Got to Be There by Michael Jackson


Got to Be There is the Gold-certified solo debut studio album by Michael Jackson, released by Motown Records on January 24, 1972.[ Don't Forget the Motor City] It includes the song of the same name, which was released on October 7, 1971, as Jackson's debut solo single. It would go on to sell nearly 900,000 copies in the United States and over 3.2 million copies worldwide. The album was later remastered and reissued in 2009 as part of the 3-disc compilation Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection.