10 Topmost Michael Jackson songs

michael jackson topmost 10 songs
michael jackson topmost 10 songs

Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1984. Michael Jackson’s first solo album with Motown Records was “Got to Be There” which was released in 1971. It reached number one on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart and number three on its Hot 200 list. This album included a cover version of Bobby Day’s “Rockin’ Robin”.

Michael Jackson is one of the most influential artists in the world. His songs still hold a special place in many people’s hearts. If uou are committed MJ fan or not, it’s hard to rank his songs because every single one of them is a gem.

10. “Smooth Criminal”

Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” is a great example of how the production value and technique of a song can make up for its lack in lyrical content. The lyrics to the song are written in an over-the-top, corny way, but it somehow still manages to be catchy and enjoyable. The beat and sound effects that play during the chorus will stick in your head for weeks after one listen, and it would still be effective without the lyrics.


09. “Black or white”

This one is a leap in time, from Off The Wall to Thriller to the Dangerous album. Michael Jackson’s , “Black Or White,” is one of the greatest Michael Jackson singles. This song was a mix of all styles by Michael Jackson. That’s basically what the song was all about. It crosses all genres, races, and stereotypes. This was a great song.


08. “Ben”, from the film ‘The Wiz’

“Ben” is a song from the film “The Wiz” that is sung by the Scarecrow and Dorothy. In the song, Dorothy realizes how she can get back to Kansas with help of Scarecrow. He tells her that he will take her to meet the Wizard because he knows where he lives. They sing of their adventures together and how they become friends.


07. “The Girl Is Mine” (with Paul McCartney)

“The Girl Is Mine” is a song ostensibly about two men fighting over a girl. The Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney collaboration was recorded at Westlake Audio in West Hollywood, California and released on October 14, 1982 as the fourth single from their album “Wings for the Future”. The song went to number one on two charts: Pop Songs and the US Hot 100. It was performed at Michael Jackson’s memorial service in 2009.


06. “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough”

“Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” is a song by Michael Jackson. Written and composed by himself with lyrics by Glen Ballard, it was released as a single on July 20, 1979 and released on the album “Off The Wall” in December 1979. .It was Jackson’s first big hit on the pop charts, peaking at number one on the “Billboard” Hot 100. It also reached number one in Canada. It spent 11 weeks at number one and is the sixth best-selling single of all time with sales of over 7 million copies worldwide. It was produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson, along with co-writers Glen Ballard and Rod Temperton. Michael Jackson originally wanted to call it “Let’s Dance”, but Jones persuaded him to change the title.


05. “Rock With You”

“Rock With You” is a song written by Rod Temperton and recorded by Michael Jackson. It was released worldwide on August 16, 1979 as the second single from Jackson’s fifth solo album, Off the Wall. Rock with You is one of 20-30 songs that he wrote MJ. The song reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978, and also topped charts in Canada and New Zealand, becoming Jackson’s fifth consecutive number one hit on the pop singles chart in Canada. Rock with You peaked at number-two on the UK Singles Chart.


04. “I Want You Back”

“I Want You Back” is a song released in 1970 by The Jackson 5. It was written by Michael Jackson, who also recorded the vocals. This song shows how the vocal group can change their sound to fit the changing music scene. .I Want You Back is the debut song of The Jackson 5 and the first single released. On July 23, 1970, this upbeat R&B rock song was released on the Motown label. The song helped propel them to fame, especially as it topped the charts in America and several other countries.


03. “Billie Jean”

Michael Jackson is a legend. His “Billie Jean” song is one of the best-selling singles of all time. The song was written by MJ and his childhood friend, Tommy Mattola in 1979 during a songwriting session at Motown Records in Hollywood. This was not MJ’s first time experimenting with the track though – he originally recorded it as an instrumental for his album, Off The Wall .After Off The Wall’s release in 1979, disco music was gaining popularity, so the song was re-recorded with heavy percussion by producer Quincy Jones and released as a single. “Billie Jean” topped the record charts and became one of Michael Jackson’s signature songs – the first number one hit on his solo career.


02. “Thriller”

Thriller is a 1982 album by Michael Jackson. This album was the best-selling album of all time before being overtaken by Santana’s Supernatural. .”Thriller” is considered one of the best-selling albums both in records sold and by most complete set of 12-inch extended-play (EP) records released. It has been certified for 15× Platinum, denoting sales of more than 15 million in the United States.


01. “Beat It”

This song written and performed by Michael Jackson from his 1982 album Thriller.
The song was released by Epic Records on September 15, 1982, as the seventh and final single from the album. . The song contains elements of funk, hard rock, pop music and Latin music. Jackson had originally intended to release “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'” as the record’s final single but Epic Records pressured Jackson into releasing “Beat It.”