Three Michael Jackson songs at the center of a long-running controversy over their performer’s true identity have been removed from streaming platforms, Sony and the late singer’s estate said Wednesday.
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Some fans claim that the vocals on these songs actually belong to American singer Jason Malachi, which Sony denies.
The record company and rights holders explained that they decided to withdraw the songs because “it was the easiest and best way to put the controversy surrounding this song behind us”.
They assured in a joint press release that the decision had nothing to do with the authenticity of these titles.
Seven other titles in the collection are available.
Michael In 2007 the pop icon was billed as an album of previously unreleased songs he was said to have worked on.
But some of his die-hard fans, and even family members, expressed their doubts, forcing Sony to defend the authenticity of the voice.
According to TMZ, Jason Malachy admitted the facts in a 2011 Facebook post — and his manager later claimed the post was fake.
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