According to RIAA Chairman and Chief Executive Cary Sherman statement;
"RIAA has awarded gold and platinum records on behalf of the music business for nearly 60 years, but this is the first time an artist has crossed the 30X multi-platinum plateau,"Well,can't say we are surprised. MJ made and is still making history,oh i remember how the video use to give me goosebumps (still does!). It's a classic! And i speak for all music lovers when i say we are grateful for you Michael. I'd also like to bring back some memories;Watch the 'Thriller' Video after the cut...Grab you popcorn and enjoy!
"Thriller" has also surpassed sales of 100 million copies worldwide."Thriller" has sold more than 2.1 million units in the United States since Jackson's death, according to Nielsen Music.