Posts tagged "michael jackson"

Watch Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Sung 20 Different Ways

Over the summer, "10 Second Songs" star Anthony Vincent made a good deal of Internet noise with his multiple-impressions cover of Linki…
By: Brennan Carley / October 27, 2014

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

Michael Jackson’s Camp Debuts ‘A Place With No Name’ Video

On the heels of his hologram performance at this year's Billboard Music Awards, Michael Jackson is back onscreen again with the posthumous new…
By: Brennan Carley / August 14, 2014

You Can Help Buy Neverland Ranch

Former SPIN editor Mark Blackwell has experienced a stroke of genius: He's organizing a GoFundMe campaign to buy Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. Earlier thi…
By: Elissa Stolman / August 6, 2014

Michael Jackson Faces New Charges of Child Sexual Abuse

Michael Jackson has been charged with a new count of alleged sexual abuse, five years after his death. According to the Independent, 36-year-old Jame…
By: Elissa Stolman / August 6, 2014

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Is Hitting the Market

The late great Michael Jackson made the fantasy of Peter Pan's Neverland into a real place in Los Olivos, California, and Forbes i…
By: Olivia Forman / July 31, 2014

Michael Jackson’s 1987 SPIN Cover: ‘The Pressure to Beat It’

It is October 1986, and Michael Jackson is holed up in a West Hollywood recording studio trying to complete the follow-up to Thriller, the best-selling…
By: Quincy Troupe / June 25, 2014

Quincy Jones Blasts Michael Jackson’s ‘XSCAPE’ as a Money Grab

Quincy Jones certainly knows a thing or two about Michael Jackson's music. The 81-year-old legend produced the King of Pop's smash albums Off the Wall, Thriller, and Bad,…
By: Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Watch Michael Jackson’s Hologram and Flaming Lips With Miley Cyrus at BBMA

When we found out this weekend that a Michael Jackson hologram would be performing at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, it wa…
By: Colin Joyce / May 19, 2014

Hologram Michael Jackson to Perform at Billboard Music Awards

With the recent release of XSCAPE, Michael Jackson's second posthumous album that paired old acapellas with new instrumentals, there's been a whole lot of…
By: Colin Joyce / May 17, 2014

See Justin Timberlake Dance With Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's posthumous, "contemporized" XSCAPE album is out this week, and it never hurts to be reminded what a great dancer the King of Pop was. The smooth,…
By: Marc Hogan / May 14, 2014

Hear Michael Jackson’s Vexing ‘Do You Know Where Your Children Are’

Michael Jackson's Xscape album keeps exceeding expectations, and the latest track to surface is mostly welcome, too, though it's still an odd choice for inclusion.
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2014

Hear Michael Jackson and Timbaland’s Tortured ‘Chicago’

Michael Jackson's posthumous, "contemporized" Xscape album keeps showing itself to be an impressively rich, varied set, even as it's easy to see reasons why each…
By: Marc Hogan / May 6, 2014

Hear Michael Jackson’s Off-the-Wall ‘Love Never Felt So Good’

Long live the King of Pop? When Epic announced a posthumous Michael Jackson album made up of "contemporized" recordings, skepticism was natural. Then, whe…
By: Marc Hogan / May 2, 2014

Hear Michael Jackson’s Aughts-y ‘XSCAPE’ Title Track

Last month, Epic Records confirmed it would release a Timbaland-led posthumous Michael Jackson album, XSCAPE, on May 13. Then came word that D'Angelo,…
By: Marc Hogan / April 9, 2014

Michael Jackson’s New Album to Feature D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige

UPDATE: Former the Time guitarist Jesse Johnson shared more information on Michael Jackson's Timbaland-produced posthumous album, Xscape. In a Facebook post,…
By: Marc Hogan / April 2, 2014

Michael Jackson and Timbaland Album Will ‘Xscape’ in May

"Contemporize," man.That word, which appeared fewer than 100,000 times in a Google search as of this post, holds the fate of a new,…
By: Marc Hogan / March 31, 2014

Michael Jackson Fans Awarded One Euro Apiece for ‘Emotional Damage’

A court in France has ruled that the "emotional damage" of five Michael Jackson fans as a result of the King of Pop's death entitle…
By: Chris Martins / February 11, 2014

Seeing Yeezus: Kanye West’s 15 Wildest Self-Comparisons, Illustrated

For children who came into consciousness in the second half of 2013, being told there was a time when Kanye West didn't give interviews i…
By: Chris Martins / December 10, 2013

Katherine Jackson Appeals Decision in Michael’s Wrongful Death Trial

Katherine Jackson is seeking an appeal in the wrongful death trial that declared concert promoter AEG not liable in the early demise…
By: Chris Martins / November 13, 2013
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