Estate News, Law Suit, News

Quincy Jones’ Royalties Dispute With Michael Jackson Estate Inches Toward Trial

January 19, 2017 • By

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One music icon and the estate of another are set to go to trial Feb. 21.

Quincy Jones’ breach of contract claims involving posthumous Michael Jackson releases will proceed to trial next month, after a judge on Wednesday denied a motion for summary judgment.

The fight began in 2013 when Jones sued Sony Entertainment and MJJ Productions, a song company controlled by the King of Pop’s estate, claiming master recordings he produced were wrongfully edited and remixed to deprive him of backend profit participation. The works at issue including the This Is It film and soundtrack album and the 25th anniversary edition of Bad.

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Law Suit, News, SONY/ATV

Michael Jackson ATV share Sold To Sony – Trigger Paul McCartney Lawsuit

January 19, 2017 • By

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Many people think of Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney as being friends as well as music collaborators, but the truth is that the Beatles star has had a beef with MJ since the 1980s — and Paul is finally settling the score by filing a court paperwork with Sony and ATV in mind.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Paul McCartney has officially filed a court order against Sony/ATV for the rights to his songs with The Beatles following Michael Jackson’s $750 million sale to the company.
While it seems at first that Paul McCartney will be attempting to purchase his old songs from Michael Jackson’s collection that is now owned by Sony/ATV, this lawsuit hinges around copyright laws.
For this reason alone, Paul McCartney’s attempt to finally get his music back from Michael Jackson’s purchase could be one of the biggest celebrity lawsuits to watch in 2017.
Oddly, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney were once very close friends. In 1983, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney topped the charts with “Say, Say, Say,” and had several other collaborations, but this mood would soon sour.

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Interactive

Artist creates a mesmerising portrait of Michael Jackson using just string and nails

January 18, 2017 • By

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An artist has spent three months creating an incredible portrait of Michael Jackson made from just string and nails. The mesmerising video footage shows the portrait being made by a talented artist as it starts out as a formation of nails before the string is manipulated into place. The final product bears a striking resemblance to the late pop superstar and uses up to 15,000 nails to create the look.

The unconventional portrait is the work of artist Zenovii Palagniuk, 21, from Chortkov in Ukraine. Discussing his work, he said: ‘We see how unique art can be when it is made from threads and nails.

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News

Ne-Yo Leaves Viewers Underwhelmed With Michael Jackson Tribute On ‘Taking The Stage’

January 17, 2017 • By

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How did we miss this? last January 11, the celebration that took place back in September of the opening of the African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C aired in a special called “Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America.”

Ne-Yo was present to pay tribute to Michael Jackson, singing “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” “Wanna Be Startin’ Something,” and “Earth Song,” but many weren’t feeling his performance at the Kennedy Center.

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Collector, Collectors News

VIDEO: Hector lost the plot

January 16, 2017 • By

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We are now all used to Hector’s video but we at MJVibe are concerned by the latest video he has released today! We have clearly contacted the French authorities and they will go to his MJ Cave to put on him a nice white vest with very long sleeves (if you know what I mean)!

In this video Hector will show you some peculiar Michael Jackson items (The HIStory Ping Pong set, HIStory Finger Print pendant and the MJ ONE flip-flops) but in a very disturbing way!

So here below the disturbing images:

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