Legal

Michael Jackson’s Nephews File Suit Against Radar Online

Michael Jackson’s Nephews File Suit Against Radar Online

Michael Jackson’s nephews, Taj, TJ, and Taryll Jackson, are suing Radar Online for $100 million over published stories alleging they were sexually abused and bribed by their King of Pop uncle. The three men filed the $100 million libel lawsuit on Wednesday after the celebrity […]

Timbaland Wins Lawsuit Over Michael Jackson’s Song ‘Chicago’

Timbaland Wins Lawsuit Over Michael Jackson’s Song ‘Chicago’

Timbaland won a legal battle against a songwriter who claims he stole his song and used it for a Michael Jackson posthumous project. According to Jasmine BRAND, a musician named Sidney Swanson filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against MJJ Productions, which oversees all of the […]

Sony Buys Michael Jackson’s Stake In Lucrative Music Catalog

Sony Buys Michael Jackson’s Stake In Lucrative Music Catalog

The Sony Corporation has announced it will pay Michael Jackson’s estate $750 million for Jackson’s 50 percent share of the Sony/ATV music publishing company. The backstory here has more twists and shouts than a long and winding road (Couldn’t resist, but note that the rights […]

Michael Jackson’s Estate To Handle Quincy Jones’ Lawsuit In Court This Summer

Michael Jackson’s Estate To Handle Quincy Jones’ Lawsuit In Court This Summer

A pending $10 million lawsuit concerning Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson’s estate will head to trial this summer (June 15), The Hollywood Reporter states. READ: Showtime Releases Trailer For Michael Jackson Documentary The suit was filed by Jones against Sony Entertainment and MJJ Productions in […]

Michael Jackson Estate Sued for Shutting Down Tribute Film ‘Messages to Michael’

Michael Jackson Estate Sued for Shutting Down Tribute Film ‘Messages to Michael’

Sharad Chandra Patel claims he was assigned a contract from his dying son to make a movie about Jackson’s fans, but the late entertainer’s executors won’t provide home video footage or music rights. The father of a deceased producer and friend of Michael Jackson’s has […]

Sony, Michael Jackson Estate in Talks for Transfer of Massive Catalog

Sony, Michael Jackson Estate in Talks for Transfer of Massive Catalog

Sony ATV, the famous music-publishing catalog that Michael Jackson bought in 1985 and used for decades as a financial lifeline, will soon be sold in full to the late singer’s estate — or the estate may sell its own half back to Sony Corp. The […]

Musicians Union Sues Sony Over Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’

Musicians Union Sues Sony Over Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’

The American Federation of Musicians is suing Sony Music Entertainment for allegedly violating its contract in the Michael Jackson documentary “This Is It.” The suit, filed in federal court in New York, alleges that the artists were misled to record work for “This Is It” […]

Fans Attempting To Halt Sale Of Neverland With Online Petition

Fans Attempting To Halt Sale Of Neverland With Online Petition

Nearly six years after Michael Jackson’s death, his fans are reluctant to lose yet another bit of his legacy: RadarOnline.com has learned that a group of Jackson supporters has started an online petition in an attempt to halt the sale of Neverland ranch. But do […]