January 1984 was a record breaking night for the 11th American Music Awards. Michael Jackson won a total of 8 awards. Michael was accompanied to the awards by good friend Brooke Shields and Emmanuel Lewis who Michael took up to collect one of the awards with.
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Michael Jackson Highlights - American Music Awawrds 1984 (HQ)
Event Date: January 16th 1984
See all of Michael's Jacksons highlights condensed into one video. In total he won 8 awards as follows:
American Music Awards
Special Award Of Merit
Favorite Album-Pop/Rock - Thriller
Favorite Album-Soul/R&B - Thriller
Favorite Male Vocalist - Soul/R&B
Favorite Male Vocalist - Pop/Rock
Favorite Single-Pop/Rock - Billie Jean
Favorite Video-Pop/Rock - Beat It
Favorite Video-Soul/R&B - Beat It
Also features many of Michael's fellow music stars such as Diana Ross, Quincey Jones and Lionel Ritchie.
The highlight is when Michael takes to the stage to recieve his Special Award of Merit and delights the audience with some dance moves.