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Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson


Background information
Birth name Michael Joseph Jackson
Born August 29, 1958
Born place Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Died June 25, 2009
Death place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genre(s) New Jack Swing
Soul
R&B
Rock
Pop
Years active 1964—2009
Label(s) Epic Records
Legacy Recordings
Motown Records
Associated acts The Jackson 5
Website Website



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Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, entertainer, and philanthropist. Referred to as the King of Pop, Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records. His contribution to music, dance and fashion, along with a much-publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene alongside his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in the mid-1960s, and began his solo career in 1971.


Albums
Michael (2010) This Is It (2009) King Of Pop (2008) The Essential (2005) Number Ones (2003) Invincible (2001) Blood On The Dance Floor - HIStory In The Mix (1997) HIStory - Past, Present and Future - Book 1 (1995) Dangerous (1991) Bad (1987)


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News

Michael Jackson's Neverland Home To Be Recreated In Las Vegas

April 28, 2011
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch is set to be recreated in Las Vegas, it has been revealed. The previous home of Jackson will now be immortalised in Mandalay Bay hotel-casino in Las Vegas. The entertainment complex will include 'Jackson-themed lounge, an interactive memorabilia museum and a theatre set to up look like Neverland.    Read more 

Diana Ross 'Confirmed As Michael Jackson Children's Guardian'

April 28, 2011
Diana Ross has been confirmed as the guardian to Michael Jackson's children when their grandmother Katherine Jackson dies, according to reports. Katherine was named as guardian to Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket after the star's death in June 2009.   Read more 

Michael Jackson Naked Death Photos To Be Shown At Trial

April 23, 2011
Photos of Michael Jackson taken in the autopsy room will be shown at the trial of the doctor accused of causing his death, Los Angeles Judge Michael Pastor has ruled. The judge sided with prosecutors who said the photos would provide evidence that Jackson was healthy before he died in June 2009.   Read more 

Liam Gallagher: Michael Jackson Statue Is 'Ridiculous'

April 23, 2011
Beady Eye frontman Liam Gallagher has described the Michael Jackson statue recently unveiled outside Fulham football club as "ridiculous". The statue, revealed by the club's chairman and Jackson's friend Mohammed Al Fayed, has been widely criticised.   Read more 

Michael Jackson Heal The World Lawsuit Resolved

April 20, 2011
The estate of Michael Jackson has settled out of court with the Heal The World Foundation (HTWF). Jackson's legal team took action against HTWF in 2009, claiming that it was attempting to associate itself with the late singer's former charity of the same name by using his likeness and image.   Read more 

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