People: Mar. 12, 1984

Advance title: The 26th Annual Grammy Awards. By the end of last week's prize-giving gala in Los Angeles, though, it had unquestionably become The Michael Jackson Show. Jackson, 25, nimbly walked off with the gold-plated gramophone eight times, a record record. Among other categories, he captured album of the year (Thriller), record of the year (Beat It) and best male pop vocal (Thriller). The sylphlike Prince of Pop even dominated the show's commercial breaks. His two eagerly awaited Pepsi-Cola ads made their debut during the 3½-hr. telecast. There was an unusual extra thrill...

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