An exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery explores how contemporary artists have responded to Jackson’s complicated image.
His son Michael called him “a managerial genius,” but his abusive behavior alienated Michael, Janet and the rest of his children.
The book is to be written by Lynn Nottage, a playwright who has won two Pulitzers, and the show is to be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.
In these excerpts from his idiosyncratic biography, “Room to Dream,” Mr. Lynch offers insights into his work on “Dangerous,” “Twin Peaks” and “Blue Velvet.”
We look back at the impact of the performer’s classic album.
Upon encountering the Jackson 5, Mr. Taylor was especially taken with the lead singer, a child phenomenon named Michael.
The program was pulled before it aired in Britain after an outcry over the white actor’s portrayal of the singer.
A British keyboardist and songwriter, he was a member of the disco-funk group Heatwave and went on to compose some of Jackson’s biggest hits.
The European Commission approved a merger that would give Sony full control of the songwriting rights to a catalog that includes about 250 Beatles songs.