The French association of record companies SNEP has appointed the British company Official Charts Company as the new supplier of the official music charts of France.
From January 1, 2021, Official Charts, supported by the technical expertise of the market research firm Kantar, will compile the official French music charts and statistical analysis of the French physical and digital recorded music market.
This appointment in the French market marks the third territory now under the responsibility of the expanding Official Charts Company, having compiled the official UK music charts since 1994, the Irish charts since 2017, as well as managing their marketing and of their promotion, including OfficialCharts.com/Ireland.
Alexandre Lasch, Managing Director of SNEP, declared: “We are sure that Official Charts will be able to bring the same level of know-how to labels in France, as well as to our partners in specialized distribution, mass distribution and retail platforms. streaming, without whom this work would not be possible. ”
Martin Talbot, Managing Director of Official Charts Company, added, “Official Charts Company is delighted to have entered into the agreement to compile official charts and market data for France from January 2021. As the UK, France is among the We look forward to working with the SNEP teams, French labels, retailers and other partners to provide the French recorded music market with benchmark tools to boost their business.