Michael Jackson was a legend and a hero in his own right. He was one of the most influential artists in the world. His career began at a young age, and lasted almost forty years.
I had the opportunity to become associated with Michael Jackson about 10 years ago. In 2002, I was hired as Ben
Michael was one of the most talented musicians of his time. For the people who are not familiar with his accomplishment, his achievements include setting multiple Guinness World Records - including one for "Most Successful Entertainer of All Time." He won 13 Grammy Awards, and had thirteen #1 singles in his solo career. He also sold 750 million records worldwide.
Throughout his career he received numerous honours and awards, including the World Music Awards' Best-Selling Pop Male Artist of the Millennium, the American Music Awards' Artist of the Century Award and the Bambi Pop Artist of the Millennium Award. He was a double-inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, once as a member of lead singer of The Jackson 5 in 1997 and later as a solo artist in 2001.
I remember in the early 1980s, he became a dominant figure in popular and the first African American entertainer to amass a strong crossover following on MTV. With stage performances and music videos,
Unlike many artists,
I am hoping to gather tens of thousands of well wisher messages showing fan support and love for Michael Jackson and his family at this crucial time. I aim to create a collage to send to the