- January 5 :
Michael had dinner with Kenny Ortega at the Wynn Restaurant in Las Vegas.
- January 24 :
Michael had dinner with casino mogul Steve Wynn in a private room at Alex restaurant at the Wynn in Las Vegas.
- January 26 :
Michael attended Lance Burton’s 7 p.m. show (Monte Carlo) with his children and Grace.
- January 27 :
Michael had dinner with Kenny Ortega, UK producer Simon Fuller & US journalist Robin Leach at Wing Lei (Wynn)
- January 28 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to see the High School Musical at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
- February 3 :
Michael attended the Beatles Love musical at the Mirage.
- February 13 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to a shopping spree at the FAO Schwarz of the Forum shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Later Michael hosted a big party for Prince 10th birthday.
- February 17 :
Janet, Rebbie, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Jackie & Leonard Rowe visited Michael at this Las Vegas home and asked him to reunite with The Jacksons and tour America.
Over the NBA’s All-Star weekend, Michael, Will I Am & Chris Tucker attended a performance of Prince at his club 3121 in L.V.
- February 18 :
Michael & Will I Am worked on music together.
- February 21 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to the World Magic Seminar Show at the Orleans Showroom in L.V. Later Michael hosted a big party for Blanket’s 5th birthday.
- February 27 :
Michael gave a deposition for the Ayscough & Marar lawsuit.
Michael arrived in Tokyo with his children and he asked the fans to take part in an art design contest to be used on his upcoming website for the Michael Jackson Company. He was joined by Raymone Bain, Katherine Jackson & Mark Lester.
- March 7 :
Michael took his kids to Disneyland Tokyo.
Michael attended the ‘Premium VIP Party with Michael Jackson’ in Tokyo.
- March 9 :
Michael attended a fan appreciation event in Tokyo.
Michael visited with about 3,000 US troops and their family members gathered at a fitness center at Camp Zama in the south of Tokyo.
- March 14 :
Michael & his entourage left Tokyo and flew to London.
They visited Mark Lester and his family in Cheltenham.
- March 21 :
- April 3 :
Michael took Paris, Prince and Blanket to the FAO Schwarz Toy Store at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace (Las Vegas). Afterwards they went to the Wynn Hotel for lunch at “Wing Lei” Chinese Restaurant before going home, where a party was thrown for Paris 9th birthday.
- May 4 :
Michael went to see “Spider Man 3” at Brenden Theatres (Palms) in Las Vegas.
- May 22 :
Michael arrived in London on a flight from Los Angeles with Grace & the kids.
- May 25/26 :
Michael attended Prince Azim of Brunei 25th birthday celebration at the Stapelford country club in Leicestershire.
- June 1 :
Michael, his children and Grace left London and flew back to Los Angeles.
- June 6 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to a private, two-hour tour of “Bodies … The Exhibition” and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.
- June 7 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas.
- June 18 :
Michael’s lawyers settled a lawsuit brought by Prescient Acquisition that was seeking $48 million. The confidential settlement was signed by the Judge just as jury selection is set to begin in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
- June 25 :
Michael’s lawyers agreed to a judgment directing him to pay $216,000, plus interest to The law firm of Ayscough & Marar that sued him for overdue fees
- June 27 :
Raymone Bain issued a press release to deny several false rumors about Michael & Grace and she revealed that he is currently in the studio putting finishing touches on his music. She also stated that he has not “left” Las Vegas nor is he being “evicted” from his residence in Las Vegas. Michael decided not to exercise the option to purchase the house he’s been staying in since last December.
- July 3 :
Raymone confirmed that Michael was scouting out some summer- house properties. He was in the Eastern Shore of Maryland last week for about 24 hours.
Michael came to the east coast with his children about 10 days ago to attend some meetings with his advisers and attorneys who live in the East coast.
- July 18 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space and American Indian museums in Washington DC.
- July 25 :
Michael went to the law offices of Venable LLP in Washington to give a deposition in the $30 million lawsuit brought by his former manager, Dieter Wiesner. He was accompanied his attorney, William Mundell and Wiesner by his partner Ronald Konitzer and his attorney: Howard King.
- August 29 :
- September 13 :
Michael arrived in New York City with his children and Grace.
- September 14 :
Michael met stylist Rushka Bergman at the Four Seasons Hotel in N.Y.
- September 15 :
Michael made a photo shoot at the Boylan Studios for an upcoming cover of Italian L’Uomo Vogue magazine with photographer Bruce Weber.
- September 16 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to see ‘The Long King’ at the Minskoff Theatre in NYC.
- September 24 :
Michael made a photo shoot for the upcoming cover of Ebony magazine at the Harlem museum with photographer Matthew Rolston. Raymone Bain attended the photoshoot.
- September 25 :
Michael (with Blanket by his side) gave an interview to Harriete Cole for his upcoming Ebony cover story.
Los Angeles Judge Joseph S. Biderman dismissed the Dieter Wiesner case. The parties agreed to take part in the settlement discussions weeks ago. After a friendly deposition of Michael Jackson, the parties agreed to dismiss not only parts of the claims, but the entire case.
- October 3 :
- October 31 :
Access Hollywood aired a preview of Michael’s photo shoot for Ebony magazine.
Michael & his children celebrated Halloween at the Cascio family home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
- November 7 :
Michael and his children arrived in Los Angeles.
Michael attended Reverend Jesse Jackson’s 66th Birthday Bash at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in the company of Berry Gordy and Larry King among others.
Michael’s issue of Ebony magazine celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Thriller hit the news stands in the US.
- November 15 :
Michael & Grace went shopping in L.A.
- November 22 :
Michael & his children celebrate Thanksgiving in L.A.
- December 1 :
Michael went shopping at Sharper Image in Beverly Hills.
- December 15 :
Michael took Prince, Paris & Blanket to a shopping spree in Las Vegas. They recently came back to the city staying at the PALMS Hotel & Casino
Michael appeared on the cover of Jet magazine.
- December 24/25 :
Michael celebrated Christmas with Prince, Paris & Blanket in Las Vegas.
- December 27 :
Both Michael and Raymone enter into a “Payment and Release Agreement” terminating her employment as Michael’s manager and president of the MJ Company against the payment of $488,820.05.
- December 31 :
The loan on the Sony/ATV music catalog was refinanced which provided 25 millions dollars in cash to Michael.