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In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

The stars of the Disney Channel’s early-’90s The Mickey Mouse Club reboot shaped the way we as a culture think about teen-pop on a foundational level. Maybe I’m showing my age here, but even several generations of teen idols later, Britney Spears still feels like the surest shorthand for “young female pop singer,” and even… More »

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 »

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Janet Jackson Recovering, Denies Cancer Reports

On Christmas Eve, Janet Jackson announced that she was postponing her upcoming world tour due to an unspecific medical issue that required surgery. Yesterday, reports
Peter Helman | January 6, 2016 - 10:20 pm
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Janet Jackson Cracks Down On Fans Who Instagram Concert Photos

Page Six reports that numerous Janet Jackson fans have accused the singer and her management team of reporting them to Instagram for copyright violation after…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 21, 2015 - 10:11 am
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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 has…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am
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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
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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 wings…
James Rettig | September 24, 2015 - 5:14 pm
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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
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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's…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2015 - 9:12 am
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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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | June 26, 2015 - 1:39 pm
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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
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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 can…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 17, 2015 - 12:02 pm
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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
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