September 30, 2022

1996-05-08 Michael Jackson in Monaco & backstage at World Music Awards 1996 (news clips) #HIStory25

On 7th and 8th May 1996 Michael Jackson visited Monaco to perform “Earth Song” and receive awards at the World Music Awards 1996. In a rare short backstage interview with a Jewish reporter from American TV channel ET, Michael also seized the opportunity to clarify false anti-semitism rumours against him. In this video: 00:00 1996-05-07 […]



On 7th and 8th May 1996 Michael Jackson visited Monaco to perform “Earth Song” and receive awards at the World Music Awards 1996. In a rare short backstage interview with a Jewish reporter from American TV channel ET, Michael also seized the opportunity to clarify false anti-semitism rumours against him.

In this video:
00:00 1996-05-07 AP …MJ arrives at Hôtel de Paris
00:29 1996-05-07 MTV News …MJ arrives at Hôtel de Paris
00:44 1996-05-07 RTL …MJ arrives at Hôtel de Paris*
01:02 1996-05-07 (French report) …MJ at hotel, fan mania, MJ chats with fans**
04:21 1996-05-08 Sky News Live at 5 …MJ performs in Monte Carlo tonight
05:07 1996-05-08 AP …Hootie & The Blowfish about MJ
05:32 1996-05-08 AP …MJ arrives at venue (Monte Carlo Sporting Club)
06:41 1996-05-08 (French report) …MJ receives 5 awards, backstage interview***
07:19 1996-05-08 Entertainment Tonight …MJ at WMAs report, backstage interview****
09:31 1996-05-09 Pro 7 SAM …WMAs yesterday (MJ parts, Diana Ross & Jermaine Jackson)
10:57 1996-05-09 ARD Brisant …WMAs in Monaco (MJ parts)
11:57 1996-05-09 RTL Exclusiv …MJ dominated WMAs
15:42 1996-05-11 MTV News Weekend Edition …MJ at WMAs
15:54 1996-05-23 CNN Showbiz Today …MJ at WMAs: “I’m not an antisemit”, show airs June 3rd on ABC
16:33 1996-05-10 Pro 7 SAM …MJ in Monaco, Jacksons sued, German concerts cancelled
17:42 1996-05-26 Premiere …WMAs 1996 show trailer (today!)

German clips come with English subtitles!

This video is compiled of reports I recorded from German and British TV back then, AP clips and these 4:
* uploaded by 0xSandyx0: https://youtu.be/NeNXHmS41LE
** uploaded by AlexyzJacksonHD: https://youtu.be/2rMtdMk2JiQ
*** uploaded by Natalie Fedoseeva: https://youtu.be/5yAHnv1e98k
**** uploaded by Ilona D: https://youtu.be/CjOSl7CELFY
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Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0D7DMQEe-I

This news story originally appeared at Music - Trend Magazine on 3 May 2022