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Michael Jackson Grammy quiz: Can you beat it?

July 5, 2009 |  3:43 am

Michael Jackson only won the Grammy for best record of the year once – for "Beat It."

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Well, OK, maybe twice, if we count "We Are the World," which we should. Michael Jackson shared the separate, mirror award for best song with Lionel Richie for having penned the tune, but the official winner listed for best record (which goes to the recording artist) that year was "USA for Africa (various artists)."

Only one other time was Michael Jackson ever nominated for best record at the Grammys. For which tune?

1.) "Billie Jean"
2.) "Just Can't Stop Loving You"
3.) "Heal the World"
4.) "Man in the Mirror"
5.) "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
6.) "You Are Not Alone"

To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below.

ANSWER: "Man in the Mirror" lost best record to Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" in 1988.

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Photo: Reuters

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