NEW YORK • Beat it, Michael Jackson.
The king of pop will not be probably the most achieved amongst his musical siblings, dropping that distinction to Janet Jackson, in a single prime statistic – how a lot time their data have spent on the charts.
Billboard journal, which displays the jostling, did some counting as a part of its celebration of the 60th anniversary of its Hot 100 chart, which kicked off on Aug four, 1958.
The numbers could shock many, with Janet touchdown at No. 7 within the journal’s all-time Hot 100 artist rating, forward of Michael who is available in at No. eight.
Michael truly has 13 No. 1s amongst his 30 prime 10s, each larger feats than Janet’s totals of 10 and 27 respectively.
But Janet, 52, is extra “sticky”, notching 219 weeks within the prime 10, in contrast with Michael’s 183.
She additionally dominated the roost longer when she hit No. 1 with any single.
That’s The Way Love Goes reigned supreme for eight weeks in 1993.
Michael’s Billie Jean, in distinction, managed solely seven weeks on the prime in 1983 whereas his Black Or White couldn’t lengthen a seven-week No. 1 run in 1991 to 1992.
Heading the Hot 100 artist listing are the Beatles – adopted by Madonna, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Mariah Carey and Stevie Wonder in positions two to 6.
At No. 9 is Whitney Houston whereas Rihanna takes No. 10.
Janet is prone to pull additional forward of Michael, who died in 2009.
Now on tour in America, she may come up with one other hot-selling album or repackage her hits. But she continues to be unlikely to overtake his phenomenal document gross sales of greater than 350 million, along with her present quantity hovering solely at greater than 100 million.