February 2, 2023

We need to be startin’ somethin’! In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s iconic Thriller album, The Michael Jackson Channel has returned to SiriusXM for a restricted time — offering the right soundtrack for rocking the night time away.

What You’ll Hear

The Michael Jackson Channel commemorates The King of Pop’s legendary profession, from his early days in The Jackson 5 to his solo profession. The particular channel — which features a can’t-miss Thriller particular — is airing on Restricted Version 2 (Ch. 502) now by means of December 22 and on The Groove (Ch. 50) till November 29.

Michael’s Thriller is the biggest-selling album of all time worldwide. SiriusXM’s unique particular in regards to the album, “THRILLER: A CLOSER LOOK,” might be hosted by music historian (and shut pal to the Jackson household) Steven Ivory. Ivory will talk about the making of the long-lasting album, in addition to Michael’s relationship with Quincy Jones and Thriller’s influence on common tradition. The particular will air on November 26 at 6pm; November 27 at 12pm; and November 29 at 9pm (all occasions ET). It was even be obtainable on the SXM App after its premiere.

Moreover, The Michael Jackson Channel additionally options commentary from artists who admire the Thriller album, together with Christina Aguilera, Donny Osmond, Brandy, Nikki Giovanni, Toto, and extra.

About Thriller 40

In honor of its fortieth anniversary, Sony Music and the Property of Michael Jackson have introduced the discharge of Thriller 40, a double CD set comprised of Michael’s unique masterpiece Thriller and an thrilling second disc filled with surprises for followers together with never-released tracks which have been labored on by Michael for the Thriller album. To this point, the album has amassed in extra of 100 million in gross sales worldwide.

Michael’s epic creation received a record-setting eight GRAMMYs, smashed musical boundaries and altered the frontiers of pop music and music movies eternally.  Michael Jackson’s Thriller has spent greater than 500 weeks on the Billboard album chart and has bought over 100 million albums since its launch on November 30, 1982.

Stream and obtain Thriller 40 now!

About Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is without doubt one of the most beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time. He was additionally a devoted philanthropist and an astute enterprise skilled. To this point Jackson has bought greater than 1 billion information worldwide, launched 13 No.1 singles and have become one in every of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame. The Guinness Ebook of World Information acknowledged Jackson because the Most Profitable Entertainer of All Time and Thriller because the Largest Promoting Album of All Time. Jackson received 17 Grammy Awards together with 8 in a single 12 months, a document, and obtained 26 American Music Awards, together with the Artist of the Century Award. Jackson outlined the artwork type of music video with such ground-breaking quick movies as “Billie Jean,” “Beat It” and the basic “Thriller,” which in 2009 turned the primary and solely music video inducted into the Nationwide Movie Registry of the Library of Congress. In his quick movies “Black or White,” “They Don’t Care About Us,” “Dangerous and “Clean Felony” and others, Jackson set an aesthetic customary for video manufacturing that is still unsurpassed even right this moment. The Property of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil have produced two high exhibits: Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour was one of many high grossing tour of all time; and MICHAEL JACKSON ONE, a everlasting present at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, which continues to thrill audiences and to obtain essential raves. And on February 1, 2022, MJ the Musical premiered on Broadway.  The acclaimed present received essentially the most Tony Awards for a brand new musical within the 2021-2022 season and continues to interrupt weekly field workplace information on the Neil Simon Theater. Jackson’s sound, model and dance strikes proceed to encourage right this moment’s performers and new generations of followers worldwide proceed to find his artistry.

For extra details about Michael Jackson, go to www.michaeljackson.com.

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