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10.04.2014 New Michael Jackson Album Xscape


On 13th May, Epic Records, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release Xscape, an album of new music by the internationally beloved music icon and King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

The project features eight new tracks, which the world will be hearing for the very first time on the new album. For the ultimate fan experience, Xscape will also be available in a Deluxe Edition, which includes all of the sourced Michael Jackson recordings in their original form. The Xscape standard and Deluxe Edition’s are available for pre-order beginning 1st April on iTunes.com/MichaelJackson and elsewhere, and available at all retailers worldwide on 13th May.

Xscape is executive produced by Epic Records Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid, who, after an initial mining of Jackson’s archives by the Estate, was granted unlimited access to the treasures representing four decades of material on which Jackson had completed his vocals.

Reid curated the final list of recordings to deliver to the producers, who retooled the production to add a fresh, contemporary sound that retains Jackson’s essence and integrity. It’s a process Reid calls “contemporizing.” The album’s lead producer, Timbaland was one of a handful of producers Reid believed had the gravitas, depth and range to creatively engage with Jackson’s work. Additional producers include global hitmakers Rodney Jerkins, Stargate, Jerome “Jroc” Harmon and John McClain.

“Modern music and artistry would look and sound completely different if not for the groundbreaking contributions Michael Jackson gifted to the world,” remarked L.A. Reid. “Michael left behind some musical performances that we take great pride in presenting through the vision of music producers that he either worked directly with or expressed strong desire to work with. We are extremely proud and honored to present this music to the world.”

The title of this album honors Michael’s album naming process. He always chose a song from the album to name his projects and, beginning with Thriller, used only one word titles, each with an edgy quality to them. This is true of the new project. Written by Michael Jackson and Jerkins, and produced by Jackson and Jerkins, “Xscape” has further significance in that it is the one track on the album that was ‘contemporized’ by the producer who recorded it originally in the studio with Michael.

John Branca and John McClain, co-executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson said,

“Michael was always on the cutting edge and was constantly reaching out to new producers, looking for new sounds. He was always relevant and current. These tracks, in many ways, capture that spirit. We thank L.A. Reid for his vision.”

Xscape is a long awaited collection of exciting new music that will thrill the legions of fans of one of the world’s most revered and best-selling artists, as well as attract a whole new generation discovering his artistry for the first time. In conjunction with the release of Xscape, Epic / Sony Music will launch an unprecedented global campaign with the One Sony sister companies, Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications, and Sony Network Entertainment International drawing from all of Sony’s strengths and consumer reach.

“Michael has long been a treasured member of the larger Sony family,” said Kazuo Hirai, President and CEO, Sony Corporation. “Starting with the release of ‘Off The Wall’ in 1979, Sony Music Entertainment has since released all of Michael’s recordings. We are thrilled and privileged to be collaborating as One Sony to celebrate Michael’s latest legacy, and bringing his fans an exclusive experience through our upcoming initiatives with our products and services.”

Source: Epic Records, MJBaltic.Com


27.02.2014 Message From The Estate Of Michael Jackson


 

The Estate of Michael Jackson and Epic Records are very excited about the partnership with Sony Mobile announced this morning at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

We are thrilled with the use of the new solo Michael Jackson recording, “Slave To The Rhythm,” which is featured in the 90 second online spot for the new Xperia Z2 phone. For those of you not lucky enough to be in the room for the premiere of the spot, look for it online!

The Estate is thrilled with the overwhelmingly enthusiastic response and support that has been shown by the MJ fan community for the exposure the world is getting to this great new Michael Jackson track, “Slave To The Rhythm”, in the Sony Mobile campaign.

Only the most avid fans have heard the demo for this track before so, for the majority of people, this is the first time they are hearing the track. This is all about Michael’s legacy and spreading Michael’s music to all corners of the globe so let’s all keep showing MJ L.O.V.E.!


The Official Online Team of The Michael Jackson Estate™

Source: MJOnline, MJBaltic.Com


06.12.2013 Nelson Mandela Dies At The Age Of 95


Michael Jackson was proud to call Nelson Mandela his friend. Like millions of admirers around the world Michael drew inspiration from President Mandela’s courage, his fight for human dignity and his commitment
to peace. During his visits to South Africa Michael met often with President Mandela, who described Michael as “a close member of our family.”

Our hearts go out to President Mandela’s family and to his beloved South Africans as they mourn their incalculable loss.

- John Branca and John McClain, Co-Executors The Estate of Michael Jackson

Source: MJOnline - The Official Online Team of The Michael Jackson Estate™, MJBaltic.Com


19.08.2013 BAD25 Documentary Exclusive Release on DVD & Blu-Ray - OUT NOW !!!


Buy Now 'Bad 25' on DVD & Blu-Ray Exclusively from www.michaeljackson.com

Twenty-five years after Michael Jackson’s visionary Bad album and tour left

an indelible mark on pop culture, the full 2-hour version of BAD25 takes you back inside the recording sessions, film shoots and sold-out stadiums for an intimate look at the King of Pop’s creative genius.

Poignant and candid, Spike Lee directed a documentary that goes beyond paying homage to the record-setting album featuring such iconic songs as “Bad” and “Man In the Mirror.” Using never-seen footage and candid interviews with subjects ranging from Martin Scorsese to Kanye West, Lee chronicles what became not only a watershed moment in Michael Jackson’s growth as an artist but in popular music as well.

The New York Times called BAD25 “filled with oh-wow moments,” while Time lauded the film as “an intimate view of a performer at his peak in the intense splendor of creativity.”

Source: MichaelJackson.Com, MJBaltic.Com


02.08.2013 NEW Michael Jackson Video - Behind The Mask


NEW MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO - BEHIND THE MASK HAS BEEN RELEASED

Here is the official music video for Michael Jackson’s Behind The Mask, taken from the album MICHAEL.

 

Source: MichaelJackson.Com


21.05.2012 Michael Jackson Live In Wembley 1988 Concert To Be Released On DVD


CELEBRATING THE 25th ANNIVERSARY OF MICHAEL JACKSON’S BAD ALBUM

New York, NY – Twenty-five years after the phrase “Who’s Bad” became a generation’s cultural catchphrase, Epic/Legacy Recordings, in collaboration with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will celebrate the legendary album and record breaking BAD tour on September 17, 2012 with the release of a deluxe package, BAD 25, which includes three CDs, two collectible booklets, and features the first ever authorized DVD release of a concert from the record breaking 1988 BAD tour.

“The era of BAD represented Michael’s creative ‘coming of age’ as a solo artist in charge of every aspect of his career – from recording to touring to endorsements to merchandising. This was the first album on which nearly all of the songs were written by Michael. It was also the first album in history to produce five consecutive #1 singles and it took 2 ½ decades for another artist to match that success. It was also the first time Michael would tour as a solo artist – his vision, his decisions on what the show would be. The enormous success of the BAD album and tour was a pivotal moment in Michael’s growth as a composer, performer and producer cementing his role as the King of Pop. We are thrilled to celebrate such an historic era in Michael’s career with this release”, stated John Branca and John McClain, Co-Executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson.

 

The BAD 25 anniversary deluxe edition will feature three CDs and 1 DVD as follows:

The highlight of the package is the DVD of Michael’s legendary July 16, 1988 concert at Wembley Stadium. The concert is not a compilation of performances, but rather one complete show, exactly as Michael performed it for Prince Charles, Princess Diana and the 72,000 fans who were in the audience for that night’s sold out show. This show was one of the record-breaking seven nights played at the venue attended by more than half a million people – three times that many people tried to purchase tickets. The DVD was sourced from Michael Jackson’s personal VHS copy of the performance as shown on the JumboTrons during the concert. This footage was only recently unearthed and is the only known copy of the show to exist. The visuals have been restored and the audio quality enhanced so that fans can share in the excitement of that famous night

•A CD of the re-mastered original BAD album

•A CD containing previously unreleased material recorded in Michael’s personal studio at Hayvenhurst. This material includes early demo versions of songs from the album as well as demos for songs not included on the final album. All of this material is being released as it was recorded during the BAD sessions. Nothing has been added. In addition, this CD will also include new remixes from internationally renowned DJ/producers

•A CD showcasing the audio from the sound truck recordings of the July 16th Wembley performance. The first-ever live Michael Jackson CD to be released, this is the only concert from the BAD tour known to exist on multitracks

This magnificent 3 CD/1 DVD box set will also include two extensive booklets with yet unseen photos from the recording sessions, video sets and the concert tour, the original BAD cover art, a two-sided poster and more. A BAD 25 two CD standard edition featuring the original album plus the CD of demos and new remixes will also be made available as will a stand alone edition of the DVD and a picture disc of the original album.

On June 4, Epic / Legacy Recordings will re-release the original first single from the album “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” as a CD Single with a previously unreleased bonus track from the BAD sessions, “Don’t Be Messin’ ‘Round (demo).” This CD single is exclusively available from www.myplaydirect.com/michael-jackson in the UK and will not be available digitally.

On June 25 a replica edition of the original 7″ vinyl of this single with the original B-side “Baby Be Mine” will be made available to the world. The first single for BAD, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” was originally released on 7″ vinyl in 1987. The 7″ single edit of the song has only been available on that original 7″ vinyl until now.

Recently, Pepsi announced an exclusive global partnership with the Estate of Michael Jackson as part of its new “Live for Now” campaign. Starting this month, Pepsi will launch a retail campaign in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries (not including the U.K.) featuring one billion special edition Michael Jackson BAD 25 Pepsi cans with unique opportunities for fans to access special edition merchandise along with access to new music from BAD 25.

Source: MJBaltic.Com


12.02.2012 The Legendary Whitney Houston Has Died (1963-2012)


US Singer and Actress Whitney Houston Has Died In Los Angeles, aged 48

With her incredible vocal range and purity, runway good looks and girl-next-door charm, Whitney Houston was an out-of-the-box superstar when she arrived on the music scene in 1985. Her meteoric rise included record-setting hits, groundbreaking videos and a promising film career.

Word of the 48-year-old singer's death broke early Saturday evening as the industry gathered in Los Angeles for the official Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel hosted by her mentor Clive Davis, chief creative officer of Sony Music Worldwide. Her publicist, Kristen Foster, confirmed that the singer died in her room at the Beverly Hilton, but the cause of her death is unknown. Houston had been expected to attend the gala.

Producer Quincy Jones said in a statement that he was "absolutely heartbroken … I always regretted not having had the opportunity to work with her. She was a true original and a talent beyond compare."

We (MJBFC Team) are shocked and devastated about the sudden death of Whitney Houston.
Another loss, another great talent left this world... 
WE LOVE YOU WHITNEY !!! Rest In Peace.

Source: MJBaltic.Com


10.10.2011 Michael Jackson Tribute Show In Wales - 8th Of October 2011


Michael Jackson Tribute in Cardiff - fantastic show, great sound, great voices and best music!

We just came back from Wales and finally can make a review of the show. It was absolutely fantastic 4 hours concert, we so enjoyed our time in Wales. We hope this show will be officially released on DVD & BLURAY in 3D. Yes, everything was filmed in 3D, so fingers crossed. It's definitely worth to have this concert in your home video collection. Guys, it was brilliant !!!

Christina Aguilera Performs MJ's 'Dirty Diana' LIVE! - Simply Amazing:

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family including his children celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert Saturday, urging fans to focus on the late star's music rather than his death.

The run-up to the "Michael Forever" concert was overshadowed by the Los Angeles manslaughter trial of Jackson's doctor, and marred by fan criticism, sluggish ticket sales and dissension within the Jackson family.

But once the 4 hours show started, Michael Jackson's musical genius, and the warm tributes of friends and family, carried the night.


"We're very happy to be here on this special night to honor our father," said Jackson's 13-year-old daughter Paris, who made a brief onstage appearance alongside brothers Prince, 14, and 9-year-old Michael Joseph Jr., known as Blanket.

The children wore outfits evoking their father's famous styles — Paris most strikingly, in a red and black "Thriller" style jacket. Blanket stood stoic and shy, but the older children smiled and appeared confident in the spotlight.

On a stage shaped like a giant glove, musicians including Christina Aguilera, Gladys Knight and Cee Lo Green performed songs from across Jackson's career — from his childhood with the Jackson 5 through monster solo albums like "Thriller" and "Bad."

The Black Eyed Peas, pulled out of the lineup this week, citing "unavoidable circumstances."

Participants urged fans to ignore the criticism and controversy, and to revel in the celebration of Jackson's musical legacy.

"It's not about the controversy," said R&B star Ne-Yo, who kicked off the show with a rendition of "Billie Jean," complete with some passable moonwalking. "It's not about the trial. It's not about his death. It's about celebrating his life. It's about celebrating his music."

The 50,000-strong crowd at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium did just that, roaring with approval as Jackson's brothers Marlon, Tito and Jackie — three-fifths of the original Jackson 5 — took the stage to perform "Blame It On the Boogie" with British boyband JLS.

"Can you feel his spirit in the house tonight?" asked Marlon. Judging by the cheers, the fedora hats and the sequined gloves in the audience, many could.

"This is a great counter-act to that," said Motown great Smokey Robinson about tribute show, who gave a soulful rendition of "She's Out of My Life." ''And it gives people something happy to do, rather than thinking about what's going on in the trial."

The show mined a rich trove of Jackson hits. Leona Lewis crooned "I'll Be There," Beyonce delivered the early single "I Wanna Be Where You Are" and Jamie Foxx performed "Rock With You." Aguilera sang Charlie Chaplin's "Smile" — one of Jackson's favorite songs and delivered breathtaking performance of the great Jackson song "Dirty Diana".

"Tonight is a history lesson," Foxx told the crowd. "We're going to cover five decades of greatness."

The show reached a climax with Knight performing the poignant "Gone Too Soon" before a rousing finale that brought most of the performers — and the Jackson children — back onstage for the exuberant "Don't Stop Til' You Get Enough."

The concert has divided the King of Pop's family and followers. The three brothers, sister La Toya and vocal group 3T — composed of three of Michael's nephews — all performed, while 81-year-old matriarch Katherine Jackson was in the audience.

But Michael's brothers Jermaine and Randy and sister Janet have stayed away, saying it is wrong to hold the show at the same time as Murray's trial.

Before the show, Marlon Jackson said he respected his siblings' decision, but said he was sure Michael would have approved. "Each one of us grieves differently," he said. "We want to celebrate the positive side of his life, the positive things that he did."

And those who came to Cardiff said it was a fitting antidote to the grim courtroom spectacle in Los Angeles.

"There's a lot of negativity in that courtroom," said Ronnie Lee, a 32-year-old truck driver from Pembroke, Wales, sporting a "Thriller" T-shirt. "This is a chance to say, 'Thank you Michael' and celebrate the music."

"It was amazing," a 26-year-old fan said. "I actually cried three or four times."

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Source: Reuters, MJBaltic.Com


24.08.2011 Breaking News: Frank Dileo Has Passed Away


Michael Jackson’s former manager Frank Dileo, who managed Michael for much of the ’80s and again during the last months of Michael’s life, died at his home in eastern Ohio at age 63, after a long illness.

Statement: Michael Jackson Estate Remembers Frank Dileo


As many of you know, Michael’s longtime friend and manager Frank Dileo had been dealing with serious health issues for the past several months. It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Frank lost his long struggle this morning and passed away at the age of 63.

Frank had an amazing amount of creative energy, a huge heart, an infectious spirit and a larger than life persona that captured the attention of any room he entered. He also cared deeply about Michael, his children and his fans.

Frank and Michael became friends when Frank was vice president for promotion
at Epic Records during the release of “Thriller.”

In his best-selling book “Moonwalk,” Michael wrote: “Frank really worked hard and proved to be my right hand during the years ahead. His brilliant understanding of the recording industry proved invaluable.”

Frank went on to manage the incredibly successful Bad World Tour. Even after they stopped working together professionally, the bond between Michael and Frank remained and the family friendship continued. In early 2009, Frank was reunited with Michael once again as his manager as preparations began for the “This Is It” concerts.

After Michael’s passing, Frank proved invaluable to the Executors of his Estate, sharing unique insights that nobody else could possibly have.

Said John Branca, Co-Executor of the Michael Jackson Estate: “I had the privilege of knowing Frank Dileo for more than two decades. He was not only one of the great veterans of the music business, he was a beloved friend to me and all who were lucky enough to have had him in their lives. He was one of a kind. He was a character. He was an original. We loved him, and we will miss him. Our hearts are with his family.”

Our thoughts and prayers are with Frank’s wife, Linda, his son Dominic, his daughter, Belinda, his grandchildren and all of his extended family and loved ones.

Source: The Official Online Team of the Michael Jackson Estate™



25.03.2011 Elizabeth Taylor was laid to rest near her good friend Michael Jackson


Elizabeth Taylor has been buried in a cemetery just outside Los Angeles, a day after her death. Her private funeral was held at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.

Pop icon Michael Jackson, a close friend of Taylor's, is one of a number of stars also buried at the cemetery.

The cemetery is also the final resting place of movie stars John Wayne, James Stewart and Sammy Davis Jr. Taylor and Jackson are in separate wings of the mausoleum, though she is near him, Glendale Police Department spokesman Tom Lorenz said.

"There's nowhere in the world where more famous people are laid to rest," Lorenz said.

Her funeral service started 15 minutes late, at the star's request.

"Miss Taylor had left instructions that it was to begin at least 15 minutes later than publicly scheduled, with the announcement: 'She even wanted to be late for her own funeral'," said a statement from Taylor's publicist.

The hour-long service included a recital of the Gerard Manley Hopkins' poem The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo and a trumpet solo of Amazing Grace, performed by Taylor's grandson Rhys.

"Miss Taylor was interred in the Great Mausoleum, sheltered beneath a soaring marble Michelangelo angel."

About four dozen family members attended the funeral, which was presided over by a rabbi.

On Friday Broadway theatres will dim their lights for a minute at 2000 local time - the traditional curtain time for shows - in tribute to the actress.

Michael Jackson sings "Elizabeth, I Love You"
This song was specially written by Michael Jackson for his close friend Elizabeth.

Source: MJBaltic.Com


23.03.2011 Michael Jackson's Close Friend Elizabeth Taylor dies at the age of 79


Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of the 20th Century's biggest movie stars, has died in Los Angeles

Her four children were with her when she died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, her publicist said.

In a statement, her son Michael Wilding called her "an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest".
"We know, quite simply, that the world is a better place for Mom having lived in it," he continued.
"Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts."

Dame Elizabeth's most famous films included National Velvet, Cleopatra and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

In her prime, she was arguably one of the world's greatest actresses and most beautiful women.

Her colourful private life, screen success and Aids charity work ensured she was never far from the spotlight since finding fame at the age of 12.

In addition to her four children - Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Maria Burton-Carson and Liza Todd-Tivey - Dame Elizabeth is survived by 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A private family funeral will be held later this week. Instead of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to the Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation.

British actress Joan Collins, who starred alongside Dame Elizabeth in the 2001 TV film These Old Broads, called her "the last of the True Hollywood Icons".

"A great beauty, a great actress and continually fascinating to the World throughout her tumultuous life and career. She will be missed," she added.

Singer George Michael said: "She also did a great deal in the last 25 yrs to help the world deal with the HIV epidemic. I am proud to have known her if only a little."

One-time co-star Sir Michael Caine also paid tribute, remembering her as "a beautiful woman, a wonderful actress, and a great human being."

Source: BBC, MJBaltic.Com


12.12.2010 New Album 'Michael' In Stores On Monday


Michael Jackson - The Brand New Album - OUT NOW!

This Monday, December 13th, Epic Records in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release the much-anticipated new album MICHAEL. The album contains ten tracks, produced by an esteemed group of producers along with Michael Jackson. While primarily focused on songs that Michael worked on recently, there are also earlier compelling tracks.

Source: MichaelJackson.Com, MJBaltic.Com


09.12.2010 Online Premiere Of New Michael Jackson Video - Hold My Hand


WORLD EXCLUSIVE: New Michael Jackson Video Hold My Hand (Duel With Akon)

Source: MJBaltic.Com


08.12.2010 BREAKING NEWS: New Guinness World Record For Michael Jackson


The following press release is from the Guinness Book of World Records:

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record breaking, today confirms that a poster erected to mark the release of Michael Jackson’s ‘Michael’ album (released 13th December) has set a new record as the world’s largest poster.

Guinness World Records confirmed that the poster of Michael Jackson’s ‘Michael’ measures 171ft by 170ft with a total surface area of 29,070 ft², smashing the previous record - held by the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver - by more than 110 ft².

To put it into perspective, the ‘Michael’ poster would take over three quarters of the pitch at Wembley stadium, is longer than the equivalent of six Routemaster buses end-to-end and if upright would be higher than Nelson’s column.

The poster, made of PVC and weighing one ton, took engineers three hours to install - and is less than 3,000 meters from one of Heathrow’s main runways, literally viewable by all planes arriving/ departing.

Guinness World Records requires the world's largest poster to be publically displayed and formed of one single piece of material; it must also advertise a commercially available product. Guinness World Records sent an official adjudicator to the site situated at Rectory Farm in Middlesex to officially verify and measure the ‘Michael’ poster.

Tarika Vara, Guinness World Records adjudicator, said: “This is a massive achievement and it brings me great pleasure to confirm that with this new world record, Michael Jackson's 'Michael' has earned its place in history. This poster has not only achieved incredible scale but it has combined this with intricate detail and having seen it up close I can confirm that the quality of the image is fantastic. Michael Jackson already holds a number of Guinness World Records and we are thrilled to award another title to the King Of Pop.”

The poster will stay at what will be known as ‘Michael’s Field’ until 23rd December, after which, the poster will travel via sea container into continental Europe where it will be toured and displayed.

Michael Jackson’s Guinness World Records include:

World’s best-selling album for ‘Thriller’
Highest annual earnings for a pop star from 1989 and this record remains unbroken 21 years later
Most hit singles on UK singles chart in one year in 2006 when Michael had 19 singles in the UK Top 40

Source: MJFC, MJBaltic.Com


25.09.2010 New Video Game - 'Michael Jackson - The Experience' Official Release


Michael Jackson Ubisoft Video Game for Wii, DS, PSP Will Be Released In November 2010

'Michael Jackson: The Experience' will hit shelves on November 23rd for Wii, DS and PSP, Ubisoft has announced. However the Xbox 360 Kinect and PS3 Move versions of the music game have been pushed back to 2011. The title was previously due to arrive in time for Christmas on all platforms.

Michael Jackson: The Experience allows players to sing and dance along to smash hits from the King of Pop’s back catalogue including Beat It and Billie Jean. The game was announced earlier this year at E3. Ubisoft previously said Michael Jackson: The Experience will sell at least 1million copies when it is released.

Source: MJBaltic.Com


17.02.2010 We Are The World 25 For Haiti - World Premiere


The Complete Official Version Of The 'We Are The World 25 For Haiti' Released

Here it is the complete full video of We Are The World 25. The video features Michael’s original performance with sister Janet adding her part. Michael’s children do not feature in the video.

Filmed by Oscar winner Paul Haggis, the video shows images of devastation from the island nation after the January 12 earthquake that has claimed more than 200,000 lives.

It also shows some of the 85 artists who gathered in Los Angeles earlier this month to re-record the 1985 charity anthem.

Teen sensation Justin Bieber opens the song. Also featured are Jennifer Hudson and Nicole Scherzinger, Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion and Fergie. Josh Groban, LL Cool J, Nick Jonas, Lil Wayne (and his auto-tune), Jeff Bridges, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus and Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean also get screen time.

Michael Jackson, who co-wrote the original hit with Lionel Richie, is shown in a clip from the original music video. In the new version, Jackson, wearing his trademark 1980s pseudomilitary regalia, sings alongside his sister, Janet Jackson.

Richie and fellow producer Quincy Jones introduced the song Friday via video, saying money raised by its sales will provide food, shelter and medicine for the Haitian people.

Fans can download “We Are the World 25 for Haiti” online now. All proceeds will benefit earthquake recovery efforts in Haiti.

Source: Associated Press, MJBaltic.Com


03.02.2010 The Michael Jackson Official Exhibition In London - Simply Amazing!!!


Hurry Up - European Run Extended Until 28th Of February 2010

Due to huge public demand Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition is to extend it’s stay at The O2 bubble venue offering European fans a final chance to see the stunning collection.

Showcasing some of the most personal and iconic memorabilia from The King of Pop’s extraordinary life, Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition celebrates his unparalleled career, open for a limited European exclusive run at The O2 bubble.

The exhibit chronicles Michael’s rise to fame with The Jackson 5 at Motown Records, his record-breaking solo career as a global superstar, and end with the spectacular shows he had planned for The O2 arena before his untimely death. This extensive, never before seen collection is exhibited across nine different themed galleries and include more than 200 objects.

Michael Jackson: The Official Exhibition includes items that have never been seen up close by the public. Michael Jackson’s estate opened up his extensive archives from his homes, Neverland Ranch, concert collections and video vault to present more than 250 items, including awards, clothing items and a wide range of personal belongings. These include an original Jackson 5 contract, personally commissioned portraits, the largest publicly displayed collection of his iconic concert and video costumes, his personal Rolls Royce and the famous sequined glove.

The exhibition is divided into galleries that reflect specific milestones in Michael’s life, including: Motown, his solo career, dancing, costumes, his humanitarian efforts and a celebration of his life.

Source: MJ Exhibition, MJSTAR, MJBaltic.Com


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