London, (ANI): While the sudden death of Michael Jackson has left many fans heartbroken, his records have re-entered all charts at top positions in Britain. The moonwalking superstar has a posthumous chart-topper with album Number Ones.
A mind-boggling 43 Michael Jackson tracks have also popped up in the full 200 singles rundown, reports The Sun. The King of Pop accounts for an incredible 300,000 record sales in just two days this week.
While his greatest hits sit at the top of the album pile, his 1982 masterpiece Thriller also hurtled into the Top Ten at No7. His collections 'King Of Pop' and 'The Essential" as well as 1972 album 'Off The Wall" also made the Top 20.
“Man In The Mirror" made it to No11, while classics like “Thriller", “Billie Jean", “Smooth Criminal", “Beat It" and “Earth Song" all hit the Top 40.
Story first published: Monday, June 29, 2009, 14:32 [IST]