1980

In Billboard Magazine’s 1980 year-end issue, Michael is listed as the number 1 Top Black Artist of the Year, number more...

The Jacksons - This Place Hotel single

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Originally titled “Heartbreak Hotel” and re-titled to avoid confusion with the Elvis Presley song of the same name, “This Place more...

Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life single

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She’s Out Of My Life
April 18, 1980

April 18, 1980 – “She’s Out Of My Life” was released as the fourth single from Michael Jackson’s Off The more...

Michael Jackson - Off The Wall single

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“Off The Wall,” the title track from Michael’s first solo album, made its U.S. chart debut in February 1980. It more...

American Music Awards
January 01, 1980

Top Soul/R&B Album of the Year Off The Wall more...

Billboard Music Awards
January 01, 1980

Top Black Artist more...