Awards – The Success Story

André Rieu has sold over 40 million CDs and DVDs around the world and has been awarded more than 500 Platinum and 270 Gold awards for his unrivalled success.

2010 saw the maestro burst onto the scene in the UK selling well over 400,000 copies of his first UK release. He went on to surpass the 1 million sales mark in the UK in just one year. He also made history in the UK by having the highest charting classical album this century.

He has been the highest-selling music artist in Australia for the past 5 years and unequivocally the most popular classical artist there. He dominated the DVD charts Down Under with 9 DVDs in the TOP 10 and in December 2008 André was awarded with a plaque commemorating 80 Platinum awards in Australia. He has sold 3 million copies of his recordings in Australia.

André Rieu – The Chartbreaker

30x #1 chart positions worldwide
20x #2 chart positions worldwide
30x TOP 5 chart positions worldwide
(excl. #1 & #2 positions)
23x TOP 10 chart positions worldwide
(excl. #1, #2 & TOP 5 positions)
35x TOP 20 chart positions worldwide
(excl. #1, #2, TOP 5 & TOP 10 positions)

Awards received (short extract)

More than 500 Platinum and 270 Gold awards for his products
1995: Edison Publieksprijs
1996: World Music Award
1996: Dutch Export Award
1997: Goldene Europa
1997: Dutch Export Award
1998: World Music Award
1998: Dutch Export Award
1998: Goldene Stimmgabel
1999: ECHO award
2001: Goldene Henne
2001: Eremedaille van de Stad Maastricht
2002: Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw
2003: Goldene Stimmgabel
2006: Goldene Stimmgabel
2008: Dutch Export Award
2009: Honorary Medal of the province of Limburg
2009: Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
2009: Dutch Export Award
2010: Médaille Charlemagne pour les Médias Européens
2010: Gramophone Award
2010: Dutch Export Award
2011: Classic BRIT Award for “Album of the Year”
2011: Grand Gold Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria
2012: Classic BRIT Award for “Album of the Year”
2013: Classic BRIT Award for “Album of the Year”