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Topic: Michael Jackson
General Purpose: To inform
Organization Pattern: Topical

Attention Getter: ask a question about how many people in the class have listen to a Michael Jackson song. Importance of the Topic: Michael Jackson’s music has influenced many people in the world and his charities helped many lives. Preview of Thesis and Main Points: Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and probably the most influential artists of all-time, left an imprint on popular music and culture. Today I would like to talk to you about the life, music, influence, and charities of Michael Jackson.

I.Michael Jackson’s early career.
A.The Jackson Five
1.Michael Jackson started his musical career at the age of 11 in a group that involved his 4 brothers called the Jackson 5. 2.The Jackson 5 were one of the biggest phenomenon in pop music during the early '70s, and the last great group to come out of the Motown before Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder shifted the label's focus to be more of a solo thing. (Web Support) ( B.The Jackson5 had a lot of hits which includes ‘I Want You Back' (US #1)’, ‘ABC (US #1)', ‘The Love You Save (US #1)’, ‘I'll Be There(US #1)’, ‘Never Can Say Goodbye(US #2 )’

II.Michael Jackson’s musical success and influence in the world. A.Solo career.
1.Five of Jackson's solo albums - "Off the Wall," "Thriller," "Bad," "Dangerous" and "History," all with Epic Records - are among the top-sellers of all time and “Thriller” holds the record as the largest selling album worldwide in the history of the recording industry with more than 70 million units sold. Additionally, singles released from the Thriller album sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, another all-time record. 2.During his very successful career, he sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock...
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