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Jackson 5 To Reunite At Awards Ceremony

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Jackson 5 To Reunite At Awards Ceremony

Jackson 5 To Reunite At Awards Ceremony

Jackson 5 To Reunite At Awards Ceremony

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In addition to performances from the Jackson 5, there will also be an all-star tribute. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Sunday night, one of the biggest phenomena in pop music reunites for the eighth BMI Urban Awards. Four of the five original members — Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Jermaine Jackson — are all scheduled to appear at the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills to accept the BMI Icons award. Michael Jackson has not yet confirmed an appearance.

The Icons award is given to musicians with "a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." Past winners include Chuck Berry, The Bee Gees, Willie Nelson and Carlos Santana.

In an interview with host Scott Simon, Stephen Davis — ghost writer of Michael Jackson's autobiography — spins classic Jackson 5 singles and talks about the legacy of the Motown group.

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