I love Michael Jackson

Michael’s Guinness World Records:

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Guiness World Records: (London, England / 2006)

  • Youngest vocalist to top the US singles chart (aged 11, fronting The Jackson Five)
  • First vocalist to enter the US single chart at No.1 (‘You Are Not Alone’)
  • Most weeks at the top of the US album charts (non-soundtrack; 37 weeks for ‘Thriller’)
  • Most successful music video (‘Thriller’ sold over 1 million units)
  • First entertainer to earn more than $100 million in a year
  • Highest paid entertainer of all time ($125 million in 1989 Forbes list)
  • Most successful entertainer of all time

Guiness Book Of World Records: (2006)

  • Best-selling Album Of All Time: ‘Thriller’ with global sales of over 51 million copies to date
  • Longest Music Video: ‘Ghosts’ (USA, 1996), with 35 mins
  • Most Valuable Sculpture By A Living Artist: ‘Michael Jackson and Bubbles’, a porcelain sculpture created by the artist Jeff Koons in 1988 sold for $5,616,750 at Sotheby’s in New York on May 15, 2001. The piece measures 106.7 x 179.1 x 82.6 cm (42 x 70.5 x 32.5 in).
  • Most Grammy Awards Won In A Year By A Person: At the 26th Annual Grammy Awards in 1984 Michael Jackson won eight Grammy awards.
  • Most Valuable Oscar: David O Selznick’s 1940 Best Film Oscar for ‘Gone With The Wind’ (USA, 1939) was bought by Michael Jackson, for $1,542,000 on June 12, 1999, at Sotheby’s, New York.
  • Honorable Mention – Greatest Distance Moonwalked in One Hour: Adam Hall of San Francisco, California, was over the moon aftering moonwalking through the backstreets of Denver, Colorado, for a distance of 2.41 km (1.5 miles) in one hour on October 22, 2002. A “moonwalk support crew” shadowed 25-year-old Adam in an automobile, measuring his distance with an odometer.

March 14, 2006 in London:

Guinness Book Of World Records: (2000)

Listed in the 2000 edition of the Guiness Book Of World Records for breaking the world record for the most “Charities  Supported By a Pop Star”. It states that Michael Jackson has supported 39 charity organizations either with monetary donations through sponsorships of their projects or by participating in their silent auction.

  • Guinness Book Of World Records: (1993)
    Lifetime Achievement Award for most world records in the world of entertainment
  • Guinness Book of World Records: (1986)
    Largest Endorsement for Product Promotion ($15 million for Pepsi)
  • Guinness Book Of World Records: (1984)
    Best Selling Album Of All Time, “Thriller”

1984 for Thriller:

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5 responses

  1. Luis

    The Most Successful Entertainer of all Time… Guinness World Records

    November 26, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    • Doris Sousa

      And even though he is no longer with us ,we will always be there for Our Beautiful Michael,He Showed us how to be Grateful Human Beings,and how to open our eyes to all the tragerties going on on this planet.
      Love The Children

      January 22, 2011 at 6:49 pm

  2. love mj.He really deserve all of this award.he is really great .

    February 9, 2011 at 7:52 am

  3. mj is most great artist of all timd not only a music lagend but also the greatest human being that can ever be

    February 9, 2011 at 8:00 am

  4. Andrea

    Man I love mj!!! He deserved that award and much more we will always remember you r.i.p Michael Jackson

    January 12, 2012 at 12:58 pm

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