His contribution to music‚ dance‚ and fashion made him a global figure for over four decades.
Jackson's 1982 album Thriller is the best-selling album of all time. His other records‚ including Off the Wall‚ Bad and Dangerous also rank among the world's best-selling.
Jackson is one of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.
Jackson won hundreds of awards‚ which made him the most-awarded recording artist in the history of popular music.