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2002

American Music Awards:
Artist Of The Century Award (January 9)

NRJ Awards:
Best International Male Singer Award (Cannes, January 19)

NAACP Image Awards:
Outstanding Music Video: 'You Rock My World'
Outstanding Variety Series/Special: 30th Anniversary Celebration
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special: 30th Anniversary Celebration

2001

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame:
Michael Jackson is inducted as a solo artist (March 19)

2000

World Music Awards:
Best Selling Pop Male Artist Of The Millennium

1999

Bollywood Award (Indian Film Industry):
Outstanding Humanitarian Award

1998

Bravo Magazine:
Silver Otto Award

1997

Bob Fosse Award:
Best Choreography In A Music Video, "Ghosts"

Bravo Magazine:
Silver Otto Award
Best Album, "HIStory"
Best Show, HIStory Tour

Brazilian TVZ Video Awards:
Best International Video of the Year, "Blood On The Dance Floor"

Dutch Music Factory Awards:
Best Male Singer
Best Live Act

Live! Magazine Reader's Poll:
Most Memorable Male Performer
Legend Of Live Entertainment

Soul Train Music Awards:
Video award is renamed The Michael Jackson Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Video

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame:
Jackson 5 are inducted

1996

American Music Awards:
Favorite Pop/ Rock Male Artist of the Year
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards:
Favorite Pop Male Award, "HIStory"

Bravo Magazine:
Golden Otto Award
Platinum Otto Award, Lifetime Achievement Award (1st Recipient)
Best Male Singer
Best Album, "HIStory"
Best Show, HIStory Tour
Nicest Singer

Brit Awards:
Artist Of A Generation Award

French Film Awards:
Best Video Award, "Earth Song"

Dutch Grammy Awards:
Best International Male Artist
Best International Album, "HIStory"

Genesis Awards:
Doris Day Music Award, "Earth Song" (given for an animal-sensitive, musical work)

Grammy Awards:
Best Music Video, "Scream"

Irish Music Awards:
Best International Male Artist

Hong Kong Hit Radio:
Best International Male Artist
Best Song of the Year, "You Are Not Alone"

World Music Awards:
Best Selling Album Of All Time, "Thriller"
Best Selling Male Artist of 1996
Best Selling American Artist
Best Selling R&B Artist
Best Selling Artist Ever

1995

Black Entertainment Television:
1st Recipient of the BET Hall Of Fame Award

Billboard Music Awards:
Special Hot 100 Award

Billboard Music Video Awards:
Video of the Year, "Scream"

Bravo Magazine:
Golden Otto Award

Brazilian TVZ Video awards:
Best International Video of the Year, "Scream"

European MTV Music Awards:
Best Male Artist of the Year

MTV Awards:
Best Dance Video, "Scream"
Best Choreography, "Scream"
Best Art Direction, "Scream"

Smash Hits Awards:
Best Male Artist

1994

Bravo Magazine:
Gold Otto Award

Cable Ace Awards:
Outstanding Musical Special (HBO presentation of Dangerous Concert from Bucharest)

Children's Choice Awards:
Caring For Kids Award
Crenshaw Community Youth & Arts Foundation:
Humanitarian Award

MTV Movie Awards:
Best Song In A Movie, "Will You Be There"

Smash Hits Awards:
Best Male Vocalist

Pop Rock Magazine:
Favorite Singer of the Year

1993

American Music Awards:
Best Pop/ Rock Album, "Dangerous"
Best Soul/ R&B Single, "Remember The Time"
Special International Artist Award

Bravo Magazine:
Gold Otto Award

BMI Awards:
Most Performed Songs Of The Year, "Black Or White" & "Remember The Time"

Echo Awards:
Best International Artist of the Year

Grammy Awards:
Living Legend Award

Guinness Book Of World Records:
Lifetime Achievement Award for most world records in the world of entertainment

NAACP Image Awards:
Entertainer of the Year
Outstanding Music Video, "Black Or White"

Soul Train Music Awards:
Best R&B Single, "Remember The Time"
Best R&B album, "Dangerous"
Humanitarian Of The Year

World Music Awards:
Best Selling American Artist
World's Best Selling Pop Artist
World's Best Selling Artist Of The Era

1992

Billboard Music Awards:
Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of "Thriller", the best-selling album of all time.
Number One World Album, "Dangerous"
Number One World Artist

Bravo Magazine:
Gold Otto Award

Gabon, Africa:
National Honor Of Merit Award
National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters:
Lifetime Achievement Award

Operation One To One Award:
Point Of Light Ambassador (presented by American President George Bush)

Rockbjörnen Award: (readers' poll of the Swedish newspaper 'Aftonbladet')
Best Foreign Album ('Dangerous', Michael Jackson)

1991

MTV Awards:
The Video Vanguard Award is renamed The Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

Music Video Producers' Hall of Fame:
"Thriller" video is inducted

1990

American Cinema Awards:
Entertainer Of The Decade

Emmy Awards:
Outstanding Musical Special, Sammy Davis Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration
Nominee-Outstanding Song, "You Were There" (tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.)

BMI Inaugural:
1st Michael Jackson Award of Achievement

Boy Scouts of America:
Good Scout Humanitarian Award

Capital Children's Museum:
Humanitarian Award

Grammy Awards:
Best Video, "Leave Me Alone"

Music Connection:
Man of the Year

Sony Entertainment:
Top Selling Artist of the Decade

Soul Train Music Awards:
Artist of the Decade

Vanity Fair Magazine:
Most Popular Artist In The History Of Show Business

Presidential Special Recognition:
Artist of the Decade (presented by American President George Bush)

1989

American Music Awards:
Special Award of Achievement

Black Entertainment Television:
Award for the Success of "Bad" Tour

Billboard Awards:
Number One Black Artist
Number One Album-Pop/R&B, "Bad"

Bravo Magazine:
Bronze Otto Award

British TV Industry Awards:
Artist of the Decade

British Phonographic Industry Awards:
Video of the Year

British Academy of Music Awards:
Best International Male Artist

Cashbox:
Video Pioneer Award
Critic's Choice Award:
Best Video

Entertainment Tonight:
Most Important Entertainer Of The Decade

Friday Night Videos:
Greatest Artist Of The Decade
Number One Artist of the Year

Forbes Magazine:
Number One Entertainer of the Year
Gardner Street Elementary School:
Most Famous Alumnus, renamed school auditorium after Michael Jackson

MTV Awards:
Video Vanguard Award, "Thriller" (The Greatest Video In The History Of The World)

National Urban Coalition:
Artist/ Humanitarian Award

People's Choice Awards:
Favorite Music Video, "Smooth Criminal"

Rolling Stone Magazine:
Video of the Decade, "Thriller"

Soul Train Music Awards:
Heritage Award
1st Annual Sammy Davis Jr. Award

Vanity Fair Magazine:
Artist of the Decade

Video Software Dealer's Association:
Favorite Music Video, "Moonwalker"

World Music Awards:
Hall Of Fame
Lifetime Achievement In Music Video
Viewer's Choice Favorite Video, "Dirty Diana"

1988

American Music Awards:
Favorite Single-Soul/ R&B

Billboard Awards:
Top Black Artist
Outstanding Artist of the Year
Best Live Show of 1988, "Bad"

Bravo Magazine:
Gold Otto Award

Cable Ace Awards:
Outstanding Editing in a Musical Special, Motown on Showtime: Michael Jackson, the
Legend Continues

Ebony Magazine:
American Black Achievement Award

Forbes Magazine:
Number One Entertainer Of The Year

Guild Hall Party:
Presentation of sword to commemorate "Bad" Tour

MTV Vanguard Award:
Outstanding Contribution To Music Video Production

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Male Artist
Best Album, "Bad"
Leonard Carter Humanitarian Award

New York Times Best Seller's List:
#1-"Moonwalker" by Michael Jackson

Soul Train Music Awards:
Best Singer of the Year
Best R&B Album of the Year, "Bad"

United Negro College Fund:
Honorary Doctor Of Humane Letters Degree from Fisk University, Frederick D. Patterson
Award

1987

Bravo Magazine:
Silver Otto Award

Rockbjörnen Award: (readers' poll of the Swedish newspaper 'Aftonbladet')
Best Foreign Artist

1986

American Music Awards:
Song of the Year, "We Are The World"

Grammy Awards:
Best Music Video Short Form
Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group, "We Are The World
Record of the Year, "We Are The World"
Song of the Year, "We Are The World"

Guinness Book of World Records:
Largest Endorsement for Product Promotion ($15 million for Pepsi)

People's Choice Awards:
Favorite New Song, "We Are The World"

1985

Grammy Awards:
Best Home Video, "The Making of Thriller"

1984

American Music Awards:
Special Award Of Merit
Favorite Male Vocalist-Pop/ Rock
Favorite Single-Pop/ Rock, "Billie Jean"
Favorite Album-Pop/ Rock, "Thriller"
Favorite Video-Pop/ Rock, "Beat It"
Favorite Male Vocalist-Soul/ R&B
Favorite Album-Soul/ R&B, "Thriller"
Favorite Video-Soul/ R&B, "Beat It"

American Video Awards:
Best Long Form Video, "Thriller"
Best Home Video, "The Making of Thriller"

Billboard Awards:
Top Album, "Thriller"
Canadian Black Music Awards:
Top International Album, "Thriller"
Top International Single, "Billie Jean"
Top Male Vocalist
Entertainer of the Year

Crystal Globe Awards:
Exceeding Sales Past 5 Million

Grammy Awards:
Album of the Year, "Thriller"
Record of the Year, "Beat It"
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, "Beat It"
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, "Billie Jean"
Best Male Pop Performance
Producer of the Year (with Quincy Jones)
Best Recording For Children, "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" Storybook Album

Guinness Book Of World Records:
Best Selling Album Of All Time, "Thriller"

Hollywood Walk Of Fame:
Michael receives a star on Hollywood Blvd.

MTV Awards:
Best Overall Video, "Thriller"
Best Choreography, "Thriller"
Viewer's Choice Award, "Thriller"

People's Choice Awards:
Best All Around Entertainer of the Year
Favorite Video of the Year, "Thriller"
NAACP Image Awards:
H. Claude Hodson Medal Of Freedom

NARM:
Best Selling Album, "Thriller"
Presidential Special Achievement Award:
(presented by American President Ronald Regan in recognition of Michael's contribution to the nation's campaign against drunk driving. "Beat It" was used in the ads)

1983

Black Gold Awards:
Top Male Vocalist
Best Video Performance, "Beat It"
Best Single of the Year, "Billie Jean"
Best Album, "Thriller"

Billboard Awards:
Pop Artist of the Year
Black Artist of the Year
Pop Album of the Year, "Thriller"
Pop Album Artist
Pop Singles Artist
Pop Male Album Artist
Pop Male Singles Artist
Black Album Artist
Black Singles Artist
Black Album, "Thriller"
Dance/ Disco Artist
Dance/ Disco 12" LP, "Billie Jean"
Dance/ Disco 12" LP, "Beat It"

Billboard Video Awards:
Best Overall Video, "Beat It"
Best Performance by a Male Artist
Best Use Of Video To Enhance Artist's Image, "Beat It"
Best Use Of Video To Enhance Artist's Song, "Beat It"
Best Choreography, "Beat It"

Cashbox:
Number One Male Artist
Top Pop Single, "Billie Jean"
Top Male - Singles Artist
Top Black Single, "Billie Jean"
Top Black Album, "Thriller"
Top Pop Album, "Thriller"
Top Black Male Artist
Top Black Male - Singles Artist

Rolling Stone Magazine Reader's Poll:
Number One Artist of the Year
Number One Soul Artist
Number One Video, "Beat It"
Number One Producer (with Quincy Jones)

Rolling Stone Magazine Critic's Poll:
Number One Artist of the Year
Number One Video, "Beat It"
Number One Male Vocalist
Number One Soul Artist

Australia:
Album of the Year
Single of the Year

Brazil:
International Artist of the Year

Greece:
Record of the Year

Holland:
Album of the Year

Italy:
Artist of the Year

Japan:
Artist of the Year
Best Male Vocalist
Album of the Year

Spain:
Most Important Foreign Album

United Kingdom:
Album of the Year
Artist of the Year

1981

American Music Awards:
Favorite Male Vocalist - Soul/ R&B
Favorite Album - Soul/ R&B, "Off The Wall"

British Phonographic Industry Awards:
"Off The Wall" Album

Cashbox:
Soul Album of the Year, "Off The Wall"

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Singing Group

1980

American Music Awards:
Favorite Soul/ R&B Single, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Favorite Soul/ R&B Album, "Off The Wall"
Favorite Soul/ R&B Artist

Billboard Awards:
Top Black Artist
Top Black Album, "Off The Wall"

Cashbox:
Soul Album of the Year, "Off The Wall"

Grammy Awards:
Best R&B Vocal Male, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"

Hollywood Walk of Fame:
Jacksons receive a star on Hollywood Blvd.

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Singing Group

1972

Billboard Awards:
Top Singles Artist of the Year
Top Singles Male of the Year

Golden Globe Awards:
"Ben"

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Singing Group (Jackson 5)

U.S. Congress:
Special Commendation For Positive Role Models

1971

Grammy Awards:
Best Pop Song, "ABC"

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Singing Group of the Year (Jackson 5)

1970

NAACP Image Awards:
Best Singing Group of the Year (Jackson 5)