Tuesday, February 21, 2017

French Sweep: February 21, 2017...

Here's the top ten hits in France this week, according to their official singles chart, as Ed Sheeran spends a sixth week at #1...

1. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (1)
2. "Je M'en Vais" - Vianney (4)
3. "Human" - Rag N' Bone Man (3)
4. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" - Zayn & Taylor Swift (RE-ENTRY)
5. "I Feel It Coming" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (5)
6. "Rockabye" - Clean Bandit featuring Anne-Marie & Sean Paul (6)
7. "Makeba" - Jain (DEBUT)
8. "Chained To The Rhythm" - Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley (DEBUT)
9. "Be Mine" - Offenbach (8)
10. "Helium" - Sia (DEBUT)

Pop singer Jain, from the city of Toulouse in the southwestern part of the country, finally reaches the top ten after over a year on the chart with her second single "Makeba". Her first, "Come", went to #1 here, and now is getting airplay in the U.S....


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In contrast, Katy Perry climbs into the top ten in her first week at #8 with "Chained To The Rhythm" featuring Skip Marley (Bob Marley's grandson). It becomes her 10th top ten single in this country...


"Chained..." was co-written by Australian singer/songwriter Sia, who enters at #10 with her contribution to the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack, "Helium". The Zayn/Taylor swift movie track "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" also bounces back into the top ten at #4...


Parisian electronica artist Broken Back returns to the top-40 at #39 with "Broken Birds". It originally went to #39 in July of last year...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in this country, Vianney holds on top with his self-titled debut album...

In the runner-up position in British blues-rock singer Rag 'N' Bone man with his stunning debut full-length album Human...


The soundtrack to the Fifty Shades Darker album whips in at #6...




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