According to Guinness World Records, Michael Jackson is the most successful entertainer in history. Dubbed “The King of Pop,” his 1982 solo album, Thriller, is the best-selling album of all time, thanks to songs like “Billie Jean” and “Beat It,” which have driven it to sales of over 110 million copies to date.
Jackson died on June 25, 2009, in the Holmby Hills mansion he was renting. An autopsy determined that he had died from a combination of drugs including the anxiety medication lorazepam and the anesthetic propofol. Diazepam, ephedrine, lidocaine and midazolam were also found in his system.