1.THE LIFE 2. INFLUENCE 3.HONORS AND AWARDS Content:
Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958.
He was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist.
His family lived in Indiana, an industrial of Chicago.
This is Jackson's childhood home:
1964:Michael joined the Jackson Brothers which was changed to The Jackson 5
Their songs peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100
1982, The Thriller album made him the most awarded in one night for both award shows
The Thriller album
• "extremely important" and a "genius” • Jackson's influence extended into academia • "Jackson is the biggest thing since The Beatles” • 1984: Jackson's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Influence
His career he received numerous honors and awards:
The World Music Awards' Best-Selling Pop Male Artist
The American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award
HONORS AND AWARDS
The Bambi Pop Artist of the Millennium Award
Guinness World Records
13 number one singles in the US
The world's best selling male solo pop artist
One of many identical statues
Michael Jackson Died in June 25, 2009
After his death, Jackson became the best-selling albums artist of 2009 • In USA selling over 8.2 million albums • A total of 35 million albums worldwide in the 12 months that followed his death