Posts tagged "Michael Jackson"

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…
By: 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 o…
By: Robbie Daw / December 19, 2011

‘Glee’ To Tribute Michael Jackson: Morning Mix

Did You hear? :: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 o…
By: 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,…
By: 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 groove…
By: 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,…
By: Becky Bain / November 16, 2011

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

Did You Hear? :: 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…
By: 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 Jackso…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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'…
By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2011

Michael Jackson Is Top-Earning Dead Celebrity, Says ‘Forbes’

As the trial of Michael Jackson's former doctor Conrad Murray wears on, Forbes reports that the onetime King Of Pop is #1 on the publication's annual list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities. It's the second year in a row the music legend has topped the list, though Forbes points out that the…
By: Robbie Daw / October 26, 2011

Janet Jackson Cancels Australian Tour Dates To Attend Conrad Murray Trial

As Conrad Murray's defense team makes its case today, Janet Jackson is making sure she's there in the courthouse to support her family. Jackson has canceled three of her Number Ones tour dates in Melbourne, Australia in order for her to be present at the trial. "When I planned these shows, the schedule in California…
By: Becky Bain / October 24, 2011

Paris Jackson Meets Chris Brown (PHOTOS)

No one was more excited for Chris Brown's sold-out Staples Center gig than Paris Jackson. Reportedly, when the Soul Train Awards nominee heard the late King Of Pop's daughter was coming, he generously invited her to attend his sound check. If you couldn't tell by the 13-year-old's Twitter profile pic,…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 21, 2011

Patrick Stump And 10 Other Artists Who Went Solo

Patrick Stump's debut solo album Soul Punk drops today, and its fusion of pop, R&B, soul, and dance is a far cry from anything he released during his ten years in Fall Out Boy. It will be interesting to see how FOB followers react to the singer's new experimental sound, but going solo…
By: Becky Bain / October 18, 2011

Katy Perry Covers Adele’s “Someone Like You” — Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Katy Perry pays respect to her fellow American Music Award nominee Adele by covering her #1 single "Someone Like You" while in concert, sandwiched right in the middle of an acoustic performance of her sixth Teenage Dream single "The One Who Got Away". [ONTD] ::…
By: Becky Bain / October 14, 2011

Christina Aguilera Gets “Dirty” For Michael Forever Tribute (PHOTOS)

Christina Aguilera (along with Jamie Foxx, fellow Voice judge Cee Lo Green, Leona Lewis, and Ne-Yo) paid tribute to late music legend Michael Jackson at the Michael Forever concert on Saturday. And what better person to perform MJ's 1988 hit "Dirty Diana", than the dirrrty diva? Check…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 10, 2011
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