Being a successful songwriter or producer is difficult, but over the past three decades Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have shown the world that with teamwork, genius ideas and consistency anything is possible. The production duo has a string of hits that have burned up the charts and have worked with Janet Jackson, Boyz II Men and more.
They'll be performing at the 2013 BET Honors, so click on and get a glimpse of some of their No. 1 hits through the years.
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