GRACELAND by PAUL SIMON sales and awards

According to Sony Music Japan, GRACELAND by PAUL SIMON has sold 16,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (6,000,000 copies), United Kingdom (2,400,000 copies) and Germany (750,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

GRACELAND certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Australia 560,000 8x Platinum NOVEMBER 1996
Australia
Sales: 560,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: NOVEMBER 1996
Canada 20,000 Soundscan 2014
Canada
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: Soundscan
Certification Date / sales as of: 2014
Denmark 10,000 1x Gold 8 June, 2021
Denmark
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 8 June, 2021
France 300,000 1x Platinum 17 October, 2001
France
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 17 October, 2001
Germany 750,000 3x Gold 2007
Germany
Sales: 750,000
Certification / note: 3x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2007
Hong Kong 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Japan 13,830 Oricon charts
Japan
Sales: 13,830
Certification / note: Oricon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Netherlands 100,000 1x Platinum 1986
Netherlands
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1986
New Zeland 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Portugal 10,000 1x Silver 1987
Portugal
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Silver
Certification Date / sales as of: 1987
Spain 100,000 1x Platinum 1988
Spain
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1988
United Kingdom 2,400,000 8x Platinum 20 December, 2018
United Kingdom
Sales: 2,400,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 December, 2018
United States 6,000,000 5x Platinum 31 January, 1995
United States
Sales: 6,000,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 31 January, 1995
Worldwide sales 16,000,000 Sony Music Japan
Total
Sales: 16,000,000
Source: Sony Music Japan