Michael Jackson's second posthumous al- release Xscape scored number two on the charts
MJ'S ESTATE IS SAID TO HAVE MADE ALMOST THREE TIMES AS MUCH AS PERENNIAL LIST TOPPER PRESLEY, WHO MADE $55 MILLION OVER THE SAME 12-MONTH PERIOD
Late King of Pop Michael Jackson has been named the world's top earning dead celebrity of 2014 with his estate minting $140 million, according to Forbes magazine.

MJ's estate is said to have made almost three times as much as perennial list topper Presley, who made $55 million over the same 12-month period. reports dailymail.co.uk.

The reason for the high earnings by the Dangerous singer's estate is his second posthumous al- release Xscape, which scored number two on the charts.

A holographic performance on stage at the Billboard Music Awards also bolstered MJ's profile.

On the third spot in the list is Cartoonist Charles Schulz with $40 million, thanks to his po-r characters which include Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

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