Charts

The Eurovision Song Contest gains renewed interest in France

The TV show tied with the Voice’s finals and now numerous songs are hitting the charts. Outdated and old-fashioned, this is how the Eurovision Song Contest has been regarded by the French audience for years….


In France, people stream as much as in the UK but here the value gap is greater

Recent figures show France could have a streaming market as big as that of the UK. When it comes to streaming markets, France was in 2014, according to Ifpi, the 5th biggest in the world,…


Prince sets multiple chart records in France this week.

The late Minneapolis singer’s tracks have flooded the French singles chart in a way rarely seen. As is happening in all major record markets around the globe, France saw this week a purple tide sweeping…


At the very heart of the digital era, a physical-only single is the week’s best-seller in France

In France, single CDs have totally disappeared from the music shops’ shelves since 2014. The singles market has been, since then, consisting in downloads and streaming. But last week this rule was broken. French superstar…


Les charts français combineront bientôt ventes et écoutes en streaming

Le mois dernier, le Syndicat National de l’Edition Phonographique (Snep) a tenu sa conférence annuelle sur le marché de la musique enregistrée. Le streaming était au centre de la présentation, s’affirmant de plus en plus…


France pays tribute to David Bowie by sending Blackstar and Space Oddity to number one.

French charts published on Friday, january 15th 2016, show that David Bowie enters both major tallies, the Albums chart and the Downloads chart at number 1. This is the first time ever the late British…


Le public français rend hommage à David Bowie en le plaçant en pole position des Tops Singles et Albums

La mort de David Bowie a suscité une vague d’émotion et d’hommages internationaux. Le public français ne s’est pas dissocié de cette tendance : cette semaine, la meilleure vente d’albums et la meilleure vente de…


Adele: records en France

Le dernier album d’Adele, 25, continue de battre des records au jour le jour de par le monde. En France, il signe le deuxième meilleur démarrage de la décennie, ayant écoulé 170 000 exemplaires dès…


Streaming set to surpass all-time download record in France

This article was first published on www.musicbusinessworldwide.com As recently reported on MBW, France’s streaming market continued growing in H1 2015, with a +36% period-to-period increase in total on-demand streams. According to IFPI figures, France was…


How streaming is completely changing music habits in France

This article was first published on www.musicbusinessworldwide.com France is falling back in love with the singles chart – and it’s all thanks to streaming. Since late March, new streaming records have been set every week…