Five Little Known Facts About Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ Album

K-EARTH 101

On this day (Sept. 26) in 1987, Michael Jackson’s momentous Bad album started its six-week run on top the US album chart. The album, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2012, was Jackson’s anticipated follow-up after his historic Thriller album five years prior, and to this day remains one of his classics.

So to celebrate his remarkable feat reaching No. 1 on the charts on this day, we’re throwing it back to 1987 and taking a closer look inside this iconic album from the undisputed King of Pop. Below, we rounded up some of the most interesting facts you may not have known about the album before.

1. First album to produce five No. 1 singles

Jackson was the first artist in history to score five consecutive No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 from a single album. The singles that reached the top included “I Just Can’t Stop…

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