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2006-07-28 10:42:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CBS Corp. said on Friday it would ask a U.S. appeals court to overturn a Federal Communications Commission decision finding indecent pop singer Janet Jackson's breast flash during the 2004 Super Bowl broadcast and fining 20 of its stations $550,000. "We disagree strongly with the FCC's conclusions and will continue to pursue all remedies necessary to affirm our legal rights," CBS said in a statement.

2006-07-18 14:00:44

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Janet Jackson is turning over the artwork for her upcoming album, "20 Years Old," to fans through a contest with Yahoo Music. Beginning Tuesday, fans can download 33 images of Jackson for use as part of their own covers. Jackson will personally choose four finalists, whose creations will appear on "selected publicly distributed copies" of the album, according to her Virgin Records label. Sixteen finalists will win Jackson's complete album...

2006-06-12 20:58:07

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Pop star Janet Jackson's new studio album, "20 Years Old," will arrive in stores September 26 via Virgin Records, with the first single, "Call on Me," featuring rapper Nelly, ready to hit U.S. radio outlets next week. As previously reported, Jackson's latest collection was produced by her boyfriend, Virgin Urban president Jermaine Dupri, as well as longtime collaborators Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. "20 Years Old," which is an apparent...

2006-03-31 21:19:08

NEW YORK (Billboard) - The first single from Janet Jackson's as-yet-untitled new album is expected to hit U.S. radio outlets in May, Virgin Urban president Jermaine Dupri told Billboard. The album likely will follow at the end of September. Longtime Jackson collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have contributed to the new album. "It's a milestone year for us and for the collaboration," Jam previously told Billboard.com. "It'll be 20 years since the release of (Jackson's 1986...

2006-03-15 15:35:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday upheld its proposed $550,000 fine against 20 CBS television stations for a stunt involving pop singer Janet Jackson briefly exposing her breast during the 2004 Super Bowl football game halftime show. The FCC said it had rejected CBS' argument that the incident was not indecent and concluded that CBS "consciously and willfully failed to take actions to prevent the broadcast of the material, and that CBS is...

2005-10-27 22:31:59

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - No one can blame this on a wardrobe malfunction. A video clip that purportedly shows pop singer Janet Jackson sunbathing in the nude was circulating on the Internet on Thursday. Jackson's manager in Los Angeles declined to comment on the footage and referred queries to the singer's New Jersey-based publicist, who did not immediately return repeated phone calls. The video appears to have been shot surreptitiously through an opening in a fence surrounding an...

2005-06-28 09:07:50

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - R&B songwriters and producers JimmyJam and Terry Lewis, the duo behind hit tunes for the likes ofJanet Jackson, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men, were thrust intothe spotlight on Monday as a music industry group honored themwith a career achievement award. The pair received the Heritage Award during the 18th annualRhythm & Soul Awards hosted by the American Society ofComposers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), which collectsroyalties for its members from outlets...

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