Michael Jackson

Revenge Of The Music Nerds

Huffington Post Canada Music | Brian Gasparek | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Music

With Weezer’s release of their ninth studio album "Everything Will Be Alright In The End," one of music's greatest and most popular nerd rock bands ...

Singers Who Got Bigger And Better Without Their Old Bands

HuffPost Canada Music | Brian Gasparek | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Music

Solo projects are a dime a dozen in music. When an artist spends a lot of time writing and touring with their popular band, they often feel like they ...

M.J.'s Death Can't Stop His New Music Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Music

The video for the late Michael Jackson's single "A Place With No Name" made its world debut Wednesday night. But rather than debuting on television...

What Vegas's #1 Impersonator Can Teach you about Hope

Abi Paul | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

Kenny Wizz was like every other normal kid growing up in Los Angeles during this decade. Well, almost. The peculiarity of having the aforementioned hair style and break dancing skills led many to remind him often of his uncanny resemblance to the Gloved One. Obviously, MJ's breakthrough meant a massive change in trajectory of the destiny of this normal kid.

Fans Celebrate MJ: 'Five Years Without You -- We Love You More'

AFP | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Music

Michael Jackson fans from around the world laid flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, grieving but also celebrating on th...

Remember Michael Jackson With These Jaw-Dropping Isolated Vocal Tracks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Music

June 25th is the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, which prompted an unexpectedly powerful outpouring of grief and a chance to remember hi...

Michael Jackson Hologram: Awesome? Creepy? Both?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Music

Michael Jackson's hologram, the star attraction at the Billboard Music Awards, performed "Slave to the Rhythm" from his latest posthumous album "Xscap...

WATCH: Music Videos From Beyond The Grave

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Music

With the much-hyped release of Michael Jackson's second posthumous album "Xscape" this week, the spirit of the King of Pop has been coming back to hau...

Why Michael Jackson's New(ish) Album 'Xscape' Should Stay Locked Up

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Music

Michael Jackson will continue to follow in 2Pac's posthumous footsteps on May 13 by releasing his second album from beyond the grave. In the process, ...

These Music Videos Are So Cinematic They Deserve Oscars

HuffPost Canada Music | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Music

The Oscars are coming, and there's nothing anybody can do about it. So with movies on our minds, we figured the upcoming ceremonies would be the perfe...

Everyday Disney: How To See The Disney Side Of Your Normal Routine

Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Travel

We've all been there -- that moment where your just minding your own business shopping for groceries when your jam comes on the in-store radio and you...

Watching the Watchdog: Long Walk of Prisoner #46664

Tim Knight | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

This day in Dublin, Mandela shakes my hand. It's a most peculiar moment. I look into his eyes, he looks into mine, and somehow I know I'm in the presence of sheer, bloody greatness. Not because of what he's done or had done to him, but simply because of who he is.

Long Walk of Prisoner #46664 Part 3: Now Cracks a Noble Heart

Tim Knight | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

For most South Africans, that long walk to freedom Mandela wrote about is on a much longer, stonier and more dangerous road than they ever expected. And it's taking far more time than their well wishers around the world ever predicted. Considering what's happening to his dream of a new, democratic and rainbow nation, maybe it's best that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has gone.

Sananda Maitreya Talks Music, Life, and Spirituality

Luka Neskovic | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Luka Neskovic

Sananda Maitreya, an internationally renowned artist, AKA Terence Trent D'Arby first hit it big with hit singles like "Wishing Well" and "Sign Your Na...

Verdict Reached In Michael Jackson Trial

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada Music

A Los Angeles jury has found the concert promoter behind Michael Jackson’s series of comeback concerts not guilty in a wrongful death lawsuit filed ...

How the Writer of This Iconic Song Came to See the King of Pop's Softer Side

Luka Neskovic | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Music
Luka Neskovic

I realized: Oh my God, I'm singing a duet with Michael Jackson -- with the King of Pop -- unreal! While recording it, Michael recorded his part, but when it came to me singing my verses, he began tossing popcorn in my face in an effort to make me mess up. Quincy Jones, not seeing this, began to chastise me for flubbing the takes. Michael, on the other hand, was just cracking up.

LISTEN: Secret Bieber And MJ Duet Leaks

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Music

A track reportedly co-written by the late Michael Jackson entitled "Slave To The Rhythm" and featuring Justin Bieber's vocals on top was leaked on Fri...

Lisa Marie Presley Talks New Music, Tour and Elvis

Luka Neskovic | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Music
Luka Neskovic

Lisa Marie Presley - the 45-year old singer/songwriter and the only child of Elvis Presley, has spent most of her life in the shadow of her famous father Elvis Presley and ex-husband Michael Jackson. We spoke recently by phone about her new music, creative process, tour, and of course her legendary father

Appeared 'A Little Loopy' Jury Told

CP | Anthony McCartney, The Associated Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Michael Jackson appeared "a little loopy" after visits with his longtime dermatologist and was considering using a teleprompter ...

17 Great Musical Siblings From Tegan And Sara To Beyoncé And Solange

Huffington Post Music Canada | Anne T Donahue | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Music

Talent runs in the family. Or at least that’s what we can take away from the barrage of musical siblings who’ve honed long, memorable, and – at ...

15 Strangest Musical Appearances In Commercials

Huffington Post Music Canada | Anne T Donahue | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Music

These days it's not enough for musicians to simply make music. If you're Jay-Z you buy an ownership stake in a basketball team, if you're Sleater-K...

Afrojack: Bleep Right And Work With Michael Jackson And Chris Brown

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jesse Ship | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Music

When I call Afrojack the 6'10 gentle giant is the studio with David Guetta, Akon and Shermanology working on new tunes during our call. But his physic...

11 Lessons From Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad 25'

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Music

Bad 25, legendary filmmaker Spike Lee’s documentary about the making of Michael Jackson’s Bad album -- not to be confused with Bad 25, the CD/DVD ...

10 Wackiest Music Award Show Moments

Anne Donahue | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Music

Tonight the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards will go down in Los Angeles and it's not hard to predict that something scandalous will happen during the broa...

The Price You Must Pay to Follow Your Dreams

Shannon Skinner | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg As a talk show host, I love to delve into the what inspires the hearts of my guests -- and their success secrets. I also know there is a price to pay for success. The question is: what is the price you are willing to pay? Every goal we set out to achieve has a price tag attached. When we look at the big picture, we must determine if we are willing to pay the price to follow our desires.