9 million of Michael Jackson's albums have been sold worldwide since his death June 25. [source]
9 million albums in three weeks.
3 million albums per week.
In comparison, last year's top-selling album, Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, sold 2.88 million copies over six months.
I picture the RIAA now actively devising ways to kill its top stars.
"The Day the Music Died 2."
"I like it! Convince a festival to book Dylan, McCartney and Elton on the same day."