Michael is so Dangerous! The difference between Michael and other dancers is that Michael feels every beat, every emotion in that song while he performs. The dancers are just focused on not messing up the steps they've memorized.
See 7 Celebrities Hanging Out With Their Younger Selves Colombia-based illustrator Fulvio Obregon has created a series called "Me and My Other Me" where he's drawn celebrities interacting with their younger selves. The results are really compelling.