Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under the initials MJ.

He is the owner of the best selling album of all time, Thriller (1982) which was awarded 30 times platinum at the beginning of 2016. His other albums Bad, Dangerous and History are all among the best charting albums of all time and all reached the number one position in the US charts.

Jackson was the first black artist whose music video (Billie Jean) was aired on MTV, and with that success he broke down a racial barrier in the music industry. With his music and music videos he revolutionized the world of pop music. Jackson is very well known for his signature dance moves (moonwalk, lean, sidewalk, Thriller dance), his famous clothing (black hat, white sequined glove, military jackets), his unique singing voice, and songs like Off the Wall, Don't Stop 'till You Get Enough, Thriller, Billie Jean, Beat It, Bad, Man In the Mirror, Heal the World, Earth Song, and They Don't Care About Us. He also is the best entertainer of all time according to the Guinness Book of Records and one of the best selling solo artists of all time.

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