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Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.
Five of Jackson's solo albums - "Off the Wall," "Thriller," "Bad," "Dangerous" and "HIStory," all with Epic Records - are among the top-sellers of all time and “Thriller” holds the distinction as the largest selling album worldwide in the history of the recording industry with more than 70 million units sold. Additionally, singles released from the Thriller album sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, another all time record.
During his extraordinary career, he sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Jackson as the Most Successful Entertainer of All Time and "Thriller" as the Biggest Selling Album of All Time. Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award.
Michael Jackson started in the music business at the age of 11 with his brothers as a member of the Jackson 5. In the early 1980s, he defined the art form of music video with such ground-breaking videos as "Billie Jean," "Beat It" and the epic "Thriller." Jackson's sound, style and dance moves inspired subsequent generations of pop, soul, R&B and hip-hop artists.
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Did you know that Michael wrote and produced Diana Ross’ “Muscles”? Listen now: http://bit.ly/1uoUpSs
Michael had many pets including Muscles his snake. What are your pets names?
"Snakes are very misunderstood.” - Michael Jackson
‘Bad’ is now the second Michael Jackson album to reach diamond status in the U.S., with more than 10 million in RIAA-certified sales and streams. And 'Thriller' has further solidified its status as the biggest selling album in the U.S., now certified for 33 million in sales and streams. It remains the only album ever to earn RIAA triple diamond (30x platinum) status and is the best-selling album of all time, with in excess of 105 million in worldwide sales.
“I definitely felt that he would be someone. You heard the voice, and all he could do was grow. And that's what he did.” - Stevie Wonder, TIME
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“You believe every word of "I Want You Back", that this little guy has something profound to say about love, and he is saying it in the most energetic and life-affirming way you've ever heard.” - Pitchfork
“Jackson continued as a pioneer in the black culture when he broke barriers by appearing on MTV, and by breaking sales records with the 1982 album, "Thriller.” - CNN