Michael Joseph Jackson was one of the most popular celebrities the world has ever seen. He was an American musician, dancer and entertainer, who had produced several blockbuster albums during his time. His fans referred to him as ‘King of Pop’. His song writing talents have mostly been overlooked by the critics, though the musical genius penned down some very beautiful songs, many of which went on to become smash hits and topped the music charts for long. In this article, we bring your some of the top Michael Jackson’s hits to be included in your play list.
Top Michael Jackson Songs
Black Or White
‘Black or White’ is a hit single taken from Michael Jackson’s album ‘Dangerous’, which was released in 1991. This single, written, composed and arranged by Jackson himself, is considered to be the biggest selling rock song of the 1990’s. The theme of the song is racial unity. It remained at the peak position on music charts in over 20 countries.
Say Say Say
‘Say Say Say’ is a famous song by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. The lyrics were penned by the duo, and the song was produced by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson. This was the second duo sung by the sizzling pair of Paul McCartney & Jackson, the first being "The Girl Is Mine" from Jackson's Thriller (1982).
Rock With You
‘Rock with you’ was released on November 3, 1979. It was the second single from Jackson’s fifth solo LP ‘Off the Wall’. The song was written by Rod Temperton, a songwriter and member of the Heatwave group. It gained extreme popularity and went on to become one of Jackson’s most loved songs.
‘Beat It’ is a song from the smash hit album of Michael Jackson, ‘Thriller’. It was written by Jackson himself, who also performed on the song. ‘Beat It’ was co-produced by Quincy Jones for the singer's sixth solo album. The song was released on 14, 1983, as the album's third single. A short film, featuring Jackson, was made to promote the song.
Man In The Mirror
‘Man in the Mirror’ was released as a single in early 1988, from the seventh solo album of Michael Jackson, titled ‘Bad’. This song is one of the most critically acclaimed songs sung by the great singer. It was nominated for Record of the Year at the Grammy Award. A must for all the Jackson fans!
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
‘Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough’ is the lead single from Jackson’s album, ‘Off the Wall’. The song was written by Jackson and it was the first solo recording over which he had creative control. It also became Jackson’s first single to top the U.S. charts in seven years, and his first number one on the soul singles chart.
The Way You Make Me Feel
‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ is one of the most celebrated songs of Michael Jackson, written by the artist himself. It was recorded for his seventh Album ‘Bad’. The song was produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones, and it became a number-one hit from the album on U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Off The Wall
Jackson’s blockbuster album ‘Off the Wall’ has an amazing fusion of disco, funk, and pop, which was loved by fans across the globe. The singer is beautifully supported by a chorus and a tight groove in the verse. The tunes are soulful and the lyrics very catchy and the entire album is a treat!