APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION by GUNS N` ROSES sales and awards

According to Billboard, Universal Music Canada, APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION by GUNS N` ROSES has sold 30,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (18,400,000 copies), United Kingdom (1,945,000 copies) and Canada (1,422,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 180,000 3x Platinum 1 May, 1991
Argentina
Sales: 180,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 May, 1991
Australia 490,000 7x Platinum
Australia
Sales: 490,000
Certification / note: 7x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Austria 50,000 1x Platinum 2 November, 1992
Austria
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2 November, 1992
Brazil 250,000 1x Platinum 1996
Brazil
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Canada 1,422,000 1x Diamond July 28, 1992
Canada
Sales: 1,422,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: July 28, 1992
Denmark 80,000 4x Platinum 5 January, 2021
Denmark
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 5 January, 2021
Finland 25,000 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 25,000
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 200,000 2x Gold 26 November, 1997
France
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 26 November, 1997
Germany 500,000 1x Platinum 1992
Germany
Sales: 500,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Iceland 1,380 Year-end lists 2009 - 2019
Iceland
Sales: 1,380
Certification / note: Year-end lists
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009 - 2019
Italy 100,000 2x Platinum (Sales since 2009) 2019
Italy
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum (Sales since 2009)
Certification Date / sales as of: 2019
Japan 221,000 1x Platinum March 1994
Japan
Sales: 221,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: March 1994
Mexico 100,000 1x Gold 21 October, 1999
Mexico
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 21 October, 1999
Netherlands 100,000 1x Platinum 1996
Netherlands
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
New Zeland 75,000 5x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 75,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 38,120 Year-end list 1989
Norway
Sales: 38,120
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1989
Singapore 5,000 1x Gold 2020
Singapore
Sales: 5,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2020
Spain 50,000 1x Gold 1989
Spain
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1989
Sweden 100,000 2x Gold 20 June, 1989
Sweden
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 June, 1989
Switzerland 50,000 1x Platinum 1990
Switzerland
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1990
United Kingdom 1,945,000 4x Platinum 15 December, 2017
United Kingdom
Sales: 1,945,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 15 December, 2017
United States 18,400,000 18x Platinum 23 September, 2008
United States
Sales: 18,400,000
Certification / note: 18x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 23 September, 2008
Worldwide sales 30,000,000 Billboard, Universal Music Canada
Total
Sales: 30,000,000
Source: Billboard, Universal Music Canada