"The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life."

  • Born Michael Joseph Jackson on Aug. 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana. Died June 25, 2009
  • While Michael Jackson had a Top 5 album and No. 1 hit on his hands with his second solo album, 1972's Ben and its title track, it was 1979's chart-topper "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" from his third album, Off The Wall, that cemented Jackson in the pop stratosphere. Released in 1982, Thriller marked his first No. 1 album, and it stayed there for an unprecedented 37 weeks. 
  • Jackson earned his first career GRAMMY at the 22nd GRAMMY Awards when "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" won for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male. Jackson graced the GRAMMY stage once in 1988 at the 38th GRAMMYs, performing "The Way You Make Me Feel" and "Man In The Mirror."
  • At the 26th GRAMMY Awards in 1984, Jackson became the first artist to win eight GRAMMYs in one night, a feat that has only been tied one other time when Santana won eight GRAMMYs for 2000.
  • Michael Jackson is best remembered for his 1985 African famine relief efforts through the song "We Are The World" and the charity USA For Africa. He also introduced millions to the missions of the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Michael Jackson

"The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life."

  • Born Michael Joseph Jackson on Aug. 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana. Died June 25, 2009
  • While Michael Jackson had a Top 5 album and No. 1 hit on his hands with his second solo album, 1972's Ben and its title track, it was 1979's chart-topper "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" from his third album, Off The Wall, that cemented Jackson in the pop stratosphere. Released in 1982, Thriller marked his first No. 1 album, and it stayed there for an unprecedented 37 weeks. 
  • Jackson earned his first career GRAMMY at the 22nd GRAMMY Awards when "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" won for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male. Jackson graced the GRAMMY stage once in 1988 at the 38th GRAMMYs, performing "The Way You Make Me Feel" and "Man In The Mirror."
  • At the 26th GRAMMY Awards in 1984, Jackson became the first artist to win eight GRAMMYs in one night, a feat that has only been tied one other time when Santana won eight GRAMMYs for 2000.
  • Michael Jackson is best remembered for his 1985 African famine relief efforts through the song "We Are The World" and the charity USA For Africa. He also introduced millions to the missions of the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

GRAMMY Award Results for Michael Jackson

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Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement Award - 2010
Nominations
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
This Is It
 
Nominations
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
You Rock My World
 
Nominations
Best Music Video, Short Form
Earth Song (Video)
 
Wins
Best Music Video, Short Form
Scream
Nominations
Album Of The Year
History Past, Present And Future Book I (Album)
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
You Are Not Alone (Single)
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Scream (Single)
 
Wins
Grammy Legend Award
(GRAMMY Legend Award)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Black Or White (Single)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Jam (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Jam (Single)
 
Wins
Best Music Video - Short Form
Leave Me Alone
Nominations
Best Music Video - Long Form
Moonwalker (Video)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Man In The Mirror (Single)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Bad (Album)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Bad (Album)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Bad (Single)
Producer Of The Year, (Non-Classical)
Producer Of The Year
 
Wins
Song Of The Year
We Are The World
 
Wins
Best Video Album
Making Michael Jackson's Thriller
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good To Be True) (Track)
 
Wins
Record Of The Year
Beat It
Album Of The Year
Thriller
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Thriller
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Beat It
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Billie Jean
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Billie Jean
Best Recording For Children
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Producer Of The Year (Non-Classical)
Nominations
Song Of The Year
Beat It (Single)
Song Of The Year
Billie Jean (Single)
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
The Girl Is Mine (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (Single)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Triumph (Album)
 
Wins
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
Nominations
Best Disco Recording
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (Single)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
Ease On Down The Road (Single)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
Dancing Machine (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus
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