Michael receives a Golden Globe Award for Ben.
- January 10:
The Jackson 5 appear on the Dick Cavett Show.
The single Hallelujah Day is released by Motown.
- March 2:
Concert in Oklahoma City ( Oklahoma )
- March 3:
Concert in Monroe ( Louisiana )
- March 4:
Concert in Houston ( Texas )
- March 9 :
Katherine files for divorce after finding out about Joe's affair but she withdraws her demand a couple of months later.
- March 27:
Michael performs Ben at the Academy Awards (the song is nominated as best song for a film)
- March 29:
The album Skywriter is released by Motown.
- April 13:
The album Music & Me and the single With A Child’s Heart are released by Motown.
- April 22:
The Jackson 5 arrive in Tokyo . While in Japon, they take time to visit Buddhist temples, art museumsand the Oriental Gardens of the Takanawa Prince Hotel.
- April 27:
Concert at Tokyo ’ Annual Music Festival at the Imperial Palace .
- April 28:
Concert in Hiroshima .
- April 30:
Concert on Osaka .
- May 2:
Concert in Tokyo
- May 3:
The Jacksons 5 fly home.
- May 5:
Concert in Portland ( Oregon )
- May 6:
Concert in Seattle ( Washington )
- May 18:
Concert in Philadelphia (Pensylvania)
- May 19:
Concert in Dayton ( Ohio )
- May 20:
Concert in Colombus ( Ohio )
- June 22:
The Jackson 5 arrive in Brisbane . They are the first black group ever to tour in Australia.
- June 23:
Concert in Brisbane .
- June 26:
Concert in Melbourne
- June 29:
Concert in Perth
- June 30:
Concert in Adelaide
- July 2:
Concert in Sydney
- July 3:
The Jackson 5 go to New Zealand.
- July 4:
Concert in Chirstchurch.
- July 5:
Concert in Wellington
- July 13:
Concert in Boston (Massachussetts)
- July 14:
Concert in New Haven ( Connecticut )
- July 15:
Concert in Providence ( Rhode Island )
- July 17:
Concert in San Juan ( Puerto Rico )
- July 20:
Concert in Pittsburg ( Pennsylvania )
- July 21:
Concert in Long Pond ( Pennsylvania )
- July 22:
Concert at the Madison Square Garden of New York City .
- July 24/25:
Concert in Chicago ( Illinois )
- July 27:
Concert in Cleveland ( Ohio )
- July 28:
Concert in Detroit ( Michigan )
- July 29:
Concert in Saratoga ( New York )
The single Get It Together is released by Motown.
- August 3:
Concert in Richmond ( Virginia )
- August 4:
Concert in Hampton ( Virginia )
Dee Dee gives birth to Toriano Jackson 2 (Taj)
- August 5:
Concert in Baltimore ( Virginia )
- August 6:
The Jackson 5 are on the cover of Soul Magazine.
- August 7:
Concert in Greensboro ( North Carolina )
- August 8:
Concert in Nashville ( Tennessee )
- August 10:
Concert in ( South Carolina )
- August 11:
Concert in Atlanta ( Georgia )
- August 12:
Concert in Miami ( Florida )
- August 17:
Concert in Memphis ( Tennessee )
- August 18:
Concert in St Louis ( Missouri )
- August 19:
Concert in Indianaolis (Indiana)
- August 21:
Concert in New Orleans ( Louisiana )
- August 22:
Concert in Dallas ( Texas )
- August 24:
Concert in San Francisco (Calfornia)
- August 25:
Concert in Fresno ( California )
- August 26:
Concert at the Forum of Los Angeles .
- August 28:
Concert in Boston (Massachussetetts)
- August 29:
Concert in Montreal ( Quebec ) Michael turns 15.
- August 31:
Concert in Colombus ( Ohio )
- September 2:
Concert in Honolulu ( Hawaii )
- September 12:
The album Get It Together is released by Motown.
- October 4:
Tito Dee Dee & Taj are on the cover of Jet Magazine.
- November 17:
The Jackson 5 are special guests at the Soull Train Show where they perform Dancing Machine, You’re in Good Hands (by Jermaine), With A child’s Heart (by Michael) & Don’t Say Goodbye Again.
Michael & The Jackson 5 have appeared on the front cover of every issue of Right on! Magazine in 1973!
- December 15:
Michael attends the wedding of Jermaine & Hazel Gordy on Los Angeles .
- December 18:
Jermaine & Hazel are on the cover of Jet Magazine.