Beyonces say Michael Jackson is “Magic”

56289581Beyoncé called Jackson’s death a “tragic loss” on a “terrible day.”

“The incomparable Michael Jackson has made a bigger impact on music than any other artist in the history of music,” the 27-year-old singer said. “He was magic. He was what we all strive to be. He will always be the King of Pop!

“Life is not about how many breaths you take, but about how many moments in life that take your breath away. For anyone who has ever seen, felt, or heard his art, we are all honored to have been alive in this generation to experience the magic of Michael Jackson. I love you Michael.”

Pictured: Singer/actress Beyonce Knowles attends the premiere of ‘Cadillac Records’ at the AMC Loews 19th Street theatre on December 1, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)