Michael Jackson – Beat It (Live 1996)

“Beat It” is a hit single from Michael Jackson’s album Thriller, released in 1983 (see 1983 in music). It was the third single from the album, following “The Girl Is Mine” (a duet with Paul McCartney) and “Billie Jean”. “Beat It” won Jackson two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. It was also nominated for Song of the Year along with Jackson’s “Billie Jean”. Rolling Stone ranked it #337 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. “Beat It” is …