Billboard #1 Hits: #713: ‘Escapade’- Janet Jackson. March 3, 1990. #1 for 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single: ‘Escapade’- Janet Jackson
- Record Company- A&M
- Genre: R&B
- Written by Jimmy Jam Harris, Janet Jackson and Terry Lewis
- Time: 4:44
- B-side: ‘Instrumental’
- Album- Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation 1814
- Grade : A+
- Peaked at #1 3 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #17 in UK Singles Chart. #1 in Canada and Japan.
Janet Jackson’s album Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation 1814- was an incredible hit maker- this was the third of seven Top 5 hits from the album. In the calendar year 1990 she had 5 Top 4 singles. This was her third of ten #1 hits. The song was inspired by Martha & The Vandellas “Nowhere To Run’ which Janet had recorded for the album but later dropped the idea when they came up with this tune.