Michael Jackson Moves Up

Michael Jackson’s mega-platinum 1982 album “Thriller” has sold a remarkable 26 million copies, officially tying the record previously held by the Eagles, according to the Recording Association of America. “Thriller,” which features a slew of chart-toppers including “Beat It,” “Billie Jean” and “Thriller,” caught up to the Eagles’ “Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975.” Other best-selling albums on the list include Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” (23 million), Led Zeppelin’s “Led Zeppelin IV” (22 million) and Billy Joel’s “Greatest Hits Volume 1 & Volume 2” (21 million).

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