Michael Jackson’s Final Accuser Case Dismissed by Court
1 October: James Safechuck, who (alongside Wade Robson) leveled absurd child molestation allegations in the Leaving Neverland film, has had his case chucked from court. Both Wade Robson and Safechuck’s cases, filed 7 years ago, have now been thrown out of court.
Tito Jackson releases music video featuring over 30 family members
5 August: Tito Jackson released the official music video of his brand new blues album Under Your Spell's first single "Love One Another" in which more than 30 Jackson family members, as well as tons of celebrites and others make a cameo appearance.
Janet Jackson Invited to Join Motion Picture Academy
1 July: Janet Jackson is among 17 film music pros invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. They are part of a larger group of 395 people who were invited to join the Academy this year by all branches.
25 June: Commemorating the death anniversary of the Greatest Humanitarian and Greatest Entertainer That Ever Lived: a man who was controlled, manipulated, bullied and ignored when he needed help, understanding and change. Forbes France published an exclusive interview with Taj Jackson. Fans and many family members celebrated Michael's live and legacy and commemorated this day on their socials.
Paris Jackson Reveals How Fame triggered Her PTSD
16 June: Paris Jackson joined Willow Smith an an episde of Red Table Talk to discuss their struggles with mental health. Paris shares how fame triggered her PTSD, contemplating suicide, and how music has pulled her through dark times.
Jackson Family Calls for Investigation Into Martin Bashir
24 May: The Jackson family call for an investigation into Martin Bashir’s treatment of Michael Jackson during the making of a headline grabbing ITV programme in 2003. Taj Jackson made statements and addresses this topic in interviews.
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana opened with Jackson Museum
14 May: In the brand Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana dozens of pieces of memorabilia from the Jacksons are prominently featured throughout the facility. The state installed new signs on to lead tourists to the old Jackson family Home on 2300 Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana.
26 April: LA County Superior Court Judge Mark A. Young granted the Michael Jackson Estate’s request to dismiss the suit brought in 2013 by Wade Robson. The judge said two entertainment corporations targeted by the lawsuit had no legal duty to protect Robson from Michael.
Rhythm Nation 1814 Added To National Recording Registry
24 March: Janet’s socially conscious album Rhythm Nation 1814 is among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said they received about 900 public nominations this year for recordings to add to the registry.
Californian Government Joins Fraud Lawsuit Against Sony Music and The Estate
29 January: In a press release issued California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, accuses Sony of “shirking responsibility” for making “false and misleading claims” about a posthumously released Michael Jackson album, and then declaring ignorance of their misrepresentation.