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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Achieves Milestone: 600 Weeks on Billboard 200

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As Michael Jackson’s iconic album “Thriller” marks its 40th anniversary on November 30, the King of Pop’s masterpiece continues to stand as a timeless classic. Released in 1982, “Thriller” has left an indelible mark on the music landscape, with its incredible success and enduring popularity. Debuting at number one, the album astonishingly remained at the top of the charts for an impressive 37 weeks, making it the 10th project to achieve such a feat.

Notably, “Thriller” holds the second spot for weeks spent at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, surpassed only by the soundtrack of “West Side Story” in 1961. The album’s enduring appeal is further emphasized by its 600 weeks on the chart. With iconic tracks like “Thriller,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” and “P.Y.T.,” the album continues to captivate audiences, sparking debates about Michael Jackson’s legacy as the greatest pop star of all time. As fans celebrate four decades of “Thriller,” its impact on music history remains unparalleled.

November 22, 2023

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