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

    November 30, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 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 standin ...

  2. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town Win Big at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:52 PM EDT Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network telecast, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, was a mix of the old and the new, with m ...

  3. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Find Bliss at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shelton-Lambert Household Takes Home Entertainer, Female, Male and Song of the Year Honors Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network teleca ...

  4. Judge Dismisses AEG Live From Joe Jackson Lawsuit

    February 21, 2012 8:10 PM EST A judge has granted a motion to dismiss concert promoter AEG Live from a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's father. City News Service says the judge agreed with AEG attorneys who said Joe Jackson should have joined a separate s ...

  5. Photos: Katy Perry, David Guetta, Robyn, Roger Faxon Rock EMI's Carnival-Themed Grammy After Party

    February 15, 2012 5:15 PM EST Guest attend the circus-themed EMI Grammy afterparty at The Capitol Tower in L.A. on Febr 12 (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images) Back in the day, record labels used to go all-out for their Grammy parties, and EMI's circus-themed event, held ...

  6. Michael Jackson Immortalized at Hollywood Handprint Ceremony

    January 27, 2012 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson 's three children, Paris, Prince and Blanket, honored their father by immortalizing his handprints and footprints in wet cement during a ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Thursday (Jan. 26). According to Reuters , Pa ...

  7. Jackson Doctor to be Sentenced on Tuesday

    November 28, 2011 7:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson 's doctor will face the singer's distraught family and ardent fans one more time when he returns to court for sentencing in the death of the superstar from an overdose of an operating-room anesthetic he was receiving to bat ...

  8. Michael Jackson's Family, Friends React to Murray Verdict: 'Justice Was Served'

    November 07, 2011 7:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson on Monday, the climax of a complicated six-week trial that left Jackson's family and friends with strong emotions. "Justice was good today," Janet J ...

  9. Report: Chris Brown Missed Michael Jackson Tribute For Tour Dates, Not UK Ban

    October 10, 2011 8:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown was not among the artists who paid tribute to Michael Jackson in Wales over the weekend, but the singer's rep reportedly claims it was a tour date conflict--not a UK ban over his past criminal record--that kept him from joining the ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Country Star Eric Church Welcomes First Child

    October 06, 2011 3:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country singer Eric Church is a first-time dad. He and his wife, Katherine, welcomed son Boone McCoy on Monday morning at Centennial Women's Hospital in Nashville. Boone weighed in at 7 lbs., 11 oz. Church says in a statement that words can ...

  13. Black Eyed Peas Pull Out of Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

    October 06, 2011 7:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas have pulled out of this week's Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales. Organizers say the band, whose hits include "I Gotta Feeling," has withdrawn due to "unavoidable circumstances." Christina Aguilera ...

  14. 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. ...

  15. Bodyguard: Michael Jackson Doctor Stashed Vials Before 911 Call

    September 29, 2011 8:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 One of Michael Jackson's bodyguards had barely stepped into the singer's bedroom when he heard a scream. "Daddy!" Jackson's young daughter cried. A few feet away, the singer lay motionless in his bed, eyes slightly open. His ...

  16. Michael Jackson's Voice Played at Conrad Murray Trial

    September 28, 2011 7:59 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - First, prosecutors showed a photo of Michael Jackson's pale and lifeless body lying on a gurney. Then, they played a recording of his voice, just weeks before his death. Slow and slurred, his words echoed Tuesday through a ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Black Eyed Peas to Play at Michael Jackson Tribute

    September 23, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas will perform at next month's Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales. They'll join Christina Aguilera , Smokey Robinson and Cee Lo Green at the "Michael Forever" show. Frontman Will.i.am -- who worked with Ja ...

  19. Michael Jackson Tribute Concert Has a Host: Jamie Foxx

    September 12, 2011 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Foxx has been named to host the Michael Jackson tribute concert planned for October in Wales. Foxx's spokesman said Monday that the Oscar-winning star of "Ray" would host "Michael Forever - The Tribute Concert." It is ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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. ...

  22. Jackson Kids: Prince, Paris and Blanket Donate Dad's Sketches

    August 09, 2011 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson 's children made a rare appearance together on Monday to donate artwork by their dad to Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Prince, Paris and Blanket were on hand to unveil dozens of sketches as well as a signed portrait of th ...

  23. Michael Jackson Was Sick Days Before Death, Says Choreographer

    January 04, 2011 4:17 PM EST 0 0 0 A choreographer who worked with Michael Jackson on his ill-fated concert tour told a judge Tuesday he clashed with Jackson's doctor and others over the superstar's health six days before he died. Choreographer Kenny Ortega testified that h ...

  24. Judge Sets Michael Jackson Doctor's Hearing Date

    August 23, 2010 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 A judge says a preliminary hearing for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death will begin Jan. 4. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor scheduled the hearing for Dr. Conrad Murray during a brief court session Monday, with Murray ...

  25. Fans Plan Remembrance For Michael Jackson's Death Anniversary

    June 24, 2010 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 A year ago, DJ John Quick was scheduled to spin at a party when he got the news - Michael Jackson was dead. So instead of playing the hits of the moment, the Harlem event turned into an impromptu tribute to the King of Pop. "It was the first ti ...

  26. L.A. Cemetery Welcomes Michael Jackson Fans, Bans Doves

    June 23, 2010 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ichael Jackson fans will be allowed to leave flowers near the singer's burial site on Friday's anniversary of his death, but the cemetery has banned balloons, candles and doves. Forest Lawn cemetery in the Los Angeles area said on Wednes ...

  27. Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil Show Launching in 2011

    April 20, 2010 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 First the Beatles and Elvis , now Michael Jackson . The acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Tuesday that it will put on a live touring show featuring the songs of the King of Pop starting late next year. That will be followed by a permanent ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Michael Jackson Concert Line-Up Still Unsure, Brother Says

    September 10, 2009 1:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jermaine Jackson said on Thursday he hoped R&B star Mary J. Blige would perform at the concert he planned to stage later this month in memory of his brother Michael , but the line-up was still being checked. Jackson and organizers attempted to p ...

  30. Mary J. Blige, Akon, Chris Brown Confirmed For Vienna Michael Jackson Tribute

    September 08, 2009 8:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists including R&B stars Mary J. Blige , Akon and Chris Brown as well as veterans Natalie Cole and Sister Sledge will perform at the Vienna Michael Jackson tribute concert later this month, organizers said on Tuesday. Thirteen artists so far ...

  31. New Michael Jackson Songs On Missing Hard Drives

    August 06, 2009 10:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Another thriller is developing in the complex afterlife of Michael Jackson . His sister LaToya has taken possession of computer hard drives that contain a trove of unreleased songs he recorded with A-list singers such as Ne-Yo , Akon , and will.i.am ...

  32. Michael Jackson's Family Have Private Cemetery Service

    July 07, 2009 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 A motorcade that began at the home of Michael Jackson's parents reached a cemetery in the Hollywood Hills early Tuesday for a private service in advance of a star-studded memorial in downtown Los Angeles. Numerous vehicles under California High ...

  33. Michael Jackson Funeral Date Set, Mystery Deepens

    July 02, 2009 11:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Michael Jackson funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Sources said AEG Live, which owns the arena and the adjacent Nokia Theatre, will use both facilities and the surrounding plaza. Meanwhile, things keep getting c ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. BESSIE SMITH AND THE NIGHT RIDERS

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Margo Jefferson offers her sensible, outraged two cents on the sad plight of the beleaguered pop star. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Margo Jefferson offers her sensible, outraged two cents on the sad plight of t ...

  37. Sources: Jackson Family Shops TV Series

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will the Jackson family's trials play in primetime as a Horatio Alger-esque saga of overcoming adversity and scandal? Will the Jackson family's trials play in primetime as a Horatio Alger-esque saga of overcoming adversity and scandal? Tha ...

  38. Accuser's Family Praises Jackson In Video

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The family of Michael Jackson's accuser heaped praise on the singer and called him a father figure in a video shown to the jury in the pop star's child molestation case today (March 4) in Santa Maria, The family of Michael Jackson's a ...