Speaking at a press conference to announce the huge 50 night residency at the O2 arena, Michael Jackson's fans didn't know this would be the last time they would ever see their idol on stage.

Michael Jackson's poignant final words at his last public appearance before his death

Michael Jackson and Martin Bashir

Michael Jackson's family calls for fresh inquiry into Martin Bashir's 2003 documentary

Clockwise from Left to Right: George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston

These 17 candid photos of '80s pop stars having fun together will take you right back in time

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson has given an interview detailing her childhood with father and what is was like growing up on the famous Neverland Ranch.

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson gives rare interview about life inside Neverland

Quincy Jones in 1981

Quincy Jones facts: Music producer's age, wife, children, net worth and more revealed

Can You Feel It video

The Jacksons release powerful new version of ‘Can You Feel It’ with MLK and Obama speeches

Michael Jackson's oldest son, Michael 'Prince' Joseph Jackson, Jr. has given a rare interview about growing up with his famous father.

Michael Jackson's son Prince gives rare interview about growing up with his famous father

Paris Jackson is the daughter of singer Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson's debut album is fantastic

The video sees Celine Dion giving a breathtaking performance in 1996 as none other than the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson, looks on from the front row of the audience.

Michael Jackson watching Celine Dion perform 'Because You Loved Me' in 1996 is so powerful

Michael Jackson's crumbling Neverland ranch has been sold for $22 million

Michael Jackson’s Neverland sells for £22m: What the dilapidated ranch looks like 12 years later

Michael Jackson released 'Earth Song' in 1995

The Story of... 'Earth Song' by Michael Jackson

Ola Ray starred opposite Michael Jackson in the 'Thriller' music video

Where is Ola Ray, the girl in Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' music video, now?

John Moschitta Jr starts by repeating a rendition of 'You Got Trouble' from The Music Man, the song that won him in place in the record books.

When the world's fastest talking man sang Michael Jackson's 'Bad' in 20 seconds flat

Michael Jackson's Ghosts

Remembering Michael Jackson's 'Ghosts', the forgotten terrifying movie follow-up to 'Thriller'

Pop feuds

8 of pop music's biggest feuds and fallouts

The song 'All In Your Name' was written by Barry Gibb and Michael Jackson to reportedly protest the United States government's impending plan to invade Iraq.

Barry Gibb and Michael Jackson's powerful forgotten duet 'All In Your Name' is spectacular

Key changes

The 15 greatest key changes in pop history