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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

Cirque du Soleil, Estate News, News, ONE

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

News, TV

“Lip Sync Battle” will pay tribute to Michael Jackson

December 14, 2017 • By

The famous US show “Lip Sync Battle” will pay tribute to Michael Jackson with one hour live special in January! Even the Michael Jackson Estate is in the loop!

Paramount Network has announced that the TV show will kickoff featuring performances on Michael Jackson’s songs.

“The King of Pop is the most groundbreaking, theatrical superstar of all time and we are thrilled to be performing and celebrating the electrifying music of Michael Jackson on our big night,” said Casey Patterson, executive producer. “We are taking Lip Sync Battle to new heights, LIVE at The Dolby Theater for the launch of The Paramount Network.” read more

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Leon Kompowsky returns to sing Happy Birthday to Lisa

December 7, 2017 • By

The famous character Leon Kompowsky played by Michael Jackson back in 1991 has returned to sing “Happy Birthday Lisa” in the new episode of The Simpsons!

The episode called “Mr. Lisa’s Opus” was aired on December 3rd (Season 29, Episode 8). In this episode, Lisa turns 12 and the family brings back Leon to sing new verses of the famous song!

We know that Leon Kompowsky was supposed to come back as Prince but this episode never happened.

Glad to see Leon back as Michael Jackson! read more

Exhibition, Madame Tussauds, News

Michael Jackson at the New Madame Tussauds’ New Delhi

December 7, 2017 • By

The 23rd branch of the so famous museum has just opened on December 1st in New Delhi, India!

And of course the biggest star on the planet is part of the wax artworks that visitors can take selfies with!

To mark the India-UK Year of Culture in 2017, Merlin Entertainment has opened a new branch of the international wax museum, Madame Tussauds, in New Delhi.

The iconic Regal building in Connaught Place has been chosen as the location of the India’s very own the Madame Tussauds museum that will be spread over two floors with 50 life-like wax figures of celebrities from India and the world. The museum has waxworks of personalities from different fields such as; sports, Bollywood, history & leaders, Hollywood and music. This new attraction is part of a wider recreation and entertainment zone planned for the city, which is set to be bolstered by further amenities catering for tourists. read more