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Escape debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, his then highest debut on the chart, selling 267,000 copies in its first week. Simultaneously, "Hero" topped the UK charts, making Iglesias the first Latin artist to have a #1 album and #1 single on the charts. It was the second highest seller, in the United Kingdom, beaten only by Robbie Williams's Escapology. It was also the best selling album of 2002 in Australia.
The album also performed well throughout the world, being certified 3x Platinum in the United States, 4x Platinum in the United Kingdom, 5x Platinum in Ireland, 6x Platinum in Canada, 5x Platinum in Australia, 3x Platinum in India, 2x Platinum in Germany, as well as reaching Platinum or Gold certification in numerous other countries around the world.
The album has now sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, becoming Enrique's best-selling album to date.