Icon: Number Ones

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Icon: Number Ones / Best of Number Ones
Janet Jackson - Icon.jpg
Greatest hits album by Janet Jackson
Released August 31, 2010 (2010-08-31)
Recorded 1985–2000, 2009-10
Genre
Length 52:45
Label
Producer
Janet Jackson chronology
Number Ones
(2009)
Icon: Number Ones
(2010)
Unbreakable
(2015)

Icon: Number Ones (released as Best of Number Ones on iTunes) is the third compilation album by American recording artist Janet Jackson released by Interscope Geffen A&M Records and Universal Music Enterprises. It is part of the Icon album series, designed to feature "the greatest hits, signature tunes and fan favorites of the most popular artists in music history."[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine gave the compilation a three and-a-half out of five star rating, commenting that it was "divided fairly" between her '80s and '90s hits, but also said that "Not every one of her big hits is here -- 'The Pleasure Principle', 'Rhythm Nation', 'Love Will Never Do (Without You)', 'If', 'Got Til It's Gone' are all MIA -— but this is a good sampler indicating the breadth and depth of Miss Janet’s work."[2]

Track listings[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Album Length
1. "What Have You Done for Me Lately"   Control 4:44
2. "Nasty"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Control 4:03
3. "When I Think of You"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Control 3:57
4. "Miss You Much"  
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 4:12
5. "Escapade"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 4:44
6. "Alright"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 4:59
7. "That's the Way Love Goes"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
janet. 4:25
8. "Together Again"  
The Velvet Rope 4:07
9. "Doesn't Really Matter"  
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Lewis
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps soundtrack 4:56
10. "All for You"  
All for You 4:32
11. "Make Me"  
Number Ones 3:38
12. "Nothing"   Why Did I Get Married Too? soundtrack 4:10

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[3] 40

References[edit]