive top sellers list.
Several years later, we are back on it to update all numbers and add albums which crossed the magical 1 million threshold.
If the media love to create controversies around everything – and nothing -, Michel Sardou offered them a gold mine for their furious debates. No matter how doubtful his lyrics were, the fact is his new 1976 album La Vieille was View More
Until the early 90s, it wasn’t the norm to debut big. During the last 20 years it has become more and more frequent. Starting as incredibly well as Louane did is still a feat as rare as it is View More
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 View More
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 View More
Let’s go back to our first love! During the first quarter of 2016, we went on to define the best selling albums of all-time in France. As many as 168 artist albums entered that countdown covering all million selling LPs. In order to be View More
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 View More
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