The music received a Golden Globe for Greatest Track in the identical 12 months, and reached primary in a couple of territories – together with the united statesA.
Ben was additionally nominated for an Academy Award for Greatest Authentic Track in 1973 – however sadly misplaced out to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern.
Michael Jackson’s official Twitter account posted in regards to the first launch of Ben, because it reached its 48th anniversary of launch.
The tweet learn: “It was Michael’s first solo #1, received a Golden Globe, and made much more of the world conscious of the facility of Michael Jackson.
“‘Ben’ was launched on today in 1972. Photograph by Neal Preston.”