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Bruce Springsteen has scored his tenth UK number one album with High Hopes, beating the likes of David Bowie and Michael Jackson.

Fulham to erect Michael Jackson statue

Fulham today confirmed a commemorative statue of the late Michael Jackson is being erected at Craven Cottage at the behest of chairman Mohamed Al Fayed.

See Thriller Live for just £29.50

Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer. Moonwalking its way around the world, award-winning director Gary Lloyd’s Thriller Live brings to life the sensational dancing and distinctive sound of Michael and the Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson's estate nets $310 million

Michael Jackson's estate has earned $310 million since his death in June 2009.

The Word On... Michael, Michael Jackson

"If there is a heaven, and if Tupac, Cobain, Presley et al made it through the gates, chances are they're consoling a wincing, visibly embarrassed Jackson, cursing his inability to bolt the demos drawer in Neverland's vaults just that little bit tighter." bbc.co.uk/music

Album: Michael Jackson, Michael (Sony)

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Album: Michael Jackson, Michael (Epic)

By my reckoning, Michael is the sixth posthumous album by Michael Jackson, albeit the first with any serious claim on containing a majority of original new material.

Story of the Song: Man in the Mirror, Michael Jackson 1987

It was an indication of how commercially viable Michael Jackson had become by the late Eighties that out of the 11 tracks on his album Bad, ten were issued as singles in various territories.

Chrysalis founder nets £30m from sale to BMG

Chrysalis is to be taken over by a German media group and a US private equity giant in a cash deal worth nearly £110m, which will net its co-founder Chris Wright a cool £30.1m.

Off the wall, the unseen Michael Jackson

In a life played out before the glare of cameras, Michael Jackson was among the most photographed figures of his generation. More than a year after his death, an unseen collection of portraits will throw new light on the former King of Pop.

Cultural Life: La Roux, musician

Music: I saw Fever Ray at the Forum recently. She's Swedish and is from one of my favourite bands, The Knife. She's cripplingly shy and very rarely performs live. In order to overcome her shyness she performs in the dark using nothing but lasers and low-level lampshades on stage. I absolutely love her music. Other than that, I'm listening to a lot of old disco records, tracks like Punkin' Machine's "I Need You Tonight" and "Harmony" by Suzy Q. 'Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang Anniversary' is also a current favourite.

The Boy with Tape on His Face, Gilded Balloon

Morphing Marcel Marceau with Men in Coats, the Kiwi clown Sam Wills is deprived of the power of speech by a strip of tape across his mouth. He's still the gaffer of the piece, though, as he manipulates numerous audience members to follow his lead in various joyful antics without question. There's no use resisting his call to the stage – he can't answer their protestations in any case.

Battle over legacy of father of Art Nouveau

Prague authorities are demanding Mucha's masterpiece be moved to the capital

Album: Jackson Five, Live at the Forum (Motown)

It's easy to understand why Motown opted not to release these 1970 and 1972 live recordings at the time.

Album: Jackson Five, Live at the Forum (Hip-O)

If you're prepared to skip where necessary, this double CD of previously unreleased 1970 and 1972 live shows from LA's Inglewood contains genuine Jackson genius among the schmaltz.

Named after Tony in the land where Blair is king

"A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country". How keenly Tony Blair must have appreciated the wisdom of those words on his visit to Pristina yesterday.

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