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Billboard Music Awards: Michael Jackson thrills in hologram

Billboard Music Awards: Michael Jackson thrills in hologram

There's really only one reason to tune in to the Billboard Music Awards: the spectacle. The annual celebration of radio and sales rainmakers isn't about who will win. It's about what happens onstage, and viewers of the telecast Sunday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas were promised "a once in a lifetime" experience from the late Michael Jackson: a hologram of the King of Pop. The closely guarded secret had been spoiled days before the ceremony — on Friday a federal judge tossed out a lawsuit from tech companies alleging the hologram would violate their patents — but the performance remained the night's most anticipated moment....

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