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MJ iconically introduced the moonwalk while performing "Billie Jean" at Motown 25, and the rest is history. 

Below are some significant lyrics to "Billie Jean," per Genius.

🎤Billie Jean is not my lover. She's just a girl who claims that I am the one. But the kid is not my son. She says I am the one, but the kid is not my son🎤

The legendary music video broke the color barrier on MTV. Watch "Billie Jean" below.

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"Beat It" replaced "Billie Jean" atop the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983, and MJ scored another iconic music video. And most importantly, MJ proved he could step into any genre and successfully give it the pop treatment. "Beat It" is a hard rock song, which won the Grammys for Record of the Year and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 1984.

Below are some notable lyrics to "Beat It," per Genius.

🎶Just beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it. No one wants to be defeated. Showin' how funky and strong is your fight. It doesn't matter who's wrong or right.🎶

Check out the iconic music video below where MJ brings two rival gangs together with his music.

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