“MJ treated everyone kind, and just loved people. He would hug and kiss the babies, sign autographs, or just stood there and waved just so you could take a picture. That is what made his celebrity fresh.”—Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child

May be an image of 5 people and people standing

MJ fan and artist Christine (IG: @christinec___) did a remarkable job drawing a young Michael. Look at that detail! Keep up the great work Christine.

May be art of 1 person, hair and outerwear

Protect yourself and others around you by getting your very own Michael Jackson Face Mask. With different styles honoring the King of Pop’s legacy, you can stay safe this winter. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a charity that helps fight COVID-19. #MJHumanitarian


It looks like you may be having problems playing this video. If so, please try restarting your browser.

“This is wonderful. I’m really happy. Three makes me really happy.” - Michael Jackson after winning his third award of the night at the American Music Awards in January 1980. MJ was awarded Best Soul/R&B Album for OFF THE WALL, Best Soul/R&B Single for “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough,” and Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist.

“‘Bad’ illustrates Jackson’s changing identity, his transformation into a pop-cultural symbol.” - Pitchfork

Michael Jackson’s image has evolved through the decades. On “Bad” he showed a side of him the world had never seen before. Get “Bad” with Michael: https://MichaelJackson.lnk.to/badalbum

May be an image of 1 person, hair and outerwear

“You don’t write the song, the song writes itself.” - Michael Jackson

May be a black-and-white image of 1 person, hair and outerwear

This month in 1993, Michael put on an epic Super Bowl halftime show. Watch the performance that left the world in awe:

In describing working with Michael, John Singleton who directed the short film for “Remember The Time”, stated “[Michael] was a very visual guy. They weren't videos to him. They were short films – visualizing the funkiness of what he was trying to accomplish in the music. He was always trying to set the bar higher.”

Michael changed the game of music videos - what is your favorite short film he’s done? Can’t decide, start with “Remember The Time”:

In January of 2002, Michael Jackson won his 22nd American Music Award by being honored as Artist of the Century. What are your favorite Michael songs? Let us know in the comments.

May be an image of 1 person, hair and outerwear

Bundle up this winter! Stay warm wearing the HISTORY 25 black hoodie! Represent the King of Pop and get yours today: https://bit.ly/3hGIVIN

May be an image of outerwear and text that says 'HISTORY P 25'

Michael fan Andreea Artss from Romania drew an amazing portrait of MJ. Great work Andreea!

May be a black-and-white image of 1 person, hair and outerwear

In January 1997, Michael Jackson performed back to back sold-out concerts at Aloha Stadium. It was Jackson’s only U.S. stop on his HIStory Tour. A fan stated “To me, I feel like Michael Jackson’s show is the greatest show on Earth.” Watch this local Hawaii news clip about the sold-out shows:

During this month in 1983, “Billie Jean” was released as a single and got everybody hooked. This iconic song went on to win two GRAMMYS, a Juno, and an American Music Award. Watch the short film + dance and sing along with Michael:

Adolfo “Shabba-Doo” Quiñones was a genius and innovator who put his body and soul into his dance and choreography. Michael worked with him over the course of many years including on the BAD short film and loved and admired him greatly. Although he had recently been ill, it appeared he was recovering when one of the famed Lockers crew shared the sad news of Adolfo’s passing. Condolences go out to his family and friends.

May be an image of 2 people, hair and people standing

Happy New Year’s Eve, everybody! Who is listening to Michael tonight to celebrate? Turn this up: https://MichaelJackson.lnk.to/ThisIsMichaelJackson

May be an image of 1 person, hair, outerwear and text that says 'Courtesy Getty Image'

On this day in 2009, the Library of Congress inducted “Thriller” into the US National Film Registry. This short film is the only music video to receive this prestigious recognition.

“[Interacting with fans is] a wonderful feeling, especially when you see them smiling and I love the fans. I think it’s very sweet. I felt thankful is how I feel. I really do, I don’t take any of it for granted.” - Michael Jackson

May be an image of 6 people, people on stage, people standing and text that says 'USSAUD 1761 761-1850 1850 Courtesy: Getty Images'

This week in 1981, Michael Jackson called Paul McCartney and suggested they write and record together. That session brought us a song called “The Girl Is Mine.” What is your favorite lyric from this classic tune?

May be an image of 2 people, hair, people standing, outerwear and text that says 'Michael Jackson/Paul Paul McCartney "The Girl Is Mine" Taken from the Epic Lp "Thriller" (EPC 85930)'