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16/05/2016
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Remember the Ladies: Janet Jackson

Having sold over 100 million records, she is ranked as one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. Jackson scored 18 consecutive top ten hits, setting a record for the most consecutive top 10 hits in history for a female singer, and only the third artist in history following Elvis Presley and The Beatles. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) lists her as the eleventh best-selling female artist in the United States, with 26 million certified albums. In 2008, Billboard magazine released its list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists, placing her at number seven, while in 2010, ranking her fifth among the “Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years”. In March 2014 Fuse listed Jackson as the third most awarded musician of all-time. One of the world’s most awarded artists, her longevity, records and achievements reflect her influence in shaping and redefining the scope of popular music. She has been cited as an inspiration among numerous performers. Continue reading

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