The Great Debate (India)
Michael Jackson fans worldwide paid tribute to the late King of Pop on Friday, the first anniversary of his death
Jackson died of cardiac arrest, age 50, on June 25 last year in Los Angeles.
One year later, Jackson has seen a resurgence in his popularity. Hollywood trade paper Billboard estimated revenues to Jackson’s estate in the past year have hit $1 billion.
Despite the bizarre events that plagued his adult life, Jackson’s musical brilliance has led many, including fans and stars in the music industry, to crown him as the world’s greatest entertainer.
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The music world, the Jackson family and thousands of fans bade farewell to Michael Jackson at a public memorial on Tuesday.
“The more I think about Michael, and talk about Michael, the more I think that ‘King of Pop’ is not good enough,” said Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, who signed The Jackson 5 in 1968.