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August 17th, 2008
King Of Pop Album Releases For Michael Jackson's 50th Birthday

Several branches of Sony Music all over the world have decided to release an album called "King of Pop" in celebration of Michael Jackson's 50th birthday.

These fan-driven albums are voted for by the fans and general public and include a selection of songs from Michael Jackson's back catalog.

Countries participating in the "King of Pop" albums are Australia, New Zealand, UK, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Philippines, Austria, Hungary, Hong Kong, Brazil, Belgium, Sweden, Greece, Finland, Switzerland, Turkey and Italy.

Some editions have been released already, including the UK and Australia in late August and other editions are set to be released in September and October.

Some of the albums include rare songs, such as "Got The Hots" and some countries have chosn to release deluxe or special editions with extra discs.

For more information, check your country's Sony BMG site.

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