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06.25.093:10 PM ET

Remembering Michael: A Video Tribute

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

Thriller

Long considered the greatest video of all time, it was a triumph in so many ways: its choreography, as an homage to horror films, and of course the song itself.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

The Moonwalk

It ranks up there with Elvis and The Beatles on Ed Sullivan: Michael Jackson, bringing the world the moonwalk.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

We Are the World

Jackson was at the height of his fame when he recorded this 1985 single to benefit USA for Africa.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

Never Can Say Goodbye

From The Flip Wilson Show, here’s a young Michael bringing the magic with the Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

Off the Wall

Here’s the title track from the 1979 album Off the Wall. The album sold over 20 million copies.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.

Black or White

Arguably his last great single, “Black or White,” was released in 1991 on Jackson’s Dangerous album. It would be Jackson’s personal life, more than his music, that would hold the attention of the public from then on.

Michael Jackson died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. He was one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, a songwriter, and performer whose career spanned three decades, a man whose personal life fascinated the world. Here are some highlights from his remarkable career.
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