Throughout his career, the records has Michael Jackson sold is more than 750 million worldwide. He notched 8 platinum or multiplatinum albums and 13 #1 singles, and has 47 songs that broke the Billboard Hot 100.
The American singer had released :
- 10 Studio Albums
- 3 Soundtrack Albums
- 1 Live Album
- 39 Compilation Albums
- 10 Video Albums, and
- 8 Remix Albums
Even since his death, 2 more albums of unreleased tracks have been posthumously released.
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Michael Jackson had became one of the best-selling music artists in history with over 400 million records sold worldwide.
According to the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America), Jackson has sold 86 million certified albums in US, which made him the sixth top-selling album artist in the country.
In fact, Thriller is the biggest highest selling album worldwide 30 years after his release.
Then, Dangerous is the highest selling new Jackson swing album.
Even Invincible album has sold over 13 million copies with no promotion.
It could be that Michael Jackson actually sold 1 billion records. However, as America continues to seek to erase his legacy, it is difficult to determine the exact number.
Even so, according to reports and several journals say that the number mentioned at the beginning of the paragraph (400 million and 750 million) is the most widely believed.
We also have to remember that Jackson has been going solo and writing various albums since he was a kid.
Records Has Michael Jackson Sold
1. List Of Sold Studio Album Records
|1||Got to Be There||Worldwide: 1.500.000|
|3||Music & Me||N/A|
|5||Off the Wall||Worldwide: 20.000.000|
|9||HIStory: Past, Present|
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2. List Of Sold Posthumous Albums Records
3. List Of Sold Compilations Albums Records
|1||A Collection of Michael Jackson’s Oldies||N/A|
|2||The Best of Michael Jackson||N/A|
|3||One Day in Your Life||N/A|
|4||18 Greatest Hits||N/A|
|5||9 Singles Pack||N/A|
|6||14 Greatest Hits||N/A|
|7||Farewell My Summer Love||N/A|
|8||Ain’t No Sunshine||N/A|
|9||The Great Love Songs of Michael Jackson||N/A|
|10||Looking Back to Yesterday||N/A|
|12||Their Very Best – Back to Back (with Diana Ross, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder)||N/A|
|13||Love Songs (with Diana Ross)||N/A|
|14||Singles Souvenir Pack||N/A|
|15||Motown’s Greatest Hits||N/A|
|16||Tour Souvenir Pack||N/A|
|18||The Best of Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5ive (with The Jackson 5)||N/A|
|19||The Very Best of Michael Jackson with The Jackson Five (with The Jackson 5)||N/A|
|20||20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Michael Jackson||CAN: 100.000|
|21||Greatest Hits: HIStory, Volume I||UK: 245.000|
|23||Number Ones||Worldwide: 10.000.000|
|24||Off the Wall / Thriller||N/A|
|25||Bad / Dangerous||N/A|
|26||The Ultimate Collection||N/A|
|27||The Essential Michael Jackson||Worldwide: 6.000.000|
|28||Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix / Invincible||N/A|
|29||Visionary: The Video Singles||N/A|
|30||The Motown Years (Les 50 plus belles chansons)||N/A|
|31||King of Pop||N/A|
|33||Dangerous / Dangerous: The Short Films||N/A|
|35||The Definitive Collection||N/A|
|36||La Légende de la Pop||N/A|
|37||The Indispensable Collection||N/A|
|38||The Ultimate Fan Extras Collection||N/A|
The Place Where Was Michael Jackson Raised
Not all records have sales data, only valid information is listed above.
The conclusion is : In total, the records has Michael Jackson sold is more than 750 million worldwide.