The King of Pop Author: Kurdjukova Sophia Gymnasium №1 form 8 “D”
The Aims of the Work to learn how Michael Jackson changed the world to find out why Michael was called the King of Pop
The Favourite of Millions Today everybody knows the name of Michael Jackson. Millions fans all over the world gave him the second name – the “King of Pop”. Michael has this title because his music and dancing made a new world that is called “Michael Jackson”
Jackson’s Contribution to World’s Culture Michael was a great singer and a God of Pop-music. He was the idol of every second teen in 1980-90s He was also a brilliant songwriter and dancer, choreographer and record producer, actor, businessman and philantropist
Jackson’s Early Years He was born in Gary, Indiana, on August, 29, 1958 Michael Jackson was the fifth of nine children. He sang in a family band “Jackson Five” in 1964 In 1971 he began his solo career
“Thriller” “Thriller” is one of Michael's ten albums This album was the largest selling album worldwide in the history of the recording industry Michael wanted to make “Thriller” a “bomb” This album made Michael Jackson the most popular singer in the world
“Moonwalk” “Moonwalk” was Michael’s visiting card Jackson was not the first to perform this famous dance but he popularized it It became his signature move and one of the best-known dance techniques in the world
Michael’s Achievements A number of records in The Guinness Book of Records Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (twice) The biggest selling album ever “Thriller” 13 Grammy Awards The American Music Artist of the Century Award A star on the Hollywood’s Walk of Fame
It Is Not Easy to Be a Celebrity His life gave rise to many scandals and gossips but it did not stop his creativity He changed the colour of his skin in 1980, he changed his face. In 1993 Michael was accused of child sexual abuse.
Conclusion I think Michael Jackson changed the world greatly. More than that, he changed two big worlds – the world of music and the world of dancing. Michael died on June, 25, 2009. But we remember him. We love him. He was really King of Pop.
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