Michael Jackson

Dec
3
Lady Gaga Buys Michael Jackson Memorabilia at Auction

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is the proud owner of some iconic Michael Jackson memorabilia. The pop superstar has purchased over 50 pieces from the King of Pop’s wardrobe collection.

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Nov
23
Kanye West, Chris Brown, & Mariah Carey Celebrate Michael Jackson’s Legacy on ‘Bad 25′ Special

Michael Jackson

As the turkey was finished and the last slice of pumpkin pie was cut, families across America gathered around the television on Thanksgiving night to watch the ABC News documentary “Michael Jackson: Bad 25.”

Director Spike Lee shined a spotlight on the King of Pop’s iconic album Bad, with commentary from those he inspired including Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Chris Brown, CeeLo Green, and Justin Bieber.

Kanye reflected on MJ’s trendsetting fashion in the “Bad” video. “I think the ‘Bad’ moment outfit-wise was far more influential than the ‘Thriller’ moment,” said ‘Ye. “I almost dress like that today.”

The one-hour special also included live performances and never-before-seen footage of the King of Pop making his historic album.

Watch the full broadcast and experience the genius of Michael Jackson.

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Aug
30
Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona, & Swizz Beatz Honor Michael Jackson at BAD25 Concert

Melanie Fiona

On what would have been his 54th birthday, some of the artists Michael Jackson inspired gathered to celebrate his birthday and the 25th anniversary of his iconic album Bad. Melanie Fiona, Ne-Yo, and Swizz Beatz were among those who paid tribute to the King of Pop by covering his Bad classics at the BAD25 Pepsi & Billboard Summer Beats Celebration at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday night.

“Is the world ready to celebrate Michael Jackson?” asked Melanie Fiona, who served up a soulful set of her own hits plus covers of “Dirty Diana” and “Bad.”

Ne-Yo channeled his idol on “Smooth Criminal” and “The Way You Make Me Feel,” and dueted with his artist RaVaughn Brown on “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You.” “You try Michael Jackson songs and hope that it works, so with that said I hope I made Mike proud just now,” said the R&B gent, who also performed new material off his upcoming album R.E.D., due in November.

A 25th anniversary edition of Bad featuring remixes, remastered hits, and unreleased demos will be released on September 18.

If you missed the live stream, you can watch some of the highlights below.

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Aug
10
New Music: Michael Jackson f/ Pitbull – ‘Bad (Afrojack Remix)’ [Snippet]

Bad 25

Michael Jackson gets the remix treatment courtesy of Afrojack and Pitbull. Mr. Worldwide “toasts to the King” on a sped-up club remix of his 1987 classic “Bad.” The DJ Buddha edit, along with other remixes, remastered hits, and unreleased demos, will appear on Bad 25, the 25th anniversary deluxe edition of the King of Pop’s seventh album, due September 18. Preview a 60-second snippet below.

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Jul
25
Chris Brown Wants Jackson Family Feud to End

Chris Brown

The drama that’s unfolding in the public eye within the Jackson family was bound to make headlines. However, Chris Brown is not happy about it. The R&B crooner took to his Twitter account to vent his feelings on the family feuding over the King of Pop’s estate and guardianship over his children.

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Jun
26
Beyoncé Remembers Michael Jackson

Beyoncé

Three years ago, the world mourned the loss of Michael Jackson. While he’s gone too soon, the King of Pop lives on through his music and the legions of artists he inspired including Beyoncé. On the anniversary of his death, the 30-year-old singer pens a letter to her idol, thanking him for making her the artist she is today. She recalls watching a young MJ perform live and realizing the soul and swag that he possessed.

“Michael taught me that sometimes you have to forget technique, forget what you have on,” writes B, who performed the Jackson 5’s “I Wanna Be Where You Are” while auditioning for a record deal with Destiny’s Child.

Read her touching tribute to the late legend below.

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Mar
9
Jamie Foxx Dances Like Michael Jackson in His Underwear [Video]

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx has always been a smooth operator and he once again proves it. Before he went on to win an Oscar and Grammy, the Hollywood superstar gave an award-worthy performance in his own L.A. mansion. TMZ has unearthed a video from roughly 10 years ago where Jamie busts out his best Michael Jackson moves to Prince’s “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” wearing only red briefs, white sneakers, and a hat. His friends can be heard laughing as the comedian grabs his crotch and moonwalks down the hallway. Watch Foxx in action.

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