Belgium - Additional Information

All of the following information is from the Humo charts, which were generally regarded as the unofficial Belgium charts. Information on this page is courtesy of Colin Hughes, Jürgen, John Boylan, Jan Havran, and Maurizio. Thanks very much!

Key to Abbreviations:

Title: The title of the single or album. With singles, if there are two titles listed on one line, that single was considered a double A side.
Date: This is the date the single or album first appeared in the chart.
Positions: These are the Top 30 chart positions for a single or album.
Year End Charts: The end of year charts based on chart performance from the Humo charts.

Week to Week Charts

Belgium Singles - Humo Charts
TitleDatePositions
Ring Ring07/07/7311,6,3,3,2,2,4,7,11,18
Waterloo13/04/7419,10,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,5,8,17,17,23
Honey Honey03/08/7419,19,19,19,23,20,20,24,29,30
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do29/03/7519,9,6,5,3,3,2,3,4,7,14
SOS05/07/7510,3,2,1,3,3,5,13,18
Mamma Mia13/12/7522,10,5,3,2,2,4,7,11,19
Fernando13/03/7618,9,7,5,1,1,2,2,2,2,3,5,10,15,19,26
Dancing Queen21/08/7614,6,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,3,4,11,18
Money, Money, Money20/11/7611,4,2,1,1,1,1,2,3,6,8,9,13
Knowing Me, Knowing You26/02/7719,10,5,2,2,2,4,8,10,17,29
The Name Of The Game22/10/7724,16,9,6,4,3,3,2,3,8,10,12,20,21
Take A Chance On Me04/02/7822,10,4,2,2,1,2,5,7,10,21
Eagle / Thank You For The Music20/05/7819,6,5,4,4,4,2,3,8,14,20
Summer Night City23/09/7814,9,8,7,6,4,3,6,11,22
Chiquitita27/01/7916,9,5,2,1,1,1,1,1,2,2,5,8,11,14,25
Does Your Mother Know15/05/7916,9,3,2,1,3,5,5,7,12,19
Voulez-Vous / Angeleyes21/07/7930,9,4,2,2,1,3,4,8,8,10,16,28
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!27/10/7928,11,3,2,2,1,4,6,13,20
I Have A Dream15/12/7925,11,3,3,2,1,1,1,1,3,6,9,12
The Winner Takes It All02/08/8025,5,2,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,7,11,12,24
Super Trouper15/11/8023,14,5,2,1,1,1,2,2,3,4,7,14,22
Lay All Your Love On Me01/08/8125,15,15,13,29
One Of Us19/12/8115,2,1,1,1,1,1,4,9,16,21,27
Head Over Heels27/02/8213,11,3,4,6,15,22
I Know There's Something Going On04/09/8215,6,1,1,1,3,5,14,26
Never Again23/10/8215,9,19
To Turn The Stone30/10/8215,9,12,13,13,21
The Day Before You Came30/10/8217,6,6,3,3,4,5,6,20
Under Attack25/12/8211,5,4,4,2,10,19,22
Here We'll Stay14/05/8329
The Heat Is On21/05/8313,11,6,5,4,2,2,8,11,19
Wrap Your Arms Around Me30/07/8317,13,6,4,2,1,1,5,9,15,23
Can't Shake Loose12/11/8324,30
Shine15/09/8427,14,9,9,12,22
One Night In Bangkok08/12/8428,21,6,5,4,3,3,1,1,1,3,6,11,11,14,21,26
I Know Him So Well16/02/8520,14,13,13,13,16,17,27
I Won't Let You Go23/03/8514,13,13,7,8,14,20,29
The Last Time20/02/8824
Dancing Queen17/10/9229,21,20,18,25,25,39
If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mindwk 16/0415,12,

Belgium Albums
TitleDatePositions
Greatest Hits Vol. 21980no info,4,3,3,3,4,3,6,8,10
Super Trouper19802,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,2,1,1,5,7,10
Abba Wan1981?9,7,9,3,5,9,5,9
The Visitors19816,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,1,2,2,4,6
Abba - The Singles19825,4,2,1,2,1,1,2,3,3,6,6,8

Belgium Albums - Ultratop Flanders Charts
TitleDatePositions
Forever Gold02/11/9644,40,40,36,33,45
Love Stories14/11/9842,34,35,40
Abba Gold17/04/9936,20,19,19,15,17,19,22,26,19,17,20,25,29,35,29,23,26,30,32,
38,40,28,21,26,33,36,29,32,42
Abba Gold11/12/9947
Abba Gold01/01/0049,42,40,41,45
Abba Gold24/06/0040,44
The Definitive Collection15/12/0147,33,29,35,42,50
The Abba Story25/05/0468,17,11,11,12,15,22,35,50,59,70,95
Abba Gold09/04/0598,84,99,69,70,68,79,92,77
The Definitive Collection16/04/0592
The Definitive Collection04/06/05100
Abba Gold13/08/0589,73
The Definitive Collection13/08/0578,69,99
Number Ones23/12/0687,89,88,80
Abba Gold06/09/0845,25,19,23,32,22,37,44,52,64,64,100,95
More Abba Gold13/09/0878,84
Abba Gold27/12/0889,73,64
Abba Gold24/01/0990,99,86,71,79
Collected30/07/1169,25,5,5,6,7,9,8,15,8,10,15,24,23,60,70,80,0,79,90,98,87,
83,93,81,0,90
A (Agnetha)18/05/1330,6,17,34,49,50,47,62,65,94,99
Live At Wembley Arena04/10/1460,16,42,43,51,52
Piano (Benny)07/10/1730,36,??,103

Belgium Albums - Ultratop Wallonia Charts
TitleDatePositions
Abba Gold08/04/9543
Abba Gold01/07/9541
Abba Gold30/03/9650,27,32,30,48
Abba Gold18/05/9633,48
Abba Gold31/08/9640,43
Forever Gold26/10/9631,20,23,24,25,39
Forever Gold08/02/9742
Abba Gold22/08/9850,46
Love Stories21/11/9836,36,41,48,50
Love Stories23/01/9947
Abba Gold08/05/9929,22,22,26,25,22,19,16,20,22,24,25,22,19,16,16,26,25,23,
32,25,25,36,30,29,26,30,44
Abba Gold11/12/9945,48,46,40,40,36,40
Abba Gold04/03/0050
The Abba Story20/03/0478,56,51,44,60,69,62,82
The Abba Story19/06/0483,64,69,81,93
The Definitive Collection04/06/0581
The Definitive Collection11/02/06100,98
Number Ones16/12/06100
Abba Gold13/09/0890,38,21,43,44,32,34,48,49,46,65,64,71,75,83,93,79
More Abba Gold27/09/0860,86,81,0,92
Abba Gold17/01/09100,0,89,0,0,90
Les No.1 De Abba12/09/0929,34,20,26,27,32,32,34,43,66,72,73,90,99,90
Les No.1 De Abba09/01/1087,72,0,82,85,0,93,98
Collected06/08/1129,21,19,17,24,15,21,26,29,36,56,41,31,30,19,47,56,59,78,
92,75,76,79,71,65,54,71
Collected25/02/1282
A (Agnetha)18/05/1396,35,75,88,91
Live At Wembley Arena04/10/14195,28,48,55,76,92

Year End Charts

At the end of each year, the top singles and albums for the year were compiled based upon chart performance. Below are the year-end positions for the ABBA material that made it into the year-end Top Chart Performers for the year. Please note this is based solely on chart performance, and not on sales.

1973 singles: Ring Ring was number 19 in the year.

1974 singles: Waterloo was number 11 in the year.

1975 singles: I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do was number 12 for the year.
1975 singles: SOS was number 22 for the year.

1976 singles: Mamma Mia was number 61 for the year.
1976 singles: Fernando was number 2 for the year.
1976 singles: Dancing Queen was number 1 for the year.
1976 singles: Money, Money, Money was number 22 for the year.

1977 singles: Money, Money, Money was number 60 for the year.
1977 singles: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 25 for the year.
1977 singles: The Name Of The Game was number 16 for the year.

1978 singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 23 for the year.
1978 singles: Eagle / Thank You For The Music was number 24 for the year.
1978 singles: Summer Night City was number 36 for the year.

1979 singles: Chiquitita was number 2 for the year.
1979 singles: Does Your Mother Know was number 18 for the year.
1979 singles: Voulez-Vous / Angeleyes was number 12 for the year.
1979 singles: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! was number 29 for the year.

1980 singles: I Have A Dream was number 12 for the year.
1980 singles: The Winner Takes It All was number 1 for the year.
1980 singles: Super Trouper was number 42 for the year.

1981 singles: Super Trouper was number 57 for the year.

1982 singles: One Of Us was number 24 for the year.
1982 singles: Head Over Heels was number 55 for the year.
1982 singles: I Know There's Something Going On by Frida was number 22 for the year.
1982 singles: The Day Before You Came was number 27 for the year.
1982 singles: To Turn The Stone by Frida was number 100 for the year.

1983 singles: Under Attack was number 64 for the year.
1983 singles: Wrap Your Arms Around Me by Agnetha was number 14 for the year.
1983 singles: The Heat Is On by Agnetha was number 26 for the year.

1984 singles: Shine by Frida was number 100 for the year.

1985 singles: One Night In Bangkok from Chess was number 10 for the year.
1985 singles: I Know Him So Well from Chess was number 84 for the year.
1985 singles: I Won't Let You Go by Agnetha was number 67 for the year.

1999 albums: Abba Gold was number 33 for the year.

Accreditations:

In Belgium, a Gold award is for 50,000 copies and a Platinum award is for 100,000 copies.

Waterloo - Gold
I Do, I Do, I Do, I do, I Do - Silver
SOS - Gold
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Gold

Arrival - Gold
Voulez-Vous - Platinum
Greatest Hits Vol. 2 - Platinum
Super Trouper - Platinum - 450,000+
The Visitors - Platinum
The Singles - The First Ten Years - Gold
Abba Gold - Platinum x 7
More Abba Gold - Gold
The Definitive Collection - Gold

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Last updated: 27 October 2017.