King of Pop Album

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About King of Pop

King of Pop is a compilation album by American recording artist Michael Jackson, released in commemoration of his 50th birthday in 2008. The title comes from the moniker Jackson acquired approximately 20 years earlier. The track listing of the album differs significantly across countries because fans in each country where Sony BMG operated national offices were allowed to vote on which songs would appear on that country's edition of the album. The initial pool of songs, which also differed across countries, were selected from Jackson's back catalogue and also included a new "megamix" of five songs from the Thriller album that was created by Jason Nevins. "Billie Jean" is the only song to appear on all versions of the album. As of 2019, King of Pop has been released in a total of 28 versions; it has not been released in North America. The album's launch was made public on June 20, 2008, with the official announcement of the Australian version. The first version actually released was in Germany on August 22, 2008, with an identical Swiss version released on the same day. The final release was China's edition on December 18, 2009, following Jackson's death. 


Year:
2008
Disc#SongArtistDuration
11Michael Jackson4:53 
12Michael Jackson4:07 
13Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney3:55 
13Michael Jackson4:17 
14Michael Jackson5:12 
15Michael Jackson4:15 
15Michael Jackson5:13 
16Michael Jackson3:38 
17Michael Jackson4:31 
19Michael Jackson5:38 
110Michael Jackson3:23 
110Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson4:39 
111Siedah Garrett, Michael Jackson4:10 
113Michael Jackson4:11 
114Michael Jackson4:02 
115Michael Jackson5:19 
26Michael Jackson4:16 
27Michael Jackson4:20 
28Michael Jackson3:59 
29Michael Jackson4:58 
211Michael Jackson4:56 
212The Winans, Siedah Garrett, Michael Jackson, Andraé Crouch Choir5:18 
213Michael Jackson3:59 
215Michael Jackson5:08 
217Steve Porcaro, Annette Sanders, Jesse Corti, Geoff Grace, Rodger Bumpass, Maurice LaMarche, Susan Silo, Dawn McMillan, Anna Matthias, Hattie Winston, Gregory Martin, Alan Shearman, Emily Bernstein, Philip Proctor, Michael Jackson, Maxi Anderson, Michael Boddicker, Brad Buxer5:01 
218Michael Jackson6:57 
219Michael Jackson4:40 
225Michael Jackson3:35 
226Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney3:41 
228Michael Jackson4:11 
230Kanye West, Michael Jackson4:35 

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