LOS ANGELES, CA Thursday May.31.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Allhiphop.com reports that Michael Jackson and Sony/ATV have aquired Famous Music LLC from Viacom.

MJ said in a statement, "This is a milestone event for Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The diverse collection of songs in this catalogue range from timeless classics to contemporary hits, and I am pleased to add the acquisition of Famous Music to Sony/ATV."

The company's roster features some of today's hottest artists incliuding Eminem, Akon, Shakira and Busta Rhymes.

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