21 by ADELE sales and awards

According to Billboard, 21 by ADELE has sold 30,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (14,000,000 copies), United Kingdom (5,170,000 copies) and Canada (1,600,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

21 certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Australia 1,190,000 17x Platinum 2019
Australia
Sales: 1,190,000
Certification / note: 17x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2019
Austria 20,000 1x Platinum 16 December, 2011
Austria
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 16 December, 2011
Belgium 180,000 6x Platinum 2012
Belgium
Sales: 180,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2012
Brazil 480,000 3x Diamond 2019
Brazil
Sales: 480,000
Certification / note: 3x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 2019
Canada 1,600,000 2x Diamond 2018
Canada
Sales: 1,600,000
Certification / note: 2x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 2018
Chilie 20,000 2x Platinum
Chilie
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Denmark 160,000 8x Platinum 10 September, 2019
Denmark
Sales: 160,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 10 September, 2019
Finland 83,234 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 83,234
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
Germany 1,600,000 8x Platinum 2011
Germany
Sales: 1,600,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2011
Grecce 6,000 1x Platinum
Grecce
Sales: 6,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Hungary 2,000 1x Platinum 2015
Hungary
Sales: 2,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Iceland 1,988 Year-end lists 2009 - 2019
Iceland
Sales: 1,988
Certification / note: Year-end lists
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009 - 2019
Ireland 300,000 18x Platinum 2011
Ireland
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 18x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2011
Italy 480,000 8x Platinum 2013
Italy
Sales: 480,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2013
Japan 165,034 1x Gold February 2012
Japan
Sales: 165,034
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: February 2012
Korea 10,243 RIAK / Gaon charts
Korea
Sales: 10,243
Certification / note: RIAK / Gaon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Mexico 480,000 1x Diamond + 3x Platinum 2 December, 2020
Mexico
Sales: 480,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond + 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2 December, 2020
Netherlands 200,000 4x Platinum 2011
Netherlands
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2011
New Zeland 195,000 13x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 195,000
Certification / note: 13x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 30,000 1x Platinum 22 November, 2011
Norway
Sales: 30,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 22 November, 2011
Poland 200,000 2x Diamond 2012
Poland
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 2012
Portugal 30,000 2x Platinum
Portugal
Sales: 30,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Russia 10,000 1x Platinum 2011
Russia
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2011
Spain 300,000 5x Platinum 2012
Spain
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2012
Sweden 120,000 3x Platinum 2012
Sweden
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2012
Switzerland 210,000 7x Platinum 2016
Switzerland
Sales: 210,000
Certification / note: 7x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2016
United Kingdom 5,170,000 17x Platinum 24 August, 2018
United Kingdom
Sales: 5,170,000
Certification / note: 17x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 24 August, 2018
United States 14,000,000 14x Platinum 20 September, 2016
United States
Sales: 14,000,000
Certification / note: 14x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 September, 2016
Uruguay 4,000 1x Platinum
Uruguay
Sales: 4,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Venezuela 10,000 1x Platinum
Venezuela
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Europe (IFPI) 10,000,000 10x Platinum 2012
Europe (IFPI)
Sales: 10,000,000
Certification / note: 10x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2012
Worldwide sales 30,000,000 Billboard
Total
Sales: 30,000,000
Source: Billboard