From Beyoncé to Badu: The 20 greatest female recording artists since 1993


No. 9 Janet Jackson

One of the most dominating pop culture figures of the 1990s, Janet is still the measuring stick for virtually any singer-dancer that emerges. Massively successful albums like janet, The Velvet Rope and All For You proved that she and longtime collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were true album artists — and her string of hit singles kept her on the charts for more than a decade.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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