Michael Joseph Jackson (born 1958) is truly a music legend. He became a superstar at the age of eleven as a member of his family band The Jackson 5. His solo career earned him the title "King ofPop". His studio albums have all become classics. Jackson is equally famous for his high energy and complicated dance techniques such as the Moonwalk. He died in 2009 at the age of 50.
Jackson dominatedthe music charts throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s. His distinctive vocal style, rhythm and fashion were perfect for the new music video age. MTV enthusiastically played his videos to the world. His‘Thriller’ video had all the excitement of a major movie release. Jackson became a true icon of pop culture and influenced dozens of today’s top stars.
Jackson’s personal life created significantcontroversy and earned him a nickname he hated, ‘Wacko Jacko’. He angered many by having plastic surgery and lightening his skin to look white. His reputation was badly damaged in several high-profile childsexual abuse cases in 2003 and 2005. The courts cleared him on both occasions.
His awards and records are proof of the phenomenal success he achieved. He won World Music Award's Best-Selling PopMale Artist of the Millennium, and was the American Music Award's Artist of the Century. ‘Thriller’ remains the best selling album of all time. ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine named him the "Most popular artistin the history of show business".
Michael Joseph Jackson (nacido en 1958) es una verdadera leyenda de la música. Se convirtió en una superestrella a la edad de once años como miembro de su bandafamiliar The Jackson 5. Su carrera en solitario le valió el título de "Rey del Pop". Sus álbumes de estudio se han convertido en clásicos. Jackson es igualmente famosa por su alta energía y complicadastécnicas de baile como el moonwalk. Murió en 2009 a la edad de 50 años.
Jackson dominó las listas de música a lo largo de la década de 1970, 80 y 90. Su distintivo estilo vocal de ritmo, y la moda...
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