September 9, 2009 9:49:12 am
Even after his death,Michael Jackson has proved that he is still the ‘King of Pop’ as the pop icon is set to becoming the highest earning celebrity of 2010.
The experts are predicting that the ‘Thriller’ hitmaker will bring in an estimated USD 240 million in revenue this year,Contactmusic reported.
The ‘Black or White’ hitmaker’s music shot back into the charts following his sudden death in June due to a drug overdose.
Moreover,the executors of his estate are planning to launch an official range of merchandise as well as a touring exhibit of the star’s memorabilia.
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AEG,the company behind Jackson’s comeback concerts is set to release a movie featuring rehearsal footage of his ‘This Is It’ tour.
The ventures are tipped to make Jackson the highest earning celebrity in 2010,ahead of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo,Lady Gaga and Harry Potter actors Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe.
Also featuring in the top ten is British super couple David and Victoria Beckham,Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton,’Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson,Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Elvis Presley and pop princess Britney Spears,according to a survey of licensing and merchandising experts across Europe.
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