Posts Tagged ‘King of Pop’

Thriller First Music Video Dubbed ‘National Treasure’

Thriller has officially become the first music video to be preserved by the Library of Congress. What better way to end a year where the King of Pop dominated Pop music than to dub the most famous music video in the world a national treasure? As Thriller is admittedly the first music video to be […]

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

The Case for Karzai as Most Fascinating Person of 2009

Barbara Walters’ most fascinating people of 2009 list this year is made up of the likes of Lady GaGa, Adam Lambert, Sarah Palin, and the children of the late great Michael Jackson. Walters will apparently reveal the most fascinating person of the year when the special airs on December 09 on ABC. Though interesting and […]

King of Pop Still Atop Pop Charts With Fifth Best Sales Week in ’09

Despite a lack of any substantiative new material, ‘Michael Jackson‘s This Is It‘ soundtrack debuts big on the Billboard album charts, proving that people are still inexplicably clamoring for Michael Jackson’s catalogue of past hits rather than holding out for new/original material. As for Jay-Z, while, other artists saw double digit declines in their sales […]

‘This Is It’ Pulls In $101 Million World-Wide Opening Tally

The film may not have blown up the box office the way Sony was hoping, but