GREATEST HITS I by QUEEN sales and awards

According to Universal Music Canada, GREATEST HITS I by QUEEN has sold 25,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in United States (9,971,000 copies), United Kingdom (6,900,000 copies) and Germany (1,750,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

GREATEST HITS I certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Argentina 300,000 5x Platinum
Argentina
Sales: 300,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Australia 1,050,000 15x Platinum
Australia
Sales: 1,050,000
Certification / note: 15x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Austria 200,000 4x Platinum 23 August, 2000
Austria
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 23 August, 2000
Brazil 250,000 1x Platinum 1999
Brazil
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1999
Canada 862,000 3x Platinum + Soundscan 1993
Canada
Sales: 862,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum + Soundscan
Certification Date / sales as of: 1993
Denmark 60,000 3x Platinum 2018
Denmark
Sales: 60,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2018
Finland 55,058 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 55,058
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 200,000 2x Platinum 16 October, 2020
France
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 16 October, 2020
Germany 1,750,000 7x Gold 1981
Germany
Sales: 1,750,000
Certification / note: 7x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1981
Hong Kong 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Iceland 160 Year-end lists 2009 - 2019
Iceland
Sales: 160
Certification / note: Year-end lists
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009 - 2019
Italy 50,000 1x Platinum (Sales since 2009) 2018
Italy
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum (Sales since 2009)
Certification Date / sales as of: 2018
Japan 305,000 1x Gold + 1x Gold April 1995
Japan
Sales: 305,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold + 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: April 1995
Korea 546,441 RIAK / Gaon charts
Korea
Sales: 546,441
Certification / note: RIAK / Gaon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Netherlands 100,000 1x Platinum 1991
Netherlands
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1991
New Zeland 150,000 10x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 10x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 47,663 Year-end list 1992
Norway
Sales: 47,663
Certification / note: Year-end list
Certification Date / sales as of: 1992
Poland 10,000 1x Gold 20 February, 2019
Poland
Sales: 10,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 20 February, 2019
Portugal 15,000 1x Silver 1982
Portugal
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Silver
Certification Date / sales as of: 1982
Spain 50,000 1x Gold 1982
Spain
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 1982
Sweden 50,000 1x Gold 15 October, 1992
Sweden
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 15 October, 1992
Switzerland 250,000 5x Platinum 1997
Switzerland
Sales: 250,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
United Kingdom 6,900,000 23x Platinum 26 November, 2021
United Kingdom
Sales: 6,900,000
Certification / note: 23x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 26 November, 2021
United States 9,971,000 9x Platinum + SoundScan 2021 sales 11 December, 2020
United States
Sales: 9,971,000
Certification / note: 9x Platinum + SoundScan 2021 sales
Certification Date / sales as of: 11 December, 2020
USSR 31,400 LP Shipments
USSR
Sales: 31,400
Certification / note: LP Shipments
Certification Date / sales as of:
Yugoslavia 19,639 Yugopapir 1984
Yugoslavia
Sales: 19,639
Certification / note: Yugopapir
Certification Date / sales as of: 1984
VK Music 903 Album-equivalent unit 16 July, 2021
VK Music
Sales: 903
Certification / note: Album-equivalent unit
Certification Date / sales as of: 16 July, 2021
Worldwide sales 25,000,000 Universal Music Canada
Total
Sales: 25,000,000
Source: Universal Music Canada