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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Famous as :

Pop singer

Birth Name :

Michael Joseph Jackson

Birth Date :

August 29, 1958

Birth Place :

Gary, Indiana, USA

Spouse :

Lisa Marie Presley (singer, 26-May-94 - 18-Jan-96), Debbie Rowe (dermatologist nurse, 14-Nov-96 - 8-Oct-99)

Claim to fame :

Album "Off the Wall" (1979)

Biography


Michael Jackson will forever be The King of Pop although he no longer lives. His legacy will never fade and continue to influence many generations to come. Fire years after his passing, a new album called "Xscape" to honor his memory is scheduled to be released. Songs from his leftover vault are carefully chosen by his estate to follow up his first posthumous album in 2010.

Born Michael Joseph Jackson on August 29, 1958, Jacko is the seventh of nine siblings, Rebbie Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, LaToya Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Randy Jackson, and Janet Jackson, who were all raised in a strict Jehovah's Witnesses. But in 1987, he left the religion after the shunning of his sister LaToya.

Latest News


Michael Jackson's Family Memorabilia to Be Auctioned

September 12, 2014 08:25:27 GMT

's family belongings will be part of an online auction after a major collector went bankrupt. Spokeperson of the auction house, Peter Siegel of Gotta Have It! Collectibles, told New York Daily Mail, "Some of the items are ordinary items that could come out of any household - but when it has the provenance of being from the Jackson household, that's history."
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Beyonce, Paris Hilton and More Pay Tribute to Michael Jackson on His Birthday

August 30, 2014 02:19:13 GMT

would have celebrated his 56th birthday on Friday, August 29 if he were still alive. Celebrities took to social media sites to pay tribute to the late King of Pop, who passed away on June 25, 2009.
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Nicki Minaj Has More Hot 100 Hits Than Michael Jackson

August 15, 2014 07:48:59 GMT

entered the music scene way later than , but she has now defeated the late King of Pop for the most hits on Billboard Hot 100. According to Yahoo! Music, the raptress now has 51 Hot 100 hit after "Anaconda" made its debut at No. 19 earlier this week.
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Music Video Premiere: Michael Jackson's 'A Place With No Name'

August 14, 2014 07:08:40 GMT

A new music video has just been released. Created for the star's latest posthumous single "A Place With No Name", the clip was launched on Twitter on Wednesday night, August 13 and becomes the first music video to debut within a single tweet.
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Michael Jackson's Estate Responds to New Sex Abuse Claims

August 06, 2014 07:07:57 GMT

's estate has responded to a man's claims that he was molested by the King of Pop as a child, saying that the man's accusations should be dismissed because he once said Jackson never did anything inappropriate to him. A lawyer for Jackson's estate Howard Weitzman said in a statement, "Mr. Safechuck's request to file a late claim against the Jackson Estate so he can recover money from Michael's beneficiary will hopefully be rejected."
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Michael Jackson's Neverland Estate Being Prepared for Sale

August 02, 2014 04:49:31 GMT

's Neverland estate is considered to be put on the market for sale, a spokesman for the company controlling the property stated on Thursday, July 31. Forbes reported that billionaire Tom Barrack's Colony Capital, which currently manages the estate, was preparing to sell the famous 2,700-acre ranch.
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Rose McGowan Slams Instagram Users Who Claimed She Looked Like Michael Jackson

July 16, 2014 06:30:27 GMT

slammed Instagram users for suggesting she looked like on July 15. Rose was extremely angry with the comments and even posted a before-after picture of Michael later on that day.
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Michael Jackson's Extended Family to Appear in New Reality Show

July 13, 2014 16:37:27 GMT

A new reality show about the Jacksons is in the works. According to the Associated Press, the six-episode show will debut November 18 on Reelz and focus on 's extended family i.e. Alejandra Jackson, the ex-wife of , and her five children.
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Michael Jackson Documentary Triggers Lawsuit Over 'Private' Footage

June 28, 2014 04:44:56 GMT

Craig Williams, the director of "", files a lawsuit against the executors of the late King of Pop's estate. The plaintiff seeks to confirm valid rights on unseen footage from Jacko's 2007 photo shoot which will be used in the documentary.
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Beyonce Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson on the 5th Anniversary of His Death

June 26, 2014 03:33:23 GMT

has penned a heartfelt tribute to on the 5th anniversary of his death. The former member took to her site on Wednesday, June 25 to share some words about the late King of Pop and what his songs and performances meant to her.
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New Lawsuit Filed Over Michael Jackson 'Hologram' Show

June 21, 2014 03:16:31 GMT

Prior to the 2014 Billboard Music Awards last month, Hologram USA attempted to halt 's "hologram" performance. Its owner Alki David claimed that the show would infringe patented hologram technology that he had exclusively licensed.
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Michael Jackson's Estate Plots Eight More Posthumous Albums

June 10, 2014 08:28:49 GMT

's career is seemingly still far from over. According to a new report by Rolling Stone, the family of the late King of Pop is now plotting eight more posthumous albums as they still have plenty of materials in their vaults.
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Denmark Band Plays Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' on Beer Bottles

June 03, 2014 09:16:09 GMT

The Bottle Boys proves that 's "Billie Jean" will still sound great even though it's played with uncommon musical instruments. The Denmark five-piece recently released a YouTube video of them covering the song by the late King of Pop using empty beer bottles.
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Video: Teen Recreates Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' Dance on Talent Show

May 23, 2014 06:41:46 GMT

Brett Nichols has become an internet sensation after nailing 's "Billie Jean" dance routine at his school's talent show. A video of his performance has been viewed more than 8 million times after it was uploaded on YouTube earlier this week.
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Quincy Jones Blasts Michael Jackson's 'Xscape' Album: 'It's About Money'

May 22, 2014 06:00:33 GMT

is not a fan of 's new posthumous album, "". The producer, who worked with the late King of Pop in the past, opened up about how he felt about the record when he sat down for an interview on Canadian radio show "Q with Jian Ghomeshi" earlier this week.
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The Black Keys' 'Turn Blue' Blocks Michael Jackson's 'Xscape' From Billboard 200's No. 1

May 22, 2014 01:43:13 GMT

has scored their first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with their latest album, "". According to Nielsen SoundScan, the record makes its debut at the chart's top spot after selling 164,000 copies.
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New Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson Estate May Ruin BMA Performance

May 17, 2014 05:57:20 GMT

Earlier this week, reports emerged suggesting that would perform a new track at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards as a hologram. Now, the performance may be canceled thanks to a lawsuit that was filed by David Alki on Thursday, May 15.
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L.A. Reid Hints at New Justin Bieber and Michael Jackson Collaboration

May 15, 2014 06:14:24 GMT

A new and collaboration is apparently underway. Epic Records Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid teased a project involving the two pop superstars when he recently sat down for an interview with Shaun Robinson on Access Hollywood.
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Video Premiere: Michael Jackson's 'Love Never Felt So Good' Ft. Justin Timberlake

May 14, 2014 15:12:33 GMT

A music video in support of 's latest posthumous single "Love Never Felt So Good" is made available for viewing pleasure. It features vintage footage of Jacko busting his signature moves in various sets. Those old-schooled clips are mixed with new scenes showing various dancers breakdancing to the song and imitating the King of Pop's routine.
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Michael Jackson's Estate Lawyer Says New Sexual Abuse Allegations Are 'False'

May 14, 2014 08:54:21 GMT

's estate recently was hit with new sexual abuse accusations, but a lawyer for the estate said that the claims were "false." On May 12, The Daily Beast reported that a man named James Safechuck, who starred in a 1987's Pepsi ad with the King of Pop when he was a child, filed a sexual assault complaint on Friday, alleging that the star molested him for several years starting when he was 10 years old.
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Jermaine Jackson: Michael Jackson's Posthumous Album Disappoints Me

May 13, 2014 02:47:09 GMT

is not a fan of 's new posthumous album, "". In a new interview with TMZ, the late King of Pop's older brother talked about the 8-track new record which was executive produced by .
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Artist of the Week: Michael Jackson

May 12, 2014 07:06:00 GMT

It's been five years since was found dead in a Los Angeles mansion, but he still can make millions of people feel excited over his new music. A second posthumous album by the late King of Pop is the proof.
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New Music: Michael Jackson's 'Blue Gangsta'

May 09, 2014 04:45:10 GMT

With a few days left before 's posthumous album "" finally arrives, new tracks off the highly-anticipated record keep hitting the web. The latest is a song called "Blue Gangsta", which came out on Thursday, May 8 via MTV.
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Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 'Love Never Felt So Good' Released

May 03, 2014 01:48:20 GMT

A new song from his upcoming posthumous album "" has landed online. Titled "Love Never Felt So Good", the track came in two versions with one being sung entirely by the late King of Pop and one featuring guest vocals from .
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Video: Usher Helps Debut Michael Jackson's New Song 'Love Never Felt So Good'

May 02, 2014 03:21:04 GMT

A brand-new song, "Love Never Felt So Good", was debuted at the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards which is currently underway at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. While the late singer appeared on giant screens, another star, , took the stage to dance to the track, which was introduced by music producer L.A. Reid.
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Michael Jackson's Doctor Conrad Murray Denied Appeal

April 24, 2014 05:58:57 GMT

Conrad Murray, 's doctor who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 in the death of the King of Pop, tried to appeal the conviction but it was denied. As reported by Reuters, the California Supreme Court refused to review the case on Wednesday, April 23.
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Debbie Rowe Reportedly to Seek Guardianship of Michael Jackson's Children

April 11, 2014 09:07:42 GMT

Debbie Rowe reportedly will seek guardianship over 's three children because she believes she can take care of them better. Jackson's three children Prince, Paris and Blanket now live in the Jacksons' home. As reported by TMZ, a friend says that Debbie likes Katherine Jackson, but she is "not connected with the kids or involved in their lives." Katherine's co-guardian TJ Jackson, meanwhile, often leaves the children because of tour.
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Michael Jackson's New Album to Be Released in May

April 01, 2014 02:01:45 GMT

Epic Records and 's estate have announced that a new album by the late singer is currently on the way. The record, which is titled "", will feature eight new songs and is set to be released on May 13.
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Michael Jackson's Brothers Say Brandon Howard Is Not His Son

March 08, 2014 03:33:46 GMT

's brothers have spoken up following a report of DNA test which allegedly proved that a 31-year-old singer called Brandon Howard a.k.a. B Howard is the King of Pop's son. A representative for Jackson's brothers has told TMZ that the DNA test is an "unfounded hearsay."
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Brandon Howard: 'I Have Never Claimed to Be Michael Jackson's Son'

March 07, 2014 03:23:32 GMT

An aspiring singer called Brandon Howard a.k.a. B Howard, who has been reported to be 's son, has denied that he authorized a DNA test to be compared to Jackson's. The singer addresses the issue in a statement released via his manager Scott Broomfield.
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