HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK I by MICHAEL JACKSON sales and awards

According to Sony Music Japan, HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK I by MICHAEL JACKSON has sold 20,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (4,000,000 copies), Germany (1,500,000 copies) and United Kingdom (1,200,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK I certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 120,000 2x Platinum
Argentina
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Australia 560,000 8x Platinum JULY 2009
Australia
Sales: 560,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: JULY 2009
Austria 100,000 2x Platinum 19 December, 1996
Austria
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 19 December, 1996
Belgium 250,000 5x Platinum
Belgium
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Brazil 100,000 1x Gold 1995
Brazil
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1995
Canada 250,000 5x Platinum 1995
Canada
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1995
Denmark 220,000 11x Platinum 24 August, 2021
Denmark
Sales: 220,000
Certification / note: 11x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 24 August, 2021
Finland 61,352 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 61,352
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 1,000,000 1x Diamond 1996
France
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Germany 1,500,000 3x Platinum 1997
Germany
Sales: 1,500,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
Italy 35,000 1x Gold (Sales since 2009) 2009
Italy
Sales: 35,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold (Sales since 2009)
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009
Japan 585,750 2x Platinum July 1995
Japan
Sales: 585,750
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: July 1995
Mexico 100,000 1x Gold 10 August, 2009
Mexico
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 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 135,000 9x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 135,000
Certification / note: 9x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 50,000 1x Platinum 1995
Norway
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1995
Poland 50,000 1x Platinum 1996
Poland
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Spain 300,000 3x Platinum 1996
Spain
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Sweden 100,000 1x Platinum 21 October, 1996
Sweden
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 21 October, 1996
Switzerland 150,000 3x Platinum 1996
Switzerland
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Taiwan 239,365 4x Platinum + 1x Gold 14 October, 1996
Taiwan
Sales: 239,365
Certification / note: 4x Platinum + 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 14 October, 1996
United Kingdom 1,200,000 4x Platinum 1 February,1996
United Kingdom
Sales: 1,200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 February,1996
United States 4,000,000 8x Platinum 23 August, 2018
United States
Sales: 4,000,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 23 August, 2018
Europe (IFPI) 6,000,000 6x Platinum 1996
Europe (IFPI)
Sales: 6,000,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1996
Worldwide sales 20,000,000 Sony Music Japan
Total
Sales: 20,000,000
Source: Sony Music Japan