On October 28, 1989, Janet Jackson claimed a four-week reign at the No. 1 spot on the US album chart with her iconic release, ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814.’

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 28: Janet Jackson performs onstage on Day 1 of 2023 ONE MusicFest at Piedmont Park on October 28, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for ONE Musicfest)

This album achieved a remarkable feat, joining the elite ranks of just three albums that spawned an impressive seven Top-ten US singles. Those two others in this exclusive club? None other than Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In The USA.’ Janet’s undeniable talent and magnetic presence solidified her status as a musical powerhouse, leaving an indelible mark on the charts and hearts of music enthusiasts across the globe.