On this page is additional information from the United States of America. First of all are the week by week charts, then the accreditations courtesy of Todd Bruns. Soundscan Abba Gold note courtesy of John Boylan. Thanks also to Bob Kashefski for weekly positions outside the 100, Stephen Flanagan and Colin Hughes for the Cashbox end of year charts, Ralf in Germany for the 2004 end of year chart position, and Ján Havran for The Visitors accreditation.
There is also a separate page of reviews from US magazines and newspapers, which are all very interesting to read - check them out!
|I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do||14/02/1976||86,76,69,57,46,41,36,26,23,21,17,15,15,39,54|
|Knowing Me, Knowing You||14/05/1977||80,63,53,38,35,31,27,24,19,16,14,14,19,52,57|
|Money, Money, Money||22/10/1977||84,82,71,64,56,64,96|
|The Name of the Game||24/12/1977||82,82,67,57,44,39,35,28,22,16,14,12,12,31,60,97|
|Take A Chance On Me||22/04/1978||69,50,30,24,17,13,9,8,6,5,4,3,3,9,17,24,41,81|
|Does Your Mother Know||19/05/1979||83,63,53,37,33,28,25,22,20,19,21,30,29,69|
|The Winner Takes It All||22/11/1980||82,71,61,51,44,36,36,30,25,21,18,16,15,12,10,9,8,8,12,14,|
|On and On and On||27/06/1981||92,91,90,95,94,99|
|When All Is Said And Done||09/01/1982||87,77,59,49,39,35,32,31,28,27,27,36,44,99|
|I Know There's Something Going On||23/10/1982||109,110,88,81,74,68,66,62,58,54,54,54,51,48,46,41,36,32,|
|One Of Us||12/02/1983||109,107,107,109|
|Here We'll Stay||07/05/1983||103,102|
|Can't Shake Loose||27/08/1983||78,64,56,50,47,43,39,37,33,31,29,52,70,93,100|
|One Night In Bangkok||23/02/1985||81,70,57,48,35,27,19,12,9,6,5,5,3,7,15,23,36,58,79,87|
|I Wasn't The One||23/04/1988||96,93,98|
|I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do||21/02/1976||80,68,57,47,41,35,29,26,23,20,19,22,26,34,44,51|
|Knowing Me, Knowing You||14/05/1977||78,65,54,45,37,32,25,18,14,12,11,11,25,35,46,50,67|
|Money, Money, Money||15/10/1977||88,78,75,71,65,65,63,71|
|The Name of the Game||24/12/1977||86,80,75,62,51,42,36,32,27,22,19,18,16,16,31,40,54,69|
|Take A Chance On Me||22/04/1978||78,60,48,36,32,27,20,15,9,6,5,5,7,11,23,43,51,95,100|
|Does Your Mother Know||19/05/1979||80,62,42,35,30,25,20,18,16,16,19,25,32,37,48|
|The Winner Takes It All||22/11/1980||92,82,75,68,51,44,44,44,38,30,25,21,19,16,|
|When All Is Said And Done||16/01/1982||74,62,55,47,43,38,35,32,31,46,68|
|I Know There's Something Going On||06/11/1982||89,79,72,69,63,58,53,49,49,49,45,40,|
|Can't Shake Loose||27/08/1983||86,76,68,62,57,52,46,41,37,34,33,32,53,68,85|
|One Night In Bangkok||23/02/1985||88,77,60,51,39,33,27,20,14,9,5,4,4,7,8,15,20,32,61,77,84,96|
|Abba - The Album||18/02/1978||80,64,56,49,45,40,38,37,36,47,46,51,48,45,43,40,36,36,|
|Greatest Hits Vol.2||22/12/1979||95,95,56,50,46,46,66,84,118,121,131,155,168,198|
|Something's Going On||13/11/1982||189,180,172,159,128,121,121,121,115,115,111,108,108,95,77,68,59,|
|Abba - The Singles||18/12/1982||104,94,94,87,80,75,68,62,62,62,62,62,62,79,91,104,135,193|
|Wrap Your Arms Around Me||17/09/1983||176,155,121,116,108,105,102,129,137,156,165|
|I Love Abba||28/04/1984||209,208|
|20th Century Masters - The Best of Abba||02/08/2008||13,9,11,18,16,17,20,22,35,47,50|
|Mamma Mia!(Original Cast Recording)||26/07/2008||47,8,4,4,4,7,6,6,14,22,22,22,29,34,43|
|20th Century Masters - The Best of Abba||17/01/2009||37,11,20,50,0,41|
|20th Century Masters - The Best of Abba||02/08/2008||150,114,131,175,135,149,157,165|
|Mamma Mia!(Original Cast Recording)||02/08/2008||120,56,60,73,75,92,86,123,157,165,172|
|20th Century Masters - The Best of Abba||24/01/2009||114,136|
In the United States, 1,000,000 sales is a Gold single, and 2,000,000 sales is a Platinum single. For albums, 500,000 sales is a Gold album and 1,000,000 sales is a Platinum album. For music videos, 50,000 copies is Gold.
Greatest Hits - Platinum
Arrival - Gold
Abba - The Album - Platinum
Voulez-Vous - Gold
Greatest Hits Vol.2 - Gold
Super Trouper - Gold
The Visitors - Gold
Abba Gold - Platinum x 6 - in late 2005, Soundscan report 3,900,000 have sold in shops.
20th Century Masters - The Best of Abba - Gold
Mamma Mia - Soundtrack - Platinum
Dancing Queen - Gold
Take A Chance On Me - Gold
Abba Gold (Music Video) - Gold
The Definitive Collection (DVD) - Platinum
Abba In Concert (DVD) - Gold
At the end of each year, the top singles and albums for the year were compiled.
Below are the year-end positions for the ABBA material that made it into the top sellers for the year.
1974 pop singles: Waterloo was number 49 in the year.
1974 Cashbox singles: Waterloo was number 84 in the year.
1976 Cashbox singles: I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do was number 95 in the year.
1977 Cashbox singles: Dancing Queen was number 3 in the year.
1977 pop singles: Dancing Queen was number 12 in the year.
1977 pop singles: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 97 in the year.
1978 pop singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 32 for the year.
1978 Cashbox singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 47 for the year.
1978 pop singles: The Name Of The Game was number 97 for the year.
1981 pop singles: The Winner Takes It All was number 23 for the year.
1981 Cashbox singles: The Winner Takes It All was number 74 for the year.
1976 adult-contemporary singles: Fernando was number 20 for the year.
1977 adult-contemporary singles: Dancing Queen was number 28 for the year.
1977 adult-contemporary singles: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 37 for the year.
1978 adult-contemporary singles: Take A Chance On Me was number 38 for the year.
1978 adult-contemporary singles: The Name Of The Game was number 48 for the year.
1981 adult-contemporary singles: The Winner Takes It All was number 10 for the year.
1981 disco/dance singles: Lay All Your Love On Me/Super Trouper/On And On And On was number 14 for the year.
1982 disco/dance singles: The Visitors/When All Is Said And Done was number 32 for the year.
1983 pop singles: I Know There's Something Going On by Frida was number 20 for the year.
1983 Cashbox singles: I Know There's Something Going On by Frida was number 90 for the year.
1985 pop singles: One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head was number 54 for the year.
1985 Cashbox singles: One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head was number 42 for the year.
1977 pop albums: Arrival was number 34 for the year.
1977 pop albums: Greatest Hits was number 48 for the year.
1978 pop albums: ABBA - The Album was number 22 for the year.
1981 pop albums: Super Trouper was number 33 for the year.
1981 Cashbox albums: Super Trouper was number 79 for the year.
1997 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 30 for the year.
2000 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 33 for the year.
2001 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 22 for the year.
2002 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 16 for the year.
2003 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 26 for the year.
2004 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 22 for the year.
2005 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 34 for the year.
2008 top Billboard 200 albums: Mamma Mia!(Film) was number 24 for the year.
2008 top Billboard comprehensive albums: Mamma Mia!(Film) was number 24 for the year.
2008 top Billboard comprehensive albums: Abba Gold was number 167 for the year.
2008 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 23 for the year.
2008 top cast albums: Mamma Mia!(Original Cast) was number 3 for the year.
2008 top soundtracks: Mamma Mia!(Film) was number 3 for the year.
2009 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 8 for the year.
2009 top pop catalogue Artists: Abba was number 6 for the year.
2009 top soundtracks: Mamma Mia! (Film) was number 5 for the year.
2009 top Billboard 200 albums: Mamma Mia!(Film) was number 46 for the year.
2000-2009 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 12 for the decade.
2000-2009 top soundtracks: Mamma Mia! (Film) was number 12 for the decade.
2010 top pop catalogue albums: Abba Gold was number 20 for the year.
Below are the end of year charts based on chart performance compared with that of other similar type records, as defined by Joel Whitburn. This information was sent to me by Paul Warren.
1974: Waterloo was number 78 for the year.
1974: Honey Honey was number 183 for the year.
1975: SOS was number 140 for the year.
1976: Fernando was number 110 for the year.
1976: I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do was number 120 for the year.
1976: Mamma Mia was number 184 for the year.
1977: Dancing Queen was number 15 for the year.
1977: Knowing Me, Knowing You was number 107 for the year.
1977: Money, Money, Money was number 281 for the year.
1978: Take A Chance On Me was number 31 for the year.
1978: The Name Of The Game was number 89 for the year.
1979: Does Your Mother Know was number 132 for the year.
1979: Angeleyes was number 354 for the year.
1979: Voulez-Vous was number 424 for the year.
1980: Chiquitita was number 167 for the year.
1981: The Winner Takes It All was number 61 for the year.
1981: Super Trouper was number 226 for the year.
1981: On And On And On was number 399 for the year.
1982: When All Is Said And Done was number 158 for the year.
1982: The Visitors was number 324 for the year.