I felt that I could do it. Following this surge in sales Sony announced that they had extended their relationship with his material. "Jam" gained two nominations: Best R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.
The eighth child of the Jackson family he debuted on the professional music scene along with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1964 and began his solo career in 1971. The Los Angeles County Coroner ruled his death a homicide and his personal physician was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. In the early 1980s Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music.