BACKSTREET'S BACK by BACKSTREET BOYS sales and awards

According to Sony Music Japan, BACKSTREET'S BACK by BACKSTREET BOYS has sold 13,000,000 copies worldwide. The album sold best in Canada (1,000,000 copies), Germany (1,000,000 copies) and Spain (800,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

BACKSTREET'S BACK 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 420,000 6x Platinum 2020
Australia
Sales: 420,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2020
Austria 50,000 1x Platinum 3 September, 1997
Austria
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 3 September, 1997
Belgium 50,000 1x Platinum
Belgium
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Brazil 500,000 2x Platinum 1999
Brazil
Sales: 500,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1999
Canada 1,000,000 1x Diamond May 31, 1998
Canada
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Diamond
Certification Date / sales as of: May 31, 1998
Chilie 100,000 5x Platinum
Chilie
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Colombia 25,000 1x Gold
Colombia
Sales: 25,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Czech Republic 30,000 1x Platinum
Czech Republic
Sales: 30,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Denmark 120,000 6x Platinum 4 May, 2021
Denmark
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 4 May, 2021
Finland 49,334 IFPI Finland
Finland
Sales: 49,334
Certification / note: IFPI Finland
Certification Date / sales as of:
France 100,000 1x Gold 29 June, 1998
France
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 29 June, 1998
Germany 1,000,000 2x Platinum 1997
Germany
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
Grecce 15,000 1x Gold
Grecce
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Hong Kong 80,000 4x Platinum
Hong Kong
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Hungary 50,000 1x Platinum
Hungary
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
India 80,000 4x Platinum
India
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Indonesia 200,000 4x Platinum
Indonesia
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Israel 20,000 1x Gold
Israel
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Italy 500,000 5x Platinum
Italy
Sales: 500,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Japan 100,000 1x Gold November 1997
Japan
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: November 1997
Korea 200,000 RIAK / Gaon charts
Korea
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: RIAK / Gaon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Lebanon 5,000 1x Gold
Lebanon
Sales: 5,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of:
Malaysia 150,000 6x Platinum
Malaysia
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Mexico 350,000 1x Platinum + 1x Gold 15 December, 2000
Mexico
Sales: 350,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum + 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 15 December, 2000
Netherlands 200,000 2x Platinum 1997
Netherlands
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
New Zealand 90,000 6x Platinum
New Zealand
Sales: 90,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Poland 100,000 1x Platinum 1997
Poland
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
Portugal 80,000 2x Platinum
Portugal
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Singapore 45,000 3x Platinum
Singapore
Sales: 45,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Slovakia 5,000 1x Platinum
Slovakia
Sales: 5,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
South Africa 100,000 2x Platinum
South Africa
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Spain 800,000 8x Platinum 1998
Spain
Sales: 800,000
Certification / note: 8x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1998
Sweden 160,000 2x Platinum 9 November, 1998
Sweden
Sales: 160,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 9 November, 1998
Switzerland 100,000 2x Platinum 1997
Switzerland
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1997
Taiwan 200,000 4x Platinum
Taiwan
Sales: 200,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Thailand 150,000 3x Platinum
Thailand
Sales: 150,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
United Kingdom 600,000 2x Platinum 16 January,1998
United Kingdom
Sales: 600,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 16 January,1998
Venezuela 60,000 3x Platinum
Venezuela
Sales: 60,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Europe (IFPI) 5,000,000 5x Platinum 1998
Europe (IFPI)
Sales: 5,000,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 1998
Worldwide sales 13,000,000 Sony Music Japan
Total
Sales: 13,000,000
Source: Sony Music Japan