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FILE - In this May 17, 2011 file photo, Rodney Jerkins arrives at the 59th Annual BMI Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. When Michael Jackson’s record label released his first posthumous album a year after he passed in 2010, the producer Jerkins was asked to work on the project and he declined. Years later, the hitmaker, who worked heavily on Jackson’s 2001 comeback album “Invincible," says he now feels comfortable producing Jackson music after the King of Pop suddenly died in 2009. He produced the title track from the upcoming album, “Xscape,” out May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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FILE - In this May 31, 1997 file photo, U.S. Popstar Michael Jackson performs during the opening concert of his "HIStory Tour Part II" across Germany and Europe at the Weserstadion in Bremen, North Germany. When Michael Jackson’s record label released his first posthumous album a year after he passed in 2010, producer Rodney Jerkins was asked to work on the project and he declined. Years later, the hitmaker, who worked heavily on Jackson’s 2001 comeback album “Invincible," says he now feels comfortable producing Jackson music after the King of Pop suddenly died in 2009. He produced the title track from the upcoming album, “Xscape,” out May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach, file)

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FILE - Nov. 7, 2001 file photo, Michael Jackson waves to crowds gathered to see him at his first ever in-store appearance to celebrate his new album "Invincible" in New York's Times Square.When Michael Jackson’s record label released his first posthumous album a year after he passed in 2010, producer Rodney Jerkins was asked to work on the project and he declined. Years later, the hitmaker, who worked heavily on Jackson’s 2001 comeback album “Invincible," says he now feels comfortable producing Jackson music after the King of Pop suddenly died in 2009. He produced the title track from the upcoming album, “Xscape,” out May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, file)

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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 file photo, Michael Jackson's former doctor Conrad Murray sits in a courtroom during his involuntary manslaughter trial in Los Angeles.The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday April 23, 2014, to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, rejecting his lawyer's petition without comment. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, Pool, File)

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This July 2, 2009 photo shows Chicago disc jockey Frankie Knuckles. Known as the "Godfather of House Music, he was also a producer, having done work for artists including Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. The Cook County medical examiner said Knuckles died Monday, March 31, 2014, in Chicago. He was 59. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Brian Jackson) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

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This undated handout image provided by the National Archives shows Patent #5,255,452, submitted by Michael Jackson for “Method and means for creating anti- gravity illusion,” October 26, 1993. This patent for a shoe which allows the “wearer to lean forwardly beyond his center of gravity” was created by Jackson and two other designers, so he could perform live on stage a signature move that he had previously done with wires in his “Smooth Criminal” music video. Curators at the National Archives have culled their collection in search of some of the great signatures of history. A special exhibit opening Friday includes the personal marks of figures that include Thomas Jefferson, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Robinson, Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein, along with important documents from history. (AP Photo/National Archives)

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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 1988 file photo, Michael Jackson performs during his 13-city U.S. tour in Kansas City, Mo. The estate of Michael Jackson has landed the late King of Pop the biggest recording deal in history: a $200 million guaranteed contract with Sony Music Entertainment for 10 projects over seven years, according to a person familiar with the deal. (AP Photo/Cliff Schiappa, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 1988 file photo, Michael Jackson performs during his 13-city U.S. tour in Kansas City, Mo. The estate of Michael Jackson has landed the late King of Pop the biggest recording deal in history: a $200 million guaranteed contract with Sony Music Entertainment for 10 projects over seven years, according to a person familiar with the deal. (AP Photo/Cliff Schiappa, File)

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson speaks at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. Attorneys for Jackson's estate and Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London told a Los Angeles judge on Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014, that they had resolved a lawsuit over payment of a $17.5 million cancellation and non-appearance insurance policy. The policy was meant to cover any losses related to Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" comeback shows scheduled for 2009 in London. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)