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solo debut album by Michael Jackson

Got to Be There

Performer Michael Jackson
Got to Be There
Got to Be There
Publicity photo of the Jackson 5 from their 1972 television special.

About Got to Be There

Got to Be There is the debut studio album by Michael Jackson, released by Motown on January 24, 1972. It includes the song of the same name, which was released on October 7, 1971, as Jackson's debut solo single. It sold 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.

Extra Info

Genre disco
Record label Motown Records
Followed by Ben
Tracklist Ain't No Sunshine