Michael Jackson ♪ Discography
Album discography of Michael Jackson. Listed are all the albums in order of their release. Included are United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France1, Germany, Japan2 and Australia chart positions, as well as RIAA certifications, BPI certifications, SNEP certifications, IFPI Germany certifications, CRIA certifications, ARIA certifications, NVPI certifications, AMPROFON certifications, IFPI Sweden certifications, IFPI Switzerland certifications, ZPAV certifications, IFPI Hong Kong certifications, IFPI Austria certifications, IFPI Finland certifications, RIANZ certifications, NFPP certifications, with relative and worldwide sales figures. No official tracking system exists to track worldwide sales. Not all the certifications of the associations were launched in 1958 like RIAA (ARIA launched Gold & Platinum Awards in 1983, ZPAV in 1995, etc.), so some albums published before the launch of such awards in a country do not have certifications. Other associations like RIAJ and BPI certify only the albums that were published after the launch of the Awards.
The US Certifications are linked to the RIAA database, the UK Certifications are linked to the BPI database, the French Certifications are linked to the Charts In France database by SNEP, an article of Tele Satellite & Numerique and to the Michael Jackson Official French Site database, the German Certifications are linked to the IFPI Germany database, the Canadian Certifications are linked to the CRIA database, the Australian Certifications are linked to the ARIA database and Julien's Auctions Catalogue, the Netherlands Certifications are linked to the NVPI database and de Megaman blog, the Mexican Certifications are linked to the Eil database (a famous collectionist shop site)and AMPROFON database, the Swedish Certifications are linked to the IFPI Sweden database and IFPI Sweden Chart, the Swiss Certifications are linked to the IFPI Switzerland database and Julien's Auctions Catalogue,the Poland Certifications are linked to the ZPAV database, theHong Kong Certifications are linked to the IFPI Hong Kong database, the Austrian Certifications are linked to the IFPI Austria database, the Finlandian Certifications are linked to the IFPI Finland database, the New Zealand Certifications are linked to the RIANZ official book and Radioscope database and the Russian Certifications are linked to the 2M-online database.
There are also IFPI Europe Platinum Awards Certifications. Only albums that were published from 1 January 1994 on are eligible. These awards include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
1. 1979, Off The Wall
2. 1982, Thriller
3. 1987, Bad
4. 1991, Dangerous
5. 1995, HIStory - Past, Present, And Future, Book I
6. 1997, Blood On The Dance Floor - History In The Mix
7. 2001, Invincible
8. 2003, Number Ones