Five years after his death, the King of Pop returns to the Billboard charts with his posthumous album Xscape.
The eight-song album sold 157,000 copies and debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, according to Nielsen Sound Scan.
Xscape, features beats and production from Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, and Stargate, is Jackson’s tenth top 10. His other posthumous album Michael debuted at No. 3 with 228,000. The lead single, “Love Never Felt So Good” featuring Justin Timberlake, became his 28th top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 when it debuted at No. 20.
Elsewhere, the Now 50 compilation sits at No. 3 (82,000), while the soundtrack to Frozen slides 2-4 with 73,000.