Michael Jackson

NameMichael Joseph Jackson
BirthdayAugust 29, 1958
Occupation(s)Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Record producer  
GenresPop,Soul,Bluesrock,Discopost,Discodance,Popnew,Jack swing
BandThe Jackson 5
NationalityAmerican
Years active1964–2009

Biography

When you are a music lover, especially if you are a fan of pop music, then you must know about Michael Jackson. He was born on August 29, 1958. He is known to the world as the King of Pop. Michael Jackson shocked the world when he married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the late (deceased) rock legend Elvis Presley (1935–1977). Michael Jackson was one of 10 children; nine Jackson siblings, including Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Randy, and Janet, all made marks in the music industry.

 He is also one of the greatest entertainers to hit the stage. His album Thriller, released in 1982, was one of the best-selling albums of all time. It has sold over 100 million copies worldwide and set a record for being the first album to sell a million copies on its first day alone. His career as a solo artist started in 1971 when he released his first album, “Got to Be There.” He made history as the first artist to have five top 10 singles from one album and as the only person to have seven number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart during his lifetime. He broke racial barriers with his 1983 album Thriller, and is one of the most successful music artists in history. In 1985, Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones reunited for a charity record that would become one of the most successful recordings in history. Released as a single, “We Are the World” raised more than $63 million dollars in its first year. Jackson’s next two albums, Bad (1987) and Dangerous (1991). He also founded Heal the World Foundation in 1992 to help children who suffered from poverty and disease. Over the years this charity organization has been fighting for human rights, improving health care, and raising awareness about all sorts of natural disasters around the world.  

Michael Jackson’s family is reportedly weighing whether to hold a traditional Muslim burial for the singer, who converted to Islam months before his death. An autopsy was completed on the 50-year-old pop icon this week, but it has not yet been released. Michael Jackson’s death was a huge shock for all the fans of his music. His sudden death at the age of 50 left everyone in complete shock on June 25, 2009.

Studio Album of Michael Jackson

Some Top listed songs were performed by Michael Jackson. We discover the list of the album which was done before.

  • Got to Be There (1972)
  • Ben (1972)
  • Music & Me (1973)
  • Forever, Michael (1975)
  • Off the Wall (1979)
  • Thriller (1982)
  • Bad (1987)
  • Dangerous (1991)
  • HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I (1995)
  • Invincible (2001)
  • A Way of Life (2010)

Music Video Album of Michael Jackson

  • The Wiz (1978)
  • Captain EO (1986)
  • Moonwalker (1988)
  • Michael Jackson’s Ghosts (1997)
  • Men in Black II (2002)
  • Miss Cast Away and the Island Girls (2004)
  • Michael Jackson’s This Is It (2009)
  • Bad 25 (2012)
  • Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016)

Popular Songs of Michael Jackson

We bring you some popular songs which were performed by Michael Jackson. It will be great for those who are fans of this artist and the songs that he sang in his solo career.

Song TitleReleasedAlbum
Give Thanks To Allah2010A Way of Life
Billie Jean1983Thriller
Beat It1983Thriller
You Are Not Alone1995HIStory: Past, Present, and Future, Book
Thriller1983Thriller
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)1983Thriller
The Way You Make Me Feel1987Bad
Earth Song1983Thriller
We Are The World1985Chart
Heal The World1991Dangerous

Award and Achievements

The award and achievements of a singer are important. This is because such things help people to know about the capability, skills, and knowledge of a singer. The beauty of the things like this is that they increase the confidence level in an individual.

  • Grammy Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award (2010)
  • American Music Awards: Soul/R’n’B – Favorite Album, ‘Number Ones’ (2009)
  • NRJ Music Awards (Cannes, France): Lifetime Achievement Award (2008)
  • Grammy Hall Of Fame: Thriller (2008)
  • Grammy Hall Of Fame: Off The Wall (2008)
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan (Tokyo, Japan): Legend Award (2006)
  • World Music Awards (London, UK):Chopard Diamond World Music Award (2006)
  • Guinness World Records (London, UK): Highest Paid Entertainer of All Time ($125 million in 1989) (2006)
  • Guinness Book Of World Records: Best-selling Album Of All Time, ‘Thriller’ (2005)
  • Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI): Best song, Butterflies (2003)
  • Power Of Oneness Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award (2003)
  • Radio Music Awards: Humanitarian Award (2003)
  • American Music Awards: Artist Of The Century Award (2002)
  • Bambi Awards (Berlin, Germany): Pop Artist of the Millennium (2002)
  • Billboard Awards: Special Billboard Award: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Thriller (2002)
  • NAACP Image Awards: Outstanding Music Video: You Rock My World (2002)
  • World Music Awards: Best Selling Pop Male Artist of the Millennium (2000)
  • Ebony Magazine: One of the 100 most important black people of the 20th century (1999)
  • Entertainment Weekly Poll: Best Music Video – #1 Thriller (1999)
  • CD-First Internet Poll: Greatest Pop Artist of the 90’s (1999)
  • Bollywood Awards: World Humanity Award (1999)
  • Internet Worldwide Top 100 Male Stars: #1 Male Star (1999)
  • CNN Internet Poll: Best Music Video Of All Time – Thriller (1999)
  • 80 Classics of the 80’s Poll – Dutch Music Channel (TMF): #1 Song – Thriller (1999)
  • Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart: Most #1 Hits by Male Artist (13) (1998)
  • Bravo Magazine Awards: Silver Otto Award (1998)
  • Puls Denmark Music TV Program Viewer (Vote): Best Foreign Male Singer (1997) (1998)
  • VH1 Poll: # 1 Greatest Video of All Time, Thriller (1998)
  • Bob Fosse Award: Best Choreography in a Music Video, Ghosts (1997)
  • Bravo Magazine Awards: Silver Otto Award (1997)
  • Brazilian TVZ Video Awards: Best International Video of the Year, Blood on the Dance Floor (1997)
  • Live! Magazine (Readers’ Poll): Most Memorable Male Performer (1997)
  • Popcorn Magazine Awards: Favorite Male Vocalist (1997)
  • American Music Awards: Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist of the Year (1996)
  • Danish Grammy Awards: Best International Male Artist (1996)
  • Genesis Awards: 1995 Doris Day Music Award  Earth Song Video (1996)
  • Grammy Awards: Best Music Video (short form), Scream (1996)
  • Hong Kong Hit Radio: Best International Male Artist (1996)
  • Irish Music Awards: Best International Male Artist Award, HIStory (1996)
  • Le Film Fantastique – French Film Awards: Best Video Award, Earth Song (1996)
  • World Music Awards: Best Selling Artist Ever (1996)
  • America’s Most Favorite Singers Poll 1995 (1995)
  • Billboard Music Video Awards: Pop/Rock Video of the Year, Scream (1995)
  • Bravo Magazine: Golden Otto Award (1995)
  • Brazilian TVZ Video Awards: Best International Video of the Year, Scream (1995)
  • European MTV Music Awards: Best Male Artist of the Year (1995)
  • American Music Awards: Best Pop/Rock Album, Dangerous (1993)
  • Grammy Awards: Living Legend Award (1993)
  • Guinness Book Of World Records: Lifetime Achievement Award (1993)
  • Guinness Book Of World Records: Our Children, Our Hope Of Tomorrow Award (1993)
  • NAACP Image Awards: 25th Silver Anniversary Entertainer Of The Year Award (1993)
  • World Music Awards: World’s Best Selling Pop Artist (1993)
  • Bravo Magazine: Gold Otto Award (1992)
  • Gabon (Africa): National Honor Of Merit Award (1992)
  • Guinness Book Of World Records: Largest Entertainment Contract Ever ($890 million) (1992)
  • Music Video Producers’ Hall Of Fame: Beat It and Billie Jean are inducted (1992)
  • National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters: Lifetime Achievement Award (1992)
  • National Honor Of Merit Award (1992)
  • Operation One To One Award (For efforts in helping disadvantaged youth) (1992)
  • Point Of Light Ambassador (Given by George Bush, President of USA) (1992)
  • Pro-Set Los Angeles Music Awards: Video Of The Year (Black Or White) (1992)
  • Smash Hits Awards: Best Male Vocalist (1992)
  • Bollywood Awards: World Humanity Award (1991)
  • Kora All-African Music Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award (1991)
  • American Cinema Awards: Entertainer Of The Decade (1990)
  • World Music Awards: Viewers Choice #1 Video, Dirty Diana (1989)
  • American Music Awards: Favorite Single – Soul/R&B, Bad (1988)
  • Billboard Awards: Top Black Artist (1988)
  • NAACP Image Awards: Best Album, Bad (1988)
  • Orpheus Award (Austrian version of the Grammy Award) (1988)
  • American Music Awards: Award of Appreciation (1986)
  • American Video Awards: Best Home Video (1984)
  • Billboard Magazine’s Year End Awards: Number 6 Top Black Artist (1984)
  • Canadian Black Music Awards: Top International Single, Billie Jean (1984)
  • Crystal Globe Awards: Exceeding Record Sales Over 5 Million Outside the US (1984)
  • Grammy Awards: Album Of The Year, Thriller (1984)
  • Grammy Awards: Best Recording For Children, ET The Extra Terrestrial Album (1984)
  • People’s Choice Awards: Best All Around Entertainer Of The Year (1984)
  • Presidential Special Achievement Award (US) (1984)
  • The Sun (UK Newspaper): Best Album (1984)
  • Rolling Stone: Readers Poll, #1 Artist of the Year (1983)

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