Michael Jackson is dead. Long live the King! @Tonyocruz RIP Micheal Jackson @ladyprogrammer i bought thriller album in the 1980s @Mongster Michael Jackson's "Thriller" got us through some tough times back in the 80's. The cassette had to be smuggled in the country because back @komikero RIP to the King of Pop @jhayrocas Michael Jackson dead: reports - http://ph.yahoo.com/ @ederic Death of Michael Jackson downing Web? http://bit.ly/LlcGZ - my CNET Asia blog @joeyalarilla 3 decades of music would not have been possible without you. Thanks you Michael Jackson. May you find peace with ur creator. @jimparedes wow is Michael Jackson confirmed dead or is he still in the hospital? @jimayson
Yes, The King is dead and it's confirmed by CNN-
Michael Jackson, the show-stopping singer whose best-selling albums -- including "Off the Wall," "Thriller" and "Bad" -- and electrifying stage presence made him one of the most popular artists of all time, died Thursday, CNN has confirmed.
He was 50.
He collapsed at his residence in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles, California, about noon Pacific time, suffering cardiac arrest, according to brother Randy Jackson. He died at UCLA Medical Center.
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