Tuesday, August 02, 2016

French Sweep: August 2, 2016...


Here's the top ten hits in France this week, according to their official singles sales chart, as there's a new #1 at the top...

1. "E.L.E.P.H.A.N.T." - Booba (DEBUT)
2. "Cold Water" - Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber & (DEBUT)
3. "Can't Stop The Feeling!" - Justin Timberlake (1)
4. "Don't Be So Shy" - Imany (5)
5. "Cheap Thrills" - Sia featuring Sean Paul (7)
6. "This Girl" - KUNGS vs Cookin' On 3 Burners (8)
7. "Duele El Corazon" - Enrique Iglesias featuring Wisin (10)
8. "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna (9)
9. "Encore Un Soir" - Celine Dion (2)
10. "Un Home Debout" - Claudio Capeo (DEBUT)

Parisian rapper Booba (aka Senegalese-French artist Elie Yaffa) scores his second #1 hit in his country with "E.L.E.P.H.A.N.T.". The first was another acronym, "OKLM", in 2014...


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The current #1 hit in the UK, alt-dance act Major Lazer, splashes in at #2 in France with "Cold Water" featuring Justin Bieber and MØ...


A song I previously featured on this series, "Un Homme Debout" ("A man standing") from former finalist from this country's version of The Voice Claudio Capeo, finally makes the top ten at #10...


Guinean-French R&B artist Black M returns at #24 with "Je Suis Chez Moi" ("I Am At Home")...


One notch under that at #25 is rapper Soprano with "En Feu" ("On Fire")...


Spanish Latin pop singer Alvaro Soler, from Barcelona, leaps in at #30 with "Sofia". The single has already been to #1 in Italy and Switzerland...


French Comoran rapper Alonzo, from Marseilles, re-enters the top-40 with "Binta" at #35...


and coming back at #40 is Paris pop/rock band Naive New Beaters with "Heal Tomorrow" featuring Izia. They originally peaked at #21 in February. The video for this is amazing...

 

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