Michael Jackson negotiating UK live dates

Star set for a huge residency in London

Officials from London’s O2 Arena are in talks to get Michael Jackson to play a ten-night residency at the venue in 2008.

The gigs will mark the 25 year anniversary of the release of Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ album, reports today’s (January 7) Times newspaper.

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