With a staggering eight records mapping career highlights over the last quarter of a century,
Michael Jackson is one of Guinness World Records longest standing record holders.
The records span from Youngest vocalist to top the US singles chart, (aged 11, fronting The
Jackson Five) and First vocalist to enter the US single chart at No.1 (“You Are Not Alone”)
to Most weeks at the top of the US album charts (non-soundtrack) (37 weeks for Thriller);
more than $100 million in a year to Highest paid entertainer of all time ($125 million in
1989 Forbes list).
successful entertainer of all time.