Michael Jackson Death Anniversary: 12 Years Without ‘The King Of Pop’

Michael Jackson was a legend, who needs no introduction. It has been eight years since the untimely death of Michael Jackson, the iconic ‘King of Pop’.

Starting from performing with his brothers in the band named ‘Jackson 5’ to be the father of the ‘moonwalk’ dance step and producing belters like ‘Thriller’, ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Black and White’, ‘Beat It,’ he influenced every generation.

Michael Jackson passed away in 2009 due to a severe cardiac arrest. Though the singer made his debut in 1964, it’s only much later that he would rise to fame as a solo performer. The world was in for a rude shock on June 25, 2009, when Michael Jackson breathed his last in Los Angeles in the United States. The entire music industry, as well as Jackson’s fans, were devastated to hear about his demise.

Here are some of Michael Jackson’s most memorable tracks:

He is the most awarded recording artist in the history of popular music and is recognized as the “Most Successful Entertainer of All Time” by Guinness World Records selling an estimated 1 billion records around the world. While it’s a cliché that genius does not die, it’s literally true of Michael Jackson.

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