Michael Jackson: The King Of Pop

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“ Michael! Michael! Michael! ...“ The crowd chants as they wait for their idol to walk on stage, the music begins to play and the roaring of the crowd grows louder and louder. The lights shining as bright as the sun and all of a sudden, it goes pitch black. The whole stadium is dark except for one spotlight and there he is “ The King of Pop”. Michael Jackson was known for his great singing career, especially starting at such a young age with his family. He was a part of his family Motown group called, Jackson 5 before becoming a very successful solo artist. When people think of Jackson, not only do they think about his great records, but also his funky dance moves. His most popular being the moonwalk. Today, it’s still being used in the dance …show more content…
He had nine siblings: Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Michael, Randy, and Janet. He was the youngest out of the nine. His parents are Katherine and Joseph Jackson, who both dedicated their lives in helping their children in their music career, since they themselves couldn’t fulfill their own. Which started when Jackson was at the age of five when he sang “ Climb Ev’ry Mountain “ at his school pageant, and everyone realized how talented he was (Dailymail.com ). Soon after his parents decided to make Michael a part of the Jackson 5 as the lead singer. The group quickly rose to fame, especially with over four number one hits (Bio 1). Some of them being the song "I Want You Back" jumping to the number-one singles spot. "ABC", "The Love You Save" and "I'll Be There" follow suit (Npr Music). He had a voice with a performance style because he didn’t sing like a little kid. By age 11, Jackson was appearing on TV, and by age 14 he had released his first solo album. A Jackson 5 TV cartoon series appeared in the early ’70s, and in 1976 the Jackson family, including sister Janet Jackson, launched a TV variety show called The Jacksons that ran for one season. Throughout the 70s, media attention focused on Michael, who piped vocals in his high voice for “ABC,” “I’ll Be There,” and many other Top 20

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