Music, however, is just one of many unbelievable things about Michael.
MICHAEL THE RECORD HOLDER. His musical influence has been remarkable, breaking record sales eversince the days of his Thriller album.
1. Michael holds the record for most Grammy wins in a single year with eight. He shares this record with Carlos Santana.
2. Michael outbid Coca-Cola, EMI, and CBS in purchasing British music publishing company ATV Music, which owns all the songs of The Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono tried to purchase their catalogue back, but such efforts ended up disappointed.
3. Michael has been allegedly involved in more than 1,500 court cases since the 1980s. The average number of cases for a male person: 2.
4. Michael’s Promethean coffin was chosen for his own funeral after the King of Pop saw the same coffin design used for singer James Brown’s funeral in 2006 and liked it. It costs a whopping $25,000.
5. At the time of his death, several news and social networking websites crashed and slowed down significantly, including Twitter and Facebook.