“THIS IS IT”

HISTORY IN THE MAKING AS THE KING OF POP
MICHAEL JACKSON
PERFORMS IN LONDON FOR THE LAST TIME
10 shows at the O2 Arena in London
Starting July 8th

(London, March 5, 2009) –The King of Pop returns to reign over London this summer.
Michael Jackson has announced today that he is returning to the stage for a historic 10 shows at The
O2 arena performing in London for the last time. The King of Pop performs his greatest hits for the
event of the summer, the concerts of 2009 and the decade’s hottest gigs. This really is ‘It’!
One of the most eagerly awaited returns to the stage of all time, Michael Jackson has not played a
series of concerts since he last toured 12 years ago. These dramatic shows promise an explosive
return with a band of the highest calibre, state-of-the-art stage show and incredible surprise support
acts.
“I am coming to London to play the songs my fans want to hear.” - Michael Jackson
Opening with 10 nights at The O2 arena on July 8th. Ticket price £75 / £65 / £50 + booking fees

“We are delighted to facilitate the return of The King of Pop, long may he reign! Michael at The 02
this summer will surely be the highlight of the musical year. When Michael Jackson performs, the
eyes of the World will be watching. Look out for an International flavour to the audience, as this will
be his only concerts in the WORLD this year!” - Rob Hallett, President International Touring, AEG
Live.
Starting today visit www.MichaelJacksonLive.com or text ‘MJ’ to 81707 for your chance to join
the presale. Text costs 10p to 12p dependent on network. UK only.
Tickets go on sale to the public at 7am Friday, 13 March.
An exclusive new Michael Jackson video showcasing his electric performances over the years will
make a record breaking debut on Sunday, March 8
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at 9:30pm on ITV. Michael Jackson will be the
only artist ever to take over an entire ad break.
One of the world’s most popular entertainers Michael Jackson has sold over 750 million units
worldwide and is one of very few artists to be inducted twice into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Guinness Book of World Records has recognised Michael Jackson as the Most Successful
Entertainer of All Time and Thriller as The Biggest Selling Album of All Time. Jackson won 13
Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award’s Artist of the Century Award.

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