As part of Billboard's celebration of the Hot 100's 50th anniversary, we present a listing of each of the No. 1s by the artists who scored the most in the chart's history.
Includes artist name, number of Hot 100 No. 1s, peak date, weeks at the top and the song names.
"I think a comeback is when you leave and then you . . . come back," Janet Jackson says by way of introduction of "Discipline," her debut for Island Def Jam. "People are always quick to use that word 'comeback,' but I never went anywhere, really."
"Now" is not the time to be surprised that the "Now 25" collection debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. After all, it's the 12th No. 1 in the series ... Thanks to a hefty opening weekend, the soundtrack to the new movie musical "Hairspray" zooms into the top five in its second week ... iTunes favorite Colbie Caillat starts strong in the top five ... Taylor Swift makes the slowest climb to No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart since 1999 ... Yellowcard bows in the top 20 ... And in Progress Reports: Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton go head to head, the White Stripes send Linkin Park packing, Matchbox Twenty returns to the charts and Kenny Chesney wastes no time getting his latest No. 1 single.