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Concert promoters termed MJ ‘emotionally paralyzed mess’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) The promoters of Michael Jackson's This Is It show have reportedly described the late pop icon as "an emotionally paralyzed mess" who was "scared ... Read more...

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Music concert in London to raise money for Japan victims


March 27th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Popular record labels Sony and Universal are in talks with concert promoters Live Nation to stage a star-studded music concert in London next month to ... Read more...

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MJ’s parents reunite ‘to sue doctor for his death’


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Pop legend Michael Jackson's estranged parents are linking up to sue concert promoters and the singer's personal doctor over his death.Family lawyer Brian Oxman, who said he ... Read more...

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Joe Jackson files complaint against MJ’s concert promoters


June 18th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe's lawyers have filed an official complaint against the King of Pop's London concert promoters.Jackson has accused AEG bosses of failing to provide medical ... Read more...

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U2 had most successful North American tour of 2009


January 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 is said to have had the most successful North American tour of 2009, according to music trade publication Pollstar.U2's 360 degree tour sold 1.3 ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson movie opening around the world


October 28th, 2009 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (DPA) Four months after Michael Jackson's death from a drug overdose a documentary chronicling his last days was set to hit movie screens around the world Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Marilyn Manson not suffering from swine flu


September 29th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): Marilyn Manson's concert promoters have dismissed rumors that the rocker has been inflicted with swine flu.A statement from the promoters of Manson's Canadian tour read: "The Gillett Entertainment ... Read more...

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Jackson family fuming over “This Is It” movie


September 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 18 (ANI): They might have allowed release of Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' movie, but the late singer's clan fears the movie is 'propaganda' for promoters trying to ... Read more...

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Actors urged to avoid Jackson documentary


August 30th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Union bosses at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) have warned members not to take part in the documentary about late pop legend Michael Jackson's doomed "This Is ... Read more...

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Screen Actors Guild bosses ban members from being part of MJ’s docu


August 30th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): The feature length documentary on Michael Jackson being made by Sony has been hit with controversy, as union bosses at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) have warned ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum plans to sue his gig promoters


August 19th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Michael Jackson's mother is reportedly planning to file a lawsuit against the concert promoters of her late son, believing them to be responsible for her son's death.Katherine ... Read more...

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MJ merchandise deals stalled


August 12th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): Merchandising deals involving official Michael Jackson commemorative goods have been stalled after the singer's mother raised a series of objections in front of a Los Angeles judge.Lawyer ... Read more...

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Manager says MJ was in full control of his career


August 6th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Late Michael Jackson's manager has blasted rumours that the singer was manipulated by concert promoters in his final days, and insists that the King of Pop was ... Read more...

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MJ’s mum at centre of legal war for son’s estate


August 6th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson's mum Katherine is caught between two lawyers who are fighting for control of the late singer's estate.Jackson's lawyer John Branca wants to ... Read more...

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MJ’s concert promoters donate $90,000 to memorial cost


August 1st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's concert promoters have donated a whopping 90,000 dollars to the police, as part of their promise to contribute to the cost of controlling the inundation ... Read more...

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Mum Katherine Jackson wants to rewrite son’s will: MJ executors


July 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Lawyers representing Michael Jackson's mother Katherine have come under fire over claims that they are trying to "rewrite" the pop superstar's will against his dying wishes.Michael had ... Read more...

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Jackson memorial ticket odds less than 1 percent


July 5th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by John Le Fevre
More than a million Michael Jackson fans from around the world have registered on the Staples Center website (http://www.staplescenter.com/memorial.php) set up to administer the lottery for tickets to the dead entertainers ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson Memorial Will Be Held At Staples Center


July 4th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
All the die-hard fans of Michael Jackson, who were dying to get a last glimpse of the superstar, can heave a sigh of relief now. Organizers have said that the Michael Jackson ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson fans swamp Staples Center lottery site


July 4th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Millions of Michael Jackson fans from across America are inundating the Staples Center website ( www.staplescenter.com ) set up to administer the lottery for tickets to the dead entertainers memorial service ... Read more...

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Jacko ‘was set to perform with his oldest son during London shows’


July 1st, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's 12-year-old son Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. also known as 'Prince' was set to make his stage debut with his father during the tour, it has ... Read more...

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Jackson’s final rehearsal to be cut into last album


June 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Music and video recordings of pop legend Michael Jackson's final rehearsal prior to his sudden death are set to be released by the star's former concert promoters ... Read more...

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Now, Jacko on ‘disabled child hunt’ for London gigs


June 18th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Michael Jackson is reportedly on the lookout for a child who is missing limbs or in a wheelchair to share the stage with him during his comeback ... Read more...

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Jacko’s fury over being forced to do 50 gigs in London


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Michael Jackson has told his fans he is livid with concert promoters for booking him to do 50 shows in London than 10 as he desired.The King ... Read more...

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Angry Jacko fans set up online petition to protest comeback delay


May 27th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Angry Michael Jackson fans have set up an online petition to protest against the singer's postponed comeback tour in London.The King of Pop Jackson was due to ... Read more...

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Jacko may need gruelling radiotherapy to fight skin cancer


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Michael Jackson may have to undergo gruelling radiotherapy to help him battle skin cancer.The King of Pop had been reported having spots of the disease on his ... Read more...

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‘Jacko set to undergo skin cancer surgery’


May 21st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson will reportedly undergo surgery on his skin cancer to clear his flesh of potentially lethal growths.The King of Pop had been reported having spots of ... Read more...

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Jacko postpones opening gigs of London comeback tour


May 21st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson has postponed the first four concerts of his comeback tour This Is It UK in London.The King of Pop, who was due to kick off ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s comeback concerts in jeopardy


May 13th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Concert promoters are battling to block pop legend Michael Jackson's series of live concerts in London this summer, accusing the star of breaking an earlier agreement to ... Read more...

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Britney planning Australian tour


March 22nd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): Pop star Britney Spears is planning to make her first Australian tour.The singer is talks with leading concert promoters, and tour dates are expected to be scheduled ... Read more...

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Jacko to release new music before comeback tour


March 11th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Michael Jackson is releasing new music before making his return to the stage.Last week, the Thriller star had announced plans to return to stage with a series ... Read more...

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Jacko renting Rod Stewarts mansion during comeback tour


March 11th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): King of pop Michael Jackson will be renting Brit singer Rod Stewarts Essex mansion as he performs his London comeback tour at The O2 in July.Stewart, ... Read more...

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U2 signs $1billion deal with Live Nation


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has signed a billion-dollar deal with concert promoters Live Nation, which could earn them more than 500 million dollars in shared revenue.The deal, ... Read more...

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U2 paid PS10m up front by concert promoters Live Nation


October 21st, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has been paid 10million pounds up front for after they signed a deal with concert promoters Live Nation to do shows.U2comprising of ... Read more...

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Big B’s Unforgettable tour rakes in millions


August 14th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Ashok Easwaran Chicago, Aug 14 (IANS) The Unforgettable tour turned out to be a multimillion-dollar show for everyone concerned. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his entourage were paid about $700,000 per performance, ... Read more...

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Madonna caps a year of change by turning 50


July 29th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, July 29 (DPA) It seems to be happening to everyone at the moment: Prince, Michael Jackson, Sharon Stone, Alec Baldwin and Paddington Bear are all turning 50 this year with Madonna ... Read more...

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