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Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis

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James Samuel "Jimmy Jam" Harris III (born June 6, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) and Terry Steven Lewis (born November 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) are an American R&B and pop-music songwriting and record production team. They have enjoyed great success since the 1980s with various artists, most notably Janet Jackson.

Arguably the most successful production team of the last three decades, redefined the R&B sound and produced landmark albums for Janet Jackson, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Mya, Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, Heather Headley, the Spice Girls, Michael Jackson, TLC and Patti LaBelle, among others. To date, the duo has left their mark on more than 100 gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums, including 16 Number One pop hits and 25 Number One R&B chart-toppers, earning themselves three Grammy® Awards (out of 12 nominations)

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Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Return With New Single 'Til I Found You': Exclusive
Billboard, 2019-04-12 14:00:00
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Billboard, 2018-01-29 23:26:05
“This is just like Coachella,” says producer James “Jimmy Jam” Harris with a laugh. “Except we call this Coldchella....

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