2009's hot entertainment stories

15:29, December 28, 2009      

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Michale Jackson's death and Susan Boyle's overnight sensation are the top entertainment stories voted by U.S. newspaper and broadcast editors surveyed by The Associated Press.

Top two: Michale Jackson & Susan Boyle On June 25, Jackson was pronounced dead at the age of 50.

Pop star Michael Jackson waves to supporters as he leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse after he was found not guilty in Santa Maria, California in this June 13, 2005 file photo. Jackson died from a lethal dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol given in a cocktail of drugs, leading authorities to suspect his doctor of manslaughter, court documents showed on August 24, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

One of the most momentous and shocking deaths in pop culture history, the event reverberated in many ways.

There was the ongoing investigation: Jackson's death was ruled a homicide, and his personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, who says he's innocent of wrongdoing, is being investigated for manslaughter.

There was the gigantic Los Angeles funeral.

There was the documentary, "This Is It," of Jackson's preparations for a comeback concert series.

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