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An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alprazolam, available under the trade name Xanax, is a potent, short-acting benzodiazepine anxiolytic—a minor tranquilizer.
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.
Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz (born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer.
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.
The Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, CAPIF) is an Argentine organization member of the IFPI, which represents the music industry in the country.
The Associação Fonográfica Portuguesa (AFP) is the only recording industry association in Portugal.
Bad is the seventh studio album by American singer and songwriter Michael Jackson, released on August 31, 1987 in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.
"Bad" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson.
Bauer Media Group is a 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 from his sixth solo album, Thriller (1982).
Bernard Belle is an American composer, producer and musician.
William A. "Bill" Bottrell (born October 27, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Electric Light Orchestra and Sheryl Crow.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
"Billie Jean" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson, released in January 1983 as the second single from his sixth album Thriller (1982).
"Black or White" is a single by American singer and songwriter Michael Jackson.
Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix is a remix album by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
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.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
"Come Together" is a song by the Beatles written primarily by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
"D.S." is a song by Michael Jackson, released on his 1995 album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It is a rock song that conveys themes such as bitterness, mistrust and corruption within law enforcement.
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.
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 is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.
Dangerous is the eighth studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson, released by Epic Records on November 26, 1991.
Dann Huff (born November 15, 1960) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer.
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.
Weldon Dean Parks is an American session guitarist and record producer from Ft. Worth, Texas, United states.
Diazepam, first marketed as Valium, is a medicine of the benzodiazepine family that typically produces a calming effect.
Digital First Media, formerly MediaNews Group, is a management company specializing in newspapers in the United States.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
In human social affairs, discrimination is treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person based on the group, class, or category to which the person is perceived to belong.
"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) is an American actress, singer, and animal welfare 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 and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.
"Earth Song" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was released on November 27, 1995 as the third single from the album.
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, 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 impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The European Top 100 Albums chart was the European adaptation of the ''Billboard'' 200 albums chart.
A favela, Brazilian Portuguese for slum, is a low-income historically informal urban area in Brazil.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home is a 1995 American family film, directed by Dwight Little, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures under their Warner Bros. Family Entertainment label.
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 African American communities in the mid-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 (HSUS) 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.
Geraldo Rivera (born Gerald Michael Rivera; July 4, 1943) is an American attorney, reporter, author, and talk show host.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) 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.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian-Irish visual artist.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize 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, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance was a Grammy Award recognizing superior vocal performance by a male in the pop category, the first of which was presented in 1959.
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.
Greed, or avarice, is an inordinate or insatiable longing for unneeded excess, especially for excess wealth, status, power, or food.
Gregory Arthur "Greg" Phillinganes (born May 12, 1956) is an American keyboardist, singer-songwriter, and musical director based in Los Angeles, California, U.S. A prolific session musician, Phillinganes has contributed keyboard tracks to numerous albums representing a broad array of artists and genres.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
"Heal the World" is a song from Michael Jackson's album Dangerous, released in 1992.
In the field of recorded music, a hidden track (sometimes called a secret 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.
"HIStory" is a 1995 song by Michael Jackson.
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.
Hitlisten also known as Tracklisten is a Danish top 40 record chart that is presented every Thursday midnight at hitlisten.nu.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Hyperbaric medicine is medical treatment in which an ambient pressure greater than sea level atmospheric pressure is a necessary component.
"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States and called for civil and economic rights.
"I Just Can't Stop Loving You" is a 1987 duet ballad by Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett, and was the first single released from his seventh album, Bad.
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 final studio album by American singer Michael Jackson.
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland.
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, dancer, and actress.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and former owner of Men's Journal magazine.
Jasun Martz is an American record producer, composer, musician, fine artist, creative director and sculptor who has worked on several #1 internationally best selling hit records but is probably best known for his contemporary classical symphonies.
Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro (April 1, 1954 – August 5, 1992) was an American drummer, songwriter, and record producer.
Jerry Hey (born Dixon, Illinois 1950) is an American trumpeter, flugelhornist, horn arranger, string arranger, orchestrator and session musician who has played on hundreds of commercial recordings,http://www.discogs.com/artist/Jerry+Hey including Thriller and the distinctive flugelhorn solo on Dan Fogelberg's hit "Longer".
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
James Earl Gilstrap (born November 10, 1946) is an American singer best known for his work as a session musician and his 1975 solo hit single "Swing Your Daddy", as well as singing co-lead to the theme from the TV series Good Times.
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.
James Oscar Smith (December 8, 1925 or 1928 – February 8, 2005) was an American jazz musician who achieved the rare distinction of releasing a series of instrumental jazz albums that often charted on Billboard.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded 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).
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), often incorrectly called John Merrick, was an English man with very severe face and body deformities who was first exhibited at a freak show as the "Elephant Man", and then went to live at the London Hospital after he met Dr. Frederick Treves, subsequently becoming well known in London society.
The word "kike" is an ethnic slur for a Jewish person.
"King of Rock" is a 1985 single by Run–D.M.C. and the title track from their album King of Rock.
The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different points in time in the history of the United States.
"Leave Me Alone" is a song by American artist Michael Jackson from his seventh studio album, Bad (1987).
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 of recorded music.
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 US$500,000 or more.
Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan among others, is a benzodiazepine medication.
The Los Angeles Daily News is the second-largest-circulating paid daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
"Man in the Mirror" is a song recorded by Michael Jackson, written by Glen Ballard and Siedah Garrett and produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (mɐˈdɛst pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ˈmusərkskʲɪj; –) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five".
Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American media proprietor, magazine editor, and investor.
Motown is an American record company.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
Nelson George (born September 1, 1957) is an African-American author, columnist, music and culture critic, journalist, and filmmaker.
New jack swing or swingbeatSilverton, Peter.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
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 PLC (formerly known as Nielsen N.V.) is a global information, data and measurement company with headquarters in the U.K..
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
In the English language, the word nigger is a racial slur typically directed at black people.
Nile Gregory Rodgers Jr. (born September 19, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger 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 singer Michael Jackson, released on August 10, 1979 in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.
Olodum is a bloco-afro from Salvador's carnival, in Bahia, Brazil.
Omar Hakim (born February 12, 1964) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and pop music drummer, producer, arranger and composer.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
Paul Milton Jackson Jr. (born December 30, 1959) is an American fusion/urban jazz composer, arranger, producer and guitarist.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something.
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 of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for the 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 surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
Pro-Música Brasil (PMB), previously 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.
Productores de Música de España (Spanish Music Producers) (shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is the organisation responsible for the Spanish Albums Chart and other music charts.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
Randy Kerber (born September 25, 1958 in Encino, California) is a composer, orchestrator and keyboard player, who has had a prolific career in the world of cinema.
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.
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.
"Remember the Time" is a 1992 single by American singer and songwriter Michael Jackson.
René Moore (born Jimmy Rene Moore May 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.".
The Requiem, Op. 9, by Maurice Duruflé was published in 1948 by the French firm Durand, was first published in a version for SATB choir and organ.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
"Rock with You" is a song recorded by American singer Michael Jackson.
Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton (9 October 1949 – September/October 2016) was an English songwriter, record producer and musician.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
RPM (and later) was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.
Run-DMC was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell.
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 currently serving as a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
"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.
Deborah Christine Garrett (born June 24, 1960), known professionally as Siedah Garrett, 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 an English-American musician and songwriter.
"Smile" is a song based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for Charlie Chaplin's 1936 movie ''Modern Times''.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Steven Lee Lukather (born October 21, 1957) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer, best known for his work with the rock band Toto.
Steven Maxwell Porcaro (born September 2, 1957) is an American keyboardist, composer and original member of the rock band Toto.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
"Stranger in Moscow" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") 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 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 journalism is a style of journalism that emphasizes sensational crime stories, gossip columns about celebrities and sports stars, extreme political views from one perspective, junk food news, and astrology.
"Tabloid Junkie" is a pop song performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an 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 (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
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), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper.
The Record was a Canadian music industry magazine that featured record charts, trade news and opinions.
The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that contains professional music reviews written and edited by staff members from Rolling Stone magazine.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
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 English daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata since 7 July 1982.
The Ultimate Collection is a box set by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. 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.
The Winans are an American Gospel music quartet from Detroit, Michigan consisting of brothers Marvin, Carvin, Michael and Ronald Winans.
"They Don't Care About Us" is the fifth 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 songwriter 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 American singer Michael Jackson, released on November 30, 1982, in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.
"Thriller" is a song recorded by American singer Michael Jackson, composed by Rod Temperton, and produced by Quincy Jones.
TiVo Corporation (formerly Rovi Corporation and Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is an American technology company.
TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "'''T'''-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "'''L'''eft Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "'''C'''hilli" Thomas.
Thomas Lee Bahler (also spelled Bähler; born June 1, 1943), is an American singer, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer, and author.
Top 100 México is a record chart which accounts for sixty percent of the albums sold in Mexico.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop 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.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films.
The Walt Disney World Resort, commonly known as Walt Disney World, or often just as Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida.
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson recorded for his sixth studio album Thriller (1982).
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
"You Are Not Alone" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I (1995).
In the summer of 1993, Evan Chandler accused Michael Jackson of sexually abusing his 13-year-old son, Jordan Chandler.
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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