Michael Jackson‘s ‘Thriller’ now certified 34x platinum


Michael Jackson‘s classic album ‘Thriller’ has now been certified 34x platinum.

That means that 34million copies of the 1982 album have now been sold in the US alone, according to data collected by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The late singer’s sixth studio effort is the second best-selling album in the US ever.

The Eagles’ ‘Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)’ remains at the top spot with 38 million copies.

Jackson’s diamond-certified album ‘Bad’ (1987) has also secured another RIAA certification, upgrading from 10x platinum to 11x.

His ‘Number Ones’ album also now has a fifth platinum certification.