JAY-Z album sales

JAY-Z sold over 41,152,227 albums, including 36,710,000 in the United States and 2,180,000 in the United Kingdom. The best-selling album by JAY-Z is VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE, which sold over 5,542,000 copies .

Related artists: KANYE WEST, LINKIN PARK, R. KELLY

JAY-Z albums ranked by sales

7
Sales: 2,259,442
Rankings:
8
14
Sales: 1,060,000
Rankings:
15
18

JAY-Z total sales by country

CountrySalesAlbums counted
Australia 175,000 3
Australia
Sales: 175,000
Albums counted: 3
Austria 15,000 1
Austria
Sales: 15,000
Albums counted: 1
Brazil 50,000 1
Brazil
Sales: 50,000
Albums counted: 1
Canada 1,152,000 12
Canada
Sales: 1,152,000
Albums counted: 12
Denmark 40,000 2
Denmark
Sales: 40,000
Albums counted: 2
France 200,000 3
France
Sales: 200,000
Albums counted: 3
Germany 200,000 1
Germany
Sales: 200,000
Albums counted: 1
Ireland 37,500 2
Ireland
Sales: 37,500
Albums counted: 2
Japan 307,403 7
Japan
Sales: 307,403
Albums counted: 7
Korea 10,324 1
Korea
Sales: 10,324
Albums counted: 1
New Zeland 15,000 1
New Zeland
Sales: 15,000
Albums counted: 1
Portugal 20,000 1
Portugal
Sales: 20,000
Albums counted: 1
Switzerland 40,000 1
Switzerland
Sales: 40,000
Albums counted: 1
United Kingdom 2,180,000 17
United Kingdom
Sales: 2,180,000
Albums counted: 17
United States 36,710,000 18
United States
Sales: 36,710,000
Albums counted: 18

JAY-Z detailed sales by country

CountryAlbumSalesCertification / source
Australia THE BLUEPRINT 3 35,000 1x Gold
Australia
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 35,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Australia WATCH THE THRONE 70,000 1x Platinum
Australia
Album: WATCH THE THRONE
Sales: 70,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Australia COLLISION COURSE 70,000 1x Platinum
Australia
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 70,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Austria COLLISION COURSE 15,000 1x Gold
Austria
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Brazil COLLISION COURSE 50,000 1x Gold
Brazil
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Canada WATCH THE THRONE 140,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: WATCH THE THRONE
Sales: 140,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada KINGDOM COME 100,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: KINGDOM COME
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE 100,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Canada MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL 84,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL
Sales: 84,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada COLLISION COURSE 200,000 2x Platinum
Canada
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Canada THE BLACK ALBUM 100,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE BLACK ALBUM
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada THE HITS COLLECTION - VOL 1 48,000 Soundscan
Canada
Album: THE HITS COLLECTION - VOL 1
Sales: 48,000
Certification / source: Soundscan
Canada THE BLUEPRINT 100,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE BLUEPRINT
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada THE BLUEPRINT 3 80,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 80,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada AMERICAN GANGSTER 50,000 1x Gold
Canada
Album: AMERICAN GANGSTER
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Canada VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE 100,000 1x Platinum
Canada
Album: VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Canada VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER 50,000 1x Gold
Canada
Album: VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Denmark COLLISION COURSE 20,000 1x Gold
Denmark
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 20,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Denmark WATCH THE THRONE 20,000 1x Platinum
Denmark
Album: WATCH THE THRONE
Sales: 20,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
France COLLISION COURSE 100,000 1x Gold
France
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
France THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS 50,000 1x Silver
France
Album: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
France THE BLUEPRINT 3 50,000 1x Gold
France
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 50,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Germany COLLISION COURSE 200,000 1x Platinum
Germany
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 200,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Ireland THE BLUEPRINT 3 7,500 1x Gold
Ireland
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 7,500
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Ireland COLLISION COURSE 30,000 2x Platinum
Ireland
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 30,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
Japan KINGDOM COME 59,442 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: KINGDOM COME
Sales: 59,442
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan THE BLACK ALBUM 51,274 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE BLACK ALBUM
Sales: 51,274
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan THE BLUEPRINT 17,450 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE BLUEPRINT
Sales: 17,450
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE 26,685 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE
Sales: 26,685
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS 13,050 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Sales: 13,050
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan UNFINISHED BUSINESS 39,502 Oricon charts
Japan
Album: UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Sales: 39,502
Certification / source: Oricon charts
Japan COLLISION COURSE 100,000 1x Gold
Japan
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Korea COLLISION COURSE 10,324 RIAK / Gaon charts
Korea
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 10,324
Certification / source: RIAK / Gaon charts
New Zeland COLLISION COURSE 15,000 1x Platinum
New Zeland
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 15,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
Portugal COLLISION COURSE 20,000 1x Gold
Portugal
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 20,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
Switzerland COLLISION COURSE 40,000 1x Platinum
Switzerland
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 40,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom 4:44 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: 4:44
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom AMERICAN GANGSTER 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: AMERICAN GANGSTER
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE HITS COLLECTION - VOL 1 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: THE HITS COLLECTION - VOL 1
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom CHAPTER ONE - GREATEST HITS 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: CHAPTER ONE - GREATEST HITS
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE BLACK ALBUM 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: THE BLACK ALBUM
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom JAY-Z UNPLUGGED 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: JAY-Z UNPLUGGED
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom THE BLUEPRINT 3 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom KINGDOM COME 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: KINGDOM COME
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom REASONABLE DOUBT 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: REASONABLE DOUBT
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom WATCH THE THRONE 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: WATCH THE THRONE
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom THE DYNASTY: ROC-LA-FAMILIA 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: THE DYNASTY: ROC-LA-FAMILIA
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United Kingdom COLLISION COURSE 300,000 1x Platinum
United Kingdom
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 300,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United Kingdom THE BLUEPRINT 100,000 1x Gold
United Kingdom
Album: THE BLUEPRINT
Sales: 100,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United Kingdom VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE 60,000 1x Silver
United Kingdom
Album: VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE
Sales: 60,000
Certification / source: 1x Silver
United States THE DYNASTY: ROC-LA-FAMILIA 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: THE DYNASTY: ROC-LA-FAMILIA
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States THE BLUEPRINT 3 1,932,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 3
Sales: 1,932,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States COLLISION COURSE 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: COLLISION COURSE
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States JAY-Z UNPLUGGED 500,000 1x Gold
United States
Album: JAY-Z UNPLUGGED
Sales: 500,000
Certification / source: 1x Gold
United States THE BLACK ALBUM 3,000,000 3x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BLACK ALBUM
Sales: 3,000,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
United States UNFINISHED BUSINESS 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States 4:44 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: 4:44
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE 1,896,000 3x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BLUEPRINT 2: THE GIFT AND THE CURSE
Sales: 1,896,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
United States KINGDOM COME 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: KINGDOM COME
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States AMERICAN GANGSTER 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: AMERICAN GANGSTER
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER 3,000,000 3x Platinum
United States
Album: VOL. 3...LIFE AND TIMES OF S. CARTER
Sales: 3,000,000
Certification / source: 3x Platinum
United States MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: MAGNA CARTA . . . HOLY GRAIL
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States IN MY LIFETIME, VOLUME I 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: IN MY LIFETIME, VOLUME I
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE 5,382,000 5x Platinum
United States
Album: VOL 2…HARD KNOCK LIFE
Sales: 5,382,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum
United States THE BLUEPRINT 2,000,000 2x Platinum
United States
Album: THE BLUEPRINT
Sales: 2,000,000
Certification / source: 2x Platinum
United States REASONABLE DOUBT 1,000,000 1x Platinum
United States
Album: REASONABLE DOUBT
Sales: 1,000,000
Certification / source: 1x Platinum
United States WATCH THE THRONE 5,000,000 5x Platinum
United States
Album: WATCH THE THRONE
Sales: 5,000,000
Certification / source: 5x Platinum