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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson


Date of Birth:
Aug 29, 1958

Singer, Songwriter, Dancer

Joe Jackson (father), Katherine Jackson (mother)

Lisa Marie Presley, (m. 1994; Div. 1996),Debbie Rowe, (m. 1996; Div. 1999)

3, Including Paris Jackson

Los Olivos, California, United States

Years active:

Pop, Soul, Funk, Rhythm And Blues, Rock, Disco, Post-disco, Dance-pop, New Jack Swing

Jehovah's Witness (1965–87), Christianity (1987–2009)

Jun 25, 2009 (Cardiac Arrest Induced By Acute Propofol And Benzodiazepine Intoxication)

Resting place:
Glendale, California, United States

Steeltown, Motown, Epic, Legacy, Sony, MJJ Productions


Michael Jackson - Summary Details

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 was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. 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 of "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. The popularity of these videos helped bring the television channel MTV to fame. Jackson's 1987 album Bad spawned 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 solo 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 music genres.

Thriller is the best-selling album of all time, with estimated sales of over 66 million copies worldwide. Jackson's other albums, including Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991), and HIStory (1995),...

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Michael Jackson Off The Wall

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The Michael Jackson Treasures

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Michael Jackson A Life In Pictures

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Jermaine Jackson, You Are Not Alone: Michael

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Bad 25th Anniversary Special Edition

Filled with previously re-mastered versions of iconic hits and un-released recordings from the King Of Pop, the BAD25 anniversary deluxe edition CDs and DVD will...

You Are Not Alone: Michael, Through a Brother's Eyes

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Thriller Live

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