Michael Jackson

“King of Pop”. Born 29 August 1958. Died 25 June 2009
Michael Jackson
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1958-08-29
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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world and one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

The eighth child of the Jackson family, Michael made his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5. He began his solo career in 1971 while at Motown Records. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. His music videos, including those for "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller" from his 1982 album Thriller, are credited with breaking racial barriers and transforming the medium into an art form and promotional tool. Their popularity helped bring the television channel MTV to fame. Jackson's 1987 album Bad produced the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", "Bad", "The Way You Make Me Feel", "Man in the Mirror", and "Dirty Diana", becoming the first album to have five number-one singles in the nation. He continued to innovate with videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream" throughout the 1990s, and forged a reputation as a touring artist. Through stage and video performances, Jackson popularized a number of complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk, to which he gave the name. His distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous artists of various genres.

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Billie Jean
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Billie Jean
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P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
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P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
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Bad
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Bad
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The Way You Make Me Feel
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The Way You Make Me Feel
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Smooth Criminal
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Smooth Criminal
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Say Say Say
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Say Say Say
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Rock With You
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Rock With You
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Man In The Mirror
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Man In The Mirror
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Thriller
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Thriller
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Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
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Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
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Black Or White
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Black Or White
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Human Nature
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Human Nature
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You Rock My World
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You Rock My World
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Ben
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Ben
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Beat It
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Beat It
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