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Justin Timberlake Issues Apology to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson: ‘I Know I Failed’

Justin Timberlake has apologized to his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears as well as Janet Jackson in a lengthy Instagram post on Friday. Why now? Timberlake's past behavior dating…
Daniel Kohn / February 12, 2021

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

10 Women the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Nominate This Year

When Janet Jackson entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2019 in March, she closed her acceptance speech with a simple request: "Rock…
Al Shipley / October 4, 2019

Janet Jackson Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Rhythm Nation 1814 With Huge New Remix Compilation

Janet Jackson is marking 30 years of Rhythm Nation 1814 with an extensive new remix collection. Rhythm Nation 1814: The Remixes includes nine new "mini-albums," all of which are…
Will Gottsegen / September 20, 2019

Alanis Morissette: Our 1995 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the November 1995 issue of SPIN. I shouldn't be here. From a vantage point not ten feet…
James Hannaham / September 1, 2019

Ty Dolla $ign Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Kurt Cobain, Kanye West, and More Artists

Ty Dolla $ign has never made a secret of his influences. Musical heavyweights from across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and rock have given him a distinct musical lineage and provided…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2019

Janet Jackson to Reissue Six Classic Albums on Vinyl

Janet Jackson is re-pressing her classic run of career-defining albums on vinyl. 1986's Control, 1989's Rhythm Nation 1814, 1993's janet., 1997's The Velvet Rope, and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 17, 2019

Janet Jackson: Our 1987 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the January 1987 issue of SPIN. Walk into the office of one of the hot managers in pop…
J. C. Stevenson / July 13, 2019

Ice Cube, Janet Jackson, Q-Tip, More Pay Tribute to John Singleton

Pioneering filmmaker John Singleton died today in his hometown of Los Angeles. He was 51. Dozens of artists have paid tribute to the writer and director behind…
Tosten Burks / April 29, 2019

Janet Jackson Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should “Induct More Women”

Janet Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Friday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. During her acceptance speech, Jackson discussed her…
Rob Arcand / March 30, 2019

Glastonbury 2019 Lineup: The Cure, The Killers, Janet Jackson, Many More Announced

The majority of the lineup for 2019's Glastonbury Festival has been posted, featuring newly announced headliners the Cure and the Killers performing, along with Stormzy, on the Pyramid Stage. Janet…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 15, 2019

Rock Hall 2019 Presenters: David Byrne to Induct Radiohead, Trent Reznor for The Cure, More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony is set to take place on March 29 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and the list of induction…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 13, 2019

Janet Jackson Announces Las Vegas Residency

Janet Jackson has announced her first Las Vegas residency. The 15-date run, titled Metamorphosis, is is set to kick off in May at the Park Theater…
Maggie Serota / February 26, 2019
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