Michael Jackson for London O2 Arena residency

Singer to play greatest hits in the capital

Michael Jackson is set to play a residency at the London O2 Arena later this year.

The initial summer dates of the residency are set to be announced on Thursday (March 5), reports Sky News. Further dates are expected to be added following the initial announcement and depending on fan demand.

Jackson may appear at a press conference at the venue to make the announcement. The shows are expected to be the only dates he will play this year.

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