THE ESSENTIAL
by MICHAEL JACKSON


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Official Charts logo Official Albums Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position1
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 7No1
  2. 14Top 10
  3. 33Top 20
  4. 90Top 40
  5. 124Top 75
  6. 157Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

11 weeks - 30/07/2005 to 08/10/2005

1 week - 10/12/2005

2 weeks - 15/04/2006 to 22/04/2006

31 weeks - 04/07/2009 to 30/01/2010

3 weeks - 03/07/2010 to 17/07/2010

1 week - 21/08/2010

1 week - 15/06/2013

1 week - 29/06/2013

8 weeks - 13/07/2013 to 31/08/2013

3 weeks - 28/03/2015 to 11/04/2015

1 week - 25/04/2015

1 week - 31/03/2016

9 weeks - 21/07/2016 to 15/09/2016

8 weeks - 13/10/2016 to 01/12/2016

6 weeks - 12/01/2017 to 16/02/2017

1 week - 06/09/2018

1 week - 21/03/2019

9 weeks - 02/03/2023 to 27/04/2023

59 weeks - 04/05/2023 to 13/06/2024

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Official Charts logo Official Albums Chart Update

Chart facts

  • Peak position16
  • LabelSONY MUSIC
  • Catalogue number88697832712
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 0No1
  2. 0Top 10
  3. 4Top 20
  4. 65Top 40
  5. 77Top 75
  6. 94Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

3 weeks - 24/03/2015 to 07/04/2015

1 week - 28/04/2015

1 week - 27/03/2016

1 week - 17/07/2016

7 weeks - 31/07/2016 to 11/09/2016

9 weeks - 02/10/2016 to 27/11/2016

2 weeks - 29/01/2017 to 05/02/2017

1 week - 19/02/2017

1 week - 17/03/2019

12 weeks - 05/03/2023 to 21/05/2023

56 weeks - 28/05/2023 to 16/06/2024

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Official Charts logo Official Scottish Albums Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position1
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 3No1
  2. 8Top 10
  3. 14Top 20
  4. 21Top 40
  5. 34Top 75
  6. 48Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

1 week - 10/09/2005

6 weeks - 30/07/2005 to 03/09/2005

3 weeks - 17/09/2005 to 01/10/2005

30 weeks - 04/07/2009 to 23/01/2010

3 weeks - 03/07/2010 to 17/07/2010

1 week - 29/06/2013

1 week - 13/07/2013

2 weeks - 04/08/2016 to 11/08/2016

1 week - 25/08/2016

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Official Charts logo Official Albums Sales Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position66
  • LabelSONY MUSIC
  • Catalogue number88697832712
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 0No1
  2. 0Top 10
  3. 0Top 20
  4. 0Top 40
  5. 2Top 75
  6. 13Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

2 weeks - 28/03/2015 to 04/04/2015

1 week - 31/03/2016

10 weeks - 14/07/2016 to 15/09/2016

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Official Charts logo Official Album Downloads Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position4
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 0No1
  2. 4Top 10
  3. 8Top 20
  4. 12Top 40
  5. 25Top 75
  6. 41Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

21 weeks - 04/07/2009 to 21/11/2009

1 week - 19/12/2009

1 week - 02/01/2010

6 weeks - 03/07/2010 to 07/08/2010

1 week - 11/09/2010

1 week - 11/02/2012

2 weeks - 10/03/2012 to 17/03/2012

4 weeks - 08/06/2013 to 29/06/2013

2 weeks - 13/07/2013 to 20/07/2013

1 week - 31/03/2016

1 week - 06/09/2018

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Official Charts logo Official Physical Albums Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position1
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 7No1
  2. 14Top 10
  3. 17Top 20
  4. 24Top 40
  5. 57Top 75
  6. 77Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

1 week - 10/09/2005

6 weeks - 30/07/2005 to 03/09/2005

4 weeks - 17/09/2005 to 08/10/2005

1 week - 10/12/2005

2 weeks - 15/04/2006 to 22/04/2006

31 weeks - 04/07/2009 to 30/01/2010

3 weeks - 03/07/2010 to 17/07/2010

1 week - 21/08/2010

11 weeks - 29/06/2013 to 07/09/2013

3 weeks - 28/03/2015 to 11/04/2015

1 week - 31/03/2016

12 weeks - 14/07/2016 to 29/09/2016

1 week - 20/10/2016

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End of Year Albums Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position12
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 0No1
  2. 0Top 10
  3. 1Top 20
  4. 2Top 40
  5. 2Top 75
  6. 3Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

1 week - 07/01/2006

1 week - 09/01/2010

1 week - 01/01/2023

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Official Charts logo Official Hip Hop and R&B Albums Chart

Chart facts

  • Peak position1
  • LabelEPIC
  • Catalogue number5204222
  • First Chart Date

Weeks on chart

  1. 8No1
  2. 27Top 10
  3. 54Top 20
  4. 149Top 40
  5. 149Top 75
  6. 149Top 100

Chart run

= Peak position = This week

1 week - 10/09/2005

6 weeks - 30/07/2005 to 03/09/2005

16 weeks - 17/09/2005 to 31/12/2005

4 weeks - 14/01/2006 to 04/02/2006

1 week - 04/03/2006

3 weeks - 30/09/2006 to 14/10/2006

3 weeks - 18/11/2006 to 02/12/2006

2 weeks - 16/12/2006 to 23/12/2006

8 weeks - 13/01/2007 to 03/03/2007

1 week - 30/06/2007

2 weeks - 03/11/2007 to 10/11/2007

12 weeks - 23/02/2008 to 10/05/2008

90 weeks - 04/07/2009 to 19/03/2011

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