1. Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' at 30: How One Album Changed the World

    November 30, 2012 2:00 AM EST Steve Greenberg ( @steviegpro ) is the founder of S-Curve Records and a Grammy winning record producer who had an integral role in developing the careers of Hanson, Joss Stone and the Jonas Brothers, among many others. When executives of CBS Recor ...

  2. Michael's 'Spirit' Felt on Jacksons Tour

    June 25, 2012 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Days Before Anniversary of Icon's Death, Brothers Play Detroit and Talk Live Album/DVD Plans, New Music for 2013 The Jacksons in concert without Michael is a dubious proposition, regardless of the configuration. And it's to the surviving b ...

  3. The Jacksons To Record New Music After Reunion Tour

    April 25, 2012 2:18 PM EDT Following their long-overdue Unity Tour running across the U.S. this summer, the Jacksons plan to return to the studio and work on their first studio album since 1989's 2300 Jackson Street , eldest brother Jackie Jackson tells Billboard. &quo ...

  4. The Jacksons To Record New Music After Reunion Tour

    April 25, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following their l ong-overdue Unity Tour running across the U.S. this summer, the Jacksons plan to return to the studio and work on their first studio album since 1989's "2300 Jackson Street," eldest brother Jackie Jackson tells Billb ...

  5. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Kicks Off in Wales

    October 08, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Three generations of Michael Jackson's family -- with a few notable absentees -- joined an eclectic roster of entertainers Saturday to pay tribute to the King of Pop, a celebration of the late star's life overshadowed by the Los Angeles ma ...

  6. Michael Jackson Tribute 10,000 Short of a Sell-Out

    October 07, 2011 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Organizers of Saturday's Michael Jackson tribute event in Cardiff, Wales announced they've sold 40,000 tickets ahead of the Millennium Stadium concert, short of a sellout. "I'm excited about tomorrow's event, especially with ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Mick Jagger: Facebook Addict, Katy Perry Reveals New Single Art

    September 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mick Jagger Addicted To… Facebook In a chat with USA Today, Mick Jagger admitted, "I spend way too much time on the computer and not enough time playing the guitar. ...

  8. Michael Jackson Injected Lethal Dose When Doc Wasn't Looking, Defense Claims

    September 27, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that Michael Jackson was killed by the actions of his personal physician, who used a dangerous anesthetic without adequate safeguards and botched recovery efforts when he found the singer unconscious. Defense attorney ...

  9. Janet Jackson Not Attending Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

    August 29, 2011 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson said Monday she won't attend a planned tribute concert for her older brother Michael in Wales because the show coincides with the trial of a doctor charged in the King of Pop's death. The singer's one-sentence statement ...

  10. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert: Organizers, Fans & Family Butt Heads

    August 26, 2011 8:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 As preparations continue for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert, the show's organizers have been forced to go on the defensive after numerous Jackson fan clubs and two of the singer's brothers have publicly condemned the tribute. ...

  11. Michael Jackson Tribute Organizers Cite Sour Grapes, Misinformation From Fan Clubs, Jackson Brothers

    August 26, 2011 4:10 PM EDT As preparations continue for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert, the show's organizers have been forced to go on the defensive after numerous Jackson fan clubs and two of the singer's brothers have publicly condemned the tribut ...

  12. KISS Removed from Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Lineup

    August 16, 2011 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Organizers of a Michael Jackson tribute concert dropped Kiss from the lineup after receiving widespread criticism for booking the band despite critical comments toward the late pop singer by bassist Gene Simmons. The announcement Tuesday came a day ...

  13. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Big on Hoopla, Short on Details

    July 25, 2011 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Several members of Michael Jackson 's family held a press conference in Beverly Hills on Monday (July 25) morning to announce a tribute concert for their brother, who died two years ago. Aside from a location, a date and a name for the event, t ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine Release 'Jagger' Single, J. Cole Announces Debut Album

    June 21, 2011 7:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine Release 'Jagger' Single "The Voice" judges Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine have combined forced for "Moves Lik ...

  15. Michael Jackson Fans Pay Tribute, Dad Files Lawsuit

    June 26, 2010 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 t ...

  16. Janelle Monae Makes MJ Fave By Charlie Chaplin "Smile"

    June 21, 2010 9:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Said to be one of Michael Jackson 's favorite songs, and sung lovingly at his memorial a year ago almost exactly by his brother Jermaine , this week's Mashup Monday goes all the way back to 1936 to famed silent film comedian Charlie Chapli ...

  17. Jackson Doctor's Case Assigned To LA Trial Judge

    April 06, 2010 7:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Michael Jackson 's mother, father and three siblings looking on, Dr. Conrad Murray began a slow process toward trial Monday (April 5) with the appointment of a judge and the setting of another hearing to handle pending matters in his invol ...

  18. Taylor Swift Wins, Adam Lambert Shocks at American Music Awards

    November 23, 2009 7:39 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift overshadowed the late Michael Jackson at the American Music Awards, winning five prizes including artist of the year. Jackson, who had been expected to enjoy a clean sweep, ended up with four awards. He and Swift went head-to-head in th ...

  19. Jackson Mom Says No Reality Show For Michael's Kids

    October 14, 2009 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson 's mother, Katherine, on Wednesday denied a magazine report that his three children will appear in a TV reality series, saying the pop star would not have wanted them to be in the public eye. Katherine Jackson's comments to ...

  20. Unreleased Jackson 5 Tracks Discovered For New Collection

    October 06, 2009 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Motown/UMe is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Jackson 5 's first single with "I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters," a new collection of 12 vault recordings due out on Nov. 10. A single, "That's How Love Is," is ...

  21. Beyonce Wins Two MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2009 7:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 British bands JLS and N-Dubz shared the limelight with Beyonce after all three acts won two MOBO awards each. The ceremony celebrates black, urban music. Two of Michael Jackson 's siblings also appeared at the MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) prize ...

  22. A&E's 'Jackson Family' Reality Show Could Air Next Year

    July 13, 2009 9:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 A&E is working on a reality project with the Jackson family which could gain newfound viewer interest in the wake of the King of Pop 's death. The network commissioned a one-hour special following Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy th ...

  23. A&E's 'Jackson Family' Reality Show Could Air Next Year

    July 13, 2009 9:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 A&E is working on a reality project with the Jackson family which could gain newfound viewer interest in the wake of the King of Pop's death. The network commissioned a one-hour special following Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy tha ...

  24. Jackson Family Gathers, Questions AEG Role

    June 27, 2009 11:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Most of Michael Jackson's family members have gathered in their Encino compound, where they are contemplating funeral arrangements and caring for his three children. They are feeling confused, upset and angry by the lack of information about th ...

  25. Michael Jackson Died Deeply In Debt

    June 26, 2009 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business. Yet after selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died Thursday at a ...

  26. Michael Jackson Autopsy Planned For Today

    June 26, 2009 9:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities are seeking to clear up the mystery surrounding Michael Jackson's death, including whether prescription drugs could have been a factor. An autopsy was planned for Friday, though results weren't likely to be final until toxicolo ...

  27. Michael Jackson Dies at 50

    June 25, 2009 5:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 The death of Michael Jackson brings to a sudden end the life of a performer who captivated pop audiences with the Jackson 5 and matured into a performer of electric charisma and unprecedented crossover appeal, before living out his final years as a ...

  28. Michael Jackson Eyeing London Run?

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 There is credence to ongoing speculation that Michael Jackson might be booked for a long engagement at the O2 Arena in London, though no deal has been reached nor performances contracted. There is credence to ongoing speculation that Michael Jackson ...

  29. Sans Michael, Jacksons Reunite At BMI Awards

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Jacksons were crowned icons at the BMI Urban Awards last night (Sept. 4) in Los Angeles, but the King of Pop was an absentee. The Jacksons were crowned icons at the BMI Urban Awards last night (Sept. 4) in Los Angeles, but the King of Pop was an ...

  30. The Jacksons To Reign As BMI's 2008 Icons

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pioneering R&B/pop group The Jacksons will be honored as this year's BMI Icons. Pioneering R&B/pop group The Jacksons will be honored as this year's BMI Icons. The brothers will be feted during the organization's eighth annual ...

  31. The Jacksons To Reign As BMI's 2008 Icons

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering R&B/pop group The Jacksons will be honored as this year's BMI Icons. The brothers will be feted during the organization's eighth annual Urban Awards on Sept. 4. Taking place at the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. ...

  32. Chart Beat

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Leona Lewis, Ray J, Annie Lennox and more! SPIRITUAL: Leona Lewis' "Spirit" (SyCo/J) floats onto The Billboard 200 at No. 1, the first debut album by a solo British-born artist to enter the chart in pole position. Lewis ...

  33. Jackson's Katrina Song Said To Be Ready

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eight days after Hurricane Katrina hit, Michael Jackson announced he would release an all-star charity single within two weeks. Eight days after Hurricane Katrina hit, Michael Jackson announced he would release an all-star charity single within two ...

  34. Jackson Memorabilia Lawsuit Dismissed

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A Los Angeles judge has tossed out Michael Jackson's $10 million lawsuit against a New Jersey man over memorabilia the pop star claimed had been stolen. A Los Angeles judge has tossed out Michael Jackson's $10 million lawsuit against a New ...

  35. Jackson Judge To Unseal Documents

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The judge who placed a tight lid of secrecy on evidence in Michael Jackson's molestation trial said today (June 16) he intends to release virtually every sealed document and also ordered that authorit The judge who placed a tight lid of secrecy ...

  36. Jackson Lawyer Finishes Closing Arguments

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The family accusing Michael Jackson of child molestation is trying to pull off "the biggest con of their careers," Jackson's attorney told jurors today (June 3) as he wrapped up his closing argument. The family accusing Michael Jackso ...

  37. Lawyers Outline Cases For, Against Jackson

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jurors were given opposing images of Michael Jackson as the pop star's molestation trial opened today (Feb. 28) in Santa Maria, Calif.: the prosecution portraying him as a perverted child molester and Jurors were given opposing images of Michae ...

  38. Jackson Recovering, Leaves Hospital

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson was recovering from flu symptoms and was in good spirits after a short hospital stay that prompted another delay in his child molestation trial, a doctor said. Michael Jackson was recovering from flu symptoms and was in good spirits ...

  39. Jackson Hearing Resembles Hollywood Production

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-style production, with Michael Jackson and his siblings dressed all in white as they approached the courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif., yesterday (Aug. 16) i As court appearances go, it was a Hollywood-styl ...

  40. Sources: Jackson To Attend Next Hearing

    August 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness stand, sources said. Michael Jackson has decided to attend court when the man prosecuting him for child molestation is on the witness st ...

  41. Jackson Surrenders To California Police

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 His hands cuffed behind his back, Michael Jackson was taken into custody by the Santa Barbara County (Calif.) sheriff's department just after noon PT today (Nov. 20). He faces multiple counts of child His hands cuffed behind his back, Michael J ...

  42. Michael Jackson Hospitalized Briefly

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pop icon Michael Jackson was hospitalized briefly yesterday (May 21) after falling ill on the same day he was scheduled to give a deposition in a copyright lawsuit. The artist was hospitalized in Indi Pop icon Michael Jackson was hospitalized briefl ...

  43. 'N Sync Drops Out Of Jacko Tribute

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its members to rehearse for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, 'N Sync has pulled out of its planned appearance at a Sept. 7 Michael Jackson tribute concert Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its ...

  44. Santana Guests On Michael Jackson Album

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson's forthcoming Epic album, "Invincible," will include a collaboration with Carlos Santana, according to producer Teddy Riley, Billboard Bulletin reports. While Epic says no release date Michael Jackson's forthcomin ...

  45. Jackson Feted As Inaugural 'mtvICON'

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City was the site Saturday night for the first "mtvICON" gala, celebrating the career and pop culture influence of Janet Jackson, according to The Hollywood Reporter. T Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City w ...