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Michael Jackson Tribute: 1958-2009

The King of Pop's Death Shocks All

The late Michael Jackson left behind a legacy, a mourning fanbase, several incredible record-breaking singles and albums, and a few overloaded websites. News of Jackson's death at 50 from cardiac arrest sent forth a spike in internet usage of communication sites such as Twitter and AOL and news sites including TMZ and CNN.

The overflow is just the most recent testimony to the popularity of Michael Jackson, a two-time inductee into the Rock-and Roll hall of fame and holder of several Guinness World Records including most Grammy awards and Number One Singles for a male pop artist in the Hot 100 era. Jackson began singing in 1964 with his family group The Jackson Five and quickly became the most well-liked member, leading to his solo debut in 1972 and his following successful career. The legend of the King of Pop, promises his devoted fans, will never die.

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