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The Week In Pop

Jonas Brothers Are Pulling Off One Of The More Impressive Pop Comebacks In Recent Memory

Sometimes you enter into a pop cultural universe late and have to work backwards to fill in the gaps. Maybe you've decided to binge several…
Chris DeVille | May 23, 2019 - 4:32 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Michael Jackson’s “Ben”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2019 - 10:58 am

The Week In Pop

Benny Blanco Has Written Hits For Everybody Else. Now He’s Doing It For Himself.

Benny Blanco's "Eastside" reached #1 on Billboard's Pop Songs chart this week, completing a 31-week voyage to the top. The chart tracks Top 40 radio…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm

More Michael Jackson stories

Justin Bieber Defends Chris Brown, Compares Him To Michael Jackson & Tupac

Justin Bieber is coming to his pal Chris Brown's defense, and spreading a message of forgiveness.
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | May 4, 2019 - 10:31 am

Watch Kit Harington As A Michael Jackson-Turned-Frank Sinatra Impersonator On SNL

Congratulations to the humor scientists at Saturday Night Live. This past weekend, they somehow managed to make a joke out of Leaving Neverland, the profoundly…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2019 - 10:20 am

Barbra Streisand On Michael Jackson Allegations: “His Sexual Needs Were His Sexual Needs”

Barbra Streisand has sparked controversy after voicing her opinion on the allegations against Michael Jackson in the wake of HBO's Leaving Neverland documentary.
Bonnie Stiernberg / Billboard | March 22, 2019 - 10:47 pm

Paris Jackson Responds To Reports Of Her Suicide Attempt: “Lies Lies Lies”

Paris Jackson immediately addressed a report claiming she had attempted suicide with a strong denial via social media on Saturday (March 16).
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | March 16, 2019 - 4:36 pm

Louis Vuitton Pulls Virgil Abloh’s Michael Jackson-Themed Clothes

Louis Vuitton has pulled Michael Jackson-themed clothing items from its summer menswear collection in the wake of HBO's airing of the Leaving Neverland documentary, in…
James Rettig | March 15, 2019 - 1:47 pm

Surveillance Video From 1989 Confirms Michael Jackson Took James Safechuck Jewelry Shopping

Back in 1989, Michael Jackson made headlines for shopping at Zales jewelers in a disguise. Security thought he looked suspicious, as if he was going…
Julia Gray | March 13, 2019 - 10:56 pm

Drake Drops Posthumous Michael Jackson Collaboration From Tour Setlist

We will probably never stop hearing Michael Jackson's music. But after HBO aired the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland, the story of two men who claims…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2019 - 9:17 am

Pete Davidson Discusses The R. Kelly & Michael Jackson Documentaries On SNL

On last night's Saturday Night Live, Pete Davidson went on Weekend Update to talk about the recent R. Kelly and Michael Jackson documentaries. He began,…
Julia Gray | March 10, 2019 - 12:25 pm

Paris Jackson Reacts To Leaving Neverland: “Chillax My Dudes”

Last weekend, HBO aired Leaving Neverland, a two-part documentary about two men who say that Michael Jackson sexually abused them when they were children. Although…
Peter Helman | March 9, 2019 - 12:55 pm

Simpsons Episode Featuring Michael Jackson’s Voice Pulled From Circulation

A classic Simpsons episode featuring Michael Jackson’s voice will be removed from circulation, executive producer, James L. Brooks, tells the Wall Street Journal. In the…
Julia Gray | March 7, 2019 - 10:36 pm

Michael Jackson Dropped From Some Radio Stations Following Child Sex Abuse Doc

Allegations of child sexual abuse have dogged Michael Jackson for decades, but the late pop star is facing new scrutiny this year due to Leaving
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2019 - 9:41 am
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