Michael Jackson: Midlands Mall music shops sell out as fans stock up

2009-07-01 00:00

LIKE fans the world over, locals have been rushing to music shops in the city and snapping up copies of Michael Jackson’s albums.

Emmanuel Dladla of Game at Liberty Midlands Mall said the store sold out of Jackson CDs and DVDs on Friday morning. The Greatest Hits History Volume 1 CD and Number Ones were the most popular.

Kameel Ramshurran, Musica Liberty Midlands Mall manager, said his store also sold out of Jackson CDs on Friday. “People came in asking for anything by Michael Jackson; we have had to order new stock.”

British tabloid newspaper the Daily Mirror reported yesterday that by last night, Jackson had raked in £10 million (R129 million) in record sales in Britain.

On Amazon.com Jackson’s albums occupy all the top spots on the bestseller list. On iTunes, he holds nine of the top 10 albums and 40 out of the top 100 selling songs.


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