Justin Bieber Surpasses Michael Jackson at the Movies

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For those who thought it would never be appropriate to compare Justin Bieber with Michael Jackson, we have three words for you: never say never.

The 17-year old icon has set a new box office record with his first foray on to the big screen, surpassing the King of Pop in the process. Through yesterday, Bieber's Never Say Never has earned $72.2 million domestically, becoming the most successful concert-themed film of all-time in the United States.

Bieber-gasm

Jackson's This Is It brought in $72.1 million.

Bieber will never catch MJ on a worldwide basis, however.

This Is It, which chronicled Jackson's final tour preparations prior to his June 2009 passing, has garnered an unfathomable $189.1 overseas. Bieber's biopic has only grossed $10.8 million outside America.

Another point of historical comparison: Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour earned $5 million internationally in 2008 and $65 domestically.

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Honestly, I dont think there will be another King of music, period. For one thing, music tastes are too fractured nowadays;there's way too many genres and no way anyone nowadays could appeal broadly to the masses. Id like to think there would somehow be another, but I seriously doubt it.

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Never Say Never
Never Give up your Dream

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good for justin,but their is only one king of pop and that is michael jackson...he had that title then and he has that title now!!!

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justin b. is the best n'i love u

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i love Justin bieber i dream that we will meet and he will be my friend and help me through things.

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@ courtney STFU wow . Always so defensive they are comparing SALES not the music or the people. As almost everyone knows, we are all individuals~ God does not compare us over the gifts he gave to us, so why would you . Dumbass remarks from a grown person. Not judging.Just saying.

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Justin is good, but he will have to pick it up a little bit in order to mess with the King of Pops Stats...MJ forever!

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there will on b one king of pop yhat mj .ok .that good that justin do good.so stop compare them

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I Think Justin Could Be As Great At MJ Was..:)
You know why..? Cause he Never says never..

Pat wilson lewis

way to go justin. you can go as far as you want-never say never

Michael Jackson Biography

Michael Jackson mug shot Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, with the best-selling album of all-time and more than a dozen massive hits. After years of physical... More »
Born
Died
Birthplace
Gary, Indiana
Full Name
Michael Joseph Jackson
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