France Album Sales: Mariah Carey

MTV Unplugged (1992) Era

After months of articles on, you must be familiar with the fact live sets are often good sellers when they are the closest product to a compilation in an artist discography. A greatest hits of unknown hits still doesn’t turn into a huge seller yet.

Both situations happened with MTV Unplugged 1992 EP. When it was first released, it hasn’t sold much because Mariah Carey was very far from being a star at that point and her first songs weren’t receiving recurring airplay. This situation led most consumers to elect first the #16 single I’ll Be There that was a well known song in France thanks to the original Jackson 5 hit.

As for becoming a good catalog seller thanks to the record being close to a compilation, this was soon going to become true too…

Top 3 Most Streamed Tracks on Spotify
  1. I’ll Be There – 6,763,000

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Celine Dion, Madonna and Whitney Houston all got the France Album Sales treatment during the last few months. Among the historical Divas big five only Mariah Carey and Barbra Streisand are missing. Let’s fix half of this concern by studying the career of the former vocalist
Can we have Barbra’s France Album Sales article😂, please


Hi, MJD according to this page Daydream has sold 730,400 in France. Is it true information?

John Will

Great work!Now, among the historical Divas big five only Barbra Streisand are missing. I can’t wait to read your fixing this concern by studying the career of Barbra! It’s must be a big project。


!!!4 years past, maybe MJD forget this╮(╯_╰)╭


Finally! 4.8 million is a handsome number… quite similar to her total in South Korea.


Not to mention her France total is higher than her German total, which is amazing, considering that Germany is a stronger music market than France Mariah’s sales in Germany are at around 4 million, so almost 1 million less than France.

I believe Mariah’s top music markets (sales wise) are:
1. USA (70m+)
2. Japan (~20m)
3. UK (7,5m+)
4. Canada/South Korea/France (4,8-5m)

Also, Is it true Mariah is one of the top 5 american artists in France, and just 2nd to Madonna? If true, then WOW!


I believe she would’ve been 3rd/4th in France. She would definitely has less total than Celine Dion and I believe Whitney would beat her sales too, mainly due to crazy success of The Bodyguard.

Samuel King

Actually, she has more than Whitney