Michael Jackson

Birth Place: Gary, Indiana, United States

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Jackson was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year 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.
The eighth child of the Jackson family, Michael made his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5. He began his solo career in 1971 while at Motown Records.
In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. His music videos, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller" from his 1982 album Thriller, are credited with breaking racial barriers and transforming the medium into an art form and promotional tool. The popularity of these videos helped bring the television channel MTV to fame. Jackson's 1987 album Bad spawned the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", "Bad", "The Way You Make Me Feel", "Man in the Mirror", and "Dirty Diana", becoming the first album to have five number-one singles in the nation. He continued to innovate with videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream" throughout the 1990s, and forged a reputation as a touring solo artist.
Through stage and video performances, Jackson popularized a number of complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk, to which he gave the name. His distinctive sound and style has influenced numerous artists of various music genres.

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DRMAGDN: Cyborg Drummer/DJ Debuts At Chelsea Table & Stage This April

Join DRMAGDN, the Cyborg Drummer/DJ, as he debuts his high-energy EDM performance at Chelsea Table & Stage on April 12, 2024.

Video: Watch Magic Johnson & Nicole Avant on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Catch the latest episode of THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW featuring Magic Johnson discussing his encounters with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Michael Jackson, and Nicole Avant sharing about her late mother's last words and her book. Watch videos from the episode now!

Spanish River Concerts' MINDS OF THE MASTERS To Showcase Two Musical Virtuosos

Discover the musical genius of Israeli pianist Natalie Tenenbaum and violinist Filip Pogády at the Spanish River Concerts' MINDS OF THE MASTERS.

Review: MJ at the Eccles Theater is Iconic

The national tour of MJ, now playing at the Eccles Theater, is a restrained, realistic snapshot of one brief but significant period in Michael Jackson’s life that serves as a springboard for an entertaining, if meandering, realization of iconic music and images from his career.

Nikka Costa Returns From Hiatus With 'Dirty Disco' Track Off New Album

Nikka Costa is back from hiatus with a new album 'Dirty Disco.' Along with the talents of versatile musicians such as Brandon Coleman (Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Donald Glover, Flying Lotus), Greg Phillinganes (Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder) and Kaveh Rastegar (John Legend, Beck), Nikka Costa brings you in her “Dirty Disco” immersive world.

CJ Salvador Will Embark on Tour of Australia

Dancer and Choreographer CJ Salvador will head straight from Los Angeles to Australia for dance workshops with Ivan Krslovic (The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise) as part of an Australian Tour.

THE WIZ, COMPANY, and More Set For The Smith Center for the Performing Arts' 2024-25 Broadway Season

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced its latest lineup of Broadway productions for 2024/2025 The new season features 10 stage productions direct from Broadway that have collectively been showered with 33 Tony Awards®, 18 Drama Desk Awards and five Laurence Olivier Awards. Learn which shows are included.

THE WIZ, MOULIN ROUGE!, and More Set For the Orpheum's 2024-25 Broadway Season

 The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced the 2024-2025 Broadway Season featuring eight shows. Learn more about the linup and find out how to get tickets here!

Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Reveal 2024-25 Seasons

Proctors Collaborative hosted “The Not So Late-Night Show” on the MainStage at Proctors Monday night to announce the 2024-25 season for both Proctors in Schenectady and Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany. Learn more about the upcoming seasons here!

Babyface to Return to Las Vegas For More Palms Casino Resort Concerts

Babyface will perform a curated selection of his own iconic, award-winning hits (“Whip Appeal,” “Every Time I Close My Eyes,” “When Can I See You Again”) as well as songs he has written and produced for renowned artists. From Whitney Houston to Michael Jackson, Madonna to Boyz II Men, and many more, see Babyface live in Las Vegas.

BACK TO THE FUTURE, & JULIET, and More Set for Truist Broadway at DPAC's 2024-2025 Season

The new season features eight productions, including Broadway musicals BACK TO THE FUTURE and & JULIET. 

Alien Ant Farm Release New Single 'Fade'

Alien Ant Farm have encountered a lot of adversity since blowing up in 2001 with two iconic songs—first their own composition, “Movies”, and then their classic, generation-defining cover of Michael Jackson's “Smooth Criminal”—but none more so between the release of Always And Forever and this record.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, SOME LIKE IT HOT & More Set for Broadway In Detroit 2024-25 Subscription Season

Broadway in Detroit has revealed its 2024-25 Subscription Season with seven shows coming to the Fisher Theatre and Detroit Opera House. 

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, SHUCKED And More Announced for Tennessee Performing Arts Center's 2024-2025 Broadway Season

Tennessee Center for the Performing Arts has announced the lineup for its 2024-2025 Broadway season, including engagements of Tony Award-winners Moulin Rouge the Musical!, Shucked, MJ The Musical, and Kimberly Akimbo! The season also includes engagements of the touring companies of Peter Pan, Clue, & Juliet, and Mamma Mia!.

AMADEUS Series Adaptation to Star Will Sharpe as Mozart; Joe Barton to Adapt Peter Shaffer's Play

The White Lotus star Will Sharpe is set to take on the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a series adaptation of Amadeus. The series will be a reimagined verison of Peter Shaffer’s award-winning stage play, adapted by Joe Barton and directed by Julian Farino.

Tay Keith Produces Two Tracks From Jennifer Lopez's Latest Album 'This Is Me Now'

Keith's innovative production style infuses a contemporary edge into the songs 'Midnight Trip to Vegas' and 'This Time Around', enhancing Lopez's dynamic vocals and producing a thrilling fusion of genres. Together, they deliver a lively mix of beats that embodies Keith's authentic sound, while showcasing Lopez's iconic style.

STAYIN' ALIVE: THE BEE GEES Comes to the Forum Theatre in May

Stayin’ Alive: The Bee Gees comes to the Forum Theatre in May. Performances will take place May 25 @ 8:00 pm and May 26 @ 8:00 pm.

L.A. Women's Theatre Festival Reveals Hosts

The 31st Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) has a roster of accomplished co-hosts for its six programs. Learn more about the hosts here!

MEAN GIRLS, THE LION KING & More Set for Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 24/25 Broadway in Orlando Season

 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has unveiled the lineup for the 24/25 AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando season. Learn about the shows being presented and see how to purchase tickets.

FOREVER conmemora sus 14 años de éxito con una gira europea

El espectáculo tributo a Michael Jackson originado en España arranca hoy su tour en la ciudad sueca de Malmö.


Michael Jackson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Michael Jackson has not appeared in the West End.

Michael Jackson has written 2 shows including MJ (Music & Lyrics), A Strange Loop (Bookwriter, Composer, & Lyricist).

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