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Michael Jackson's Thriller First Album to Sell 30 Million Copies in USA

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's famous album thriller has become the first ever album to sell 30 million copies in the USA.

The 30x multi-platinum album has also sold 100 million copies across the globe - cementing Jackson's place in history as one of the top-selling artists of all time.

The album, produced by Quincy Jones in Los Angeles, was originally released in 1982 and features such classics as Thriller, Beat It and Billie Jean.

The album had also spent some 37-weeks topping the Billboard 200 album chart.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 17 Dec 2015 13:55 to category : Music News

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