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We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

This was the first official week of summer, and appropriately, things seemed to slow down a little, while the best songs felt decidedly warmer than usual: some country sweetness; some punk-rock sweat; some uplifting funk; some infectious pop; Janet Jackson. Yep, it’s getting hotter around here. And this week, this is what it sounded like. More »

Whether busking, mailing out demo tapes, or uploading to MySpace or YouTube, conventional wisdom says you have less than one minute to catch the attention of music industry execs. Shawn Mendes did it in six seconds. The 15-year-old Toronto pop singer made his name on Vine, Google’s quick-hit video service, riding looped snippets of Katy… More »

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Rock Hall 2016 Nominees Include The Smiths, NIN, N.W.A, Janet Jackson

Someone is getting in this year. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have announced the nominations for next year's inductions, and the list ha…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am

Stream Janet Jackson Tribute Album Feat. tUnE-yArDs, Deradoorian, High Places, & More

Janet Jackson's new album, Unbreakable, dropped today, and in conjunction with its release, Tin Angel Records put out a tribute album with 16 covers of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 2, 2015 - 12:13 pm

Janet Jackson – “S.E.X.L.I.N.E.S.”

Janet Jackson's big comeback album, Unbreakable, comes out at the end of this week. So far, we've heard three tracks from it -- "No Sleeep,"…
James Rettig | September 30, 2015 - 5:37 pm

Janet Jackson – “BURNITUP” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

The Janet Jackson comeback train rolls on. Following "No Sleeep" and the title track to her upcoming album, Unbreakable, the next single in the wing…
James Rettig | September 24, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Janet Jackson – “Unbreakable”

Earlier today, Janet Jackson revealed the tracklist and details of the upcoming Unbreakable, her first new album in seven years. We've already heard slinky first…
Peter Helman | September 3, 2015 - 8:23 pm

Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Details Revealed

Janet Jackson is dropping her first album in seven years, as we reported several months ago, and today she's shared details about Unbreakable.
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 10:31 am

Watch Janet Jackson Debut A New Song Feat. Missy Elliott At Vancouver Tour Opener

Janet Jackson is planning a fall release for Unbreakable, her first album since 2008. Thus far, she's only shared first single "No Sleeep" and a…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2015 - 8:57 am

Preview “The Great Forever” From Janet Jackson’s New Album Unbreakable

Janet Jackson is coming back this fall with her first new album since 2008's Discipline. We'd thought that the new LP was called Conversations In
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2015 - 10:01 am

Janet Jackson – “No Sleeep” (Feat. J.Cole) Video

When J. Cole showed up to throw awkward come-ons all over a remix of Janet Jackson's sublime comeback single "No Sleeep," it was like, "It'…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2015 - 9:12 am

Janet Jackson – “No Sleeep (Remix Feat. J. Cole)”

Last month, Janet Jackson came back with "No Sleeep," her first new single in seven years. It's a sexy, pillowy, low-impact lope with production from…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 8:39 am

Janet Jackson – “No Sleeep”

Janet Jackson has been quiet for a long time, but she's about to come back with a new album, probably titled Conversations In A Cafe,…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2015 - 9:39 am

Hear The First Preview Of Janet Jackson’s Conversations In A Cafe

Janet Jackson recently confirmed that she will be releasing a new album this coming fall, and though she hasn't officially announced its title, we ca…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 17, 2015 - 12:02 pm

Janet Jackson Announces 2015 Tour Dates

A few weeks ago, Janet Jackson confirmed that she'd be releasing a new as-of-yet untitled album in the fall, and today she's announced a North…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 10:55 am

Janet Jackson Confirms New Album Out This Fall

Janet Jackson teased a new album last month with a short announcement video, but she's just confirmed it in a press release. The album will…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 10:20 am

Janet Jackson Confirms New Music, World Tour This Year

Janet Jackson is back! After some wishy-washy rumors last week that she'd be releasing an album, the singer officially announced it on Saturday, which wa…
James Rettig | May 16, 2015 - 11:30 am

Janet Jackson Might Be Releasing A New Album This Summer

UPDATE: Okay, maybe we've established the release isn't coming through Atlantic, but that doesn't mean there's not a new Janet album on the way. According…
Caitlin White | May 8, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Deerhoof – “What Have You Done For Me Lately” (Janet Jackson Cover)

Deerhoof's La Isla Bonita was largely inspired by Janet Jackson and Madonna, so much so that single "Paradise Girls" evolved from a demo of the…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2015 - 10:57 am

Watch Ryan Adams Cover And Perform With Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass on the come-up! Last month, the Southern singer-songwriter released her elaborately orchestrated, ridiculously gorgeous self-titled debut album, and it's one of the strongest…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 12:18 pm