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Jackie (b. Sigmund Esco Jackson, 4 Might 1951, Gary, Indiana, USA), Tito (b. Toriano Adaryll Jackson, 15 Oct 1953, Gary, Indiana, USA), Marlon (b. Marlon David Jackson, 12 March 1957, Gary, Indiana, USA), Michael (b. Michael Joseph Jackson, 29 August 1958, Gary, Indiana, USA) and Randy Jackson (b. Steven Randall Jackson, 29 Oct 1962, Gary, Indiana, USA) transformed their collective name from the Jackson Five towards the Jacksons in March 1976, pursuing their departure from Motown Information. At exactly the same time, Randy Jackson changed his sibling Jermaine Jackson, managing percussion and support vocals. The group’s brand-new recording agreement with Epic provided them a far more profitable agreement than that they had liked with Motown, although initially they appeared to possess exchanged one creative strait-jacket for another. Their preliminary releases had been written, organized and made by Gamble And Huff, whose knowledge ensured how the Jacksons sounded professional, but somewhat private. ‘Enjoy Yourself’ and ‘Present You THE BEST WAY TO Go’ had been both major strikes in america charts, as well as the second option also topped the united kingdom sales list. The group’s second recording with Gamble And Huff, Goin’ Locations, heralded an absolute decline in recognition. Destiny noticed the Jacksons reassert control over composing and creation, and created a string of world-wide strike singles. ‘Blame It around the Boogie’ captured the mood from the burgeoning disco marketplace, as the group’s self-composed ‘Tremble THE BODY (RIGHT DOWN TO THE BOTTOM)’ signalled Michael Jackson’s developing creative maturity. The achievement of Michael’s 1st adult single venture, OFF THE BEATEN TRACK in 1979, turned his attention from the group. On Triumph, they simply repeated the glories of the previous album, even though commercial selling point of anything bearing Michael’s tone of voice helped singles such as for example ‘Can YOU ARE FEELING It?’, ‘Heartbreak Resort’ and ‘Lovely 1’ become successful on both edges from the Atlantic. The Jacksons’ 1981 US tour emphasized Michael’s dominance on the group, as well as the producing Live included a lot of his single strikes alongside the brothers’ joint repertoire. Between 1981 as well as the discharge of Victory in 1984, Michael released Thriller, which frequently minds the bestselling record ever list. Once the Jacksons’ very own effort premiered, it became obvious that he previously made just token contributions towards the record, and its own commercial fortune experienced accordingly. ‘Condition Of Surprise’, which matched Michael with Mick Jagger, was a US strike, but bought from smaller amounts than anticipated. Hysteria encircled the group’s ‘Victory Tour’ in the summertime of 1984; undesirable press comment greeted the distribution of seat tickets, as well as the Jacksons had been accused of prices themselves from the reach of the black enthusiasts. Although these were became a member of onstage by their sibling Jermaine for the very first time since 1975, mass media and public interest was focused tightly on Michael. Recognizing that these were becoming increasingly unimportant, the other people of the group begun to tone of voice their grievances within the press; because of this, Michael Jackson mentioned that he’d not be dealing with his brothers in the foreseeable future. The Jacksons battled to come quickly to terms along with his departure, and it had been five years before their following project was full. 2300 Jackson Road highlighted their problem: after the mass media noticed that Michael had not been involved, they successfully boycotted its discharge. Randy Jackson was sentenced to some one-month jail word in November 1990 for assaulting his wife. In 1992, ABC shown the five-hour mini-series The Jacksons: An American Fantasy.

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Full Name The Jackson 5
Died June 25, 2009, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Education Montclair College Preparatory School
Nationality American
Spouse Debbie Rowe, Lisa Marie Presley
Children Paris Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr.
Siblings Janet Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Rebbie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Randy Jackson, Joh'Vonnie Jackson, Brandon Jackson
Awards Grammy Hall of Fame, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group
Music Songs I Want You Back, Who's Lovin' You, I'll Be There, Blame It on the Boogie, The Love You Save, ABC, Never Can Say Goodbye, Dancing Machine, Enjoy Yourself, Shake Your Body, Can You Feel It, Mama's Pearl, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, Give Love on Christmas Day, Sugar Daddy, All I Do Is Think of You, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, Little Bitty Pretty One, I Found That Girl, I Am Love, Lovely One, Rockin' Robin, Forever Came Today, Don't Know Why I Love You, This Place Hotel, Hallelujah Day, Whatever You Got I Want, Corner of the Sky, I Wanna Be Where You Are, Show You the Way to Go, Maybe Tomorrow, Can You Remember
Albums Victory, Destiny, ABC, The Jacksons Live!, Triumph, Maybe Tomorrow, 2300 Jackson Street, Goin' Places, Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5, Third Album, Jackson 5 Christmas Album, Lookin' Through the Windows, Skywriter, G.I.T.: Get It Together, Goin' Back to Indiana, The Jacksons, Live at the Forum, Moving Violation, In Japan, Dancing Machine, Gold, Pre-History: The Lost Steeltown Recordings, 50 Best Songs – The Motown Years: Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, Greatest Hits, Jackson 5: The Ultimate Collection, Joyful Jukebox Music, Boogie, The Very Best of The Jacksons, Anthology, Soulsation!, I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters, Come and Get It: The Rare Pearls, 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Jackson 5, The Essential Jacksons, The Jacksons Story, J Is for Jackson 5, Jackson Five Live!, Children of the Light, The Jacksons: An American Dream, Soul Legends, Hiroshi Fujiwara & K.U.D.O. Presents: Michael Jackson / Jackson 5 Remixes, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5 / ABC
Nominations MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, American Music Award for Artist of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, Juno Award for International Album of the Year, MTV Video Music Award Best Breakthrough Video, American Music Award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, MTV Europe Music Award for Best R&B, NRJ Music Award for International Song of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Concept Video, Soul Train Music Award for Album of the Year, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song, Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Live Act, Soul Train Music Award for Best Song of the Year, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording, NME Award for Best Reissue, Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, Mnet Asian Music Award for Best International Artist, Brits Hits 30 Award, Juno Award for International Entertainer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Pop Rock Male Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Dance Scene, TV Land Television's Greatest Music Moment Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite All-Time Musical Performer
Movies The Wiz, Michael Jackson's This Is It, Moonwalker, Michael Jackson's Ghosts, Captain EO, Miss Cast Away, Michael Jackson: Live in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour, Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall, Making Michael Jackson's Thriller, Live at Wembley July 16, 1988, Bad 25, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory, HIStory on Film, Volume II, Michael Jackson: Number Ones, Michael Jackson Unmasked, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, Swing Vote, Michael Jackson: History Tour Live in Munich, Dome Project, Wiz on Down the Road, Captain EO Promo & Pre-show


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1 The new name for the Jackson 5 from 1975, when they moved from Motown to CBS Records, and replaced Jermaine with Randy Jackson.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Final Score 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall 2016 Documentary performer: "Destiny", "Enjoy Yourself", "Shake Your Body" - uncredited
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall 2013-2015 TV Series 3 episodes
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series producer - 1 episode
Video Games: The Movie 2014 Documentary performer: "Can You Feel It"
Spomenik Majklu Dzeksonu 2014 performer: "Show You the Way to Go"
The Block 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 2014 TV Movie documentary writer: "Destiny"
Celebrity Big Brother 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Britain's Got Talent 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
This Is 40 2012 performer: "Dance and Shout Shake Your Body Down to the Ground"
Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour 2012 TV Movie documentary performer: "Blame It on the Boogie", "Can You Feel It", "Shake Your Body Down To The Ground", "This Place Hotel"
Dancing with the Stars 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2011 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
First Cut 2010 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
This Is It 2009 Documentary performer: "This Is It"
The X Factor 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mosca y Smith en el Once 2004 TV Mini-Series performer: "Shake Your Body Down To The Ground"
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 21 episodes, 1977 - 2001 writer - 1 episode, 1979
The Jackson Family Honors 1994 TV Special documentary performer: "If You'd Only Believe"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Moonwalker 1988 performer: "Blame It On The Boogie", "Shake Your Body Down to the Ground", "Can You Feel It", "State of Shock"
Burglar 1987 performer: "Time Out for the Burglar" / producer: "Time Out for the Burglar"
Skatetown, U.S.A. 1979 performer: "Shake Your Body Down to the Ground"
Rock Concert 1979 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Aplauso TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1979 writer - 1 episode, 1979
The Midnight Special 1979 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Jacksons 1977 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jacksons 1976 TV Series choreographer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is It 2009 Documentary very special thanks: The Michael Jackson Company wish to thank the following

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Night of the Proms from Around the UK 2015 2015 TV Movie Themselves
American Idol 2015 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Night of the Proms 2013 TV Series Themselves - Group
Skavlan 2013 TV Series Themselves - Guest / Musical Guest
Christmas Snowtime Special 1979 TV Movie Themselves - Performers
Good Morning America 1979 TV Series Themselves
Disco in the Snow 1979 TV Movie Themselves - Performers
New American Bandstand 1965 1979 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 1977-1979 TV Series Themselves
Aplauso 1979 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Get It Together 1978 TV Series Themselves - Guests
Les rendez-vous du dimanche 1977 TV Series Themselves
The 19th Annual Grammy Awards 1977 TV Special Themselves
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 2014 TV Movie documentary Themselves
First Cut 2010 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops 1977-1981 TV Series Themselves

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1980 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording Awarded on September 3, 1980 at 1500 Vine Street


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