Michael Jackson (center) photographed with the Jackson 5 in the late 1960's.
Michael Jackson and his brothers photographed with their father Joe.
Michael Jackson photographed in the early 1970's.
Jackson during concert rehearsals at Modern Musical Services in Hollywood circa 1971.
Jackson at a photo shoot in Los Angeles on June 12, 1971, when the future King of Pop was only 12 years old.
Photo of Jackson Five.
Michael Jackson photographed with pet mice in the early 1970's.
Michael and Jermaine Jackson prepare for a photo shoot in Los Angeles on June 12, 1971.
Michael Jackson photographed inside the recording studio.
Michael and Marlon Jackson relaxing backstage at the Forum in Inglewood, California, on August 26, 1972.
A Jackson close-up from a 1972 photo shoot at the famiy's Hollywood Hills home.
A photo of Jackson with Janet at a 1972 shoot at the Jackson's Hollywood Hills residence.
An outtake from a photo shoot circa 1972 at the Jackson's Hollywood Hills home.
The Jackson 5 perform on Soul Train in 1973.
A shot from the Jackson 5's August 26, 1973 concert at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
Michael, Tito and Jackie Jackson see the sights in Tokyo on May 7, 1973.
Jackson during a June 6, 1974 concert at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
Michael and Randy Jackson chat on the set of the Rock n' Roll Sports Classic, a slightly different version of ABC's Battle of the Network Stars. The show was taped in Los Angels and aired on May 3, 1978.
Jackson dries off on the set of the Rock n' Roll Sports Classic in 1978.
Jackson receives an award for his four Top 10 singles from Off the Wall from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on September 3, 1980, as Jackie looks on.
Michael Jackson and Brooke Shields attend the 53rd Annual Academy Awards on March 31, 1981 in Los Angeles.
Jackson and his brothers perform during the 1984 Victory Tour.
Jackson and Quincy Jones at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards on February 28, 1984 in Los Angeles, where Jackson picked up eight trophies.
Jackson greets cheering fans as he arrives at London's Madame Tussards Waxwork Museum to unveil his wax figure in 1985.
Quincy Jones, Dionne Warwick, Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Lionel Richie backstage at the Grammys in Los Angeles on February 25, 1986. Jackson and Richie won Song of the Year for "We Are the World."
Jackson poses with his pet boa constrictor on September 15, 1987.
Jackson performs in Japan, 1987.
Jackson with 10-year-old fan Jimmy Suchcraft on his tour plane on July 10, 1988.
Jackson performs during his Bad tour at London's Wembley Stadium on July 15, 1988. He achieved a Guinness World Record during the run, with 504,000 people attending seven sold-out shows at Wembley.
Jackson with Macaulay Culkin at Disneyland in June 1991.
Jackson kisses his sister, Janet, afer she presented him with Grammy's Legend Award on February 24, 1993.
Jackson performs during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXVII at Pasadena, California's Rose Bowl on January 31, 1993.
Elizabeth Taylor and Jackson hold one of the two trophies he won on January 25, 1993 at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Jackson holds an unidentified child in a limo on May 13, 1993 after attending the World Music Awards in Monaco the night before.
jackson takes a stroll with his then-wife Lisa Marie Presley on April 18, 1995 at his Neverland Ranch in Los Angeles.
Jackson performs during his "HIStory" world tour at New Zealand's Ericsson Stadium on November 10, 1996.
Jackson backstage during a 1997 "HiStory" tour stop in New York.
Jackson performs with 'NSYNC during his "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years" concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on September 7, 2001.
Usher joins Jackson at one of his two September, 2001 30th anniversary celebrations in New York.
Jackson revisits some of his most famous moments during the "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years" concert New York's Madison Square Garden on September 7, 2001.
Jackson performs with Britney Spears at Madison Square Garden on September 7, 2001. It was the first of two New York gigs he played as part of his "30th Anniversary Celebration, the Solo Years."
Jackson performs with his brothers at his 30th anniversary celebration on September 10, 2001 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Britney Spears reacts as Michael Jackson walks onstage to celebrate his birthday at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 29, 2002 in New York. Jackson mistakenly thought he was receiving an "Artist of the Millennium Award" based on something Spears said in her introduction.
Jackson arrives at Santa Maria Superior Court on November 13, 2002 to stand trial for breach of contract and fraud for allegedly backing out of two New Year's Eve shows in 1999.
Jackson waves to fans from his limo in the Harlem neighborhood of New York on July 6, 2002.
Jackson's mug shot: the singer was booked on multiple counts of child molestation on November 20, 2003 in Santa Barbara, California.
Jackson undergoes a security check as he enters the courthouse in Santa Maria, California for his arraignment on child-molestation charges on January 16, 2004. Jackson pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Jackson with sisters LaToya and Janet exit the Santa Maria courthouse on August 16, 2004 in Santa Maria, California.
Jackson and his father Joe wave to fans as they exit court, where the singer was facing child molestation charges on June 13, 2005 in Santa Maria, California.
Jackson greets fans as he arrives at the 2006 World Music Awards at Earls Court on November 15, 2006 in London.
Jackson visits a U.S. Army base on March 10, 2007 in Zama, Japan.
Michael Jackson sighting on October 23, 2008 in West Hollywood, California.
Michael Jackson attends a press conference to announce plans for a summer residency of concerts at the O2 Arena, Grenwich on March 5, 2009 in London, England.
Michael Jackson announces plans for Summer residency at the O2 Arena at a press conference held at the O2 Arena on March 5, 2009 in London, England.
Michael Jackson is escorted from the Drury Lane theatre after attending a performance of Oliver on March 6, 2009 in London, England
Michael Jackson sighting on April 9, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
Michael Jackson sighting at antique store on April 22, 2009 in Hollywood, California.
Michael Jackson exits Tom's Toys on May 15, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.