Chart-topping Japanese R&B singer A.I. announced that she will MC reunion concerts by the Jacksons on Oct. 14-15, 2011 in Tokyo.

The announcement was made by video in which brothers Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Jermaine Jackson all appeared and stated they would perform on stage as the Jacksons in Tokyo for a Michael Jackson tribute concert.

No promoter or venue has been confirmed for the event but A.I.'s management company Two Face has stated that the Japanese cable music TV channel Music On! TV was instrumental in setting up the reunion.

According to the announcement A.I. will MC the show and sing with the brothers on stage. She is also scheduled to record new tracks with them in early 2011.

It follows the announcement and subsequent cancellation of tribute shows that were due to feature Jackson family members in Vienna, Rome, and London in 2009 and 2010.

The idea for the tribute concert in Tokyo reportedly came about when A.I. was commissioned by Music On! TV to make a documentary on Michael Jackson and went to the Jackson estate this summer. After the completion of the documentary, which matriarch Katherine Jackson was reportedly very pleased with, Music On! TV pursued the idea of a Jacksons reunion and Michael Jackson tribute show in Tokyo.

CNNgo.com reported that Katherine wrote a letter to A.I. which states: "Japan was one of Michael's favorite places in the world. He loved visiting your beautiful country and always felt much love from his millions of fans."

She continued, "By means of having Michael's brothers headlining the Tokyo Tribute it would provide Michael Jackson's followers with a true and complete perspective of Michael's artistic career and life as a brother."

Efforts to solicit comments from A.I.'s label, Universal Sigma, a division of Universal Music Japan, have been unsuccessful.

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