Posts tagged "Michael Jackson"

Justin Bieber Attends Michael Jackson Ceremony At Grauman’s Chinese Theater (PHOTOS)

The late, great Michael Jackson was honored today by having his glove and shoe prints immortalized at the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Joining the Gloved One’s family for the ceremony was Justin Bieber (with his newly tinted ‘do), who posed alongside Jackson’s daughter, Paris. Perhaps having the late King Of Pop as your dad makes one…

Erika Brooks Adickman / January 26, 2012

Darren Criss Tributes Michael Jackson In “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”

Darren Criss obviously knows how to dance — after all, he had to show off his moves nightly during his three-week run in the Broadway show How To Succeed — but we had no idea he knew how to dance. Blaine is the lead Gleek in this performance clip of “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”, from Glee’s upcoming…

Becky Bain / January 26, 2012

The 10 Most Memorable Super Bowl Halftime Performances Of All Time

On February 5, Indianapolis will host Super Bowl XLVI — the 46th iteration of America’s biggest game. Millions of fans will gather ’round the television set with seven-layer dip and cold drinks to watch an epic match-up of teams, the year’s funniest and most expensive commercials and most importantly — as far a…

Idolator Staff / January 19, 2012

‘Glee’ Gears Up For Michael Jackson Tribute Episode With ‘TV Guide’ Cover (PHOTOS)

The Michael Jackson tribute episode of Glee — aptly titled “Michael” — is just three weeks away (it airs January 31), and TV Guide Magazine got the inside scoop and some pics from the set. “Michael’s kids are somewhat fans of the show, so the estate was lovely,” says show runner Ryan Murphy. “In fact,…

Robbie Daw / January 10, 2012

Michael Jackson To Be Immortalized At Grauman’s Chinese Theater: Morning Mix

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:: On January 26, Michael Jackson will be immortalized at Grauman’s Chinese Theater by having his three children, Paris, Prince and Blanket, dip his sequined glove and shoes in cement. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Britney Spears is clearly infatuated with her engagement ring. [MTV Buzzworthy]…

Becky Bain / January 6, 2012

Penguin Prison: Popping Up

Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey—Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too.

We’re 85% sure that Chris Glover, now known professionally as synth-enthusiast and remixer extraordinaire Penguin Prison, is not an aquatic bird. Nor is he incarcerated. This 28-year-old New Yorker…

Robbie Daw / January 5, 2012

Michael Jackson Tribute Episode Of ‘Glee’: Check Out The Leaked Song List

The alleged list of songs featured in the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute episode of Glee has hit the web, and instead of the rumored 10 to 12 tunes from MJ’s songbook, there will be 14 tracks (!) performed on the show. (Two of the numbers will be mash-ups comprised of two songs, but still, that’…

Becky Bain / December 27, 2011

Michael Jackson Auction: Final Home Contents Go For Nearly $1 Million

You may recall all the headlines, and subsequent revulsion you felt, when news came last month that Michael Jackson’s deathbed was to go up for auction? Thankfully, after some sha-moaning from MJ’s estate, the bed the singer died in was removed from the bidding. But the auction did indeed carry on this past Saturday, at…

Robbie Daw / December 19, 2011

‘Glee’ To Tribute Michael Jackson: Morning Mix

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:: Nearly a year after their performance of “Thriller” after the Super Bowl, Glee is planning to tribute Michael Jackson yet again in their Janury 24 episode. Ten to twelve songs from the King Of Pop’s songbook will be covered over the course of the episode, which basically work…

Becky Bain / December 7, 2011

Conrad Murray Sentenced: Michael Jackson’s Doctor Gets Four Years In Prison

After being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, Dr. Conrad Murray was sentenced to four years in prison — the maximum sentence possible — for his involvement in the death of Michael Jackson. During the sentencing, Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor noted that “Dr. Murray engaged in a recurring, continuous pattern of deceit and lies.” More…

Becky Bain / November 29, 2011

Katy Perry Only The Fifth Artist To Land Six Top 10 Hot 100 Hits From One Album

When the pop history book is finally written about this era of music, upcoming SNL host Katy Perry will have at least one more achievement to look back on, following her record five Hot 100 chart-topping singles from Teenage Dream — she’s now only fifth artist to land six Top 10 hits on the Hot…

Robbie Daw / November 23, 2011

Whatcha Say: Headless Gaga + Posthumous Amy Winehouse Got Our Readers Talking

By Monday morning, Lady Gaga’s UK X Factor performance — which featured a decapitated Mother Monster holding her own head in the crook of her arm while singing “Marry The Night” — had washed onto the Internet. The past week also brought a listening session for Amy Winehouse’s upcoming Lioness collection, Rebecca Black’s new single…

Robbie Daw / November 18, 2011

Michael Jackson’s “Dancing Machine/Blame It On The Boogie”: Mashup Made In Heaven

Ahead of next week’s release of Michael Jackson’s Cirque Du Soleil soundtrack Immortal, Billboard brings us a full listen off Epic Records’ “re-imagining” of the King of Pop’s work (which hath also wrought an encyclopedic megamix). “Dancing Machine/Blame It On The Boogie” stitches together two of MJ’s Jacksons-era grooves over a driving house beat…

Idolator Staff / November 16, 2011

Michael Jackson Biopic In The Works

Michael Jackson has posthumously received his own Cirque Du Soleil show, and he may soon get his own Hollywood movie. Variety reports that the Jackson estate has approached the Montecito Picture Company about producing and financing a biopic of the King Of Pop, focusing only certain periods of the star’s life. (So, we’re safe to…

Becky Bain / November 16, 2011

Michael Jackson’s Deathbed No Longer To Be Auctioned: Morning Mix

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:: Though we know you rabid MJ fans are probably disappointed, the queen-sized bed Michael Jackson died in will no longer be auctioned. Though the full bed wasn’t for sale — just the headboard, as the mattresses were taken away as evidence — the item has been pulled upon request…

Becky Bain / November 16, 2011

Michael Jackson Recordings With Freddie Mercury & Queen To Be Released

Even more posthumous music from Michael Jackson is to be released, following last year’s Michael compilation. MTV UK reports that the late King Of Pop’s estate has given permission to rock legends Queen, who recently performed with Adam Lambert at the MTV Europe Music Awards, to finish production on tracks Jackson recorded in the early…

Robbie Daw / November 14, 2011

Michael Jackson’s Deathbed Up For Auction (Don’t All Rush At Once, Folks)

Items from the mansion in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles where Michael Jackson and his children lived in at the time of the singer’s death are heading to auction, reports Entertainment Weekly. To be included: antique furnishings, paintings, sculptures and the queen-size bed Jackson died in. (This is the point where you close…

Robbie Daw / November 9, 2011

Michael Jackson Trial: Conrad Murray Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

After a six-week long trial filled with disturbing photos, audio and details of the King of Pop’s private life, the verdict of Dr. Conrad Murray’s responsibility in the death of Michael Jackson has been revealed — the jury found Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. The 58-year-old cardiologist faces a maximum sentence of four years i…

Becky Bain / November 7, 2011

VH1’s 40 Greatest Michael Jackson Songs List Isn’t Bad

Michael Jackson was not immortal, no matter what Cirque Du Soleil might have you believe. His music, on the other hand, will last forever, and the art of pop is already far better for the influence that Jackson wielded during an historic 40-year career. With an airing of This Is It this week, VH1 decided…

Idolator Staff / November 6, 2011

Listen To The Michael Jackson “Immortal Megamix”

Michael Jackson is already Forbes’ top-ranking highest-earning dead celebrity, but expect his estate’s fortune to grow even more with the impending release of Michael Jackson Immortal soundtrack, which accompanies the King Of Pop’s Cirque Du Soleil spectacular. Today we get to hear “The Immortal Megamix”, which mashes up the pop singer’s hit singles “Can You…

Becky Bain / October 31, 2011
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