The American Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony created by Dick Clark in 1973. Since picking up his first three awards in 1980, Jackson has collected 41 nominations and 26 American Music Awards, including one for "Artist of the Century".
The BRIT Awards, often simply called "The BRITs", are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. The name was originally a shortened form of British or Britannia, but has subsequently become a "backronym" for British Record Industry Trust.
They have awarded Jackson with seven awards, including the "Artist of a Generation" award.
In 2010, he was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. It was accepted by his children, Prince and Paris and their cousins, 3T. Prior to the presentation of the award, a special tribute performance took place.
Youngest Vocalist to Top the US Singles Chart (aged 11, fronting The Jackson Five)
Highest Paid Entertainer of All Time ($125 million in 1989 Forbes list)
First Entertainer to Earn More Than 100 Million Dollars in a Year
First Entertainer to Have Officially Ratified Sales of More Than 100 Million Albums Outside the USA
Most Valuable Sculpture By A Living Artist: 'Michael Jackson and Bubbles', a porcelain sculpture created by the artist Jeff Koons in 1988 sold for $5,616,750 at Sotheby's in New York on May 15, 2001. The piece measures 106.7 x 179.1 x 82.6 cm (42 x 70.5 x 32.5 in). (Listed in Guinness Book of World Records 2006)
Most Valuable Oscar: David O Selznick's 1940 Best Film Oscar for 'Gone With The Wind' (USA, 1939) was bought by Michael Jackson, for $1,542,000 on June 12, 1999, at Sotheby's, New York (Listed in Guinness Book of World Records 2006)
Most Grammy Awards Won in a Single Year by a Person; At the 26th Annual Grammy Awards in 1984 Michael Jackson Won Eight Grammy Awards (Listed in Guinness Book of World Records 2006)
Most Weeks at the Top of the US Album Charts (non-soundtrack; 37 weeks for 'Thriller')
The MTV Video Music Awards were established in the end of the summer of 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. In its debut show, the MTV Video Music Awards awarded Michael Jackson's Thriller three awards. In 1988, Jackson received the Video Vanguard Award. In 1991, it was renamed the "Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award". Jackson has collected ten Moonmen awards.
Your deep faith in God and adherence to traditional values are an inspiration to all of us. You've gained quite a number of fans along the road since "I Want You Back" and Nancy and I are among them. Keep up the good work, Michael. We're very happy for you.
The presentation took place on May 14, 1984, at the White House. Upon reaching the podium, Reagan remarked, "I hope you'll forgive me, but we have quite a few young folks in the White House who all wanted me to give you the same message. They said to tell Michael, "Please give some TLC to the PYTs." A reference to Jackson's Grammy Award-nominated song, "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)". Reagan also stated that Jackson "is proof of what a person can accomplish through a lifestyle free of alcohol or drug abuse. People young and old respect that. And if Americans follow his example, then we can face up to the problem of drinking and driving, and we can, in Michael's words, beat it."
In April 1990, Jackson returned to the White House to be recognized as "Artist of the Decade" by President George H. W. Bush. Two years later, on May 1, 1992, President Bush presented Jackson with an award acknowledging him as "a point of light ambassador". Jackson received the award in recognition for his efforts in inviting disadvantaged children to his Neverland Ranch. Jackson was the only entertainer to receive the award.
A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over one thousand industry experts and technology innovators. Categories include websites; advertising and media; online film and video; mobile sites and apps; and social.
The Barbados Music Awards is Barbados most prestigious musical award, the Barbados Music Award, is presented annually at a major event organized by Timeless Barbados Inc. In the Caribbean island of Barbados.
In January 2010, Jackson was posthumously honored with the International Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bravo is the largest teen magazine within the German-language sphere. The first issue was published in 1956, subtitled as "the magazine for film and television" ("Die Zeitschrift für Film und Fernsehen").
They have honoured Jackson with nineteen awards throughout his career.
Cash Box (or Cashbox) magazine was a weekly publication devoted to the music and coin-operated machine industries which was published from July 1942 to November 16, 1996. It was one of several magazines that published charts of song popularity in the United States of America.
They have awarded Jackson 11 awards throughout his career.
And on March 7, 2010, Michael Jackson was honored with 2010 Angel Award by the Children Uniting Nations charity for his work to help disadvantaged youngsters around the world. By accepting the award Rebbie Jackson said "I was very pleased and happy to be a part of this -- Michael was very passionate about children and supporting their causes. Boy, he would have loved this,". Randy Jackson displays the 'Angel Award' presented to him on behalf of his brother Michael Jackson held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 7, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.
The Clio Awards is an annual award program that recognizes innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication, as judged by an international panel of advertising professionals. Industry peers award two Gold Clios to Michael & Janet Jackson video (Scream).
The Creative Excellence in Business Advertising, commonly called the "CEBA Awards".CEBA Awards awarded Jackson as co-executive producer for "Motown On Showtime Michael Jackson The Legend Continues".
An ECHO is a German music award granted every year by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie (an association of recording companies). Each year's winner is determined by the previous year's sales. The ECHO is the successor to the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis (German Record Award).
Jackson was awarded with an ECHO award for "Best International Artist of the Year" in 1993 and inducted into ECHO Hall of Fame in 2010.
Michael Jackson is often credited for putting MTV, initially a struggling cable channel, on the map "with pioneering videos such as "Thriller", "Billie Jean", and "Beat It". In response to Jackson's influence, MTV shifted its musical focus as time went on, going from rock videos to more pop and R&B showings. Throughout his career, Jackson has been awarded with 85 MTV related awards:
"Michael Jackson‘s status as the WORLD'S BIGGEST SUPERSTAR was confirmed at the 1983 Motown Records party, when he ‘moonwalked’ to ‘Billie Jean’ before an audience of millions", said David Moynihan of NME. In 2011, Jackson tops NME's poll of the Greatest Singers Of All Time.
Nominee / work
Best Promo Video
Greatest Singers Of All Time
100 Greatest Music Videos
50 Greatest Guitar Solos
100 Best Songs of The 80's
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
100 Best Songs of The 70's
I Want You Back
100 Best Songs of The 60's
Michael Jackson & Slash 1995 MTV Video Music Awards
The NRJ Music Awards, created in 2000 by the radio station NRJ in partnership with the television network TF1 takes place every year in mid-January at Cannes (PACA, France) as the opening of MIDEM (Marché international de l'édition musicale). They give out awards to popular musicians by different categories.
Jackson has been awarded with two NRJ awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
The People's Choice Awards is an awards show recognizing the people and the work of popular culture. The show has been held annually since 1975 and is claimed to be based on the opinions of the general public.
In 1984, Michael Jackson was named "Entertainer of the Year" and his music video, Thriller, collected the award for "Favorite Video of the Year".
In 2003, Jackson was honoured with a Radio Music Award for his humanitarian endeavors.
Nominee / work
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)Edit
In 1989, Jackson was honored with a Certification for 800,000 copies sold of Moonwalker by the Recording Industry Association of America . In 2017, Thriller the RIAA certified the set at 33-times platinum in the U.S., extending Thriller’s record as the highest certified album in history.
The Saturn Award is an American award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
The award was originally referred to as a Golden Scroll. The Saturn Awards were created in 1973.
The Soul Train Awards have honoured Jackson with twelve awards and inducted him into their Hall of Fame. In 1997, the video award was renamed to the "Michael Jackson Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video".
In 2009, Jackson's Thriller album was inducted into the U.S. National Recording Registry.
Each year, organizers select twenty-five recorded works to preserve in the Library of Congress archives based on historical, cultural or aesthetic significance. A recording is only eligible beginning 10 years after its creation.
On November 20, 1984, with the installation of Star No. 1,793 of the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Jackson became the first celebrity to have two stars in the same category, having received one as a member of The Jacksons in 1980.
In 1991, MTV's Video Vanguard Award (presented as the Lifetime Achievement Award in some years) was renamed the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
In 1984, the NAACP announced that Michael Jackson and his brothers were named honorary co-chairmen of the civil rights organization's National Voter Registration Drive. Registration booths were set up outside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, the venue of his Victory tour's opening concert on July 4.
Jackson was included in TIME Magazine's All-TIME 100 Fashion Icons list in 2012.
Michael Jackson is the second most sculpted of all the Madame Tussauds wax figures, with a total of 19 pieces in their museums around the world. Only Queen Elizabeth II has been portrayed more often.
In 1998, Daikaku Chodoin (the founder and president of the United World Karate Association) presented Jackson with the Honorary Chairmanship of the United World Karate Association and a godan (fifth degree) black belt.
Michael Jackson was made an honorary member of the New Westminster Police Department in 1984 while in British Columbia, Canada. On November 19, appointed police constable "PC 49", he promised to "serve the Queen and cause the peace to be kept and preserved".
In mid-September 1987, on a break from performing in Osaka, Japan, as part of the Bad world tour, Jackson was awarded the Key to the City by Mayor Yasushi Oshima.
Upon performing three sold-out concerts at the Metropolitan Chicago's Rosemont Horizon in April 1988, Michael Jackson receives the Key to the City from Mayor Eugene Sawyer, who cites the entertainer for his onstage performance and humanitarian philanthropy. Michael shares his honor backstage with internationally renowned singer/dancer/actress Lola Falana, her waging also a courageous battle against multiple sclerosis.
On June 20, 1988, Michael Jackson arrives in Paris, France, P.R.-ist Bob Jones and bodyguard Wayne Nagin. The city's mayor at the time, Jacques Chirac, presents Jackson with ‘La Grande Medaille de la Ville’de Paris, equivalent to the Keys to the City.
On July 22, 1988, Disney characters, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, present an elated star with a pair of specially engraved ice skates backstage before his concert in Wembley, England.
In 1988, his autobiography, "Moonwalk", makes The New York Times' publication Best Seller List as the number 1 Best Seller of the year.
In 1989, Michael Jackson's former elementary school, the Gardner Street Elementary in Los Angeles, designated its school auditorium the "Michael Jackson Auditorium". Mr. Jackson appeared at the ceremony, in which the school children sang his hit song, "We Are the World". In 2003, after accusations of child molestation, the school chose to cover Jackson's name with plywood. The school board stated that the request had come from some parents who "felt more comfortable with it covered". Jackson's spokesperson stated that he wondered "what those parents will say when Mr. Jackson is exonerated". At the end of the trial Jackson was acquitted of all charges. Recently, following petitions and letters to City Council and the Gardner Street Elementary School superintendent and principal, the "Michael Jackson Auditorium" sign has been uncovered. Jackson was named Most Famous Alumnus of Gardner Street Elementary School, in Hollywood, California and the school auditorium was renamed for him in 1989.
In a high-profile visit to Africa, in 1992 Jackson visited several countries, among them Gabon and Egypt. In his trip to Côte d'Ivoire, Jackson was crowned "King Sani" by the king of Sanwi, a kingdom of the Agni people. He then signed official documents formalizing his chieftaincy, sat on a golden throne, and presided over ceremonial dances. He held the title up until his death. Jesse Jackson was later created the High Prince of the Agni people of Côte d'Ivoire following Michael Jackson's passing away.
On February 23, 1995 Michael gave a special preview of some of the songs off his forthcoming album HIStory to the National Association of Recording Merchandisers. The NARM presented him with the Harold Chapin Humanitarian Award at the preview.
In 2002 Michael Jackson was presented with the 30th Anniversary Award by its designer, Nijel, who also designed the Top Selling Artist Of The Decade Award in 1990. The award was given by the fans, celebrating him being on stage for 30 years. Fans all over the world donated money to contribute for the award to being created.
On October 25, 2003 Jackson was given the key to the city of Las Vegas; the mayor also made the date "Michael Jackson Day".
In 2007, Jackson visited the United States Army base south of Tokyo and was commemorated with a letter of appreciation from the Colonel.
On Australia Day 2012, Jackson was honored by being immortalized at the Grauman's Chinese Theater by his children, Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson. Among many other celebrities there to pay tribute to him were Quincy Jones, Chris Tucker, Smokey Robinson, Justin Bieber with performances made by the Glee cast and Cirque Du Soliel and many other.
Michael Jackson Award Belt - Versace black leather belt with gold hardware belt buckles adorned with colorful gemstones in the amount of 4 million with fluer de lis ornament pattern. belt inscribed "Presented to Michael Jackson from Sony Music UK 1992" and is contained in custom wood and container plaxiglass.
Precious metal gold microphone on a burl walnut plaque reading "Presented to Michael Jackson by The Prince's Trust in recognition of outstanding support it".
Shadow box display in the style of Jackson's album Dangerous in 1991. Award plaque reads in full "triple platinum record awarded to Michael Jackson for sale in Switzerland more than 150,000 units of Sony Music Entertainment AG Dangerous."
In 1997, Jackson was awarded a Diamond Award and was named one of the princes of Africa in a prestigious ceremony with various high-profile political leaders of Africa.
In 1989 Rock Over Europe Awards awarded Jackson with the Children of the world music video award.
1989 - CEBA (Creative Excellence in Business Advertising) awards the plaque reading "Motown On Showtime" presented to "Michael Jackson The Legend Continues" Michael Jackson, Co-Executive Producer, 1989.
Small metal banded glass balls topped with a crown design metal reading "Germany Music Servat Mundum 1992" commemorating "MJ King of Music".
Silver goblets mounted to a marble base with a plaque reading in full "Michael Jackson Superstar of The Century -. Magazine "
Lucite award reads "Rock" with the text printed on the base reads in full "The Children of the world video awards 1989 Rock IM & MC Over Europe."
Golden Penguin award Rennbahn Express, Austria presented to Michael Jackson for "Video Of The 80, Thriller."
Player awards metal sculpture in the style of Rodin's The Thinker. A metal plaque on the front reads in full "World of Art Award 2002 World Michael Jackson presented by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev ".
Couple BPI sales award presented to Michael Jackson to recognize sales in the UK of more than 250,000 copies Epic Single Playing Record "Blame It On The Boogie" 1978, and "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)", 1979
In 1992 National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) honors Michael at the organization's eighth annual Communications Awards Dinner, at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in Washington D.C. Rev. Jesse Jackson and NABOB Chairman Pierre Sutton presented him with the Lifetime Achievement award which honors Michael's ‘contributions to pop music, culture, fashion and philanthropy’.
Piece curve patinaed black metal to make it look like a piece of paper resting on a cushion of black velvet and faux pearls lined presentation. The award reads in full "Michael Jackson / The Power of Music / is the strength of Soul./VH1 Honors / The Musicians Who Goes / Share Beyond / Soul and Share Time / Energy and Resources / For Help Others/Vh1 Honors / June 22, 1995 "
^Shields, Derica (August 29, 2013). "Michael Jackson in Africa". Okay Africa. Retrieved September 11, 2018. More than 100,000 people gathered to greet him, and he received the West African nations Medal of Honor from President Omar Bongo.
^Reich, Howard (November 17, 1985). "Michael Jackson stamp adopted by Nevis". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 12, 2018. Now the neighboring country of Nevis has opted to pick up the stamps for release in the near future. The Jackson stamps are another installment in a Popular Musician series St. Vincent Island started in August with an Elvis Presley commemorative.