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 is widely regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest entertainers of all time. He was also known for his unorthodox lifestyle, residing in a private amusement park he called Neverland Ranch, and often becoming the focus of tabloid scrutiny. 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, and in the early 1980s, 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. Bad (1987) was the first album to produce five US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles. He continued to innovate throughout the 1990s with videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream", and forged a reputation as a touring artist. Through stage and video performances, Jackson popularized complicated dance techniques such as the robot and the moonwalk, to which he gave the name. His sound and style have influenced artists of various genres.

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Michael Jackson Performances & Interviews


Michael Jackson Tracks

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Thriller (Steve Aoki Midnight Hour Remix)
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Thriller (Steve Aoki Midnight Hour Remix)

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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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Scream
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Scream
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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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Off The Wall
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Off The Wall
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Rock With You
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Rock With You
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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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Rockin' Robin
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Rockin' Robin
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Baby Be Mine
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Baby Be Mine
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Got To Be There
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Got To Be There
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Billie Jean
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Billie Jean
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Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'
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Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'
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Black Or White
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Black Or White
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Man In The Mirror
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Man In The Mirror
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Farewell My Summer Love
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Farewell My Summer Love
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Ain't No Sunshine
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Ain't No Sunshine
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Remember The Time
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Remember The Time
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Love Never Felt So Good
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Love Never Felt So Good
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The Way You Make Me Feel
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The Way You Make Me Feel
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