Tuesday, April 18, 2017

French Sweep: April 18, 2017...

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

1. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (1)
2. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi f/Daddy Yankee (5)
3. "Sign Of The Times" - Harry Styles (DEBUT)
4. "Million Eyes" - Loïc Nottet (2)
5. "I Feel It Coming" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (3)
6. "Roule" - Soprano (6)
7. "Human" - Rag N' Bone Man (4)
8. "You Don't Know Me" - Jax Jones featuring RAYE (7)
9. "Chained To The Rhythm" - Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley (RE-ENTRY)
10. "Be Mine" - Ofenbach (9)

The fourth member of One Direction to have a solo hit is probably the most well-known of them all, Harry Styles, who arrives on the chart at #3 with "Sign Of The Times"...


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Further down the chart, French pop singer Matthieu Chedid , aka -M-, leaps into the top-40 at #22 with "Bal De Bamako" featuring Malian musicians Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté along with Fatoumata Diawara and Oxmo Puccino. In 2011, -M- went to #9 with "Le Seine" with Vanessa Paradis...



Moroccan rapper and singer Lartiste, who called Paris his home now, jumps 13 spots in the chart at #23 with "Chocolat" featuring singer Awa Imani.  It's his first top-40 hit as a lead artist...


Pop-reggae artist Keen'V from Rouen is back at #31 with "Elle A". In 2011 he peaked at #3 with "J'aimerais trop"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, the collaborative album from the aforementioned -M- and the Diabatés, Lamomali, take over at #1...


British hard rock veterans Deep Purple float in at #10 with Infinite...




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