NEW YORK (November 1, 2022) – Forty years after the release of Thriller, the album that catapulted Michael Jackson into the superstardom stratosphere, Sony Music and The Estate of Michael Jackson announce the start of the global campaign to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the King of Pop’s landmark album. As part of the campaign, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music will host fan events around the world, all free to the public, including immersive experiences, screenings of the Thriller 40 documentary, and other fan parties.
There will be two immersive experiences. The first occurs in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 10-13, and the second in New York City, November 18-20. Each will feature specific track-focused experiences, interactive elements, and social and photo opportunities throughout.
Fans in eight other cities around the world will be treated to a private one-time-only screening of the Thriller 40 documentary, which details the making of the biggest-selling album in the world.
And in other cities, fans will be invited to special Thriller-themed parties celebrating the release of the new expanded album and will have the opportunity to hear the full double-disc album for the first time.
Further details and info on how fans can get tickets for the various fan events can be found HERE.
Released November 30, 1982, the Thriller phenomenon revolutionized music, video standards, and choreography through Michael’s innovations for melding sound and visual art, the influence of which is still felt today. Thriller went on to win a record-setting eight Grammys. With over one hundred million copies sold, it is the best-selling album of all time and the first to be certified triple diamond by the RIAA. Read more HERE.