Today marks what would have been Michael Jackson’s 54th birthday. As a musical visionary, Jackson’s music transcended genres, while his choreography and music videos solidified his superstar status. However, the King of Pop’s irresistible influence spans far beyond the music charts.
Over the years, the world watched as Jackson’s style evolve from brightly colored boy-band chic to signature sequence ensembles. In honor of MJ, here are five of his most memorable looks from his illustrious career. Also, follow the links to his greatest music videos and feel free to leave your favorite MJ jam, outfit, or memory in the comments below!