[Editor's note: Like him or not, Michael Jackson had 30 years of sustained hits, comparing well statistically with other pop music legends as this interactive from the New York Times shows.]
Republished from the New York Times. June 25, 2009.
A timeline of how Michael Jackson’s songs performed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
(Screenshot below) Interact with the original at New York Times . . .
Matthew Bloch, Shan Carter, Jonathan Corum, Amanda Cox and Matthew Ericson/The New York Times