Micheal Jackson

  • Jermaine Jackson petitions to alter famous name November 8, 2012

    Los Angeles: Jermaine Jackson wants to change his name to something a little brighter. He's asking a court to allow him to alter his famous surname and become Jermaine Jacksun. The older brother of Michael Jackson filed a name change petition on Tuesday in Los Angeles, stating the switch was...
  • Defense witness: MJ caused own death October 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: With dramatic courtroom testimony, attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor have dropped the bombshell they've been hinting at for months - an expert opinion accusing the singer of causing his own death. Dr. Paul White said Jackson injected himself with a dose of propofol after an initial dose by Dr....
  • Jackson doctor's defense looms in trial's week 4 October 17, 2011

    Los Angeles: The trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician will enter a new phase this week, with the doctor's attorneys trying to counter three weeks of damaging testimony and attempting to show that the singer somehow caused his own death. Lawyers for Dr Conrad Murray have told jurors that the...
  • MJ's children appear at tribute show October 12, 2011

    Cardiff, Wales: Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family - including his children - celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert Saturday, urging fans to focus on the late star's music rather than his death. The run-up to the 'Michael Forever' concert was overshadowed by...
  • Jermaine Jackson to write a book on MJ March 17, 2011

    New York: A long-rumored memoir by Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine is finally coming out. Touchstone announced on Wednesday that Jermaine Jackson's 'You are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eye' will be released this fall. Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, promises a "faithful and loving portrait," but one with...
  • Eminem most popular on Facebook March 16, 2011

    Los Angeles: Singer Eminem has become the most popular celebrity on social networking site Facebook. According to FameCount Online, only Michael Jackson had more Facebook followers until now. But Eminem has overtaken the late king of pop by crossing over the 30 million mark Monday, while Jackson had 29.8 million "likes",...
  • Fans petition to stop Jackson autopsy show February 25, 2011

    The Discovery Channel's controversial programme Michael Jackson's Autopsy is said to be based on the official coroner's report and court documents taken after the Thriller hitmaker's death in 2009. It is due to air in Britain on Jan 13. The show will follow a pathologist as he performs a full autopsy...
  • Jackson's kids become web stars after leaks May 14, 2010

    Los Angeles: The once sheltered children of the late Michael Jackson have become Internet sensations after home-made videos of two of his three children playing up for web cameras were leaked and appeared on YouTube. Jackson, who died aged 50 last in June of an overdose of powerful medications, went...
  • Beat it: 13,000 fans go for Thriller record in Mexico August 30, 2009

    Mexico City: They say they beat it. Thousands of Mexicans claimed they broke the record for most people dancing to Thriller simultaneously in one place on Saturday, which would have been Michael Jackson's 51st birthday. "We did it!" organizer Javier Hildago shouted to thousands of people wearing black fedoras, white gloves,...
  • Over 1.2 mn people request Jackson memorial tickets July 5, 2009

    Los Angeles: More than 1.2 million Michael Jackson fans had requested tickets by Saturday afternoon for admission to his memorial tribute on Tuesday in Los Angeles, a number that could climb to over two million. Only 8,750 of those people will win two tickets each for themselves and a partner to...
  • Jackson to be buried in a $25,000 coffin July 4, 2009

    London: King of Pop Michael Jackson is likely to be buried in a $25,000 solid bronze casket, just like soul legend James Brown. Known as the Promethean, the coffin has a hand-polished 14-carat gold-plate finish and blue velvet-lined interior, reported thesun.co.uk. It is the same model chosen by relatives of James Brown...
  • Puri sand artist pays tribute to MJ, creates 4-ft sculpture June 28, 2009

    Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik paid his tribute to the Late King of Pop Micheal Jackson. He created a four-feet high sculpture of Jackson on the beaches of Puri. ...
  • Michael to sue accountants in court December 28, 2006

    Los Angeles: A month after his musical comeback hit a sour note, pop star Michael Jackson has sued his former accountants for breach of duty, claiming they withdrew huge sums of money from his bank accounts but neglected to pay his bills. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court...