Michael Jackson has died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, aged just 50.
Opinion will vary about Michael Jackson the celebrity, but there is no disputing the talent and genius of Michael Jackson the singer and artist.
Songs that made history. Huge Jackson hits, including Beat It, Dirty Diana, Thriller & Billie Jean.
Celebrities have been sharing their disbelief and devastation with the world on their views on the death on an idol, legend and the king of pop.
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Sir Paul McCartney remembered "the massively talented boy man with a gentle soul" as he paid tribute to his occasional musical partner Michael Jackson.
An emotional Jermaine Jackson addresses the media after his brother Michael's death from a suspected cardiac arrest.
While Jackson will always be remembered for his musical genius, we want to celebrate the sartorial splendour of a music icon whose unique sense of fashion made his look as distinctive as his musical talent.
The entertainer has given his reaction to the death of his friend and best man.
Hundreds of people have converged on the UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles after news broke of Jackson's death.
Ashton Kutcher and wife Demi Moore have paid heartfelt tributes to Michael Jackson on their Twitter pages.