The Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music honored the King of Pop Michael Jackson’s very special Diamond Birthday Celebration in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Special invited guests, including his children Paris Jackson and Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., aka Prince, gathered at the DAYLIGHT Beach Club following a performance of the critically acclaimed Michael Jackson ONE show at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
Other invited guests included Michael’s older brothers Tito Jackson, left, and Jackie Jackson, right, actress Gabrielle Union, NBA star Blake Griffin, singer Tinashe, old skool rapper DJ Quik, actor David Arquette, actor Evan Ross and his wife Ashlee Simpson, actress Vanessa Hudgens, and more.
Paris, 20, and Prince, 21, accepted the 2018 Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award presented to their father Michael Jackson posthumously for his humanitarian work with the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. Elizabeth Taylor used to say, “What is a genius? What is a megastar? Michael Jackson, that’s all!
Prince wore a red band leader jacket, white t-shirt and black pants similar to the costume his father wore onstage during his concerts.
Prince and his uncle Jackie Jackson wore black sneakers, custom designed with the word “Tribute” embellished in crystals.
Famed radio DJ Sway Calloway of “Sway in the Morning” emceed the night which featured a surprise performance by singer Usher Raymond, and a guest DJ set by Mark Ronson.
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