Michael Jackson being remembered on his 61st birthday

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

29th Aug, 2019. 03:47 pm
Michael Jackson's 61st birthday

Passionate fans of pop star Michael Jackson are remembering him on his 61st birth anniversary today.

Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter and dancer.

Dubbed as the “King of Pop”, he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist at the time of his death.

Jackson’s contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

Jackson, famed for hits like “Bad” and “Beat It”, had been rehearsing for a series of comeback concerts scheduled in London before his sudden death in 2009 at the age of 50.

The song ‘They Don’t Care about Us’ was the fifth single from Michael Jackson’s album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I.

The album was released on June 16, 1995. This song was popularly known as a protest song, making it one of the most controversial pieces Jackson ever composed.

The controversy took place around allegations that said the singer used anti-Semitic lyrics for the song.

Released on November 11, 1991, Black or White is the first single from Michael Jackson’s eighth studio album, Dangerous.

The song gained so much popularity during the time of its release. It ascended from number 35 to number one in three weeks, becoming the fastest chart topper since The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’.


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