BILLY JOEL album sales

According to Universal Music Publishing Group, BILLY JOEL sold over 150,000,000 albums worldwide, including 69,750,000 in the United States and 3,980,000 in the United Kingdom. The best-selling album by BILLY JOEL is GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II, which sold over 13,645,000 copies .

BILLY JOEL albums ranked by sales

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BILLY JOEL total sales by country

CountrySalesAlbums counted
Australia 1,330,000 7
Australia
Sales: 1,330,000
Albums counted: 7
Austria 100,000 3
Austria
Sales: 100,000
Albums counted: 3
Canada 3,079,000 12
Canada
Sales: 3,079,000
Albums counted: 12
France 400,000 3
France
Sales: 400,000
Albums counted: 3
Germany 1,000,000 2
Germany
Sales: 1,000,000
Albums counted: 2
Hong Kong 50,000 4
Hong Kong
Sales: 50,000
Albums counted: 4
Japan 4,480,641 20
Japan
Sales: 4,480,641
Albums counted: 20
Mexico 50,000 1
Mexico
Sales: 50,000
Albums counted: 1
Netherlands 300,000 5
Netherlands
Sales: 300,000
Albums counted: 5
New Zeland 142,500 10
New Zeland
Sales: 142,500
Albums counted: 10
Norway 50,000 2
Norway
Sales: 50,000
Albums counted: 2
Sweden 90,000 2
Sweden
Sales: 90,000
Albums counted: 2
Switzerland 50,000 1
Switzerland
Sales: 50,000
Albums counted: 1
United Kingdom 3,980,000 13
United Kingdom
Sales: 3,980,000
Albums counted: 13
United States 69,750,000 19
United States
Sales: 69,750,000
Albums counted: 19

BILLY JOEL detailed sales by country

CountryAlbumSalesCertification / source
Australia RIVER OF DREAMS 210,000 3x Platinum
Australia
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 210,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
Australia THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL 210,000 3x Platinum
Australia
Album: THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL
Sales: 210,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
Australia GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 630,000 9x Platinum
Australia
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 630,000
Certification / source: 9x Platinum
Australia GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 35,000 1x Gold
Australia
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 35,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Australia SOUVENIR THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 35,000 1x Gold
Australia
Album: SOUVENIR THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 35,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Australia PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL 70,000 1x Platinum
Australia
Album: PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL
Sales: 70,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Australia THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 140,000 2x Platinum
Australia
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 140,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Austria GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 25,000 1x Gold
Austria
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 25,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Austria STORM FRONT 25,000 1x Gold
Austria
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 25,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Austria RIVER OF DREAMS 50,000 1x Platinum
Austria
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada AN INNOCENT MAN 300,000 3x Platinum
Canada
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
Canada GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 50,000 1x Gold
Canada
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Canada RIVER OF DREAMS 300,000 3x Platinum
Canada
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
Canada THE NYLON CURTAIN 100,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE NYLON CURTAIN
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada 52ND STREET 500,000 5x Platinum
Canada
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum
Canada GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 200,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Canada GLASS HOUSES 500,000 5x Platinum
Canada
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum
Canada PIANO MAN 200,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: PIANO MAN
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Canada THE STRANGER 500,000 5x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE STRANGER
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum
Canada STORM FRONT 200,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Canada PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL 29,000 Soundscan
Canada
Album: PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL
Sales: 29,000
Certification / source: Soundscan
Canada THE BRIDGE 200,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE BRIDGE
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
France GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 100,000 1x Gold
France
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
France GREATEST HITS 1973 - 1980 200,000 2x Gold
France
Album: GREATEST HITS 1973 - 1980
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Gold
France 52ND STREET 100,000 1x Gold
France
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Germany RIVER OF DREAMS 500,000 1x Platinum
Germany
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Germany STORM FRONT 500,000 1x Platinum
Germany
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Hong Kong GLASS HOUSES 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 10,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Hong Kong THE STRANGER 20,000 1x Platinum
Hong Kong
Album: THE STRANGER
Sales: 20,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Hong Kong 52ND STREET 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 10,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Hong Kong AN INNOCENT MAN 10,000 1x Gold
Hong Kong
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 10,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Japan THE STRANGER 467,000 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE STRANGER
Sales: 467,000
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan JORNEY TO THE RIVER OF DREAMS 14,900 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: JORNEY TO THE RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 14,900
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 250,000 1x Platinum
Japan
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 250,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Japan TURNSTILES 707 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: TURNSTILES
Sales: 707
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan PIANO MAN 828 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: PIANO MAN
Sales: 828
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 700,000 3x Platinum + 1x Gold
Japan
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 700,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum + 1x Gold
Japan КОНЦЕРТ 48,890 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: КОНЦЕРТ
Sales: 48,890
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan 52ND STREET 563,000 1x Gold
Japan
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 563,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Japan SONGS IN THE ATTIC 286,290 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: SONGS IN THE ATTIC
Sales: 286,290
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan 2000 YEARS -- THE MILLENNIUM CONCERT 28,020 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: 2000 YEARS -- THE MILLENNIUM CONCERT
Sales: 28,020
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 100,000 1x Gold
Japan
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Japan STAR BOX [JAPAN ONLY] 35,520 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: STAR BOX [JAPAN ONLY]
Sales: 35,520
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan AN INNOCENT MAN 510,900 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 510,900
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL 100,000 1x Gold
Japan
Album: PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Japan THE BRIDGE 257,572 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE BRIDGE
Sales: 257,572
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan COLD SPRING HARBOR 14,970 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: COLD SPRING HARBOR
Sales: 14,970
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan RIVER OF DREAMS 226,480 1x Platinum
Japan
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 226,480
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Japan THE NYLON CURTAIN 357,146 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE NYLON CURTAIN
Sales: 357,146
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan GLASS HOUSES 318,418 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 318,418
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan STORM FRONT 200,000 1x Platinum
Japan
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Mexico PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL 50,000 1x Gold
Mexico
Album: PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Netherlands THE NYLON CURTAIN 50,000 1x Gold
Netherlands
Album: THE NYLON CURTAIN
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Netherlands GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 100,000 1x Platinum
Netherlands
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Netherlands GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 50,000 1x Gold
Netherlands
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Netherlands RIVER OF DREAMS 50,000 1x Gold
Netherlands
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Netherlands STORM FRONT 50,000 1x Gold
Netherlands
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
New Zeland AN INNOCENT MAN 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
New Zeland GLASS HOUSES 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
New Zeland GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
New Zeland STORM FRONT 7,500 1x Gold
New Zeland
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 7,500
Certification / source: 1x Gold
New Zeland RIVER OF DREAMS 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
New Zeland THE BRIDGE 7,500 1x Gold
New Zeland
Album: THE BRIDGE
Sales: 7,500
Certification / source: 1x Gold
New Zeland THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
New Zeland КОНЦЕРТ 7,500 1x Gold
New Zeland
Album: КОНЦЕРТ
Sales: 7,500
Certification / source: 1x Gold
New Zeland THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 30,000 2x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 30,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
New Zeland 52ND STREET 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Norway THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 25,000 1x Gold
Norway
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 25,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Norway GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 25,000 1x Gold
Norway
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 25,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Sweden RIVER OF DREAMS 50,000 1x Gold
Sweden
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Sweden THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 40,000 1x Gold
Sweden
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 40,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Switzerland RIVER OF DREAMS 50,000 1x Platinum
Switzerland
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 400,000 1x Platinum + 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 400,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum + 1x Gold
United Kingdom GLASS HOUSES 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom THE BRIDGE 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: THE BRIDGE
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE STRANGER 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: THE STRANGER
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom THE ESSENTIAL 3.0 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: THE ESSENTIAL 3.0
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom RIVER OF DREAMS 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom AN INNOCENT MAN 900,000 3x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 900,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
United Kingdom STORM FRONT 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL 1,200,000 4x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: PIANO MAN THE VERY BEST OF BILLY JOEL
Sales: 1,200,000
Certification / source: 4x Platinum
United Kingdom THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom 52ND STREET 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United States STORM FRONT 4,000,000 4x Platinum
United States
Album: STORM FRONT
Sales: 4,000,000
Certification / source: 4x Platinum
United States GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 11,500,000 23x Platinum
United States
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II
Sales: 11,500,000
Certification / source: 23x Platinum
United States 2000 YEARS -- THE MILLENNIUM CONCERT 250,000 1x Gold
United States
Album: 2000 YEARS -- THE MILLENNIUM CONCERT
Sales: 250,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United States THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL 2,000,000 4x Platinum
United States
Album: THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 4x Platinum
United States THE BRIDGE 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BRIDGE
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States THE HITS 500,000 1x Gold
United States
Album: THE HITS
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United States RIVER OF DREAMS 5,000,000 5x Platinum
United States
Album: RIVER OF DREAMS
Sales: 5,000,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum
United States THE COMPLETE HITS COLLECTION: 1973-1997 500,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: THE COMPLETE HITS COLLECTION: 1973-1997
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States GREATEST HITS VOLUME III 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: GREATEST HITS VOLUME III
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States 52ND STREET 7,000,000 7x Platinum
United States
Album: 52ND STREET
Sales: 7,000,000
Certification / source: 7x Platinum
United States THE NYLON CURTAIN 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: THE NYLON CURTAIN
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States STREETLIFE SERENADE 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: STREETLIFE SERENADE
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States AN INNOCENT MAN 7,000,000 7x Platinum
United States
Album: AN INNOCENT MAN
Sales: 7,000,000
Certification / source: 7x Platinum
United States SONGS IN THE ATTIC 3,000,000 3x Platinum
United States
Album: SONGS IN THE ATTIC
Sales: 3,000,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
United States TURNSTILES 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: TURNSTILES
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States GLASS HOUSES 7,000,000 7x Platinum
United States
Album: GLASS HOUSES
Sales: 7,000,000
Certification / source: 7x Platinum
United States PIANO MAN 4,000,000 4x Platinum
United States
Album: PIANO MAN
Sales: 4,000,000
Certification / source: 4x Platinum
United States КОНЦЕРТ 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: КОНЦЕРТ
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States THE STRANGER 10,000,000 10x Platinum
United States
Album: THE STRANGER
Sales: 10,000,000
Certification / source: 10x Platinum