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 less than 21345 hours ago.

’15 Jul 24 Fri

Friday 24th July

’15 Jul 23 Thu

Thursday 23rd July

  • Michael Jackson almost played Jar Jar Binks

    The King of Pop wanted to use "prosthetics and makeup like Thriller."

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  • The Week In Pop: The Weeknd Pop?

    The #2 song in the country this week is “Can’t Feel My Face,” a pitch-perfect Michael Jackson homage co-produced by pop mastermind Max Martin. From its disco-funk liquid rhythm to its piercing falsetto hooks to its lovestruck subject matter, the song makes perfect sense as a hit single. The only thing weird about it is […]

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  • Michael Jackson Reportedly Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars'

    This week, reports have spread around the internet confirming that Michael Jackson did not, in fact, write the song "Do the Bartman" from The Simpsons. But here's a new curious factoid about the late King of Pop and his forays into film and television: he wanted to play Jar Jar Binks from the Star Wars prequel trilogy. This news was revealed by Ahmed Best, the actor who ended up scoring the role of Jar Jar. A year ago, he mentioned on Reddit that he had originally beaten out Jackson for the role, and now he has explained the full story in an interview with Vice. ...

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  • Michael Jackson did not actually write “Do the Bartman”

    After more than 20 years of rumors, the truth has finally been revealed.

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’15 Jul 22 Wed

Wednesday 22nd July

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