Top Ten Albums that Topped the German Media Control Charts in 2017Martin_Canine This list is not about the most successful albums in Germany in 2017, and not about the best German albums of 2017. This list is about the best albums that have at one or more points topped the German album charts in 2017. Germany does not have separate charts for specific genres like the US.
The full list can be found here with some extra information (in German):
Or here, a lot more more basic and in English:
The Top Ten
From September 15th to 21st. - Martin_Canine
From July 7th to 13th. - Martin_Canine
From August 25th to 31st. - Martin_Canine
From June 16th to 22nd. - Martin_Canine
This is a really fine album and Bushido's best work in years, again having much of the spirit he had 10 years ago.
Nevertheless I am kind of mad at this topping the charts. SpongeBozz released "Started From the Bottom / Krabbenkoke Tape" the same day, a 115 minute epic adventure that excites beyond the hip hop genre and features many tracks of A-league lyricism, it was a much anticipated album and surpassed his first album by miles - he completely vanished for almost two years to work on this. Bushido releases albums annually, often several a year, and "Black Friday" was just another one. SpongeBozz only came at number two, due to Bushido's huge status in the German rap scene. - Martin_Canine
From May 12th to 18th. - Martin_Canine
From September 8th to 14th. - Martin_Canine
From October 13th to 19th. - Martin_Canine
From May 26nd to June 1st. - Martin_Canine
From May 19th to 25th, then again from June 2nd to 8th.
This album had the most sold units in the first week in 15 years. The last album that sold more units in that time span was in 2002. - Martin_Canine
From April 14th to 20th. - Martin_Canine
From November 10th to 30th. - Martin_Canine
From June 30th to July 6th, then again from July 14th to 20th.
This is a soundtrack to a popular German show where a bunch of famous German singers have to sing each other's songs. This season includes Silbermond lead singer Stefanie Kloß, pop singer Lena Meyer Landrut, indie star Mark Forster, country duo The BossHoss, rapper Moses Pelhdm reggea star Gentleman and Kelly Family member Michael Patrick Kelly. Those are A list celebrities in Germany right now. - Martin_Canine
From March 10th to 23rd, then again from April 21st to 27th. - Martin_Canine
From March 24th to 30th. - Martin_Canine
Wow, I am surprised a thrash metal album topped the charts. - Metal_Treasure
@Metal_Treasure: often metal albums chart high, even though I have to say none of the metal albums spread any hit singles that receive much airplay. Genres other than indie, pop or maybe some pop rock rarely receive any airplay on radio or music channels, schlager advertises itself through T.V. where schlager shows are aired, hip hop through the internet on YouTube and magazines, so the genres still manage to top the charts and sell their CDs. Metal albums aldo manage to chart high. Nightwish's and also Blind Guardian's albums often chart in the Top Ten or Top Five, but their songs aren't "hits". I actually don't know how they do that, but I guess there are just enough metalheads who keep buying the albums. Germany's sales are mostly based around physical albums, less on individual song downloads. So metal being an album genre sure helps. - Martin_Canine
From February 3rd to 9th. - Martin_Canine
From March 31st to April 6th.
It's been 20 years since their last chart topping album. - Martin_Canine
From December 23rd 2016 to January 5th 2017.
Also see my list about the chart topping albums of 2016. - Martin_Canine
From January 6th to 12th. - Martin_Canine
January 13th to 19th. - Martin_Canine
January 20th to 26th. - Martin_Canine
From January 27th to February 2nd. - Martin_Canine
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