In the wake of Michael Jackson’s untimely passing, sales of his albums have skyrocketed, and now occupy 9 of the top 10 spots on iTunes. Similarly, 7 out of the top 10 singles on iTunes are Michael Jackson tracks with the top selling music videos also belonging to the King of Pop.
No previous artist, living or dead, has achieved that level of popularity on the music service since it opened in 2003. Oh, and he is 15 of the top 15 on Amazon.
Despite all of the scandals and eccentricities that surrounded Jackson later in his career, there was a time in music history when he truly was the undisputed King of Pop. Below, check out the Jackson 5 performing their all-time classic hit, “I want you Back”.