Michael Jackson vs Prince
A decade back the two names, Michael Jackson and Prince Rogers Nelson were the only names in the music industry. There existence was important for the entertainment and media. Whatever happened in their personal lives, they were sort of rivals for each other in the professional life. Both were the apple of every ones eyes in the period of 80’s. Both have their own fan ratio and as far the music is concerned, the songs of both the singers were of different nature and based on different themes and performances.
Talking about the life of Michael Jackson, he was not only a profound singer, but a brilliant song writer, fashion symbol, dancer and an actor. His career started at the beginning of the 70’s. He does not have an influential background, but on his own personal skills he became the master of Pop music. His dance and live performances and outstanding pop music made him reach the top of the world for almost two decades of 70’s and 80’s. Albums after albums he faced multiple increase in his fan following. Apart from the various awards that he received, he also got his name in the Guinness world record. He also had taken treatments for changing his skin tone. The number of depressing accusations and incidents happened in his private life; he faced continuous bad health and drug addiction. All the circumstances lead him to his death in the year 2009. Even after his death the fan following gained heights and his albums were sold like a piece of cake. He also wrote his own biography.
Prince Rogers Nelson
Talking about Prince, notably he was a very hard working person. He also was not from a very strong background but relying on his own skills he reached the top of the space where it was not easy to get such a fan following. He was a very determined musician; it was famous for this guy that when his album was published, there definitely was a master piece in each. He was not only a singer, but a song writer, guitarist, director and maker of various kinds of songs that includes, pop, rock, jazz, disco and others. He was an internationally renowned reward gaining musician. Since a very early age he had been working hard to compose his songs. In the times of 80’s he was among the top most singers offering the best funky songs of the decade. He gained continuous fan following with every new relies.
Difference between Michael Jackson and Prince
The differences between the two singers exist depending on their music and performances accordingly. They were competitors for one another in their peak times, but they had their fan following separately. As far as the fan following is concerned, we can say that it is a general observation that Michael Jackson had many more fans as compared to the Prince. Similar is the case with the dancing performances, Michael Jackson was a better dancer and actor as compared to the Prince. It was observed that there was a clash between the two singers. Not openly, but they disliked each other. It was also noticed that although most of the Michael’s songs were not up to his regular form but his extraordinary performance skills made people his ultimate lovers, and on the other hand Prince always gave at least one outstanding track in his album. Lastly Prince was solely responsible for the songs given by him and that was not the case with Michael Jackson. And in the last decade, Michael appeared in the news mostly because of his personal matters and on the other hand, Prince had not been criticized for such drastic news.