Billie Jean

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, March 5, 1983 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. According to Rolling Stone magazine's Top 500 songs, Jackson came up with the song's rhythm track on his home drum machine and nailed the vocals in one take. This won the 1983 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance and Best Rhythm & Blues Song for the writer Michael Jackson. This inspired an "answer song" - Lydia Murdock's 1983 disco hit "Superstar." In "Superstar," Murdock adopts the persona of Billie Jean, telling her side of the story. No word on if Jackson ever heard it.

Billie Jean FAQs

Who sang Billie Jean?

Billie Jean was performed by Michael Jackson

What year did Billie Jean get to the UK number 1 spot?

Billie Jean first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, March 5, 1983

How long was Billie Jean at number 1 in the UK?

Billie Jean spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.