Michael Jackson Album Sales Soar After Singer's Death

Jul. 1 2009, Published 11:11 a.m. ET

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Michael Jackson's album sales have spked dramatically following the singer's death, new reports say.

Jackson held the top nine spots on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart this week, with the albums Number Ones, The Essential Michael Jackson and Thriller in the top three spots.  

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The nostalgic boom since Jackson's June 25 death spurred on a new digital sales record, as Jackson's 25 songs (or, an amazing one out of every three songs) on the 75-position Hot Digital Songs chart obliterated the previous mark set of 14 by David Cook a year ago.

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