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Michael Jackson managed to become famous at an age when most children are just beginning to go to school.The young talent was born August 29, 1958 in the town of Gary in the United States.He was the seventh child of the account.In general, the family grew nine children.Michael grew very reserved boy.From an early age he had to endure the humiliation and physical punishment from his father.

From 5 years old, Michael began to speak on the stage, and in 1964 joined the family band "Jackson."At first he only danced, but with 8 years and even started to sing.In the 70 years of the last century, the band's popularity waned, so many participants began to engage in a solo career.

In 1978 there was a fateful meeting with Michael Jackson pro
ducer Quincy Jones.Thanks to this cooperation on the court were presented to the public many albums artist.The audience took them on "Hurrah!" And the album "Thriller", released in 1982, it is still considered the highest grossing in the history of world music.For him, the singer received the 8 statuettes "Grammy".
the whole Michael Jackson has won 15 "Grammy" awards, and 13 times his name was entered in the Guinness Book of Records.

At the peak of glory



Besides singing activity, Michael is also actively starred in commercials. In 1985 the King of Pop became the controlling shareholder of the company ATV Music Publishing, which has the copyrights to the songs of many popular artists of the world.


In the mid 80s, Michael Jackson has been actively involved in charity, writing with other artists song «We are the world», all proceeds from which were sent to help starving African children.

Michael loved all children.His own children often stayed in his estate Neverland, like a real fairy tale.In 2003, the singer was even accused of pedophilia, but the court acquitted him.

However, litigation taken from the artist a lot of strength, and the costs amounted to the astronomical sum of about 100 million US dollars.After the death of the singer
man she sued him sued for pedophilia, confessed and repented of lying.Explaining their behavior pressure from the father.

Unfortunately Michael was not able to learn about it.June 25, 2009, he died, allegedly from an overdose of drugs.Some are accused of the murder of his doctor.Anyway, the King of Pop did not return.This terrible news plunged into a real shock his fans.Some of them even committed suicide because they had no idea how to live without a hero of his time.