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Sony Music and Estate of Michael Jackson Renew Their Landmark Deal

December 14, 2017 • By

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Sony Music and the Estate of Michael Jackson have agreed to a landmark recording deal that will continue the label’s 42-year relationship with Michael Jackson and his music, it was announced today by Rob Stringer, Sony Music CEO and John Branca and John McClain, co-executors of the Estate of Michael Jackson.

Effective January 1, 2018, Sony Music will extend the term of their administration of Michael’s record catalog in a long term recording agreement. Sony will also have the opportunity to partner on additional projects that the Estate may produce during the term of the agreement. read more

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Blood on the Dance Floor 2017 Video

December 14, 2017 • By

For the course of this week, the Michael Jackson Estate has been posted videos of the making of Blood on the Dance Floor by MJ ONE cast and the final result is released today.

The Video is pretty cool with flying MJ ONE Cast members and of course Michael!

So here it is, Enjoy:

For those who missed all the sneak peek videos this week, here they are:

Making of BOTDF2017 (1/6): Michael Jackson ONE Annual King of Pop B-day Celebration

Making of BOTDF2017 (2/6): Michael Jackson ONE 2107 King of Pop B-day Celebration read more

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Michael Jackson’s estate files trademark for museum

November 21, 2017 • By

Michael Jackson’s estate has filed a trademark application for the phrase “Neverland Ranch” for a number of entertainment services, including a museum.

Executives at Triumph International, the company which handles intellectual property for the Michael Jackson estate, filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on 30 October (17) for “Neverland Ranch” – the name of the late King of Pop’s sprawling estate in California. [note: “Neverland Ranch” trademarks have been filled back in 2012 and they are just renewed this year but the ones about tours and museum are new] read more

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Scream set to go back in the top 40

October 31, 2017 • By

Michael Jackson’s Halloween themed album Scream is set to vault 88 places to Number 11 following a glow-in-the-dark vinyl release.

The sales of the vinyl, one  of the kind item, has pushed the sales of the Halloween compilation and the final figures will be released soon!

This is a great news for Michael Jackson and the first Halloween compilation of this kind and might push the Estate to release more themed albums! (Valentin’s day soon guys… you never know!). Not to mention the collector glow-in-the-dark vinyl which is a piece of art on its own and that pleased any collectors out there! read more

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Michael Jackson is the highest Paid Dead Celebrity in 2017

October 30, 2017 • By

This year again Michael Jackson is on the top of the Forbes 13 Highest Paid Dead Celebrities List!

This past weekend, audiences were treated to the debut of CBS special Michael Jackson’s Halloween, an hourlong magical adventure in which the King of Pop comes to life in animated forms including that of a dancing pumpkin, an arachnid security guard and a feline scientist, set to a soundtrack of Jackson’s music.

“Michael’s songs are very important to people,” says Mark Dippé, the program’s director. “We just wanted to sort of tell a story that was based around the world that Michael had created with his music, and his dancing, and his performances.” read more