Most Successful Concert Series - Guinness Book Of World Records Michael Jackson sold out for seven nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England in the summer of 1988. A total of 504,000 people saw Michael perform July 14-16, 22-23, and August 26-27, 1988.
Biggest Selling Album Of All Time - Guinness Book Of World Records Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Album is the biggest selling album of all time, with over 50 million copies sold worldwide. Thriller is also the biggest selling U.S album with sales of 25 million copies.
80’s Most #1 Hits By The End of the 1980’s Michael Jackson had more #1 hits than any other artist for the decade.
Entertainer Of The Decade With the #1 (Thriller) and #2 (Bad) ranked albums in the world Michael was the 1980’s Entertainer Of The Decade.
Most Grammy Awards - Guinness Book Of World Records Michael won a record breaking 8 Grammy Awards in 1984, more than any other artist in one year.
Largest Contracts - Guiness Book Of World Records $890 million (Sony Music) Contract, with prospective earnings of $1 billion.
Greatest Audience - Guiness Book Of World Records The highest-ever viewership was 133.4 million viewers watching the NBC transmission of Super Bowl XXVII on June 31, 1993. Michael was spotlighted during the half-time peformance.
Billboard Charts Michael Jackson is the first person in the 37 year history of the chart to enter at # 1, with his single “You Are Not Alone”. Michael broke his previous redord held by his single “Earth Song” which debuted at #5.
Biggest Selling Video Michael Jackson’s “The Making Of Thriller” is the biggest selling video to be released by an artist.
Billboard “Hot 100” Singles Chart Most #1 Hits by Male Artist (13)