At the biggest music awards ceremony of the year, the biggest artist of this generation was honored like never before.
First, Celine Dion, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Smokey Robinson performed Jackson's "Earth Song" together, while a 3D version of the video from This Is It played in the background.
From there, Jackson's two eldest children closed the show, as Prince Michael and Paris accepted the Grammys' Lifetime Achievement on their father's behalf. Said Prince, pictured below with his siblings and Lionel Richie:
"[We] like to thank the fans, our father loved you so much. Our father was always concerned about the planet... We will continue to spread his message."
As for the night's main winners, they included Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Lady GaGa. Read on for a full list.