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Ultimate Playlist

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

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

More Michael Jackson stories

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

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
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