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The snippet i heard on HMV didn't sound much if at all different to me, but ah well. And still left are Monster and KYU which i find very questionable as well.
 

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It's a Ne-Yo song, and he's clearly heard on the main vocals and chorus, it's been edited to include Michael's signature sayings before he starts singing again ie. all the "Ah's" you hear are all Michael's, then at the end you have someone (I don't even believe it's Ne-Yo anymore), doing his best vocal impersonation, but failing miserably.


Edit: It's actually Steven Russell throughout the entire song.
 
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It's a Ne-Yo song, and he's clearly heard on the main vocals and chorus, it's been edited to include Michael's signature sayings before he starts singing again ie. all the "Ah's" you hear are all Michael's, then at the end you have someone (I don't even believe it's Ne-Yo anymore), doing his best vocal impersonation, but failing miserably.


Edit: It's actually Steven Russell throughout the entire song.


Wait so that video of Ne-yo..is NOT Ne-yo at all?
 

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well often artists have stand ins in music videos.. I mean e casanova was in a couple MJ vids due to schedueling.. now I have seen first hand when I helped on Omarions 'Touch' video that he had a stand in durring some far shots when u cannot fully make him out.. some people do it more than others.. Omarion did not need it much but NE-YO from what I hear from alot of other dancers always struggles.. so I cud see him needing alot of stand ins
 

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well often artists have stand ins in music videos.. I mean e casanova was in a couple MJ vids due to schedueling.. now I have seen first hand when I helped on Omarions 'Touch' video that he had a stand in durring some far shots when u cannot fully make him out.. some people do it more than others.. Omarion did not need it much but NE-YO from what I hear from alot of other dancers always struggles.. so I cud see him needing alot of stand ins

Totally off topic, but I thought it was funny I was at Omari's Touch video shoot too. Not helping though, just a fan hanging out.


...and it's so weird. I live in Tempe, AZ now. Small world.
 

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Well he has a similar tone to whoever's singing BN.

Porte is definitely not Malachi, but the background vocals of BN remind me strongly of some of Malachi's songs.

Just my opinion.
 

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(2) Does he have any other credits?
not for vocals I guess...
http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/james-porte/2604973

Credits

* Luther Vandross
* Ultimate Luther Vandross (2006)
* 2006
* Arranger

* Luther Vandross
* Ultimate Luther Vandross (2006)
* 2006
* Composer

* Luther Vandross
* Ultimate Luther Vandross (2006 Collector's Edition)
* 2006
* Arranger, Composer

* Ginuwine
* Back II da Basics
* 2005
* Engineer

* Movie Soundtrack
* Coach Carter
* 2005
* Mixing

* Frankee
* Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Clean)
* 2004
* Engineer, Mixing

* Frankee
* Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
* 2004
* Engineer, Mixing

* Frankee
* Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Bonus Track)
* 2004
* Mixing, Engineer

* Tamia
* More
* 2004
* Engineer

* Luther Vandross
* Dance with My Father
* 2003
* Arranger, Drum Programming, Keyboard Programming

* Boyz II Men
* Full Circle
* 2002
* Engineer

* Nas
* Stillmatic (Clean)
* 2001
* Engineer

* Nas
* Stillmatic
* 2001
* Engineer

* Nas
* Stillmatic (Expanded)
* 2001

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/james-porte-p561861/songs
In section 'songs composed by':
Breaking News Michael Jackson Michael
Keep Your Head Up Michael Jackson Michael
Monster Michael Jackson Michael
Think About You Luther Vandross Dance with My Father

Anybody ever saw him?I googled him for graphic but no results
 

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Hey Guys! Im Roughly 12 years too late LOL but i probably have more info on James than anybody else.
I Did A Shit Ton Of Research And This Is Some Info I Have:
-He Was Born In 1972
-Most Of His Works Are Unreleased And Created With Frank Or Eddie Cascio
-He Sang BGVs On Nearly All Of The Cascio Tracks
-He Married Eddie & Frank's Sister
-He Has Worked With Multiple Large Music Acts
-Real Name Is Bobby Ewing
A Few Pictures Of Him:
NsBFcMZyv9564579.jpg
 

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Hey Guys! Im Roughly 12 years too late LOL but i probably have more info on James than anybody else.
I Did A Shit Ton Of Research And This Is Some Info I Have:
-He Was Born In 1972
-Most Of His Works Are Unreleased And Created With Frank Or Eddie Cascio
-He Sang BGVs On Nearly All Of The Cascio Tracks
-He Married Eddie & Frank's Sister
-He Has Worked With Multiple Large Music Acts
-Real Name Is Bobby Ewing
A Few Pictures Of Him:
NsBFcMZyv9564579.jpg

Thank you. I'm laughing at his REAL name of Bobby Ewing. Bobby Ewing was a character on the famous family dynasty show called "Dallas", which was very popular on TV in the late seventies/early eighties.

Would you be CM Strike, formerly of Positively Michael, by any chance? CMS makes me think of that user name, is all. :smilev6:
 

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James is singing the background vocals on Breaking News. He is not singing lead vocals, Michael is!

It's laughable that you guys think it is Jason Malachi. I've seen where someone thinks Malachi and James is the same person. lol

I had to laugh so hard when i read this... :cryv1:
 

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That's not James Porte.
That's the real guy:
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James Porte is an agent at Prominent Properties Sotheby. He is married to Marie Nicole Porte, Eddie Cascio's sister.
 
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