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Five Years After Michael Jackson's Death

Today marks the  fifth anniversary - since the untimely death of King of Pop Michael Jackson.

Social networks are abuzz - as fans around the world remember Jackson and how he contributed to the world of pop music.

Our entertainment reporter Alice Mpholo has more

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Micheal Jackson may no longer be with us but it without a doubt that his musical legacy is relevant today as it was 20 years ago.

Jackson made his debut with his brothers - singing lead in the Jackson 5.

The group spawned hits including - ABC and I want you back.

In the 1980s Michael went solo and released his first album - Thriller which has made it as The best selling album of all time.

Jackson is one of the few artists to be inducted twice in the Rock and Roll hall of fame - and he boasts 13 Grammy Awards - including the grammy legend award.

Although a successful musician - The king of Pop in the early 2002 - Jackson faced several conterversies including allgations of  sexual child abuse - his personal life, including his changing appearance, personal relationships,

On June 25 2009 - Micheal Jackson died from a cardiac arrest.- the news of his death caused several news sites to crash from the global outpouring of grief

The Los Angeles County Coroner ruled his death a homicide, and his personal physician Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter - but has since been released

 

 

 

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Micheal Jackson may no longer be with us, but its without a doubt that his musical legacy is relevant today as it was 20 years ago.

Jackson made his debut with his brothers, singing lead in the Jackson 5.

The group spawned hits including ABC and I want you back.

In the 1980s Michael went solo and released his first album "Thriller" which has made it as the best selling album of all time.

Jackson is one of the few artists to be inducted twice in the Rock and Roll hall of fame, with 13 Grammy Awards including the  legend award.

Although a successful musician, The king of Pop in the early 2002 Jackson faced several conterversies including allgations of  sexual child abuse his personal life, including his changing appearance, personal relationships,

On June 25 2009 Micheal Jackson died from a cardiac arrest,the news of his death caused several news sites to crash from the global outpouring of grief

The Los Angeles County Coroner ruled his death a homicide, and his personal physician Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter but has since been released

 

Article Time: 
June 25, 2014 - 11:41am