Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa

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Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa
Formation 1989
  • Portugal
Official language

The Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa (AFP) is the only recording industry association in Portugal. Created in 1989, it succeeded GPPFV (Portuguese group of producers of Phonograms and videograms) and UNEVA (Union of audio and video editors).

The AFP is the Portuguese group of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). The AFP gathers the main record publishers that operate in the Portuguese market and its affiliates represent more than 95% of the market.

Since its foundation in 1989, the AFP has released market information for many students of different degrees of education. The Top + programme, broadcast by RTP1, was a weekly chart programme done in partnership between the AFP and RTP and was the oldest one in Portuguese television.[1]

Record charts[edit]

A Portuguese singles chart existed from July 2000 until March 2, 2004. Previously a singles chart was published pre-1994 by the Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa. The chart was based on retail data compiled by the local arm of ACNielsen.[2]

Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa seven five Music Tops:[3]

  • Top 30 Albums
  • Top 10 Compilatioms albuns
  • Top 30 DVD's
  • Top 30 Ringtones
  • Top 50 Singles (with Nielsen SoundScan to publish on Billboard)
  • Top 10 Airplay
  • Top 20 Concerts

Sales certification[edit]

Music albums[4]

  • Gold: 7,500
  • Platinum: 15,000

Music DVDs[5]

  • Gold: 4,000
  • Platinum: 8,000

List of certified albums[edit]

The following is a list of albums that have been certified by the Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa.



Double Platinum[edit]

Quintuple Platinum[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa". Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa.
  2. ^ "Portuguese Labels Pull Plug On Singles Chart 04/03/04". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. 116 (14): 55. 4 March 2006. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  3. ^ "Portuguese Charts". Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa. Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa. 2013. 
  4. ^ "Discos de Ouro e Platina" Archived May 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
  5. ^ "Videos Musicais". Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa. Retrieved October 14, 2010.

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