Press Release: Thriller25 is America’s #2 Best Selling Album this Week

Thriller 25 — the newly-expanded deluxe 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the world’s best-selling album of all-time — 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 the week of February 11.

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Thriller25 Blocked From The Pop Chart

When is the second highest selling album of the week nowhere to be found in the top 200?

There used to be a number of reasons but now it’s down to one: When the disc has been classified as a catalog release.
The 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" (Epic/Legacy) sold 166,000 copies in its first week of release, which would make it the second biggest seller of the week that ended Sunday.

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