On June 25, 2009, the king of pop Michael Jackson, a vast influence on the music scene of his day, died of cardiac arrest at age 50 at his home in Holmby Hills. Los Angeles.
Michael Jackson was preparing for a 50-show comeback tour called “This Is It,” at that time.
It’s been 11 years since Michael Jackson passed away. And his death is considered the biggest loss in the music industry.
Jackson was born in Indiana, near Chicago, on Aug 29, 1958, as the eighth of ten children to a working-class African-American family.
Michael is The eighth child of the Jackson family. He began his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5. Michael started his solo career in 1971 while at Motown Records,
In honor of his pure spirit, NEWS celebrity presents our favorite Michael Jackson Top 5 greatest songs :
one more track from Bad that really helped Jackson move on from his Thriller says was the rocker “Smooth Criminal”. The song is about a woman by Annie who was attacked by a smooth criminal and peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Part of the Thriller album. “Beat It” was a rocking song that is known for the contributions of Eddie Van Halen on guitar. The song won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance and hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
‘Thriller’ is considered one of Jackson’s signature songs. But only peaked at Number 10 when it was released. The video is originally a mini horror movie where Michael Jackson and his girl are at the movies and she leaves because it is too scary. However, on the way home, he turns into a werewolf under the full moon and starts after her. It turns out to be a movie. But then when they leave. Michael turns into a zombie and the entire Thriller zombie dance starts. It is simply brilliant.
A major hit from the Thriller album was “Billy Jean,” the second single released from the album and is one of the bestselling singles of all time. It was two Grammy Awards. And it was one of the songs that really helped Michael Jackson become the biggest pop artist in the world at the time. This track was almost removed from the album. As the producer, Jones disliked it The song’s lyrics refer to a real-life experience. In which an insane female fan claimed that Jackson fathered one of her twins.
“Man in the Mirror”
Moving back to Bad, “Man in the Mirror” was yet another number one song for Jackson as the fourth single from the album. The song spent two weeks at Number One on the Hot 100 after its initial release in 1988. And it reached Number Two on Billboard‘s Hot Digital Songs chart after Jackson’s death in 2009.