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Postby jrh06 » Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:29 pm

anybody knows something about one of the greatest 70's band.they were huge everywhere during all the 70's and early 80's.thanx
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Postby HUR » Sun Jan 21, 2007 12:02 am

In USA, from 1991 onwards, they sold 4,1 M copies.
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Postby borderwolf » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:32 pm

Canada

Video Certifications December 2007

Platinum
10,000 Units
Yes
"9012 Live"
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Postby rocker99 » Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:31 pm

YES in USA:
Artist
YES Title
TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS Certification Date
02/08/1974 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
RELAYER Certification Date
12/18/1974 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
GOING FOR THE ONE Certification Date
08/02/1977 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
TORMATO Certification Date
11/08/1978 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
BIG GENERATOR Certification Date
04/29/1988 Label
ATCO
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
UNION Certification Date
07/02/1991 Label
ARISTA
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
CLASSIC YES Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
EAST WEST
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
CLOSE TO THE EDGE Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
YESSONGS Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
90125 Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATCO
Award Description
3.00x MULTI PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
FRAGILE Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
2.00x MULTI PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
HIGHLIGHTS: THE VERY BEST OF YES Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
EAST WEST
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
THE YES ALBUM Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

TOTAL YES sales in USA 13'500'000 copies and #181 place on chart: Top-246 the best Selling Artists in history in USA!!
http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata ... rt&action=
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Postby RobbieTakeThat » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:17 am

can someone share worldwide chart position for each of YES album & singles....that will be interesting.....!
Adele can't beat Take That & Robbie Williams
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Postby rocker99 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:47 pm

Sales YES music in UK !!! info from: http://www.bpi.co.uk/certifiedawards/search.aspx

YES - THE ULTIMATE YES COLLECTION - 35TH ANNIVERSARYGold Certification (Album) 17.06.2005 WARNER BROS (WSM) Released 28 lipca 2003
Total sales: 100’000 copies.

YES - CLASSIC
Silver Certification (Album) 01.03.1992 EAST WEST (ATLANTIC) Released 11 grudnia 1981
Total sales: 60’000 copies.

YES - FRAGILEPlatinum Certification 29.09.1988. Released 30.07.1973
Total sales: 300’000 copies

YES - 90125
Gold Certification (Album) 02.01.1985 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 11.11.1983
Total sales: 100’000 copies

YES - CLOSE TO THE EDGE
Platinum Certification (Album) 05.12.1984 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 08.09.1981
Total sales: 300’000 copies

YES - YESSHOW
Silver Certification (Album) 01.01.1981 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released
Total sales: 60’000 copies.

YES - DRAMA
Silver Certification (Album) 11.09.1980 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 22 sierpnia 1980
Total sales: 60’000 copies.

YES - TORMATO
Gold Certification 13.09.1978 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 22 wrze?nia 1978
Total sales: 100’000 copies

YES - GOING FOR THE ONE
Gold Certification 19.09.1977 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 15 lipca 1977
Total sales: 100’000 copies

YES - TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS
Gold Certification (Album) 01.03.1974 WEA (ATLANTIC) Released 7 grudnia 1973
Total sales: 100’000 copies

Total sales YES music in UK 1’380’000

This is not so bad, I think becouse YES playing progressive music... not so popular
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Postby rocker99 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 1:54 pm

RobbieTakeThat wrote:can someone share worldwide chart position for each of YES album & singles....that will be interesting.....!
I don't think so...

All places YES albums and singles on UK charts...
Chart Appearances: 262 (Total weeks on charts!!)
Peak Position: 1
First Seen: 01/08/1970
Most Recently Charted: 20/09/2003

info from:

http://www.chartstats.com/artistinfo.php?id=2835
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Postby jrh06 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:39 pm

rocker99 wrote:YES in USA:
Artist
YES Title
TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS Certification Date
02/08/1974 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
RELAYER Certification Date
12/18/1974 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
GOING FOR THE ONE Certification Date
08/02/1977 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
TORMATO Certification Date
11/08/1978 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
BIG GENERATOR Certification Date
04/29/1988 Label
ATCO
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
UNION Certification Date
07/02/1991 Label
ARISTA
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
CLASSIC YES Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
EAST WEST
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
CLOSE TO THE EDGE Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
YESSONGS Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
90125 Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATCO
Award Description
3.00x MULTI PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
FRAGILE Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
2.00x MULTI PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
HIGHLIGHTS: THE VERY BEST OF YES Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
EAST WEST
Award Description
GOLD Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST
________________________________________
Artist
YES Title
THE YES ALBUM Certification Date
04/10/1998 Label
ATLANTIC
Award Description
PLATINUM Format
ALBUM Category
GROUP Type
ST

TOTAL YES sales in USA 13'500'000 copies and #181 place on chart: Top-246 the best Selling Artists in history in USA!!
http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata ... rt&action=
it's only based on certifications.i think they need to be updated like many acts in the US.Yes has certainly sold more than 20 million albums in the States.
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Postby rocker99 » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:40 am

Certications sales in Germany!

Yes "90125" Alben 1x Platin in 1994 and 500'000 cpies sold :o !!!

http://www.musikindustrie.de/gold_plati ... #topSearch ==================================================

Certications sales in Netherlands!

YES "90125" GOLD album in 1984 year and 35'000 copies sold.

http://www.nvpi.nl/nvpi/pagina.asp?pagk ... #resultaat
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:16 am

YES and OFFICIAL certifications sales in... Argenitna..

YES 90125 (Date of certification 01/01/1993) GOLD album and 50 000 pcs. sales (becouse befoure 31.12.2000)

http://www.capif.org.ar/Default.asp?Per ... CODOP=ESOP
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Postby rocker99 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:10 pm

New YES album "Fly From Here" on sales chart !!

in Germany new-entry on #16 place
UK #30
Sweden - #31
Switzerland #39
Netherland - #42


http://swisscharts.com/showitem.asp?int ... Here&cat=a
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:27 am

30.07.2011

Billboard Top-200 albums sales in USA!!!
YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #36 NEW-ENTRY in Top-200 .
The best place: #36
http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/billb ... r=position
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ROCK albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #9 NEW-ENTRY http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/rock- ... r=position

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INDEPENDENT albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #7 NEW-ENTRY http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/independent-albums

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TASTEMAKER albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #4 NEW-ENTRY http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/independent-albums
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:51 am

30.07.2011

Billboard Top-200 albums sales in USA!!!
YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #96 from #36 and 2 weeks in Top-200 .
The best place: #36
http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/billb ... r=position
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ROCK albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #28 from #9 http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/rock- ... r=position

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INDEPENDENT albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #16 from #7 http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/independent-albums

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TASTEMAKER albums

YES "Fly From Here"
Actual place: #20 from #4 http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/independent-albums
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:19 am

15.08.2011 YES "Fly From Here" on sales charts in USA !!!

Billboard Top-200 albums sales
Actual place: #182 from #96 and 3 weeks in Top-200 .
The best place: #36
http://www.billboard.com/#/charts/billb ... r=position

ROCK albums
Actual place: #43 from #28

INDEPENDENT albums
Actual place: #32 from #16
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:24 am

Germany albums sales chart

12.08.2011

Yes "Fly from here" Actual place #114 from #91
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Postby rocker99 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:46 am

The best selers singles and album in FRANCE in hisotory !!

#446 YES with TOTAL sold albums and singles = 1'440'500

and ....
Singles = 667'000
Albums = 773'500

http://www.infodisc.fr/Artiste_Ventes.php
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Postby rocker99 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:48 am

Official certifications sales in CANADA!
YES 90125 - DOUBLE PLATINUM ALBUM(S)200,000 Units, Certification Date Aug 01, 1984
YES CLOSE TO THE EDGE - PLATINUM ALBUM(S)100,000 Units, Certification Date Feb 01, 1977
YES YESSONGS - GOLD ALBUM(S) 50,000 Units , Certification Date Dec 01, 1976
YES SYMPHONIC LIVE PLATINUM DVD 10,000 Units, Certification Date Jun 27, 2007
YES 9012 LIVE PLATINUM DVD 10,000 Units, Dec 17, Certification Date 2007
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Postby rocker99 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:46 am

Canada Top-100 albums sales chart – from history.

Yes “The Yes Album”
New Entry: January 15 1971
All places: 83-62-46-66-77-79-84-96-99 (Last: March 11 1972)- 75 (re entry August 18 1973)-73-73-73-76 (Last: September 15 1973)
14 weeks on chart
The best place: #46

Yes “Fragile”
New Entry: February 19 1972
All places: 64-24-18-10-9-9-6-7-8-8-7-7-7-6-9-8-8-8-12-20-22-28-31-24-53-65-74-80-86 (Last: September 09 1972)
29 weeks on chart (15 weeks in Top-10, 18 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #6

Yes “Yessongs”
New Entry: May 26 1973
All places: 91-70-45-19-10-10-9-8-9-8-9-8-15-31-36-38-50-58-56-62-70 (Last: October 06 1973)
21 weeks on chart (8 weeks in Top-10, 10 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #8

Yes “Close to the edge”
New Entry: October 14 1972
All places: 89-54-39-19-10-7-8-7-7-8-8-8-13-21-22-27-46-64-62-84-81-77-76-79-82 (Last: October 06 1973)
25 weeks on chart (8 weeks in Top-10, 10 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #7

Yes “Tales from Topographic Oceans”
New Entry: February 09 1974
All places: 87-62-53-34-12-6-4-7-14-28-37-40-44-53-65-79-79-99 (Last: June 15 1974)
18 weeks on chart (3 weeks in Top-10, 5 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #4
The best albums of 1974 year: #43

Yes “Relayer”
New Entry: January 11 1975
All places: 88-71-50-33-22-22-25-28-40-63-67 (Last: June 15 1974)
11 weeks on chart (4 weeks in Top-30)
The best place: #22

Yes “Yesterdays”
New Entry: March 29 1975
All places: 91-54-28-13-13-15-33-37-44-47-52-58-61 (Last: June 21 1975)
13 weeks on chart (3 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #13
The best albums of 1975 year: #70

Yes “Going for the one”
New Entry: August 06 1977
All places: 97-50-26-14-12-10-11-10-9-8-10-26-30-52-52-49-48 (Last: December 03 1977)
17 weeks on chart (5 weeks in Top-10, 8 weeks in Top-20)
The best place: #13
The best albums of 1977 year: #47

Yes “Tormato”
New Entry: October 28 1978
All places: 80-54-47-30-30-30-53-66 (Last: December 03 1977)
8 weeks on chart (3 weeks in Top-30)
The best place: #30

Yes “Drama”
New Entry: September 13 1980
All places: 84-63-47-41-61 (Last: November 08 1980)
5 weeks on chart
The best place: #41

Yes “90125”
New Entry: November 19 1983
All places: 88-56-35-21-13-9-6-6-3-3-4-4-5-7-8-6-8-13-13-17-17-24-25-29-31-37-37-47-47-52-59-69-82 (Last: July 07 1984)
33 weeks on chart
The best place: #3
The best albums of 1984 year: #16

Yes “Big Generator”
New Entry: October 17 1987
All places: 64-47-25-22-16-14-16-21-26-26-26-31-33-39-39-54-67-70-79-79-92-92 (Last: March 26 1988)
22 weeks on chart
The best place: #14 (3 weeks in Top-20, 9 weeks in Top-30)
The best albums of 1987 year: #72

“Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe”
New Entry: July 03 1989
All places: 78-67-?-?-27-26-25-43-47-44-51-70-72 (Last: September 14 1991)
13 weeks on chart
The best place: #25 (3 weeks in Top-30)

Yes “Union”
New Entry: May 18 1991
All places: 41-21-18-16-15-19-22-25-28-33-45-57-59-63-63-64-86-95 (Last: September 14 1991)
18 weeks on chart
The best place: #14 (3 weeks in Top-20, 9 weeks in Top-30)
The best albums of 1991 year: #71

Yes “Talk”
New Entry: April 04 1994
All places: 59-47-47-54-48-63-67-64-63-84-81-81-88-96 (Last: July 11 1994)
14 weeks on chart
The best place: #47

TOTAL: 257 weeks on albums chart
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Postby rocker99 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:54 pm

Canada Top-100 singles sales chart – from history.
Yes “Roundabout”
New Entry: February 12 1972
All places: 84-74-60-49-42-38-26-21-19-16-10-9-12-28-33-37-82 (Last: June 03 1972)
17 weeks on chart
The best place: #9

Yes “America”
New Entry: August 12 1972
All places: 93-77-53-47-48-43-51-90 (Last: June 03 1972)
8 weeks on chart
The best place: #43

Yes “You and I”
New Entry: November 18 1972
All places: 97-91-88-76-73 (Last: December 16 1972)
5 weeks on chart
The best place: #76

Yes "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
New Entry: November 12 1983
All places: 45-35-28-23-19-15-11-10-5-4-2-2-4-6-9-11-20-30-34 (Last: March 24 1984)
8 weeks on chart
The best place: #2
The best singles of 1984 year: #29

Yes "Love Will Find a Way"
New Entry: October 10 1987
All places: 90-72-55-48-40-34-30-30-34-34-34-34-43-59-75-85-91-98 (Last: December 16 1972)
18 weeks on chart
The best place: #30

Yes "Lift mu up"
New Entry: May 04 1991
All places: 83-62-61-50-45-34-34-29-20-28-75-93 (Last: June 29 1991)
12 weeks on chart
The best place: #20

Yes "Saving my heart"
New Entry: July 27 1991
All places: 96-83-67-62-58-61-100 (Last: June 29 1991)
7 weeks on chart
The best place: #58

Yes "The Calling"
New Entry: March 21 1994
All places: 78-34-26-25-24-23-24-31-40-40-55-78-99-99 (Last: June 20 1994)
14 weeks on chart
The best place: #23

TOTAL weeks on singles sales charts: 89
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Postby CrazyCrazy » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:52 pm

Thanks for this! :D
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Postby rocker99 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:24 pm

CERTYFICATIONS SALES in FRANCE in history

YES "90125" (Date of certyfications: 1984) GOLD ALBUM and 100'000 copies sold

YES "Going For The One" (1980) GOLD ALBUM and 100'000 copies sold

YES "Relayer" (1983) GOLD ALBUM and 100'000 copies sold
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Postby john2000 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:17 pm

Tales of topographic oceans was also gold in 1978 in France
not as good as relayer but still a great album
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Postby john2000 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:08 pm

update : close to the edge sold the equivalent of gold in 1972 (100.000). Certifications didn't existed at that time
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Postby thebigham » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:21 pm

Yes is on the ballot for the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame:

The breakdown (year of first eligibility in parentheses):

Nirvana (2013): 1st year of eligibility/1st nomination
Chic (2003)- 8th nomination
Deep Purple (1999)- 2nd nomination
Kiss (1999)- 2nd nomination
Hall and Oates (1997)- 1st nomination
The Replacements (2006)- 1st nomination
Peter Gabriel (2002)- 1st nomination
LL Cool J (2009)- 3rd nomination
Link Wray (1985)- 1st nomination
The Meters (1994)- 3rd nomination
N.W.A. (2012)- 2nd nomination
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1988)- 3rd nomination
The Zombies (1989)- 1st nomination
Cat Stevens (1991)- 2nd nomination
Yes (1994)- 1st nomination
Linda Ronstadt (1994)- 1st nomination
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Postby AndiIversen » Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:16 pm

Japan

Oricon albums

#76 NEW - ● ザ・スタジオ・アルバムズ 1969-1987 1,756 1,756 13/12/17 WMJ

イエス 76 1

(The Studio albums 1969-1987 by YES)
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