Section 2: The Top 40

Jomanda hit #40 with “Got A Love For You”

Jon B. hit the top 40 with “Someone to Love” “Pretty Girl” “They Don’t Know” and “Are You Still Down.”

Donell Jones hit #7 with “U Know What’s Up”

Howard Jones’s “Lift Me Up” was his only hit in the decade and it charted at #32.

Quincy Jones hit #31 with “The Secret Garden” featuring Al B. Sure, James Ingram, El DeBarge & Barry White.

Jeremy Jordan hit the top 40 with “The Right Kind of Love” and “Wannagirl.” Shh. I owned the record.

Montell Jordan hit the top 40 with “Somethin’ 4 Da Honeyz” “I Like” “Falling” “What’s On Tonight” “I Can Do That” “Let’s Ride” and “Get It On…Tonite.” He also spent seven weeks at #1 with my second favorite song of the decade, “This Is How We Do It.”

Journey hit #12 in 1996 with “When You Love A Woman”

Another contender for least known Top 40 song shows up this week as J-Shin hit #34 with “One Night Stand.”

Junior M.A.F.I.A. hit #13 with “Player’s Anthem” and #17 with “Get Money.”

Juvenile hit #19 with “Back That Azz Up”

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