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Michael Jackson’s music thrives 5 years after his death

Wednesday marks five years since pop icon Michael Jackson’s death.

However, the King of Pop’s legacy lives on with televised appearances and new albums.

In fact, Michael Jackson has earned more than Jay Z, Taylor Swift, and Kanye Swift combined since his death.

Jackson’s estate has pulled in more than $700 million during that span, which is more than any artist dead or alive, and he shows no signs of slowing down.

His latest postmortem release, Xscape, debuted at No. 2 on the charts in May.

A few weeks later, a virtual Michael Jackson moonwalked across the stage at the Billboard Music Awards.

The King of Pop would have been 56-years-old in August.