Yahoo: MJ the best-selling R&B artist of the 2000s with 23.8 million albums sold.
1. Michael Jackson (23.8 million albums)
The King of Pop. who died in June 2009, has had two #1 albums on The Billboard 200 since 2000: Invincible and the soundtrack from the u released Michael Jackson’s This is it. He would have had a third with the hits compilation Number Ones, which was the best-selling album in the U.S. for six weeks following his death, but catalog albums weren’t allowed on the big chart at the time. Jackson received the Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs in 1988. In 1991, the award was renamed in his honor. Jackson was awarded a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy in 2010.
Michael Jackson ist mit 23,8 Mio. Alben der bestverkaufende R§B-Künster der 2000er Jahre. Die Zahl ist USA bezogen. MJ hatte in den 2000er 2 Nummer 1-Alben in den BB200. Invincible und der TII-Soundtrack. Er hätte ein 3. Album mit Number Ones in 2009 gehabt, das 6 Wochen in den USA das bestverkaufende Album war. Doch nach damaliger Regelung wurden Catalog-Alben nicht für BB2000-Charts gewertet.