La Toya Jackson - Awards and Other Achievements

Awards and Other Achievements

  • Jackson co-wrote "Reggae Nights" for reggae artist Jimmy Cliff, which received a Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Recording. She later recorded the song for her album No Relations.
  • Jackson was honored as a writer, arranger, and producer of Cliff Hanger, which won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1986.
  • She was one of the recipients of a Grammy Award for Record of the Year as a vocalist for "We Are the World".
  • She won one of five Outstanding Song Awards at the 1985 World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan, for her song "Baby Sister"
  • Jackson received a US Congressional Tribute for her participation in a "Beat It" rally and Stay In School Campaign
  • Jackson's foot prints were immortalized on Rotterdam's Star Boulevard Walk of Fame on 19 December 1991, originally located in Scheveningen.
  • She has a namesake dessert at Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood. The "La Toya Jackson Shake" consists of strawberries, raspberries, caramel, topped with whipped cream and a Cadbury flake.
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