Hey – Do you know what is the best-selling music album in the world – ever? Do you have any clue? Think twice ;)! Michael Jackson’s album Thriller, released on November 30th, 1982, has sold 66 million copies worldwide! Wow – 66!
The album won a record-breaking eight Grammy Awards in 1984, including Album of the Year! That same year, Jackson won eight American Music Awards, the Special Award of Merit and three MTV Video Music Awards!
Still popular today, album sells an estimated 130,000 copies in the US per year! Can you believe that? Michael Jackson Thriller is the most awarded recording artist in the history of popular music!
The music video cost half-a-million dollars; at the time, it was the most expensive video ever made! Well – this is a big amount of money for today’s music video too!
The largest thriller dance is achieved by 13,597 participants in Mexico City, Mexico, on 29 August 2009. That dance set the Guinness World Record for Largest Michael Jackson Thriller Dance! Actually, we bring the video of that dance, so check it out for yourself. We enjoyed it!
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