Best Michael Jackson Songs

What do you think is his greatest? Impossible, I know.

The Top Ten

1 Billie Jean Billie Jean

Billie Jean is a great song by Michael Jackson. I love this song very much. I think the near one is beat it

such a great song! even my 2 yr old brother adores it!

There was a semi-formal dance the other night, and I danced to that song like nobody believed I would. I moonwalked, side-slide, and everything else. This is an awesome song. There is no other song quite like this one.

Great funky beat. This is Michael at his best!

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2 Smooth Criminal Smooth Criminal

Best song of Michael, It's the best after billie jean and Beat it, it must be in the top 5!

in this song michael's dance is excellent. I really like the song. He is always legend in my heart.

The beat is so fast and so are the words I love the beat if you dance to it it makes you feel like you ARE Michael jackson the movie is intense and Michael is a great actor! I'll tell you I like this song a lot and Al Capone the intro I'm obsessed with Michael jackson and I thing he was an impossibly outstanding person RIP glad to know he's an angel yay

This is my one of my 2 favorite Michael Jackson songs, and it should honestly be in the first place with They don't care about us.

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3 Beat It Beat It

Excellent song plus the best thing about the song is the guitar solo by one of the greatest guitarists. - idolangelx13

Perfect beat, awesome guitar, one of the best produced Michael Jackson tracks ever, and possibly one of the best produced tracks ever, period!

My favorite of MJ. Best video clip of Michael Jackson.
Beat it Smooth Criminal Dirty Diana Give in to me=MJ's best songs ever. - i-love-rock-n-roll

Love it, and what an amazing guitar solo in the middle of the song, one of the best songs all time.

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4 Thriller Thriller

The main song of the best selling album for a long time, but at present it is second. - shadowdarkness45

I just love this song... If I listen to this song then I wont realize how time passe... I am too scared of many things but if I listen to this song then all those scary imagination which came in my mind will vanish...

Thriller man... I thought it deserved rank... Uhh... NO 1... I mean guys can't you handle the nice lyrics and a bit of horror show?

THIS IS THRILLER is best its boss and michigan sucks GO OHIO STATE

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5 Man in the Mirror Man in the Mirror

Such a great song. It has such a good meaning. Just listen to it make my heart filled with joy and happiness. "If you want to make a world a better place, just look at yourself and then make a change... "
- sicsics

Very true and strong message... Just change yourself before telling anyone to change...

its the message that counts and this song ( and we are the world) send the best message

Song with good meaning. and also the challenge for singers to perform this song

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6 Black or White Black or White

Michael Jackson is not only the greatest preformer in the world, but the songs that he sings have great meaning. This one I believe stood out above all the rest

Its a heart melting song surely if people beyond the borders listen will make a decision of throwing off their arms and ammunition and handle every thing with peace... Love you mike

this is maybe, his best song; along with "Smooth Criminal" and "Billy Jean" - rock2metal

This does not deserve to be in the Top 10. This list is completely wrong and I'll shall remix this list to show you a true ranking of Michael Jackson songs. - JaysTop10List

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7 Earth Song Earth Song

This is really great. The song haunts you at the very tip. Very dramatic, expressive, out-shined all the songs he made. The best for me by far and will always be my favorite. - hatcher234

Should be on the top of the list as it is no.7 in top ten songs ever made and truly deserves to be there

This is greatest ever song of Michael. It's a legend. It pricks my conscience and haunts me whenever I see and don't object any injustice made by haughty human beings to the environment

Michael Jackson give me hope when I hear this song

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8 Bad Bad

How can Bad be 11 on this list? It's one of michael's best

Hearing this song I feel like remembering all the crazy & BAD! Stuffs I've ever done in my life

I'm bad. I love this song so much. Go crazy and bad. Go mad and bad. So good!

Great cool song and I'm 18 years old he's a legend

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9 They Don't Care About Us They Don't Care About Us

In this song MJ voice was enough to make it the best song ever, even without the music

Adore this song because it forwards the message of human equality. WE LOVE YOU MJ. YOU ARE THE KING

Simply magical filled emotions loved it very very very very much

Best SONG in the WORLD because it really shows how they don't care about us and they know who they ARE! That's why this is not only the best MICHAEL JACKSON SONG in the WORLD but it is the BEST SONG in the WORLD!

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10 Wanna Be Startin' Something Wanna Be Startin' Something

Every MJ song is awesome,
To bad he's gone I just bought the new album "Michael"
Still listening to it today, MJ FOREVER!

The BEST dance groove EVER. Makes a force field that demands movement appear with the first note!

These lyrics are quite strange like You are a vegetable and Don't have a baby but I don't care about that. His singing, the beat are both the greatest things! - lizard302

It's like your feeling the move and feeling so much happier

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The Newcomers

? Ease on Down the Road Ease on Down the Road
? It's the Falling in Love It's the Falling in Love

The Contenders

11 The Way You Make Me Feel The Way You Make Me Feel

awesome song with a creepy stalker video - danajs24

His best song by far! Great beat and never get tired of it! Always puts me in a good mood

I don't know why but this song is just so good. Never get tired of it. - PascalPig

Best song by far because he makes jazz and rock into a good song

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12 You are Not Alone You are Not Alone

Please guys listen 2 it it's the best I feel like devoting it to my love every time I listen 2 it it makes me feel that I am not alone - 2smart

Another one of his final songs:*( again. - shadowdarkness45

Such an emotional and awesome song deserves to be in the top 10.
I like the music and Michaels voice and just everything about it.

Michael Jackson was the greatest performer if the whole world...he was a feelings in his songs...he was leading a very pathetic life...but he was the best entertainer...he was, he is & he will with us every moment in our heart...

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13 Don't Stop Til You Get Enough Don't Stop Til You Get Enough

love it. Although either 'Billie Jean' or 'Smooth Criminal' is my favorite, I think this one is better than a lot of the ones in the top 10. - asdfalexia

Oh my god I love this song crazily for Michael his voice, dance moves, loving voice innocent looks and the feel he gets himself and his fans in the song

My favorite Jackson song! So good that even Chris Tucker had to sing it in Rush Hour 2!

His first solo hit that got to me

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14 Dirty Diana Dirty Diana

I love this song. Its so haunting.
- Hillary117

Dirty Diana have such best lyrics. Beside, the music and the tempo also rock me up.

This should be number one. Good songs in this list, but compared to Dirty Diana and Billie jean, they are kid songs... This MJ in his Rawest form..

My favorite song on the "Bad" album. Should be ranked at least 5th.

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15 Heal the World Heal the World

I think this song should be Number 1, because its actually got a true meaning, and I absolutely LOVE this song! MJ is just the best
He and his music will live on forever x
King Of Pop

I don't know why but when I first heard this song at the rehearsal of our school function... I kept moving to the song.. My mind became really emotional and I wanted to listen to it all day... Love you MJ!

This song is truely a touching one... It's one of my favourite songs by mj... Has a real meaning in a person's day today life...

Please switch this with Black and White

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16 Rock with You Rock with You

This is the ultimate feel good song! Whenever I am feeling low, I play this song and I am immediately uplifted! Michael's smile in this video is so genuine and bright, I can't help but feel good looking and listening to him! - shaaronie

Off The Wall is Michael Jackson's Debut solo album, and I believe that Quincy Jones behind the production was masterful. This whole album is wonderfully produced and this song along with Off The Wall and Don't Stop Till You Get Enough are among his best

The best song ever that make me feel so good and the song has beautiful Lyrics and wonderful rhythm as well. I love you Michael Jackson you are the best pop singer for all time god marcy you

Get this song in a better position than this. - EpicJake

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17 Give In To Me Give In To Me

When I heard this song, I instantly fell in love with it! Really, it's awesome, if you haven't listened to it and you're an MJ fan, well... You should definitely listen to it!

My favourite song in the whole world! I believe the words. Sends me shivers every time.

The best Michael Jackson ROCK song, much better than Dirty Diana, this should be in the top 3 along with Beat It. This ROCKS! Amazing.

Ohh this song is just awesome.I have heard the song so many times but it still gives me goosebumps, especially the part when MJ says "Don't try to understand me because your words just aren't enough".Even while typing this comment I am listening the song".😀

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18 Human Nature Human Nature

What the hell is wrong with people? Human Nature is one of the best song by MJ, its million times better than Billie Jean and Beat It. This track should be the number 1 in the list. At least listen to this song guys. It has meaningful and beautiful lyrics. Vote for this song guys. This was also MJ's favorite song as well.

This great song, smooth voice, the very pop song, One of my favorite song, so I vote this song for top ten, I Love you Michael, you a greatest one of my favorite list, Human nature is very great song with the simple lyric is very good song and the music make me feel good

This is so beautiful and deep! It's MJ's best song ever, and I try not to cry while typing this. It has some meaning that says, " humans are all different and same, it's human nature to fall in love and it's a beautiful feeling, a feeling you can't say or express, when you think about it your speechless; but you can sing it. That was a meaning for most of his songs and this is the most beautiful song ever written, and it amazing how he writes this emotional and deeply sang poem" God bless you Michael Jackson, Every human on earth is sad that you past away and loves you for bringing another type of joy, a joy we can't live with to this world.

THIS WILL FOREVER BE MY FAVORITE SONG EVER, I'VE CRIED LISTENING THIS PLENTY OF TIME. I DOWNLOADED EVERY VERSION OF IT. ALL LIVE VERSIONS.

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19 Scream Scream

A great duet with his sister Janet a perfect combination. - shadowdarkness45

This song is amazing. It has a mix with beat and pop. And his voice is 150% PERFECTO! - LpsDisneyTmntFreak

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20 We Are the World We Are the World

This song had multiple singers singing this song but it was wrote and half sung by Michael. - TrubbleMayker

I almost cry when I listen to this song. This song invite us to help others. One of the best song's ever by a lot of great performers. The idea of making this song was incredibly great. With multiple singers with different ethnic, religion, and etc really inspire me.

I have to sing this song in my school assembly. When I LISTENED THIS SONG FIRST TIME I WAS SHOCKED, IT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL. Please HEAR THIS SONG IN YOUTUBE WITH VIDEO. YOU SHOULD TYPE "WE ARE THE WORLD MICHAEL JACKSON.

Why this song so underetted.To my mind on of the best masterpices from Michael,lyrics are great and deep.

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