Michael Jackson Broadway Musical Opening Next Summer

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MJ The MusicalMichael Jackson: literally not canceled. Although Jackson’s reputation suffered severe damage this year when HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary brought renewed attention to longstanding allegations that he was a serial child molester, producers are moving ahead with a Broadway biomusical about the self-proclaimed “King Of Pop.” … More »

Watch Missy Elliott Accept The Video Vanguard Award & Perform A Career-Spanning Medley At The VMAs

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Missy ElliottAfter years of campaigning by fans and her fellow artists alike, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott is receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards in Newark. Anyone familiar with Elliott’s mind-bending videos and unmistakable personal aesthetic realizes she’s one of the most deserving musicians to ever take home the … More »

Michael Jackson Accuser Addresses MTV’s Choice To Keep MJ’s Name On Video Vanguard Award

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Back in March, HBO premiered Leaving Neverland, which featured Wade Robson and James Safechuck detailing the alleged sexual abuse they say they endured at the hands of Michael Jackson when they were boys. On Monday, Robson expressed disappointment in MTV for keeping the late music icon’s name on its Video Vanguard Award forMore »

40 Disco Songs That Definitely Don’t Suck

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Disco Demolition Night, which happened 40 years ago today, is the day two genres were marked for death. Disco itself was one of them, of course: Chicago radio DJ Steve Dahl, infuriated that his still-young shock-jock career was derailed when WDAI changed format from rock to disco and shitcanned him in the process, waged war … More »

Michael Jackson Fans Sue Leaving Neverland Accusers In France

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A few Michael Jackson fan clubs have sued Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the subjects of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, in a court in Orleans, France today, as Reuters reports. The three groups — The Michel Jackson Community, the MJ Street and On the Line — are suing for symbolic … More »

Jonas Brothers Are Pulling Off One Of The More Impressive Pop Comebacks In Recent Memory

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Jonas BrothersSometimes you enter into a pop cultural universe late and have to work backwards to fill in the gaps. Maybe you’ve decided to binge several seasons of a popular TV show to participate in the discourse, or you’ve fallen headfirst into a musical subgenre and now have a whole canon to educate yourself on. Maybe … More »

Justin Bieber Defends Chris Brown, Compares Him To Michael Jackson & Tupac

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Justin BieberJustin Bieber is coming to his pal Chris Brown’s defense, and spreading a message of forgiveness. More »

Watch Kit Harington As A Michael Jackson-Turned-Frank Sinatra Impersonator On SNL

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Kit-HarringtonCongratulations to the humor scientists at Saturday Night Live. This past weekend, they somehow managed to make a joke out of Leaving Neverland, the profoundly depressing HBO documentary about Michael Jackson and his alleged abuses. Jackson faced child sex-abuse allegations from the early ’90s right up until his death, and lots of people made lots … More »

Barbra Streisand Clarifies Michael Jackson Comments: “I Feel Nothing But Sympathy For Them”

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Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand has faced significant backlash in the wake of controversial comments she made about the allegations of abuse against Michael Jackson. In an interview with the Evening Standard yesterday, she said that she “absolutely” believes Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the two men who claim that Jackson abused … More »

Barbra Streisand On Michael Jackson Allegations: “His Sexual Needs Were His Sexual Needs”

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Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand has sparked controversy after voicing her opinion on the allegations against Michael Jackson in the wake of HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary. More »