Michael Jackson sells over 4m records in year since death

UK sales figures released on year anniversary of singer's death

Michael Jackson has sold more albums in the year since his death, than any other artist in the UK.

The singer died suddenly a year ago (June 25), but has since gone on to sell over four million albums and singles to UK fans.

Jackson has sold 2.77m albums and 1.54m single tracks in the UK according to The Official Charts Company.

Fans are set to mark the singer’s death across the globe today, while Jackson’s sister LaToya has used the year anniversary to claim Jackson was murdered for money.

The top selling Michael Jackson tracks in the UK of the past 12 months are:

1. ‘Man In The Mirror’
2. ‘Billie Jean’
3. ‘Thriller’
4. ‘Smooth Criminal’
5. ‘Beat It’
6. ‘Dirty Diana’
7. ‘Black Or White’
8. ‘They Don’t Care About Us’
9. ‘You Are Not Alone’
10. ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’

The top selling Michael Jackson album in Britain was ‘The Essential’ collection.

Jackson‘s physician Dr Conrad Murray is currently awaiting trial after pleading not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter over his death.

Photo Gallery: Michael Jackson 1958 – 2009 – the story one year on