List of best selling albums in South Africa

This is incomplete list of album certified gold and platinum in South Africa by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) . Paid digital downloads of songs from the album and audio streams are also counted for album certification where 10 permanent downloads = 1 album and 1.200 streams = 1 album. Falling Into You by Celine Dion is one of the best-selling album in South Africa by international artist with sales of 250.000 copies. Juanita Du Plessis is the one of must succcessful domestic acts with total albums sales more 1 million.

Certification levels

DateGoldPlatinum
Before200825.00050.000
2008 – 201220.00040.000
Since 201315.00030.000

List of certified gold & Platinum albums in South Africa

ARTISTALBUMAWARDSALES
Celine DionFalling Into You5P250.000
Celine DionLet’s Talk About Love4P200.000
Janet JacksonAll For You4P200.000
Michael Learns To RockPaint My Love Greatest Hits4P200.000
Shania TwainCome On Over4P200.000
Juanita Du PlessisVlieg Hoog2P188.872
Juanita Du Plessis10 Jaar Platunum Treffers2P163.248
Dbn NytsBelieve4P161.317
ZaharaPhendula3P154.963
Joyous CelebrationVol 9: Joyous Celebration 92P154.460
Judith SephumaA Cry, A Smiie, A Dance2P150.230
AaliyahAaliyah3P150.000
AquaAquarium3P150.000
CreedHuman Clay3P150.000
Destiny’s ChildSurvivor3P150.000
DidoNo Angel3P150.000
U2All That You Can’t Leave Behind3P150.000
Juanita Du PlessisEk En Jy2P142.411
Juanita Du PlessisEngel Van My Hart2P139.418
Juanita Du PlessisJy Is2P127.355
Juanita Du PlessisBring Jou Hart2P127.075
Juanita Du PlessisAltyd Daar2P124.279
Juanita Du PlessisVolmaakte Kring2P124.008
Juanita Du PlessisWees Lig2P120.026
Juanita Du PlessisJy Voltooi My2P107.374
Letta Mbulu & Caiphus SemenyaMusic In Tire Air – Live Concert2P105.770
Juanita Du PlessisJou Skaduwee2P104.131
Mthunzi NambaLet It Rain2P100.450
Backstreet BoysBackstreet’s Back2P100.000
Backstreet BoysThe Hits- Chapter One2P100.000
CherBelieve2P100.000
Dire StraitsOn Every Street2P100.000
Jennifer LopezJ. Lo2P100.000
Kylie MinogueLight Years2P100.000
Michael JacksonInvincible2P100.000
Nelly FurtadoLoose2P100.000
Nelly FurtadoWhoa, Nelly!2P100.000
NsyncCelebrity2P100.000
WestlifeCoast To Coast2P100.000
Dj GanyaniHouse Grooves Vol.92P90.000
Lebo SekgobelaRestored2P90.000
Mobi DixonTribal Soul2P90.000
Juanita Du PlessisDis Waar Ek Wil Wees2P88.087
Joyous CelebrationVol.16: Live At Carnival City2P82.651
The SoilThe Soil2P80.710
Juanita Du PlessisBly By My2P80.000
Black CoffeePieces Of Me1P77.697
Juanita Du PlessisYoung Heart1P69.399
Steve LiofmeyrThe Country Collection If You Could Read My Mind1P64.807
Juanita Du PlessisNashville1P63.596
ZaharaCountry Girl1P62.123
Dr TumiLove & Grace2P60.000
Euphonik & MicasaDon’T Wanna Be Your Friend2P60.000
Oskido50 Degrees2P60.000
Riky RickFamily Values1P55.298
Joyous CelebrationVol 19: Back To The Cross1P51.271
Juanita Du PlessisToe Staan Die Wereld Stil1P50.445
Benjamin Dube & High Praise ExplosionOh! Bless Our God1P50.280
Mthunzi NambaSend Your Glory1P50.271
AbbaGold – Greatest Hits1P50.000
AkonKonvicted1P50.000
Alicia KeysSongs In A Minor1P50.000
Andrea BocelliSogno1P50.000
Backstreet BoysMillennium1P50.000
Britney SpearsBritney1P50.000
Britney SpearsOops!…I Did It Again1P50.000
Elvis PresleyElv1s: 30 #1 Hits1P50.000
EnigmaMcmxc A.D.1P50.000
Kylie MinogueFever1P50.000
MadonnaBedtime Stories1P50.000
Michael JacksonThriller1P50.000
Michael Learns To RockNothing To Lose1P50.000
QueenMade In Heaven1P50.000
Red Hot Chili PeppersCalifornication1P50.000
Robert MilesDreamland1P50.000
Savage GardenAffirmation1P50.000
Savage GardenSavage Garden1P50.000
ShakiraLaundry Service1P50.000
Spice GirlsSpice1P50.000
StingBrand New Day1P50.000
The Beatles11P50.000
The CorrsIn Blue1P50.000
The CranberriesNo Need To Argue1P50.000
Usher87011P50.000
WestlifeWorld Of Our Own1P50.000
Hlengiwe MhlabaTrsandlcni Somusa1P47.356
AndrietteWat Rym Met Liefde1P45.960
Cassper NyovestRefiloe1P40.752
AkaLevels1P40.480
AkaTouch My Blood1P30.000
Amanda BlackAmazulu1P30.000
Benjamin DubeVictorious – In His Presence1P30.000
Bethel MusicWe Will Not Be Shaken1P30.000
Cassper NyovestSweet & Short1P30.000
Dr TumiHeart Of A King1P30.000
EmteeAvery1P30.000
Lady ZamarKing Zamar1P30.000
Nasty CStrings And Bling1P30.000
Prince KaybeeRe Mmino1P30.000
Various ArtistsSpirit Of Praise Vol. 51P30.000
Various ArtistsSpirit Of Praise Vol.61P30.000
ZonkeWork Of Heart1G29.330
Ricus NelSing Don Williams & Anoer Country Legendes1G28.700
Juanita Du PlessisCountry Hart1G27.058
Mthunzi NambaThe Collection1G26.250
Sibongile KhumaloThe Greatest Hits1G25.541
Springbok Nude GirlsGoddank Vir Klank / The Fat Lady Sings1G25.430
Wicus Van Der MerweHie Komme Ding1G25.301
Macecilia A St PaulSelebaie Mchau1G25.200
Macecilia A St PaulMoshe Mohlanka Oa Modimo1G25.170
Mzvrakh.E MbuliNow Is The Time1G25.130
Ace Of BaseHappy Nation/The Sign1G25.000
Avril LavigneThe Best Damn Thing1G25.000
BlueOne Love1G25.000
Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera1G25.000
Christina AguileraMy Kind Of Christmas1G25.000
Christina AguileraStripped1G25.000
Crash Test DummiesGod Shuffled His Feet1G25.000
EnigmaEnigma 2 – The Cross Of Changes1G25.000
Enrique IglesiasEscape1G25.000
George MichaelOlder1G25.000
India ArieAcoustic Soul1G25.000
Janet JacksonThe Velvet Rope1G25.000
JewelThis Way1G25.000
MadonnaErotica1G25.000
MadonnaGhv21G25.000
MadonnaMadonna1G25.000
MadonnaSomething To Remember1G25.000
Mary J. BligeNo More Drama1G25.000
Michael Learns To RockPlayed On Pepper1G25.000
No DoubtRock Steady1G25.000
Norah JonesFeels Like Home1G25.000
SoundtrackSpace Jam1G25.000
The Black Eyed PeasElephunk1G25.000
The CorrsTalk On Corners1G25.000
The CranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We1G25.000
The CranberriesTo The Faithful Departed1G25.000
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston1G25.000
Man E JacksonDankie Heer1G22.580
Ifani1 Believes In Me: 2nd Quadrant1G21.580
AndriettePerel Vir N Kroon1G20.910
Juanita Du PlessisGospel Is Groot Vol. 11G20.725
Fredi NestVrystaat Limousine1G20.341
BeatenbergHanging Gardens Of Beatenberg1G20.064
Benjamin DubeSanctified In His Presence1G15.000
Bethel MusicHave It All1G15.000
Bethel MusicYou Make Me Brave1G15.000
Cassper NyovestThuto1G15.000
Dj GanyaniHouse Grooves Vol.101G15.000
Dr Thomas Chauke Na Shinyori SistersShimatsatsa,No34:Xinganga1G15.000
Igcokama ElishaUbisi1G15.000
KhuzaniInhlinini Yoxolo1G15.000
KhuzaniIsixxa Samaxoki1G15.000
Neyi ZimuThe Waiting Is Over1G15.000
Norah JonesCome Away With Me1G15.000
SandsSands Of Time1G15.000
Shane EagleNever Grow Up1G15.000
SinachWaymaker1G15.000
Various ArtistsSpirit Of Praise Vol.71G15.000
Various ArtistsWomen In Praise- Live In Swaziland1G15.000
ZaharaMgodi1G15.000