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Jackson album is top global seller

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Michael Jackson's posthumous album has been named the top selling global album of 2010.

The LP, called Michael, debuted at number one on the global chart after three million units were shipped to 31 territories.

The CD, which topped the charts in four countries on the week of its release, has been certified Platinum in 14 countries, including the US, UK, Germany, France and Italy for shipments of over 300,000 copies.

The album opened in the UK at number four with sales of 113,000 - Jackson's biggest opening sales week since the release of Dangerous nearly 20 years ago.

Jackson's Thriller album remains the best selling album of all time, with over 100 million copies sold worldwide.

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