Michael Jackson has died at age 50.
Shock waves rock the world with the announcement that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson is dead.
POP music legend Michael Jackson has died after suffering a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles this morning, (25th June US time).
Michael Jackson was in preparation for his keenly anticipated concert comeback in London, his first show in more than 10 years.
The Michael Jackson Concert Tour - billed as the "final curtain" - had recently been thrown into doubt after Michael Jackson pushed back the opening dates last month.
Concert organisers stressed the delay was not linked to Michael Jackson's health.
"While Jackson reigned as the King of Pop in the 1980s, his once-stellar career had been overshadowed by his colourful public behaviour, his startling physical transformation and multiple allegations of child abuse." smh.com.au
While Michael Jackson has lived what seems like an unusual & dramatic life to outsiders, we will remember his talent, creativity and style that continually inspires musicians. 'Black or White', Michael Jackson has connected with millions of people and will be dearly missed. Although his songs seem to have been banned by radio stations, this iconic Pop Star will live on in our musical hearts and rifts yet to come. We salute Michael Jackson for the amazing contribution he has made to music.
This is a time to remember the good in the star, Michael Jackson gifted the world with his contributed to music and through numerous charities.
A true hero of music innovation & dance style. Michael Jackson will be missed creatively, but his rift's will live on.
The world mourns you Michael Jackson, King of Pop!
Michael Jackson - About the ManMichael Joseph Jackson
Named: King of Pop
Born: August 29, 1958
Parents: Joseph Walter Joe & Katherine Esther
Siblings; Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Randy, Janet.
Michael Jackson debuted his music career at the age of 11 as a member of the Jackson 5, then began his solo career in 1971 while still being a member of the group.
Five of his solo studio albums have become some of the world's best-selling records. 'Off the Wall', 'Thriller', 'Bad', 'Dangerous', & 'HIStory'.
The popularity surrounding MTV aired music videos such as 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean' and 'Thriller' transformed music videos into an art form and promotional tool that reshaped the industry.
Best known for his unique dance style and complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk, his music was distinctive and influencial to listeners and other music artists in other genere's. And is still a very big part of mixed music today, with rifts appearing in many music hits.
Michael Jackson has donated and raised millions of dollars, supporting 39 charities. While his personal life has been more turbulent with his changing appearance and questionable behaviour which damaged his public image, there is no doubt that Michael Jackson is still a much loved music icon, and his UK tour was a sellout.