Posts tagged "Michael Jackson"

Christina Aguilera, Ne-Yo & Beyonce Thrill At Michael Jackson Forever

Over two years after the King Of Pop's passing, MJ fandom is as strong as ever, with major stars still turning out to honor the fallen legend. At this weekend's Michael Jackson Forever tribute concert in Wales, performers such as Christina Aguilera, Jamie Foxx, Cee Lo Green, Leona Lewis, and Ne-Yo paid homage …
By: Idolator Staff / October 9, 2011

Michael Jackson Trial: More Disturbing Audio Released

As much as we try to focus on any uplifting Michael Jackson news - his pretty awesome-looking Cirque Du Soleil tribute show finally premiered, yay! - the Conrad Murray manslaughter trial goes on, continuing to bring more disheartening details about the King Of Pop's life and death. Besides a never-ending assortment …
By: Becky Bain / October 5, 2011

Michael Jackson’s ‘IMMORTAL’ Cirque Du Soleil Show Opens (PHOTOS)

The Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil spectacular, The IMMORTAL World Tour, officially opened yesterday in Montreal. Over 13,000 fans joined the Jackson family for the premiere tribute to the King Of Pop. While these recently released show pics reveal a dancing Bubbles, he sadly was not portrayed by a real chim …
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 3, 2011

Preview The Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil Show (PHOTOS)

The Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil spectacular — aka The Immortal World Tour — premieres this Monday October 2 in Montreal, and it will undoubtedly be one hot ticket for fans of the late singer's music. (Which, last we checked, is just about everyone.) The show features over 60 of the King Of …
By: Becky Bain / September 29, 2011

Michael Jackson Trial: Opening Statements Read, Shocking Photos And Video Revealed

The trial against Dr. Conrad Murray for the death of Michael Jackson has begun, and it even has its own Ustream so you can catch all the morbid details in real time. And if the results of Day One are any indication, there's bound to be a lot of uncomfortable, depressing and all-around …
By: Becky Bain / September 27, 2011

Prince Jackson Carries On Michael Jackson’s Charitable Legacy (PHOTOS)

At one point, Michael Jackson's children were kept as out of the spotlight as possible after the tragic passing of the King of Pop a little over two years ago. Now that is changing, as Prince Jackson is following in his dad's moonwalking footsteps to champion a cause MJ cared deeply about: aiding …
By: Idolator Staff / September 23, 2011

Pepsi Celebrates ‘The X Factor’ With Pop Star Medley Commercial

Pepsi is the drink-of-choice of The X Factor (yet another example of how Simon Cowell's new show is completely different from Coca-Cola-sponsored American Idol)  and the company tributes the music icons who have appeared in previous Pepsi spots over the last few decades by airing a new commercial tonight on the series premiere.
By: Becky Bain / September 21, 2011

Das Racist, Uh, “Tribute” Michael Jackson In Their New Video

Hear that sound? It's the King Of Pop letting out an "Eeeee-Heeeeeee" shriek from the great beyond following the release of rap trio Das Racist's "Michael Jackson" video. In the completely off the wall (ahem) clip, a Jackson impersonator twirls around as the members of Das Racist sneer while delivering the chorus "Michael Jackson, a …
By: Robbie Daw / September 9, 2011

10 Albums That Turn(ed) 20 In 2011: Remember The Time (PHOTOS)

The year 1991 marked a significant change in the sound of pop music. The days of bubblegum (Debbie Gibson, Rick Astley, New Kids On The Block) and hair metal (Poison, Warrant, Motley Crue) were suddenly numbered as alternative rock and grunge culture bubbled up to the surface and heavily infiltrated the mainstream. Perhaps sensing the …
By: Robbie Daw / September 5, 2011

Patrick Stump Covers Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”

Earlier this week, soul punker Patrick Stump performed in Austin, Texas at Mix 94.7 for an acoustic show, and busted out a cover of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean". We've heard him briefly tackle the MJ song before as part of his viral Michael Jackson medley, and now there's even more of a …
By: Becky Bain / September 2, 2011

The Morning Mix: Britney Spears’ Dancers Stage Their Own Tribute To Her

Did You Hear? :: If you thought the MTV Music Video Awards tribute to Britney Spears was a bit lackluster, perhaps you might approve of the one staged by her own Femme Fatale Tour dancers? [Pink Is The New Blog] :: First week sales Of Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV could …
By: Robbie Daw / August 30, 2011

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The K-Pop In This Week’s Reader Comments

This week we made some predictions on who will win at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, while new videos from Beyonce, Lil Wayne and Florence + The Machine premiered. Meanwhile, Billboard launched it's new K-Pop Hot 100 chart and Chris Brown did hi …
By: Robbie Daw / August 26, 2011

Ne-Yo Joins Michael Jackson Tribute Concert — Perhaps KISS’ Replacement?

The Michael Jackson tribute show will now include a "gentleman" in its lineup. Ne-Yo is the latest artist added to Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert (October 8), joining the likes of Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo, Craig David, Leona Lewis and JLS.  We wonder if this addition has anything to do with …
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / August 26, 2011

The Morning Mix: Kelly Clarkson Felt Robbed By Song Leaks This Summer

Did You Hear? :: Speaking about the incident for the first time (and as you would imagine), Kelly Clarkson says she felt robbed when an album's worth of her songs leaked onto the Internet earlier in the summer. [EW Music Mix] :: Arjan is giving away tickets to the Los Angeles LifeBeat VMA …
By: Robbie Daw / August 23, 2011

Chris Brown Pretends To Be Michael Jackson Again

If there were elections held to appoint the new Michael Jackson (as if such a thing could ever be), Chris Brown would be Tracy Flick. Brown has made it perfectly clear he is more than willing to take on the responsibility of being the new King Of Pop by attempting to impersonate Michael …
By: Becky Bain / August 22, 2011

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Perry In This Week’s Reader Comments

This week Katy Perry made history when "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" crawled to number one on the Hot 100, becoming her fifth consecutive chart-topper from Teenage Dream — an album that songwriting veteran Linda Perry coincidentally dismissed as "crap". Way to rain on a girl's parade! Other hot topics included Lady …
By: Idolator Staff / August 19, 2011

Michael Jackson Honored (Sort Of) With ‘FAME’ Comic Book

This is it — the cover of the FAME: Michael Jackson comic book, that is. BlueWater Productions, the company bringing us Selena Gomez: Young At Heart, now has a special edition out commemorating the late King Of Pop — just in time to honor MJ's birthday on August 29.
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / August 18, 2011

The Morning Mix: Bjork Reveals ‘Biophilia’ Album Cover

Did You Hear? :: Boundary-pushing pop auteur Björk looks like a cosmic Pointer Sister on the cover of her new album, Biophilia. [Pink Is The New Blog] :: Neon Hitch has followed up her Wiz Khalifa cover by tackling Mac Miller's viral hit "Donald Trump". [Arjan Writes] :: AC/DC …
By: Idolator Staff / August 18, 2011

KISS Disinvited From Performing At Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

The plans for the Michael Jackson tribute concert (to take place October 8 in Wales) is well underway, and though it may have the anticipation of MJ fans hoping to score a ticket to the star-studded show, it does not have the approval of the Jackson estate. The executors of Jackson's estate have …
By: Becky Bain / August 17, 2011

Katy Perry Ties Michael Jackson’s Chart Record As “Last Friday Night” Tops Hot 100

Last month we posed the question, "Does Katy Perry deserve to tie Michael Jackson's chart record of five #1 singles from one album?" And Idolator readers sounded off by the thousands via our poll. (Er, don't pop your retainer, Katy — the results weren't exactly in your favor.) Regardless, “Last Friday …
By: Robbie Daw / August 17, 2011
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