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King Of Pop Dethroned! Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” No Longer Best-Selling Album In US



How did we let this happen?

For decades Michael Jackson’s Thriller was the best-selling album of all time. And while we can take some solace in the fact that that’s still true worldwide, we must shed a tear over the fact that that’s no longer true right here in the U.S. of A.

MJ’s Thriller has a global total of 47 million copies sold … pretty impressive. However, in the States the total sold is about 33 million, which is now 5 million behind the new number one, The Eagles Greatest Hits album which is at 38 million copies sold. According to NME, “the new figures include streaming statistics — 1,500 streams of an album or 10 song downloads are equal to one album sale.”

So basically, take a quick break from you Aretha Franklin binge and just go stream/download Thriller all day. K? Thx. Bye.

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