The judge in the Michael Jackson estate case nixed Joe Jackson's latest round objections to the star's will and to its executors, saying MJ's dad has no legal standing.

Basically, he can't object because he's not named in the will anyway, and his claims are, well, baseless. John Branca and John McClain will be appointed executors.

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Investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson say Dr. Conrad Murray was on the phone with his girlfriend, Nicole Alvarez, as the music icon was dying.

Dr. Murray, Jackson's personal physician, was on a cell phone with his girlfriend in Houston between 12:03-12:13 p.m. on June 25, 2009, when MJ passed.

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The new Michael Jackson album This It It, a 20-track, two-CD set accompanying the release of the movie of the same name, features one of his poems, "Planet Earth."

His poetry is a call to environmental awareness, according to James Bearden, the music supervisor of Jackson's This Is It tour, who told MTV about the singer's theme:

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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