Michael Jackson Estate Signs Biggest Record Deal in History

Michael Jackson Estate Signs Biggest Record Deal in History

Published March 17, 2010


According to sources familiar with the deal, MJ’s estate has reportedly signed a $200 million contract with Sony Music Entertainment, making it the biggest recording deal in history.

The contract will reportedly last through 2017 and amount up to $250 million if certain clauses are met. Under the deal, MJ's estate is expected to pump out 10 projects, including a video game, the re-release of Jackson’s “Off The Wall” opus,  a DVD compilation of videos and a never-before-released album slated for a November drop date.

A source also revealed that an announcement for the record-breaking deal could come later today, (March 16) but asked to remain anonymous.

Written by by Nile Ivey, BET.com staff

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