We are all still in shock from the tragic news of Michael Jackson's death yesterday at his LA home. The singing legend was only 50 years old, but the influence and mark that he has left on pop music has been so huge it will probably last forever. We have put together a look back at Michael's amazing career and life. His great talent will be sorely missed, but never lost.
Michael's Grammy Legend Award in 1993:
Michael Jackson: Remembering The King of Pop
Friday 10:30 AM, 26/06/2009
Michael was known for his voice, his amazing dance moves and of course his fashion. Especially his white glove
A star is born
The Jackson 5 is how Michael first became known
Michael performing live with his brothers Tito , Jackie , Marlon and Jermaine Jackson as the Jackson 5
Taken during The Thriller album phase
Michael caused a sensation with his famous Moonwalk dance
Best Friends. Michael and legendary Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor shared a very special bond.
Michael was together with Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley between 1993 and 1996 in what was a very controversial relationship
Michael refused to answer any questions about or acknowledge any of his cosmetic surgeries
During the Black or White Tour
The mugshot from Michael's 2003 arrest where he was charged with child molestation and went through a televised trial, but was freed of all charges.
The start of the comeback
Michael announced earlier this year that he was going to make his big comeback this summer with a series of concerts in London's O2 arena.
Since the comeback announcement there was lots of speculation about Michael's health after he was photographed masked and covered coming in and out of medical centres.