1. Michael Jackson Museum Plans Announced in Singer's Hometown

    June 02, 2010 4:17 PM EDT Work could begin next year on a $300 million museum and arts center dedicated to Michael Jackson in his hometown, his father and Gary officials announced Wednesday. The late singer last visited Gary in 2003 to talk about the project, but no progress was made on it before his death last year.…

  2. "Taiwanese Susan Boyle" Inks Record Deal, Michael Jackson's Kids On YouTube

    May 14, 2010 3:14 PM EDT In Friday's Daily Noise brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lin Yu-Chun, the Taiwanese singer who blew up on YouTube last month after performing "I Will Always Love You" on a TV talent show, has signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment. His album, due in July, will…

  3. Michael Jackson's Kids Hit YouTube

    May 13, 2010 7:05 PM EDT The once sheltered children of the late Michael Jackson have become Internet sensations after home-made videos of two of his three children playing up for web cameras were leaked and appeared on YouTube. Jackson, who died aged 50 last June of an overdose of powerful medications, went to great…

  4. Joe Jackson Plans To Sue Michael's Doctor

    March 31, 2010 5:06 PM EDT A lawyer for Michael Jackson 's father said Tuesday that he intends to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the late pop star's doctor within 90 days, claiming that the physician's actions amounted to murder. Brian Oxman, who represents Joe Jackson, said the amount of the…

  5. Michael Jackson Burial Confirmed For His Birthday

    August 18, 2009 12:04 PM EDT The King of Pop will be buried on what would have been his 51st birthday, a spokesman for Michael Jackson 's family said Tuesday. Jackson will be buried at a private ceremony at Forest Lawn-Glendale on Aug. 29, spokesman Ken Sunshine said in a statement. Guests will be limited to family…

  6. Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

    July 21, 2009 5:08 PM EDT Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today, though there are still some "unsettled terms" that are…

  7. Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

    July 21, 2009 1:43 PM EDT Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today, though there are still some "unsettled terms" that are…

  8. Federal Drug Agents Join Michael Jackson Investigation

    July 02, 2009 9:07 AM EDT The circumstances surrounding Michael Jackson's death have become a federal issue, with the Drug Enforcement Administration asked to help police take a look at the pop star's doctors and possible drug use. Following Jackson's death, allegations emerged that the 50-year-old King…

  9. Jackson's Will To Be Filed In Court Wednesday

    July 01, 2009 10:06 AM EDT Heavy construction equipment and workers passed through the wrought-iron gates of Neverland Ranch, fueling speculation that it could soon be hosting a funeral or a permanent memorial to Michael Jackson. The activity occurred Tuesday, the day before Jackson's will was expected to be filed…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach's Tommy Hil 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with…

  11. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  12. Jackson Pens 'Bullet-Proof' Tunes For New Album

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson says that working in a trio format for his forthcoming album, "Rain," is part of a long-held desire "to see ... how big a sound can you get from the absolute minimum resources, and just ho Joe Jackson says that working in a trio format for his forthcoming album, …

  13. New Joe Jackson Album Due In January

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson's first album in five years, "Rain," will arrive Jan. 29 via Rykodisc. Joe Jackson's first album in five years, "Rain," will arrive Jan. 29 via Rykodisc. The project features two of the three other original members of Jackson's longtime band,…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach's Tommy Hil 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with…

  15. WMG Combines Cordless, Rykodisc, Taps Slim Moon

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move intended to give Cordless artists access to Rykodisc's staff and distribution while enhancing the digital offerings of Warner Music Group is partnering its digital label Cordless with Rykodisc, a move…

  16. Joe Jackson Band Ready To Hit The Studio

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joe Jackson told the audience at the London date (May 24) on his current tour that he and his band will go into a studio in Berlin next month to start recording a new album for 2008 release. Joe Jackson told the audience at the London date (May 24) on his current tour that he and his band…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  18. Tweedy Gets Into Hunter's 'Heads' On New CD

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American politics and just old-fashioned fun, the singer says. Ian Hunter's forthcoming solo album "Shrunken Heads," his first in six years, is a mixture of American…

  19. Jackson May Sue To Stop Memorabilia Sale

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT More than 1,100 Jackson family items are set for auction in Las Vegas next month, but a representative for Michael Jackson says the pop star is considering legal action to stop the sale. More than 1,100 Jackson family items are set for auction in Las Vegas next month, but a representative for…

  20. The Fray / Oct. 21, 2006 / Toronto (Kool Haus)

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Denver group the Fray has once again proven the power of the tube. Not YouTube, but the old-fashioned TV. The band, led primarily by singer and pianist Isaac Slade, has seen its popularity surge after Denver group the Fray has once again proven the power of the tube. Not YouTube, but the old…

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