Born in 1958 in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson became the lead singer of his family’s popular Motown group, the Jackson 5. He went on to a solo career of astonishing success, delivering No. 1 hits from the albums Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad. The “King of Pop” was dogged by allegations of child molestation in his later years, and died just before launching a comeback tour in 2009.
#1. Michael Jackson is the most-awarded artist of all time (785+)
He won more awards than any other music alive or deceased. He’s received 35 Guinness World Records, 18 World Music Awards, 68 Billboard Awards, 13 Grammys, and 26 American Music Awards. Source: en.wikipedia.org