The long-awaited album will hit the shops in October...

MICHAEL JACKSON‘s new album ‘INVINCIBLE’ has been given a release date of October 30.

A statement has been released confirming the release date, which corresponds to a release of October 29 in the UK, according to a UK spokesperson for the star.

The album, Jackson‘s first full studio album since 1991’s ‘Dangerous’, is set to feature the forthcoming single ‘You Rock My World’, which has been leaked onto the Internet after being played on US radio stations earlier in the month.