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Michael Jackson Performed At Billboard Music Awards

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The King of Pop and a likely successor, prince of pop Justin Timberlake, ruled the Billboard Music Awards – though Michael Jackson made a splash via hologram and Timberlake accepted his awards via video from overseas.

A hologram of Jackson made its debut Sunday, mirroring the late icon’s signature slick dance moves as some members of the audience became emotional.

Jackson performed “Slave to the Rhythm,” a song from his new posthumous album “Xscape,” with a plethora of background dancers, beaming lights and fire blasts.

It was easily the biggest moment at the awards show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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