Five years on, Jackson fans around the world remember King of Pop

Jun 26, 2014

Five years on, Jackson fans around the world remember King of Pop

Michael Jackson fans from around the world laid flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, grieving but also celebrating on the fifth anniversary of his shocking death. Around 100 fans, some dressed as the self-proclaimed King of Pop, gathered at ...

Jackson hologram performs on stage

May 20, 2014

Jackson hologram performs on stage

The late King of Pop Michael Jackson was back on stage — as a hologram — performing at the Billboard 2014 Music Award event Sunday in Las Vegas. Jackson, or rather his hologram, sang and moonwalked to “A Slave to the Rhythm” dressed in ...

Tokyo fans thrill to 'Michaelism'

May 14, 2014

Tokyo fans thrill to 'Michaelism'

by Natsume Date

In England in 1999, after the huge success of the ABBA-songs show “Mamma Mia,” the theater scene became awash with “jukebox musicals.” From 2002′s reasonably successful Queen-based “We Will Rock You” and “Taboo,” which drew on the music of Boy George/Culture Club, to the ...

Jury finds Jackson promoter not liable for icon's 2009 death

Oct 3, 2013

Jury finds Jackson promoter not liable for icon's 2009 death

A California jury on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson’s family seeking massive damages from tour promoter AEG Live over the pop legend’s 2009 death. At the climax of a five-month trial, the six men and six women panel on the jury ...

Sep 25, 2013

Lawyer puts price on Jackson's death at trial

The promoters of Michael Jackson’s doomed last tour should pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to the late pop icon’s family over his 2009 death, a lawyer said in closing arguments Tuesday. In a heartstrings-tugging final presentation wrapping up a five-month trial, ...