‘Thriller’ Remains In The Top 20 On Billboard 200
“Thriller” remains in the Top 20 this week at number 16 on the Billboard 200, making its 550th week on the albums chart in the USA! On pure sales alone (not including streaming), “Thriller” is actually the second best selling album of the week, behind the latest Taylor Swift album.
This is a testament to the enduring popularity of the album, which is now celebrating its 40th anniversary, and has gained attention across lots of media news outlets. Here’s some of the top articles from the week:
The album has spent more than a decade in total on the Billboard 200 chart since its release and has reached the top 10 on multiple occasions. It remains to this day at the best-selling albums of all time.
“Thriller” was the sixth studio album by Michael Jackson, and second as an adult solo artist with Sony Music / Epic Records. It quickly became a cultural phenomenon upon its release. The album’s iconic music videos, which were some of the first to be released on MTV, helped to solidify Michael’s position as the King of Pop. In addition to its commercial success, “Thriller” has also been praised for its musical innovation. The album features a mix of genres, including pop, rock, funk, and R&B, and its fusion of these styles helped to pave the way for future artists.
The continued success of “Thriller” is a testament to the lasting impact of Michael Jackson’s music. Despite being released nearly 40 years ago, the album remains a fan favorite and continues to captivate audiences around the world.