Janet’s management team and label staff have congratulated Janet on reaching Number 1 in the Billboard Hot 200 album chart this week.
BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch said, “Janet, Jimmy and Terry have delivered an exceptional album which is really connecting with music fans. We are delighted that Janet and her management team have placed their faith in BMG, and especially pleased that Unbreakable is the first album to be released by the new BMG to reach Number One in the United States.”
Her management team at JDJ Entertainment and Sterling Winters Company stated, “We congratulate Janet on her genius and this extraordinary accomplishment which is so brilliantly shared by her creative partners, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, as well as Janet’s great BMG team that truly delivered, WME, Live Nation and Brad Wavra for excellence and great support.”
“This is a truly special week for Janet with a Number One album, a sell-out world tour and a nomination for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame,” said Rhythm Nation President, Phil Quartararo. “We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this success, including Janet’s longtime friends and collaborators Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam, and Janet’s management team, Sterling Winters Company and JDJ Entertainment.” He added, “We have been incredibly impressed by the BMG team. They have proven to be the ideal partners.”
BMG US President Creative & Marketing Laurent Hubert said, “This is an incredible achievement for an incredible artist. After seven years away it is a dramatic reminder of Janet’s ability to create music which is genuinely timeless. We congratulate Mr. Jam and Mr. Lewis on this great achievement as well. More importantly this Number One debut is only the beginning of our strategic campaign for this album around the world.”
Jon Cohen, EVP of Recorded Music at BMG Chrysalis US said, “Congratulations to Janet, as well as to Jimmy and Terry on this great achievement. Unbreakable is undoubtedly one of the musical highlights of 2015. We are thrilled and honored to collaborate with this remarkable music icon.”