Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, entertainer and businessman. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he made his debut to the professional music scene at the age of 11 as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1969, and began a solo career in 1971. He was referred to as the "King of Pop" in subsequent years. His albums include Ben, Music and Me, Forever Michael, Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory, and Invincible. Popular songs include Rockin' Robin, Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough, Rock with You, The Girl is Mine, Billie Jean, Beat It, Thriller, We Are the World, I Just Can't Stop Loving You, Bad, The Way You Make Me Feel, Man in the Mirror, Smooth Criminal, Black or White.