September 3, 2009 - Jackson is buried at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California.
October 28, 2009 - Michael Jackson's documentary "This Is It" is released. The film consists of footage from Jackson's rehearsals for shows in London that were scheduled to take place in July 2009. An album by the same name was released October 27, 2009 in the U.S.
November 22, 2009 - Wins four posthumous American Music Awards, best pop/rock male artist, best soul/R&B male and the best album award in the pop/rock and soul/R&B for the greatest hits compilation "Number Ones."
January 31, 2010 - Posthumously receives the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
October 25, 2010 - Is number one on Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list with earnings of $275 million, more than the combined earnings of the other 12 celebrities on the list.
June 26, 2011 - Jackson's "Thriller" jacket is sold at auction for $1.8 milion to Milton Verret of Austin, Texas.
November 7, 2011 - Dr. Conrad Murray is found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Jackson in 2009.
November 21, 2011 - Michael Jackson's second posthumous album titled "Immortal" is released.
October 2012 - Is number two on Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list with $145 million in earnings.