Michael Jackson is an American singer, born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, United States.
Biography and life story of celebrity in English.
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Name: Michael Jackson
Full real name: Michael Joseph Jackson
Nickname: The King of Pop
Country: United States
Date of birth: August 29, 1958
Place of birth: Gary, Indiana, United States.
Date of death: June 25, 2009
Place of death: Los Angeles, California, United States.
Age: 50 years 9 months and 25 days (from death 2009)
Astrological sign: Virgo
Profession: Singer, dancer, songwriter, song producer, dance director, actor, author, entrepreneur, financier
Genre: Pop, R&B, Rock, New Jack Swing
Years of activity: 1963 – 2009
Biography, Life story
Michael Jackson was born in 1958 in Gary, Indiana, United States, and died on June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He has been called the King of Pop. Ranked as the most successful and most important star in music history ever by Guinness Records. His unparalleled contributions to music, dance and fashion, as well as life in the limelight, made him a global figure and part of global popular culture.
The eighth child of the Jackson family, he began his singing career with his brothers as a member of the Jackson 5 band in 1964, and then began singing solo in 1971. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a prominent figure in popular music. He is credited with his music videos, including “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” and “Thriller.” He was credited with breaking racial barriers on music television stations as he was the first African-born singer to have his music videos shown on MTV. In turning a music video into an art form and a tool for promotion. The popularity of these videos helped popularize the then new television channel, MTV.
Jackson Thriller’s album is the best-selling album of all time. His other records, including Off the Wall, Bad, Dangers and History, are also international bestsellers.
Aspects of Jackson’s personal life, including his appearance, personal relationships and behavior, have generated controversy. In the mid-1990s, he was charged with molesting a minor, but it was settled out of court without any formal charges being brought. In 2005 he was tried and acquitted of further allegations of harassment and several other charges after a jury found him not guilty on all charges.
While preparing for his This Is It concert series, Jackson died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine poisoning after suffering a cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009.
List of works
The Wiz (1978), Captain EO (1986), Moonwalker (1988), Ghosts (1996), Men in Black II (2002), Miss Cast Away (2004), This Is It (2009).
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough, Rock With You (1979), She’s Out Of My Life (1980), Billie Jean, Beat It (1983), Thriller (1984), Bad, The Way You Make Me Feel (1987) , Man In The Mirorr, Dirty Diana, Smooth Criminal, Leave Me Alone, Speed Demon, Come Together (1988), Liberian Girl (1989), Black Or White (1991), Remeber The Time, In The Closet, Jam, Who Is It, Heal The World (1992), Give In To Me, Will You Be There, Gone Too Soon (1993), Scream, You Are Not Alone (1995), Earth Song, They Don’t Care About Us, They Don’ t Care About Us Prison Version, Stranger In Moscow (1996), Blood On The Dance Floor (1997), You rock my world, Cry (2001), Hold my Hand (2010), Hollywood Tonight, Behind The Mask (2011), XSCAPE (2014).
Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker, Space Channel 5, Space Channel 5 Part 2, Michael Jackson’s The Experience
Awards and Honors
Jackson is one of the few artists to have made the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. Jackson is the first and only dancer from the world of pop and rock music to have been made to the Honorary Ballroom. Some of his other achievements include several Guinness World Records, 13 Grammy Awards as well as a Grammy Legend Award and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 26 American Music Awards including “Artist of the Eighties” and “Artist of the Century,” 13 number one singles in the United States during his career Singles has sales of an estimated 750 million records worldwide.