The "King of Pop" Michael Jackson would have been 62 years old this year. His career in the music industry has flourished for four decades and penetrated generations across the globe. M.J.'s music was abruptly interrupted by his sudden demise on June 25, 2009. Still, the music of Michael Jackson, the greatest pop singer of all time, lingers to this day.  

Rolling Stone picked the top songs from the Moonwalker's discography and here are the top 25 from the list: 

25. The Girl is Mine (1982) - the famous duet with Paul McCartney with a smooth tempo.

24. Dangerous (1991) - the title track of which the album ruled Billboard's charts for four weeks.

23. Never Can Say Goodbye (1971) - a track from Jackson 5's album "A.B.C." performed in Michael's 2009 funeral. It was covered by Gloria Gaynor.

22. Off the Wall (1979) - an anthem for party people.

21. Thriller (1982) - the music video was voted as the best from the 80s era in a Billboard poll to honor MTV's 30th anniversary.

20. The Way You Make Me Feel (1987) - the third consecutive No. 1 track from "Bad" with a groovy beat.

19. She's Out of My Life (1979) - the classic emotional break-up song with Michael's memorable voice crack at the end.

18. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) - the carefree hit was a track from the album "Thriller."

17. The Love You Save (1970) - from Jackson 5's album "A.B.C." that hit the charts and landed at No. 1.

16. Human Nature (1982) - one of Jackson's moving R&B ballads that initially came from the band "Toto."

15. Remember the time (1991) - one of his first collaborations with Teddy Riley after breaking away from Quincy Jones.

14. Workin' All Day and Night (1979) - from the album "Off the Wall" that never became a single.

13. Bad (1987) - written by Michael as inspired by a story of an African-American student from a white populated school and was killed visiting his home.

12. Man in the Mirror (1987) - the gospel-inspired emotional ballad hit from the "Bad" album.

11. A.B.C. (1970) - the catchy upbeat hit from Jackson 5. 

10. Rock With You (1979) - the smooth, silky tune is the last hit of the '70s disco generation.

9. Black or White (1991) - the best song that M.J. recorded in the '90s.

8. Beat It (1982) - the last song to be added on the album "Thriller" became one of his legendary dance songs.

7. Wanna be Startin' Somethin' (1982) - M.J. used an African chant from the late Manu Dibango's "Soul Makossa."

6. Smooth Criminal (1987) - the sixth single from the album "Bad" in collaboration with Quincy Jones.

5. Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) (1978) - Jackson 5 hit that topped No. 7 on the chart.

4. I'll Be There (1970) - Jackson 5's fourth consecutive No. 1 hit, with his brother, Jermaine Jackson, on the second vocals.

3. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (1979) - an unstoppable groovy hit that kept the world dancing.

2. I Want You Back (1969) - J5's national debut song that featured 11-year-old Michael on the vocals.

1. Billie Jean (1982) - the most iconic song from the "King of Pop" mirrored his sexual paranoia, as told to Rolling Stone. The music video shattered racial boundaries in the early days of MTV. It peaked at No. 1 for nine weeks at Billboard Hot 100's chart.