"When Michael Jackson sings it is with the voice of angels, and when his feet move, you can see God dancing."
"There are two kinds of people in this world: Michael Jackson fans and losers."
"He is a very smart cookie, Michael. He knows what he wants, he knows what he is doing. I have nothing but admiration. Also, he is a very kind person." – Elton John
"He is what every artist looks up to…to be… one time become the next King of Pop." – Backstreet Boys
"I don’t look at it as he is not the hottest thing any more – I look at what he’s done as a groundbreaking artist who opened a lot of doors for black acts. Michael Jackson is still amazing to me." – Missy Elliot
"My feelings about Michael Jackson are simple: I think that he’s a human being like everyone else and I’m a huge fan of him." – LL Cool J
"Michael is magic and all magic people are somehow eccentric. Michael is one of the most lovable, kind and natural people I’ve ever known. I took him deeply to my heart. I would do everything for him and he would do everything for me." – Elizabeth Taylor
"Michael is the wisest and at the same time most naive person I know."
"He’s sort of a fawn in a burning forest. It’s a nice place where Michael comes from. I wish we could all spend some time in his world."
"I’d be proud to have that kid (Michael) as my son any day."
"All this stuff about Michael being a weirdo — it’s a pile of @&*@&*@&*… I’ve recorded a whole lot of these pop-musicians and this guy’s the straightest of the @&*@&*@&* lot."
"Michael I believed in you when you were a little kid, I believe in you now and I’ll never stop believing in you!" – Berry Gordy
"Michael’s a natural. He’s a very hard worker and a super performer. But most of all he’s a real human being." – Stevie Wonder
"Michael is a generous, honest, and sensitive human being, filled with amazing insight and the capacity for love. If this is weird, I want to go live on another planet."
"All that I know comes from Michael Jackson." – Ricky Martin