The Life Of Michael Jackson And The King Of Pop

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Michael Jackson Michael Jackson also known as the King of Pop has inspired lots of pop singers, from his crazy dance moves to his vocal songs. His talents of singing and dancing began to get noticed from his family as early as age three. His dad, Joe Jackson, saw potential in Michael Jackson and his 4 other brothers. Immediately, Joe Jackson formed the Jackson Five. The Jackson Five consisted of Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and of course Michael Jackson. The group lead great performances and songs until Michael Jackson left the group for a while, a few months later their label dropped them in 1989. Michael Jackson though was on his way to becoming the King of Pop. He got his big break when let the album “Off the Wall” out. Then, with his release of “Thriller” he got recognized all over the U.S. with 40 million copies sold. From there it was just success. Michael Jackson then, bought 2,700 acres for his carnival/home called Neverland. Michael Jackson had a great run until his death on June 25, 2009. Still there is a lot you can learn from Michael Jackson by reading below. Michael was born in Gary, India on August 29, 1958. His birth name was Michael Joseph Jackson and his parents were Joe Jackson and …show more content…
The album that he was in “Off The Wall” that was the first solo album to generate four top 10 hits in the United States. The album reached number 3 on the top 200 Billboard charts and sold over 20 million copies. This wasn’t the end, with the release of his album “Thriller” which made over 65 million copies sold. The album “Thriller” is the only album that sold the highest amount of albums in the United States and Worldwide. This album gave Michael Jackson seven more Grammy’s for the collection and eight more American Music Awards. This album was number one on the Billboard Top 200 chart for 37 consecutive weeks and stayed in the top 10 for 80 more

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