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The 2020 State Of Pop Address

The #1 song in America this week was released more than 25 years ago. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is often…
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2020 - 10:57 am

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40 Disco Songs That Definitely Don’t Suck

Disco Demolition Night, which happened 40 years ago today, is the day two genres were marked for death. Disco itself was one of them, of…
Nate Patrin | July 12, 2019 - 9:48 am

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

More Michael Jackson stories

Bohemian Rhapsody Producer Prepping Michael Jackson Biopic

The Michael Jackson Estate is banking on the belief that the late pop superstar has emerged relatively unscathed from this year's renewed focus on allegations…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2019 - 3:46 pm

Ephraim Sykes Will Star As Michael Jackson On Broadway

MJ The Musical was originally going to be called Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough. Although the title has changed since then, the producers of…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2019 - 12:31 pm

Simpsons Episode Featuring Michael Jackson Kept Off Disney+

The full Simpsons library is available to stream for the first time in the show's history thanks to Disney+, but a once popular (now infamous)…
Ryan Parker / The Hollywood Reporter | November 13, 2019 - 7:17 pm

Michael Jackson Estate Acquires Sly And The Family Stone Catalog

The Michael Jackson estate has been busy. Besides battling HBO over the explosive Leaving Neverland documentary and working toward the opening of a biographical Broadway
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2019 - 11:33 am

Michael Jackson Broadway Musical Opening Next Summer

Michael Jackson: literally not canceled. Although Jackson's reputation suffered severe damage this year when HBO's Leaving Neverland documentary brought renewed attention to longstanding allegations that…
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2019 - 3:51 pm

Watch Missy Elliott Accept The Video Vanguard Award & Perform A Career-Spanning Medley At The VMAs

After years of campaigning by fans and her fellow artists alike, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at tonight's MTV…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2019 - 9:36 pm

Michael Jackson Accuser Addresses MTV’s Choice To Keep MJ’s Name On Video Vanguard Award

Back in March, HBO premiered Leaving Neverland, which featured Wade Robson and James Safechuck detailing the alleged sexual abuse they say they endured at the…
Rania Aniftos / Billboard | August 13, 2019 - 7:11 pm

Michael Jackson Fans Sue Leaving Neverland Accusers In France

A few Michael Jackson fan clubs have sued Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the subjects of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, in a court in…
James Rettig | July 4, 2019 - 2:51 pm

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
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