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  1. 1. ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON  He was born on the 29th of August 1958 in Gary, Indiana. Michael began his musical career at the age of 5 as the lead singer of the Jackson 5 who formed in 1964. the members in the Jackson 5 were -: Jackie, Jermaine, Tito, Marlon and Michael.  Michael was the lead singer of the group. He and his sister Latoya Jackson accused their father Joseph Jackson for beating them for not doing good rehearsals
  2. 2.  In 1977 Michael made his first film debut when he starred in the musical 'TheWiz' playing Scarecrow with Diana Ross in the lead role of Dorothy. It was at this time Michael met Quincy Jones who was doing the score for the film.
  3. 3. Albums, their names and launching years….. • Michael teamed up with Quincy Jones as his producer for his first solo album with Epic Records.The album titled "OffTheWall" was a big success around the world and the first ever album to release a record breaking 4 No1 singles in the US. • In 1982 Michael Jackson released the world's largest selling album of all time, 'Thriller'.This album produced 7 hit singles, breaking yet again more records, and went on to sell over 50 million copies worldwide. • In 1987 Michael released his much awaited third solo album, titled 'Bad', and launched his record breaking first solo world tour. • In 1991 Michael signed with Sony Music the largest ever recording contract and released his fourth solo album, 'Dangerous'. • 1995 saw Michael release a fifth solo album, 'HIStory', which was a double album, first half new material and second half greatest hits. • In 1997 Michael released the remix album 'Blood OnThe Dance Floor' which also contained 5 new song linked with a 38min film "Ghosts".
  4. 4. • In October 2001 Michael released the album 'Invincible' releasing only 2 singles including the big hit "You Rock MyWorld". Shortly after the albums release there were rumours of a rift with Sony Music and a clear lack of promotion of the album.The second single "Cry" was released with a very poor music video which did not feature Michael and no other singles were released. • These all albums were only the ones to be launched by MJ but there 2 or more albums for or by him….
  5. 5. Awards….. Here are some awards which Jackson archived…. 1. Thriller -:PopAlbum of theYear (Billboard MusicAwards) 2. Scream -: Gold & Platinum Certification (RIAA Awards) 3. "Don't Stop 'tilYou Get Enough -: Favourite Single (Soul/R&B) (American MusicAwards) 4. Michael Jackson -: Living LegendAward (Grammy Awards) 5. Humanitarian endeavors -: LeonardCarter Humanitarian Award (NAACP Image Awards) Ghosts -: Longest MusicVideo (Guinness Book ofWorld Records) 7. Legend Award (MTV Japan Award) 8. WillYou BeThere -: Best Song in a Movie (MTV MovieAwards) 9. Scream -: Best Choreography (MTVVideo Music Awards) 10. Thriller -:The GreatestVideo in the History of theWorld (MTV VideoVanguardAwards) 11. HumanitarianAward (1999 Bollywood awards)
  6. 6. • In 1994 Michael married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of rock legend Elvis Presley.The marriage only lasted for 19 months, as they divorced in 1996. • In between legs of the tour on November 14th 1996, Michael married for his second time to Debbie Rowe who was a nurse that Michael had met in the treatment of his skin pigment disorder.
  7. 7. • Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. ("Prince") (born February 13th 1997) • Paris Michael Katherine Jackson (born April 3rd 1998) • Prince Michael Joseph Jackson II. ("Blanket") (born February 21st 2002)
  8. 8. 1. The Jackson 5 Era 2. The Jacksons Era 3. OffTheWall Era 4. Thriller Era 5. Bad Era 6. Dangerous Era 7. HIStory & Blood on the Dance Floor Era 8. Invincible Era
  9. 9. Achievements of MJ 1) Became 1st black American singer whose song videos were shown on MTV. 2) Earned the title of KING OF POP. 3) Got many awards 4) Was given the Grammy legend award by his own sister, JANET JACKSON. 5) Made many songs 6) Won 197 major awards 7) Had 12 magazine covers. 8) Had a record-breaking 8 Grammy awards for Thriller.