Michael Jackson Biography

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Name: Michael Joseph Jackson

Birth date: August 29, 1958

Profession: Singer

Best works: Thriller, Bad, Scream, moonwalk

Why you should read it: he is the "king of Pop", everybody should know something about the life of the genius behind the controversies and gossips. One of the greatest artist of the 20th century if not the greatest. 

Social networks: @michaeljackson, facebook

Michael Joseph Jackson was the "King of Pop" full stop. He was an amazing singer, songwriter, producer and dancer with a list of number ones that can not be compared to any other human being. From the early times of Jackson Five to his solo career. Beat it, Billie Jean, Thriller, Bad, Man in the Mirror, Dirty Diana, Black and White, Scream and the list goes on. 

Michael Jackson will also be remembered for his robot dance and the moonwalk, which it is now distinctive of his unique style. He has won 13 Grammy Awards, 26 American Music Awards and has 13 number.one singles. According to his biographies, Michael has sold over 350 million records worldwide.

Michael Jackson was also a controversial figure with several scandals of child sexual abuse. The truth is that his public behavior did not help but further increase the speculations. He got married twice, first with the daughter of Elvis Presley Lisa Marie Presley and the second time with Debbie Rowe. Jackson sadly died in 2009 of propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication.

After Michael's death, we've seen that his Twitter (@michaeljackson) account was still active... 

The last controversy around Michael Jackson is the fact that Joseph Fiennes is going to play Michael Jackson in a half-hour British TV comedy special, and what put people off is that "Michael should not be played by a white man..." 

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