News featuring Michael Jackson

The following news stories mention Michael Jackson. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated within the last hour.

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Thursday 2nd April

  • Jarvis Cocker meets Iggy Pop: 'The more money a band has, the worse their records get'

    As Iggy Pop starts his new Friday-night slot on BBC 6 Music, fellow DJ Cocker catches up with him to talk music, Miami and Marxism

    Jarvis Cocker and Iggy Pop have an oddly large amount in common: careers spent largely on the outside before late acceptance and success; wildly idiosyncratic personas; and a shared tendency to provoke consternation on stage, be it by gatecrashing a televised Michael Jackson performance (in Cocker’s case) or repeated genital exposure (Iggy). Jarvis already has a weekly Sunday afternoon show on BBC 6 Music, on which Iggy has occasionally appeared as a stand-in. Now the Stooges frontman is joining the station’s roster in his own right, with a regular Friday-evening programme. Ahead of his debut next week, he talked to Cocker – in a conversation that roamed from rap, to French literature, to Iggy’s decision to make more new music.

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Friday 27th March

  • Prince Sued After Releasing Judith Hill Album

    Prince has been involved in many legal cases over the years, and now he's on the receiving end of another suit, this time after releasing an album with a vocalist who was allegedly under an exclusive record contract. Prince produced the new album Back in Time from Judith Hill, a seasoned vocalist who used to be Michael Jackson's backup singer, as well as appeared in the 2013 documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and as a contestant on the fourth season of The Voice. On Monday (March 23), the Purple One posted the album as a free download on Live Nation's database....

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Thursday 26th March

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Saturday 14th March

  • Kendrick Lamar – “King Kunta”

    Kendrick Lamar’s rabidly anticipated new album To Pimp A Butterfly is finally coming out later this month, and in recent months, we’ve heard two of its songs, “i” and “The Blacker The Berry.” Tonight, a third showed up online. “King Kunta” is a ferocious, racially charged song that references Roots and Michael Jackson and Bill […]

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Thursday 12th March

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