CSPC: Michael Jackson Popularity Analysis

BONUS – Compilation Albums Sales

CSPC Michael Jackson King Of Pop

King of Pop (2008)
  • America
    • Argentina – 25,000
    • Brazil – 120,000
    • Mexico – 40,000
  • Asia – 1,250,000
    • Japan – 850,000
  • Oceania
    • Australia – 140,000
    • New Zealand – 10,000
  • Europe – 2,380,000
    • UK – 400,000
    • France – 220,000
    • Germany – 650,000
    • Italy – 160,000
    • Spain – 55,000
    • Sweden – 30,000
    • Netherland – 225,000
    • Switzerland – 55,000
    • Austria – 105,000
    • Finland – 10,000
  • World – 4,100,000

NB: N/A means no specific number is available. Sales from the country are still accounted for in the Worldwide estimate by using figure patterns of both the artist and the country market. Countries not displayed in this fixed panel are factored in also.

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Jorge Neto

Hi MJD, do you have any estimate of how many albums Michael sold since his passing in 2009? According to Soundscan he sold 16.1 million albums in the US alone as of 2019, is it possible to make a worldwide figure?


some of y’all need to shut up
michael had 6 studio albums and the beatles 13
the beatles did it in 7 years and mj in 22 years

the thing is that both found their own way into their success and there’s no excuse to invalidate the other, just SHUT UPPPPP


Not to mention that Michael has actually 10 studio albums. Anyway, they’re both icons

Last edited 6 months ago by Sonique

He had 6 albums as an adult. If we don’t add
The other four albums ,they won’t affect that

Last edited 6 months ago by Suhayb

mj I a solo artist being compared to a band , I think that says enough


Just out of curiosity, there probably are good reasons, but is History the only album that is counted twice? Or are any of the other (double) albums also treated this way?


I hope this works so they could answer you soon


Why number of sales are changing?
Do they update daily?


Streams are updated daily. The EAS from streams cause movement on their sales.


Alas, the question is probably too dumb/difficult or easy for me to search for


Well disc one of history is a compilation and disc two is a studio album and disc on is certified platinum in the us but disc two is certified 8 times platinum in the us so the compilation and studio album are considered like two separate things even though they are put together.

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