The 51st album of the singer had already broken a sales record by becoming a diamond disc, three days after its release on October 18th.

Johnny Hallyday's posthumous album, "My Country is Love", has been in record stores since October 18th.

Three weeks after its release, the posthumous album of Johnny Hallyday "My country is love" has crossed the bar of a million copies sold, said his record company Warner Music France Saturday, November 10, confirming information from BFMTV.

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Sales record

The 51e The singer's album had already broken a sales record by becoming a diamond disc (more than 500,000 copies sold), three days after its release on October 18th. At the end of its first week of marketing, the album had already reached the extraordinary bar of 780 000 physical sales. " This is the best start on a week of sales in the history of music in France, said then Thierry Chassagne, president of Warner Music France, the last record being held by Johnny Hallyday himself in 2002 with 305,634 albums sold ", over the same period of To life, to death (Mercury / Universal Music).

In view of these performances, the record could become the biggest commercial success of the rockstar, died December 5, 2017 at 74 years of cancer, and break the record held by the album Blood for Blood, he had recorded with his son David in 1999 and had sold more than 2 million copies. A fortiori as the period before Christmas, traditionally the best of the year for the sector (40% of turnover).

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