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Justin Timberlake on Michael Jackson

That spark can only be held by Michael. He hold the Guinness Book of World Records for the most charities supported by a pop star and his devotion to children with cancer and children in orphanages is itself the stuff of legends. He’s got the longest span of #1 hits in the U.S. He shares the record for most Grammys won in a single year. He holds the record for an album going to #1 in more countries than any musician in history. He holds the record for the most #1 singles from an album, and he co-wrote the biggest-selling single of all time ... “We Are the World”. About two weeks ago, Michael established a new record ... his lecture launching a new charitable initiative ... “Heal the Kids” ... at Oxford University was the largest and most-covered event in Oxford 900-year history. For the past 25 years, Michael Jackson has been the man in the mirror. He thrilled us with “Thriller”, the largest-selling album of all time, beat us at our own game with “Beat It”, he rocked us to our souls with “Rock With Me”. He’s bad, he’s dangerous and if he thinks we’re going to let him stop because we’ve had enough ... as they so often say in this city ... “fageddaboudit.” There ain’t no stopping, there ain’t no enough. He’s the King of Pop ... the one, the only, Michael Jackson.