CSPC: ABBA Popularity Analysis

Original Compilation Sales

Gold (1992)
  • America
    • US – 8,800,000
    • Canada – 1,600,000
    • Argentina – 250,000
    • Brazil – 300,000
    • Mexico – 400,000
  • Asia
    • Japan – 875,000
  • Oceania
    • Australia – 1,300,000
    • New Zealand – 265,000
  • Europe – 17,180,000
    • UK – 5,800,000
    • France – 1,810,000
    • Germany – 2,900,000
    • Italy – 725,000
    • Spain – 900,000
    • Sweden – 700,000
    • Netherland – 450,000
    • Switzerland – 600,000
    • Austria – 300,000
    • Finland – 146,000
  • World – 34,000,000

Here is a little surprise. I don’t like much to post breakdowns of compilation albums as it goes against the CSPC ideology. The appeal of a best of is just the cumulative tally of the appeal of all its songs, which added value came from original studio albums. Still, Gold figures is various markets is just so extraordinary that I felt the need to post those numbers. In Europe, the album is the second highest selling album ever behind Thriller by Michael Jackson. In Asia it sold a huge 3 million, in Oceania it eclipsed the unbelievable total of 1,5 million. Even in North America, where the band popularity is supposed to be much weaker, the album sold more than 10 million units.

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Johnny be Good

Any estimation on “Voyage” ?


“even becoming Australian biggest selling album ever at the time” should be “Australia’s”
“It hasn’t break records in Germany” should be “It hasn’t BROKEN records”.
I take it that this is not an native English-speaking site?


“I take it this is not an native English speaking site”, should be “…a native…”

Yes, though, English is not the native tongue used, in the majority of articles.

Last edited 5 months ago by Martin

“They haven’t quite stop there”
Should be “stopped” (not stop). Need a proof-reader! ;-0


Is it me or was much more expected from their studio albums???


All of their studio albums must be about 50 million sales.


Where are you getting this number from?


El álbum Voulez Vouz aquí tiene 578.000 ventas en streams, pero en Most streamed albums (all-time) aparece con más de 800.000.000 streams en spotify, así que supongo que hay error en uno de los números.

Last edited 10 months ago by jt1916