Early January : Michael, Grace & the kids go back to the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC.
February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince’s 4th birthday in NYC.
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.
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.
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.
July : Michael & the kids go to Miami where Michael completes the final mixing of Invincible.
August 13-21 : Michael takes Prince & Paris on the shooting of 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 29 : Michael celebrates his 43rd birthday at the Cascio family home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
September 7 + 10 : Prince & Paris attend Michael’s concerts at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. They hide in the audience with Omer Bhatti.
September 11 : After learning of the terrorist attacks in New York , Michael leaves town 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.
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 Schaffel attend the concert backstage.
December 17 : Michael makes a photoshoot with Prince & Paris at Neverland for an upcoming VIBE magazine coverstory with photographer Jonathan Exley.
December 24/25 : Michael celebrates Christmas at Neverland with the Cascios, the Bhattis, Prince & Paris.