the best music of all time! Michael Jackson was an interpreter of pop music in a broad sense that includes the sub rhythm & blues, disco and dance. He stated that he was influenced by contemporary artists such as Little Richard, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Sammy Davis, Jr. and the Bee Gees. He also expressed great admiration felt by English music hall performers as Benny Hill and Charles Chaplin. Follow him on the best music of all time!