Michael Jackson to play special Christmas show

The star celebrates 25 years of ‘Thriller’

Michael Jackson is set to attend a Christmas party in Japan to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his classic ’Thriller’ album.

The event will take place on December 19, and will involve 1,600 fans.

In a statement, Michael Jackson said: “I look forward to visiting Japan again, and greeting my fans and friends.“

Special ‘platinum tickets’ will cost up to £1,777 each and include a “meet and greet” with Jackson before the show.

Regular tickets will cost £898.

Promoter Misaki Hayashi explained: “He had a good feeling when he came to Japan last May for the music video awards . So I’m sure he wanted to come back to Japan as soon as possible.”