Michael Jackson’s Japanese fans handed over 400,000 yen to party at “Premium VIP” on Thursday (March 8) in Tokyo. The King of Pop appeared with a small group of the fans on stage and gave a half-hearted effort as everyone performed his song ‘You Are Not Alone’. Check out pictures from X17 and WireImage.
Michael Jackson Losing Beatles Catalog In May ’08?
March 10, 2007 – Michael will lose his hold on the Beatles catalog and Sony/ATV Music Publishing on May 31, 2008, so says Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com. He writes, “And Jackson knows this. He even hired a famous law firm, White & Case, to evaluate the deal he made with Sony and Fortress Investments when he refinanced his shaky empire last year.” Read more.
Michael Jackson To Live In Japan?
March 9, 2007 – Bill Zwecker of The Chicago Sun-Times hears from a source close to Michael that the singer is seriously looking for property outside Tokyo. “But they love him there,” the insider said. “And he relates to that and is telling everyone he would like to spend at least part of the time in a country he calls ‘truly civilized.’
Jackson 5 Reunion To Net Michael A $500M Payday?
March 7, 2007 – The Daily Mail reports Michael Jackson is expected to make his comeback with a string of gigs across America estimated to earn him $500 million. People working with the troubled singer are in the final stages of negotiating a deal which will see him joined on stage by all the other members of the Jackson Five. “Initially there will be a ‘best of’ album, two new tracks will be recorded, there will be the stint in Las Vegas, then the U.S. and the world,” a source revealed. “They are already talking through product endorsements. The only reason no announcement has come yet is because Michael is a notoriously erratic individual.” Read more.
Michael Jackson Arrives In Japan
March 7, 2007 – Screaming fans greeted Michael at Narita airport on Sunday (March 4) near Tokyo as the pop star prepared for a week of VIP events that won’t likely include any singing. The King of Pop shook a few hands of mostly female admirers while making his way through the crowd, which got a bit scary towards the end as there was only ropes holding back a crush of fans several rows deep.
“I just had a few ideas, to do something special for Michael,” Positive Production CEO Broderick Morris said. “It is not time for him to perform yet, so I figured let’s keep his name out there. Let’s do something positive for him.” Watch footage from CBSNews.com below the cut.