Most weeks at number one in France

Continuing the theme of songs that spent 10 or more weeks at number one in various countries, this week it’s France and there are a whopping 64, here is the list. The man in the quiz was in Marmalade

Artist Title Year Weeks
Doris Day Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será) 1957 12
Dalida Bambino 1957 31
Annie Cordy Hello, le soleil brille 1958 25
Kalin Twins When 1958 15
Les Compagnons de la chanson Le marchand de bonheur 1959/1960 13
Bob Azzam Mustapha 1960 12
Édith Piaf Non, je ne regrette rien 1961 14
Henri Tisot L’Auto-circulation 1961/1962 10
Richard Anthony J’entends siffler le train 1962 11
Sylvie Vartan La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser 1963 10
Salvatore Adamo La Nuit 1965 10
Salvatore Adamo Ton Nom 1966 10
Dimitri Dourakine Casatchok 1969 12
Mike Brant C’est ma prière 1972 12
Patrick Green & Olivier Lejeune Pot pour rire Mr le Président 1974 12
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John You’re the One That I Want 1978 14
Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive 1979 14
The Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star 1979/1980 11
Kim Wilde Cambodia 1982 12
Toto Cutugno L’Italiano 1983 12
Irene Cara Flashdance… What a Feeling 1983 17
Stéphanie Ouragan 1986 10
Images Les Démons de minuit 1986 13
Licence IV Viens boire un p’tit coup à la maison 1987 13
Vanessa Paradis Joe le taxi 1987 11
Los Lobos La Bamba 1987 11
Charles Aznavour & various artists Pour toi Arménie 1989 10
Kaoma Lambada 1989 12
Lagaf La Zoubida 1991 10
Jordy Dur dur d’être bébé! 1992 15
Freddie Mercury Living on My Own 1993/1994 12
Youssou N’Dour & Neneh Cherry 7 Seconds 1994 16
Elton John Can You Feel the Love Tonight 1994/1995 10
Coolio feat L.V. Gangsta’s Paradise 1995/1996 12
Robert Miles Children 1996 11
Gala Freed from Desire 1996 13
Wes Alane 1997 10
Céline Dion The Reason / My Heart Will Go On 1998 13
Manau La Tribu de Dana 1998 12
Daniel Lavoie, Patrick Fiori & Garou Belle 1998 18
Larusso Tu m’oublieras 1999 12
Lou Bega Mambo No. 5 1999 20
Yannick Ces soirées-là 2000 14
Philippe d’Avilla, Damien Sargue & Gregori Baquet Les Rois du monde 2000 11
Garou Seul 2001 12
Las Ketchup Asereje 2002 11
O-Zone Dragostea din tei 2003 14
Ilona Mitrecey Un Monde parfait 2005 14
Crazy Frog Axel F 2005 12
Rihanna Don’t Stop the Music 2007 12
Yael Naim New Soul 2008 11
Enrique Iglesias & Nâdiya Tired of Being Sorry 2008 10
Madcon Beggin’ 2008 10
Helmut Fritz Ça m’énerve 2009 10
David Guetta feat Akon Sexy Bitch 2009 10
Jena Lee J’aimerais tellement 2009 11
René la Taupe Mignon Mignon 2010 15
Pharrell Williams Happy Happy 2014 18
Lilly Wood and the Prick Prayer in C (Robin Schulz remix) 2014 13
Omi Cheerleader 2015 11
Adele Hello 2015 11
Ed Sheeran Shape of You 2017 15
Luis Fonsi feat Daddy Yankee Despacito 2017 18
Jul feat SCH, Naps, Kofs, Elams, Solda, Houari & Soso Maness Bande organisé 2020 12

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