Transcript for Michael Jackson Hologram to Bring the King of Pop Back to Life
Big buzz this morning about tonight's billboard music awards and the high-tech magic that's bringing Michael Jackson back on the stage. Viewers getting to see the gloved one perform a brand-new song. Sara Haines tells us how. Yeah. The billboard music awards are a fan favorite and always leave us with memorable moments. The talk of tonight's show is centers around an anticipated duet, a new song by robin Thicke, supposedly written about or for his ex, Paula patten. But music fans are eager to see Michael Jackson take the stage again. ? You knock me off of my feet now, baby ? The king of pop fixed to get fans on their feet tonight, as a hologram, at the billboard music awards. In his appearance, Michael Jackson is set to twist, thrust and moonwalk back into music. But m.j.'s comeback is littered with controversy. ? I'm bad, I'm bad ? Reporter: In an emergency lawsuit filed Thursday, the two companies with rights to the hologram technology tried to pull the plug. Saying they would have a damage to reputation and loss of business opportunities. The court, striking down the lawsuit, allowing the show to go on. They can still pursue this case. They can still try to get money damages. They can still try to prove that their patent was violated. Reporter: Jackson's estate said it wasn't surprised by the court's decision. The request to stop this extraordinary Michael Jackson event was ludicrous. You are all in for an experience. Posthumous holograms are no stranger to the stage. Celine Dion with Elvis Presley on "American idol." And infinite beyonce running the world on the billboard music awards in 2011. The one-gloved wonder, reportedly set to sing "Slave to the rhythm" off his newly released album, "Xscape." Tonight only on ABC. A scene resurrected, in hopes to regain the throne. And you can watch the billboard awards tonight at 8:00 P.M. Eastern right here on ABC. I, for one, am looking forward to seeing that. You forget that he's gone. It hits you over and over again. You can't help but dancing. Did you see your own moonwalk. A little weird. That was too much. I should have stayed seated.
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