Show Business: Dancing On the Charts

Madonna's stepsisters score with cool moves, crafty sounds

Welcome back, Madonna. A lot's been happening since you've been away. You just hit American concert halls for the first time in three years, and you're dancing back into a changed pop world. Better sneak a look. A few women out there may be gaining on you.

There's Janet Jackson, 24, Michael's younger sister, enjoying her fourth Top Five hit with her current single, Alright, and an album, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, that has already sold five million copies. Her current tour, her first sustained appearance as a solo act, leaves no doubt that she's not a studio-made creature. Her...

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