This Is It is a two-disc compilation album that features the music of American pop and R&B musician Michael Jackson, released October 26, 2009 on Epic Records. Its release coincided with the release of Michael Jackson's This Is It, a concert film documenting Jackson's rehearsals for a concert series of the same name.
The album has sold over a million copies worldwide in it's first two weeks of release, including 581,000 in the US.
This Is It is Michael Jackson's sixth No.1 album on the American Billboard 200 album charts.
I have to tell you folks: This whole Michael Jackson death thing is getting to be the stuff of parody. As if the release of bloopers as a “major motion picture” wasn’t bad enough, but this album release from Sony is so much more offensive on so many levels. Now I don’t want to berate Sony too much because there WAS a movie titled “This Is It” released in theaters which meant a soundtrack album was to shortly follow. And from the outside it appears … more