Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Michael Jackson's family announced a concert in tribute to "King of Pop"

.- The family of Michael Jackson today announced the celebration on October 8, in the Welsh city of Cardiff, a benefit concert to honor the "King of Pop", who died in 2009. The announcement of the event was provided by the singer's mother, Katherine Jackson, with her children La Toya, Tito, Jackie and Marlon in an act called the press at a hotel in Beverly Hills (USA), which is not two brothers joined the artist.

Concert is scheduled to last 4 hours and is broadcast live on various pay channels in multiple countries and in some theaters. The promoters of this tribute to Jackson, the British company Global Live Events, gave no details about the artists who will perform. Tickets for the concert, which will stage the Cardiff Millennium Stadium, will go on sale August 4.

Global Live Events reported that revenues generated will go to a number of charities. The tribute, described by Katherine Jackson as "a global event," not liked two of the brothers of the author of "Thriller", Jermaine and Randy, who have issued a statement against it. "We consider it impossible to support an event that will take place during the criminal trial about the death of Michael (...) We feel it is inappropriate to be involved with this event as untimely, "Jermaine and Randy expressed quoted as saying by TMZ.

Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, the victim of a drug overdose when he was preparing a series of concerts that would take place in July in London. The investigation ended with his death who was the artist's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray on charges of manslaughter for the prosecution, which was considered responsible for the sudden death of "King of Pop." After several delays, the jury selection process will begin in Los Angeles on September 8.

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