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news Photo of the Day

July 30, 2014
Elements from Michael’s life and favorite things are all incorporated into Michael Jackson ONE. Details like a replica of the clock from Neverland are included throughout the show. Enter Michael’s world: http://www.michaeljackson.com/us/michael-jackson-one Expand

news MJ Birthday Celebration In Las Vegas

July 30, 2014
More details for the celebration at Michael Jackson ONE have been announced and are posted in the Michael Jackson Facebook Events page. Check it out and don’t forget to RSVP! SECOND ANNUAL KING OF POP BIRTHDAY PARTY IN LAS VEGAS AUGUST 29 Expand

news Did You Know

July 29, 2014
Did you know that there are a number of remixes of songs from Xscape on Beatport? Expand your Xscape universe: http://www.beatport.com/artist/michael-jackson/206348 Expand

news Video of the Day

July 28, 2014
“Blue Gangsta” is one of 3 songs co-produced by Michael and Dr. Freeze while working on “Invincible” and has now been contemporized by Timbaland for XSCAPE. Have you seen the video created by the cast of Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour to celebrate the original version of this song, which some consider is a sequel of sorts to “Smooth Criminal” WATCH: Michael Jackson - Immortal Tour Celebrates MJ And XSCAPE! Expand

news The Song 'She Drives Me Wild' - Man In The Music

July 26, 2014
One underrated song on the Dangerous album is “She Drives Me Wild” which, as Joe Vogel points out in his book, Man In The Music, “demonstrated Jackson’s canny use of everyday sounds to create compelling music…In place of traditional instruments, Jackson develops an entire rhythm track from car horns, engines, sirens, slamming doors and other “noises” from the street.” Expand

news Friendly Friday

July 25, 2014
Michael and his good friend Liza Minnelli Expand

news Did You Know

July 24, 2014
Madonna took her entire entourage from her 1993 concert tour to watch Michael perform at Mexico’s Estadio Azteca. Expand

news Photo of the Day

July 23, 2014
Michael loved big spectacle, and Michael Jackson ONE is no difference. The Muse’s guitar shoots fireworks 30 feet into the air! See it for yourself. Expand

news Quote of the Day

July 22, 2014
“He moves the temple of his body and the chimes of his ego sound in the breeze of our awe. He is on fire, is a panther in Astaire's weightless heaven. He prowls, growls, howls. Then, suddenly, that intergalactic smile. Jesus, what a smile! He wants us for his moonbeams.” –Melody Maker’s review of Michael’s Wembley Stadium appearance during his 1997 HIStory World Tour Expand

news Fun Fact

July 21, 2014
There were more special effects used per minute in Captain EO than effects used per minute in Star Wars. Expand

news Friendly Friday

July 18, 2014
Friendly Friday: Michael and Motown founder, Berry Gordy. In the new book, Michael Jackson, Inc., Mr. Gordy is quoted as saying, “He had a kid’s heart, but a mind of a genius," describing Michael. Expand

news Quote Of The Day

July 17, 2014
“I always want to do music that inspires or influences another generation. You want what you create to live.” This quote by Michael Jackson in 2007 helped inspire the forward thinking spirit that the producers of XSCAPE had in mind as they were taking some of Michael’s best and most complete unreleased music and making it feel as new, as current, as fresh as if Michael was still with us. Do you have your copy? Expand

news Michael Madness: Newsweek Magazine July 1984

July 16, 2014
Michael Madness: Newsweek Magazine July 1984. Who else has a copy? Expand

news 'The Essential Michael Jackson' Still On The Charts

July 15, 2014
The Essential Michael Jackson compilation album hit stores this week in 2005. The 2-disc set features recordings from Michael spanning over 30 years of his career and includes hits such as "Billie Jean," "Thriller," "Bad," and "Man In The Mirror" and is currently on the Billboard Top 200 - nine years after its release. Expand

news Michael Jackson XSCAPE - The Beauty Of 'Chicago'

July 14, 2014
"The beauty of Chicago is in the sounds that you don't hear out front, it's in those ambient sounds that just make it feel…tall. Like there's something going on way up there, and way down there…and you won’t capture all this stuff in the first listen. This is a headphone album." – L.A. Reid discussing "Chicago." Listen closely... Expand

news Technology And The Making Of 'Invincible'

July 12, 2014
As Zack Greenburg points out in his new book, Michael Jackson, Inc., at the time Michael was working on Invincible, "recording directly to computers became the standard, opening the door to nearly limitless options for sound manipulation." And in Zack's discussion with Matt Forger about this, Matt points out that "Having more options and more possibilities doesn't reduce the time that you invest in something. It actually increases the time that you invest in something. Expand

news MJ Behind The Scenes: 'Jam'

July 11, 2014
Behind the scenes: "It was easier just to play the music and let them go – either dance or play basketball. It was so loud that they couldn't really talk, so they had to let the music tell them how to behave." – “Jam” video director David Kellogg on the MJs on set. Expand

news Michael HIStory - 'Don’t Stop 'Til You Get Enough'

July 10, 2014
"Don’t Stop 'Til You Get Enough" was the first single released from Michael’s solo album, Off The Wall. The single hit stores today in 1979. Get it here: http://www.michaeljackson.com/us/store/music/wall Expand

news Quote Of The Day

July 09, 2014
"On many an occasion when I am dancing, I have felt touched by something sacred. In those moments, I felt my spirit soar and become one with everything that exists. I become the stars and the moon. I become the lover and the beloved. I become the victor and the vanquished. I become the master and the slave. I become the singer and the song. I become the knower and the known. I keep on dancing and then, it is the eternal dance of creation. The Creator and the creation merge into one wholeness of joy. I keep on dancing — until there is only ... Expand

news Michael Jackson ONE Now Offering Sunday Matinee Performances

July 08, 2014
Are you an early bird? Michael Jackson ONE is now offering Sunday Matinee performances. Grab the little ones and spend a magical afternoon with Michael. http://www.michaeljackson.com/us/michael-jackson-one Expand