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This Is It

Article posted over a year ago
Michael Jackson 2002 - 2009
This Is It would be a series of 50 concerts that would start on July 13, 2009, at the O2 Arena in London. The shows would be their first appearances significant since the successful HIStory World Tour in 1996/1997, as in 2001, year of release of their latest album of new material, was not carried out a tour to promote this album, only two concerts were held in New York City to commemorate its 30-year career. The 750,000 tickets for these concerts sold out just five hours after the start of sales.
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In Studio

Article posted over a year ago
Michael Jackson 2002 - 2009
In May 2006, Michael moved to Bahrain for the city of Dublin, Ireland, where he continued to record what would be the thirteenth solo album of his career - the first since Invincible. The forecast was that the album arrived in stores in the following years and would be distributed by independent label 2 Seas Records. But this hypothesis was discarded later. The new record label would then be the Michael Jackson Company, Inc., created recently.

In October of that year, the television show Access Hollywood has had access to the studio while Michael was working with producer and...
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Awards

Article posted over a year ago
Michael Jackson 2002 - 2009
In 2006, Jackson attended several awards and honors. The first was the tribute held in May 2006 on MTV Japan, for the award of the Video Music Awards Japan '06. In this award, Jackson received the Legend Award - rarely designed to somebody - because of his being a male artist international best-selling in Japan, a legend of music. The press in general has made a huge emphasis on this event, due to the fact that it was the first public appearance since his acquittal Jackson made out of his seclusion in Bahrain.
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The Album and What More Can I Give

Article posted over a year ago
Invincible era
*The Album*

Invincible is known as the "most expensive album in history", as only production in Jackson spent about $ 30 million. Sony boycotted the album withdrawing it from stores after three months of release. Still Invincible sold about 12 million copies worldwide, something difficult even for artists who were at the peak season.

*What More Can I Give*

Contributed more than 35 singers, like Shakira, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, Luther Vandross, Justin Timberlake, Carlos Santana, Beyonce, Mariah Carey and Laura Pausini. The single was never...
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Problems with Sony

Article posted over a year ago
Invincible era
During the rapid release of the album were explicit differences between Michael and the then head of Sony Music, Tommy Mottola. The problems began in 2000 when Jackson tried to withdraw the license from the original recordings from the catalog of his record company to release independent. So Michael would not have to split the profits with Sony. However, Jackson's lawyers have found clauses in his contract with the label that prevented the transaction.

To avoid a lawsuit, Michael and Sony struck a deal that would allow him to leave the label after the release of Invincible, but...
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