Important Note: Thriller is the best selling album of all time; though sales figures for the album vary, the album is cited as selling as many as 109 million copies worldwide.
Â (Gotta Be There)
1972: Michael Jackson releases his debut album “Got To Be There”. The album peaked at number fourteen on the US pop albums chart and number three on the US R&B album chart when it was released.
Aug 1972: Releases second album ‘Ben’. The title track ‘Ben’ was a million-seller hit single and Jackson’s first US 1.
(Music and Me)
1973: Releases third album ‘Music & Me’.
1975: Michael Jackson releases fourth album ‘Forever Michael’
(Off the Wall)
1979: Releases ‘Off the Wall’, produced by Quincy Jones, launches him to superstardom. Â Off the Wall sells over nineteen million copies worldwide.
1982: Jackson Releases ‘Thriller’ album which sells over fifty million copies worldwide and confirms him as the 80’s king of pop.
1987: Releases the album ‘Bad’ sells over eight million copies.
1991: Releases the album ‘Dangerous’. The record has sold over 32 million copies worldwide, making it a faster selling album than his previous record Bad.
1995: Releases the album ‘HIStory Past, Present, Future Book 1’. HIStory has been cited as the best-selling multiple disc album ever released, with worldwide sales of 20 million.
1997: Releases ‘Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix’. Worldwide sales stand at six million copies, making it the best selling remix album ever released.
2001: Releases the album ‘Invincible’. It is the tenth and final studio album. The album was to be the first release featuring all new tracks since Dangerous in 1991.