Could it be off the wall? Maybe it will make you scream? Or could it turn out bad?
Sunday's Billboard Music Awards may feature a hologram of pop icon
It would be another way his record label, Epic, is promoting his second posthumous album, "Xscape," released last week. The album's first single, "Love Never Felt This Good," debuted earlier this month when Usher danced while the song played at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the Billboard Music Awards can use a hologram of the deceased pop icon, rejecting efforts from tech companies seeking to block the digital performance. Jackson died in 2009.
His hologram could be in chart-topping company:
Lorde and Imagine Dragons are competing in 12 categories, followed by
Timberlake is also up for top Billboard 200 album with his comeback effort, "The 20/20 Experience." It has stiff competition:
The battle for top Hot 100 songs is strong, too. Nominees include Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," Thicke's "Blurred Lines," Perry's "Roar," Lorde's "Royals" and Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive," the longest-running song in the Hot 100's history.
John Legend, who currently holds the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 chart with "All of Me," will perform during the live telecast. Shakira,
Ludacris will host the Billboard Music Awards, which will air live on
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