Thriller25 Blocked From The Pop Chart

When is the second highest selling album of the week nowhere to be found in the top 200?

There used to be a number of reasons but now it’s down to one: When the disc has been classified as a catalog release.
The 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" (Epic/Legacy) sold 166,000 copies in its first week of release, which would make it the second biggest seller of the week that ended Sunday. says Jackson is still relevant

Tuesday Oct 30 20:16 AEDT – Black Eyed Peas frontman says any new album put out by …king of pop Michael Jackson will be relevant because his music is universal.

The songwriter and vocalist is working on Jackson’s new album, which is due for release early next year, and says Jackson is in a unique position as an artist.

Judge in Michael Jackson Case Retires

The judge who presided over the child abuse trial involving pop star Michael Jackson in Santa Maria is stepping down.

Judge Rodney Melville has kept a low profile since the case. He says he has turned down all offers to write a book or appear on TV talk shows.
Melville has been on the bench since he was appointed in 1987. (see VIDEO )