Twenty-five years ago today, Michael Jackson released “Bad,” his seventh studio album. The album didn’t sell as much as its historic predecessor “Thriller” (no album in history ever has), but it’s five singles all went #1 including “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Man in the Mirror” and “Dirty Diana.” As part of the 25th anniversary celebration, Spike Lee has directed a documentary, “Bad 25”, airing on ABC in November and a remastered 3 CD, 1 DVD box set version of the album with a bonus DVD and other features including a live concert from a 1988 concert at Wembley Stadium in London that is out now.
BET is adding to the celebration with its own special, in partnership with Sony Music and the Michael Jackson Estate. “BET Presents: BAD 25 – The Short Films of Michael Jackson,” airs on BET at 8 p.m. on September 18th. All the videos released from “Bad” will air in the original order they were on the album .The special will present the videos in the original track order of the album: “Bad,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Speed Demon,” “Liberian Girl,” “Another Part of Me,” “Man in the Mirror,” “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” “Dirty Diana,” “Smooth Criminal,” and “Leave Me Alone.”
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(Source: Black America Web)