FACTOID # 2: Puerto Rico has roughly the same gross state product as Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota combined.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Number Ones
Number Ones
Number Ones cover
Greatest hits by Michael Jackson
Released November 18, 2003
Recorded 1978 – 2003
Genre Dance/Pop/R&B/Pop-Rock
Length 78:59
Label Epic
Producer(s) Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Teddy Riley, R. Kelly & Others
Professional reviews
Michael Jackson chronology
Invincible
(2001)
Number Ones
(2003)
Michael Jackson: The Ultimate Collection
(2004)

Number Ones is a greatest hits album released by singer-songwriter Michael Jackson in late 2003. It is estimated to have sold 8 million copies worldwide [1]. A partnering DVD was released which charted well in most countries. Image File history File links Mjnumberones. ... A greatest hits album (sometimes referred to as a best of album) is a compilation album of successful, previously released songs by a particular music artist or band. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Epic Records is an American record label, and subsidiary of Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block (1989). ... Teddy Riley (born Edward Theodore Riley, October 8, 1967 in Harlem, New York) is an American R&B and hip hop singer, songwriter, musician and producer who was the ring leader of the most influential groups of R&B in two separate decades - Guy in the 80s and Blackstreet in... Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly), is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... Invincible is an album by Michael Jackson released on October 30, 2001. ... A greatest hits album (sometimes referred to as a best of album) is a compilation album of successful, previously released songs by a particular music artist or band. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 other events of 2003 list of years in music 2000s in music // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands...


As well as including most of Jackson's international #1 hits, the compilation included two bonus tracks. "Break of Dawn", which was a track on Jackson's 2001 studio album Invincible, and "One More Chance", which was a new song written for Jackson by R. Kelly. See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 other events of 2001 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Comeback of Guns N Roses in House of Blues Hum disbands. ... One More Chance was a song released by Michael Jackson on November 20, 2003. ... Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly), is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ...


The release of Number Ones was planned at the last minute, after the cancellation of Resurrection, the then-follow-up album to Invincible. Invincible may refer to: Invincible, an album by Michael Jackson Invincible, an album by British pop music group 5ive Invincible, a film by Werner Herzog Invincible, a comic by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker and Bill Crabtree HMS Invincible, the name of several ships of the British Royal Navy This is...

Contents

Number ones that were included in the track list

The following songs reached number-one on the main music chart for each of the following nations:


Single (Country it went #1 in)

Dont Stop Til You Get Enough was the first big hit single to taken from Michael Jacksons 1979 Off The Wall album, which was his first album with Epic Records and the first he had real control over. ... Rock with You was a successful single released by singer Michael Jackson in late 1979. ... Billie Jean is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jacksons Thriller album. ... Beat It is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jacksons multi-platinum selling album Thriller. ... The thriller is a broad genre of literature, film, and television that includes numerous, often-overlapping sub-genres. ... For other uses, see Human nature (disambiguation). ... I Just Cant Stop Loving You is a popular ballad by singers Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett. ... Look up bad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that The Way You Make Me Feel (Shakaya song) be merged into this article or section. ... Man in the Mirror was a number-one hit for singer Michael Jackson when released as a single in the spring of 1988. ... Dirty Diana is a hit song by singer Michael Jackson. ... Smooth Criminal is a song on Michael Jacksons Bad album (1987). ... Black or White was a 1991 hit single for singer Michael Jackson. ... You Are Not Alone was a hit single by singer/songwriter Michael Jackson, released in August 1995. ... Earth Song is a song by Michael Jackson. ... Blood on the Dance Floor was a hit record for Michael Jackson in 1997. ... You Rock My World is a song by singer/songwriter Michael Jackson. ... Break of Dawn, tugboat used to escort the infamous Mobro 4000 barge. ... Song features Faith Evans singing the chorus. ...

Number ones that were not included in the track list

The compilation received some criticism as it did not cover all of Jackson's international #1 hits.


Single (Country it went #1 in)

Ben was a number-one hit recording by teenaged Michael Jackson for the Motown label in 1972. ... One Day in Your Life was a song recorded by Michael Jackson for his 1975 album, Forever, Michael, and re-released in 1981 due to the strong buzz that generated from the sales of Jacksons hit album, 1979s Off The Wall, even though Jackson released the album on... The Girl Is Mine was a hit duet for singers Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney in 1982. ... Wanna Be Startin Somethin is a 1983 single released from Michael Jacksons multi-platinum selling 1982 album Thriller. ... Leave Me Alone was the B-side to the 1964 single by The Canadian Squires. ... Remember the Time was a popular recording for American pop and R & B singer Michael Jackson in the winter of 1992. ... Who Is It was a hit recording for singer Michael Jackson in 1992 (Europe) and 1993 (United States). ... Jam was a 1992 single by Michael Jackson from his album Dangerous. ... Give In To Me is the tenth track on Michael Jacksons 1991 studio album Dangerous. ... Will You Be There is a song by Michael Jackson released in 1993. ... Scream was a 1995 hit song for pop music singers Michael and Janet Jackson. ... They Dont Care About Us was the third US single and fourth European single released from American pop and R&B singer-songwriter Michael Jacksons 1995 album, HIStory. ... Stranger in Moscow is a single by singer/songwriter Michael Jackson released in November 1996. ...

Track listing

American

  1. "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough'" (2003 edit)
  2. "Rock with You"
  3. "Billie Jean"
  4. "Beat It"
  5. "Thriller" (2003 edit)
  6. "I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
  7. "Bad"
  8. "Smooth Criminal"
  9. "The Way You Make Me Feel"
  10. "Man in the Mirror" (2003 edit)
  11. "Dirty Diana"
  12. "Black or White" (single edit)
  13. "You Are Not Alone" (radio edit)
  14. "Earth Song" (radio edit)
  15. "You Rock My World" (radio edit)
  16. "Break of Dawn"
  17. "One More Chance"
  18. "Ben" (2003 live edit)

European/Australian

  1. "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough'" (2003 edit)
  2. "Rock with You"
  3. "Billie Jean"
  4. "Beat It"
  5. "Thriller" (2003 edit)
  6. "Human Nature"
  7. "I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
  8. "Bad"
  9. "The Way You Make Me Feel"
  10. "Dirty Diana"
  11. "Smooth Criminal"
  12. "Black or White" (single edit)
  13. "You Are Not Alone" (radio edit)
  14. "Earth Song" (radio edit)
  15. "Blood on the Dance Floor"
  16. "You Rock My World" (radio edit)
  17. "Break of Dawn"
  18. "One More Chance"

Certifications

Country Certification
Australia 2x Platinum (140,000 copies sold)
UK 4x Platinum (1,400,000 copies sold)
USA Platinum (1,100,000 copies sold)
Euro 3x Platinum (3,000,000 copies sold)

See also

This is a list of the top selling singles and top sellings albums in Ireland in 2003. ... Number Ones is a DVD that was released by Michael Jackson to accompany the album of the same name. ...

References

  1. ^ [1] Number Ones sales figures


Michael Jackson
Album discography
Got to Be There · Ben · Music and Me · Forever, Michael · Off the Wall · Thriller · Bad · Dangerous · HIStory · Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix · Invincible
Tours
Destiny Tour · Triumph Tour · Victory Tour · Bad World Tour · Dangerous World Tour · HIStory World Tour
Single discography
US #1's: "Ben" · "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" · "Rock with You" · "Billie Jean" · "Beat It" · "Say Say Say" · "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" · "Bad" · "The Way You Make Me Feel" · "Man in the Mirror" · "Dirty Diana" · "Black or White" · "You Are Not Alone"

UK #1's: "One Day in Your Life" · "Billie Jean" · "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" · "Black or White" · "You Are Not Alone" · "Earth Song" · "Blood on the Dance Floor" For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... The following is Michael Jacksons albums discography. ... Got to Be There was the solo debut album by then-adolescent Michael Jackson, released on Motown Records, released in early 1971. ... Ben was the second full-length solo album by teenage pop-soul music phenomenon Michael Jackson. ... Music and Me was the third solo release by pop singer Michael Jackson. ... Forever, Michael was the fourth album in American pop and R & B singer Michael Jacksons solo career and was Jacksons contractually last studio album as a soloist in Motown Records. ... Off the Wall was American pop and R&B singer Michael Jacksons breakthrough 1979 solo album. ... Thriller is an album by pop singer Michael Jackson, released by Epic Records on December 1, 1982. ... Bad is an album of recorded music by pop music icon Michael Jackson, released in 1987. ... Dangerous is a an album released by singer-songwriter Michael Jackson in November 1991. ... HIStory: Past, Present and Future – Book I is a two-disc album by Michael Jackson released in 1995 by the Epic Records division of Sony BMG. The first disc (HIStory Begins) is a fifteen-track greatest hits (later released as Greatest Hits - HIStory Volume I), while the second disc (HIStory... Invincible is an album by Michael Jackson released on October 30, 2001. ... This is a list of tours and notable concerts performed by Michael Jackson. ... Michael Jackson during the Victory World Tour The Victory Tour was a music tour of the United States by The Jacksons that started July 6, 1984 and ended December 9, 1984. ... The Bad World Tour was a music tour by Michael Jackson that started September 12, 1987 and ended January 27, 1989. ... Beginning at the Olympic Stadium on June 27, 1992 in Munich, Germany the “Dangerous” tour was the biggest tour any performer had done, breaking his own record from the preceding “Bad” tour. ... The HIStory World Tour was a music tour by Michael Jackson that started September 7, 1996 in Prague and ended October 15, 1997. ... The following is Michael Jacksons single discography. ... Ben was a number-one hit recording by teenaged Michael Jackson for the Motown label in 1972. ... Dont Stop Til You Get Enough was the first big hit single to taken from Michael Jacksons 1979 Off The Wall album, which was his first album with Epic Records and the first he had real control over. ... Rock with You was a successful single released by singer Michael Jackson in late 1979. ... Billie Jean is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jacksons Thriller album. ... Beat It is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jacksons multi-platinum selling album Thriller. ... Say Say Say was a 1983 hit single for Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, produced by George Martin. ... I Just Cant Stop Loving You is a popular ballad by singers Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett. ... Bad was a 1987 hit recording by pop singer Michael Jackson. ... It has been suggested that The Way You Make Me Feel (Shakaya song) be merged into this article or section. ... Man in the Mirror was a number-one hit for singer Michael Jackson when released as a single in the spring of 1988. ... Dirty Diana is a hit song by singer Michael Jackson. ... Black or White was the first single taken from Michael Jacksons album Dangerous, released in November 1991. ... You Are Not Alone was a hit single by singer/songwriter Michael Jackson, released in August 1995. ... One Day in Your Life was a song recorded by Michael Jackson for his 1975 album, Forever, Michael, and re-released in 1981 due to the strong buzz that generated from the sales of Jacksons hit album, 1979s Off The Wall, even though Jackson released the album on... Billie Jean is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jacksons Thriller album. ... I Just Cant Stop Loving You is a popular ballad by singers Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett. ... Black or White was the first single taken from Michael Jacksons album Dangerous, released in November 1991. ... You Are Not Alone was a hit single by singer/songwriter Michael Jackson, released in August 1995. ... Earth Song is a song by Michael Jackson. ... Blood on the Dance Floor was a hit record for Michael Jackson in 1997. ...

Filmography
The Wiz · Captain EO · Moonwalker · Ghosts · Men in Black II · Miss Cast Away
Records and achievements
List of Michael Jackson awards
Controversies
Neverland Ranch · 1993 child molestation allegations against Michael Jackson · Living with Michael Jackson · People v. Jackson · Finances · Marriages and children · Physical appearance · Post trial lawsuits against Michael Jackson
Other related articles
The Jackson 5 · Jackson 5 discography · Lisa Marie Presley · Deborah Jeanne Rowe · Joseph Jackson · Katherine Jackson · The Michael Jackson Company, Inc. · Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special
This box: view  talk  edit

  Results from FactBites:
 
Number Systems and Representation (2761 words)
Other number systems, notably hexadecimal (base 16) and, to a lesser degree, octal (base 8) are also used in the study and programming of computers, but only because they provide a more compact notation for representing binary values.
The number of bits needed to count n items or represent n states is the smallest power of 2 that is equal to or greater than n.
Numbers that are bigger than 1 byte are stored in memory from low address to high address with the least significant bytes at the low addresses.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m