Best Of Michael Jackson Video Songs
Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 09:20 PM [IST]
Michael Jackson, the undisputed king of pop, is one of the most iconic entertainers in the history of the music of the 20th century. He made into the heart of millions with his crazy dance moves and contributed substantially to the growth of Pop music and dance. As one of Jackson's quotes goes, `` I was a veteran before I was a teenager'', he became true to that in pop culture.

Thriller, released in 1984 by Epic Records is the seventh and last single from the album of the same name. Here Halloween anthem was presented through pop culture. It also won a Grammy award. It is the first music video conscripted into the National Film Registry Of the USA. John Landis directed this video where Jackson plays as a zombie and his zombie dance is a treat to watch.

2. Bad

Bad, the second single from the album of the same name released in 1987. Jackson wrote this song influenced by a real-life story wherein a young man who dreamt of escaping poverty by attending public school was killed when he came back home. It won an American Music Award and praised by critic one of the most iconic and greatest videos of all time.

Billie Jean (released in 1983) is the second single from the album Thriller written and composed by Jackson. It topped the Billboard Hot Black Singles for three weeks and received two Grammy awards and an American music award. The lyrics of the song describes Billie Jean accusing the narrator is the father of her newborn son, which he denies. This song cemented the Jackson position as the biggest Popstar in the world at that time.

4. Beat It

Beat it, another song from Album Thriller released in 1983. It is one of the best selling singles of all time with than 7 million copies sold worldwide. It is notable for Eddie Van Halen's guitar solo.

5. Scream

Scream is Jackson's duet with his younger sister Janet. The single is considered as a retaliatory song directed at the tabloid media that aired child sexual accusations against Michael Jackson in 1993. Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Michael Jackson, and Janet Jackson wrote, composed and produced this song.

Man in the Mirror is the fourth single from the album Bad & it released in 1988. It was certified as 3X Platinum by the RIAA. Jackson dedicated this song to Yoshiaki Ogiwara, a five-year-old boy from Japan who was kidnapped and murdered in September 1987. At that time, Jackson was touring Japan.

Smooth Criminal is the seventh single from the album Bad.  It released on November 14, 1988.  It features the story of a woman who has been attacked by a smooth criminal in her apartment.  It was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.

Leave Me Alone is the eighth single from the album Bad.  It released in February 1989.  It received Grammy in 1990. It came as the response to the negative rumors aired about Jackson in Tabloids. And Michael Jackson never performed this song on any of his tours.

Remember the Time is the second single from the album Dangerous.  It released on January 14, 1992.  It's about remembering having fallen in love with someone. This song was a top 10 hit in nine countries.

Black or White is the first single from the album Dangerous. It is released on November 11, 1991, by Epic Records.  It's about racial harmony & certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.

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