Jackson Estate Earnings Cross $1B Mark

Sony Deal, ‘This Is It’ put posthumous earnings past $1 billion

Last Updated: June 20, 2010 @ 9:44 PM


Michael Jackson's estate has generated at least $1 billion in revenues since the singer died a year ago, thanks in part to a lucrative new record deal with Sony Music and the most successful concert film of all time, according to Billboard estimates.

Through interviews with industry experts and some number-crunching, Billboard examines the various music-based revenue streams flowing into the estate.

Read more at Reuters.