What You Said: Why We Love Michael Jackson

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.

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.

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

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