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I recently got my hands on Michael Jackson’s tax documents and a good ol’ fashioned assets vs. liabilities statement, courtesy of the folks at "EXTRA" who wanted me to assess his personal finances.
AEG Live is looking to recoup the $30 million-plus it spent producing Michael Jackson's unrealized concert tour, and now it's selling off the rights to the rehearsal footage. Sources tell me that Sony Pictures Entertainment has bid $50 million to acquire the distribution rights.
As the world sorts through the pieces of Michael Jackson’s life one month after his death, so, too, does Wall Street, says the New York Times.
The Food and Drug Administration today announced that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is voluntarily recalling two lots of the anesthetic Propofol because there are higher levels of potentially fatal endotoxins...Propofol is the same drug that was reportedly found in Michael Jackson’s house.
Twitter posts are pointless, ads don’t work and music should be free. These are some of the striking claims making waves among media executives and investors from the pen of a 15-year-old intern at Morgan Stanley.
Michael Jackson's official music website is selling CDs and singles online, and now the tour website has started selling the same sort of merchandise it probably hoped to market during Jackson's London concerts. On the website you can buy T-shirts, hats, belt buckles, tote bags, mugs, and even socks.
Michael Jackson's memorial was must see TV...especially on the internet. Yahoo! reports that as of 3 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, there were five million streams of the memorial at the Staples Center, the largest streaming event in the Yahoo's history. The peak was 385,000 simultaneous streams, second only to the inauguration of President Obama, which peaked at 430,000 streams.
I am a Los Angeles native who has covered every major story here over two decades. I have never seen so many Los Angeles police officers as I do this morning at the Staples Center.
A judge is holding a hearing in Los Angeles this morning which may determine if the 2002 will submitted to the court last week is THE will for Michael Jackson.
A 30-second snippet of Michael Jackson rehearsing two days before his death was released Thursday, part of more than 100 hours of footage that could be turned into live albums, a movie and a pay-per-view special, the promoter said.
It's not surprising that there's yet another lawsuit claiming copyright infringement in the music industry. But it is surprising that this latest suit doesn't attack typical pirates, but companies that actually run paid online music subscription services.
On the same day Michael Jackson's 2002 will was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, there was a court filing by a woman claiming to be the singer's long-time wife and mother of his three children.
The tiny town of Los Olivos, California is expecting a huge crush of visitors this holiday weekend as Michael Jackson's body is returned to Neverland. By one local estimate, 200,000 people could show up to try to make their way up the windy two-lane road to Jackson's estate.
Yes, it's totally gruesome to think about how Michael Jackson's estate and others will benefit from the King of Pop's death, but it's inevitable.
There are still listings on eBay for tickets to Michael Jackson's now-cancelled tour in London.
In an earlier post I talked about the effect Michael Jackson's death was having on various big players on the internet. But one of the biggest players is seeing some of the biggest impact.
The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.
I drove into Hollywood at 2:15a, and as I walked up to Michael Jackson's star on the Walk of Fame, I had to navigate a small throng. Jackson's star has prime real estate on Hollywood Boulevard.
After selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died at age 50 reportedly awash in about $400 million in debt, on the cusp of a final comeback after well over a decade of scandal.
In his new book, JAM, author Jeff Carlisi - original founder, lead guitarist and songwriter of 38 Special - writes how a business and a successful rock band is made up of both visionaries and devoted followers, leaders and team players.