Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009), a singer-songwriter, entertainers and American business. As the No. 7 in the family brought their nine children Jackson, he began his professional music career at age 11 with the youngest member in the position group The Jackson 5 and began a solo career in 1971 while still a members of the group. Jackson was named the King of Pop or the King of Pop (English: "King of pop") in recent decades thanks to the release of fifth studio album are one of the best-selling album in the world World: Off the Wall (1979), Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995). In the early 1980s, Michael Jackson has become the most influential figures in the music mass entertainers and African Americans were the first supporters of the audience regardless of skin color on music television channel MTV. Many people say that Michael Jackson's music video aired repeatedly on MTV, such as "Beat It", "Billie Jean" and "Thriller" music video turned into an art form, a promotional tool help this fledgling channel build its name. The video later as "Black or White" and "Scream" continues to affirm his position on MTV in the 1990s. With performances on stage or in music videos, Jackson helped popularize many complex dance like robots or moonwalk. In addition, voice and singing style in particular was also a major influence on generations of artists in hip-hop, pop and contemporary R & B junior.
Michael Jackson has donated and raised millions of dollars for charity through Dangerous World Tour, along with the release of the charity single in support of humanitarian organizations 39. However, the issues surrounding privacy, including changes in appearance and eccentric behavior, has become the focus of public opinion and damage to his image. He was accused of sexually abusing children in 1993, after which he was acquitted because of insufficient evidence. He was married twice and had three children and this will generate some controversy in public opinion. The situation of his health declined from the early 1990s and the financial debt at the end of the decade has attracted the attention of public opinion. In 2005, Jackson again to stand trial for allegations of child sexual abuse, but he eventually acquitted.
As one of the few artists to be honored twice at the Rock and Roll Hall Reputation, Michael Jackson also achieved many other notable achievements as a variety of Guinness World Records, including best-selling record album of all time for Thriller  and the title "character of the most successful entertainment of all time" , 13 Grammy Awards , 13 singles champion on the Billboard Hot 100 U.S. - more than any other solo male singer does , and 750 million albums sold worldwide . The very successful music career with much privacy issues made him an important part of mass culture throughout almost four decades. In later years, Michael Jackson was named the man mentioned most planets.
* 1972: Got to Be There
* 1972: Ben
* 1973: Music & Me
* 1975: Forever, Michael
* 1979: Off the Wall
* 1982: Thriller
* 1987: Bad
* 1991: Dangerous
* 1995: HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I
* 2001: Invincible
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* Jackson, Michael (1988). Moonwalk. Doubleday. ISBN 0-434-37042-8.
* Jackson, Michael (1992). Dancing The Dream. Doubleday. ISBN 0-385-40368-2.
* Jackson, Michael (2006). My World, The Official Photobook, Vol. A. Triumph International. ISBN 0-9768891-1-0.
* Dineen, Catherine (1993). Michael Jackson: In His Own Words. Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-71193-216-6.
* Grant, Adrian (1994, 1997, 2002 and 2005). Michael Jackson: The Visual Documentary. Omnibus Press. ISBN 1-84449-432-2.
* Noonan, Damien (1994) (Audio book). Michael Jackson. Carlton Books. ISBN 1-85797-587-1.