Awards 2000 - 09

2000 :

World Music Awards:

  • Best Selling Pop Male Artist Of The Millennium
  • G&P Foundation: (Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, USA / November 30)
  • Angel of Hope Award (presented by N-Sync for Michael's work fighting cancer)

MJ Day 10: (March 7)
  • MJ Day 10 Award (presented by Adrian Grant on behalf of millions of loving fans all around the world)
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame: (March 19)
  • Michael Jackson is inducted as a solo artist

American Music Awards: (January 9)
  • Artist Of The Century Award
  • NRJ Awards: (Cannes, France / January 19)
  • Best International Male Singer Award
NAACP Image Awards: (February 21)
  • Outstanding Music Video: “You Rock My World”

  • Outstanding Variety Series/Special: 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special: 30th Anniversary Celebration
Celebrate the Magic Foundation: (announced March 20; presented May 1)
  • 1st Magical Life Award
Life magazine - Top 100 Rock & Rollers Of All Time: (published March 20)
  • Michael is listed at #9 on the list.
National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters: (Sheraton Hotel, New York, USA / June 13)
  • Michael is inducted into their Hall of Fame.

30th Anniversary Award (New York, USA / July 6)

World Arts Awards 2002: (Vienna, Austria / November 2)
  • For his work as most successful pop artist of the present with what he has written music history (more than 150 Million music units sold).
Bambi Awards: (Berlin, Germany / November 21)
  • Pop Artist Of The Millennium
Billboard Awards: (Las Vegas, USA / December 9)
  • Special Billboard Award to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Michael Jackson's 1982 Epic album 'Thriller,' which spent more weeks at No. 1 (37 weeks) than any other album in the history of The Billboard 200.
2003 :

Key to the City: (Gary, USA / June 11)
  • Michael was honored with the key of the city by the mayor of Gary.
BMI Urban Awards: (Miami, USA / August 5)
  • Best song: “Butterflies” (Marsha Ambrosius, SPZ Music Inc., Michael Jackson, Epic Records)
Key to the City: (Las Vegas, USA / October 25)
  • Michael was honored with the key of the city by Mr. Goodman, mayor of Las Vegas.
Radio Music Awards: (Las Vegas, USA / October 27)
  • Humanitarian Award (presented by Beyonce Knowles for the first time)
Power of Oneness Lifetime Achievement Award: (Universal Studios Hollywood, Globe Theater, USA / November 15)
  • Presented for Michael´s lifelong commitment to writing, singing, and speaking about the need to take responsibility for the world´s children and making our world a better place

2004 :

AASA Humanitarian Award: (Washington, D.C., USA / April 1)
  • Humanitarian Award from The African Ambassadors´ Spouses Association, AASA, for Michael Jackson´s worldwide humanitarian efforts, particularly in Africa.
2005 :

Guiness Book Of World Records: (issue 2006)
  • Best-selling Album Of All Time: “Thriller” with global sales of over 51 million copies to date
  • Longest Music Video: “Ghosts” (USA, 1996), with 35 min
  • 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 inch).
  • Most Grammy Awards Won In A Year By A Person: At the 26th Annual Grammy Awards in 1984 Michael Jackson won eight Grammy awards.
  • 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.

  • Honorable Mention - Greatest Distance Moonwalked in One Hour: Adam Hall of San Francisco, California, was over the moon aftering moonwalking through the backstreets of Denver, Colorado, for a distance of 2.41 km (1.5 miles) in one hour on October 22, 2002. A “moonwalk support crew” shadowed 25-year-old Adam in an automobile, measuring his distance with an odometer. The record-setting walk formed part of a longer “Moonwalk for Earth” relay with Ramsey Brookhart (USA) and Joshua Dodd (USA), an attempt to raise awareness of renewable forms of energy. “We live under this brown cloud,” said Hall, “and people don´t seem to understand how much of that comes from burning coal to provide electricity. We want people to know that there are other ways to make electricity.”

MTV Japan Video Music Awards: (Tokyo, Japan / May 27, 2006)
  • Legend Award
Guiness World Records: (London, England / November 14, 2006)
  • Youngest vocalist to top the US singles chart (aged 11, fronting The Jackson Five)
  • First vocalist to enter the US single chart at No.1 (´You Are Not Alone´)
  • Most weeks at the top of the US album charts (non-soundtrack; 37 weeks for ´Thriller´)
  • Most successful music video (´Thriller´ sold over 1 million units)
  • First entertainer to earn more than $100 million in a year
  • Highest paid entertainer of all time ($125 million in 1989 Forbes list)
  • Most successful entertainer of all time
World Music Awards: (London, England / November 15, 2006)
  • Diamond Award (for selling more than 100 million albums)

Grammy Hall Of Fame: (California, USA)
  • It was announced on December 19, 2007 that both Michael´s “Off the Wall” and “Thriller” albums will be among the 2008 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
NRJ Awards: (Cannes, France / January 26, 2008)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
The Boston Phoenix and (USA / July 1, 2008)
  • Michael is named the state of Indiana´s Best Solo Artist of all time.