Early January : Michael, Grace & the kids go back to the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC.
January 8 : Janet is presented with the Merit Award at the American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angele.
Later she shows up at the Arista Records After Party at St. Regis Hotel in Century City with Jimmy Jam.
Late January : Janet is on the cover of Jer magazine.
Early February : Janet completes the recording of her new album in L.A.
She attends Lisa Marie Presley birthday party.
February 10-20 : Janet rehearses and shoot the video for her new single “All For You” directed by Dave Meyers and featuring a new group of dancers (The Kids) including Shawnette Heard, Gil Duldulao & Kelly Konno.
February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince’s 4th birthday in NYC.
February 14 : Michael gives a press conference for “Heal The Kids” at the Carnegie Hall in New York with Shmuley Boteach & Frank Cascio.
February 28 : The “All For You” single is released to radios around the world.
March 4 : Michael arrives in London on crutches after injuring his foot. He is accompanied by Frank Tyson & David Gest.
March 5 : Michael goes shopping with Macauley Culkin in London before attending the launch party of Shmuley Boteach & Uri Geller’s book at the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Janet is on the cover of TV Guide magazine with an interview and new photos.
The video for” All For You” is premiered on MTV;
March 6 : Michael goes to the Oxford University to give a moving sppech about childhood. Frank, Uri, Schmuley & german business partner Dieter Wiesner attend the event.
March 7 : Michael is Uri Geller’s best man at his wedding celebrated in the Berkshire by Schmuley Boteach.
In the evening he attends the 10th annual Michael Jackson Day held by Adrian Grant at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre.
March 9-11 : Michael & Frank spend the week end in the Italian Alps before returning to New York.
They meet Dr Jurgen Todenhoefer and his family
March 10 : Janet is the first artist to be honored with the MTV Icon Award during a TV Special on MTV.
Janet attends the show taping in L.A along with Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Katherine & Joe, Missy Elliot, Britney Spears and many others at Sony Studios in Culver City, California.
Several artist pay tribute to Janet with speeches by Stevie Wonder, Aaliya and performaces by Macy Gray, The Destiny’s Child, Usher, Pink, Mya & Nsync.
At the end, Jermaine, Jackie, Marlin & Tito go on stage to congratulate Janet and Michael appears via a prepped video.
Janet & The Kids perform All For You for the first time.
March 12 : Janet is a guest on Late Show With David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City.
March 13 : Janet is a guest on the Rosie O’Donnell Show in NYC
MTV Icon honoring Janet Jackson is aired on MTV.
“All For You” is released as the 1st single from “All For You”. It peaks at #1 on Hot 100 Billboard.
March 14 : Janet & the Kids arrive in Berlin
March 15 : Janet performs “All For You” at the Echo Awards.
March 17 : Janet performs “All For You” on Wetten Dass in Munich
March 19 : N’Sync induct Michael in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame as a solo artist during a special presentation at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York . Michael invites Frank “Tyson” Cascio and Shmuley Boteach as his guests.
Janet performs “All For You” on Late Night With Luuk in Stockholm.
March 21 : Schmuley Boteach, Uri Geller & Michael meet Isreali Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in NYC
Janet & the Kids arrive in Paris.
March 23 : Janet & the Kids go to Paris famous night club “Les Bains”.
March 24-27 : Janet gives many interview in her Parisian hotel.
March 25 : Michael goes to Newark, New Jersey, with Frank & Schmuley to distribute books to children under Heal The Kids.
Some time later, Michael & Shmuley have a fallout and Heal The Kids Foundation is dismanttled.
March 28 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show “Graines De Star” before leaving for London.
March 29 : Janet performs “All For You” on Top Of The Pops.
March 30 : Janet gives an interview to BBC Radio 1.
March 31 : Janet performs “All For You” on CD:UK and she gives an interview to TV4
April : Michael, Grace & the kids spend 2 weeks at Teddy Riley’s home in Virginia where he & Michael work on Invincible.
Then they go back to NYC and check in the Plaza Athénée Upper East Side.
April 1 : Janet & the Kids go back to Paris.
April 2 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show Tapis Rouge.
Avril 3 : Michael hosts a party for Paris 3rd birthday at Teddy Riley’s home in Virginia where he & Michael work on Invincible. Frank Cascio joins them.
Janet gives an interview to NRJ Radio.
April 4 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show Hit Machine.
She gives interview to French shows Fan De, Plus Vite Que La Musique, Exclusif & Celebrities.
She is a guest on “Nulles Part Ailleurs” live on Canal + but does not perform.
April 5 : Janet gives an interview on Fun Radio and then she leaves Paris.
April 7 : Janet performs “All For You” at the TMF Awards in Rotterdam.
April 8 : Janet performs “All For You” at Quelli Il Calcio in Milano and then she flies back to NYC.
April 10 : Janet introduces Aretha Franklin during the VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin’ held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
April 12 : Janet is a guest on MTV’s TRL and BET’s 106 & Park in NYC.
April 16 : Janet makes a photoshoot with rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri (JD) who just completed a remix for Janet’s new single Someone To Call My Lover.
Janet & JD quickly become friends.
April 19 : In Toronto, Janet is a guest on Much Music TV show.
April 23 : The album “All For You” is released in Europe.
April 24 : The album “All For You” is released in the US.
April 26 : Janet is a guest on NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” live from Burbank, California and Prime Time Live with Diane Sawyer.
April 30 : Janet is on the cover of Jet magazine, VIBE magazine and Billboard magazine.
May : Michael, Frank, Grace & the kids check in the Sheraton Bel Harbour in Miami Beach where Michael completes the recording & mixing of Invincible with Bruce Swedien, Rodney Jerkins & Teddy Riley.
Michael meets Dr Alex Farshchian who becomes his personal physician.
Michael meets comedian Chris Tucker through Gavin Arvizo. Michael & Chris become friends and record a new version of “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” for the soundtrack of Rush Hour 2.
Ealy May : Janet shoots the video for “Someone To Call My Lover” directed by Francis Lawrence.
JD also shoots his part for the video remix.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 35th birthday in Anguilla where she is rehearsing for the new tour with the Kids.
JD offers Janet a 2 way pager as a birthday gift.
June : Michael hires Marc Schaffel and they create a new company Neverland Valley Entertainment with a common bank account.
Janet & the Kids continues to rehearse the new show in Vancouver.
June 12 : Michael goes to the Hit Factory studio in New York to present his new album called Invincible to Sony excecutives. He wants the song “Unbreakable” to be the first single but Sony insists for the song “You Rock My World” and Michael accepts. He starts to work on the short film with director Hype Williams.
June 13 : The video for Someone To Call My Lover is premiered on MTV.
June 26 : “Someone To Call My Lover” is released as the 2nd the single from “All For You”. It peaks at #3 on Hot 100 Billboard.
June 28 : Michael gets on stage at the end of the Summer Jam Concert festival in Long Island to hug rapper Jay-Z with whom he has just done background vocals For his song Girls, Girls, Girls.
July : Michael goes to Miami with Bruce Swedien to complete the final mixing of Invincible.
Dissatisfied with the video concept of Hype Williams, Michael hires Paul Hunter to direct You Rock My World.
He starts rehearsing for 2 concerts produced by David Gest and scheduled for september 7 & 10 in New York to Celebrates his 30th Anniversary as a solo artist.
- July 2 :
Live from Vancouver, Janet is a guest on CNN’s Larry King Live.
ALL FOR YOU TOUR : NORTH AMERICA LEG
August : Michael starts working on the “Unbreakable” short film with director Dave Meyers. He has a visual concept and asks Lucasfilms Studio to take care of the special effects.
Janet is on the cover of Essence magazine with an article she wrote about herself.
August 9 : In a Los Angeles dance studio, Michael starts rehearsing a medley with his 5 brothers for the upcoming New York concerts.
August 13-21 : Michael shoots the “You Rock My World “short film in Los Angeles directed by Paul Hunter and featuring Chris Tucker and a special appearance by Marlon Brando!
August 22 : Janet is a surprise guest on MTV’s TRL in NYC.
After several leaks, the song “You Rock My World” is finally released as the 1st single from “Invincible”. It peaks at #10 on Hot 100 Billboard.
August 29 : Michael celebrates his 43rd birthday at the Cascio family home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
August 30 : Early in the morning, Michael opens the stock exchange at NASDAQ on Times Square (NYC)
He is also presented with a birthday cake and a Shirley Temple poster.
September 6 : Michael goes to the Madison Square Garden to rehearse his duets with Britney Spears, Whitney Houston & N’Sync.
In the evening, he makes a surprise appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center in NYC to dance with N’Sync at the end of their performance.
Janet attends the MTV Video Music Awards with Gil.
Along with Missy Elliot, she pays tribute to Aaliyah.
While in NYC Janet visits the Jackson family who is in town for Michael’ concerts at the Madison Square Garden.
September 7 : It’s Michael’s day in New York City ! All the biggest stars of music, films & sport gather to attend his concert at the Madison Square Garden . Michael arrives one hour late with Elizabeth Taylor and during the first part of the show he watches tributes perfomances of his songs by today’s biggest artist in a VIP section with all his family & friends (Joe, Katherine, Rebbie, Macauley Culkin, the Cascios, Gregory Peck, Mark Lester & many more) while other friends such as Liza Minelli or Marlon Brando pay him respect on stage.
During the second part of the show, Michael performs a live medley with the Jacksons (joined by N’Sync on Dancing Machine), + The Way You Make Me Feel in duet with Britney Spears, Billie Jean, Black Or White with Slash, You Rock My World & We Are The World with Quincy Jones, Yoko Ono and many stars.
After the concert, Michael attends briefly an after party held at the Tavern On The Green.
September 10 : Michael performs a second concert at the Madison Square Garden . At the end of You Rock My World, Usher & Chris Tucker gets on the stage to dance with him!
Backstage, Michael has an argument with Corey Feldman over his plans to write a book on their friendship.
September 11 : After hearing of the terrorist attacks in New York , Michael leaves New York with Grace, Prince & Paris and the Cascios. They go at the Cascio family house in New Jersey.
The Jackson family rides back to California in a bus.
Janet postpones several concerts because of 9/11.
LaToya is in Las Vegas. She writes the song “Free The World”.
September 16 :Michael annouces that he is going to record the song “What More Can I Give” with many artists for the victims of the terrorist attacks in New York . The song is produced by Marc Schaffel for Neverland Valley Entertainment.
September 21 : The video for “You Rock My World” is premiered in Europe .
Michael records the song “You Are My Life” with John Mac Lain in Los Angeles and he likes it so much that he decides to add it at the last minute to the tracklist of “Invincible”!
September 24/25 : Janet & Missy Elliot shoot the video for “Son Of A Gun” directed by Francis Lawrence in Los Angeles.
October : Janet announces the cancellation of her European tour due to 9/11.
October 05 + 06 : Katherine, Joe & LaToya attend Janet’s concerts in Las Vegas.
October 9 : The single of “You Rock My World” is released in Europe and becomes a huge hit.
October 15 :While Quincy Jones is promoting his autobiography On the Oprah Show, Michael calls him on the phone to congratulate him.
Michael completes the recording of “What More Can I Give”. Many artists have recorded their parts including Justin Timberlake, Usher, Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, Aaron & Nick Carter, Luther Vandross, Boys 2 Men, Gloria Estefan ect…
October 16 : Sony releases special editions of Michael’s classic albums “Off The Wall”, “Thriller”, “Bad” & “Dangerous” with exclusive new materials (interview, demo & previously unreleased songs)
Michael films a scene for the movie Men In Black 2 directed by Barry Sonnefield where he plays Agent M.
October 17 : Debbie Rowe goes to the family court in Los Angeles to give up her parental rights on Prince & Paris because she says she has not seen them for a year and do not want to disturb them by making intrusions in their life once in a while.
October 21 : Michael is in Washington DC where he participates at a TV concert for the victims of September 11. He performs “Man In The Mirror” and at the end, he sings “What More Can I Give” with all the artists of the night (including Usher & Mariah Carey) Prince, Paris, Macauley Culkin, the Cascios, Kenny Ortega & Marc Shaffel attend the concert backstage.
October 22 : Michael records a Spanish version of “What More Can I Give” titles “Todo Para Ti”.
October 26 : Michael participates in an online/audio chat with his fans hosted by Yahoo & Get Music.
October 30 : Worldwide release of the album Invincible.
November 7 : For the first time in his career, Michael makes an appearance at the Virgin megastore of Times Square in New York to promote and sign copies of Invincible. He is accompanied by Frank & Eddie Cascio + his make up artist Karen Faye.
He also gives several interviews to the TV shows TRL (MTV), Entertainment Tonight (CBS) et 106 & Park (BET).
November : Janet is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
November 12 : Michael is on the cover of TV Guide with an exclusive interview and pictures.
Entertainment Tonight airs the first footage of the “What More Can I Give” video. The song is ready but Sony doesn’t want to release it. They also refuse to put commercials for Michael’s new album during the airing of his concert on CBS.
Michael is furious against Sony CEO, Tommy Mottola.
November 13 : CBS broadcasts an edited version of Michael’s concerts at the Madison Square Garden and gets great ratings.
December 3 : The single “Cry” is released in Europe while Butterflies is played on US radios (with a remix featuring rap artist Eve).
Michael does not appear in the video.
December 4 : Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Puff Daddy & Missy Elliot present Janet with a special Award of Achievement during the Billboard Awards ceremony.
December 11 : “Son Of A Gun” is released as the 3rd & final single from from “All For You”. It peaks at #28 on Hot 100 Billboard.
December 14 :Michael gives an interview to USA Today.
December 17 : Michael makes a photoshoot with Prince & Paris at Neverland for an upcoming VIBE magazine coverstory with photographer Jonathan Exley.
December 19 :Michael gives an interview to the Steve Harvey Morning Radio Show.
Later he attends the KIIS-FM Jingle Ball Concert in Los Angeles where Rick Dees & Magic Johnson present him the Legend Award.
December 24/25 : Michael celebrates Christmas at Neverland with the Cascios, the Bhattis, Prince & Paris.