2009 - 10
Save the World Awards: (Austria; July 24, 2009)
Michael Jackson posthumously received a 2009 SAVE THE WORD AWARD for his many humanitarian contributions. "Heal the World" was the motto of the evening.
Soul Train: (USA; October, 2009)
Entertainer of the Year
MOBO: (UK; October, 2009)
Lifetime Achievement Award
Pocono Film Festival 2009: (USA; October 2009)
T.J. Martell Foundation: (USA; October 28, 2009)
The foundation awards its first ever Legend Award to Michael Jackson, the single largest donor in the T.J. Martell Foundation’s 34-year history. Bringing together leaders from a variety of industries, the T.J. Martell Foundation’s annual Awards Gala serves to provide recognition for humanitarian work, and to raise funds for innovative research and treatments in the fight against leukemia, cancer and AIDS.
American Music Awards: (USA; November 22, 2009)
Pop Rock Male, Pop Rock Album (Number Ones), R&B/Soul Male and R&B/Soul Album (Number Ones).
National Film Registry, Library of Congress: (USA; December, 2009)
The United States Library of Congress has officially inducted Michael Jackson's "Thriller" into the National Film Registry, making it the first music video ever to be added to the archives and one of only a few hundred films that have had the honor of being a part of the Registry. "I think it is a recognition of how much they [vidoes] changed the music industry in the '80s, and we thought it was important to represent that," said Stephen Leggett, the coordinator of the National Film Preservation Board. "We picked this one because it was most iconic from the era."
Barbados Music Awards: (Barbados; January 10, 2010)
International Lifetime Achievement Award
Semper Opera Ball: (Germany; January 15, 2010)
Michael was awarded a posthumous prize for his global charity work. The director of the Semper Opera Ball, Hans-Joachim Frey, said "Michael Jackson supported 39 foundations and charity projects, started his own foundation and donated a total of more than 300 million dollars."
Grammy Awards: (USA; January 31, 2010)
Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is accepted by Michael's two eldest children, Prince and Paris Jackson.
Echo Awards: (Germany; March 4, 2010)
The German Music Awards were presented in Berlin and as a special tribute, Michael Jackson was admitted to the Echo Hall of Fame.
Children Uniting Nations Oscar Celebration: (USA; March 7, 2010)
Angel Award. Randy Jackson accepted the 'Angel Award' on Michael's behalf. Children Uniting Nations is a proactive organization created to bring attention to the plight of at-risk and foster youth. Their goal is to reach as many children in out-of-home care by offering role-model support, guidance, a sense of community and promoting the importance of an education.