The Consequences Of Michael Jackson's Thriller

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Register to read the introduction… Thriller generated 7 top ten hits. The song “Billie Jean” debuted his soon-to-be famous dance move the moonwalk. Jackson created the dance himself and choreographed the dance sequences for the video “Beat It.” His most elaborate video was for the albums title track. John Landis directed this horror-tinged video. It featured complex dance scenes, special effects, and a voice-over by actor Vincent Price. The video for “Thriller” became immensely popular, boosting sales for the already popular album. (Michael Jackson Biography) It stayed on the charts for 80 weeks holding the No. 1 spot for 37 weeks. Thriller earned 12 Grammy Award nominations and won 8 of those awards. (Michael Jackson Biography)
Jackson received Grammy Awards for best rhythm and blues song, best pop vocal and best rock vocal. The songs that won him those awards were “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” and “Beat It.” At the top of his game Jackson signed a $5 million endorsement deal with Pepsi-Cola. He suffered
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(Michael Jackson Biography.) Jackson received enormous criticism for dangling his son, Prince Michael II over a balcony. He was greeting fans in Berlin, Germany. In an interview, Jackson said that he was waiting for the fans and they were chanting that they wanted to see his child. Jackson’s reputation served another blow with the 2003 television documentary, Living with Michael Jackson. (Michael Jackson Biography.) Journalist Martin Bashir spent months with Jackson. He admitted that he had kid’s sleepover at his ranch, even after the allegations. Jackson faced more legal woes in 2004; he was arrested relating to a 13 year old boy the previous year. Facing 10 counts, he was charged with lewd conduct with a minor, attempted lewd conduct, administering alcohol to facilitate molestation, and conspiracy to commit child

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