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Michael Jackson

Name:
Michael Jackson

Age:
50

Date of Birth:
Aug 29, 1958

Place of Birth:
Gary, Indiana, United States

Occupation:
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Actor, Record Producer, Businessman, Philanthropist

Parents:
Joe Jackson, Katherine Jackson

Spouse:
Lisa Marie Presley, (m. 1994–96; divorced), Debbie Rowe, (m. 1996–99; divorced)

Children:
3

Residence:
Los Olivos, California, United States

Years active:
1964–2009

Genres:
Pop, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, rock, disco, post-disco, dance-pop, new jack swing

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

Died:
Jun 25, 2009 (Cardiac arrest induced by propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication)

Resting place:
Glendale, California, United States

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

Instruments:
Vocals

Michael Jackson - Summary Details

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, 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, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5 in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller" from his 1982 album Thriller, were credited with breaking down racial barriers and with transforming the medium into an art form and promotional tool. The popularity of these videos helped to bring the then-relatively-new television channel MTV to fame. His 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 on the Billboard Hot 100. With videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream", he continued to innovate the medium throughout the 1990s, as well as forging 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 65 million copies worldwide. His other albums, including Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991), and HIStory (1995), also rank among the world's best-selling albums....

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Michael Jackson Inspires Brent Street Next Generation Star Dances

The thirty young, talented dancers performed a high energy routine to the hit song Bad, focusing their moves around the series of three Michael Jackson wax figures.
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...AND ALL THAT GOSS...

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What Do You Know?

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Thriller Live

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Jayda Grace Run Dat Back Interview

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Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D

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N'Sync

There is no better way to describe American band N'Sync than five handsome, charming and talented young men who each have a passion for singing and a dream of stardom....
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Timomatic Parachute Interview

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