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Michael Jackson ha avuto tre figli: il primogenito Prince Michael Jackson, avuto dalla seconda moglie Deborah, nacque il 13 febbraio ; circa un anno dopo, il 3 aprile , venne alla luce Paris Michael Katherine Jackson , avuta sempre con Deborah Rowe.
Jackson scrisse inoltre alcuni pezzi i cui ricavati andarono in beneficenza; We Are the World nel per le popolazioni affamate dell' Africa orientale  , Heal the World nel e Earth Song nel , i cui profitti furono destinati alla Heal the World Foundation , e What More Can I Give nel per le famiglie delle vittime degli attentati dell'11 settembre.
Nel suo testamento ha inoltre lasciato una somma non precisata di denaro a favore di svariate associazioni benefiche.
Nel , ha salvato una decina di scimmie da esperimenti. Le altre malattie che gli furono attribuite sono sempre state smentite.
Durante i tour e il processo Jackson ha sofferto inoltre di stress e di insonnia. Tempo dopo si sparse la voce che Jackson dormisse in una camera iperbarica e che avesse tentato di acquistare lo scheletro di Joseph Merrick , l'uomo elefante, notizie sempre smentite dall'artista.
Le notizie, a quanto pare, erano state diffuse dal suo manager di allora, Frank Di Leo, che fu quindi licenziato. Michael Jackson venne accusato di plagio da alcuni artisti, tra i quali il cantante Al Bano nel  il cantante italiano ritenne che il brano Will You Be There del fosse un plagio di I cigni di Balaka , canzone di Al Bano e Romina Power del Inizialmente i periti diedero ragione ad Al Bano  ma infine stabilirono che entrambi i cantanti si erano ispirati a un brano popolare indiano, non protetto da copyright Bless You for Being an Angel.
Il 22 dicembre Jackson rispose via satellite da Neverland dichiarandosi "totalmente innocente". Il 25 gennaio all'accusatore fu versata una imprecisata somma di denaro.
A partire dal maggio , Michael Jackson permise a una troupe televisiva capeggiata dal giornalista inglese Martin Bashir di seguirlo ovunque andasse.
Nel febbraio del fu mandato in onda Living with Michael Jackson : in una scena, si vedeva Jackson mano nella mano con Gavin Arvizo,  allora tredicenne malato di cancro , e il cantante ammise di aver condiviso con lui la stanza da letto, ma non il letto.
Il 13 giugno Jackson fu assolto con formula piena da tutte le accuse. Dieci giorni prima, invece, la donna e la sua famiglia avevano incassato Dopo il processo e l'assoluzione di Jackson, la madre di Gavin Arvizo fu processata e condannata per frode fiscale.
I presunti abusi da parte di Jackson sarebbero avvenuti nella sua residenza, il Neverland Ranch , in California, e nell'appartamento della popstar a Century City , California.
Ha inoltre prodotto l'album di debutto del gruppo formato dai nipoti, i 3T , intitolato Brotherhood del , di sua sorella Rebbie Jackson intitolato Yours Faithfully e della cantante Tatyana Ali intitolato Kiss the Sky , entrambi del In Bad , terzo e ultimo album con Quincy Jones alla produzione, fu rivisitata la miscela musicale di Thriller , ma inserendovi brani in grado di scalare meglio le classifiche pop singolarmente.
Altri brani sono le ballate Childhood , che parla dell'infanzia perduta, Little Susie , che parla della morte di una bambina causata dalla solitudine e Smile , una cover in omaggio all'idolo di Michael, Charlie Chaplin.
Nel il critico musicale di Time Jay Cocks scrisse  :. Il 13 luglio , in un'intervista rilasciata al Corriere della Sera  , lo stesso Jon Pareles ha affermato che:.
Secondo BET  , Jackson:. Steve Huey di AllMusic ha descritto Jackson come  :. Nel Tom Utley, critico musicale del Daily Telegraph lo descrisse come "estremamente importante" e un "genio".
Il Baltimore Sun ha pubblicato un articolo intitolato "7 modi in cui Michael Jackson ha cambiato il mondo". Il 25 giugno , giorno della morte di Jackson, dei paleontologi hanno scoperto in Navarra il fossile di una specie sconosciuta di aragosta , battezzata "Mesoparapylocheles michaeljacksoni" in onore del cantante.
Michael Jackson aveva l' orecchio assoluto. In effetti la sua estensione era di almeno 3 ottave e mezzo. Un'altra cosa che rese Michael Jackson celebre fu il proprio stile di danza, che ha generato migliaia di imitatori , parodie e flash mob.
Questo passo di danza venne impiegato in numerose esibizioni dal vivo, soprattutto durante le esecuzioni di Billie Jean , Smooth Criminal , Man in the Mirror , Dirty Diana e Scream.
Nei titoli di coda viene accreditato sotto lo pseudonimo John Jay Smith. Sono stati prodotti alcuni videogiochi ispirati a Michael Jackson, i primi tre in particolare sono tratti dal film Moonwalker :.
Jackson fa anche un cameo verso la fine del gioco Space Channel 5 con il nome di Space Michael e appare come protagonista sbloccabile nel suo seguito Space Channel 5: Part 2 Oltre a prestare la voce al personaggio ha scritto anche un pezzo con dei suoi beatbox ballabile nel gioco.
Nel appare come personaggio sbloccabile in Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2. Jackson, come rivelato da Emmanuel Valdez, uno degli sviluppatori del gioco, ha lavorato assiduamente assieme agli sviluppatori al rendering della sua controparte virtuale prestando anche le mosse al personaggio grazie alla tecnica del motion capture.
Nel Jackson appare come protagonista in un raro filmato per un simulatore di volo della SEGA chiamato Advanced Star Fighter Training che avrebbe dovuto essere pubblicato lo stesso anno per la console Sega Mega Drive ma venne infine cancellato all'arrivo delle prime accuse.
Jackson doveva inizialmente comporre la colonna sonora del gioco Sonic the Hedgehog 3 per Mega Drive. Altri progetti.
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He recalled that Joe often sat in a chair with a belt in his hand as he and his siblings rehearsed, ready to physically punish any mistakes.
In , Michael and Marlon joined the Jackson Brothers—a band formed by their father which included Jackie, Tito, and Jermaine—as backup musicians playing congas and tambourine.
The Jackson 5 also performed at clubs and cocktail lounges, where striptease shows were featured, and at local auditoriums and high school dances.
The Jackson 5 recorded several songs for a Gary record label, Steeltown Records ; their first single, " Big Boy ", was released in Taylor also produced some of their early recordings for the label, including a version of " Who's Lovin' You.
The Jackson 5 were later described as "a cutting-edge example of black crossover artists. In , the Jackson 5 left Motown. Their younger brother Randy joined the band around this time; Jermaine stayed with Motown and pursued a solo career.
A rhinoplasty led to breathing difficulties that later affected his career. He was referred to Steven Hoefflin , who performed Jackson's subsequent operations.
Jackson's fifth solo album, Off the Wall , established him as a solo performer and helped him move from the bubblegum pop of his youth to more complex sounds.
The recordings were intended for an album of duets but, according to Queen's manager Jim Beach , the relationship soured when Jackson brought a llama into the recording studio,  and Jackson was upset by Mercury's drug use.
Jackson's sixth album, Thriller , was released in late It was the best-selling album worldwide in ,   and became the best-selling album of all time in the US  and the best-selling album of all time worldwide , selling an estimated 66 million copies.
The show aired on May 16, , to an estimated audience of 47 million , and featured the Jacksons and other Motown stars.
But at the request of Motown founder Berry Gordy , he performed in exchange for an opportunity to do a solo performance.
Winning eight Grammys in one ceremony is a record he holds with the band Santana. A one-man rescue team for the music business.
A songwriter who sets the beat for a decade. A dancer with the fanciest feet on the street.
A singer who cuts across all boundaries of taste and style and color too. The first Pepsi campaign, which ran in the US from to and launched its "New Generation" theme, included tour sponsorship, public relations events, and in-store displays.
Jackson helped to create the advertisement, and suggested using his song "Billie Jean", with revised lyrics, as its jingle.
During a simulated concert before a full house of fans, pyrotechnics accidentally set Jackson's hair on fire, causing second-degree burns to his scalp.
Jackson underwent treatment to hide the scars and had his third rhinoplasty shortly thereafter.
The second campaign covered 20 countries and provided financial support for Jackson's Bad album and —88 world tour. Jackson had endorsements and advertising deals with other companies, such as LA Gear , Suzuki , and Sony , but none were as significant as his deals with Pepsi.
On May 14, , President Ronald Reagan gave Jackson an award recognizing his support of alcohol and drug abuse charities,  and in recognition of his support for the Ad Council 's and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 's Drunk Driving Prevention campaign.
Jackson allowed the campaign to use "Beat It" for its public service announcements. The Victory Tour of headlined the Jacksons and showcased Jackson's new solo material to more than two million Americans.
It was the last tour he did with his brothers. Jackson, Jones, and promoter Ken Kragen received special awards for their roles in the song's creation.
Jackson's skin had been medium-brown during his youth, but from the mids gradually grew paler. The change drew widespread media coverage, including speculation that he had been bleaching his skin.
He also identified discoid lupus erythematosus in Jackson. He diagnosed Jackson with lupus that year,  and with vitiligo in Jackson used fair-colored makeup,  and possibly skin-bleaching prescription creams,  to cover up the uneven blotches of color caused by the illness.
The creams would have further lightened his skin, and, with the application of makeup, he could appear very pale.
Rowe later became Jackson's second wife and the mother of his first two children. In his autobiography and the interview with Winfrey, Jackson said he had had two rhinoplasty surgeries and a cleft chin surgery but no more than that.
He said he lost weight in the early s because of a change in diet to achieve a dancer's body. Periods of weight loss became a recurring problem later in his life.
In , tabloids reported that Jackson slept in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber to slow aging, and pictured him lying in a glass box. The claim was untrue, and tabloids reported that he spread the story himself.
Jackson's manager Frank DiLeo denied all of them, except for Jackson having a chamber. DiLeo added "I don't know if he sleeps in it. I'm not for it.
But Michael thinks it's something that's probably healthy for him. He's a bit of a health fanatic. When Jackson took his pet chimpanzee Bubbles to tour in Japan, their public appearances caused a stir in the media.
They portrayed Jackson as an aspiring Disney cartoon character who befriended various animals.
The college maintained the skeleton was not for sale. DiLeo said Jackson had an "absorbing interest" in Merrick, "purely based on his awareness of the ethical, medical and historical significance.
These tabloid stories inspired the name "Wacko Jacko," which Jackson came to despise. The name's origins come from Jacko Macacco , the name of a famous monkey used in monkey-baiting matches at the Westminster Pit in the early s.
In , Rolling Stone described Jackson as "the flighty-genius star-child, a celebrity virtually all his life, who dwells in a fairy-tale kingdom of fellow celebrities, animals, mannequins and cartoons, who provides endless fodder for the tabloids Jackson's first album in five years, Bad , was highly anticipated, with the industry expecting another major success.
Another song, " Smooth Criminal ", peaked at number seven. The Bad world tour ran from September 12, , to January 14, In the US it was released direct-to-video and became the best-selling video cassette.
Jackson became known as the " King of Pop ", a nickname that Jackson's publicists embraced. Bush designated him the White House's "Artist of the Decade".
Jackson was also the best-selling artist of the s. Jackson founded the Heal the World Foundation in The charity brought underprivileged children to Jackson's ranch to use the theme park rides, and sent millions of dollars around the globe to help children threatened by war, poverty, and disease.
That July, Jackson published his second book, Dancing the Dream , a collection of poetry. He thanked the dignitaries in French and English, signed documents formalizing his kingship, and sat on a golden throne while presiding over ceremonial dances.
The NFL sought a big-name artist to keep ratings high during halftime following dwindling audience figures.
Dangerous rose 90 places in the album chart after the performance. Jackson gave a minute interview to Winfrey on February 10, He spoke of his childhood abuse at the hands of his father; he believed he had missed out on much of his childhood, and said that he often cried from loneliness.
He denied tabloid rumors that he had bought the bones of the Elephant Man, slept in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, or bleached his skin, and stated for the first time that he had vitiligo.
Dangerous re-entered the album chart in the top 10, more than a year after its release. In August , Jackson was accused of child sexual abuse by a year-old boy, Jordan Chandler, and his father, Evan Chandler.
The books were legal to own, and Jackson was not indicted. A strip search was made, and the jurors felt the description was not a match.
Jackson had been taking painkillers for his reconstructive scalp surgeries, administered due to the Pepsi commercial accident in , and became dependent on them to cope with the stress of the sexual abuse allegations.
He thanked close friend Elizabeth Taylor for support, encouragement and counsel. The end of the tour concluded his relationship with Pepsi-Cola which sponsored the tour.
I gave them a year. They lasted a year and a half. The second disc, HIStory Continues , contains 13 original songs and two cover versions.
The album debuted at number one on the charts and has been certified for seven million shipments in the US. Jackson released a version with revised words.
In late , Jackson was admitted to a hospital after collapsing during rehearsals for a televised performance, caused by a stress-related panic attack.
Jackson said the stage invasion was "disgusting and cowardly". He performed 82 concerts in five continents, 35 countries and 58 cities to over 4.
In , after the second child abuse allegations against Jackson , she returned to court to reclaim custody.
The suit was settled in Worldwide sales stand at 6 million copies, making it the best-selling remix album of all time. It reached number one in the UK, as did the title track.
The show raised a million dollars for refugees of the Kosovo War , and additional funds for the children of Guatemala. In September , two 30th Anniversary concerts were held at Madison Square Garden to mark Jackson's 30th year as a solo artist.
Jackson performed with his brothers for the first time since The first show was marred by technical lapses, and the crowd booed a speech by Marlon Brando.
The release of Invincible was preceded by a dispute between Jackson and his record label, Sony Music Entertainment.
Jackson had expected the licenses to the masters of his albums to revert to him in the early s, after which he would be able to promote the material however he pleased and keep the profits, but clauses in the contract set the revert date years into the future.
Jackson sought an early exit from his contract. It was Jackson's first full-length album in six years, and the last album of original material he released in his lifetime.
Jackson apologized for the incident, calling it "a terrible mistake. On April 24, , Jackson performed at Apollo Theater. The accusation prompted Sharpton to form a coalition investigating whether Mottola exploited black artists.
Beginning in May , a documentary film crew led by Martin Bashir followed Jackson for several months. He insisted that the sleepovers were not sexual and that his words had been misunderstood.
On December 18, , Santa Barbara authorities charged Jackson with seven counts of child molestation and two counts of intoxicating a minor with alcoholic drinks.
Jackson trial began on January 31, , in Santa Maria, California , and lasted until the end of May.
Jackson found the experience stressful and it affected his health. If convicted, he would have faced up to 20 years in prison.
On November 18, , Sony released Number Ones , a greatest hits compilation. Bank of America had sold the loans to Fortress Investments , an investment company that buys distressed loans, the year before.
Jackson's financial managers had urged him to shed part of his stake to avoid bankruptcy. It was not known what Jackson was working on, or who had paid for the sessions; his publicist stated that he had left Two Seas by then.
The deal gave him the rights to songs by Eminem and Beck , among others. In September , Jackson was still working on his next album, which he never completed.
Two remixes were released as singles: " The Girl Is Mine " with will. Different versions were released in various countries, based on polls of local fans.
In , Fortress Investments threatened to foreclose on Neverland Ranch, which Jackson had used as collateral for his loans.
In March , amid speculation about his finances and health, Jackson announced a series of comeback concerts, This Is It , at a press conference at The O2 Arena.
Jackson suggested he would retire after the shows. Jackson rehearsed in Los Angeles in the weeks leading up to the tour under the direction of choreographer Kenny Ortega , whom he worked with during his previous tours.
On June 25, , less than three weeks before the first This Is It show was due to begin in London, with all concerts sold out, Jackson died from a cardiac arrest.
Paramedics received a call at pm Pacific time UTC , and arrived three minutes later. Jackson had taken propofol , lorazepam , and midazolam ;  his death was caused by a propofol overdose.
Over 1. Smokey Robinson and Queen Latifah gave eulogies. It was strange what your daddy had to deal with. But he dealt with it anyway.
Lucious Smith provided a closing prayer. On June 25, , the first anniversary of Jackson's death, fans, family and friends visited Jackson's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, his family home, and Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Many left tributes at the sites. Murray's trial took place from September 27 to November 7, , and he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter  and held without bail to await sentencing.
At the American Music Awards , Jackson won four posthumous awards, including two for his compilation album Number Ones , bringing his total American Music Awards to It was the most expensive music contract for a single artist in history.
In , Jackson became the first artist to have a top ten single in the Billboard Hot in five different decades.
The surviving Jackson brothers reunited to record backing vocals. Some doubt was cast upon whether the voice on some tracks was genuinely Jackson's.
Video game developer Ubisoft released a music video game featuring Jackson for the holiday season, Michael Jackson: The Experience ; it was among the first games to use Kinect and PlayStation Move , the motion-detecting camera systems for Xbox and PlayStation 3 respectively.
In , in an attempt to end a family dispute, Jackson's brother Jermaine retracted his signature on a public letter criticizing executors of Jackson's estate and his mother's advisers over the legitimacy of his brother's will.
Jackson, son of Tito Jackson, was given co-guardianship of Michael Jackson's children after false reports of Katherine Jackson going missing.
A duet between Jackson and Justin Timberlake titled " Love Never Felt So Good " was released in , which made him the first artist to have a top 10 single on the US Billboard Hot in five different decades when the single reached number 9.
In November , it was reported that a Jackson biopic, produced by Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King , was in the works, with the screenplay written by John Logan.
Jackson's estate granted King the rights to his music and will work with King. In , choreographer Wade Robson filed a lawsuit alleging that Jackson had sexually abused him for seven years, beginning when he was seven years old.
Safechuck's claim was also time barred. Robson and Safechuck's allegations became the subject of the documentary Leaving Neverland released in March At the same time, Jackson's albums rose in the charts following the documentary.
Number Ones jumped to No. The Essential Michael Jackson climbed to No. On February 21, the Jackson estate sued HBO for breaching a non-disparagement clause from a contract.
On September 20, Judge George H. Wu denied HBO's motion to dismiss the case, allowing the Jackson estate to arbitrate.
In the fourth quarter of , some New Zealand and Canadian radio stations re-added some of Jackson's music to their playlists, citing "positive listener survey results".
Jackson has been referred to as the " King of Pop " because he transformed the art of music videos and paved the way for modern pop music.
For much of Jackson's career, he had an unparalleled worldwide influence over the younger generation. Edward Keyes of Rolling Stone . Jackson's sound, style, movement and legacy continues to inspire artists of all genres.
He is the hottest single phenomenon since Elvis Presley. He just may be the most popular black singer ever. A singer who cuts across all boundaries of taste and style, and color too.
Through it, my music, I know I will live forever. Pop critic Robert Christgau wrote that Jackson's work from the s to the early s showed "immense originality, adaptability, and ambition" with "genius beats, hooks, arrangements, and vocals though not lyrics ", music that "will stand forever as a reproach to the puritanical notion that pop music is slick or shallow and that's the end of it".
During the s, as Jackson lost control of his "troubling life", his music suffered and began to shape "an arc not merely of promise fulfilled and outlived, but of something approaching tragedy: a phenomenally ebullient child star tops himself like none before, only to transmute audibly into a lost weirdo".
Jackson described being "mesmerized". Jackson's vocal technique was influenced by Diana Ross; his use of the oooh interjection from a young age was something Ross had used on many of her songs with the Supremes.
Jackson sang from childhood, and over time his voice and vocal style changed. Between and , his voice descended from boy soprano to high tenor.
It slides smoothly into a startling falsetto that's used very daringly. The turn of the s saw the release of the introspective album Dangerous.
The New York Times noted that on some tracks, "he gulps for breath, his voice quivers with anxiety or drops to a desperate whisper, hissing through clenched teeth" and he had a "wretched tone".
When singing of brotherhood or self-esteem the musician would return to "smooth" vocals. Jackson had no formal music training and could not read or write music notation.
He is credited for playing guitar, keyboard and drums, but was not proficient in them. I'll take that bass lick and put the chords of the melody over the bass lick and that's what inspires the melody.
Jackson explored genres including pop,   soul ,   rhythm and blues ,  funk ,  rock,   disco ,  post-disco ,  dance-pop  and new jack swing.
Pretty Young Thing ". With Off the Wall , Jackson's "vocabulary of grunts, squeals, hiccups, moans, and asides" vividly showed his maturation into an adult, Robert Christgau wrote in Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies The album's title track suggested to the critic a parallel between Jackson and Stevie Wonder 's "oddball" music personas: "Since childhood his main contact with the real world has been on stage and in bed.
In , Jackson co-wrote the charity anthem "We Are the World"; humanitarian themes later became a recurring theme in his lyrics and public persona.
In Bad , Jackson's concept of the predatory lover is seen on the rock song "Dirty Diana". Dangerous contains sexually charged songs such as " In the Closet ".
The title track continues the theme of the predatory lover and compulsive desire. HIStory creates an atmosphere of paranoia.
He describes Sneddon as an antisocial white supremacist who wanted to "get my ass, dead or alive". Sneddon said he had not listened to the song.
Jackson released " Thriller ", a minute music video directed by John Landis , in In "Bad"'s minute video—directed by Martin Scorsese —Jackson used sexual imagery and choreography, and touched his chest, torso and crotch.
When asked by Winfrey in the interview about why he grabbed his crotch, he said it was spontaneously compelled by the music.
Time magazine described the "Bad" video as "infamous". It featured Wesley Snipes ; Jackson's later videos often featured famous cameo roles.
To accomplish this live, Jackson and designers developed a special shoe to lock the performer's feet to the stage, allowing them to lean forward.
They were granted U. Patent 5,, for the device. It helped introduce morphing to music videos. He apologized and removed the final scene of the video.
At over 38 minutes long, it held the Guinness world record for the longest music video until , when it was eclipsed by Pharrell Williams ' "Happy".
In December , the Library of Congress selected "Thriller" as the only music video to be preserved in the National Film Registry , as a work of "enduring importance to American culture".
In , he was honored with a "Presidential Public Safety Commendation" award by Ronald Reagan for his humanitarian endeavors.
Jackson won hundreds of awards , more than any other popular music recording artist. He was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Jackson 5 in , and again as a solo artist in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Main article: California v. Main article: Leaving Neverland. Jackson's song "Thriller", released as a single in ; Nelson George wrote that it uses cinematic sound effects, horror film motifs, and vocal trickery to convey a sense of danger.
A single from the album Bad , released , "Smooth Criminal" features digital drum sounds, keyboard bass, and other percussion elements; George said it gave the impression of a pulsing heart.
The lead single from Dangerous , "Black or White" is a danceable rock song with hard rock elements. See also: List of awards and nominations received by Michael Jackson.
Main articles: Michael Jackson albums discography and Michael Jackson singles discography. See also: The Jackson 5 discography.
See also: Michael Jackson videography. Main article: List of concert tours by Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5.
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