03:43 PM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 06/25/2014 08:30AM
It's been five years since the King of Pop passed away, and like the medieval regents of old, the years after his death have seen his kingdom divided up between a number of warring claimants.
But the former king's influence is still felt all across the pop-music landscape. Below, read just 13 ways Michael Jackson's legacy is still with fans today.
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