The album recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.
"MJ thank you for the inspiration you've given us all!"
The So So Def founder's opinion arrives after the AMAs axed Chris Brown's MJ tribute.
Brown won an award for the Favorite Male R&B Artist category at the 2022 AMAs.
"Chris, he got Bloods around him, he got little gangbangers around him. He don't have the guidance."
Let's take a stroll down memory lane with the King of R&B.
"[That] was a moniker my dad earned," said the 25-year-old.
Adele and The Weeknd trail right behind with five nods each.