Sunday, July 19, 2009

Michael Jackson Tribute on MTV

By DJ Mojo Jojo

For the past few weeks, the world has been mourning the loss of one of history’s greatest musicians and performers. With the body of Michael Jackson finally laid to rest, the media is awash with coverage of the celebrated artist as his friends, family and fans continue to pay their last respects. Touching the lives of many generations, Michael Jackson’s legacy lives on through his music and will certainly shape the pop culture of generations to come.

M.J - HIS Story in Music

MTV pays tribute to Michael Jackson as we turn the spotlights high and bright one last time to the King of Pop! The premier Philippine music channel is celebrating the legendary career of this pop icon off by revisiting the influential and monumental career of the Michael Jackson with over 12-hour special programs, showing some of his never before seen footage on July 12 as we switch to an all-Jackson programming from 9am until 12 midnight. This will be a one time opportunity to finally get a run through of the King of Pop’s Life.

Michael Jackson: His Story in Music Parts 1 to 6 - 9am, The Story of Michael Jackson Parts 1 to 6 – 12 noon, Michael Jackson: The Legend Continues – 3pm

Michael Jackson: An Epic Journey – 430 pm, Michael Jackson: Scream – History in the Making – 5pm, Michael Jackson Changes History – 530 pm, Michael Jackson: Moonwalker – 6 pm, Rockumentary: Michael Jackson – 730 pm

A Celebration of Michael Jackson on MTV (new!) – 8pm, MTV News: A Michael Jackson Tribute Special (new!) – 9pm.

Akon Concert Postponed

Akon fans still have something to celebrate. Due to unforeseen events, Akon’s concert at the Araneta Coliseum (which was supposed to be held last week) has been rescheduled to October 23, 2009 at the same venue.

In its letter dated June 28, 2009, Akon’s management outfit, represented by American Talent Agency Inc. President Matthew Mateo, released to this statement: “Due to unforeseen events, Akon’s Asian tour must be rescheduled including the July 4th show which will now be held on October 23, 2009. Akon extends his sincere apologies to his many great fans in the Philippines and assures you that the postponement could not be helped. Akon will put on a great show for everyone in October.”

ALV Events International, which is producing the Akon concert, wishes to assure all ticketholders that all tickets purchased prior to July 4 and from hereon will be honored on October 23.

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