Late singer up for five American Music Award gongs
The late singer is up for artist of the year, favourite pop/rock male artist, favourite pop/rock album, favourite soul/r’n’b album (for ‘Number Ones’) and favourite soul/r’n’b artist, it has been announced on the AMA website Abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards.
Jackson is up against Kings Of Leon, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Eminem in the artist of the year category. The winners will be decided by fan votes – with voting open on the site now. The results will be announced on November 22.
The singer last released an album of new material, ‘Invincible’, in 2001.