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David Gest Dead At 62

He was found unresponsive in his room at the Four Seasons hotel in London on Tuesday (12Apr16), and was subsequently declared dead at the scene. A statement released by officials at the...

Paris Jackson Pays Lip-service Tribute To Motley Crue

Michael Jackson's daughter celebrated her recent 18th birthday by getting a tribute to her favourite band, Motley Crue, inked on the inside of her bottom lip. The teen had the word 'Motley'...

Timbaland's Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Dismissed

Sidney Swanson sued the hip-hop producer, bosses at MJJ Productions and Sony Music in 2014, alleging they illegally used his song On the Move as a sample for Jackson's track Chicago....

Paris Jackson Honours Father With Tattoo

The 18-year-old, who lost her pop icon father in 2009, headed to the Timeless Tattoo parlour in Hollywood to get the permanent tribute, the words "Queen of my Heart", which was written in...

Taylor Swift To Be First Recipient Of New Bmi Taylor Swift Award

The Shake It Off singer will be presented with her namesake honour at the BMI Pop Awards next month (May16). She'll become only the second artist to pick up an award named...

Taylor Swift Will Be The First To Receive The Taylor Swift Award

Taylor Swift will the first recipient of a new Taylor Swift Award given at the BMI Pop Awards next month. The award marks only the second time in the BMI’s 76-year history that it has...

Dallas Austin Hit With Lawsuit Over Clothing Line Trademark

Austin, who has worked with Michael Jackson, Madonna and TLC, was reportedly planning on suing bosses at Grandex Inc., accusing them of trademark infringement, but they filed their own legal papers in a...

Michael Jackson's Estate Sued Over Legal Bill

Representatives for London-based law firm Atkins Thomson Solicitors claim lawyers provided legal services to the King of Pop from 2007 until 2009, and when Jackson's business in the U.K. increased due to his...

Will.i.am Has Folders Full Of Unreleased Michael Jackson And Beyonce Tracks

The Black Eyed Peas rapper/producer reveals his laptop has folders full of unfinished demos and collaborations with singers past and present, the majority of which have never seen the light of day....

Paul Mccartney Attempts To Regain Control Of Beatles' Us Publishing Rights

Sir Paul McCartney has launched a bid to regain control of his share of The Beatles’ catalogue’s US publishing rights from Sony / ATV Music Publishing. Although he co-wrote the majority of the legendary band’s...

Michael Jackson's Chimp Inspires Bizarre New Movie

The ape went everywhere with the pop star throughout the 1980s and prompted screenwriter Isaac Adamson to dream up a script of what it would be like being Jacko's pet. His Bubbles...

Paris Jackson Following In Michael's Musical Footsteps

The 17-year-old released videos of herself covering classic hits including, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, If You Could Read My Mind, on the photo sharing website Instagram with the modest hashtag "#AmateurHour" (18Mar16).In the footage, taken...

Michael Jackson Pulls In $750 Million Post-humously With New Sony Deal

Michael Jackson continues to earn a fortune nearly seven years after his passing, this time with his estate selling his share in the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog to Sony Corp. for a massive $750 million....

Michael Jackson's Estate Reaches $750 Million Deal With Sony

The Thriller singer owned a 50 per cent stake in Sony/ATV Music Publishing before he passed away in 2009 at the age of 50, and Sony executives have agreed to pay $750 million to buy...

Michael Jackson's Representatives Suing King Of Pop Site

Snack firm executives bought the domain name in 2012 from organisers of the now-defunct Michael Jackson fan website. However, representatives for the Thriller hitmaker's estate are now seeking to have it...

Michael Jackson's Oscar Missing

The King of Pop purchased movie mogul David O. Selznick's 1940 Best Picture Academy Award for $1.5 million (£1 million) in 1999 at a Sotheby's auction, but now the star's attorney tells The...

Judge Greenlights Quincy Jones Royalties Fight

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Stern has ruled a jury should decide if the producer is owed money from his work with the King of Pop. Jones sued bosses at the...

Jermaine Jackson Slams Donald Trump For Michael Jackson Comments

Jermaine Jackson has told Donald Trump that ‘friends don't pay tribute by peddling b.s. theories’, in response to comments made by the Republican hopeful regarding his brother Michael’s plastic surgery. Trump spoke about his relationship...

Jermaine Jackson Upset By Donald Trump's King Of Pop Comments

During CNN's Town Hall with Anderson Cooper on Thursday night (18Feb16), Trump opened up about his friendship with the King of Pop, telling the newsman he knew "the real story" behind Jackson's fall...

Riley Keough: 'I Don't Think About Grandfather Elvis Presley'

The 26-year-old daughter of Lisa Marie Presley has been making a name for herself in entertainment, most recently with a supporting role in Oscar-nominated Mad Max: Fury Road, but she still gets hassled...

Kendrick Lamar: 'Conflict Makes My Lyrics Relatable'

The 28-year-old grew up in the notorious Compton neighbourhood of California, and while he was a good scholar and is deeply religious, critics claim his lyrics often glorify gangsta rap."I see (the) conflict, but the...

Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute To 'Great' Lionel Richie

During an appearance at the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony on Saturday (13Feb16), which was held in honour of Lionel, the 65-year-old described the Easy singer as a great and inspiring man."As you know...

Miguel To Pay Tribute To Michael Jackson At Grammys

The Grammy winner will perform the King of Pop's hit She's Out of My Life in memory of Jackson's 1979 breakthrough album, Off the Wall. Miguel will have a special guest joining...

Paris Jackson Hints At Alcohol Troubles In Online Rant

The troubled 17-year-old shared the information in an expletive-filled message posted on photo-sharing website Instagram.com, in which she compared criticism from social media trolls to the intense public scrutiny her father received....

Stacey Dash: 'I Can't Wait To See Joseph Fiennes As Michael Jackson'

The Shakespeare in Love star admits even he was shocked when he was asked to portray the King of Pop in a new British half-hour comedy, and he can understand why fans are...

Lance Bass: 'Michael Jackson Fell Out With Me Over Concert Snub'

The Billie Jean hitmaker was close with Bass and his 'N SYNC bandmates and the musicians would often perform together, but when Bass had to leave a Jackson benefit concert early in 2001...

Violinist's Widow Wins Royalty Battle Over Michael Jackson Hit

Violinist Reginald Hill featured on the pop superstar's classic track after joining studio sessions in Los Angeles in 1982. He died 10 years after his work on Billie Jean, and four years...

Joseph Fiennes Reacts To Michael Jackson Casting Criticism

Actor Joseph Fiennes has responded to criticism he’s received since being cast as Michael Jackson in an upcoming TV comedy. The outcry has stemmed from the fact that Fiennes, who is white, has been cast...

Michael Jackson Would Not Have Been Happy About A White Actor Portraying Him

The TV chat has appeared online amid the outrage surrounding the news white Brit Joseph Fiennes has been cast as the King of Pop in a new British half-hour comedy.The Shakespeare in Love star admits...

Minecraft Creator Auctioning Off Forgotten Michael Jackson Memorabilia For Charity

Minecraft creator Markus Persson uncovered the King of Pop keepsakes while clearing out the Beverly Hills mansion he reportedly outbid Jay Z and Beyonce for in 2014. The previous owner left Bentley...

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