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Kevin Mazur/WireImage We will finally learn the complete story of Michael Jackson‘s groundbreaking album, Thriller, in a forthcoming documentary. Billboard reports the doc is helmed by Sony Music Entertainment and will further celebrate the album’s 40th anniversary. Music historian Nelson George has been tapped to direct the film, which has already started production. “The release of Thriller redefined Michael Jackson, taking him from teen star […]

Virgin Records America New music from the legendary Janet Jackson is on the way.  In honor of the 25th anniversary of Jackson’s sixth studio album, The Velvet Rope, the five-time Grammy winner will release a deluxe version on October 7, the same day it was released in 1997. The two-part deluxe version will be comprised of an A side — […]

Columbia Records Mariah Carey has another major milestone to celebrate: her fifth studio album, Daydream, turned 27 on Monday. The singer celebrated the sweet anniversary on Twitter, writing, “Happy anniversary Daydream. My most bittersweet album.” Mariah encouraged fans to read her 2020 memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, to learn why she believes that.  The Grammy winner further noted, “Oh and […]

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Whitney Houston’s movie debut, The Bodyguard, is heading back to theaters for its 30th anniversary. The special screenings — scheduled for Sunday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 9 — will also include Whitney’s videos for two songs from the soundtrack — “Queen of the Night” and “I Will Always Love […]

ABC/Christopher Willard Jordin Sparks was assigned the daunting task of opening the season 31 premiere of Dancing with the Stars, but she made an excellent impression thanks to her late mentor Whitney Houston. The American Idol winner chose to chacha to Whitney’s standout 1987 hit “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and explained why she wanted to set the first dance […]

‎ Sony Legacy As part of her celebration of the 25th anniversary of her album Butterfly, Mariah Carey decided to recreate the video for one of the album’s hits with help from her kids…and Millie Bobby Brown. On Instagram, Mariah and her twins Moroccan and Monroe teamed with the Stranger Things star and her boyfriend Jake […]

Legacy Recordings Mariah Carey opened up about the flack she received from the music industry when she came out with Butterfly, her sixth studio album.  Speaking to Rolling Stone, the Grammy vented her frustration about being belittled and doubted by “the corporate morgue, the entities that run things.” Mariah began working on Butterfly amid her divorce from Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola and knew she […]

Legacy Recordings Mariah Carey celebrates the 25th anniversary of Butterfly on Friday and is releasing a special anniversary edition of the album to mark the milestone. Mariah told Variety what the album symbolizes. “I didn’t have a thing with butterflies when I was a kid … It is just something that happened,” she said. “When I made that album, I was leaving a […]

Courtesy Sony Pictures The first trailer for the long-awaited Whitney Houston biopic, I Wanna Dance with Somebody, is finally here. The teaser arrived Thursday and shows how British actress Naomi Ackie channels the late powerhouse singer.  The trailer begins with how Whitney got her start, when Arista Records’ Clive Davis discovered her singing at a nightclub at the tender age of 19. […]

Legacy Recordings Mariah Carey‘s sixth studio album, Butterfly, turns 25 on Friday, so she’s releasing a special anniversary collection packed full of goodies. The Grammy winner teased the upcoming celebration on Instagram and cheekily pretended it hasn’t been a quarter century since she unleashed her five-times Platinum album. “Celebrating 25… minutes… since the release of my favorite and probably most personal album,” Mariah […]

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