Michael Jackson 1958-2009

Michael Jackson's Most Memorable Performances

From premiering the Moonwalk to jamming with Slash, the legendary must-see moments

1973: THE SONNY AND CHER COMEDY HOUR

Jackson's first No. 1 song as a solo artist was not only a hit record, but earned the young singer a Golden Globe nomination and an Oscar nomination for Best Song for "Ben," from the 1972 movie of the same name about a boy who befriends a rat.