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King Of Pop – Press Release

There is only one Michael Jackson. There is only one King Of Pop.

Michael Jackson fans will be given the chance to become part of music history, as Sony BMG Music release a brand new ‘hits’ album from the superstar performer entitled, ‘King of Pop’. Released on 25th August, all the tracks on the album will be chosen exclusively by his UK fans.

‘King of Pop’ will honour Michael Jackson’s 50th birthday on the 29th August. Sony BMG have partnered with GMTV and The Sun newspaper to give his fans in the UK the chance to vote for their favourite songs – the top 18 will form the album’s tracklisting.

Voting will commence today, Friday 18th July, for the duration of three weeks, closing Sunday 10th August. This will be an exciting opportunity for devotees everywhere to choose their favourites from a 50 strong list of Michael’s most popular hits, as well as a few rare releases.

Fans can choose from a classic line up of tracks, produced by world-class producers, that showcase Michael’s amazing musical diversity over the years. Super slick dance floor favourites such as ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Off the Wall’, ‘Bad’ and ‘Thriller’ will be included on the list for voting as well as famous iconic collaborations such as ‘The Girl is Mine’ and ‘Say Say Say’ with Paul McCartney along with ‘Scream’ featuring his sister Janet.

‘King of Pop’ will be the first fan driven selection of its kind and what better way to celebrate Michael Jackson’s 50th milestone, than for his UK fans to decide exactly which tracks represent him at his absolute best and show that he is still undeniably THE King of Pop.

Each Sony BMG territory around the world will operate a similar fan voting systems, potentially creating different versions of ‘King of Pop’.

To be in with a chance to win an exclusive Michael Jackson iPod, as well as vote for your favourite songs to go on the ‘King of Pop’ album, visit the GMTV website.

Source: MJWN with special thanks to Sony BMG

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