Reasons Why Michael Jackson Is Better Than The Beatles

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Just the Top Ten reasons why MJ is better *no offense* Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 combined has sold more records than The Beatles
The person who wrote this list is an absolute prick. Just because he sold more records doesn't mean his music is of better quality or is more influential. You need a pretty big list to list the accomplishments of the Beatles. Did you know Michael Jackson before he died owned all of the rights to the Beatles songs meaning he thought they were pretty damn good too. This list is a waste. MJ was a great artist but he was not the Beatles.
Michael Jackson is the best. End of story. I hate when I see a countdown of greatest ARTISTS, yet, they compare a band with a solo artist. I can't argue enough that had the Beatles disbanded, there is NO way the individual members would have accomplished what Michael Jackson accomplished ALL BY HIMSELF. Time has proven this. The Beatles' music did NOT break racial barriers. They are only popular in the U.S. and Europe. Michael Jackson's music is known WORLDWIDE. White America just cannot acknowledge a black man has won this title. I'm saying this, and neither white nor black. So sad. Racism will never end.
Well first off, the number of albums sold does not effect how good the music is. If that's the case, then Justin Bieber is a god of music. Second, the record sales of two artists combined are most likely going to be greater than the sales of one artist. This list is full of fail.

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2Michael Jackson is the most awarded artist of all time
That's because Grammy Awards didn't exist at The Beatles and Elvis's reign.
Beating Elvis and the Beatles

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3Michael Jackson has better selling singles
The beatles have a better fanbase and no. 1 hits in America... I'll give them that, and I do love the beatles but Michael Jackson lasted 45 years making hits WORLDWIDE while positively trying to change the world. He also wrote and co-wrote almost every single song he released. (Over 300 for sure)
Michael Jackson's song had a lot of substance and he wrote most of them himself and they were all awesome, he is a legend.
The beatles wrote all their original songs themselves not just some of them.The beatles have more no1's than any body else in most countries.Twenty in the us and MJ has12.

4Michael Jackson has better selling albums
Thriller is the best selling single album of all time.
After that, MJ trails off to a distant third place to The Beatles and Elvis.
An investigative report by the Wall Street Journal proved the 750 million sales figure for MJ was totally made-up by the publicity firm in charge of "This Is It".
This is VERY easy to research.
I think anything Michael did was golden his albums were beastly :D
The beatles have sold approximately a billion units and Michael approximately 5oo million units
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5Michael Jackson had real style
The beatles were not just smoking marijuana.The beatles were four guys from Liverpool who were poor then they became rich because the were popular. How dare you! You should be listening to Imagine by John Lennon ( the greatest songwriter of all time in my option) Hey Jude and In my life.
Beatles took drugs. Michael also took drugs and died from it.
Mj is a style icon no lie, but the mop top hair cuts clean cut suits, colorful silk pj's.The beatles were and always will be rock gods of fashion.Their style was widley immitated like a pop craze.Mj's style is only immitated by impersnaters.
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6Michael Jackson had amazing moves. He is/was the most famous dancer of all time
It doesn't exactly take talent to dance, even though I like MJ, the Beatles actually played instruments and had to learn these to become famous, putting more effort into it
Yeah! the beatles didn't dance at all, they only sung
The Beatles can't dance with gutairs

7Michael Jackson is/was named the most successful artist of all time
The Beatles were not even on the top 10 for this poll/or other contest

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Wikipedia which is only the most reliable source on the web because it actually gather's evience says the beatles are the most commercialy succesful and most influencial musicians in pop history.

8Paul McCartney even admitted that MJ was going to be bigger
Well if this is true, then Paul McCartney is totally right... I admire the Beatles a little, they got quiet a lot of songs which really are meaningful and shows how good lyricist they are. However they don't get you off your seat... They are not "out of the box", plus, they don't dance... Their voice, average.. moreover some of their songs mean nothing... Well the Beatles are good but not great, they just keep on writing and writing with no sense... At times when they attempt a rocker voice, you'll hear like a phlegm is about to get out from their throats especially that of John lennon's voice... seriously not even a justifiable comparison to how amazing Michael Jackson is... Well maybe they are not so famous also, one factor is that they rose to fame when technology or tvs are still that advance, however they are not so staggering and dashing either, they sound so boring, look boring and AVERAGE, they are like the Jonas brothers of today

Well Paul would say that, he's very British and very modest! The Beatles are so much better than MJ. Me not being a fan of his has nothing to do with it!

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This was suppose to be an Private interveiw in the early 80's

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9MIchael Jackson had bigger crowds than The Beatles at tours
On the Bad tour the last leg, it had over 130 THOUSAND people, and on the Dangerous Tour on one of the legs it had 7 SOLD OUT CONCERTS, and over 507 thousand people attended

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10Michael Jackson sold over 800 million records on his own
False, he sold less than half of that number.
And there's 4 of the beatles members, and that's like outnumbered, just imagine if they were 4 MICHAEL JACKSONS

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The Contenders

11Michael has a better voice and greater music talent
You cannot disagree

12Michael Jackson was famous world wide
Beatles are not known in asian countries but MJ is

13Michael Jackson inspired several artists
Well, so did the Beatles. And the Beatles came earlier, so still inspired more

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Um the beatles are the most influencial pop act of all time.Michael was one of their biggest fans...

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