By Juan Cristobal Guzman

 

The Bee Gees have sold over 120 million albums all over the world. Their total record sales (albums + singles sales) exceed 180 million. The figures would exceed 225 million if solo works and albums written and produced for other artists were added.

ALBUM SALES
 
USA

UK

WORLD
Bee Gees First (1967) 450,000 200,000 1,100,000
Horizontal (1968) 200,000 80,000 1,000,000
Idea (1968) 300,000 300,000 1,000,000
Rare, precious... (1968) 50,000   130,000
Odessa (1969) 250,000 50,000 775,000
Best of... (1969) 800,000 250,000 2,200,000
Rare, precious... 2 (1970) 50,000   100,000
Cucumber castle (1970) 30,000 8,000 100,000
2 years on (1971) 100,000   275,000
Trafalgar (1971) 100,000   300,000
In the morning -JP- (1971)     29,000
Melody/SWALK (1971)     250,000
My world -JP- (1971)     57,000
To whom it may concern (1972) 100,000   175,000
Perfect - JP - (1972)     1,000
Life in a tin can (1973) 80,000   160,000
Best of vol 2 (1973) 150,000   600,000
Mr Natural (1974) 25,000   95,000
Main Course (1975) 1,100,000   1,850,000
Children of the world (1976) 1,800,000   2,600,000
Gold (1976) 500,000   1,000,000
Here at last (1977) 3,200,000 100,000 4,600,000
Bonanza (1977)   100,000 100,000
Saturday night fever (1977) 15,500,000 1,900,000 40,000,000
20 Greatest Hits (1978)     350,000
All time greatest hits -NL- (1978)     100 000
Massachusetts (1978)   100,000 100,000
I've gotta get a message to you (1978)   60,000 60,000
Sgt Pepper (1978) 1,000,000   2,000,000
Spirits having flown (1979) 5,000,000 900,000 21,000,000
You should be dancing - FR- (1979)     100,000
Daydream - FR- (1979)     100,000
Greatest (1979) 3,500,000 350,000 5,200,000
Living eyes (1981) 150,000 20,000 750,000
Gold & Diamonds -DE- (1983)     200,000
Staying alive (1983) 1,500,000 60,000 4,500,000
ESP (1987) 50,000 300,000 3,000,000
Twenty-Two Hits -JP- (1987)     127,670
One (1989) 100,000 25,000 950,000
The very best (1990)   1,200,000 3,300,000
Tales from the Brothers Gibb (1990)     n.a.
Bee Gees Story (1990)     450,000
High Civilization (1991)     1,100,000
Success Story -FR- (1992)     210,000
Size isn't everything (1993)   100,000 700,000
First of May -JP- (1996)     128,000
Still waters (1997) 688,000 200,000 4,600,000
One night only (1998) 1,626,000 1,100,000 5,700,000
This is where I came in (2001) 260,000 120,000 850,000
The record (2001) 1,232,000 900,000 5,450,000
Number Ones (2004) 727,900 264,000(*) 1,400,000
Love Songs (2005) 62,000    
TOTAL + 41,315,900 + 8,612,000 120,912,670

(*) December 2004

SINGLE SALES
  USA UK WORLD
New York mining disaster (1967)     1,000,000
To love somebody (1967)     500,000
Holiday (1967)    
Massachusetts (1967)   630,000 5,000,000
World (1968)   300,000 2,000,000
Turn around, look at me -JP - (1968)     13,000
Words (1968)     2,000,000
I've gotta get a message to you (1968)   600,000 2,000,000
Jumbo (1968)     7,000,000
I started a joke (1968)    
First of May (1969)    
Tomorrow, tomorrow (1969)    
Don't forget to remember (1969)   590,000
I.O.I.O. (1970)    
Lonely days (1970) 1,100,000  
Melody fair (1971)     500,000
How can you mend a broken heart (1971) 1,600,000   3,500,000
In the morning -JP- (1971)    
My world (1972)    
Run to me (1972)    
Alive (1972)    
Saw a new morning (1973)    
Wouldn't I be someone (1973)    
Mr Natural (1974)    
Throw a penny (1974)    
Charade (1974)    
Jive talkin (1975) 1,200,000 250,000 42,500,000
Nights on Broadway (1975) 750,000  
Fanny (Be tender with my love) (1976) 500,000  
You should be dancing (1976) 1,500,000  
Love so right (1976) 1,030,000  
Children of the world (1977)    
Boogie child (1977) 500,000  
Edge of the universe (1977)    
How deep is your love (1977) 1,800,000 580,000
Stayin alive (1978) 3,600,000 320,000
Night fever (1978) 3,000,000 870,000
Too much heaven (1978) 2,700,000 545,000
Tragedy (1979) 2,500,000 560,000
Love you inside out (1979) 1,400,000  
Spirits having flown (1979)    
He's a liar (1981)    
Living eyes (1981)    
Paradise (1982)    
The woman in you (1983)    
Someone belonging to someone (1983)    
You win again (1987)   680,000 2,000,000
E.S.P. (1987)     1,300,000
Crazy for your love (1988)    
Angela (1988)    
Ordinary lives (1989)    
One (1989) 450,000  
Tokyo Nights (1989)    
Secret love (1991)    
When he's gone (1991)    
The only love (1991)    
Paying the price of love (1993)     1,600,000
For whom the bell tolls (1993)   280,000
How to fall in love Pt 1 (1994)    
First of May -JP-  (1996)   114,040
Alone (1997)   230,000
I could not love you more (1997)    
Still waters (Run deep) (1997)    
Immortality (1998)   175,000
This is where I came in (2001)    
TOTAL + 23,630,000 + 6,530,000 60,900,000
 
TOTAL RECORD SALES
Albums

120,912,670

Singles 60,900,000
TOTAL 182,812,670

MORE DATA

ALBUMS             

Odessa

Germany
200 000

Japan
100 000

Best of Bee Gees
Germany
300 000

Canada
250 000

Melody /SWALK
Japan
169 000

Best of Bee Gees V 2
Canada
100 000

Main Course
Canada
300 000

Saturday Night Fever

Germany
1 750 000

Australia

1 200 000

Mexico

600 000

Canada

1 700 000

France
2 087 400

20 Greatest Hits
Germany
250 000

Spirits Having Flown
Canada
750 000

France
879 900

Greatest

Canada
250 000

Living eyes

Canada
100 000

Japan
36 650

Staying alive

Canada
175 000

France
125 000

Japan
374 340

E.S.P.
Germany
750 000

Japan
29 610

One
Germany
300 000

France
110 000

Bee Gees Story
France
200 000

Italy

200 000

The very best
Germany
1 000 000

Netherlands
200 000

Japan
43 700

High civilization
Germany
500 000

Switzerland
50 000

Still waters
Germany
700 000

Australia
150 000

France
400 000

One Night Only
Australia
300 000

Argentina
100 000

Chile
24 000

New Zealand
150 000

This Is Where I...
Canada
50 000

Australia
35 000

Switzerland
25 000

The Record
Brazil
150 000

Australia
300 000

Spain
50 000

Chile
25 000

Japan
62 165

Number Ones
Brazil
125 000

Japan
19 963


SINGLES           

Massachusetts
Japan
517 000

Germany
2 000 000

World

Japan
96 000

Words

Japan
91 000

I started a joke

Japan
101 000

Melody fair

Japan
454 000

In the morning

Japan
45 000

My world

Japan
78 000

Stayin alive

France
500 000

Canada
300 000

Germany
400 000

Night fever

Japan
370 000

France
500 000

Too much heaven

France
500 000

You win again

Germany
1 000 000

Immortality

Germany
500 000

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