Tuesday, May 09, 2017

French Sweep: May 9, 2017...


Here's the top ten hits in France this week, according to their official singles chart, as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee spend a second week at #1...

1. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (1)
2. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (2)
3. "Chocalat" - Lartiste featuring Awa Imani (4)
4. "Hors De Control" - Rohff (DEBUT)
5. "I Feel It Coming" - The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk (3)
6. "Je Joue De La Musique" - Calogero (DEBUT)
7. "Chained To The Rhythm" - Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley (6)
8. "It Ain't Me" - Kygo & Selena Gomez (9)
9. "Skin" - Rag N' Bone Man (DEBUT)
10. "You Don't Know Me" - Jax Jones featuring RAYE (8)

Madagascan-born rapper ROHFF, from the Parisian suburbs, claims the top debut of the week at #4 with his new single "Hors De Control" ("Out of Control"). It's his second top-10 hit; he went all the way to #1 back in 2002 with "Qui est l'exemple?"....


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French pop singer Calogero, from the Grenbole suburb of Échirolles, rockets on to the chart at #6 with "Je Joue De La Musique" ("I Play Music"). Sadly, there's no YouTube clip available yet...

British blues-rock singer/rapper Rag N' Bone Man drops out of the top ten this week with his former #1 "Human", and he replaces it at #9 with "Skin"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in France, British animated alt-rock act Gorillaz stomp in at #1 with Humanz. It's their second #1 set in this country - they did it with Demon Days in 2005...


Damso, a rapper from the Congo who resides in Belgium, arrives at #2 with his second studio album Ipséité ("Selfhood")..(no video exists from the set yet)...

American rapper Kendrick Lamar drop into the chart at #9 with DAMN....


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