Michael Jackson (MJ) stunned the crowd of the Billboard Music Awards 2014 on Sunday when his projection twirled and moon-walked to "Slave to the Rhythm” which is one of his latest songs off from his posthumous album “Xscape”.
The unusual performance started off with a SWAT Team dancing until the curtains dropped and MJ (or someone impersonating him) appeared onstage.
This has been a good week for the star who passed away in 2009. His album entered British album chart at number one over the weekend, almost five years after his death. According to Reuters:
"Xscape", a collection of eight songs recorded between 1983 and 1999, is the tenth album by Jackson to top the British charts. Several high-profile producers worked on Jackson's original recordings for the album.
Jackson, known as the 'King of Pop' and one of the most influential artists in music, having sold 1 billion records worldwide, died when he was 50 years old in Los Angeles from an overdose of the anesthetic propofol.
"Xscape" outsold "Turn Blue" by the Black Keys which debuted at number two. Paloma Faith's "A Perfect Contradiction" rose one place to third while Paolo Nutini dropped to fourth place with "Caustic Love". "Glorious" by Foxes completed the top five.
In the singles chart, Rita Ora's newly released song "I Will Never Let You Down" claimed the top spot, knocking last week's number one "Waves" by Mr. Probz into second position. Ora's partner Calvin Harris dropped to fourth place with his song "Summer".
John Legend's "All Of Me" charted at number three and "Hideaway" by Kiesza fell two places to number five.