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December 16, 2015

Today’s Music News: Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ becomes first album to go 30 times platinum

Michael Jackson‘s epochal album Thriller has become the first album ever to sell 30 million copies in the United States. The landmark inspired Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid to declare Jackson the “biggest artist of all time.” (Rolling Stone) The album is claimed to have sold 100 million copies worldwide, twice the amount of its nearest competitor, AC/DC‘s Back in Black. Another […]

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