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GREEN DAY - USA ALBUM SALES

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfeit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only releases unless they have been released by GREEN DAY's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 GREEN DAY tracks or at least 30 minutes of GREEN DAY music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title....................................RIAA Award......Album Sales......Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1990....-----....none....39/Smooth............................................................................80,000.....30k-SScanDec01, + '09 vinyl reissue, never on USA cd
1991....-----....1995....1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours......Gold.......................875,000.....632k-SScanAug10
1992....-----....2003....Kerplunk...............................................Platinum.............1,100,000.....753k-SScanAug10
1994....002....1999....Dookie..................................................PLAT x 10........10,815,000.....8.14m-SScanJun13 + 1.26m-BmgClub ('94-'02)
1995....002....1996....Insomniac.............................................PLAT x 2............2,650,000.....2.15m-SScanJul12
1996....-----....none....Limited Edition Double CD Pack..........................................20,000.....Lookout-GDR/DCD001, 2cds (1039+Kerplunk)
1997....010....2000....Nimrod..................................................PLAT x 2............2,300,000.....2.10m-SScanJul12
2000....004....2000....Warning................................................Gold...................1,250,000.....1.20m-SScanDec12
2001....040....2005....International Superhits..........................Platinum............2,000,000.....1.84m-SScanJun09
2002....027....none....Shenanigans......................................................................225,000.....183k-SScanJun05
2004....001....2013....American Idiot.......................................PLAT x 7...........7,200,000.....6.18m-SScanApr14
2005....008....none....Bullet In A Bible.................................................................525,000.....410k-SScanMar06

2009....001....2011....20th Century Breakdown......................Platinum............1,075,000.....1.05m-SScanSep12

2009....-----....none....The Green Day Collection.....................................................5,000.....download-only release, 12cd equivalent

2009....198....none....Last Night On Earth-Live In Tokyo......................................30,000.....3k-SScanNov09w-1

2011....014....none....Awesome As F**k..............................................................100,000.....38k-SScanApr11w-3

2012....002....none....Uno....................................................................................325,000.....287k-SScanJan13

2012....009....none....Dos....................................................................................175,000.....148k-SScanJan13

2012....013....none....Tre.....................................................................................150,000.....124k-SScanFeb13

2012....-----....none....Uno-Dos-Tre........................................................................15,000.....Reprise 632242, 3cd + video

2014....112....none....Demolicious.........................................................................15,000.....4k-SScanApr14w-1

+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums.................................................295,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES...........................................................................30,225,000
Total Soundscan-registered Album sales (1991 - Sep 2008) = 23,000,000



RIAA album Certification data as of July 1, 2014:

2.....Gold....................1,000,000 disc units...........1,000,000 albums
3.....Platinum..............3,000,000 disc units...........3,000,000 albums
2.....PLAT x 2.............4,000,000 disc units...........4,000,000 albums
1.....PLAT x 7.............7,000,000 disc units...........7,000,000 albums
1.....PLAT x 10.........10,000,000 disc units.........10,000,000 albums
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9...............................25,000,000 disc units.........25,000,000 albums

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