MICHAEL JACKSON'S 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONDate: 2018-08-30
Its been just over nine years since the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, died at his Los Angeles mansion, and what would have been his 60th Birthday, The Thriller artist's family, friends and other celebrities came together at The Michael Jackson Diamond Celebration, held at Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas.
The singer was honoured with the 2018 Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Legacy Award for Humanitarian Service, which was accepted by the singer's children, Paris and Prince Michael. Among the many other celebs who came out to pay tribute to the late, great megastar, was his brothers, Tito and Jackie Jackson, along with Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson, Vanessa Hudgens, Usher, Gabrielle Union, and Mark Ronson.
His sister, Janet Jackson, commemorated her brother by posting a video on Twitter, where she is seen recreating one of Michael Jackson's music video for Remember the time with the help of YouTube stars King Batch, Titi & Diamond Batiste.
On the red carpet before the gala event, ET's Kevin Frazier spoke with Paris and Prince who reflected how they are honouring their late father on this milestone anniversary of his life.
"Being here today is definitely an awe-inspiring feeling, because our father was the King of Pop and he did so much," Prince said, with his sister by his side. "He did so much for the music industry, but I think he put emphasis and importance on the charitable contributions to humanity that he really used his platform to support."