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What You Said: Why We Love Michael Jackson

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Why We Love Michael Jackson

Michael, We Love You

On the one year anniversary of the King of Pop's untimely death, we asked our Facebook friends why they love Michael Jackson. Here's what you said.

Peace Keeper

"He wanted peace and love for the entire world. He gave so much to the world. Michael Jackson will always remain a shining light." --Carol

Lifelong Commitment

"He grew up as an entertainer and set the standards many artists aspire too. To see him live as the lead of the Jackson 5 and as the solo King of Pop was electrifying." --Monique

Worldwide Admiration

"I love that everybody can relate to his music -- White, Black, etc. Everybody loves the King of Pop!" --Tamura

Heartthrob

"I love the fact that he was my first crush. I can remember being around four years old and almost crying when I would see him on TV. I would try to cut his images out of magazines. He gave me "Butterflies." --Lisa

Staying Power

"He is the only entertainer that I know who made a comeback from the grave. My 9-year-old is now an MJ fan and I love it!" --Valente

Passion

I loved his passion and dedication to the art of music. Michael was a master of the music industry and his body was an instrument that was in sync with every beat." --Jakki

His Fancy Footwork

"I love that even though he was 50 years old, he could still out-dance a 25-year-old." --Carla

Voice of an Angel

"His voice made you stop, take notice and say, 'Yeah. That's Michael Jackson!' It made you dance, sing, cry and it left you with a good feeling inside." --Dee

Fan Appreciation

"I loved Michael because he genuinely loved and appreciated his fans. He always wanted to please his fans and did so." --Dee

Unique Spirit

Michael lived his life the way he wanted to. He didn't set out to set trends. He just did Mike. I also love that he was from Gary, Indiana, my hometown." --Tracy

The Voice

"His voice made you stop, take notice and say, 'Yeah. That's Michael Jackson!' It made you dance, sing, cry and it left you with a good feeling inside." --Dee

Humilty

"I loved the way he was so humble, even with all of his fame and fortune."

A Father's Love

His Moonwalk

"He danced as if he was gliding on ice." --Dewanda

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