1. Biggest Selling Album of All Time – Guinness Book of World Records.
“Thriller” by Michael Jackson was a smashing hit. It sold over 50 million copies worldwide. Thriller is also the biggest selling U.S album with sales of 25 million copies. Wow! It’s really thrilling.
2. Most No. 1 Hits in 1980’s.
Michael Jackson had more #1 hit than any other artist for the decade towards the end of 1980.
3. Bad Tour – Guinness Book of World Records.
In September 1987 to December 1988 during the world tour Michael Jackson’s brought back record gross revenue of over $124 million.
4. Greatest Audience – Guinness Book of World Records.
The ever highest crowd of spectators recorded was 133.4 million audiences watching the NBC transmission of Super Bowl XXVII on June 31, 1993. The rocking Michael was spotlighted through the half-time performance.
5. Billboard Charts.
In 37 years history of Billboard chart Michael Jackson is the sole artist to stand 1st with his single “You Are Not Alone”. He broke his own previous record “Earth song” that was on No 5 on Billboard charts.
6. 100 Million Records.
Once again Michael is the only one who sold his 100 million singles and albums outside U.S.
7. Biggest Selling Video.
“The Making of Thriller” proved to be the biggest selling video ever released by any artist.
8. Billboard “Hot 100” Singles Chart.
Michael Jackson has 13 hits on his credit which is the Most No1 Hits by any Male Artist (13) on Billboard “Hot 100” Singles Chart.
An amazing record by the king of pop-music is that he has earned more awards than any other singer.
10. No.1 on Charts.
Wow! This one is bound to surprise you. Michael Jackson is the only artist that stood No.1 on Billboard’s rock albums and rock singles charts, as well as the R&B albums and singles charts. Amazing, isn’t it?
11. Consecutive No.1 Singles.
Michael’s four singles in Jackson 5 group were No .1 consecutively, which is another rocking record by the legend.
12. 8 Grammy awards.
Michael Jackson got 8 Grammy awards in one night. He was given these awards for his work on the ‘Thriller’ album and on the narrative for the ‘ET Storybook’