30th Anniversary of Janet Jackson’s ‘Miss You Much’

On this day in 1989, Janet Jackson released ‘Miss You Much’ as the lead single from her iconic ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’ album.


The music video and the song’s choreography is regarded as iconic, and highly influential to future generations of dancers in the music industry.

In the US, ‘Miss You Much’ became Janet’s second #1 hit on the Hot 100, her fourth #1 on the Dance Club Songs chart, and her sixth #1 on the R&B chart.

‘Miss You Much’ won 2 American Music Awards for ‘Favourite Soul/R&B Single’ and ‘Favourite Dance Single’, and a Soul Train Music Award for ‘Single of The Year, Female’.


Notable Chart Positions:

  • Australia: #12
  • Canada: #2
  • Germany: #16
  • New Zealand: #2
  • UK: #22
  • US: #1

Music Video: 

Janet has recently been announced as the headline act for Australia’s ‘RnB Fridays Live’ and New Zealand’s ‘RnB Jams Live’ in November! See all of Janet’s tour dates and buy tickets at

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