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.
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.