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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

news Michael Jackson 'Love Never Felt So Good' - Song Of The Summer

July 07, 2014
Summer is in full swing and "Love Never Felt So Good" is providing the soundtrack that makes everyone want to dance and celebrate! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJDdBbgJafU Expand

news A Look At Michael Jackson's 'Stranger In Moscow' - Man In The Music

July 05, 2014
In his book, Man In The Music, Joe Vogel says, "Although it never made any of his greatest hits collections, 'Stranger In Moscow' is one of Michael Jackson's most impressive artistic achievements and, over time, will no doubt be recognized as such." Watch the short film for the song and see if you agree with Joe. Expand

news Michael Jackson - July 4, 1992 In Rome, Italy

July 04, 2014
July 4 – Buon giorno Roma! Michael Jackson rocked the Stadio Flaminio on this day in 1992. Condividere se tu fossi lì. Expand

news XSCAPE Deluxe Edition: Hidden Michael Jackson Quote

July 03, 2014
Have you found the hidden Michael Jackson quote inside the deluxe edition of XSCAPE yet? Order your copy here and look closely. Expand

news Photo: Shaquille O'Neal Attends Michael Jackson ONE Performance

June 30, 2014
Michael's friend, Shaquille O'Neal, attended a performance of Michael Jackson ONE this past weekend and loved the show! He visited the cast afterwards. Expand

news Video: Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour - Fan 'Dance Off' With Cast Member

June 30, 2014
FAN APPRECIATION: During intermission at the sold out performance of Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour this past Saturday night, the audience had a chance to hear some of the songs from the newest Michael Jackson album, XSCAPE. One of the youngest audience members was so inspired to dance that he had a “dance off” of sorts with one of the cast members! Check it out: Expand

news Remembering The King Of Pop

June 25, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael's loved ones today as we remember the kind, gentle and giving spirit who generously shared his amazing artistic gifts with the world along with a limitless empathy for those in need. Time has shown that with each passing year the world's appreciation deepens not just for Michael's talent but also for his lifelong passion to spread peace, unity, love and hope across every culture and society. Michael's friendship, kindness, humor and joyful warmth will always be missed. The world is a far better place for having known him. Expand