Yesterday (June 25), Michael Jackson fans large and small observed and reflected on the fifth anniversary of the King of Pop's unexpected passing. One of the most touching odes to MJ came from just about the biggest voice imaginable.
In a post on her official site, Beyoncé reminisced on how Jackson's otherworldly performance style inspired her at an early age. Bey recalled how her producer encouraged her to watch an old Jackson 5 live video of "Who's Loving You" to get a feel for his incredible sense of soul. She notes that even though a young MJ wasn't yet experienced in true love, he could evoke inspiring emotion nonetheless. Check out the complete open letter below: