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Alan Sanderson is a recording engineer, mixing engineer and producer.
An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
Alprazolam or, available as the trade name Xanax among others, is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine class.
An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain.
Andraé Edward Crouch (July 1, 1942 – January 8, 2015) was an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor.
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is prejudice against, hatred of, or discrimination against Jews as an ethnic, religious, or racial group.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (AMPROFON) (English: Mexican Association of Producers of Phonograms and Videograms, A.C.) is a non-profit organization integrated by multinational and national record companies in Mexico.
The Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos (ABPD) (English: Brazilian Association of Record Producers) is an official representative body of the record labels in the Brazilian phonographic market.
Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3.
Bad is the seventh studio album by American singer Michael Jackson.
"Bad" is a song by American song writer and recording artist Michael Jackson.
Bauer Media Group is a large European-based media company, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world.
"Beat It" is a song written and performed by American singer Michael Jackson and produced by Quincy Jones (with co-production by Jackson).
Bernard Belle is an American composer, producer and musician.
William A. "Bill" Bottrell (born 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter and musician, probably best known for his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Electric Light Orchestra and Sheryl Crow.
Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 highest-ranking music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for singles, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
"Billie Jean" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson.
"Black or White" is a single by American singer-songwriter Michael Jackson.
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix is a remix album by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Bradley Buxer (also known as Brad Buxer and Brad Buxter) is an American keyboardist and composer, known for his many collaborations with American recording artist Michael Jackson In addition to recording with Jackson, Buxer was also musical director for Jackson's tours for many years.
Bruce Swedien is a Grammy Award-winning audio engineer and music producer.
Bryan Loren Hudson (born 1966) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist and record producer.
Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada.
Carolyn Dennis (born 1954), sometimes known professionally as Carol Dennis or Carol Dennis-Dylan, is an American singer and actor best known for her work with and marriage to Bob Dylan.
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.
Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American recording artist, dancer and actor.
The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
"Come Together" is a song by the Beatles written by John Lennon but credited to Lennon–McCartney.
Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.
"D.S." is an album track by Michael Jackson from his 1995 double disc record HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It is track six on the second disc, one of the three songs from that disc whose lyrics are printed in the album booklet, and is four minutes and forty-nine seconds in length.
The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
The Daily News is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Dallas L. Austin (born December 29, 1970) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, and film producer, born in Columbus, Georgia.
The Dance Club Songs chart (previously known as Hot Dance Club Songs, Club Play Singles, Hot Dance Club Play, Hot Dance/Disco and Disco Action) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dangerous is the eighth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
David Browne (born 19 May 1960) is an American journalist and author.
David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger.
Diazepam, first marketed as Valium, is a medication of the benzodiazepine type that alters the function of the brain.
Discrimination is treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing is perceived to belong to rather than on individual merit.
"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" is a single written and recorded by American singer Michael Jackson.
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 or 1924) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist.
Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm that has been owned by News Corp since 2007.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu–Natal.
"Earth Song" is the third single from Michael Jackson's album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It is the fifth song on the second disc of the album.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Environmentalism or Environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the concerns of non-human elements.
Epic Records is an American record company.
Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.
A favela is a slum in Brazil, within urban areas.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) (Italian Music Industry Federation) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 94,700,000 American households (81.4% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States. Fox News Channel has been accused of biased reporting and promoting the Republican Party. Fox News Channel employees have responded that news reporting and political commentary operate independently, and have denied bias in news reporting.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home is a 1995 family film, directed by Dwight H. Little, and released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment banner.
A fugitive (or runaway) is a person who is fleeing from custody, whether it be from jail, a government arrest, government or non-government questioning, vigilante violence, or outraged private individuals.
Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
The Genesis Awards are awarded annually by the Humane Society of the United States to individuals in the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding works which raise public awareness of animal issues.
Geoffrey Parsons (born Geoffrey Claremont Parsons, 7 January 1910, died 22 December 1987, Eastbourne) was an English lyricist.
Gerald Michael Rivera (born July 4, 1943), better known as Geraldo Rivera, is an American attorney, reporter, author, and talk show host.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
The official music charts in Germany are gathered and published by the company GfK Entertainment (formerly Media Control® GfK International) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
Basil Glen Ballard, Jr. (born May 1, 1953) is an American songwriter, lyricist, and record producer.
Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian-Irish visual artist.
A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position." Album of the Year is the most prestigious and final award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance was awarded between 1966 and 2011 (the final year it was awarded for records issued in 2010).
The Grammy Award for Best Music Video is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality short form music videos.
The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop songs on which singers collaborate.
A greatest hits album, sometimes called a "best of" album or a catalog album, is a compilation of songs by a particular artist or band.
Definition (Adam Thompson) Greed (Latin, avaritia), also known as avarice, cupidity, or covetousness, is the inordinate desire to possess wealth, goods, or objects of abstract value with the intention to keep it for one's self, far beyond the dictates of basic survival and comfort.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music which began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
"Heal the World" is a song from Michael Jackson's hit album, Dangerous, released in 1991.
In the field of recorded music, a hidden track (sometimes called a secret track or ghost track) is a piece of music that has been placed on a CD, audio cassette, LP record or other recorded medium in such a way as to avoid detection by the casual listener.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
The HIStory World Tour was the third and final worldwide solo concert tour by American artist Michael Jackson, covering Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and North America.
"HIStory"/"Ghosts" is a double A-side single from Michael Jackson's 1997 remix album Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Hyperbaric medicine, also known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), is the medical use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure.
"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States.
"I Just Can't Stop Loving You" is a 1987 ballad by Michael Jackson featuring a duet with Siedah Garrett, and was the first single released from his seventh album, Bad.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
Injustice is a quality relating to unfairness or undeserved outcomes.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
Invincible is the tenth and final studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Isolation (Isolierung) is a defence mechanism in psychoanalytic theory first proposed by Sigmund Freud.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly Rolling Stone, as well as the current owner of Men's Journal and Us Weekly magazines.
The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
James Samuel "Jimmy Jam" Harris III (born June 6, 1959) and Terry Steven Lewis (born November 24, 1956) are an American R&B songwriting and record production team.
John Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Turner was the pseudonym used by the English lyricist James John Turner Phillips (born London, July 7, 1932).
John Alfred "Johnny" Mandel (born November 23, 1925) is a Grammy and Oscar-winning American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz.
Jon Pareles (born October 25, 1953) is an American journalist who is the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times.
Joseph Carey Merrick (5 August 1862 – 11 April 1890), sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an Englishman with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.
Kike is a derogatory term for a Jew.
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan", is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism of groups or individuals they opposed.
"Leave Me Alone" is a single by American singer Michael Jackson.
Niatia Jessica Kirkland (born October 4, 1989), better known by her stage name Lil Mama, is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.
This is a list of the world's best-selling albums.
This is a list of the best-selling albums in France that have been certified by the Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (SNEP).
Germany is the third largest music market in the world, but in Europe, it is the largest.
These are the Billboard magazine number one albums of 1995, per the ''Billboard'' 200.
The following is a list of Billboard magazine R&B albums that reached number one in 1995.
This page lists the most expensive music videos ever made, with costs of $500,000 or more.
Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan among others, is a benzodiazepine medication often used to treat anxiety disorders.
The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest-circulating daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
"Man in the Mirror" is a song made popular by Michael Jackson and written by Glen Ballard and Siedah Garrett.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
MediaNews Group, based in Denver, Colorado, was one of the largest newspaper companies in the United States.
MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.
Mexico (México), officially the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a federal republic in North America.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
MJJ Music is an American record label that is owned by MJJ Productions Inc and founded by American entertainer Michael Jackson.
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (p; –) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five".
Mortimer Benjamin "Mort" Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American media proprietor, magazine editor, and investor.
MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.
Nathan Morris (born June 18, 1971) is an American singer, businessman, and a founding member of Boyz II Men.
Nelson George (born September 1, 1957) is an African-American author, columnist, music and culture critic, journalist, and filmmaker.
New jack swing or swingbeat is a fusion genre spearheaded by Teddy Riley and Bernard Belle that became popular from the late 1980s into the early 1990s.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
The News of the World was a national red top newspaper published in the United Kingdom from 1843 to 2011.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. is an American global information and measurement company with headquarters in New York (USA) and Diemen, the Netherlands.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
In the English language, the word "nigger" is an ethnic slur, usually directed at black people.
Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952) is an American musician, producer, and guitarist.
"No Scrubs" is a song recorded by American girl group TLC for their third studio album FanMail (1999).
Off the Wall is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
The Official Charts Company (OCC), previously called the Chart Information Network (CIN) and then The Official UK Charts Company, compiles various "official" UK record charts, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
Olodum is a bloco-afro from Salvador’s carnival, in Bahia.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paulinho da Costa (born Paulo Roberto da Costa on May 31, 1948) is a Brazilian percussionist born in Rio de Janeiro, considered one of the most recorded musicians of modern times.
A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, derogative term, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a low opinion of someone or something, or showing a lack of respect for someone or something.
Peter Mokran is an American mixer, producer, engineer and musician.
Pictures at an Exhibition (Картинки с выставки – Воспоминание о Викторе Гартмане, Kartínki s výstavki – Vospominániye o Víktore Gártmane, Pictures from an Exhibition – A Remembrance of Viktor Hartmann; Tableaux d'une exposition) is a suite in ten movements (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874.
Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.
Plastic surgery is a medical procedure with the purpose of alteration or restoring the form of the body.
Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the Western world during the 1950s and 1960s, deriving from rock and roll.
Pop rock is a music genre that mixes a catchy pop style and light lyrics in its (typically) guitar-based rock songs.
PR Newswire is a news agency based in New York City.
Prague (Praha) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic.
Spanish Music Producers (Spanish: Productores de Música de España, shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is a trade association that represents more than 90 percent of the Spanish recorded music industry.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian.
Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper and former professional basketball player.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
"Remember the Time" is a single by American singer-songwriter Michael Jackson recorded at Record One Studios.
René Moore (born Jimmy Rene Moore March 19, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter and producer, and is more memorable musically for hits he produced with his soul co-singer Angela Winbush as part of René & Angela, including "I'll Be Good," "Save Your Love (For #1)," "Your Smile," and "You Don't Have to Cry.".
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Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist, music journalist, and self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics".
Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.
"Rock with You" is a song written by British songwriter Rod Temperton and recorded by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton (born 15 October 1947) is a British songwriter, record producer and musician from Cleethorpes, England, United Kingdom, significant for being keyboardist and main songwriter in funk band Heatwave, and later writing a number of songs performed by Michael Jackson, including "Off The Wall", "Rock With You" and "Thriller".
Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rovi Corporation is a company based in the United States whose patents, products, and technologies include copy protection, software licensing and "search recommendation" on devices such as set-top boxes, digital video recorders, TVs, and mobile and tablet devices.
Sandra Crouch (born July 1, 1942) is an American Gospel music performer, drummer and songwriter.
"Scream"/"Childhood" is the lead single from Michael Jackson's ninth studio album, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. The A-side of the single, "Scream", is a duet with his younger sister Janet Jackson, while the corresponding B-side, "Childhood", is a solo piece.
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (born March 6, 1972), nicknamed Shaq, is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
Shawn Patrick Stockman (born September 26, 1972) is an American R&B singer, best known as a member of the vocal group Boyz II Men.
"Shawty Get Loose" is the third single from hip hop artist Lil Mama's debut album, VYP: Voice of the Young People.
"She's Out of My Life" is a song written by American songwriter Tom Bahler and performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Siedah Garrett (born June 24, 1958) is an American singer and songwriter, who has written songs and performed backing vocals for many recording artists in the music industry, such as Michael Jackson, The Pointer Sisters, Brand New Heavies, Quincy Jones, Tevin Campbell, Donna Summer, Madonna, Jennifer Hudson among others.
Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician and songwriter.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a record music company, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann AG.
Sony Music Entertainment (sometimes known plainly as Sony Music or by the initials, SME) is an American music corporation managed and operated by Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Stephen Thomas "Tom" Erlewine (born June 18, 1973, Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
"Stranger in Moscow" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. The song was released worldwide in November 1996, but was not released in the United States until August 1997 by Epic Records.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
SverigeTopplistan, is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
"Tabloid Junkie" is a pop song performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Edward Theodore "Teddy" Riley (born October 8, 1967) is a Grammy Award–winning American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
"The Girl Is Mine" is a song recorded by Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G, Biggie, or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper.
The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that, along with its sister publication Rolling Stone magazine, contains professional reviews of popular music.
The Seattle Times is a newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, US It is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington, largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest and largest in the west north of San Francisco.
The Seattle Times Company is a privately owned publisher of daily and weekly newspapers in the U.S. state of Washington.
The Telegraph is an Indian daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata (Calcutta) since 7 July 1982.
The Ultimate Collection is a box set by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
"The Way You Make Me Feel" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
"They Don't Care About Us" is the fourth single from Michael Jackson's album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, released on March 31, 1996.
"This Time Around" is a song by American recording artist and song-writer Michael Jackson that features the vocals from rapper The Notorious B.I.G. The song appears on Jackson's ninth studio album, entitled HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, which was released in 1995 as a two-disc set.
Thriller is the sixth studio album by the American recording artist Michael Jackson.
"Thriller" is a song recorded by American recording artist Michael Jackson, composed by Rod Temperton, and produced by Quincy Jones.
Time Warner Inc. (TWI, formerly AOL Time Warner, stylized as TimeWarner since 2003) is an American multinational media corporation headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City.
TLC is an American girl group whose repertoire spans R&B, hip hop funk and "urban" soul.
Thomas Lee "Tom" Bahler (born June 1, 1943, Inglewood, California; surname also spelled Bähler), is an American singer, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer, and author.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (formerly Top R&B/Black Albums) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Trevor Charles Rabin (born 13 January 1954) is a South African-born musician, singer-songwriter, producer, and film score composer.
The Tribune Media Company, also known as Tribune Media and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American multimedia corporation that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The UK Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (titled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling single recordings in the United Kingdom, based upon combined record sales and download numbers, and from the week ending Saturday 5 July 2014, also includes streaming data.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium, and it is also the name of most of those charts.
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Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
VG-lista is a Norwegian record chart.
Viacom, Inc. (short for Video & Audio Communications) is an American global mass media company with interests primarily in, but not limited to, cinema and cable television.
The Walt Disney World Resort, informally known as Walt Disney World or simply Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake, Florida (mailing address is Lake Buena Vista, Florida), near Kissimmee and Orlando and is the flagship of Disney's worldwide corporate empire.
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Wanyá Jermaine Morris (born July 29, 1973) is an American R&B singer, best known as a member of the R&B group Boyz II Men.
Yahoo Inc. (styled as Yahoo!) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
"You Are Not Alone" is the second single from Michael Jackson's album HIStory.
In the summer of 1993, Evan Chandler accused Michael Jackson of sexually abusing Chandler's 13-year-old son, Jordan.
This is a summary of 1995 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.
The 1995 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on September 7, 1995, honoring the best music videos from June 16, 1994, to June 15, 1995.
The 2004 ICC Champions Trophy was held in England in September 2004.
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.
The 39th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997 at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
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