Michael Jackson was pronounced dead on June 25, 2009 and hours later, celebrities such as Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, and Usher are speaking out about the man and musical artist that he was.
Beyonce’s statement about the King of Pop:
"The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music," Beyonce said. "He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. He will always be the King of Pop!
"Life is not about how many breaths you take, but about how many moments in life that take your breath away. For anyone who has ever seen, felt, or heard his art, we are all honored to have been alive in this generation to experience the magic of Michael Jackson. I love you Michael."