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Who is the best Dancer of the world of All Time?????

  1. Kmadhav profile image60
    Kmadhavposted 7 years ago

    Bobby Brown or Usher or Michael Jackson?

    Give your opinions..........

    1. Miss M profile image60
      Miss Mposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Duh, Michael jackson! He got 8 grammys!

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
        Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        He didn't get Grammys for his dancing...

    2. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It has to be Michael Jackson.  When he dances, its mesmerizing.
      Usher and Timberlake take their dance moves from MJackson.

      As for the ladies (permit me). It will be between Beyonce, JLo and Ciara.

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      111ooooo111posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      its Shakira

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      mjdkingposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      mj is the greatest of all purely genius

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      Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Margot Fonteyn

    6. Obscure_Treasures profile image60
      Obscure_Treasuresposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Michael jackson! without any doubt....i think it shld nt be a doubt to any1 else aswell....

  2. thranax profile image53
    thranaxposted 7 years ago

    What kind of dancer?
    Step
    Clog
    Line
    Hip Hop
    Lap smile

    Its very broad if you think about it.

    ~thranax~

  3. Enelle Lamb profile image85
    Enelle Lambposted 7 years ago

    If I have to choose between the three, I would say Michael Jackson - however, if I could choose anyone, I would choose Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    None of those!  Pavlova...the ballerina.  The inspiration for my perfume.  smile

  5. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson is my pick.

    1. Origin profile image60
      Originposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Same here, that guy could move!

  6. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson had the potential to be one of the greatest, but he took a wrong turn when he started to believe his own myth and thought he could do it all alone, without the help of expert choreographers and dance teachers.

    Gene Kelly for mine.

  7. soni2006 profile image48
    soni2006posted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson.

    1. Kmadhav profile image60
      Kmadhavposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Michael Jackson the God of Dancing,,,,,,,

  8. Zsuzsy Bee profile image84
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 7 years ago

    I'm totally with Marisa on this one Gene Kelly was by far the best.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson

  10. andromida profile image74
    andromidaposted 7 years ago

    I haven't seen any better dancer than Michael Jackson.

  11. lafenty profile image89
    lafentyposted 7 years ago

    I find it hard to believe that Michael Jackson is dominating this hub.  Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, any of the women from that era.  Come on guys!!

  12. Teresa McGurk profile image60
    Teresa McGurkposted 7 years ago

    Ginger Rogers.

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      ralwusposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      So true, she did every thing Fred did, only backwards.

  13. Pete Maida profile image60
    Pete Maidaposted 7 years ago

    MJ was great.  I've never seen anyone create moves the way that he did.  I guess he would have to be number one, but Gene Kelly was also super.  He also had a lot of physically challenging moves in his dancing.

  14. newcash101 profile image58
    newcash101posted 7 years ago

    MC Hammer

  15. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I'm with Lita. Anna - I was raised on ballet. As for random any other kind ... I'm pretty hot on the dance floor. I can shake my green booty with the best of 'em smile

  16. Ladybird33 profile image64
    Ladybird33posted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson changed the world of dancing with the moonwalk but I don't know if he is the best dancer...He is no doubt a legend for his singing and dancing.  Anyway, I can't decide, great question though!

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      CBR68posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      IM ABOUT 42 AND I WAS  PRACTICING THE MOONWALK AS FAR BACK AS 1981 AND I DIDNT SEE MICHAEL JACKSON DO THE MOONWALK UNTIL MARCH OF 83.  JAMES BROWN WAS THE FIRST TO PERFECT THE MOONWALK GOING IN A  FORWARD DIRECTION  WHICH HE CALLED THE CAMEL WALK  WHICH WAS INVENTED BY HIM  IN 1967. AND BEFORE THAT HE DID A REVERSE MOONWALK  WHILE HE WAS TWISTING HIS LEGS AT THE SAME TIME ON THE TAMI SHOW IN 1964 AT THE END OF THE SONG( OUT OF SIGHT).

  17. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 7 years ago

    Many young people seem to have little or no exposure to history these days.  Michael Jackson is probably as far back as they go...

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    Iðunnposted 7 years ago

    possibly Julio Bocca of Argentina - ballet.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Are you a ballet dancer, Iounn?

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        Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        no, but I'm quite fond of most forms of dance, including ballet.  I'm also rather fond of opera, however I am not an opera singer either.

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          You seriously look like a dancer in your photograph.  Guess that's why I asked, lol.

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            Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            ah, thanks.  I'm just another old lady.  someday, my dream is to be an old bingo lady who gets mad when someone else bingoes.  we all have our dreams.

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    CORBETTLEEposted 7 years ago

    I personally believe that Michael Jackson is or was the best dancer ever.
    I don't know if he was guilty of any crime but he was a great talent.

  20. getpaidtopost profile image61
    getpaidtopostposted 7 years ago

    Fred Astaire is the best ive seen but Michael Jackson comes a close second.

  21. C.S.Alexis profile image89
    C.S.Alexisposted 7 years ago

    Fred and Michael take the cake but Michael's energy and modern moves....I would give it to him hands down!

  22. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Bob Fosse...who Michael got a lot of his moves from.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUlEBhGgEe0

    Also would add Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Twyla Tharp, Toni Basel...

  23. nicomp profile image60
    nicompposted 7 years ago

    Bill Clinton, undoubtedly

    Obama is coming up fast, but Clinton danced his way out of innumerable lies and prevarications.

    1. anime_nanet profile image61
      anime_nanetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Republican mate?

  24. Drew Breezzy profile image81
    Drew Breezzyposted 7 years ago

    Michael Jackson R.I.P.

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    watdahellposted 7 years ago

    michael jackson

  26. spiderpam profile image54
    spiderpamposted 7 years ago

    Any Ballerina!

  27. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly -- you just can't beat them.

  28. Research Analyst profile image78
    Research Analystposted 7 years ago

    I would have to say Chris Brown is a famous R&B singer and great dancer as well as Omarion Grandberry who used to be a member of B2K, both are very talented and got their moves and inspiration from the late Micheal Jackson.

  29. ana2694 profile image60
    ana2694posted 7 years ago

    ,,....i would say its MICHAEL JACKSON...no doubt about it...

  30. Karina S. profile image60
    Karina S.posted 7 years ago

    I would have to say Russian balerina Anna Pavlova

  31. PrettyPanther profile image83
    PrettyPantherposted 7 years ago

    Contenders:
    Mikhail Baryshnikov
    Anna Pavlova
    Michael Jackson
    Fred Astaire

    Can't pick just one!

  32. AnythingArtzy profile image81
    AnythingArtzyposted 7 years ago

    Definitely Mikail Barishnikov

  33. yenajeon profile image81
    yenajeonposted 7 years ago

    Best female dancer: Shakira
    Best male dancer: Mikhail Barishnikov

    Dancing is such a beautiful thing...

  34. Paradise7 profile image86
    Paradise7posted 7 years ago

    Rudolph Nereyev (my spelling is atrocious!)

    1. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I agree - about Nureyev (not your spelling!)

      but also Alvin Ailey

  35. Paradise7 profile image86
    Paradise7posted 7 years ago

    Also Patrick Swayze!

  36. Shadesbreath profile image90
    Shadesbreathposted 7 years ago

    Domenico da Piacenza or someone of that sort. Maybe some Dionysian even further back.

    Michale Jackson was a pop choreographer of great energy and a fun guy to watch move, but I don't recall ever reading that he was a great student of the art of dance and, ultimately, "the best dancer of the world of all time." I'd say that the likes of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and those sorts are rather the same sort of popular culture icons for their era.

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    CBR68posted 6 years ago

    EVERY BODY ON THIS SITE SO FAR SAY MIKE OR FRED ASTAIR WAS THE ALL TIME GREATEST DANCER BUT JAMES BROWN WAS LEFT OUT. IN 2007 BET PUT JAMES BROWN FIRST PLACE. I SAY  JAMES BROWN AND MIKE WAS NECK TO NECK IF JAMES WASNT BETTER. JAMES BROWN PERFECTED THE MOONWALK
    GOING IN A FORWARD DIRECTION WHILE MAKING HIS LEGS LOOK LIKE YHEY WERE GOING BACKWARDS ALSO JAMES BROWN DID THE ROBOT BEFORE MIKE DID HIS FIRST ROBOT. IF YOU DONT BELIEVE ME GO TO(VIDEO) JAMES BROWN 1973 GOOD FOOT AND LOOK FOR HIM TO HAVE ON A BLACK HAT AND A BLACK OUTFIT

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    thilinagamageposted 6 years ago

    The answer is Michael Jackson

  39. skmania1 profile image60
    skmania1posted 6 years ago

    Simply Micheal jackson..

  40. Christene profile image80
    Christeneposted 6 years ago

    Of all time? Not sure.

    Currently: Wade Robson

  41. optimus grimlock profile image60
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    me cuz I buss a move like errry day!!!! fred astaire, michal berishnicough,gregory hines,fazon glover and micheal jackson

  42. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    I vote Gene Kelly.

  43. Pauladance.co.uk profile image61
    Pauladance.co.ukposted 6 years ago

    Brian Watson and Carmen, World Latin Champions for six years, undefeated.  Rumba is an actual dance, what MJ does is not, and he can (and is) often copied.  Try copying Brian and Carmen!

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      calacoeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry but who are you???????

      Read your credentials.

      PHD in acupuncture, keep to what your good at pricks.

      Sorry but your a wanna be dancer who never made it.

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    zampanoposted 6 years ago

    First let me express my joy on noticing that Lady Sorensen is back to these forums.
    Otherwise :
    Have you ever heard about Rudolf Nureev ?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7ciCTHa89w

    might look a bit "sissy" but there's something universal about that. It reminds me of "grace" which was the object of a recent thread.

  45. NA the great profile image48
    NA the greatposted 6 years ago

    Micheal Jackson of course. his feet movement was extraneously extravangant that is unmatchable

  46. travelespresso profile image84
    travelespressoposted 6 years ago

    My picks of the best dancer of all time:
    Best female Anna Pavlova

    Best male - Rudolf Nureyve

  47. thirdmillenium profile image60
    thirdmilleniumposted 6 years ago

    Peter Sellers?
    sad

  48. jdaviswrites profile image91
    jdaviswritesposted 6 years ago

    me.

  49. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    wow - you can't just choose one - so many different dances so many different dancers -

    personal favorites:  Nijinsky, Nureyev, Plysetskaya, Barishnikov, Fonteyn, Judith Jamison, Alvin Ailey, Bo Jangles, Martha Graham, Katherine Dunham, Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins, Cyd Charisse, Gene Kelley, Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr. - could go on and on, forgotten names of more than I remember 

    great tango dancers too - Nestor Ray - and many others

    to ask for one best - that's impossible to answer!

  50. LoveMeter profile image60
    LoveMeterposted 6 years ago

    Mj Da Bext

 
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