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Michael Jackson

The life of Michael Jackson.
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Sandunya Nadugala

on 23 January 2015

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Life and Career
Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29th, 1958.
He and his brothers, Tito, Germaine, Marlon and Jackie, created a band called the Jackson 5.
They were later signed on to a label, which led to chart-topping singles in the future.
Who is he?
Michael Jackson was a singer/songwriter.
He is known as the King of Pop.
Many agree that Michael Jackson changed the face of music, both today and tomorrow.
Michael's Legacy

Honours and Rewards
It's hard to count all the nominations Michael earned, but let's give it a try:
Greatest Audience
100 Million Records
Biggest Selling Video
He even earned an award for having the most awards! Crazy, eh?
Michael Jackson

Influences
Michael Jackson certainly inspired many artists, but who inspired
him
?
Stevie Wonder,
Smokey Robinson,
Prince,
and James Brown are just a few.

As I said earlier, Michael Jackson changed the face of music in many ways. For example:
He increased the popularity of rhythm and blues by blending it with pop.
He proved that you don't have to be an adult to make amazing music.
... and many others.
Table of Contents
Who is he?
Life and Career
Influences
Legacy
Honors and Rewards
Most Famous Works
Charity
Death and Memorial
Most Famous Works

Michael Jackson's most popular songs are very well known. A few of the most downloaded since his death in 2009:
Man in the Mirror
Thriller
Smooth Criminal
Beat it
Hold my Hand
Charity
Michael Jackson is also very well known for all his incredible charity work.
He wrote songs and donated the proceeds to charity.
In 1986, Michael started his
own
charity, dedicated to sending students to universities.
He also set up several camps and organizations.
Death and Memorial
On Thursday, August 25, 2009, Michael Jackson died.
That was the day we lost one of the most iconic members of the music industry.
Jackson died from cardiac arrest and prescription drug overdose.
Over thirty five million people watched his memorial on TV that day.
Conclusion
There are still many mysteries behind the life of Michael Jackson.
We should look through the many secrets, rumors, and assumptions that veil him, and look at Michael Jackson for who he really was: a truly talented human being who changed the face of music.
Thank you
for watching!
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