All of the following information is from De Nederlandse Top 40 Hitdossier CD-Rom. With thanks to Trijnie Dijkema, Walter Veldman, Marnix ten Brinke, Maurizio, Ján Havran and Michael Hartmann. Colin Hughes provided the week to week positions for The National Hit Parade charts. Enjoy!
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 40 chart positions for a single or album. Special mention to a couple of the later singles which featured in the "up and coming" to the Top 100, similar to "bubbling under" in the US Hot 100.
Year End Charts: Top 100 based on chart performance in the Top 40 throughout the year, with a number 1 earning 40 points and a number 40 earning 1 point.
Accreditations: Gold and platinum awards for copies shipped to stores.
|I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do||22/03/1975||28,13,7,3,3,7,12,17,26,40|
|Money, Money, Money||13/11/1976||10,3,1,1,2,3,9,12,17,32,35,40|
|Knowing Me, Knowing You||26/02/1977||11,4,3,4,7,16,32|
|The Name Of The Game||29/10/1977||9,4,2,4,15,16,27,30,36|
|Take A Chance On Me||28/01/1978||15,8,6,2,2,8,15,24,38|
|Eagle/Thank You For The Music||20/05/1978||25,10,5,4,4,11,16,26,34|
|Summer Night City||16/09/1978||17,9,9,7,5,5,12,20,34|
|Does Your Mother Know||12/05/1979||18,11,5,4,4,11,14,29|
|Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!||27/10/1979||19,10,4,2,2,4,7,16,30|
|I Have A Dream||15/12/1979||20,14,3,1,1,1,2,5,8,15,24|
|The Winner Takes It All||02/08/1980||17,6,3,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,6,12,20,32|
|One Of Us||12/12/1981||18,5,3,1,1,4,10,24,36|
|Head Over Heels||20/02/1982||20,7,4,4,13,33|
|The Day Before You Came||30/10/1982||17,5,3,3,8,16,38|
|Thank You For The Music||12/05/1984||38,38,40|
|If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind||24/04/2004||31,32|
|When You Really Loved Someone||16/03/2013||76|
|I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do||22/03/1975||19,9,7,4,3,6,13,26|
|Money, Money, Money||13/11/1976||13,3,2,1,1,2,11,11,20|
|Knowing Me, Knowing You||26/02/1977||16,3,2,2,8,14,27|
|The Name Of The Game||29/10/1977||9,4,2,2,2,3,5,11,19,26,28|
|Take A Chance On Me||04/02/1978||15,3,3,2,3,12,13,16,23|
|Eagle/Thank You For The Music||27/05/1978||28,7,7,11,12,10,12,21,22,27|
|Summer Night City||23/09/1978||10,11,11,10,11,13,22,32,42,44|
|Does Your Mother Know||12/05/1979||30,8,3,4,4,6,8,15,20,29,41|
|Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!||27/10/1979||48,3,2,3,4,5,8,10,19,19,41,47|
|I Have A Dream||22/12/1979||10,10,2,3,2,1,2,3,7,7,18,33,39|
|The Winner Takes It All||09/08/1980||11,7,1,1,1,1,1,5,3,3,12,16,24,43|
|One Of Us||12/12/1981||7,2,1,2,2,3,6,10,18,35,49|
|Head Over Heels||20/02/1982||17,1,3,3,10,12,39|
|The Day Before You Came||30/10/1982||21,3,3,4,5,8,16,25,28,34,49|
|Thank You For The Music||21/04/1984||29,23,36,43|
|Happy New Year||08/01/2000||15,17,39|
|Happy New Year||01/01/2011||47,8|
|Happy New Year||31/12/2011||70,11|
|Happy New Year||04/01/2014||24,|
|The Best of Abba||30/08/1975||28,8,8,9,12,14,19,25,47,49|
|The Best of Abba||01/05/1976||44,27,12,7,3,3,4,5,5,5,8,9,6,4,2,2,2,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,2,4,4,8,8,|
|The Very Best of Abba||04/09/1976||26,17,15,13,13,12,12,11,15,15,22,28,34,35,33,33,35,30,34,37,|
|Abba - The Album||07/01/1978||21,5,2,1,1,1,1,1,2,3,3,4,6,10,12,13,17,20,24,32,21,21,|
|Greatest Hits Vol.2||10/11/1979||19,10,5,4,4,5,5,8,8,8,10,10,10,16,23,24,36,38,47|
|A Van Abba||30/05/1981||39,24,8,7,3,3,3,3,3,1,1,1,1,2,3,4,9,12,21,22,30,25,34,39|
|Abba - The Singles||20/11/1982||32,13,10,8,8,7,6,4,5,10,18,23,36,39,50|
|More Abba Gold||05/06/1993||69,29,21,17,18,28,32,32,33,34,37,43,44,49,53,63,91|
|25 Jaar Na Waterloo 1||17/04/1999||38,6,3,3,1,2,3,3,4,4,2,1,1,2,3,3,2,2,2,2,4,5,5,5,7,16,11,13,13,14,16,|
|25 Jaar Na Waterloo 2||02/10/1999||60,14,7,8,9,8,13,19,30,33,27,30,31,28,22,23,27,32,31,42,60,63,94|
|The Definitive Collection||17/03/2003||77,60,66,69,51,39,67,74,46,44,52,60,74,74,76,91,93,88,96,97,89,99|
|The Definitive Collection||02/02/2004||95,75,61,67,63,61|
|My Colouring Book||24/04/2004||31,15,11,17,26,32,47,61,75,85|
|Mamma Mia! - Nederlandse Musical Cast||21/08/2004||1,1,1,2,|
|Arrival Deluxe Edition||23/10/2006||87,|
|The Albums (Box Set)||11/04/2009||88,37,41,55,61,83|
|Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition)||12/04/2014||60,80,68,62,|
|Live At Wembley Arena||04/10/2014||12,49,69|
|The Best of Abba||30/08/1975||20,8,7,8,12,18|
|The Best of Abba||01/01/1977||3,2,3,6,10|
|The Best of Abba||02/04/1977||9|
|Abba - The Album||14/01/1978||2,1,1,1,1,1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,11,14,14,16,19,19,13,8,16,11,11,|
|Greatest Hits Vol.2||17/11/1979||3,2,3,4,6,5,5,8,11,10,8,7,12,22,25,22,35,24,33,44,42,50|
|Greatest Hits Vol.2||04/10/1980||37,0,37,26,44|
|A Van Abba||20/06/1981||2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,3,2,7,7,8,8,10,24,20,30|
|A Van Abba||12/12/1981||47,48|
|A Van Abba||16/02/1982||48|
|Abba - The Singles||20/11/1982||14,5,6,8,8,6,5,5,6,8,15,21,42,42,40|
|From Abba With Love||21/04/1984||10,9,9,6,10,10,13,28,32,36,50|
|The Love Songs||28/10/1989||76,41,31,27,25,24,21,19,18,18,21,23,27,39,41,53,72,94,100|
|More Abba Gold||05/06/1993||68,19,10,10,16,17,23,25,26,26,24,28,29,34,34,34,59,98|
|25 Jaar Na Waterloo||17/04/1999||16,5,3,2,2,2,4,4,4,4,2,1,1,2,3,3,2,2,2,2,4,5,5,5,7,16,|
|25 Jaar Na Waterloo Deel 2||02/10/1999||60,14,7,8,9,8,13,19,30,33,27,30,31,31,28,22,23,27,|
|The Definitive Collection||22/03/2003||77,60,66,69,51,39,67,74,46,44,52,60,74,74,76,91,93,|
|The Definitive Collection||07/02/2004||96,75,61,67,63,61,63,75,100|
|The Albums (Box Set)||11/04/2009||88,37,41,55,61,83|
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 Netherlands. Please note that the 1999 onwards are based on sales and not chart performance.
1968 singles: Sunny Girl by the Hep Stars was number 50 for the year.
1973 singles: Ring Ring was number 65 for the year.
1974 singles: Waterloo was number 14 for the year.
1975 singles: I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do was number 38 for the year.
1975 singles: SOS was number 27 for the year.
1976 singles: Money Money Money was number 37 for the year.
1976 singles: Fernando was number 7 for the year.
1976 singles: Dancing Queen was number 1 for the year.
1977 singles: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 77 for the year.
1977 singles: The Name of the Game was number 58 for the year.
1978 singles: Eagle / Thank You For The Music was number 61 for the year.
1978 singles: Summer Night City was number 53 for the year.
1978 singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 52 for the year.
1979 singles: Does Your Mother Know was number 66 for the year.
1979 singles: Voulez-Vous was number 54 for the year.
1979 singles: Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! was number 42 for the year.
1979 singles: Chiquitita was number 4 for the year.
1980 singles: Super Trouper was number 73 for the year.
1980 singles: I Have A Dream was number 33 for the year.
1980 singles: The Winner Takes It All was number 1 for the year.
1982 singles: To Turn The Stone by Frida was number 99 for the year.
1982 singles: One of Us was number 98 for the year.
1982 singles: The Day Before You Came was number 65 for the year.
1982 singles: I Know There's Something Going on by Frida was number 46 for the year.
1983 singles: Wrap Your Arms Around Me by Agnetha was number 98 for the year.
1983 singles: The Heat Is On by Agnetha was number 20 for the year.
1975 albums: The Best of Abba was number 69 for the year (Version without Fernando)
1975 albums: Abba was number 20 for the year.
1976 albums: Arrival was number 94 for the year.
1976 albums: The Very Best of Abba was number 36 for the year.
1976 albums: The Best of Abba was number 3 for the year (Combined - version without and with Fernando)
1977 albums: The Best of Abba was number 45 for the year (Combined - version without and with Fernando)
1977 albums: Arrival was number 5 for the year.
1978 albums: Abba - The Album was number 3 for the year.
1979 albums: Voulez-Vous was number 2 for the year.
1980 albums: Greatest Hits Vol.2 was number 64 for the year.
1980 albums: Voulez-Vous was number 57 for the year.
1981 albums: Super Trouper was number 42 for the year.
1981 albums: A Van Abba was number 6 for the year.
1982 albums: Something's Going On by Frida was number 41 for the year.
1982 albums: The Visitors was number 15 for the year.
1983 albums: Abba - The Singles was number 96 for the year.
1983 albums: Wrap Your Arms Around Me by Agnetha was number 11 for the year.
1992 albums: Abba Gold was number 43 for the year.
1993 albums: More Abba Gold was number 76 for the year.
1993 albums: Abba Gold was number 14 for the year.
1999 albums: 25 jaar na Waterloo Deel 2 was number 59 for the year.
1999 albums: 25 jaar na Waterloo was number 4 for the year.
2004 albums: My Colouring Book was number 89 for the year.
2004 albums: Mamma Mia! by the Netherlands Musical Cast was number 31 for the year.
2004 DVD: The Definitive Collection was number 19 for the year.
Gold was 50,000 copies and Platinum was 100,000 copies until December 1999.
Gold was 40,000 copies and Platinum was 80,000 copies until December 2005.
Gold is 25,000 copies and Platinum is 70,000 copies now.
Arrival - Gold
Abba - The Album - Platinum
Voulez-Vous - Platinum
Greatest Hits Vol.2 - Platinum
The Very Best of Abba - Platinum
Super Trouper - Platinum
The Visitors - Platinum
Wrap Your Arms Around Me (Agnetha) - Gold
Abba Gold - Platinum x 3
25 jaar na Waterloo - Platinum x 3
25 jaar na Waterloo deel 2 - Platinum x 3
The Definitive Collection - Gold
Mamma Mia! (English) - Gold
Mamma Mia! - Nederlandse Musical Cast - Platinum
Chiquitita - Gold
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Gold
I Have A Dream - Gold
The Winner Takes It All - Gold
The Definitive Collection (DVD) - Gold