The 80’s were a triumphant decade for
The Jacksons with the TRIUMPH album certifying Gold and Platinum. The Jacksons end the decade with the release of “2300 Jackson St” in 1989, the last album recorded by The Jacksons.
The Jacksons perform at The Forum in Los Angeles.
‘Lovely One’ / ‘Bless His Soul’ by The Jacksons is released by Epic.
Three Jackson 5 double AA classics are issued.
‘TRIUMPH’ (LP), is released peaking on the album charts at #1 and remains on the charts for 29 weeks.
‘TRIUMPH’ (LP), is certified Gold and Platinum.
‘Walk Right Now’ / ‘Your Ways’ by The Jacksons, is the 10th single for Epic released this month.
Jacksons Live’ (LP), based on tour concerts given earlier in the year, is released by Epic in the US and Britain.
‘Nothin,’ by The Jackson’s, which does not include Michael, is released.
The Jackson brothers hit the road on a European tour to promote their first release in 5 years.
BET, The Black Entertainment Television channel in America, features only Jackson videos on its Video Soul programme.
2300 Jackson St.’ (LP), is The Jacksons first album in five years and released by Epic Records. The album is named after the family’s home address in Gary, Indiana. It is the first single on which Janet and Rebbie sing with their brothers. With the completion of ‘2300 Jackson St.’ album the Jackson’s contract with Epic Records is fulfilled. It is not renewed.
The Jacksons receive the NAACPs Image Award for Best Singing Group of the Year.
The TRIUMPH video is released.
Motown re-releases four Jackson 5 singles in Britain with new B-Sides.
‘The Jackson 5 – Superstar Series Vol. 12’ (LP), is released on Motown.
The Jacksons receive the NAACP’s Image Award for Best Singing Group Of The Year for the 2nd consecutive year.
Epic Records begins distribution of the promo single ‘Can You Feel It’ written by Michael and Jackie Jackson.
The Triumph, which is a promotional film conceived, written and produced by Michael for the single, ‘Can You Feel It’, is released containing amazing special effects.
Motown re-issues five Jackson-related albums: Diana Ross Presents.., ABC, Third Album, Got to Be There, and Ben.