Because of his influence throughout his life on music, culture, dance, video and his legacy, Michael has always been The King Of Pop.
When he died on June 25th, 2009, the whole world came to a standstill from New York to Dakar people came together in shock to mourn his passing. Traffic was stopped, people gathered to grieve together and fans spoke of their devotion to Michael the artist and Michael the man. He will continue to influence music and culture through his legacy for many years to come and no one will ever take away his title of ‘King Of Pop’.
MTV News have named Michael ‘Man of The Year’ and in a tribute to him they have said he was “a man so big his death could stop the world”.