1. Chris Brown’s Michael Jackson Tribute at the 2010 BET Awards
Chris Brown won his place back in the hearts of America when he took the stage to perform a tribute to Michael Jackson at the 2010 BET Awards. There’s no denying Chris Brown’s impeccable talent and MJ inspired dance moves so it was only right that he performed only one year after his passing. Watch the performance below.
2. Chris Tucker Performs “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” In “Rush Hour 2”
Okay, so this isn’t exactly a tribute performance but it’s quite hilarious. Who could forget Chris Tucker’s impersonation of Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” in the movie, “Rush Hour 2”?
3. Justin Timberlake Performs The Jacksons’ “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)”
Justin Timberlake is one of the many artists who have expressed their love for Michael Jackson and the large influence that he’s had on his own career. Earlier this year, Justin performed the Jacksons’ “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)” at the Hollywood Palladium following the 55th Annual Grammy Awards show.
4. Beyonce Performs The Jackson 5’s “I Wanna Be Where You Are”
Even though she was five months pregnant at the time, Beyonce paid tribute to the King of Pop in 2011 for the “Michael Forever” tribute concert that took place in Wales. After being introduced by Michael Jackson’s children, Prince, Paris and Blanket, Beyonce, decked out in a 70s inspired sequins dress and afro wig, went on to perform the Jackson 5 hit, “I Wanna Be Where You Are”.
5. Chris Brown Performs “Thriller”, “Rock With You” and “Billie Jean”
Chris Brown’s amazing MJ tributes has earned him another place on this list. Here is he paying homage to the King of Pop with “Thriller”, “Rock With You” and “Billie Jean” in 2009.
6. Usher Performs “Rock With You”
Usher also paid homage to the late entertainer earlier this year at “Live at Rock Hall”. Here he performs “Rock With You”