Artist Kadir Nelson painted Michael Jackson for the cover of the album “Michael.” The theme for the painting is “royalty & pop” as explained by Nelson. Michael is wearing his birthstones on the crown. [MTV] has the rest of the details from the artist which is quite interesting.
In other Jackson news, Michael’s photo sold for under $35,000 at an auction which you can read about at [Reuters].
On Monday nite, fans celebrated the release of the album in NYC outside of the Roseland Ballroom, which was filled with dancers & fans. DJ Cassidy hosted the event. Deets at [MTV].