Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique

Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique

The Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique (SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry. SNEP was established in 1922, and has 48 member companies.

SNEP's responsibilities include collecting and distributing royalty payments for broadcast and performance, preventing copyright infringement of its members' works (including music piracy), and sales certification of silver, gold, platinum and diamond records and videos.

SNEP also compiles charts of France's top-selling music.

Contents

Significant milestones and achievements in the Physical Singles Chart from 1984 to 2010

Artists

Most number-one hits

Number Artist Songs
12 Mylène Farmer "Pourvu qu'elles soient douces", "Désenchantée", "XXL", "Slipping Away (Crier la vie)", "Dégénération", "Appelle mon numéro", "Si j'avais au moins...", "C'est dans l'air", "Sextonik", "Oui mais... non", "Bleu noir", "Lonely Lisa"
5 Céline Dion "Pour que tu m'aimes encore", "Je sais pas", "The Reason" , My Heart Will Go on", "Sous le vent", "Et s'il n'en restait qu'une (je serais celle-là)"
Johnny Hallyday "Tous ensemble", "Marie", "Mon Plus Beau Noël", "La Loi du silence", "Ça n'finira jamais"
Michael Youn 1 "Stach Stach", "Le Frunkp", "Fous ta cagoule", "Mauvaise foi nocturne", "Parle à ma main"
4 Elton John "Sacrifice", "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", "Something about the Way You Look Tonight" / "Candle in the Wind 1997"
Garou "Belle", "Seul", "Sous le vent", "La Rivière de notre enfance"
Shakira "Whenever, Wherever", "Hips Don't Lie", "Beautiful Liar", "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"
3 Crazy Frog "Axel F", "Popcorn", "We Are the Champions (Ding a Dang Dong)"
François Feldman "Les Valses de Vienne", "Petit Frank", "Joy"
Florent Pagny "N'importe quoi", "Savoir aimer", "Ma Liberté de penser"
Madonna "La Isla Bonita", "Don't Cry for Me Argentina", "Hung Up"
Michael Jackson "Black or White", "You Are Not Alone", "You Rock My World"
Rihanna "Don't Stop the Music", "Man Down", "We Found Love"

1 All the singles recorded under one of his pseudonyms or as member of his bands are included

Most weeks at number-one

Number of weeks Artist Details by songs 1
37 Garou 18 ("Belle") + 3 ("Sous le vent") + 11 ("Seul") + 5 ("La Rivière de notre enfance")
Michael Youn2 10 ("Stach Stach") + 7 ("Le Frunkp") + 8 ("Fous ta cagoule") + 5 ("Mauvaise foi nocturne") + 7 ("Parle à ma main")
36 Céline Dion 12 ("Pour que tu m'aimes encore") + 7 ("Je sais pas") + 13 ("The Reason" / "My Heart Will Go on") + 3 ("Sous le vent") + 1 ("Et s'il n'en restait qu'une (je serai celle-là)")
29 Mylène Farmer 9 ("Désenchantée") + 5 ("Pourvu qu'elles soient douces") + 3 ("Oui mais... non") + 1 ("XXL") + 1 ("Slipping Away (Crier la vie)") + 1 ("Dégénération") + 1 ("Appelle mon numéro") + 1 ("Si j'avais au moins...") + 1 ("C'est dans l'air") + 1 ("Sextonik") + 3 ("Oui mais...Non") + 1 ("Bleu Noir") + 1 ("Lonely Lisa")
26 Elton John 3 ("Sacrifice") + 7 ("Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me") + 10 ("Can You Feel the Love Tonight") + 6 ("Something About the Way You Look Tonight" / "Candle in the Wind 1997")
25 Crazy Frog 13 ("Axel F") + 7 ("Popcorn") + 5 ("We Are the Champions (Ding a Dang Dong)")
23 Florent Pagny 8 ("N'importe quoi") + 9 ("Savoir aimer") + 6 ("Ma Liberté de penser")
20 Jordy 15 ("Dur dur d'être bébé") + 5 ("Alison")
Lou Bega 20 ("Mambo n°5 (a Little Bit of...)")
Patrick Fiori 18 ("Belle") + 2 ("4 Mots sur un piano")

1 Songs performed as duets and trios are included
2 Songs performed within Brastisla Boys and Fatal Bazooka bands and as Alphonse Brown included

Most Top 10 hits

Artist Number
Mylène Farmer 42
Johnny Hallyday 31
Madonna 21
Michael Jackson 18

Most Top 100 entries

Artist Number
Johnny Hallyday 74
Madonna 53
Mylène Farmer 49
Michael Jackson 36

Artists who replaced themselves at number-one

Artist Song 1 Song 2 Date
Star Academy 1 "La Musique (Angelica)" "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" February 9, 2002
Crazy Frog "Axel F" "Popcorn" November 24, 2005

Songs

Most weeks at number-one

Weeks Song Artist Year
20 "Mambo nº 5 (A Little Bit of...)" Lou Bega 1999
18 "Belle" Daniel Lavoie, Patrick Fiori & Garou 1998
17 "Les Rois du monde (Roméo et Juliette)" Philippe D'Avilla, Damien Sargue & Grégori Baquet 2000
16 "7 Seconds" Youssou N'Dour & Neneh Cherry 1994
15 "Dur dur d'être bébé!" Jordy 1992
"Living on My Own" Freddie Mercury 1993
"Ces Soirées-là" Yannick 2000
"Dragostea Din Tei" O-Zone 2004
"Un Monde Parfait" Ilona Mitrecey 2005
13 "Les Démons de minuit" Images 1986
"Viens boire un p'tit coup à la maison" Licence IV 1987
"Gangsta's Paradise" Coolio (feat. L.V.) 1995
"Freed from Desire" Gala 1997
"My Heart Will Go on" Céline Dion 1998
"Axel F" Crazy Frog 2005
"Mignon Mignon" René la Taupe 2010

Most weeks at number-two

Biggest jump to number one

Position Song Artist Date
97 "Lonely Lisa" Mylène Farmer July 9, 2011
70 "Relax, Take It Easy" Mika July 7, 2007
67 "Hung Up" Madonna November 12, 2005
64 "Baila morena" Zucchero February 25, 2006
64 "Gettin' Over You" David Guetta & Chris Willis (feat. Fergie & LMFAO) June 19, 2010
60 "Zidane y va marquer" Cauet July 15, 2006
49 "The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)" Las Ketchup September 14, 2002
47 "Nolwenn Ohwo!" Nolwenn Leroy January 28, 2006
26 "Spaceman" Babylon Zoo March 9, 1996
21 "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" Madonna January 25, 1997

Biggest drop from number one

Position Song Artist Date
36 "Bleu Noir" Mylène Farmer April 31, 2011
17 "Lonely Lisa" Mylène Farmer July 16, 2011
10 "Si demain... (Turn Around)" Bonnie Tyler and Kareen Antonn April 11, 2004
7 "Living on My Own" Freddie Mercury January 29, 1994
6 "Johnny, Johnny" Jeanne Mas May 4, 1985
"Price Tag" Jessie J May 7, 2011
5 "L'Aziza" Daniel Balavoine March 29, 1986
"Maldòn (la musique dans la peau)" Zouk Machine October 6, 1990
"XXL" Mylène Farmer September 30, 1995
"One More Time" Daft Punk November 25, 2000
"Hey Oh" Tragédie December 14, 2003
"We Are the Champions (Ding a Dang Dong)" Crazy Frog July 15, 2006
"Kamaté" Ora Maté October 20, 2007
"Si j'avais au moins..." Mylène Farmer February 28, 2009
"C'est dans l'air" Mylène Farmer May 16, 2009

Most weeks in the top 10

Number of weeks Song Artist Year
31 "Belle" Patrick Fiori, Garou and Daniel Lavoie 1998
"Moi... Lolita" Alizée 2000
30 "Pour que tu m'aimes encore" Céline Dion 1995
"L'Envie d'aimer" Daniel Lévi 2000
28 "Un Monde parfait" Ilona 2005
"Tired of Being Sorry (Laisse le destin l'emporter)" Enrique Iglesias and Nâdiya 2008


Significant milestones and achievements in the Digital Singles Chart from 2005 to 2010

Artists

Most number-one hits

Number Artist Songs
7 Rihanna "SOS", "Don't Stop the Music", "Love the Way You Lie", "Only Girl (In the World), "S&M", "Man Down", "We Found Love"
3 Mylène Farmer "Slipping Away (Crier la vie)", "Dégénération", "Oui mais... non"
Shakira "Hips Don't Lie", "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", "Loca"
2 Bob Sinclar "Love Generation", "Rock This Party"
Crazy Frog "Axel F", "Popcorn"
David Guetta "Sexy Bitch", "Love Is Gone"
Fatal Bazooka "Fous Ta Cagoule", "Mauvaise Foi Nocturne"
Lady Gaga "Poker Face", "Born This Way"
Les Enfoirés "Le Temps Qui Court", "Ici Les Enfoirés"
Madonna "Hung Up", "4 Minutes"
Mika "Relax, Take It Easy", "Love Today"
The Black Eyed Peas "Boom Boom Pow", "The Time (Dirty Bit)"

Most weeks at number-one

Number of weeks Artist Details by songs
28 Rihanna 1 ("SOS") + 12 ("Don't Stop the Music") + 2 ("Love the Way You Lie") + 2 ("Only Girl (In the World)") + 1 ("S&M") + 5 ("Man Down") + 5 ("We Found Love")
22 Shakira 10 ("Waka Waka") + 8 ("Hips Don't Lie") + 4 ("Loca")
21 Madonna 16 ("Hung Up") + 5 ("4 Minutes")
15 Mika 14 ("Relax, Take It Easy") + 1 ("Love Today")
14 Yael Naïm 14 ("New Soul")
12 David Guetta 10 ("Sexy Bitch") + 2 ("Love Is Gone")
11 Fatal Bazooka 9 ("Fous Ta Cagoule") + 2 ("Mauvaise Foi Nocturne")

Songs

Most weeks at number-one

Weeks Song Artist Year
16 "Hung Up" Madonna 2005
14 "Relax, Take It Easy" Mika 2007
"New Soul" Yael Naïm 2008
12 "Don't Stop the Music" Rihanna 2007
10 "Crazy" Gnarls Barkley 2006
"American Boy" Estelle (feat. Kanye West) 2008
"Ça m'énerve" Helmut Fritz 2009
"Sexy Bitch" David Guetta (feat. Akon) 2009
"Waka Waka" Shakira 2010
9 "Fous Ta Cagoule" Fatal Bazooka 2006
8 "You're Beautiful" James Blunt 2005
"Hips Don't Lie" Shakira (feat. Wyclef Jean) 2006
"Double Je" Christophe Willem 2007
"Beggin" Madcon 2008
"Stereo Love" Edward Maya 2009
"Alors on danse" Stromae 2010
"Désolé" Sexion d'Assaut 2010
6 "Baila morena" Zucchero & Maná 2006
"Toi + Moi" Grégoire 2008
"Tik Tok" Kesha 2010

The top 15 best-selling digital single in one week

Pos. Artist Title Sales Issue date
1
The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
21,026
December 5, 2010
2
Shakira (feat. Freshlyground) "Waka Waka"
19,566
July 18, 2010
3
The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
17,600
December 12, 2010
4
Shakira (feat. Freshlyground) "Waka Waka"
17,000
December 19, 2010
5
The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
16,100
July 25, 2010
6
Shakira feat. Freshlyground "Waka Waka"
16,000
August 1, 2010
7
David Guetta (feat. Akon) "Sexy Bitch"
15,725
September 20, 2009
8
The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
15,500
December 26, 2010
9
Michael Jackson "Billie Jean"
15,478
July 5, 2009
10
David Guetta (feat. Akon) "Sexy Bitch"
15,475
September 13, 2009
11
Shakira (feat. Freshlyground) "Waka Waka"
15,400
July 11, 2010
12
Shakira (feat. Dizzee Rascal) "Loca"
15,000
November 14, 2010
13
David Guetta (feat. Akon) "Sexy Bitch"
14,449
September 27, 2009
14
Shakira (feat. Freshlyground) "Waka Waka"
14,250
August 8, 2010
15
Shakira (feat. Dizzee Rascal) "Loca"
14,200
November 7, 2010

Biggest drop from number one

Position Song Artist Date
17 "Oui mais... non" Mylène Farmer October 24, 2010

Certification-awards

Certification awards (Timeline)

Albums

Certification
Silver-award instituted in 1999[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2][Notes] Before July 1, 2009[2][Notes] Silver-award deleted in July 2009[3]
Silver 50,000 35,000 Suppressed
Certification
Gold-award instituted on January 1, 1973[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2] Before July 1, 2009[2] From July 1, 2009[3]
Gold 100,000 75,000 50,000
Certification
Double-Gold-award instituted in 1988[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2][Notes] Double-Gold-award deleted on July 1, 2006
Double-Gold 200,000
Certification
Platinum-award instituted on May 1, 1980[1]
Before November 1, 1988[1] Before July, 2006[2] Before July 1, 2009[2] From July 1, 2009[3]
Platinum 400,000 300,000 200,000 100,000
Certification
Double-Platinum-award instituted on November 1, 1988[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2][Notes] Before July 1, 2009[2][Notes] From July 1, 2009[3]
Double-Platinum 600,000 400,000 200,000
Certification
Triple-Platinum-award instituted on November 1, 1988[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2][Notes] Before July 1, 2009[2][Notes] From July 1, 2009[3]
Triple-Platinum 900,000 600,000 300,000
Certification
Diamond-award instituted on November 1, 1988[1]
Before July 1, 2006[2] Before July 1, 2009[2] From July 1, 2009[3]
Diamond 1,000,000 750,000 500,000

Notes^

While the source provided for changes in certification-levels does not mention the changes in Silver-award, Double-Gold-award, Double-Platinum-award, Triple-Platinum-award, SNEP has reduced the levels for those awards at the same time it reduced the levels for Gold-award, Platinum-award and Diamond-award.

Singles

Certification
Silver-award instituted on July 1, 1985[4]
Before November 1, 1988 Before March 1, 1991 Before May 1, 2005 Before July 2009 Silver Award deleted on July 1, 2009[3]
Silver 250,000 200,000 125,000 100,000 Suppressed
Certification
Gold-award instituted on January 1, 1973[4]
Before November 1, 1988 Before March 1, 1991 Before May 1, 2005 Before July 2009 After July 1, 2009[3]
Gold 500,000 400,000 250,000 200,000 150,000
Certification
Platinum-award instituted on May 1, 1980[4]
Before November 1, 1988 Before March 1, 1991 Before May 1, 2005 Before July 2009 After July 1, 2009[3]
Platinum 1,000,000 800,000 500,000 300,000 250,000
Certification
Diamond-award instituted on January 2nd, 1997[4]
Before May 1, 2005 Before July 2009 After July 1, 2009[3]
Diamond 750,000 500,000 400,000

Videos

Certification
Video-awards instituted in 1989[5]
Before July 1, 2009 After July 1, 2009[3]
Gold 10,000 7,500
Platinum 20,000 15,000
Double-Platinum 40,000 30,000
Triple-Platinum 60,000 45,000
Diamond 100,000 60,000

See also

  • List of top 10 singles in 2011 (France)
  • List of number one hits in France
  • List of artists who reached number one on the French Singles Chart
  • List of best-selling albums in France
  • Global music industry market share data

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "InfoDisc: Les Certifications: Officielles (albums)" (in French). InfoDisc. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. http://www.infodisc.fr/CDCertif_Detail.php. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "France Lowers Gold Standard". Billboard magazine. 2006-07-26. http://books.google.com/books?id=JhYEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA16&dq=SNEP%20reduces%20Platinum%20certification&pg=PA16#v=onepage&q&f=false. Retrieved 2011-09-26. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Disque en France: Les Certifications" (in French). Disque en France Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. http://www.disqueenfrance.com/fr/page-259165.xml. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  4. ^ a b c d "InfoDisc: Les Certifications: Officielles (singles)" (in French). InfoDisc. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. http://www.infodisc.fr/S_Certif_Detail.php. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  5. ^ "InfoDisc: Les Certifications 2007: Critères d'attribution depuis 1989 (Videos)" (in French). InfoDisc. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. http://www.infodisc.fr/DVD_Certif_07.php. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 

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