The King of Pop Breaks 2009 Chart Record with 5 Weeks at NUMBER ONE
UPDATE: Michael Jackson Still Reigns
July 29, 2009
Billboard 200 – Michael Jackson once again had the best-selling album in the U.S. this week.
The King of Pop‘s 2003 hits set "Number Ones" tops the all-encompassing
Top Comprehensive Albums chart by shifting 154,000 copies. (Top Comprehensive Albums ranks the top selling
albums in the country, regardless of age; whereas the Billboard 200
houses only new and current titles — generally those less than 18
MICHAEL JACKSON has become the longest-serving artist at the
top of the British charts this year with his THE ESSENTIAL
collection holding the number one spot for another week.
The King of Pop‘s greatest hits CD has topped the U.K. album chart for
the fourth week in a row. His Number Ones hits package also topped the countdown last month giving him a total of five
weeks at number one, the most for any artist this year so far.
>>> The King of Pop dominates the U.S. Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard Charts