Chris Brown expressed anger that the American Music Awards cancelled

his planned tribute to Michael Jackson.

Jackson’s classic album, Thriller, came out 40 years ago in November.

Brown told his 124 million Instagram followers that his planned performance to

honor the King of Pop was nixed by the American Music Awards a few days

ahead of the show without explanation and his followers and fans are incensed.

Wrote Brown on IG, “WOULD’VE been the AMA performance but they cancelled me for reasons unknown. 📷.”

According to reports, Brown would have begun the tribute with his own single, “Under the Influence.”

But then he would have segued into an homage from Jackson.

He was said to emulate many of the famed dance scenes that Jackson made household works of art

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