Michael Jackson increases chart dominance

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Michael Jackson has increased his grip on the charts in the wake of his sudden death two weeks ago (June 25).

The late star now has 13 albums in the top 200, according to The Official Charts Company, and four of the top five albums feature him, including the current Number One 'The Essential...'.

The odd one out in the top five is debut 'Lungs' by Florence And The Machine.

The band's album sold the most in its first week of any 2009 debut to secure the Number Two spot.

Cascada's 'Evacuate The Dancefloor' takes the Number One spot in the singles chart, with La Roux's 'Bulletproof' falling to Number Two.

However, 1 in 5 singles in the top 200 still feature Michael Jackson.

The top 10 albums are:

1. Michael Jackson - 'The Essential'
2. Florence & The Machine - 'Lungs'
3. Michael Jackson - 'Off The Wall'
4. Michael Jackson - 'Thriller'
5. Michael Jackson & Jackson Five - 'The Motown Years'
6. La Roux - 'La Roux'
7. Michael Jackson - 'Number Ones'
8. Cascada - 'Evacuate The Dancefloor'
9. Michael Jackson - 'Thriller 25'
10. Lady Gaga - 'The Fame'


The top 10 singles are:

1. Cascada - 'Evacuate The Dancefloor'
2. La Roux - 'Bulletproof'
3. Michael Jackson - 'Man In The Mirror'
4. Lady Gaga - 'Paparazzi'
5. David Guetta Feat Kelly Rowland - 'When Love Takes Over'
6. Chipmunk Ft Emeli Sande - 'Diamond Rings'
7. Black Eyed Peas - 'Boom Boom Pow'
8. Keri Hilson/Kanye West/Ne-Yo - 'Knock You Down'
9. Agnes - 'Release Me'
10. Black Eyed Peas - 'I Gotta Feeling'


Michael Jackson's album positions in the top 75 are:

1. 'The Essential...'
3. 'Off The Wall'
4. 'Thriller'
5. 'The Motown Years' (with The Jackson 5)
7. 'Number Ones'
9. 'Thriller 25'
14. 'King Of Pop'
15. 'The Very Best Of...' (with The Jackson 5)
17. 'HIStory'


Jackson's single positions in the top 75 are:

3. 'Man In The Mirror'
20. 'Smooth Criminal'
21. 'Billie Jean'
25. 'Thriller'
28. 'They Don't Care About Us'
29. 'Black And White'
31. 'Dirty Diana'
32. 'Beat It'
36. 'Who's Lovin' You' (with The Jackson 5)
39. 'Earth Song'
40. 'You Are Not Alone'
42. 'The Way You Make Me Feel'
44. 'Heal The World'
45. 'Bad'
48. 'Don't Stop Til You Get Enough'
49. 'I'll Be There' (with The Jackson 5)
51. 'Will You Be There'
57. 'I Want You Back' (with The Jackson 5)
59. 'ABC' (with The Jackson 5)
62. 'Human Nature'
69. 'Ben'
74. 'Smile'



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