Michael Jackson is known as the “King of Pop” but, looks like Post Malone is the king of the “Top 10”.
Post Malone’s debut album “Stoney” has remained in the Top 10 for 77 weeks in a row! This means that he has officially past one of Michael Jackson’s best albums “Thriller” by one week!
Billboard has come out and said that one of the reasons Post Malone passed Michael is that the calculations have changed as of this past February.
(It’s based on) a strictly sales-based formula to one calculating multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums.
Clearly Post’s album has been huge with streaming services such as Spotify, Apple music and Google music. I think if streaming was a thing when Thriller came out, it would be untouchable.
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