Good Bye Michael Jackson
We Will Always Remember You!

After Michael Jackson died, let's take a look back at the King of Pop through the years.

little Michael Jackson
(photo by Anwar Hussein/ - January 1, 1974)

In remembrance of Michael Jackson, take a trip down memory lane with these pics from the King of Pop's past. Young Michael burst on the scene at age of 11 as a member of the Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson and Jackson Five
(photo by Gregg Cobarr/ - August 17, 1978)

Michael (far left) and his brothers rocked some serious fros in the '70s as they dominated the Billboard charts with hit singles such as "ABC" and "I'll Be There."

Michael Jackson died
(photo by Tom Keller/ - September 1977)

By the time he was in his late teens, Michael was an international heartthrob and about to embark on one of the most successful solo music careers in history.

Michael Jackson and Brook Shields
(photo by Ron Galella/ - March 31, 1981)

The early '80s brought MJ more fame and success, along with tamer hair and famous friends. Brooke Shields accompanied Michael to the 53rd Academy Awards in 1981.

Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones
(photo by - 1982)

Michael's confidant and mentor, Quincy Jones, also produced his multi-platinum albums 1982's Thriller and 1987's Bad.

Michael Jackson and Cher
(photo by Barry King/ - March 20, 1983)

Following the release of "Thriller," everyone wanted a red leather jacket like Michael's ... probably even Cher.

Michael Jackson and Diana Ross
(photo by - January 17, 198)

Michael and Diana Ross, former "Wiz" costars and Motown label mates, rubbed shoulders backstage at the American Music Awards.

michael jackson death
(photo by Ron Galella/ - February 28, 1984)

In addition to Macaulay Culkin and Corey Feldman, Jackson was pals with pint-sized "Webster" star, Emmanuel Lewis.

michael jackson death
(photo by Barry King/ - January 30, 1989)

By the late '80s, Michael had undergone a drastic physical transformation and introduced one of his trademark accessories - the colored armband. For a decade of chart-toppers, Michael was given the Special Award of Achievement at the American Music Awards.

michael jackson and madonna
(photo by Ron Galella/ - March 25, 1991)

Michael and his fellow icon Madonna stole the spotlight at the 63rd Annual Academy Awards.

michael jackson and Janet Jackson
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - February 24, 1993)

Michael's little sister, Janet, followed in her big bro's footsteps and became a superstar in her own right.

michael jackson and Lisa Marie Presley
(photo by Jeff Kravitz/ – 1994)

Michael and his wife at the time, Lisa Marie Presley, made headlines when they put on a public display of affection at the MTV Video Music Awards.

michael jackson news
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - September 7, 1995)

At the 1995 MTV VMAs, Michael was joined by Slash for a medley of "Billie Jean," "Beat It," "Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough," and "Black or White."

michael jackson news
(photo by Kevin Kane/ - September 6, 2001)

There's no doubt about it. Michael has influenced nearly every pop act that has emerged in the past 30 years, including 'N SYNC.

michael jackson and britney spears
(photo by Kevin Kane/ - September 7, 2001)

Not only was Michael an immensely talented singer, he was also one of the greatest dancers to hit the stage. We're sure Britney Spears picked up some of her moves by watching his classic videos.

michael jackson 2009
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - September 10, 2001)

Michael proved he still had "it" at his 30th Anniversary Celebration in 2001 alongside longtime fan Chris Tucker.

michael jackson and usher
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - September 10, 2001)

One of the many performers to honor Michael at his 30th Anniversary was Usher, who many consider to be Jackson's modern-day equivalent.

michael jackson and elizabeth taylor
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - September 7, 2001)

Michael and his dear friend, Elizabeth Taylor, often accompanied one another to numerous charity events and star-studded soirees.

michael jackson 2009
(photo by Kevin Mazur/ - November 7, 2001)

Michael got the Times Square crowd riled up when he released his final solo album Invincible, which included the Top 10 hit "You Rock My World."

michael jackson godfather
(photo by Michael Caulfiend/ - June 24, 2003)

The King of Pop and the Godfather of Soul revolutionized not only RnB but the entire music industry.

michael jackson neverland
(photo by Frazer Harrison/ - November 18, 2003)

In its heyday, Jackson's 2,800 acre Neverland Valley Ranch featured a zoo, an arcade, and an amusement park with bumper cars, a Ferris wheel, a merry-go-round, and a roller coaster.

michael jackson, LaToya and Janet
(photo by Ed Souza-Pool/ - August 16, 2004)

Michael's sisters, LaToya and Janet, supported him through thick and thin.

michael jackson and his mother
(photo by Vince Bucci/ - April 11, 2005)

As did Michael's mom, Katherine, who was undoubtedly his biggest fan.

michael jackson 2009
(photo by Connie Aramaki// - April 29, 2005)

Despite a rocky relationship, Michael and his father, Joe Jackson, remained relatively close.

michael jackson 2009
(photo by Jo Hale/ - November 15, 2006)

In addition to his 13 Grammy wins, Jackson received 15 World Music Awards, more than any other male artist.

michael jackson 2009
(photo by Clint Brewer/Splash News - May 21, 2009)

Michael was planning to return to the stage this summer with a series of concerts at London's O2 Arena.

Good bye Michael Jackson The King of Pop..
We'll miss you... Rest in peace.

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