Michael’s posthumous album, ‘MICHAEL,’ has been named the top selling global album of 2010. The album, debuted at Number One on the global chart after three million units were shipped to thirty-one territories.
The CD, which topped the charts in four countries on the week of its release, has been certified Platinum in fourteen countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, for shipments of over three hundred thousand copies.
Michael’s album opened in the United Kingdom at Number Four, with sales of one hundred and thirteen thousand, which is Michael’s biggest opening sales week since the release of ‘Dangerous,’ nearly twenty years ago.
Michael’s ‘Thriller’ album remains the best selling album of all time, with over one hundred million copies sold worldwide.