He may be dead, but he will always be alive in my heart and my soul
"From the beginning of my career, he was my idol in show business. ... I had his poster on my wall." Celine Dion.
"He broke barriers, he changed radio formats. With music, he made it possible for people like Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama to impact the mainstream world. His legacy is unparalleled." Usher.
"When we worked together on `Bad,' I was in awe of his absolute mastery of movement on the one hand, and of the music on the other. Every step he took was absolutely precise and fluid at the same time. It was like watching quicksilver in motion." — Film director Martin Scorcese.
"The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music. He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. ... I love you Michael." Beyonce Knowles.
"I can't stop crying..." Madonna
"I can't find the words right now to express how deeply saddened I am by Michael's passing," Britney Spears