NEVERMIND by NIRVANA sales and awards

According to Billboard, Sony Music Canada, NEVERMIND by NIRVANA has sold 30,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (10,396,000 copies), United Kingdom (1,807,000 copies) and Canada (1,122,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

NEVERMIND certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 180,000 3x Platinum 1 February, 1992
Argentina
Sales: 180,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 February, 1992
Australia 350,000 5x Platinum OCTOBER 1996
Australia
Sales: 350,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: OCTOBER 1996
Austria 50,000 1x Platinum 15 February, 1993
Austria
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 15 February, 1993
Belgium 150,000 3x Platinum
Belgium
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Brazil 250,000 1x Platinum 1998
Brazil
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1998
Canada 1,122,000 1x Diamond March 19, 2001
Canada
Sales: 1,122,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: March 19, 2001
Denmark 100,000 5x Platinum 23 January, 2018
Denmark
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 23 January, 2018
Finland 46,830 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 46,830
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 1,000,000 1x Diamond 26 November, 1997
France
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 26 November, 1997
Germany 1,000,000 2x Platinum 1991
Germany
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1991
Iceland 81 Year-end lists 2009 - 2019
Iceland
Sales: 81
Certification / note: Year-end lists
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009 - 2019
Italy 150,000 3x Platinum (Sales since 2009) 2020
Italy
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum (Sales since 2009)
Certification Date / sales as of: 2020
Japan 600,000 3x Platinum November 2002
Japan
Sales: 600,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: November 2002
Mexico 200,000 2x Gold 21 October, 1999
Mexico
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 21 October, 1999
Netherlands 100,000 1x Platinum 1994
Netherlands
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1994
New Zeland 105,000 7x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 105,000
Certification / note: 7x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 34,902 Year-end list 1992
Norway
Sales: 34,902
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Poland 200,000 2x Platinum 29 September, 2021
Poland
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 29 September, 2021
Portugal 20,000 1x Gold
Portugal
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Spain 100,000 1x Platinum 1992
Spain
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Sweden 200,000 2x Platinum 28 April, 1998
Sweden
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 28 April, 1998
Switzerland 50,000 1x Platinum 1992
Switzerland
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
United Kingdom 1,807,000 6x Platinum 9 October, 2020
United Kingdom
Sales: 1,807,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 9 October, 2020
United States 10,396,000 10x Platinum 24 March, 1999
United States
Sales: 10,396,000
Certification / note: 10x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 24 March, 1999
VK Music 3,955 Album-equivalent unit 16 July, 2021
VK Music
Sales: 3,955
Certification / note: Album-equivalent unit
Certification Date / sales as of: 16 July, 2021
Worldwide sales 30,000,000 Billboard, Sony Music Canada
Total
Sales: 30,000,000
Source: Billboard, Sony Music Canada