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New Michael Jackson Album Leaks on Internet

12/6/2010 4:08 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's highly anticipated new album is now the victim of music pirates ... ALL 10 tracks from "MICHAEL" have leaked online -- a week before its official release date.

Michael Jackson New Album Leaked

The tracks are now up on several file sharing websites ... and unless Sony Music authorized it -- this is a clear case of illegal piracy.

The official, aka legal, release date is next Tuesday -- December 14.

UPDATE: Sony had no comment.

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mymjj5    

Plus how do u know what pictures or videos they showed Oprah and what Oprah choose to put on the show???
The solution is simple...if you don't want to buy the CD...DON'T...but I don't think you all need to be nasty to the fans that do!
Posted at 5:05 PM on Dec 7, 2010 by Paulette
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@Paulette
I based my comments on what the Casios did, not what the may have done but did not share with the public. This is Michael Jackson we're talking about. The Casios should not have said anything about something they cannot prove. Otherwise its just another story that MJ cannot confirm or deny.

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197.

Daphne     

I remember when Sam Cooke's Legend DVD won a Grammy in 2004 (40 years after his passing). His family was right there in the audience but the producers accepted the award. Just despicable.

Posted at 11:08 AM on Dec 8, 2010 by mymjj5

Don't worry, John Branca will not be there accepting the award if things turn out great for TII.

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198.

Daphne     

If the executors approved the re-release of Invincible or Dangerous with 3 or 4 never before heard songs then perhaps I would jump at purchasing it.

Mymjj5

I heard that this is what's gonna happen in the future. They will re-release some of the previous albums, starting with Off The Wall + a few never before heard songs. Make sure u buy them.

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199.

nan    

actually i am listening to j5 in my car right now.they all had a boatload of talent , but mj had the entire package.
and i love 3T. tell me why is justa beautiful song and mj looks so happy with them.
of course they loved him and he them,no doubt in my mind...
as far as this is it, i am not a fan of paul anka as i think he is an arrogant ahole, but on youtube he does a very touching tribute to mj when he was in concert and he sings a beautiful rendition of the song..
i know it is not the way mj would have wanted it, but like i said ,his real legacy is those kids and if this is what his estate chooses to do,to make money for k and the kids, and themselves of course, no one has any say in it ..he put them in charge.nothing will change that..until his kids get older.
i want his children to keep that catalog also.and have a ton of money so they can do whatever they want in life.
if his estate asked for each fan to donate to his kids and put it in a trust, i would do it because he gave so much to everybody, the least anyone can do is make sure his kids are going to be alright emotionally, physically and financially..
i happen to feel this is not the best music they have of his.
i feel like they are putting this out cause he is hot right now and people will scoff it up.
maybe they have better tracks that will be released later..
i know plenty of people who have pre ordered it and no idea nor do they care about the estate stuff.
they will say to me ...hey what ever happened with that doctor?
unbelievable ..but true.most people just love his music..

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200.

Daphne     

i know plenty of people who have pre ordered it and no idea nor do they care about the estate stuff.
they will say to me ...hey what ever happened with that doctor?
unbelievable ..but true.most people just love his music..

Posted at 11:31 AM on Dec 8, 2010 by nan

Well said. I Love Michael Jackson.

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201.

mymjj5    

he didnt put his family in charge of his estate.
he put the money guys in charge..that is what they do is think money first , not creativity.
i want his estate in order so then his kids wont have to worry and then they can tell people to go f themselves,
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@Nan
I'm all for Michael's decision to place qualified entertainment attorneys to oversee his estate. It makes perfectly good business sense. Yet to give them power to have a free for all with so many unanswered questions?????? Not to mention negotiating a $250 million dollar deal on an estate that's allegedly cash poor with $500 million in debt, during an ongoing murder investigation.....a broke ass killer out on bail, payments to an ex-wife he specifically left out and wanted to keep away from their kids........pleasezzzzzzz!!!!!
You say he put them in charge to make money. The haters claim he did not have any. Makes a person wonder when did MJ rehire the reptilian tag team of Branca/Mcclain. (I guess Branca/Mcclain, the FBI and IRS......made a slight oversight from 2006-2008).....I'm still going through the petition filed by the executors. I have more questions than answers too......

Btw: some say (not you Nan) MJ was cash poor. Truly wealthy people don't use cash anyway. Wealthy people live on the interest/dividends from their assets. We all know MJ controlled billions in assets...........can't wait for someone to belittle the value of MJ's assets.

Then again perhaps MJ was cash poor….he only had about 2 million dollars on him at the time of death…….ask Murray he can fill you in about!!!

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202.

Paulette    

mymjj5...
First of all I do not want to argue with you, however seeing i was not a fly on Michael Jacksons wall for the last several years..I honestly have NO CLUE who he talked to...when he talked to them...if he recorded with people in basements or what have you. I am guessing you were not there either so anything any of us said is what we have heard or read, NOT first hand knowledge!!
This is It was found by the family (in which they stated)...But I would bet my bottom dollar that if MJ were alive and was going to release that song his brothers would have been the LAST people he would have let do the background on. Thing is the song was UNFINISHED the brothers finished it and nobody seems to have a problem with that. I have NOT made one comment pertaining to the CD..if people want to buy it, so be it. Everyone complained when the footage TII was going to be a movie...but it ended up making the estate a lot of money. I don't see many of them complaining now?
I think it would be great if he did win for TII..i think the kids should accept the awards..However I do believe MJ would NOT be happy with that either...
But please riddle me this...why is it when the brothers say that these vocals are NOT Michael do you believe it...but when the same brothers come out and say MJ was an addict are they liars?? Seems to me that you can't have it both ways...I come to the conclusion that some fans see and hear only what they want too..Just saying!

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203.

nan    

Hi Nan
Remember the family had a separate autopsy performed on MJ because they believed he was too young and healthy to die all of a sudden from a heart attack or drug abuse. I remember Mrs. Jackson stating this also
mymjj5
i do remember this and it bothers me that his mom said something about drugs on oprah as well as, janet, lmp..and the cassio said something also..
they seem to be commenting on others impressions because they dont seem to have much first hand knowledge so i think it does mj a huge disservice addressing it as if it is a fact instead of just a possible conclusion by others..
i wish all would keep their opinions to themselves regarding that stuff until after the trial.
all these people who have said this stuff seem to pull it out if the air.
k and lmp were talking about the early 90s i believe..
i dont see what any of that stuff has to do with a doctor injecting a person with a lethal dose..
drug use or non use is not the issue. the issue is this doctor carelessness and lack of regard for human life..
people get led down the wrong path all the time with mj. its easy to do because so many people are flapping their gums about him for 15 minutes of a fame.
have to take off..
have a good day !

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204.

mymjj5    

@ Nan
Paul Anka is too old for my taste. Yet MJ knew so many famous people. My guess is that after MJ performed at the Oscars at age 14, the full spectrum of the entertainment network opened for him.!!!

I think reports stated This Is It was written in 1983 by MJ and PA

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205.

mymjj5    

I based my comments on what the Casios did, not what they may have done but did not share with the public.

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206.

mymjj5    

i do remember this and it bothers me that his mom said something about drugs on oprah as well as, janet, lmp..and the cassio said something also..
they seem to be commenting on others impressions because they dont seem to have much first hand knowledge so i think it does mj a huge disservice addressing it as if it is a fact instead of just a possible conclusion by others..
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@nan
As for MJ's family, they should be allowed to say whatsoever they want too about their family and loved one. It's the outsiders that don't seem to know their place. yet the public for some reason want to value the claims of outsiders over his own family. anyhoo to each his own. keep fighting Jackson family.....keep fighting and keep going.

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207.

mymjj5    

actually i am listening to j5 in my car right now.they all had a boatload of talent , but mj had the entire package.
and i love 3T. tell me why is justa beautiful song and mj looks so happy with them.
of course they loved him and he them,no doubt in my mind...
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When I hear Sugar Daddy, I go CrazZZZZZyyyyy. "Body" or "2300 Jackson Street" brings back memories!!!! (Jackie and Marlon could sing!!) The Sweat Hotel opened with MJ's Lady in My Life last thursday....just beautiful.......3T and Why.....OMG!!! that's all!

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208.

marcia    

Since we all know that this new album and those forthcoming:

a) did not have Michael's stamp of approval
b) were/are songs Michael deemed unworthy, not a good fit on certain albums and/or not good enough to be featured on any of his albums while he was living
c) were not finished by him
d) were put out by the estate & Sony for profit:

then why the concern that it/they will tarnish a 40 year legacy that he meticulously worked on? The work that he personally had a hand it speaks for itself. There is nothing in the world that can change the fact that MJ was one of the greatest, if not the greatest entertainer that ever lived.

Because he is dead we all know that Michael Jackson personally has nothing to do (per se) with these recordings that are being released. So if they are/were not good enough by MJ's & some people's standards and if they were to fail (which is highly doubtful) who in their right mind would blame MJ?

Now if a person chooses not to purchase these posthumous albums because:

a) they don't like him for whatever reason
b) they, in the name of Michael, prefer not to support Sony and/or the estates agenda
c) wish not to be a party in supporting Eddie Casio, Teddy, Akon and the likes:

then so be it, but please don't blame them on hurting his legacy because that's a statement that simply isn't true. Everything that I have seen of him professionally from the time he was a little boy until his death proves he was the ultimate performer. Nothing can and will ever touch what MJ took 40 years to build.

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209.

nan    

@ Nan
Paul Anka is too old for my taste. Yet MJ knew so many famous people. My guess is that after MJ performed at the Oscars at age 14, the full spectrum of the entertainment network opened for him.!!!

I think reports stated This Is It was written in 1983 by MJ and PA

Posted at 11:51 AM on Dec 8, 2010 by mymjj5
i think everyone wanted to hitch a ride on a shooting star like mj
u r right... i do not think he was cash poor. people like to say he was , to belittle him , particulary when he was trying to break away from sony,like in the trial.they said he held the arvisios because he was broke and needed to revive his career and yet bail was 4 million because they said he was rich and anything less would mean nothing to him..
i only wish i was as broke as michael jackson,,,lol
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make no mistake i think sony is ruthless.s***balls etc.. i think that when mj bucked the corporate system the reigned all this garbage on him..
i can see that now that the corporations are holding hands with the estate , well looky looky even harvey is playing ball .the media is corporate too. they are all in bed together.
but if sony pushed him off a cliff and they are the only ones willing to extend a hand to him and i believe they have the estate in a bad position with the catalog,...i am not that familiar with the intricacies of the estate..for sure ..
then i would think the estate would use them to pull themselves out of a bad position .once back on firm ground i would hope they would shove them off with all there might.

regarding what anyone says about mj and drugs , i would hope they would just keep it private because i feel murray s people will try and use it to their benefit..
i just looked at the album cover and it is jacksons live..i think they were in new york.they produced it ..its excellent
have a good day !

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210.

mymjj5    

Paulette,
First of all, you don’t know who in the hell you’re talking to so do not place me in the same category as yourself!!! I only talk about public knowledge anyway. Enough on that one! Perhaps you are correct that MJ would not have allowed his siblings to finish the song. ……If MJ were not murdered his siblings most definitely would not have a reason to finished the song. It would still be in the drawer or where ever. Or MJ did allow his brothers to finish the song.
The Concert Series was announced months before his passing….lets just say the song was discovered around the same time. Forget the fact that the song was written in 1983. But then again MJ started planning the concert series months before the official announcement….therefore the song may have been discover around this time……yada, yada, yada.
Since you like to speculate, perhaps MJ would have included his siblings in some way on stage in London. This was after all Michael saying goodbye to the stage. MJ planned to formerly introduce his children on stage in London as well.
MJ included his brothers in his 30th anniversary special……This is It was the last hoorah…….perhaps MJ and his brothers would have performed their J5 segment midway through the concerts.
Anyhow you talk about his siblings as if they are in the same category as E. Casio. Why would anyone in their right mind have a problem with a dead man’s siblings finishing a song to correspond with images of his final days on earth? I never complained about TII because it was some of the final moments of MJ’s life. He was happy to be back on the “Cherry Picker”. Some of the footage was for the backdrop of the stage in London and for his personal library. These were products MJ would have approved of. MJ was rehearsing at the world famous Staples Center…..not someone’s gide damn basement!!!!
An entire cohort of producers, directors, and musicians were hired and assembled by Michael. Dancers came from all over the world to take part in a project that MJ was crafting as a professional…….not fun and kids games with friends.
I said Breaking News when it was first leaked was not MJ. Others made the same claim as well. I have not heard any of MJ’s brothers state that he was an addict. If Janet said he was an addict, then clearly she did not understand his “Dependency” on pain medication. I for one respect "her opinion" about "her brother".
Michael was under the care of one or more medical practitioners for at least three medical ailments. Obviously, MJ trusted an incompetent crowd in the field of medicine.
As for accepting an award. Any member of his family would be fine. Good grief. Prince and Paris already accepted a Grammy on his behalf. Jermaine picked up 4 AMAs for him. Marlon picked up a special award for him in NYC. Not to mention Jermaine and Latoya picking up other trophies on his behalf around the globe.

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