Michael Jackson's recent arrest has had little affect on fans' appreciation of his music, according to a Billboard.com poll. As previously reported, the entertainer was arrested a month ago and charge

Michael Jackson's recent arrest has had little affect on fans' appreciation of his music, according to a Billboard.com poll. As previously reported, the entertainer was arrested a month ago and charged yesterday (Dec. 18) with seven counts alleging lewd or lascivious acts upon a child under 14 and two counts of administering an intoxicating agent.

Of 10,263 voters, 62% said they have always enjoyed Jackson's music in spite of his unusual personal life. Just 14% of respondents said that it is now difficult to listen to his music without being affected by the nature of the charges.

Another 24% said they do not listen to Jackson's music.

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