Celine Dion's new French-language studio album 'Encore Un Soir' is the World's best-selling Album this week!

Posted on September 10, 2016

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Céline Dion's new Album 'Encore Un Soir' is the World's top seller with sales of 311,000 globally! Released by Columbia Records on 26 August 2016, 'Encore un soir' is Celine's first French studio album since 2012's 'Sans attendre'. It is her 15th number-one album in Canada with sales of 60,175 this first week. In France 'Encore Un Soir' sold 216,555 units in its first week and is the album with the second-largest opening sales week of 2016 and the decade, behind Renaud's self-titled album which debuted with sales of 287,323 earlier this year. Only Johnny Hallyday's Album 'Á La Vie, Á La Mort!' sold more the first week in November 2002 (305,634 copies). 'Encore Un Soir' has the biggest first week sales for a female artist in France of all time!

Encore un soir also debuted at #1 in Belgium & Switzerland, #2 in Taiwan, #3 in Italy, #6 in Korea, #7 in the Netherlands and Poland, #13 in Portugal, #15 in Austria, #16 in Germany, #48 in Spain and #88 in the UK.

'Encore un soir' is Dion's first French-language album to enter the Billboard charts in the United States. It debuted at #82 on the Top 200 Albums chart and #1 on the World Albums chart.'Encore un soir' was certified four-times Platinum in France, two-times Platinum in Canada, and Gold in Belgium and Switzerland after its first week.

WORLD'S TOP SELLING ALBUMS THIS WEEK
1. Encore Un Soir - Céline Dion - 311.000 sales 1st week
2. Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway - Barbra Streisand - 205.000 1st week
3. Glory - Britney Spears - 147.000 sales 1st week
4. Dig Your Roots - Florida Georgia Line - 144.000 sales 1st week
5. Advanced Chemistry - Beginner - 88.000 sales 1st week
6. Ex'act ~ incl. Lotto (Korean & Mandarin Version) - EXO - 75.000 sales this week - 1.013.000 sales in total
7. Blonde - Frank Ocean - 69.000 this week - 394.000 sales in total
8. Kimi No Na Wa - RADWIMPS - 58.000 1st week
9. Suicide Squad - Soundtrack - 58.000 - 402.000 sales in total
10. 1st Full Album: i7 - アイドリッシュセブン IDOLiSH7 - 47.000

OTHER TOP SELLING ALBUMS THIS WEEK
Lemonade - Beyoncé - 44,000 (sales this week) - 2,377,000 (sales in total)
25 - Adele - 40,000 - 18,941,00021
Views - Drake - 36,000 - 2,306,000
Blurryface - twenty one pilots - 36,000 - 1,750,000
A Head Full Of Dreams - Coldplay - 25,000 - 3,540,000
The Getaway - Red Hot Chili Peppers - 25,000 - 884,000
Brave Enough - Lindsey Stirling - 20,000 - 86,000
Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande - 19,000 - 749,000
Purpose - Justin Bieber - 19,000 - 4,955,000
Anti - Rihanna - 18,000 - 1,286,000
This Is Acting - Sia - 16,000 - 950,000
California - blink-182 - 15,000 - 494,000
A Moon Shaped Pool - Radiohead - 14,000 - 977,000
X - Ed Sheeran - 13,000 - 8,522,000
Immortalized - Disturbed - 13,000 - 935,000
Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie - Volbeat - 11,000 - 463,000
21- Adele - 10,000 - 28,210,000
Major Key - DJ Khaled - 10,000 - 139,000
Thank You - Meghan Trainor - 10,000 - 443,000
1989 - Taylor Swift - 9,000 - 9,677,000
7/27 - Fifth Harmony - 9,000 - 326,000
Love & Hate - Michael Kiwanuka - 8,000 - 113,000
Revival - Selena Gomez - 7,000 - 804,000
Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weeknd - 7,000 - 2,235,000
Cleopatra - The Lumineers - 7,000 - 436,000
Purple Rain - Prince - 7,000 - 21 million
I Still Do - Eric Clapton - 5,000 - 370,000
The Very Best - Prince - 6,000 - 4,5 million
Get Weird - Little Mix - 4,000 - 816,000
Stranger To Stranger - Paul Simon - 4,000 - 303,000



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