Magic System

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Magic System
OriginAbidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Genres
Years active1996–present
LabelsArtop
MembersSalif "Asalfo" Traoré
Narcisse "Goude" Sadoua
Étienne "Tino" Boué Bi
Adama "Manadja" Fanny

Magic System is an Ivorian musical group from Abidjan. It was founded in 1996 and comprises Salif "Asalfo" Traoré, Narcisse "Goude" Sadoua, Étienne "Tino" Boué Bi, and Adama "Manadja" Fanny.

Magic System's recordings in the Zouglou dance style have featured in the charts throughout Africa (selling over 1.5 million CDs), the West Indies, and in France, where the band became one of the most popular modern African artists.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
BEL
(Fl)

[1]
BEL
(Wa)

[2]
FRA
[3]
1997 Papitou
1999 Premier Gaou 19
2001 Poisson d'Avril
2003 Un gaou à Paris 73
2005 Cessa kiè la vérité 55 13
2007 Ki Dit Mié 25 SNEP: Gold[4]
2011 Toutè Kalé 35 7 SNEP: Platinum[4]
2012 D'Abidjan à Paris 29 16 SNEP: Gold[4]
2014 Africainement vôtre 185 21 11 SNEP: Gold[4]
2015 Radio Afrika 74 25
2017 Ya foye 113 122
[5]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
BEL
(Fl)


BEL
(Wa)
Ultratop

[2]
BEL
(Wa)
Ultratip

[2]
FRA
[6]
GER
NED POL
[7]
SWI
1997 "Momo" Papitou
2001 "1er Gaou" 10 4 30 SNEP: Gold[4] 1er Gaou
2003 "Amoulanga" 94
"Un gaou à Paris" 58 Un gaou à Paris
2004 "Un gaou à Oran"
(featuring Mokobé & AP fr 113
and Mohammed Lamine)
3 9 65 29 Cessa kiè la vérité
2005 "Bouger Bouger"
(featuring Mokobé)
9 7 38 SNEP: Gold[4]
2006 "C'chô, ça brûle"
(featuring Akil, Cheb Bilal & Big Ali)
2* 4 SNEP: Gold[4] Single only
2007 "Ki dit mié" 2* 8 96 Ki dit mié
"On va samizé"
(featuring Amine)
26
2008 "Zouglou Dance - Joie de vivre" 18 2 66
2009 "Même pas fatigué !!!"
(with Khaled)
10 1 49 Liberté (Khaled album)
2010 "Ambiance à l'Africaine" 28 11 Toutè Kalé
2011 "Chérie Coco"
(featuring Soprano)
11 2 69
"La danse des magiciens" 27 36
2012 "Tango Tango" 12* 99
2013 "Mamadou" 17*
2014 "Magic in the Air"
(featuring Chawki)
10 1 3 64 20 23 Africainement vôtre
"Tu es fou" 46 30
2015 "Sweet Fanta Diallo (Adieu soleil)" 35 84
2017 "Ya foye" 122
[8]
"All Around the World" 178
[9]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.

Featured singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
BEL
(Wa)
Ultratop

[2]
BEL
(Wa)
Ultratip

[2]
FRA
[6]
SWI
2003 "On n'sait jaimais"
(Leslie feat. Magic System & Sweety)
3* 8 22 Je suis et je resterai
(Leslie album)

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b c d e [2]
  3. ^ Magic System page
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique" (Les certifications). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums – SNEP (Week 25, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  6. ^ a b French peaks
  7. ^ Bestseller charts and awards :: Polish Society of Phonographic Industry (Top airplay 26.07. - 01.08.2014) Archived 2014-08-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 12, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 27, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 10 July 2017.

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