IN THE LONELY HOUR by SAM SMITH sales and awards

IN THE LONELY HOUR by SAM SMITH has sold 9,216,352 copies in 22 countries. The album sold best in United States (5,000,000 copies), United Kingdom (2,700,000 copies) and Australia (350,000 copies).

SALES RANKINGS

IN THE LONELY HOUR certifications and sales

Country / region Sales Certification / source Certification date / sales as of
Australia 350,000 5x Platinum
Australia
Sales: 350,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Austria 15,000 1x Platinum 15 May, 2015
Austria
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 15 May, 2015
Belgium 15,000 1x Gold 2015
Belgium
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Brazil 20,000 1x Gold 2015
Brazil
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Canada 292,000 2x Platinum / Soundcan sales 2014 - 2015 2015
Canada
Sales: 292,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum / Soundcan sales 2014 - 2015
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Denmark 120,000 6x Platinum 28 September, 2021
Denmark
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 6x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 28 September, 2021
France 100,000 1x Platinum 28 July, 2015
France
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 28 July, 2015
Germany 100,000 1x Gold 2015
Germany
Sales: 100,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Iceland 2,437 Year-end lists 2009 - 2019
Iceland
Sales: 2,437
Certification / note: Year-end lists
Certification Date / sales as of: 2009 - 2019
Italy 50,000 1x Platinum 2021
Italy
Sales: 50,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2021
Korea 16,915 RIAK / Gaon charts
Korea
Sales: 16,915
Certification / note: RIAK / Gaon charts
Certification Date / sales as of:
Mexico 120,000 2x Platinum 6 November, 2015
Mexico
Sales: 120,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 6 November, 2015
Netherlands 40,000 1x Platinum 2015
Netherlands
Sales: 40,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
New Zeland 60,000 4x Platinum
New Zeland
Sales: 60,000
Certification / note: 4x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of:
Norway 15,000 1x Gold 17 February, 2015
Norway
Sales: 15,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 17 February, 2015
Poland 60,000 3x Platinum 27 September, 2017
Poland
Sales: 60,000
Certification / note: 3x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 27 September, 2017
Singapore 20,000 2x Platinum 2019
Singapore
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2019
Spain 20,000 1x Gold 2015
Spain
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Gold
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Sweden 80,000 2x Platinum 2015
Sweden
Sales: 80,000
Certification / note: 2x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
Switzerland 20,000 1x Platinum 2015
Switzerland
Sales: 20,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2015
United Kingdom 2,700,000 9x Platinum 4 June, 2021
United Kingdom
Sales: 2,700,000
Certification / note: 9x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 4 June, 2021
United States 5,000,000 5x Platinum 12 November, 2020
United States
Sales: 5,000,000
Certification / note: 5x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 12 November, 2020
Europe (IFPI) 1,000,000 1x Platinum 2014
Europe (IFPI)
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / note: 1x Platinum
Certification Date / sales as of: 2014
Total sales 9,216,352 (in 22 countries)
Total
Sales: 9,216,352
(in 22 countries)

IN THE LONELY HOUR awards, achievements and accolades

Year Achievement Rank
2014 IFPI - Top 10 global selling albums 2014 5
Year: 2014
Achievement: IFPI - Top 10 global selling albums 2014
Rank: 5
2015 IFPI - Top 10 global selling albums 2015 5
Year: 2015
Achievement: IFPI - Top 10 global selling albums 2015
Rank: 5