Origin of the Title King Of Pop


Newspaper articles from February, May and July 1984:


Michael Jackson’s hand written notes (and affirmations) to himself from 1987:

It shows his plan to become the biggest entertainer in the world, and that he truly appreciated both black and white people but was fed up with white people getting everything while ignoring black people.


Michael Jackson was proclaimed KING OF POP by Liz Taylor at Heritage Award in1989:

Elizabeth Taylor´s proclamation: “In my estimation, he’s the true king of pop, rock, and soul. Mr Michael Jackson.”



Michael Jackson: “And then fans in all the stadiums we play would brings banners and jackets [to every show]. “They cheered it outside my hotel [too], so it just became something that you know, happens all over the world.”