Canada - Additional Information

The chart runs are from the Canadian RPM Charts and were sent to me by Colin Hughes. Other information is from the CRIA website and was sent to me via Dean Scapolo. Certifications are from the Music Canada web site via John Boylan. End of Year charts are courtesy of Toby Petterson.

Week to Week Charts

Canada RPM Chart Singles
TitleDatePositions
Waterloo15/06/197464,41,26,22,16,14,7,7,7,39,59
Honey Honey21/09/197490,73,68,67,47,32,29,19,18,35,69
SOS13/09/197598,87,83,75,53,48,37,32,27,20,17,19,28,36,39,39,39,56
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do28/02/197689,74,64,46,45,26,23,18,17,14,17,19,30,36,41
Mamma Mia05/06/197696,78,72,50,42,39,33,27,24,20,18,18,24,28,31,35,44,51,60,89
Fernando18/09/197697,69,62,52,29,15,4,4,11,15,19,22,23,24,24,24
Dancing Queen01/01/197797,60,53,43,32,20,14,12,9,8,6,4,3,1,1,3,3,10,15,23,28,37
Knowing Me, Knowing You21/05/197791,75,63,45,41,27,17,13,11,6,5,5,6,8,19,28
Money, Money, Money29/10/197791,72,63,54,50,47,53,78
The Name Of The Game14/01/197887,63,48,46,38,27,26,20,19,15,15,14,14,27,53,55,82
Take A Chance On Me06/05/197888,70,44,38,35,28,20,16,6,4,4,3,9,17,28,39,44,68,92
Summer Night City10/02/197991,90,99
Does Your Mother Know02/06/197992,78,55,43,29,19,19,18,16,16,13,13,13,12,12,19,19,18,27,42,46
Angeleyes22/09/197987,75,52,51,49,44,44,42,48,57,61,69
Chiquitita24/11/197994,85,71,66,57,42,42,37,36,36,37,50,62,74,79,90
The Winner Takes It All08/11/198098,70,no info
Super Trouper28/03/198147,45,33,32,33,33,34

Canada RPM Chart Albums
TitleDatePositions
Abba05/06/1976100,67,66,60,55
Greatest Hits02/10/197699,85,66,59,55,52,46,40,21,17,7,13,13,13,14,23,25,33,44,49,21,
7,7,6,7,25,13,8,3,2,3,3,4,5,3,3,8,9,15,20,28,30,31,33,39,54,52,50,
45,29,24,23,22,23,23,27,33,71
Arrival26/02/197785,53,20,20,35,10,4,4,4,4,4,9,25,62,69,65,82,90
Arrival10/09/197777,67,64,61,66,50,42,42,80
Abba - The Album04/03/197888,58,49,40,39,30,30,28,20,20,21,21,21,20,20,
29,27,24,16,12,12,12,8,8,20,22,33,33,55,75
Voulez-Vous07/07/197987,72,51,47,43,25,25,25,24,19,13,7,7,6,9,11,9,13,13,13,8,8,
7,7,7,7,7,8,8,8,13,13,13,21,25,35,35,29,30,25,28,28,40,44,48,40,40,
35,37,60,64,76
Greatest Hits Vol.215/12/197977,51,34,34,16,12,10,8,8,8,13,13,13,14,
10,14,14,18,19,23,23,27,19,20,18,18,18,22,30,34,52,53,70
Super Trouper06/12/198031,19,13,9,8,7,7,12,12,11,10,13,13,12,12,21,21,23,22,23,34,36,36,48
The Vistors26/12/198141,19,18,18,19,20,20,25,26,34,42
Abba - The Singles04/12/198294,69,52,33,25,24,24,34,40,38,43,48,50,48,48,
68,76,78,83
Love Songs15/05/198479,75,72,75,73,76,86
Abba Gold06/03/199334,16,4,5,7,11,12,10,15,17,19,20,23,26,31,31,43,54,54,51,48,54,58,56,52,56,70,70,72,75,90

Canada RPM Chart Adult Contemporary
TitleDatePositions
Honey Honey26/10/197448,33,16,8,11,18,21
SOS20/12/197522,17,21,21,38
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do28/02/197648,45,41,30,21,19,16,14,7,6,23,35,28,18,23
Mamma Mia19/06/197648,40,39,31,14,11,11,23,33
Fernando18/09/197647,26,22,9,5,3,2,1,3,5,11,17,37,40,41
Dancing Queen18/12/197648,40,26,26,11,8,7,3,3,4,12,18,32,40
Knowing Me, Knowing You21/05/197743,38,36,23,16,8,6,8,13,16,18,26
The Name Of The Game04/02/197848,39,22,16,15,12,12,24,10,9,12,15,22
Take A Chance On Me13/05/197840,34,32,18,14,8,8,7,15,29,10,9,12,15,22
Does Your Mother Know14/07/197947,37,26,10,6,3,2,2,12,14,21,29,45
Chiquitita01/12/197948,39,38,34,32,32,17,14,14,24,33
I Have A Dream19/04/198023,12,12,4,2,1,5,6,12,16,23,35
When All Is Said And Done20/01/198225,16,6,6,5,4,11,11,18
The Day Before You Came27/11/198227,23,20,19,14,14,6,6,5,13

Key to Abbreviations:

Accreditations: Platinum and Diamond awards for copies shipped to stores.
End of Year Charts: Positions in the year end lists for ABBA items.

Accreditations:

In Canada, a Gold award is given for 50,000 copies, a Platinum award is for 100,000 copies shipped to stores, while a Diamond award is for 1,000,000 copies shipped to stores. With thanks to Michael Hartmann for a lot of these.

Abba - Gold
Greatest Hits - Platinum x 5
Arrival - Platinum x 2
Abba - The Album - Platinum x 2
Voulez-Vous - Platinum x 2
Super Trouper - None
Abba - The Collection - Platinum
The Best of ABBA - Gold
Abba Gold - Diamond
More Abba Gold - Gold
The Abba Collection - Gold
20th Century Masters - Platinum
Mamma Mia! Soundtrack - Platinum x 2
Icon - Platinum

Fernando - Gold
One Night In Bangkok - Platinum

Abba Gold (Music Video) - Platinum

Year End Charts

At the end of each year, the top singles and albums for the year were compiled based upon sales, from the CRIA web site. Below are the year-end positions for the ABBA material that made it into the year-end charts.

1974 singles: Honey Honey was number 177 for the year.
1974 singles: Waterloo was number 67 for the year.

1975 singles: SOS was number 160 for the year.

1976 singles: Mamma Mia was number 147 for the year.
1976 singles: I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do was number 132 for the year.
1976 singles: Fernando was number 61 for the year.

1977 singles: Fernando was number 171 for the year.
1977 singles: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 61 for the year.
1977 singles: Dancing Queen was number 5 for the year.

1978 singles: The Name Of The Game was number 96 for the year.
1978 singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 55 for the year.

1979 singles: Does Your Mother Know was number 52 for the year.

1976 albums: Greatest Hits was number 88 for the year.

1977 albums: Arrival was number 27 for the year.
1977 albums: Greatest Hits was number 13 for the year.

1978 albums: The Album was number 42 for the year.

1979 albums: Voulez-Vous was number 18 for the year.

1980 albums: Voulez-Vous was number 37 for the year.
1980 albums: Greatest Hits Vol.2 was number 26 for the year.

1981 albums: Super Trouper was number 30 for the year.

1982 albums: The Visitors was number 73 for the year.

1983 albums: Abba - The Singles was number 96 for the year.

1993 albums: Abba Gold was number 35 for the year.

2000 albums: ABBA Gold was number 48 for the year.

2001 albums: ABBA Gold was number 79 for the year.
2001 albums: 20th Century Masters was number 57 for the year.

2002 albums: Mamma Mia Soundtrack was number 147 for the year.
2002 albums: ABBA Gold was number 124 for the year.
2002 albums: 20th Century Masters was number 83 for the year.

Maintained by Trent Nickson.
Last updated: 27 March 2016.