“Wanna be startin’ somethin’” with “Billie Jean” or do you want to “just beat it?”
Google Play is celebrating the anniversary of the most popular album in the world by offering music fans Michael Jackson’s THRILLER for FREE for a limited time, starting today, November 20, 2015.*
*Available to U.S. residents only.
November 2015 marks the 33rd anniversary of “the best selling album worldwide of all time” that won an unprecedented eight Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year in 1984.
Of the album’s nine tracks, four were written by the legendary King of Pop Michael Jackson and seven of the singles reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
For Google Play Music users, “Billie Jean” is currently the most listened to song from the album, followed by “Beat It” and “Thriller.”
Hailed by critics and fans alike, THRILLER is included in the Library of Congress‘ National Recording Registry of culturally significant recordings and listed on Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. The Thriller music video is the only music video included in the National Film Preservation Board’s National Film Registry of “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant films”.
Download Michael Jackson’s THRILLER album FOR FREE* from Google Play from November 20-27, 2015 at:
ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON
Michael Jackson is one of the most beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time. He was also a dedicated philanthropist and an astute business professional. To date Jackson has sold 1 billion records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Jackson as the Most Successful Entertainer of All Time and “Thriller” as the Biggest Selling Album of All Time. Jackson won 17 Grammy Awards including 8 in one year, a record in itself, and received 26 American Music Awards, including the Artist of the Century Award. Jackson defined the art form of music video with such ground-breaking short films as “Billie Jean,” “Beat It” and the classic “Thriller,” which in 2009 became the first and only music video inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. In his short films “Black or White”, “They Don’t Care About Us”, “Bad and “Smooth Criminal” and others, Jackson set an aesthetic standard for video production that remains unsurpassed even today. The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil have produced two top shows: Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour is one of the top grossing tours of all time; and MICHAEL JACKSON ONE, a permanent show at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, which is breaking box office records and receiving critical raves. Jackson’s sound, style and dance moves continue to inspire today’s performers and new generations of fans worldwide continue to discover his artistry.
ABOUT GOOGLE PLAY
Google Play is an online store with millions of digital songs, movies, TV shows, apps, games, books and more. Google Play Music offers access to 35 million songs on any device, in an ad-supported version and an ad-free subscription version with unlimited access. Build interactive radio stations from any song or artist, browse expert-curated playlists, or discover new music with Google-powered recommendations.
For More Info on Michael Jackson, visit:
Official Website: http://www.michaeljackson.com