1. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 30 Years Ago, Whitney Houston Notched Her First No. 1

    October 26, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 1.388 k 537 49 In 1985, the diva earned her first of 11 Hot 100 leaders. Plus, remembering chart feats by Janet Jackson, Shania Twain & Elton John. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hi ...

  2. Janet Jackson Postpones More Tour Dates While on Vocal Rest

    October 25, 2015 7:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson recently announced that she was put on vocal rest and advised by her doctor to reschedule her Oct. 24-25 concerts in Salt Lake City and Denver. On Sunday, Oct. 25, the singer posted about additional tour date cancelations on social med ...

  3. Janet Jackson Addresses Instagram Account Suspensions and Video Removals

    October 21, 2015 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson has addressed reports of her management team's strict takedown requests, some of which were said to have resulted in fans' Instagram accounts having uploaded media deleted, their accounts suspended, or both. The takedowns wer ...

  4. Janet Jackson Gets an Onstage Surprise Celebrating Her No. 1 Album

    October 17, 2015 9:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The diva's latest No. 1 album, 'Unbreakable,' was celebrated on stage at the Forum. Janet Jackson got a big surprise at the end of her sold out concert at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Oct. 16. At the show -- which boasted a crow ...

  5. Janet Jackson Pretends to Be a Statue, Surprises Fans: Watch

    October 17, 2015 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans who were recently touring My Music VIP’s Janet Museum were in for a surprise when what appeared to be a Janet Jackson statue turned out to be Janet herself. Janet Jackson Doesn’t Miss a Beat at Hits-Filled L.A. Forum Concert: Live Review Jackso ...

  6. Janet Jackson Doesn’t Miss a Beat at Hits-Filled L.A. Forum Concert: Live Review

    October 17, 2015 11:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's a lot to get through tonight. Mainly hits. Approximately 94 percent of Janet Jackson 's 90 minutes onstage at the Forum in Los Angeles is Terry Lewis - and Jimmy Jam -packed with hits. For a split second during “Together Again,” it ...

  7. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Janet Jackson Is 'Unbreakable'

    October 16, 2015 1:51 PM EDT This week's charts saw historic moves by Janet Jackson , the return of Will Smith and more. Here are 13 things you need to know about the Billboard charts this week: Janet Jackson Earns Historic Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart 1. ...

  8. Drake No. 1, Janet Debuts at No. 5 on Artist 100

    October 14, 2015 5:52 PM EDT 1.696 k 169 5 Drake reigns for a fifth week, while Janet debuts, powered by her new Billboard 200 No. 1 album. Drake remains the top musical act in the U.S., holding atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. 24). Meanwhile, Janet Jackson launches at ...

  9. Pop Shop Podcast: 13 Questions With Selena Gomez, Janet Jackson's Best Singles & More

    October 13, 2015 4:55 PM EDT Listen to the latest episode of Billboard.com's weekly charts breakdown. Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly half-hour audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news an ...

  10. Janet Jackson Earns Historic Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 11, 2015 3:30 PM EDT 46.54 k 2.18 k 255 Jackson is only the third act to achieve No. 1 albums in each of the last four decades. Janet Jackson debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with her new album, Unbreakable . It marks her seventh chart-topper and makes her ju ...

  11. Janet Jackson, N.W.A Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Nominees

    Janet Jackson, N.W.A Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Nominees

    October 09, 2015 10:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson and N.W.A are among next year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees. The 15 artists up for induction include eight first-time nominees like Jackson, Cheap Trick and new wave band The Car 1980 s music groups , Janet Jackson , wochit ent ...

  12. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: 'Hamilton' Makes History & More

    October 09, 2015 6:52 PM EDT Fetty Wap had a major debut on the Billboard 200, Canadians took over the Hot 100, and more in this week's 13 things to know about the charts. 1. Fetty Wap took the crown from Drake and Future  on the Billboard 200 with his self-titled deb ...

  13. Janet Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A Nominated for 2016 Rock Hall of Fame

    October 08, 2015 2:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson , Chic , The Smiths , Nine Inch Nails   and N.W.A are among the 15 finalists on this year's ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers have announced.  Others to make the nominated class for the 2016 Rock Hall are The C ...

  14. Janet Jackson Shows Off Her Resilience on 'Unbreakable': Album Review

    October 06, 2015 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson ’s voice is a flute in an orchestra of trumpets and trombones. Unlike her ’80s coequals Madonna and Whitney Houston , Jackson had little success at the start of her career, especially given the expectations that came with her last name ...

  15. Janet Jackson Aiming for Lucky Seventh No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 05, 2015 9:43 PM EDT 3.311 k 327 13 Janet Jackson is heading for her seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with Unbreakable . Industry forecasters suggest the set -- which was released on Oct. 2 through the diva’s own Rhythm Nation label through BMG -- may earn upwar ...

  16. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2002, Kelly Clarkson Took 'Idol' to No. 1

    October 05, 2015 8:05 AM EDT Thirteen years ago, 'American Idol' yielded its first Hot 100 leader with 'A Moment Like This.' Plus, remembering chart feats by Janet Jackson, Rihanna & the Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones f ...

  17. Janet Jackson's 10 No. 1 Hits Ranked

    October 02, 2015 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Friday's much-anticipated release of Janet Jackson's comeback album  Unbreakable  -- her first LP since 2008's Discipline -- it's the perfect time to look back at the pop diva's 10 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 . ...

  18. Janet Jackson Moves Las Vegas Shows to Rest Her Voice

    October 01, 2015 9:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson is canceling her Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 shows at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to rest her vocal chords, and the Las Vegas stop on her Unbreakable Tour will move to a new 20,000-seat arena in May. Live Nation Entertainment said Thur ...

  19. Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' Becomes Her Longest-Running No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs

    September 29, 2015 6:36 PM EDT 4.041 k 595 212 Janet Jackson ’s “No Sleeep" continues atop Adult R&B Songs for a sixth week (on the list dated Oct. 10), becoming her longest-running No. 1 on the chart. The achievement surpasses her five weeks atop the chart in 1998 with her “I ...

  20. Troye Sivan & Janet Jackson Control Trending 140 on Big Release Day

    September 25, 2015 9:16 PM EDT On a day packed with new releases,  Troye Sivan  bested challengers to take the No. 1 slot on the real-time  Billboard + Twitter Trending 140  chart with “Fools,” after dropping the song’s emotional music video. The clip is the second installme ...

  21. Janet Jackson Drops Club-Ready 'Burn It Up' With Missy Elliott

    September 24, 2015 6:55 PM EDT 13.056 k 650 111 One week away from the release of Janet Jackson 's Unbreakable , Miss Jackson has released another song -- the Missy Elliott -featuring "Burnitup!" Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' Spends Fifth Week at No. 1 on Ad ...

  22. Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' Spends Fifth Week at No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs

    September 23, 2015 7:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Also: Drake bounds into Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs top 20 with "Right Hand." Janet Jackson spends a fifth week atop Adult R&B Songs (dated Oct. 3) with “No Sleeep,” featuring J. Cole , matching her longest reign (and only other No. 1), ...

  23. Tupac's Brother Talks Late Icon's Relationship With Madonna, Confirms Janet Jackson Rumor

    August 10, 2015 10:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tupac 's brother Mopreme Shakur confirmed some longstanding rumors about his brother's love life -- namely, that he did have a (casual) relationship with none other than Madonna , and that Janet Jackson requested an AIDS test before a kiss ...

  24. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Charlie Puth & Meghan Trainor's 'Marvin Gaye' Hits Top 40

    August 06, 2015 7:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pair's ode to an icon jumps 48-36. Plus, moves for Demi Lovato, 5 Seconds of Summer, Janet & Bea Miller. As previously reported, OMI's "Cheerleader" is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Aug. 15) for a fourth week, whi ...

  25. Watch Big Sean Reveal His Vintage T-Shirt Collection -- From Selena to the 'Waiting to Exhale' Cast

    July 23, 2015 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to honoring music heroes, Big Sean wears his heart on the sleeves of his prized vintage-shirt collection. At last the front door swings open and Big Sean enters the foyer of his Los Angeles hillside house, a ­mullet-style Mediterranean ...

  26. Janet Jackson & J. Cole Team Up for 'No Sleeep' Remix: Exclusive

    July 22, 2015 9:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson is getting some company on her sultry new single, "No Sleeep." A version of the song featuring J. Cole will be sent to radio Thursday, Billboard has exclusively learned. The new iteration with the red-hot rapper will appear o ...

  27. Marcus Strickland & Christie Dashiell's Jazz Cover of Janet Jackson's 'Let's Wait Awhile': Song Premiere

    July 14, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson goes jazz? Yes, please. On the new single from Supreme Sonacy (Vol. 1) , a compilation album by the legendary Blue Note Records and New York fixture Revive Music, saxophonist/clarinetist Marcus Strickland and vocalist Christie Dashiell ...

  28. Janet Jackson's Lyric Video for 'No Sleeep': Watch

    July 07, 2015 3:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first lyric video of Janet Jackson 's comeback has arrived! The lyric video for "No Sleeep" sticks to the basics, showcasing the lyrics for the steamy tune laid out on sheet music while the camera zooms in on a few words at a time ...

  29. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Janet Jackson Returns With 40th Career Hit, 'No Sleeep'

    July 03, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 3.985 k 251 178 The icon posts her first Hot 100 hit since 2008. Plus, moves for Jidenna, Pitbull, Flo Rida and Sam Smith. As previously reported , Wiz Khalifa 's Furious 7 smash "See You Again," featuring Charlie Puth , tops the Billboard ...

  30. Janet Jackson Dance Videos: Vote for Your Favorite! (Poll)

    June 30, 2015 4:50 PM EDT 3.247 k 200 195 Janet Jackson is as revered for her spectacular dance moves as for her countless chart-toppers -- but which video showcases them the best? 2015 BET Awards: Puffy's Salute to Bad Boy; Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson Tributes Ring In Sho ...

  31. Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' Debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Charts

    June 29, 2015 6:23 PM EDT 2.531 k 322 160 Radio helps power Jackson's comeback as her latest single launches. 'It's a perfect summertime groove,' one programmer beams. Janet Jackson makes her Billboard chart return as "No Sleeep" debuts at No. 15 on t ...

  32. BMG Acquires Catalog of Verse Music, Includes Songs of Nina Simone, J. Lo

    June 29, 2015 10:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 BMG has acquired the Verse Music Group catalog, which includes 40,000 songs and recordings from such catalogs as disco labels Salsoul Records and West End Records; the Bethlehem Music catalog of classic jazz; and Golden Records, an early children� ...

  33. 2015 BET Awards: Puffy's Salute to Bad Boy; Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson Tributes Ring In Show's 15th Anniversary

    June 29, 2015 3:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BET Awards pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 15th anniversary Sunday night (June 28) at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Between anticipated tributes to Janet Jackson and Smokey Robinson to a roof-raising tribute to 20 years of Diddy’s Ba ...

  34. Is Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' a Worthy Return? Plus More of the Week's Best and Worst New Singles

    June 26, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson "No Sleeep" Rhythm Nation After a seven-year hiatus, Janet Jackson returns to her Velvet Rope -era neo-soul sound for "No Sleeep," helmed by her old collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Her soft, sensual vocals ...

  35. Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Episode 55

    June 26, 2015 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's notable trends on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. This ...

  36. Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55

    Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55

    June 26, 2015 2:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55, Friday, June 26, 2015. chartroundup , Janet Jackson , Lauryn Hill Videos Janet Jackson Lauryn Hill ...

  37. Exclusive: Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland And More Join BET Awards Lineup

    June 24, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janelle Monae , Robin Thicke , K. Michelle , Tyga and Jidenna are the latest additions to the performer lineup at the 2015 BET Awards. Also announced today as presenters are Grammy winner Kelly Rowland and Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Ja ...

  38. Janet Jackson to Be Honored at BET Awards With Dance Tribute From Tinashe & More

    June 23, 2015 4:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 What was rumored on Monday is now fact: Janet Jackson will receive the inaugural Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at the 15th annual BET Awards on June 28. Jackson last appeared on the BET Awards in 2009 when she paid tribute to her brother M ...

  39. Janet Jackson Leads Trending 140, Pentatonix's Michael Jackson Medley Hits Top Five

    June 22, 2015 7:29 PM EDT 4.009 k 677 468 Janet  and Michael Jackson have reclaimed their high perches on Billboard charts. Janet Jackson released her new single "No Sleeep" Monday and it quickly shot to No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 , where it locked up ...

  40. Janet Jackson Leads Trending 140, Pentatonix's Michael Jackson Medley Hits Top Five

    June 22, 2015 7:29 PM EDT Janet  and Michael Jackson have reclaimed their high perches on Billboard charts. Janet Jackson released her new single "No Sleeep" Monday and it quickly shot to No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 , where it locked up four c ...

  41. Janet Jackson Releases New Song, 'No Sleeep': Listen

    June 22, 2015 9:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson kicks off her comeback with her new, first single, "No Sleeep." Listen below: I dedicate this to My Love. https://t.co/FgQQtuKMPN #NoSL333P #ConversationsInACafe — Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) June 22, 2015   Ms. Jackson too ...

  42. Janet Jackson Thanks Fans In 43-Second Song: Listen

    June 17, 2015 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 As fans await new music from Janet Jackson , the legendary pop artist shares her gratitude for her followers in a 43-second song. She posted a short and sweet video on Twitter with the message: "I wanna tell you how important you are to me! Lov ...

  43. Janet Jackson Announces 'Unbreakable World Tour'

    June 15, 2015 6:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson is hitting the road for the first time in four years, in support of her forthcoming new album (available for pre-order now ) for Rhythm Nation/BMG duet this fall. The first 36-date leg of her  Unbreakable World Tour kicks off Aug. 31 i ...

  44. Mariah Carey's Self-Titled Debut at 25: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    June 12, 2015 2:30 PM EDT 7.525 k 897 4 Revisiting the 11-track collection that jumpstarted one of the most successful stories in pop music history. After the flash, glitz and glamor that governed '80s pop music, the woman who would become the next decade’s biggest act seemed ...

  45. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 15 Years Ago, 'Oops,' Britney Spears Did It Again

    June 01, 2015 8:05 AM EDT In 2000, Spears' second album debuted at No. 1. Plus, remembering chart feats by Paula Abdul, Brandy & Monica and Elton John. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. ...

  46. Ask Billboard: Is Taylor Swift's '1989' the Next 'Teenage Dream'?

    May 31, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 21.849 k 773 181 Could Swift's blockbuster be just the third album, following smashes by Michael Jackson and Katy Perry, to yield five Hot 100 No. 1s? Or ... more? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, ...

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