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6/13/14-Michael Jackson's Bodyguards

Michael Jackson's bodyguards say he was 'certainly eccentric'. Security professionals Javon Beard and Bill Whitfield were hired to protect the King of Pop two and a half years before his June 2009 death. And according to the guards, Michael often spent his estimated $263 million fortune on bizarre items. 'He was certainly eccentric ,' Bill, a former policeman and security veteran, told British newspaper The Mirror. 'He would go into […]

todayJune 13, 2014

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5/19/14-Michael Jackson's latest show!

Michael Jackson gave a posthumous performance at the Billboard Music Awards. The late star's hologram appeared on stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday night, shortly after the May 13 release of his album, Xscape. The hologram performed "A Slave to the Rhythm" from the chart-topping record, which features eight songs and guest vocals by Justin Timberlake. Billboard Music Awards executive producer Larry Klein told The […]

todayMay 19, 2014

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5/2/14-Michael Jackson's New CD

Michael Jackson's highly-anticipated posthumous album will feature Justin Timberlake and Mary J. Blige. The previously unreleased music was pieced together from various recording sessions before the superstar died in June 2009, according to Aaron Reid from Epic Records. He claims the King of Pop was hesitant to finish or release any of the tracks. 'Michael Jackson didn't trust anyone with his music He stopped finishing songs,' Aaron told New York […]

todayMay 2, 2014

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4/1/14-"New" Michael Jackson CD!

The King of Pop will be resurrected — at least in the studio. Nearly five years after his death, Michael Jackson’s estate has given Epic Records C.E.O./executive producer L.A. Reid and Timbaland permission to contemporize 8 previously unreleased tracks for an album entitled "Xscape" set for a May 13th release. “Michael left behind some musical performances that we take great pride in presenting through the vision of music producers that […]

todayApril 1, 2014

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2/25/14-More music stamps on the way!

The Elvis Presley postage stamp is to be reissued along with James Brown, Jim Morrison, Sam Cooke & many more. The Washington Post linked to a document that they received that includes the current plans from the "Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee." On that list are numerous upcoming commemorative stamps saluting music icons from pop, rock, R&B and country. There is a bit of confusion over the status of an upcoming […]

todayFebruary 25, 2014

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2/11/14-Queen #1 UK LP! See Top 25!

Queen's 1981 "Greatest Hits" album has surpassed another milestone as the biggest selling album in British music history. It is has just passed the six million sales mark. Brian May told the Official Charts Company "Queen's Greatest Hits which was released in 1981 has passed the 6 million mark in sales, which is incredible. I just want to say thanks to everyone who has supported us through the years, we […]

todayFebruary 11, 2014

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12/2/13-New Freddie Mercury songs found!

Queen's Brian May has told Mojo Magazine that there is more unreleased Freddie Mercury music then originally thought and a full album is not out of the question. May said "There's more in there than we thought, in the Queen source archive. We've found some Freddie vocals, some demos." They have been busy transferring the material from tape to digital at the highest resolution available so that they can work […]

todayDecember 2, 2013

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10/26/13- Quincy Jones sues MJ's estate

Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson's estate over unpaid royalties. The music legend has filed legal documents against Sony and Michael Jackson Productions alleging he is owed $10 million for the use of tracks from the late singer's solo albums Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad, all of which he produced. According to TMZ, Jones accuses the firms of scheming to remix the original tracks before using them in the […]

todayOctober 26, 2013

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9/16/13- New Freddie Mercury & Queen!

Queen guitarist Brian May has hinted that the band are considering making a full album from unreleased recordings featuring their late singer, Freddie Mercury. The band, which also features drummer Roger Taylor and now retired bassist John Deacon last released new music featuring Mercury in 1995, when the singer's final recordings were paired up with archive tracks and restructured versions of his solo songs for the album "Made In Heaven." […]

todaySeptember 16, 2013

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