With almost 24,000 votes over and above the nearest competitor Michael Jackson reigns as he should, at the top of any competion. The iconic pose captured by Annie Leibovitz was chosen from many magical images captured during her photoshoot with Michael –
VANITY FAIR – Growing Up Jackson
by Alyssa Bereznak
The votes are in and our dear readers have deemed Michael Jackson’s 1989 Vanity Fair appearance, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, the best cover in the history of the magazine.
Considering the King of Pop’s competition—hundreds of Hollywood stars, heartthrobs galore, and gorgeous Art Deco illustrations from another era—we’d say a celebration is in order.
As a thank-you to all the Jackson fans who voted, we’ve put together a collection of moments in the rising star’s career that led up to that legendary cover.
Click below to see the performer rise from 12-year-old musical prodigy to unstoppable stage presence. !
Click Here– To see the full slide show of Vanity Fair pics of Michael Jackson
Video compliation of Annie Liebovtiz photoshoot of MJ
Valliegirl has a beautiful post that partners nicely with this honor of our King of Pop entitled The Boy Who Would Be King