600 Million. The magic number.
In August 28th 2020 "Smooth Criminal" surpassed 400 million views. Around February of this year, 2021 - It surpassed 500 million views. As of this week, it has reached over 600 million views!
The steady growth of MJs content is quite apparent and indeed exciting. What can we expect for the other hits and their milestones? This is already the 4th Jackson video to reach this mark.
HIStory of Smooth Criminal
Smooth Criminal is one of Michael Jackson's songs in the albums Bad and Bad 25. This song is about a woman named Annie, who has been attacked in her apartment by a "smooth" assailant. It was released on October 5, 1988 and recorded in 1986. This song was written by Michael Jackson and produced by Quincy Jones (with co-production by Michael Jackson).
Smooth Criminal appeared in the movie, Moonwalker (1988). Smooth Criminal has made an appearance in the games Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (arcade game), Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (console game), and Michael Jackson The Experience.