British Culture minister pays tribute to Michael Jackson

Ben Bradshaw MP praises the late singer's contribution to music

British Secretary Of State Culture, Media And Sport, Ben Bradshaw, has added his tribute to Michael Jackson this morning (June 26).

The singer died of a suspected heart attack in Los Angeles yesterday (June 25).

The cabinet minister who, had his first dance at his civil partnership to the singer’s ‘Billie Jean’, praised Jackson‘s contribution to popular music.

“I am deeply saddened by Michael Jackson‘s death,” said Bradshaw. “Michael Jackson was a superb artist and musician who inspired and brought joy to millions around the world. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones at this time.”

Read Michael Jackson’s obituary on NME.COM now.

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