Chris Brown has expressed his anger that the American Music Awards canceled his planned tribute to Michael Jackson. (Chris Brown Cancels Michael Jackson Tribute, Fans Show Their Support) Jackson's Classic Album Thriller Came Out 40 Years Ago This November. Brown told his 124 million Instagram followers that his planned performance to honor the King of Pop was canceled by the American Music Awards without explanation days before the show, and his followers and fans are furious. "This would have been an AMA performance but was canceled for reasons unknown to me," Brown wrote on IG. Chris Brown Cancels Michael Jackson Tribute, Fans Show Their Support. photo credits by getty image Brown reportedly debuted the tribute with his single, "Under the Influence". But then it would have gone further to pay tribute to Jackson. It was said that Jackson emulated several famous dance sequences, including sections of "Beat It", "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", "Billie Jean" and the title track, "Thriller". (Chris Brown Cancels Michael Jackson Tribute, Fans Show Their Support) Brown was not present at the awards show, but was greeted by former Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland, who accepted an award on his behalf, saying, "Chris Brown isn't here tonight, so I'm accepting the award. " in his name". ... I want to say to Chris, thank you so much for making great R&B music, and I want to say thank you for being an amazing artist. I'll take this award and bring it to you , I love you! Congratulations and congrats to all the nominees in this category." A representative from Dick Clark Productions, which produces the American Music Awards, told Puck News: "Live shows change all the time, it's the nature of this business. Unfortunately, this element of the AMAs didn't come together as we were planning on performing." Couldn't figure it out, it's not Chris Brown's fault." (Chris Brown Cancels Michael Jackson Tribute, Fans Show Their Support) That Didn't Stop Browns Fans From Expressing Their Anger. A fan wrote on Brown's IG post: "Why are you acting like this guy isn't the new MJ? Give this son of a bitch his flowers now! Another said: "I'm upset the last time I performed at an award show was at least 5 years ago. This guy has paid his dues, earned our trust, and still manages to sell out shows." How dare they not make him act? Carry R&B on your back. It's like I can't win. His talent is unmatched. have to work three times more than average? They are playing at their top and I really don't like it. I promise the performances are insane today. Chris must have set the stage on fire as we can all see Thank you Chris for not giving up when the music industry tried to write you off! You are a great man." (Chris Brown Cancels Michael Jackson Tribute, Fans Show Their Support) A third wrote: "Mike smiles so much I love how you keep his legacy alive and if you're going to remake Moonwalker just say CB."