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In 1964, Michael and Marlon joined the Jackson Brothers
A Band formed by brothers Jakie , tito and Jermain
Jackson did a solo for the movie, Ben, and it became a number-one hit.
Band Name was Jackson 5
But the next few years for the
Jackson 5 were stagnant and
by 1975 the group left
Motown, changed the group
name to the Jackson's, and
signed to Epic.
In 1982 Quincy Jones produced another Jackson album, Thriller, which became the biggest hit in history with sales reaching
53 million copies and spawned many hit singles
Best Selling Albums
His 1982 album Thriller remains the best-selling album ever (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995) also among the world's best-selling albums
In May 1982, during the televised 25th anniversary of Motown, Michael Jackson performed his version of the "moonwalk" dance which quickly became his signature along side his one white-sequined glove
During 1984 he went on
tour with his brothers to
promote the Jackson
album, Victory. During
the tour he suffered an
accident on stage that
resulted in third degree
burns. Plastic surgery
was required to help
restore his appearance.
In 1987 the album "Bad" was released and along with came a significantly different looking Michael Jackson.
Soon to turn 30, Michael appeared to have gone through dramatic facial surgeries, changing not just his facial features, but his jaw line and skin color which by now was almost a pale white.
His nose seemed to vanish
into the paleness of his skin,
and his eyes looked almost
one-dimensional, and void of
the normal surrounding skin.
Honors And Awards
1980 : Walk of Fame As A Member Of The Jackson
1984 : Solo Artist
World Music Award
American Music Award
1999 : Vocal Group Hall Of Fame(as Jackson 5 Member)
2002 : The Songwriters Hall Of Fame
2010 : The Dance Hall of Fame as the first dancer from the world of pop and rock ‘n’ roll
His awards include many Guinness World
Records his records sales is up to 400 million world wide, which makes him one of the best selling artists of all times
Michael Jackson died of a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic and the Los Angeles coroner has ruled his death a homicide, according to court papers filed in Texas.
He died at the age of 50
And he died at the afternoon June 25,2009.