How Did Michael Jackson Change The World

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“Music has been my outlet, my gift to all of the lovers in this world. Through it-my music, I know I will live forever” –Michael Jackson. All thought Michael Jacksons music career he has changed the way of music videos and helped build the popularity of pop music. One of the major impacts that Michel Jackson had on the world was inspiring so many of the popular musicians that we hear about and listen to today. “He was part of the reason why [I started singing].Whenever someone asks me who inspires me to do what I do, I always say Michael. That’s it for me. He’s everything to me. He’s really a part of the reason why. He’s going to be remembered in so many ways for me. I feel it’s important for me to continue to let my generation know how important he was to music ” Ciara. Michael Jackson was more than just an influence on music; he helped with the fight to bring down racial barriers. Also he was not only popular among the everyday person but he was recognized by other musicians and won various awards.…show more content…
John Landis (the director of the music video) was the one who suggested the idea of making the video a short film. The 13-minute film that resulted changed the music video for ever, becoming less a promo clip than a cultural phenomenon. The music video was not only a great accomplishment/success for Michael Jackson but, MTV greatly benefited from the music video. At this time MTV was transitioning their focus from rock to pop music and the Thriller music video helped make that change. In early 1983, Jackson performed the Moonwalk for the first time on the Motown 25 TV special in

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