Tuesday, June 20, 2017

French Sweep: June 20, 2017...


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

1. "La Vie Est Belle" - Indochine (DEBUT)
2. "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee (1)
3. "2U" - David Guetta featuring Justin Bieber (DEBUT)
4. "Je Joue De La Musique" - Calogero (RE-ENTRY)
5. "Chained To The Rhythm" - Katy Perry featuring Skip Marley (3)
6. "Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran (2)
7. "Attention" - Charlie Puth (5)
8. "Chocolat" - Lartiste featuring Awa Imani (4)
9. "Bon Appetit" - Katy Perry featuring Migos (10)
10. "Something Just Like This" - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay (7)

Veteran new wave band Indochine, from Paris, return big-time in the #1 spot with their new track "La Vie Est Belle" ("Life Is Beautiful"). It's their second to reach the top in their native country; they did the trick back in 2002 with "J'ai Demandé à la Lune" ("I Asked The Moon")...


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French dancefloor legend David Guetta recruits Justin Bieber for the entry at #3, "2U"...


 Pop singer Calogero, from the southeastern city of Échirolles, re-enters the top ten at #4 with "Je Joue De La Musique" ("I Play Music")...


Further down the chart, singer Slimane, who won the fifth season of this country's version of The Voice, returns at #14 with "J'en Suis La" ("I'm Here")...


Rapper Kalash, from the French Caribbean island of Martinique, enters the top-40 at #23 with "Moments gâchés" ("Spoiled Moments") featuring Satori...


French R&B artist Black M climbs into the top 40 at #35 with "Comme Moi" ("Like Me") featuring Shakira...


British singer/songwriter Clare Maguire slips into the top-40 at #38 with "Elizabeth Taylor"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the country, singer-songwriter Gauvain Sers, from the city of Limoges in the central Nouvelle Aquitaine region of France, takes over at #1 with his debut album Pourvu ("Provided")...


British dream-pop trio London Grammar score their second top-10 album at #2 with Truth Is A Beautiful Thing...


Katy Perry takes the #3 spot with her new album Witness. All four of her studio albums have reached the top 10...




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