DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by PINK FLOYD sales and awards

According to Sony Music Japan, DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by PINK FLOYD has sold 50,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (21,871,000 copies), United Kingdom (4,500,000 copies) and Canada (2,350,000 copies).

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 240,000 2x Platinum + 2x Platinum 1 January, 1991
Argentina
Sales: 240,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum + 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1 January, 1991
Australia 1,020,000 14x Platinum / The Sydney Morning Herald 2013
Australia
Sales: 1,020,000
Certification / note: 14x Platinum / The Sydney Morning Herald
Certification Date / sales as of: 2013
Austria 100,000 2x Platinum 20 January, 1993
Austria
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 January, 1993
Belgium 25,000 1x Gold 2008
Belgium
Sales: 25,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2008
Canada 2,350,000 2x Diamond 2003
Canada
Sales: 2,350,000
Certification / note: 2x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: 2003
Denmark 200,000 4x Platinum
Denmark
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 400,000 1x Platinum 1980
France
Sales: 400,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1980
Germany 1,000,000 2x Platinum 1973
Germany
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1973
Italy 300,000 6x Platinum 2021
Italy
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2021
Japan 124,831 Oricon charts
Japan
Sales: 124,831
Certification / note: Oricon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
New Zeland 240,000 16x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 240,000
Certification / note: 16x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Poland 120,000 1x Platinum + 1x Platinum 2003
Poland
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum + 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2003
Portugal 10,000 1x Silver
Portugal
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Silver
Certification Date / sales as of:
Russia 20,000 1x Platinum 2003
Russia
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2003
United Kingdom 4,500,000 15x Platinum 26 November, 2021
United Kingdom
Sales: 4,500,000
Certification / note: 15x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 26 November, 2021
United States 21,871,000 15x Platinum 4 June, 1998
United States
Sales: 21,871,000
Certification / note: 15x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 4 June, 1998
Worldwide sales 50,000,000 Sony Music Japan
Total
Sales: 50,000,000
Source: Sony Music Japan