Friday, June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson RIP.. I will miss you.

Michael Jackson, by far the greatest pop singer in history, who changed the whole world with his music passed away June 25th 2009. He is the greatest despite the last few years where we he was targeted by the gold diggers, he has been the ideal music icon. 750 million Albums sold, ALBUMS! thats not counting the downloaded music and what not. Rest in Peace and thank you for all that you have given to this world, you will never be forgotten and i will miss you very much.

Some Info:

-Jackson had nine platinum singles in the United States, trailing only Elvis Presley (27) and Mariah Carey (10). Rihanna also has 9 platinum singles, which are only calculated by the RIAA for a fee, upon request.

-Jackson had 16 gold singles in the United States, behind only Elvis Presley (54), Madonna (26), The Beatles (24), Mariah Carey (23), Janet Jackson (21), Whitney Houston (18), Elton John (17) and The Temptations (17). Beyonce also has 16 gold singles, which are only calculated for a fee, upon request.

-Jackson's Thriller remained at number one for thirty-seven weeks, the longest-ever stay by a non-soundtrack album and second only to West Side Story.[1]

-Thriller spent a record 80 consecutive weeks, more than a year and a half, in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. It was the first of only three albums to remain on the Top 10 for more than a year (along with Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill and Celine Dion's Falling into You).

-"Thriller" is the second-best-selling album in U.S. history, at 28 million. Only a greatest hits compilation by The Eagles has sold more.

-Thriller is the only album in the United States to have sold more copies than any other in two separate years, topping the sales charts in 1983 and 1984.

-Four of Jackson's albums, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory, and Invincible, debuted at number one in the United States.

-Jackson was the first artist to have four Top 10 singles from one album (Off the Wall).

-Jackson was the first artist to have seven Top 10 singles from one album (Thriller), a feat matched only by his sister Janet and Bruce Springsteen.

-Jackson was the first artist to simultaneously have the number one album and number one single on Billboard's Pop Charts and Black Charts.

-Jackson was the first artist in the 1980s to have two simultaneous Top 5 hits ("Beat It" and "Billie Jean" on April 16, 1983).

-Jackson is the only artist to have five number one hits from one LP, Bad ("Bad", "The Way You Make Me Feel", "Man in the Mirror", "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", and "Dirty Diana").

-Jackson had nine number one singles in the 1980s, more than any other artist during the decade.

-Jackson was the first artist to have a song debut as high as #5 on the Hot 100 ("Scream" in 1995).

-Jackson was the first artist to ever have a song debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 ("You Are Not Alone").[1]

-Jackson's album Bad remained in the top five of the Billboard 200 for 38 weeks, longer than any other album to date.

-Jackson has had 13 number-one singles on Billboard's Hot 100 singles charts, trailing only The Beatles (20), Mariah Carey (18) and Elvis Presley (18 or 17, depending on source).
Jackson had 28 top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, trailing only The Beatles (29), Elvis Presley (36), and Madonna (37).

-Jackson had 37 top 40 hits on the Hot 100.

-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

List of awards received by Michael Jackson

Records and achievements of Michael Jackson


  1. he surely will be missed...

    i wish ppl would stop looking at him as product & treat him as human for God's sake! they killed him & they are still killing him ...

    let the man rest in peace!

    my heart has always gone out to him ...
    & it does go out to him still ...


    btw, this is the first visit for me...
    i just spotted ur blog in the reading list of one of the blogs i visit ...

  2. hey,

    i sincerly apologise for taking ages to get back,

    what ironic is that reports yesterday that they actually killed MJ, but yeah i see ur point of view..

    and thank you for visiting ;D

  3. so iTs official? i havent been keeping up with updates since Ramadan started, but yeah, it wouldnt be a surprise...
    they still havent put him to rest. its been over TWO MONTHS & they still havent!

    & no need to apologize, & ur welcome.

    have a blessed Ramadan


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