Madonna and Janet Jackson provided their emotional tributes to Michael Jackson in Video Music Awards — one through words, one through song.
Madonna made a memorable speech on her relationship with Michael Jackson and she lamented the negative publicity that put him down in his later years. She stressed that Michael Jackson was a human being but he was a king.
Then the musical tribute started with Jackson clones recreated his famous dance moves. Janet recreate the moves when “Scream” appeared on a large screen and the audience cheered her on. Afterward, she looked heavenward, and bowed.