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MichaelJackson.comJury selection begins Tuesday in Los Angeles in a trial stemming from a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson's mother against concert promoter AEG Live.
Katherine Jackson is ***** the company, which was behind the King of Pop's aborted This Is It tour, for 40 billion dollars. She claims AEG contributed to her son's death by hiring the doctor who gave him a fatal dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. read more ≫
Photo: Rob ShanahanYes has been treating fans on their current North American tour to performances of three of their classic 1970s albums -- 1971's The Yes Album, 1972's Close to the Edge and 1977's Going for the One -- in at each show. The concerts are going over so well that the band has decided to add a summer leg to the trek. The new series of dates gets under way July 6 in Paso Robles, California, and runs through an August 14 gig in Rosemont, Illinois. read more ≫
Universal MotownStevie Wonder is set to bring a little bit of soul to the 48th Annual ACM Awards, set to air this Sunday night on CBS. The Motown legend will team up with young star Hunter Hayes for a special performance at the ceremony, which honors the best in country music. Stevie reportedly is on Hayes' dream list of duet partners, and Wonder already knew a few of Hunter's songs before agreeing to sing with him on the big show. read more ≫
PaulMcCartney.comPaul McCartney will be facing The Green Monster once again this summer: He's confirmed a recent report in The Boston Globe that ***** return to Boston's Fenway Park for a concert July 9. The last time Sir Paul performed at the famed ballpark, back in August 2009, his two shows set the record for the highest-ever two-day concert attendance in the history of the stadium. read more ≫