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News |  29 Aug 2018 15:29 |  By RnMTeam

Michael Jackson Special: Facts to know about the mega pop star

MUMBAI: One who has captured hearts with his stupendous music and is proudly called as ‘King Of Pop’. Yes, we are talking about Michael Jackson who not only ruled the pop space, during his lifetime, but still does, even after his death.

Today is the pop legends birthday and thereby we bring to you a few facts about him for you to know.

MJ’s album Thriller happened to be the best selling album of the year with estimated sales of over 66 million copies worldwide.

He is one of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, twice, and was also inducted into the songwriters Hall of Fame and the Dance Hall of Fame.

He also won titles like ‘Guinness World Records'.

He was also honoured with 13 Grammy Awards, the Grammy Legend Award, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 24 American Music Awards, etc. that are more than any other artist, till date, including the Artist of the Century.

MJ Jackson is recalled for his philanthropy. 

He was a crazy fan of books.

His first recording debut was at the age of nine.

Jackson consistently mixed music with charity work.

Moonwalk in 1983, was his first portrayal.