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Jackson Scruse. The father worked in the metallurgical industry as a crane operator and his mother worked in the family economy with odd jobs in department stores in the area. Michael was preceded siblings Maureen (known as Rebbie) born in 1950, Sigmund Esco (Jackie) in 1951, Toriano Adaryll (Tito) in 1953, LaJuan in 1954 Jermaine, LaToya Yvonne in 1956 and Marlon David in 1957. It was followed by Steve Randal (Randy) in 1962 and Janet Damita Jo in 1966. Michael was born on a rainy summer afternoon in the "Memorial Hospital". 1962 - The life of Michael and his brothers was pretty monotonous: from home to school and school to home. So their main entertainment had to be singing with her mother. The father had very recently left his band "The Falcons" because they must feed his large family, did not doubt the talent of their children and went into a severe test routine. His brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon formed a band called "The Jackson Family". Then Michael is caught imitating the singing of Jermaine. The next year the audience sings before the song "Sound of Music" for his teammates. His brothers accepted in the group. 1964 - Wins his first money by acting in Mr. Lucky, a local club. Children begin like to visit Jackson continually dozens of scenarios and participating in contest for new talent there. 1965 - are proclaimed winners of its first contest in Roosevelt Hight School. It would be the beginning of a long series. From there he became known as "The Jackson 5" and Michael very soon with talent, became the principal soloist of the group with his sharp voice of children. In those years, the "Jacksons" were the freaks, and rehearsing every day and they were forbidden to go out. While children who did not participate in the group helped the family economy by removing the snow from the sidewalk in the neighborhood. 1967 - Things are going very well for the young group, and Joseph decide to become professional, was so decided, risking her family, quit his job at the metallurgical enterprise to devote full time to be the manager of the group formed by their children. The tests were increasing day by day, and what had begun as a game for everyone, had become a heavy workload for his young age. The moments of leisure and games no longer exist. 1968 - act in a novice contest at the legendary Apollo Theater in the city of Harlem, New York and win. They do quite well and a record of Gary, "Steeltown Records" accepts two-disc recording and editing of the quintet: "Big Boy", "You've Changed Me" and "You Do not Have to be over 21" / "Jam Session" (retitled "Some Girls Want Me For Their Lover"). Advised by Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers, for those who had been opening act, are presented to Berry Gordy Jr. supreme head of the largest black label, Motown Records. It organizes a hearing and Gordy, who had heard about the kids Gladys Knight, one of its major stars, are offered a contract. The Jackson participated in an election campaign in favor of who would become the first mayor Gary Richard Hatch black. Diana Ross met them during this campaign. From there the story was appropriately amplified and aerated for advertising purposes. 1969 - It was decided that the big star of black music, Diana Ross, acted as
godmother, then constantly promote the singer's friendship with Jackson. After months of testing, are presented in society in August in performing with "The Supremes" and words of Diana Ross made it clear who the real star of the group: "... I am pleased to present this evening to a great young star has worked in the entertainment world throughout his life and singing and dancing lights up the stage : Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 ". On October 11 is released "I Want You Back" which sold two million in six weeks, reached number one in November, became a classic and devoted to his five interpreters. Two months later released their first LP. The normal functions of presenting and promoting the album will occupy, from now, the lives of children: Ed Sullivan Show, Motown TV shows, concerts, etc ... 1970 - "ABC", second track history of the group, is published at the beginning of the year. It is number one. In the spring would the album of the same name. The song "The Love You Save" becomes the third consecutive number one of the Jackson 5. In the summer, the memorable "I'll Be There" is also number one. Two new albums have been published to accompany the singles. The group embarks on an endless succession of massive and successful concerts. One of them should be suspended because a gang of juvenile delinquents threatened the life of Michael. At the end of the year the family moved to their newly purchased mansion City of Encino in California, more precisely Heyvenhusrt Avenue in 4641. Begins "Jacksonman�a" and the home is constantly surrounded by followers. 1971 - The year began with the publication of a single "Mama's Pearl" that comes only at number two and a nomination for a Grammy for "ABC". In March comes "Never Can Say Goodbye". Record the TV special where Diana Ross is overwhelming. By counting the Christmas album and the soundtrack of another special, the Jacksons have already published six albums. Television starts sounding Saturday morning his series of cartoon medley of her hits. In that year made more than fifty concerts in various U.S. cities for the first time leaving the country. On October 7 Michael releases his first single "Got To Be There" what form also part of his first solo album. Later would come Jermaine's solo work and Jackie, but there was no competition possible: Michael always won. 1972 - The same kind of activities keeps busy during the months following the quintet which is virtually besieged by his followers. Elton John was the opening act of the boys who combine their professional activities with private instruction, accompanied by a teacher particularly so when they go on tour. Michael publishes "Got To Be There", his first album on January 24, whose first single was already widespread anterior.y year which includes a version of an old number one as "Rockin'Robin.
In the fall conference is a new television special, followed by the first European tour. Randy, the younger brother begins to act with the group. On 4 August the same year published the second of Michael's solo album called "Ben". 1973 - Albums of success, massive tours, magazine covers, television. Michael is nominated for an Oscar for the song "Ben" from the film "The Revolution of the Rats". Toured Japan and Australia. Jackie releases his solo LP. LaToya replaces Titus on stage for the birth of their first child. Back in the United States, edited by Jackson on March 29 the album "Skywriter" in principle was well received by critics ensuring the maturity of the group. On April 13 Michael releases his third solo album called "Music & Me". Classic and timeless, the album is a collection of ballads. Is the LP where Michael sings better and remains one of their favorites. On September 12 The Jackson 5 edit a new album called "Get It Together" as the best album of Jackson., With only 8 songs long. They must let their adolescent stage to definitively show a mature group. 1974 - He toured Africa, but not like the food and should stop. Again number one with "Dancing Machine" released on September 5, without any promotion. At that time the boys were already in talks to CBS. The boycott was evident, not even the director Berry Gordy wanted to appear on the cover as executive producer. They give a series of concerts at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas where they participate Randy and three sisters. They have a cabaret show outdated it does not like Michael. Perform new tours in England and Japan. 1975 - They recorded the last album with Motown, "Moving Violation". The album did not have much success. The Jackson brothers were mostly married with children. They wanted to play other songs, but Motown did not accept their ideas. And all were older ones and their self-produced masterpiece never came. He continued the boycott of Motown, but now acts as manager Joseph Jackson on behalf of their children and looking for a new recording contract most advantageous to the group. 1976 - They make a variety series for TV. It is a weekly show on CBS does not like Michael. They get the first gold record in the Epic, due to previously not being associated with the RIIA Motown , A trade association that grants them, had never been certified. The album took a year and a half in running, long enough for Motown went on sale the inevitable Anthology searched its archives and some material unpublished exposing at the same time as the new official album Epic. The collection is called "Joyful Jukebox Music" and it is a collection of songs from different sessions. Although the album was soon edited the first single from "The Jacksons" was launched in November 1976 called "Enjoy Yourself", but not in the new company the boys could do whatever they deseaban.Firman in May a contract for Epic. Jermaine decide to stay, like the name Jackson 5 to be in the company,
should be changed to "The Jacksons". 1977 - "The Jacksons" have new managers, Ron Weisner and Freddy De Mann. Are invited to the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Queen of England. They begin the rehearsals of "The Wiz" where Michael works alongside her friend Diana Ross. In the filming, he met Quincy Jones, producer of the soundtrack. In October 1977 "The Jacksons" edit the second album with Epic called Goin'Places. It is the least successful album of Jackson. But not bad. While the boys were complaining that let not include his songs, two of them ended up in this record and were not too good. 1978 - In the liner Queen Mary II, Michael meets with Paul McCartney who offers a song. With his brothers do a world tour. The film that recorded "The Wizard of Oz" premieres in October. Criticism is very ruthless with the film, but save the involvement of Michael. The Jackson brothers had an album of original compositions and that was "Destiny" which was published in December 1978. But that paradox and be the first single from the album "Blame In On The Boogie" was not written by any siblings and if a certain Mick Jackson familia.Al outside the short time the first single and "Shake Your Body" become the kings of disco. However, despite all their loneliness Michael was preparing his great leap ... 1979 - "The Jacksons" visit Europe in the promotional campaign of Destiny, who gets the platinum. Michael with his upcoming album "Off The Wall" in the month of August get number one with your subject "Do not Stop 'Till You Get Enough", and gold and platinum disc for his solo album. With this album became the first soloist who placed four singles in the same album in the top ten of the national list: Off The Wall, She's Out Of My Life, Do not Stop 'Til You Get Enough and Rock Whit You. The latter two also become number one, achieving each sell over a million singles. Michael received the Grammy for best rhythm and blues singer. The album sold 8 million copies (5 of them in the U.S.) and maintained throughout 84 weeks in the charts. However, despite all critics were not as with what promised to joining Jones-Jackson. 1980 - participated in discs by Dave Mason and his sister LaToya. In the month of October is published "Triumph" launched as a powerful masterpiece with the participation of excellent musicians and arrangers. In his cover could be resolved the first big question: Michael had made the first nose surgery. Michael teaches dance NeilDiamond going to star in a remake of "The Jazz Singer." At such times, Michael was the boy of fashion in America, was invited to festivals, recordings and events. 1981 - Michael works with Joe "King" Carrasco and Lionel Ritchie on an album by Kenny Rogers. Also with Carole Bayer Sager. "The Jacksons" do another tour. Michael exhausted,
sick. During his tour "The Jacksons" decided to record their first live album. The album was a flop, long moments of screaming by the audience at concerts, diverted attention from buying the LP. 1982 - collaborates on songs with Stevie Wonder and Donna Summer. Goes on sale on video "The Jackson In Concert". Are made first contact with Pepsi. Michael writes a song for Diana Ross at issue, "Muscles". Records with producer Quincy Jones as the disc "ET the Extra-Terrestrial," but CBS has him removed because it violates their exclusive contract with Michael. But everything changed when on December 1, 1982 Michael publishes new solo album is "thriller". Quincy Jones returns to the charge as a producer. It is really a battery of hits after another. Prior to his departure in October had launched the first single "The Girl Is Mine" duet with Paul McCartney ... or Michael Jackson himself could imagine what was coming. 1983 - The year of the triumph of Michael. It is on the cover of every magazine and edited twenty-three books about him. His songs dominate the charts and award ceremonies. Their videos shocked viewers. "The Making Of Michael Jackson 's thriller" becomes a milestone in sales. At the beginning of the year is released as a single "Billie Jean" in just six weeks to reach the top of lists and also becomes gold. Happens to "Beat It" in February that would follow the same path. A few weeks after mating the music videos that reinforce both subjects of both sales and album. In mid-May, the album was leaving his place of privilege when the unexpected happened: appears on the TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Motown. In this, Michael plays a solo "Billie Jean" and the audience goes nuts when first introduced his step "moonwalk". Soon after launching the fourth single "Want to be startin'somethin" reaching fifth place, the same fate "Human Nature" and "Pretty Young Thing". By this time the album had sold ten million copies. But exactly on December 1, exactly one year after the album's release, Michael Jackson premiered the video for "thriller", a 14-minute short directed by John Landis. What happens next is well known. Sales figures are triggered and the disc comes to sell soon 45 million copies. Gets over 150 gold records worldwide Remains on the U.S. charts during the record period of 168 weeks and won 8 Grammy awards in one night. Michael could not so successfully and responded by locking herself in her home in Encino, refusing to go out without properly protected with sunglasses black crystals. With his brothers signed the contract with Pepsi who finance their next tour. 1984 - Receives ten nominations for "American Music Awards, twelve for the" Grammy " and twenty for the "American Video Awards. Hire Frank Dileo, a former executive of Epic, particularly as his manager. It burns the hair part of filming a commercial for
Pepsi. It designs and stage costumes for the tour of "The Jacksons" and appears in the top ten American best dressed. Start wigs and costumes to bring out into the street. Visit to Reagan in the White House where he was rewarded for his influence on American youth. It makes a wax sculpture of Michael for Madamme Tussaud Museum and he is awarded his own star on the Walk of Fame. In July, he was editing the last album "The Jackson" the album is "Victory" which has the participation of Mick Jagger. But everything is a lot of technology, each recorded their voices for their sides and it shows that all they did to see if the phenomenon of "Thriller" is repeated in this album. But people not only loved his brothers Michael. It makes the tour "Victory" which was a disaster. Despite the amount of paper being printed, the applause, the millions and scandal, something strange must have happened in the 55 concerts because when in December of that year gave the final in Los Angeles, tempers were hot. 1985 - Composes with Lionel Ritchie "We Are The World". The recorded with many famous singers. The benefits are intended to combat hunger in Africa. Write a new theme for Diana Ross. Stars in "Captain Eo" a short film for Disney theme parks which began filming in mid-year and end in September next year. The director of this short film in 3D, is none other than Francis Ford Coppola and the effects George Lucas's special. Buy the song ATV Music Publishing, owner of the rights of 247 songs The Beatles, for $ 47 million. Paul McCartney which had lost the bid for the purchase, Michael was deeply offended and considered sacrilegious attitude 1986 - Catch 4 Grammy Awards for "We Are the World". It has a new special contract with Pepsi. Michael prevents the album release the band sound of Captain Eo. They begin to move all sorts of strange rumors about him: sleeping in an oxygen chamber and bathing with mineral water, etc. Experts say that this information came from the same product from Michael. Time is business. In March, the largest commercial contract signed in history with Pepsi brings you 15 million dollars in profits. At year's end, people were very impatient to hear the successor of "thriller" and began to spread the rumor that the new album would be ready in February 1987 and be called "Smooth Criminal". 1987 - Bad edit. Their simultaneous release worldwide was 31 August 1987. The album is his great masterpiece, a hard disk, with the latest technology of the moment. Sell soon 25 million copies and 5 of his singles reached number 1 in the U.S.: "I Just Can not Stop Loving You," "Bad," "The Way You Make Me Feel, Man In The Mirror" and "Dirty Diana". 1988 - releases his autobiography "Moonwalk", where for many a "fiasco" yet it Michael has much of its familiar story but of the same optical
also from 1981 until that time had never given an interview, for which the data are very interesting. Japan begins his first solo world tour that will last two years, left alone without their parents or siblings, only travels to Quincy Jones and his monkey. For the first time the public had the opportunity to see Michael Jackson just above a stage and the tour was massive. He made 123 submissions in 15 countries. After his grand tour presents a series of video clips in your movie amazing "Moonwalker" and turns all the images in the "icons" that had been created about him. 1989 - Michael, and Marlon, refuses to participate in the meeting "The Jacksons", but agrees to work with Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Randy in the song "2300 Jackson Street" that names the album recorded by the four. Michael had been badly depleted of his grand tour, but since the issue was devoted their parents could not refuse. From there you want to take a break and go public life. 1989 - Michael, and Marlon, refuses to attend "The Jacksons" but agrees to work with Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Randy in the song "2300 Jackson Street" that names the album recorded by the four. Michael had been badly depleted of his grand tour but since the issue was dedicated to his parents could not refuse. From there you want to take a break and go public life. 1990 - disappear from public life. Only he knows the collection of athletic shoes to LA Gear that are published under his name. It is rumored that is engaged in a compilation album of their hits, studies but was enthusiastic and decided to record an album with all unreleased tracks. In June this year, faints while dancing in his home studio, is so exhausted that doctors advised him to take at least a month off. 1991 - published a biography scandal, signed by J. Randy Taraborelli. Launched the controversial video for "Black Or White" with several minutes duration with the news in its issue of power to transmute into a panther and with the participation of his little friend Macaulay Culkin and themselves "The Simpsons". Certain scenes are categorized as violent and sexual content, because several times Michael played his fly as he struts. The video is a truly global event. With so much anticipation the album is released in November, and "Dangerous" disk becomes fastest-selling Michael. U.S. Only places 2 million copies in 6 weeks, to date selling over 30 million worldwide. The disc start to finish exudes the essence of Michael Jackson, soul, hymns, loud music. Almost all the topics became courts with their music videos: "Jam", "In the Closet" "Remember The Time," "Heal The World," "Who Is It", "Will You Be There", "Gone Too Soon" and "Dangerous." 1992 - Begins June 27 tour his "Dangerous".
The first concert is offered in a state of Germany with 70 thousand people. Michael was proclaimed as "King of Pop". Make your tour much of the world, including first by Central and South America. Much of the public who had once dreamed of attending a concert by Michael Jackson, saw his dream come true. Thousands of kilos of equipment, big screens, fireworks, and even Michael himself who reached the stage in the middle of a huge explosion and retired at the end in a flying machine, obviously driven by a double. Do 3 consecutive nights at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires Argentina, filling stadiums in Brazil and 5 spectacular nights at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. Edit in this year a new book "Dancing The Dream" which contains poems and reflections of their own, with countless drawings and photographs totally unprecedented. 1993 - During the tour, "Dangerous" jump the pump: the father of Jordan, one of his children friends, has filed a complaint against Michael for sexual abuse in the person of your 12 years. He asks billion. Michael for the abuse of painkillers and decides to suspend the tour treated. All exploit: exploit its former employees to sell their souvenirs. LaToya publicly condemns. His parents and older siblings summon at a press conference to affirm their solidarity with him. Until it was explained, was the worst hell that Michael Jackson has lived. But nevertheless, weight that everyone was against him because of the large amount blood shed by the World tabloid, he went for the face and defend his innocence. In the same year is presented at halftime of the end of the "Superbowl" American by ensuring that the television audience during your presentation is higher than the own sporting event. Make several appearances in various musical awards. The Grammy Award is given the prize "Legend" established in his honor. On November 23 is published "Dangerous, The Short Films" which contains a series of clips taken from the album and numerous unpublished pictures. On December 10 he returned to the United States to undergo treatment detoxification. On December 22 Michael appears live from his ranch in California and speaks directly to everyone. 1994 - The Jordan case is dismissed in court. When everything seems back to routine, Michael marries Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the legendary Elvis Presley, on 26 May in the Dominican Republic. The ceremony was attended by two witnesses, two bodyguards and two attorneys from Michael. Already married, increased harassment of the press to get the first pictures is unbearable. Michael decides to give the light with his wife in an awards ceremony of MTV. The tabloids back with its cargo business arrangements between marriage. The return of the rumors: Michael prepares the release of an album of great songs that had left half when he decided to record "Dangerous 1995 - publishes "History" on June 16, 1995 which contains fifteen new songs and a compact
with big hits. Start the routine Coupon: videos, rumors, etc.. The disk is left is the part of great songs that everybody knows. The presentation of the album was preceded by a teaser with a huge military parade preceded by Michael himself. The new songs feature more than ever and as few. Already in the strictly musical, the first cut was "Scream" with the participation of its sister Janet and a futuristic video aboard a spacecraft. Several singles and videos that are edited with this LP: "Scream," "The Do not Care About Us" "Stranger in Moscow", "Earth Song", "You Are Not Alone" (with the participation of Lisa Marie Presley) and "Childhood". This new album from Michael Jackson becomes the double album more sold in music history with 14 million copies sold. On December 6, rehearsing in a theater for his show "Michael Jackson, just one night" faints and is taken to Beth Israel Medical Center. Lisa Marie did not visit and LaToya says is all a ploy by marketers. 1996 - Choose to Spike Lee as director of his new video "We do not mind ' and burns it in a favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The city officials are upset because production of Michael decides to fix with the gangsters of the favela and not with the quartermaster of the place. Divorced from Lisa Marie Presley, but remain good friends. His wife gave him an ultimatum: "Your career or me" ... On January 18 announcing the couple's separation is done by announcing that "irreconcilable differences". His singleness lasts a short time and in November during his tour in History, gives the news to the world by announcing that he married Deborah Rowe. The ceremony took place in Sydney, Australia. Debbie was pregnant for 6 months. 1997 - On 6 February announcing the great news: the first child born Michael, Prince Michael Jackson Junior. It publishes "Blood On The Dance Floor - History In The Mix". Contains 5 previously unreleased songs: "Blood On The Dance Floor", "Morphine", "Superfly Sister", "Ghosts" and "Is It Scary" and 8 tracks from the album remixed History. The album becomes more remixes LP sold in the history of music with 3 million copies. Edit the spectacular 45-minute short film "Ghosts". Film was released in the U.S. Sony in October 25. The screenplay was written by Michael and Stephen King, while Stan Winston was the director. Its total cost was $ 16 million and was filmed for two months in some huge hangars at Van Nuys Airport, California. During his tour Superexitos "History" Michael runs parallel to the old world. 1998 - On April 3 at 6 and 26 am born Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, Michael's new girl. One begins to speak about that is developing a new album and producing a new to his nephews the 3T. In this year takes a vacation in Africa where personal interview with his friend Nelson Mandela.
Also in this year was announced several times that Michael along with his producer would able to acquire some casinos and build amusement parks in different parts of the country, however, none of them materialized. 1999 - During his trip to Africa, Michael had suffered a blow, so after his return to the United States should be assisted in a Florida Medical Center where he was treated in the right hand and went away blindfolded. On January 26 the little Prince suffered a sharp picture of dehydration, which resulted be transferred to a California hospital for urgent consultations. Again emphasis is announced that Michael is working on the new album and that this would soon be playing in radios. It was officially announced that the December 31, 1999 Michael offer two concerts the same day but at different points on the planet: the first in Sydney, Australia and the second in Honolulu, Hawaii. But the event is not conducted on the grounds that is absorbed in his new album. It was announced the completion of two benefit concerts called "What More Can I Give." The first took place in Germany and the second one in South Korea involving class artists. During one concert Michael has an accident, without damage, to discard one of the platforms where he was in the form of bridge and the falls several meters. 2000 - was officially announced that Michael Jackson is the protagonist of a movie that will recreate the last years of writer Edgar Allan Poe. Michael appears in the famous book "Guinness World Records" in 2000, as "the artist who has supported the largest number of charities. In total there were 39 entities and charities and charity by the artist received gifts of money, participating in projects, or providing personal items for auction. 2001 - begin to move the first rumors about the album "Invincible" but the delays its release are the order of the day. The management of Sony Music heard small stanzas songs and say that Michael Jackson has "created a new sound." It comes at Carnegie in New York on Feb. 14 announcing a new initiative the "Heal the Kids" and discusses the relation between children and parents. Before traveling to England is injured right foot when rehearsing a little dance, however the same way on March 6 with his friend Uri Geller is presented in English at Oxford University where he holds forth again on the parent-child relationship. Achieved in this event the largest audience in the history of Studies that house. On March 7, Michael is godfather wedding of Uri Geller and his wife Hanna, due to their illnesses, the couple had to start the party first and then with his arrival the wedding was held recently. On 14 March the Italian Justice ruled that there was no plagiarism in the "Will You Be There" in a case brought by the composer Al Bano.
It was announced with great fanfare that Michael will celebrate his 30 years of solo career in New York City. Halfway through the year is given to know the official list of songs from the album "Invincible" and announced submission failed in September. Despite announcing that the first cut "You Rock My World" would be presented during the first week of October, a bad copy of the item is presented by two FM in New York on August 18 without any permission, officers and this caused changes was released by Sony on 24 November. On 7 and 10 September at Madison Square Garden sold out it became worth more $ 1500 Michael Jackson celebrated its first thirty years as guest soloist with major as Whitney Houston, Britney Spears, N'Sync, Gloria Estefan, Elizabeth Taylor, Lisa Minnelli and large figures. In those two memorable nights Jackson brothers came together again to sing her great successes. A week after its release, "Invincible" was number one in the U.S. and "You Rock My World" sounded on radio stations worldwide. Besides relaunching the albums "Off The Wall", "Thriller," "Bad" and "Dangerous" with demos and some unreleased tracks. In a survey carried out by the CNN Michael was elected the artist of the millennium and theme album "thriller" took first place in dozens of votes taken during this year by music channels, magazines and radio stations. The return of the rumors that Michael Jackson would invest in parks, this time had even chosen the place: it would be Poland. He soon organized a trip which was suspended last minute. Invest in a web portal dedicated to the sale of tickets of different musical and sports in the United States called HollywoodTicket. On 10 July the owners of the jewelry "David Orgell" will start a lawsuit by 1.4 million Michael dollars due to a clock withdrew 2 million to be used to test and then returns it dirty and scratched. It chose the Millennium Pop Artist award at the World Music Award in Monaco, then it appears in different charity galas with his close friend Elizabeth Taylor. He meets Ricky Martin and announced a duet together. 2002 - The rumor spread very rapidly throughout the internet and no one left to deny it. Sony Music itself was boycotting the album "Invincible". Michael Jackson and his record would be very ill-treatment. On the night of January 9 Michael Jackson received the honorary award as "The Artist Century "at the American Music Awards in California, USA The promoter Marcel Avram owner of the company shows Mamma & Concerts has filed with the Superior Court of Santa Barbara County sued Michael Jackson in the amount of $ 20 million in damages for the cancellation at the last minute of concerts called "Millennium" which will take place ivan December 31 1999 in Sydney, Australia and Honolulu, Hawaii. On Saturday, 16 March Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor were godparents of the
wedding marriage between the singer and actress Lisa Minnelli and producer David Gest. The ceremony took place at the old Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, USA. During the afternoon of Saturday 20 April Michael Jackson recorded his participation for 50 Anniversary of the television show "American Bandstand" which the driver Dirk Clark. Michael introduced the song "Dangerous" using the choreography of the MTV 95. The Democratic National Committee (D) of the United States made the Wednesday, 24 April a gala at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem city, state New York to raise funds for the political entity. Michael Jackson was one of highlights of the night by presenting three issues of its repertoire. With total secrecy Michael Jackson arrives at the airport in London, England the early hours of June 10. The King of Pop as well as attending private affairs participated in an annual festival that takes place in that country on their behalf. Marc Schaffel, executive producer of the song "What More Can I Give" has sent an open letter to the director of Sony Electronics, Mr. Idei, Japan The letter is urging Mr. Idei and Sony to publish the two songs charitable or at least let other company's published. The songs were completed in October past, one in English and one in Castilian "All For You" in which particpate 35 the best singers in the world. The English version is produced by Michael Jackson and by award-winning Spanish K.C. Porter. On Saturday July 6 at the City of New York, Michael Jackson is filed more than 350 attendees between guests and journalists, where he called Tommy Mottola, president Sony Music International as a person "evil" after explaining his reasons in the deliberate boycott that has been done to the album "Invincible". It gives the news of the birth of Prince Michael II, not knowing who their mother. Radio City Music Hall in New York, Michael Jackson received the award of "Artist of the Millennium" at the MTV awards, but after the existence of this trophy was in doubt. Michael Jackson arrived in Berlin, Germany on Tuesday, November 19 accompanied by their young children. From the window of the hotel, Michael holds the little baby, Prince Michael II, looked threatening from the balcony to the fans, from there comes a new scandal On this act so risky. 2003 - After being at the forefront as president of Sony Music International for over 14 years, Thomas D. Mottola, who publicly clashed with Michael Jackson, is stepping still two year contract that expired in 2004. Michael Jackson said in statement it was "shattered" by the documentary "Living with Michael Jackson issued by the British television station ITV led by journalist Martin Bashir. In this particular, the reporter followed in their daily life Michael Jackson taking some of their actions and statements out of context. "Today I feel more betrayed than perhaps ever before that someone has come to know my children, my employees and me, whom I let into my heart and told the truth, would sacrifice the trust placed in him and produce this terrible and unfair
program. Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and I never do harm any child "- the King of Pop said in the statement. "Michael Jackson Take 2: The Interview They Would not Show You" or "Michael Jackson Take 2: The interview that they did not show was the name of the documentary that Fox issued a two-hour special on February 20 showing scenes that Bashir hiding. Michael Jackson arrives in Indianapolis, to testify in a copyright trial, Tuesday May 20 by the evening in the company of his young children and an entourage of bodyguards and aides. The statement referred to a lawsuit brought by Gordon Keith and which has accused Michael of having rights violated laws here. According to this, his name was not on the album credits Pre History - The Lost Recordings Steetown "published in 1996 and contained songs from the Jackson Five when working with this man. Michael Jackson is opposed to the passage of a law that would make music piracy be considered a federal crime in the United States, despite its disapproval This practice, said on Monday 21 July, the spokesman for the artist, Stuart Backerman. On September 13 took place at Neverland Ranch Charity Feast for several institutions and a kind of submission and homage to the Brazilian plastic Romero Britto author of the painting "was" the cover of the album "What More Can I Give?". Over 700 people paid entry of U $ S 5000, being that U $ S 1000 for each ticket will be donated to different foundations. As expected Michael Jackson was unveiled on Monday 27 October in the city of In Las Vegas awards show "Radio Music Awards where he presented for the first time video from "What More Can I Give?" song can be downloaded from official Web site. The launching of "Number Ones" compilation of 18 number one Michael Jackson, to meet with the contract of 8 discs with Sony Music. The police have registered on November 18 for more than two hours the ranch "Neverland" by Michael Jackson in California from 8:30 am hour from Los Angeles. Authorities the state issued a search warrant apparently related to a criminal investigation which could be due to a sexual harassment complaint by a child under 12. Michael Jackson surrendered November 20 to the California authorities to face multiple charges of sexual abuse child, while U.S. television interrupted regular programming to show scenes the fact. Police denied December 31 complaints about Michael Jackson abused him when was booked into Santa Barbara. 2004 - Michael Jackson at Neverland after raid by police in Santa Barbara, mansion rented a $ 20 million, located on the hillside and described as "the crown jewel of Beverly Hills" in view of the landscapes of this unique area, but after a while returned to his ranch. The world press on 15 January invaded the quiet Santa Maria Valley, setting up mini TV studios with satellite transmission to deliver news Michael Jackson to the world when you hear the charges against him.
Michael Jackson pleaded guilty Jan. 14 to charges of sexual abuse of a minor, during a hearing that drew hundreds of supporters who chanted and expressed their support outside the court. The superior court judge Rodney Melville scolded Jackson for arriving 20 minutes late for the hearing of five minutes and warned him not to return to be tardy. Lisa Marie Presley recounts that during her marriage to Michael Jackson saw things on which "could not do anything," according to excerpts from his appearance in a program interviews with Australian television, but also said he never saw her ex-husband Michael Jackson do anything improper with children during the time they were married. On April 1 Michael Jackson received the "Humanitarian Award" presented by the Association African Ambassadors' Wives (AASA), which awarded her humanitarian career in the world, particularly in Africa. Michael Jackson announced on Monday 26 April that he had personally "fired" his two lawyers principal in sex abuse case against him because, apparently, did not pay attention he requires. "He dismissed the attorneys Mark Geragos and Benjamin Brafman. This is effective immediately," said Jackson. On April 30 Michael Jackson arrived on time to court in Santa Maria, California, accompanied by his parents and two brothers where a judge read the charges against him, after the artist to be declared 'not guilty' on all 10 counts. The judge in the case against Michael Jackson, set for Sept. 13 to begin the process. They left their team managers, spokespersons, lawyers and now the vice chairman of his own company. Bob Jones is no longer part of MJJ Productions, after a separation categorized as "friendly". Through its official website, Michael Jackson flatly refused to be father quadruplets with a surrogate mother, as reported by the magazine 'U.S. Weekly' on Tuesday 20 July . The page "MJJSource denies the validity of this rumor, reported shortly after the magazine launched the explosive information. "There will be no further comment," he added. On September 17, accompanied by their families again, Michael Jackson faced for the first time in court to Janet Doe, the mother of the boy who accused him of sexual abuse, as his lawyers presented it as a liar and a mercenary. Michael Jackson upset with the new music video for rapper Eminem, which he described as "insensitive and degrading," asked the television networks that air removed. In the video, "Just Lose It," Eminem appears dressed as Jackson, sitting on the edge of a bed while several children playing behind him, in what could be a reference to charges for child molestation hanging over Michael. Eminem also makes fun of plastic surgery done on Jackson's nose and an accident in which the artist's hair caught fire while filming an ad for Pepsi Cola in 1984. 2005 - In a petition that would enhance the level of secrecy in the trial of
Michael Jackson, their attorneys asked to be held in camera all pre-trial hearings , Which define the admissible evidence. The prosecution wants the jury by the trial Michael Jackson's see British television documentary "Living With Michael Jackson" film that the defense claims of "highly edited, in the most sensational". In an exhaustive hearing in Santa Maria Court Judge Rodney Melville ruled that the teen, age 15, and brother of 14, must submit their testimony in a Court Open after Jackson's defense argued that teenagers have nothing "innocent lambs". Michael Jackson through a video said that the leaks to the press about his case were "disgusting and false", saying it deserves a trial fair and predict he'll be acquitted of all charges. "In recent weeks, has spread in the media a lot of ugly, malicious information about me " , Said in a video posted on his website with permission from the courts. "The information is disgusting and false," he said. "Please allow me to be tolerant and appear before the Justice. "" I deserve a fair trial like every other American citizen. I will be acquitted and vindicated when the truth be known, "he said. Broadcast media in an agreement in which Michael Jackson barred his ex-wife Debbie Rowe, to talk about their sex lives in a "confidentiality agreement" signed between the and the mother of their first two children in 1999. The agreement indicates that it can not communicate with their children , Michael or his agents, except for special occasions like Christmas or birthdays, when the former nurse can send greeting cards. Michael Jackson was hospitalized in February by a bout of influenza and because it was suspended for a week the trial against the judge in the case said. Jackson felt ill while being taken to court in Santa Barbara County, where the jury is being selected to analyze your case. Judge Rodney Melville told prospective jurors: "As you have noticed, Jackson is not in court today." Melville added that Michael was taken to a hospital because he felt bad. Four men and eight women were chosen for the jury in the case against Michael Jackson. Among those selected is a woman whose sister was raped and another whose grandson is a registered sex offender by the police. The holding company that recently bought the loan of $ 200 million that Michael Jackson took from Bank of America has reached an agreement with him. The agreement is "shopping" Michael Jackson said a representative. The news that the Fortress Investment Group had bought the loan this month created new questions about the MJ's financial stability. On June 13 Michael Jackson was acquitted of all ten charges of which he was accused. The jury in the Jackson case was also satisfied by have put end to a process that began last January and it took 32 hours of deliberations for a week. The jury said his verdict of not guilty due a reasonable doubt that the arguments raised in the indictment. "We studied with carefully all the evidence in this case and, as it was a criminal case had to be beyond any reasonable doubt, "the jury identified with the number one. It was a unanimous verdict of eight women and four men charged case, a panel included no African-American in the group and where a Hispanic served as a mouthpiece. The prosecuting attorney, Tom Sneddon, also gave his explanation of the legal outcome of this trial that summarized in the term "reputation factor".
"At least that's what we think, but perhaps we are looking for answers in the wrong place," added cautiously to confirm that he had not spoken with the family of the alleged victim. After the trial, Michael Jackson is on vacation in a royal palace in Bahrain. Michael Jackson announced the recording of a song to benefit those affected by the Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, this information released its own spokesperson Raymone Bain. Be done with the record label "2 Seas Records, owned by Prince Hamad Abudala Aljalifa of Bahrain. Two men face federal charges for allegedly recording a Michael Jackson in secret two years ago, while traveling to Santa Barbara with his attorney to surrender to the authorities investigating a case of child abuse. According to a status report submitted by the Los Angeles Times in its Anglo-Saxon , Michael Jackson will reside permanently in Bahrain, Persian Gulf. This information was given by the own attorney Mesereau, Jackson's lawyer said he "has made the nation Bahrain, and no permanent home of Neverland. " 2006 - The British tabloid tabloid Daily Mail echoed the photographs published the National Enquirer in which they are supposed to Neverland Zoo animals Ranch in poor condition and their places filled with debris. According to the publication, an employee Jackson would have said that "food for animals is running out, there is not much, and not happen after that. "Then after an inspection of U.S. federal agents determined that the animals had not been mistreated. Two men pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping Michael Jackson more two years while traveling with his lawyer on a plane to Santa Barbara, California, after being summoned by the police in an investigation of his last trial. The California authorities have ordered the closure of his Neverland ranch until it pays to its employees, prohibiting the latter work and imposed on Michael Jackson a fine of $ 69,000 for not having insurance for its 69 employees. After announced that Michael Jackson has agreed to pay the salaries of the employees of his Neverland ranch to avoid a lawsuit. However, said the ranch will continue closed after the decreed the closure last week because the artist had left his insurance expired. A statement released by Two Sea Records stressed that the British music executive Guy Holmes has been named director of the new project, developed between Michael Jackson and member of the royal family in Bahrain, Abdulla Hamad Al-Khalifa. Holmes was in charge recording of this album and also manage the interests of Jackson as its new manager according to the statement. "I'm excited about this new merger, and I am enjoying to be back in the studio recording music, "Michael Jackson said in the statement. The album is being prepared to be launched at the end of 2007. The tigers that Michael Jackson was at his Neverland ranch have been adopted by the actress Tippi Hedren, mother of Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas' mother.
Michael Jackson as scheduled to appear in public on Saturday May 27 at Tokyo to receive the Legend Award given by MTV Japan and dedicated "to all the people who believed in me. " Presented at his supporters who filled the bleachers Tokyo stadium as "the King of Pop, the King of Rock and King of Soul," Jackson made with your fingers the symbol of "peace" as he walked towards the stage and sounded "Thriller." In a split decision, the Civil Court jury awarded Schaffel 900,000 if dollars a former adviser to Michael Jackson, and the singer gave his counterclaim 200,000 to F. Marc Schaffel. Schaffel originally sued for $ 3.8 million, but later reduced their demands to 1.6 million, and his attorney ultimately asked the jury for $ 1.4 million in expenses and unpaid loans. Jackson's attorney had said Schaffel owed him $ 660,000. 2007 - The family of a woman who died in a hospital in Santa Maria that has sued the hospital and to Michael Jackson for allegedly causing emotional harm and other complaints, alleging that Jackson had preferential treatment when entering the site suffered a decompensation. The lawsuit filed in Superior Court of Santa Barbara is based on the placement by Michael Jackson in the Marian Medical Center on 15 February 2005, which would have resulted "forcible confinement of 73-year old Manuela Ruiz and members of his family" (?) those seeking unlimited damages. The lawsuit is not about negligence at the time of death and claims that the visit Jackson caused or contributed to the death of Ruiz. "This is a hospital for the sick and dying "McKiernan said." A family took her mother for critically ill the treated. I think that's what everyone had expected. " A statement issued by the Marian Medical Center said, "The care he gave to Mrs. Ruiz was exceptional and seems to be another frivolous claim to generate publicity." - Michael Jackson travels to Japan for his second visit in recent years, with the aim of participating in an exclusive party in his honor. -Michael Jackson has agreed to be auctioned in Las Vegas over a thousand of objects that belonged to him and his family in exchange for its intended party of profits to charity. Jackson has done well with the controversy enveloped the auction of a total of 1,100 lots of items belonging to one of American sagas that most exciting. "Michael Jackson is satisfied with the agreement that was reached, and happy at the fact that some of the benefits resulting from the auction should go to charities, "he said in a statement representative Raymone K. Bain. - It was enough just to have the catalog of The Beatles on one of the novelties shopping controversies in recent memory. Now, Michael Jackson bet their investment in the Famous Editor Music LLC, which owns the copyright of artists like Eminem, Shakira, Beck and Bj�rk. - Michael Jackson reached a settlement with the company Prescient Acquisition, which had demanded a $ 48 million lawsuit for breach of contract. The lawsuit, civil, was filed nearly two years ago. Prescient, which has Headquartered in New Jersey, accusing Michael of breach of contract and nonpayment advisory services for the refinancing of debt of $ 272 million
Bank of America. "A Brussels court has ruled that the song" You Are Not Alone "supposedly written by R. Kelly and performed by Michael Jackson, is a plagiarism of "If we can start all over" composed by the Belgian Danny and Eddy Van Passel. After 12 years of legal disputes, the judge Reason has given the brothers Van Passel, confirming that this song is not composed of musician and singer R. Kelly, but by the Belgian duo, as reported by the television channel VTM. The judge will consider in his ruling that all copyright R. Kelly has been gathering since the song was released in 1995 belong to the two composers. Though it is not clear when and how will the brothers, VTM has proven convinced that the court's decision Brussels will have enormous consequences since "You Are Not Alone" was a worldwide success. 2008 - THRILLER 25 - MICHAEL JACKSON'S 25th EDITION. ANNIVERSARY OF Selling album of all time-triggers at TOP OF THE CHARTS WORLDWIDE! JOIN THE # 1 OF CHART IN BELGIUM, COLOMBIA, FRANCE JOIN THE # 2 THE CHART IN AUSTRALIA, GERMANY, KOREA, NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, PHILIPPINES, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND # 3 ENTERS THE CHART IN DENMARK NEW ZEALAND, PORTUGAL & UK ENTERS THE TOP 5 IN AUSTRIA, CANADA, IRELAND, POLAND & ESPA�AINGRESA IN THE TOP 10 IN CZECH REPUBLIC, FINLAND HONG KONG, ITALY & JAPAN THRILLER 25 is the Best Selling Album # 2 IN THE UNITED STATES BEST-SELLING ALBUM THIS WEEK! - A new song by rapper Akon featuring Michael Jackson as a guest appeared on the Web. The song called 'Hold My Hand' is the product of the recent collaboration of both in the studio. - Michael Jackson celebrated a milestone: her 50th birthday. He said in an interview on ABC that "I predict we will do many extraordinary things ... In my true humble opinion, I think the best is to come. "" People see some of the things I do and say, why do not you show the world? People do not know you do these things. And maybe I will, "Jackson said. Jackson said he wants a normal life for children. "I let them enjoy their childhood as much as possible ... I let them go to video games and the cinema and do many things. I want to do things I never had the opportunity to do. " - Michael Jackson transferred the deed to his ranch "Neverland" in California to a company where it is one of the main shareholders. Deeds of Jackson's home and were in possession Sycamore Valley Ranch Company, headquartered in Delaware in the U.S. East Coast, controlled by a financial subsidiary of Colony Capital and Michael Jackson himself. No price has transcended the operation or the use that will from now on property located in the County of Santa Barbara, and its more than 1,000 hectares of land which the artist became a private amusement park
zoo included. - Michael Jackson and a son of the king of Bahrain signed an agreement outside of court, ending a legal dispute in which the prince is suing the singer because he said had not played a recording contract and owed her money. Neither was presented in the High Court in London to hear his lawyers confirmed the judge that Jackson and Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Khalifa had reached an understanding 2009-Michael Jackson dies from an excess of drugs. All fans gathered for a tribute and huo make a movie that was titled "THIS IS IT" that was in the cinema two weeks, the last time Hibana to their concerts. died, a parade of exes medicamentos.tenia heart by just 50 years, with life before it happened when I tragedy.
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