Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Michael Jackson Newsletter

Thriller 25

Classic CoverTHANK YOU!

Global response to the release of Thriller 25, the newly expanded deluxe 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson's Thriller, the world's top-selling album of all-time, reached a fever pitch across the world today, as first-week sales numbers poured in. The Thriller 25th Anniversary release is America's #2 Top-Selling Album this week, more than a quarter century after the album's original release. Already shaping up as one of the hottest albums of 2008, Thriller 25 has rocketed into the Top 5 (or better) in a variety of territories across the planet following its worldwide release.

Outside of the US, the new edition of Michael Jackson's classic collection has hit #1 in France; #1 in Belgium; #2 in Germany; #2 in Australia; #2 in the Netherlands; #2 in Norway (Thriller's highest position ever in that country); #2 in Sweden; #2 in Switzerland; #3 in the UK; #3 in Denmark; #3 in New Zealand; #4 in Spain; #5 in Austria; #5 in Ireland; #6 in the Czech Republic; and #6 in Italy.

Thanks to all of you, the fans, for your support of Michael, and of this very special release.

You can buy Thriller 25 directly from Amazon or digitally via iTunes.


On Saturday February 9, over 200 Michael Jackson fans gathered at the Sage Theater in Times Square, the heart of New York City to celebrate the release of Thriller 25. Michael posters covered the walls, memorabilia on display, as the new album played and fans discussed their MJ memories. The event was organized by performer Pete Carter of Toms River, New Jersey. A fan since the age of seven, Pete called dozens of performers and crew members together to make this event possible. Now you can share in all this excitement by going to


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