Michael Jackson was always a mystery to his fans and critics. MJ had an enigmatic personality; his death was a shrouded mystery. He gave us a music which has no parallel Chandra till the date he was practicing music till 48 hours before he die. The last decade of his life became murky for all the hearsay and rumors.
People will always remember he is unique and enigmatic music
Michael Jackson busted his musical talent with a group called ‘Jackson 5’. As an adorable little boy, he took the audience by storm. Many critics wrote about his noteworthy performance and soulful voice.
In 1982 he launched Thriller album, it was the biggest chart-busters all 1980 he released a short video in 1983 for the title song ‘Thriller’. This Thriller album stood number 1 on Billboard continuously for 37 weeks, it proved to be world's biggest selling album and made him famous artist. The sale of Thriller album has made a record sale of 66 million copies. Michael Jackson changed the face of music industry. MTV was very young to cover the phenomena of Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson increased the popularity of MTV and in return MTV help many African American artists to come to mainstream recognition and success. Thriller album put MTV on global maps; they showcase the live performances of MJ in 1983. It is worth noting the famous Moonwalk of Michael Jackson; he first performed on MTV in 1983. The audience got spellbound. Michael Jackson became superstar. The talent of MJ spans from singing performing, dancing and musical genius.
The king of entertainment
Michael Jackson organized many concerts. He carried many musicians; he created full blown extravagance show. The ample use of musicians, dancers, lights, special effects and back projections made his shows a lifetime experience for his fans. MJ changed the face of music business. Thriller album gave us the Zombie style dancing and moon walking.
In 1987 Michael Jackson came up with yet another album bad it became successful song such as bad the way you make me feel and smooth criminal became chart toppers with every album Michael Jackson was reinventing his talent introducing new dance steps the album bad gave us gravity-defying lean.
MJ in Ads as Youth Icon
Michael Jackson left is heavy influence on fashion industry. He used red jackets and silver clothes. They were so glittery that he soon became a youth icon in 1984, he acted in Pepsi commercial as the ad showcased young boys imitating Michael Jackson's dance steps and an Afro American kid wearing a red jacket and dancing on the street. This ignited Michael Jackson Mania, it spread all over the world. Musicians like Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake have accepted the influence of Michael Jackson on their music.
Michael Jackson a multifaceted artist
Michael Jackson was singer, dancer, choreographer, songwriter and a businessman. Michael Jackson also work on various humanitarian and ecological initiatives, he played an important role in the betterment of the world through initiative such as ‘heal the world’ Foundation. Despite all the controversy and rumors he stood strong and worked towards a better tomorrow. Jackson was a king of pop. He will always be remembered as a prodigy.