1. All 9 Jackson Family Siblings Have Now Had Solo Hits on the Billboard Charts

    June 03, 2016 4:42 PM EDT Tito's new single "Get It Baby" completes the family set. Tito Jackson joins his brothers and sisters like Michael and Janet, and scores his first solo hit on the Billboard charts with "Get It Baby." With the single's recent debut, Tito becomes the ninth…

  2. Joe Jackson Hospitalized But 'Doing Much Better,' Says Jermaine Jackson

    May 18, 2016 7:18 PM EDT Joe Jackson was hospitalized on Friday during a routine checkup with his doctor, but is doing much better now, according to his son Jermaine Jackson .   50 Incredible Things Janet Jackson Achieved Before Her 50th Birthday Jermaine told TMZ that his 87-year-old father became weak during a…

  3. Joe Jackson's 'Prognosis Is Good' After Stroke

    September 30, 2015 4:23 AM EDT Taj Jackson says his grandfather Joe Jackson is "doing a lot better" after having a stroke in late July while visiting Brazil. "Prognosis is good," said Taj of the 87-year-old Jackson patriarch during an interview Tuesday at the family's Encino, Calif. estate. "…

  4. Joe Jackson Stable After Suffering Stroke in Brazil

    July 28, 2015 3:30 PM EDT One of the organizers of a birthday party that brought the father of the late Michael Jackson to Brazil says he's in stable condition in a Sao Paulo hospital after suffering a stroke. Joe Jackson Suffers Stroke in Brazil While Celebrating 87th Birthday Paulo Andre Silva is a partner at…

  5. Michael Jackson's Father, Joe Jackson, Suffers Mild Stroke

    November 30, 2012 11:50 AM EST LAS VEGAS - A spokeswoman for Michael Jackson 's father says the musical family's patriarch has suffered a mild stroke. Angel Howansky says Joe Jackson went to a Las Vegas hospital late Wednesday night (Nov. 28) when he had trouble standing up and walking. She said the 83-year old…

  6. Ask Billboard: More Soundtrack Stopgap Hits

    October 30, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Long before Adele's 'Skyfall,' artists have bridged the gap between breakout albums and follow-ups with soundtrack smashes. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your…

  7. Joe Jackson Taking 'Duke' on the Road

    July 11, 2012 7:00 PM EDT After opening at No. 1 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, Joe Jackson is now looking to take his tribute to Duke Ellington on the road. Jackson and his six-piece band featuring the violinist Regina Carter are booked for 16 shows in the U.S. between Sept. 15 and Oct. 6 and 22 in Europe…

  8. 12 No. 12 Rock Hits for 2012

    January 24, 2012 4:15 PM EST As 2012 gets underway, Chart Beat remembers songs that rose to No. 12 high points on Billboard surveys and, despite falling two spots shy of the top 10, remain notable. Last week, we recalled No. 12-peaking country hits, including T.G. Sheppard's novelty track "Make My Day"…

  9. Conrad Murray's Problems Mount: Lawsuits, Payments, Licensing Issues

    November 11, 2011 11:50 AM EST Jail time is not the only problem looming for the doctor convicted in Michael Jackson 's death. Lawsuits, medical licensing issues and possible payments to Jackson's family await. Some of the matters have been on hold since Dr. Conrad Murray was charged with involuntary manslaughter…

  10. The Roots Make Playboy Jazz Fest Debut

    June 13, 2011 4:01 PM EDT " The Roots, the Roots, the Roots are on fire!" That one chant could be heard above the audience roar during the Roots' closing set on the opening night of the 33rd annual Playboy Jazz Festival (June 11-12). Making its festival debut, the hip-hop group and "Late Night with…

  11. Michael Jackson's Father Refiles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    December 01, 2010 1:50 PM EST M ichael Jackson 's father refiled a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the doctor charged in his son's death and added as a defendant a Las Vegas pharmacy that records show sold the physician a powerful anesthetic blamed for his death. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages…

  12. Michael Jackson's Children Recall Their 'Good Father' On 'Oprah'

    November 08, 2010 3:00 PM EST M ichael Jackson's children and mother said on Monday's episode of " The Oprah Winfrey Show" that they're still learning to cope with his death a year and a half after the pop star overdosed on a powerful anesthetic. Jackson's oldest children, 13-year-old Prince…

  13. Michael Jackson's Mom to Talk on 'Oprah' Next Week

    November 02, 2010 10:30 AM EDT Katherine Jackson will discuss the death of her son, pop superstar Michael Jackson, in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Harpo Productions said Monday that Winfrey's interview with Jackson's mother will air Nov. 8 on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Jackson's father, Joe…

  14. Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Case Moved to State Court

    November 01, 2010 1:35 PM EDT A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson 's father will now be handled by a state court after a federal judge said Monday he didn't have authority to hear the case and that the singer's father would be unlikely to collect tens of millions of dollars in damages if it…

  15. Michael Jackson's Father Denied Control of Son's Estate

    October 26, 2010 5:30 PM EDT A California appeals court rejected a bid Tuesday by Michael Jackson 's father to challenge the administration of his son's lucrative estate. A three-justice panel of the California Second District Court of Appeal unanimously affirmed a probate judge's ruling that Joe Jackson…

  16. Calif. Court Hears Jackson Dad's Estate Appeal

    October 07, 2010 7:05 AM EDT Michael Jackson 's father was "grievously wronged" by a probate court that decided last year not to let him try to replace the administrators of his son's estate, an attorney argued Wednesday (Oct. 6). The arguments by attorney Brian Oxman, who represents Joe Jackson, were…

  17. Calif. Court To Hear Jackson Dad's Estate Appeal

    October 06, 2010 8:04 AM EDT An appeals court will hear arguments Wednesday (Oct. 6) on whether Michael Jackson 's father should be allowed to challenge the administrators of his son's already lucrative estate. Joe Jackson has appealed a probate court's dismissal of his objections to the appointment of…

  18. Michael Jackson's Doctor Seeks Lawsuit Dismissal

    September 15, 2010 6:43 PM EDT Attorneys for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the singer's father. Attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray argued in a court filing that Joe Jackson's complaint should be dismissed because the…

  19. No Charges Filed Against Michael Jackson's Other Doctors

    July 29, 2010 8:35 AM EDT State investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson have decided not to file charges against seven doctors who treated him, authorities said Wednesday. The doctors were part of an investigation by state Attorney General Jerry Brown's Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, spokeswoman…

  20. Michael Jackson Fans Pay Tribute, Dad Files Lawsuit

    June 26, 2010 11:50 AM EDT On the day Michael Jackson 's fans paid their respects with tears, tributes, songs and dance, Jackson's father filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the doctor charged with giving his son a lethal dose of drugs. Joe Jackson's visit to a federal courtroom in Los Angeles, while…

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