We saw it with Tupac, Biggie, Elvis and now Michael Jackson…the great ones continue to make millions even in death.
MICHAEL JACKSON is set to be just as big dead as he was alive, thanks to a staggering new Sony deal with the late pop star’s estate.
The music executives plan to release 10 albums of Jackson material between now and 2017 – the length of the deal.
The first album in the deal was last year’s (09) This Is It; the second release will be available in November (10) and will feature a track Jackson wrote with Lenny Kravitz for his Invincible album. The tune was axed because the King of Pop feared it was "too rocky", according to Kravitz.
The new Sony deal will guarantee the Jackson estate up to $250 million (£156.25 million) in advances.
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