DANGEROUS by MICHAEL JACKSON sales and awards

According to Rhino, DANGEROUS by MICHAEL JACKSON has sold 27,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (8,000,000 copies), Germany (2,000,000 copies) and United Kingdom (1,983,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

DANGEROUS certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Australia 700,000 10x Platinum
Australia
Sales: 700,000
Certification / note: 10x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Austria 200,000 4x Platinum 10 June, 1997
Austria
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 10 June, 1997
Brazil 100,000 1x Gold 1991
Brazil
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1991
Canada 600,000 6x Platinum 1993
Canada
Sales: 600,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1993
Chilie 125,000 5x Platinum
Chilie
Sales: 125,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Denmark 15,000 1x Gold 2009
Denmark
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009
Finland 61,896 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 61,896
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 1,000,000 1x Diamond 1992
France
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Germany 2,000,000 4x Platinum 1991
Germany
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1991
Hungary 6,000 1x Platinum 2010
Hungary
Sales: 6,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2010
Indonesia 500,000
Indonesia
Sales: 500,000
Certification / note:
Certification Date / sales as of:
Israel 40,000 1x Platinum
Israel
Sales: 40,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Italy 450,000 Billboard Issue 7.12.1991
Italy
Sales: 450,000
Certification / note: Billboard
Certification Date / sales as of: Issue 7.12.1991
Japan 405,740 2x Platinum September 1992
Japan
Sales: 405,740
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: September 1992
Malaysia 175,000 7x Platinum
Malaysia
Sales: 175,000
Certification / note: 7x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Mexico 600,000 2x Platinum + 1x Gold 10 August, 2009
Mexico
Sales: 600,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum + 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 10 August, 2009
Netherlands 300,000 3x Platinum 1996
Netherlands
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
New Zeland 90,000 6x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 90,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 238,827 Year-end list 1991/92/93
Norway
Sales: 238,827
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1991/92/93
Portugal 80,000 2x Platinum 1992
Portugal
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Spain 600,000 6x Platinum 1993
Spain
Sales: 600,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1993
Sweden 300,000 3x Platinum 13 January,1992
Sweden
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 13 January,1992
Switzerland 200,000 4x Platinum 1995
Switzerland
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1995
Thailand 300,000 Business Review
Thailand
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: Business Review
Certification Date / sales as of:
United Kingdom 1,983,000 6x Platinum 1 October, 1993
United Kingdom
Sales: 1,983,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 October, 1993
United States 8,000,000 8x Platinum 23 August, 2018
United States
Sales: 8,000,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 23 August, 2018
Worldwide sales 27,000,000 Rhino
Total
Sales: 27,000,000
Source: Rhino