When I first heard there was a new Michael Jackson cover feature in this week’s Billboard Magazine (in honor of the 1 year anniversary since his tragic passing last June) – I was expecting the usual stark contrast and strong imagery in a photograph of MJ – you know, the kind that covered most of … Continue reading
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=maxwell&iid=7212959″ src=”f/f/e/5/Maxwell_poses_backstage_48ca.JPG?adImageId=7998202&imageId=7212959″ width=”500″ height=”737″ /] Watch Maxwell‘s subtle, yet soulful and beautiful tribute to Michael Jackson, from Wednesday night’s Grammy Nominations Concert special. Maxwell sang “The Lady in My Life” off Jackson’s classic ‘Thriller‘ album. It was a good night for Maxwell; the soul singer received 6 Grammy nominations (as he showed … Continue reading
This past Tuesday saw the release of ‘I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters‘ – a collection of The Jackson 5‘s unreleased demos, rare songs and such. The stand-out track here is a never before released Michael Jackson song, ‘Buttercup’. The song was written by Jackson’s long time family friend Stevie Wonder. You can tell from … Continue reading
Download & listen to the newly released Michael Jackson song, “This Is It”, below. The song was a recently discovered unreleased Jackson demo that contained only Jackson’s vocals and piano playing, however producers added to the production and mastered the final track heard here. The song is off the upcoming album companion to Jackson’s tour … Continue reading
Towards the end of MTV’s live broadcast of the 2009 VMA’s they treated us to the premiere of the full teaser for the upcoming Michael Jackson documentary film, ‘This Is It‘. The film is made up of unreleased footage of the rehearsals for MJ’s ill-fated ‘This Is It’ tour – as well as a rare … Continue reading
I won’t go into a lot of the scandalous things that went down at MTV’s VMA’s – like I’m sure most blogs and news sites will by the time we’re all getting to work tomorrow morning. I will, however, pick my top moments, in case you care (but why should you? it’s not about what … Continue reading
Thanks to Herman over at DoobyBrain.com, I was able to watch the entire 8-part series of Oprah‘s exclusive live interview with Michael Jackson at his Neverland ranch in 1993. The TV special was about 90 minutes long, so if you have some time and really want to see Michael like you’ve never seen him before, … Continue reading
Still one of my favorite MJ songs and videos; “Remember The Time” Teddy Riley laced this beat right – and the dance break in the video is fire.
A music biz vet in her own right, Ms. Dolly Parton took some time out to record this short, but sweet, video blog about Michael Jackson‘s untimely passing, as well as not taking life for granted. I really like Dolly Parton – she is so funny and seems very humble and genuine. Watch below.
“I think it’s uncharted waters for someone to have that level of success, starting at a very young age. So imagine, this guy at the age of 9 all the way until the age of 50, was a major superstar – his entire life. There was never a time that he could walk down the … Continue reading