If the King of Pop were still alive today, he’d be turning 54 years old. But in the 50 years that Michael Jackson was on this earth, he gave us immensely impressionable music and art.

While his performances were legendary and his voice was iconic, he really transformed the music video into a must-see event. “Thriller,”Remember the Time” and “Black or White” all remain as timeless as the day they were released.

In honor of Michael’s inimitable gift for marrying music and story telling, here are 10 amazing videos from his career to celebrate his birthday.