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UPDATED: Katherine Jackson First Reported Missing, Then Found In Arizona

X. Alexander | July 22, 2012 - 10:27 am

Katherine Jackson, the woman who gave birth to more than one of the last century’s greatest entertainers, has been reported missing. The report was filed by Trent Jackson, her nephew, after some confusion about whether or not she was traveling with daughter Rebbie Jackson. This follows a series of disagreements within the Jackson family, with… More »


Michael Jackson Estate Paid Back Most Of His $500 Million Debt

Carl Williott | July 15, 2012 - 1:16 pm

Of all the bizarre factors surrounding Michael Jackson’s death, one of the most mind-boggling was that the King Of Pop left behind $500 million in debt despite his towering commercial success. Now, just over three years since he died, it appears Jackson’s estate has finally dug itself out of the huge financial hole: executors have… More »


Spike Lee Working On A Michael Jackson Documentary For ‘Bad’ 25th Anniversary

Becky Bain | July 10, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The hooplah surrounding the 25th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s Bad is getting even bigger. Not only will the album be re-released with a ton of extras (including a concert DVD, new remixes and unreleased recordings), filmmaker Spike Lee will direct a documentary that will coincide with the release of the re-issue.

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Beyonce Writes To Michael Jackson On The Third Anniversary Of His Death

X. Alexander | June 26, 2012 - 11:56 am

It’s now been three years since the world lost one of the greatest entertainers that ever lived, but even in the wake of other tragic losses since — including Whitney Houston and Amy WinehouseMichael Jackson’s legacy continues to be unique. On the third anniversary of the music world’s loss, Beyonce took time to… More »


Michael Jackson’s 10 Best Songs Radio Forgot

Robbie Daw | June 25, 2012 - 5:45 am

Three years ago today, Michael Jackson, an entertainer whose career spanned five decades — and who experienced monolithic fame in that time — died. He was 50. And just as with certain periods of his life, Jackson’s death caused a global media frenzy, particularly online. The news spread quickly, causing sites such as Wikipedia and… More »


Justin Bieber Is Perfect For Michael Jackson Duet, Says Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins

Nicole Sia | June 19, 2012 - 12:24 am

Justin Bieber’s new studio album Believe packs a ton of star power in its A-list collaborations, which include Nicki Minaj, Drake and Ludacris. But producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins thinks the Biebs has the vocal chops to aspire even higher in his musical matchups — to a level of pop royalty. “I think if Michael [Jackson] was alive… More »



Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Be Messin’ Around”: Hear The ‘Bad’-Era Demo

Robbie Daw | June 7, 2012 - 8:20 am

In the lead-up to the 25th anniversary re-release of Michael Jackson’s 1987 album Bad (i.e. the LP he put out after Thriller), a demo from the singer’s vaults called “Don’t Be Messin’ Around”, which was recorded during the Bad sessions, has surfaced. The track was added as a B-side to a special Walmart re-release of… More »


Oprah Interviews 50 Cent And Paris Jackson For ‘Next Chapter’ Series

Becky Bain | June 6, 2012 - 4:57 pm

After years of supposed beef between 50 Cent and Oprah Winfrey, the two finally get to talk millionaire-y-millionaire on an upcoming episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter. Fiddy has, to say the least, been a critic of Oprah’s, though he’s made a change of heart the last few years — he even named his dogs after… More »


The Werewolves Of Pop: 10 Music Videos To Make You Hungry Like The Wolf

Idolator Staff | June 4, 2012 - 5:30 am

Pop stars live in fantasy worlds of million-dollar mansions, glamorous red carpets and weeks-long vacations in the world’s most beautiful locales. So it’s no wonder that when it comes to writing songs and shooting music videos, artists often look past the quotidien details of everyday and instead dip into the worlds of myth and fantasy… More »



Michael Jackson’s Private Letter To Lisa Marie Presley Pulled From Auction

Becky Bain | May 30, 2012 - 5:01 pm

A private letter Michael Jackson wrote to his then-wife Lisa Marie Presley has been pulled from an upcoming auction. Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills had planned to auction the letter in an upcoming memorabilia sale, but pulled it at Presley’s request. The letter, written sometime between 1993 and 1996, is both a love note to Presley and… More »


Michael Jackson’s “Bad” Gets Remixed By Afrojack For ‘Bad 25′

Becky Bain | May 29, 2012 - 11:59 am

Michael Jackson’s Bad turns 25 this year in style, as the 1987 smash success is getting the anniversary treatment with a ginormous re-issue package that includes the original album, a DVD of his 1988 Wembley Stadium concert, and more goodies than you could ever ask for.

To help promote the September 17 release of BadMore »


Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ To Be Re-Released In Honor Of 25th Anniversary

Becky Bain | May 21, 2012 - 3:58 pm

If you thought the pop world would allow the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Bad album to slip by without a celebration, think again – Bad 25 will be released on September 17, and will include a cornucopia of goodies for the King Of Pop’s insatiable fan base: along with the original album and new remixes and demos, the collection… More »



Adele’s ’21’ Surpasses Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ And ‘Bad’ Album Sales In The UK

Robbie Daw | May 3, 2012 - 11:20 am

Citizens of the world, know this one thing: Adele’s 21 will never be stopped. It’s now up to 8.9 million copies sold in the US alone. She had to hire a maid just to dust off the awards the album has racked up. (Not really, but, you know…) And now Adele has apparently reached another… More »


Michael Jackson To Be Featured In New Pepsi Campaign

Becky Bain | May 3, 2012 - 10:21 am

Michael Jackson’s relationship with Pepsi spanned three decades — so why shouldn’t it continue even after his death? It was announced today that the King Of Pop’s image will be featured in the soft drink company’s upcoming Live For Now campaign, which will include TV ads, special-edition Pepsi cans with Jackson’s iconic silhouette, and chances to… More »


Michael Jackson’s Hologram To Go On Tour?: Morning Mix

Becky Bain | April 19, 2012 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Hologram Tupac, what hath you wrought? After Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre announced that they plan to take Tupac Shakur’s hologram on  tour with them, a 3D illusion of Michael Jackson may be next. MJ’s brothers will embark on a tour this summer, and they say there’s a possibility… More »



Dick Clark Remembered: 10 Great ‘American Bandstand’ Interviews

Erika Brooks Adickman | April 18, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Like the rest of the music world, we were saddened by news of Dick Clark’s sudden passing on Wednesday (Apr. 18). In taking time to look back on the media pioneer’s unequivocal impact on music, television and entertainment, we found ourselves captivated by Dick’s interviews with the great pop artists of the early days of… More »


Dick Clark’s Famous Friends (PHOTOS)

Nicole Sia | April 18, 2012 - 3:16 pm

Over the course of a 65-year career in the entertainment industry, Dick Clark was bound to make some famous friends. The television and music mogul rubbed shoulders with artists long after he discovered or promoted them on his radio show, American Bandstand and annual New Year’s Eve spectacles, which is one reason so many artistsMore »


Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” Video: Watch This Michael Jackson-esque Teaser

Robbie Daw | April 10, 2012 - 7:32 am

Michael Jackson fans, take notice, start moon walking and let out an ear-shattering Eeeeeeeeeeee heeeeee! In the latest video preview (it’s #3, for those keeping track) for Justin Bieber’s chart smash “Boyfriend”, the teen crooner conjures inspiration from the classic clip for “The Way You Make Me Feel” by popping his fingers and striking a… More »



Justin Bieber’s Latest Creepy Wax Figure Looks Like Michael Jackson: Morning Mix

X. Alexander | March 20, 2012 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Like oil and water, Justin Bieber and wax just don’t mix. The Biebs gets yet another creepy likeness that looks ultra-feminine, and this time, it’s dressed like Michael Jackson. [Pink is the New Blog]

:: G.O.O.D. news for fans of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music.More »


Nicki Minaj Joins Long Line Of Pepsi Faces: Watch 7 Classic Pop Star Soda Ads

Robbie Daw | March 19, 2012 - 2:03 pm

That sound you hear in the distance is some cha-ching mixed with a little super bass. Nicki Minj is the latest music star to sign with Pepsi Co. — a multi-million dollar deal, Forbes reports — and the “Starships” songstress is set to be the face of the company’s new soda brand Pop. The first… More »


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