Janet Jackson

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Janet Jackson

American recording artist and actressadd

Category: Music

Born in 1966.

Countries: United States (70%), (6%), United Kingdom (4%)

Main connections: Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Rhythm Nation

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Janet Jackson was born in 1966 add something


Michael Jackson - The Jackson 5 recorded several songs, including "Big Boy", for the local record label Steeltown in 1967, before signing with Motown Records in 1968.


In March 1969, the group signed a record deal with Motown, and by the end of the year they had recorded the first of four consecutive number one singles. add something


Mariah Carey - They chose "I'll Be There", a song made popular by The Jackson 5 in 1970, rehearsing it few times before the night of the show.


The Jackson 5's success allowed the family to move to the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1971, where they settled in a gated mansion called Hayvenhurst. add something


Michael Jackson - Between 1971 and 1975, Jackson's voice descended from boy soprano to high tenor.


Michael Jackson - Between 1972 and 1975, Michael released four solo studio albums with Motown, among them Got to Be There and Ben, released as part of the Jackson 5 franchise, and producing successful singles such as "Got to Be There", "Ben", and a remake of Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin".


In 1973, at the age of seven, Jackson appeared on stage in Las Vegas Strip with her siblings in a routine show at the MGM Casino. add something


Michael Jackson - Jackson first used a technique called the "vocal hiccup" in 1973, starting with the song "It's Too Late to Change the Time" from The Jackson 5's G.I.T.: Get It Together album.


Michael Jackson - Although they scored several top 40 hits, including the top 5 disco single "Dancing Machine" and the top 20 hit "I Am Love", the Jackson 5 left Motown in 1975.


Michael Jackson - They had first met in 1975, when a seven-year-old Presley attended one of Jackson's family engagements at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, and were reconnected through a mutual friend.


Michael Jackson - In June 1975, the Jackson 5 signed with Epic Records, a subsidiary of CBS Records and renamed themselves the Jacksons.


Janet Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, the youngest of ten children, to Katherine Esther and Joseph Walter Jackson. add something


In 1977, she was selected by producer Norman Lear to play a recurring role as Penny Gordon Woods in the sitcom Good Times. add something


The first of these, a duet with her brother Randy titled "Love Song for Kids", took place in 1978. add something


From 1979 to 1980, she starred in A New Kind of Family as Jojo Ashton, and joined the cast of Diff'rent Strokes, portraying Charlene Duprey from 1981 to 1982. add something


Michael Jackson - In 1979, Jackson broke his nose during a complex dance routine.


Candi Staton - Staton collaborated with Change, Luther Vandross, and Janet Jackson on her 1979 album title song "Chance" and album single "When You Wake Up Tomorrow"


Michael Jackson - In 1980, Jackson won three awards at the American Music Awards for his solo efforts: Favorite Soul/RB Album, Favorite Soul/RB Male Artist, and Favorite Soul/RB Single for "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough".


Emerging in 1982 just as big brother Michael was casting his longest shadow, Jackson filled her albums not so much with songs as with declarations, from 'The Pleasure Principle' to the radical-sounding 'Rhythm Nation' to the telling statement of purpose, 'Control'. add something


Her debut album, Janet Jackson, produced by soul singers Angela Winbush, Rene Moore and Leon F. Sylvers III, was released in 1982, the entire production of which was overseen by her father Joseph. add something


Rene Moore - During Rene & Angela's early years, Moore and Winbush were asked to produce songs for Janet Jackson's 1982 self-titled debut album, " Janet Jackson"


Michael Jackson - In 1982, Jackson contributed the song "Someone In the Dark" to the storybook for the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial; the record won a Grammy for Best Recording for Children in 1984.


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Michael Jackson - In September 1984, Jackson was first informed about the sale by Branca and sent a bid of $46 million on November 20, 1984.


In 1985 Jackson joined her sister, La Toya, as a chorist under La Toya's number "Baby Sister" at the Yamaha Music Festival where they ended up with a silver medallion and an "Outstanding Song Award". add something


She ranks as the top artist on the chart with 15 number ones in the past twenty-five years, garnering 27 top ten hits between 1985 and 2001, and 33 consecutive top 40 hits from 1985 through 2004. add something


Michael Jackson - In 1985, Jackson co-wrote the charity anthem "We Are the World"; humanitarian themes later became a recurring theme in his lyrics and public persona.


Michael Jackson - In 1985, The Making of Michael Jackson's Thriller won a Grammy for Best Music Video, Longform.


Whitney Houston - With production from Michael Masser, Kashif, Jermaine Jackson, and Narada Michael Walden, Houston's debut album Whitney Houston was released in February 1985.


Michael Jackson - In May 1985, Jackson's team walked away from talks after having spent over $1 million on four months of due diligence and on the negotiations.


Michael Jackson - In June 1985, Jackson and Branca learned that Charles Koppelman's and Marty Bandier's The Entertainment Co. had made a tentative agreement with Holmes à Court to buy ATV Music for $50 million.


Michael Jackson - According to J. Randy Taraborrelli's biography, in 1986, Jackson was diagnosed with vitiligo and lupus; the vitiligo partially lightened his skin, and the lupus was in remission; both illnesses made him sensitive to sunlight.


Whitney Houston - Also included on the album were four new songs: "Could I Have This Kiss Forever", "Same Script, Different Cast", "If I Told You That", and "Fine," and three hits that have never actually appeared on a Houston album: "One Moment in Time," "The Star Spangled Banner," and "If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful," a duet with Jermaine Jackson from his 1986 Precious Moments album.


Michael Jackson - In 1986, "We Are the World" won four Grammys (one for Jackson for Song of the Year).


Michael Jackson - In 1986, the tabloids ran a story claiming that Jackson slept in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber to slow the aging process; he was pictured lying down in a glass box.


Michael Jackson - In 1987, Jackson disassociated himself from the Jehovah's Witnesses, in response to their disapproval of the Thriller video.


Herb Alpert - In 1987, Alpert branched out successfully to the R&B world with the hit album "Keep Your Eye On Me", teaming up with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis on "Diamonds" and "Making Love In the Rain" featuring vocals by Janet Jackson and Lisa Keith


Michael Jackson - In the same year, Jackson won an Award of Achievement at the American Music Awards because Bad is the first album ever to generate five number one singles in the US, the first album to top in 25 countries and the best-selling album worldwide in 1987 and in 1988.


Michael Jackson - In 1988, Jackson released his first and only autobiography, Moonwalk, which took four years to complete and sold 200,000 copies.


Michael Jackson - Thanks to the Bad album, Bruce Swedien and Humberto Gatica won one Grammy in 1988 for Best Engineered Recording – Non Classical and Michael Jackson won one Grammy for Best Music Video, Short Form for "Leave Me Alone" in 1989.


The release became the only album in history to produce number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 in three separate calendar years—"Miss You Much" in 1989, "Escapade" and "Black Cat" in 1990, and "Love Will Never Do" in 1991—and the only album in the history of the Hot 100 to have seven top 5 hit singles. add something


In September 1989, Jackson released her fourth album, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814. add something


Tokyo Dome - American star Janet Jackson Performed at the Dome in 1990, selling out 4 shows in 7 minutes, creating the record for the fastest sell out in the history of Tokyo Dome


Roger Davies (manager) - Davies was instrumental in the meteoric rise to fame of Janet Jackson in 1990, and her chart and touring dominance throughout that decade


Japan Airlines - During the 1990s, JAL featured several commercials with celebrities, including Janet Jackson who danced and sang to a backdrop of JAL 747s on rotation


Cab Calloway - In 1990, he was the focus of Janet Jackson's 1930s-themed music video "Alright", appearing as himself at the end.


In 1991, after being approached personally by Virgin Records owner Richard Branson, she signed a highly publicized multi-million dollar contract with the label. add something


Herb Ritts - In 1991, he won two MTV Video Awards for his work on music videos by Janet Jackson and Chris Isaak


Voe and Ralph Tresvant, for the Mo' Money film soundtrack. add something


In August 1992, after completing work on Poetic Justice, Jackson set out to plan on recording her first album for Virgin Records. add something


Recording sessions for the album began in September 1992, commencing in the first quarter of 1993. add something


Luther Vandross - In 1992, "The Best Things in Life Are Free", a duet with Janet Jackson from the movie "Mo' Money" became a hit


Janet Jackson featured on a 1993 cover of Rolling Stone with the hands of her-unknown husband Rene Elizondo, Jr. cupping her breasts. add something


In May 1993, Jackson's fifth studio album Janet, was released and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. add something


In July 1993, Jackson made her film debut in Poetic Justice. add something


In September 1993, Jackson appeared topless on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine with the hands of her-husband Rene Elizondo, Jr. covering her breasts. add something


Fatima Robinson - Director John Singleton credited Fatima Robinson for contributing to the birth of Janet Jackson's iconic braids for the 1993 film "Poetic Justice"


Ice Cube - Ice Cube was offered a co-star role with Janet Jackson in the 1993 romantic film Poetic Justice, but he refused to play the role, which was given to Tupac Shakur instead.


Michael Jackson - In 1993, Jackson performed the song at the Soul Train Music Awards in a chair, saying he had suffered an injury in rehearsals.


Michael Jackson - In the summer of 1993, Jackson was accused of child sexual abuse by a 13-year-old boy named Jordan Chandler and his father, Dr. Evan Chandler, a dentist.


Michael Jackson - The song and its accompanying video are a response to the backlash Jackson received from the media after being accused of child molestation in 1993.


Michael Jackson - In January 1993, Jackson made a memorable appearance at the halftime show at Super Bowl XXVII. The performance began with Jackson catapulting onto the stage as fireworks went off behind him.


In December 1994, she collaborated with her brother Michael on "Scream", the lead single from his 1995 album HIStory, which was written by both siblings as a response to the media scrutiny he suffered from being accused of child sexual abuse. add something


MC Lyte - Lyte became a featured artist on hits by Janet Jackson and Brandy in 1994.


Whitney Houston - She holds the all-time record for the most American Music Awards of any single artist and shares the record with Michael Jackson for the most AMAs ever won in a single year with 8 wins in 1994.


In October 1995, Jackson's first compilation album, Design of a Decade 1986/1996, was released via AM Records. add something


Michael Jackson - In 1995, Jackson merged his ATV Music catalog with Sony's music publishing division creating Sony/ATV Music Publishing.


R. Kelly - In 1995, Kelly garnered his first-ever Grammy nominations; two nominations for writing, producing and composing Michael Jackson's last number one hit "You Are Not Alone".


Yvette Wilson - In addition, Wilson had a minor role in the 1995 comedy movie "Friday" as Smokey's blind date and appeared in films such as "Poetic Justice", starring Janet Jackson, and the film parody "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood"


Michael Jackson - In late 1995, Jackson was rushed to a hospital after collapsing during rehearsals for a televised performance; the incident was caused by a stress-related panic attack.


And who could dispute that Janet Jackson now has more credibility than brother Michael?" In January 1996, Jackson renewed her contract with Virgin Records for a reported $80 million dollars. add something


Michael Jackson - In 1996, Jackson won a Grammy for Best Music Video, Short Form for "Scream" and an American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist.


Alek Wek - She was signed to Ford Models in 1996 and was seen in the "Got 'Til It's Gone" music video by Janet Jackson that year


R. Kelly - In May 1996, Kelly was featured on the cover of Ebony Man magazine with the headline proclaiming "R. Kelly The new King of RB" where he discussed touring, working with Quincy Jones, Toni Braxton, and Janet_Jackson ("When I first met them, I could tell they liked my albums.


X-Men (film) - Angela Bassett was approached to portray Storm in late 1997, as was Janet Jackson


Q-Tip (rapper) - He co-wrote and featured in Janet Jackson's song "Got 'til It's Gone" from the album The Velvet Rope in 1997.


Michael Jackson - He was a double-inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, once as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1997 and later as a solo artist in 2001.


Michael Jackson - In 1997, Jackson released Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, which contained remixes of hit singles from HIStory and five new songs.


Vanessa-Mae - She appeared on the 1997 Janet Jackson album "The Velvet Rope" playing a violin solo on the song "Velvet Rope"


Michael Jackson - The shows would be Jackson's first major series of concerts since the HIStory World Tour finished in 1997.


In 1998, Jackson began The Velvet Rope World Tour, an international trek that included Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. add something


Des'ree - In 1998, Des'ree's hit, "Feel So High" was interpolated into the Janet Jackson song "Got 'Til It's Gone" from Jackson's CD "The Velvet Rope" without due credit to Des'ree as a contributor


Ty Hodges - In 1998, Hodges appeared as the main character in Janet Jackson's "Go Deep" music video


As 1999 ended, Billboard magazine ranked Jackson as the second most successful artist of the decade, behind Mariah Carey. add something


As her world tour came to a close in 1999, Jackson lent guest vocals to a number of songs by other artists, including Shaggy's "Luv Me, Luv Me", for the soundtrack to How Stella Got Her Groove Back, "God's Stepchild" from the Down on the Delta soundtrack, "Girlfriend/Boyfriend" with BLACKstreet, and "What's It Gonna Be?/" with Busta Rhymes. add something


At the 1999 World Music Awards, Jackson received the Legend Award alongside cher for "outstanding contribution to the pop industry. add something


Michael Jackson - Jackson was inducted in several other hall of fames, including Vocal Group Hall of Fame (as The Jackson 5 member) in 1999, Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 and Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2009.


Michael Jackson - Throughout June 1999, Jackson was involved in a number of charitable events.


In July 2000, Jackson appeared in her second film, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, as Professor Denise Gaines, opposite Eddie Murphy. add something


Michael Jackson - Throughout 2000 and 2001, Jackson worked in the studio with Teddy Riley and Rodney Jerkins, as well as other collaborators.


Jackson's All for You Tour began in July, 2001. add something


Jackson was awarded the American Music Awards' Award of Merit in March 2001 for "her finely crafted, critically acclaimed and socially conscious, multi-platinum albums. add something


Aaliyah - Aaliyah was honored at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards by Janet Jackson, Missy_Elliott, Timbaland, Ginuwine and her brother, Rashad, who all paid tribute to her.


Jenna Dewan - In 2001 she appeared in Janet Jackson's music video "All for You" and toured with Jackson on her All for You Tour


Carly Simon - In 2001, Simon performed on "Son of a Gun" with Janet Jackson on Jackson's album "All for You", which was released as a single and peaked at No. 28 on the "Billboard" Hot 100


Michael Jackson - This omission happened because of contractual issues related to the earlier 30th Anniversary concerts: those concerts were boiled down into a two-hour TV special titled Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration: The Solo Years which debuted in November 2001.


In 2002, Jackson collaborated with reggae singer Beenie Man on the song "Feel It Boy". add something


Michael Jackson - In 2002, Michael Jackson won his 22nd American Music Award for Artist of the Century.


Michael Jackson - Beginning in May 2002, Jackson allowed a documentary film crew, led by British TV personality Martin Bashir, to follow him around just about everywhere he went.


Lena Horne - In 2003, ABC announced that Janet Jackson would star as Horne in a television biopic


Whitney Houston - In May 2003, Houston placed at number three on VH1's list of "50 Greatest Women of the Video Era," behind Madonna and Janet Jackson.


For the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show in February 2004, Jackson performed a medley of her singles "All for You" and "Rhythm Nation"; she performed alongside Justin Timberlake. add something


Jackson and Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show in February 2004. add something


In March 2004, Jackson's eighth studio album, Damita Jo (Jackson's middle name), was released debuting at number two on the Billboard 200. add something


In November 2004, Jackson was honored as an African-American role model by 100 Black Men of America, Inc., who presented her with the "organization's Artistic Achievement Award saluting 'a career that has gone from success to greater success'. add something


Britney Jean - A report from ABC News Radio likened the usage of Spears' middle name in the album's title to being inspired by Janet Jackson's eighth studio album "Damita Jo", saying "taking a page from Janet Jackson's 2004 album, "Damita Jo", Britney Spears has combined her first and middle names -- Britney Jean -- to come up with the title"


Carmit Bachar - In 2004 she was a back-up dancer for Janet Jackson during the infamous Super Bowl half-time show


David Ritz - Ritz has taken part in several other albums by other artists, most notably Janet Jackson on her 2004 album "Damita Jo", on the interludes "Looking for Love" and "The One"


Candice Michelle - The commercial was a parody of the 2004 "wardrobe malfunction" in which Janet Jackson's right breast was exposed


Super Bowl - The halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004 generated controversy when Justin Timberlake removed a piece of Janet Jackson's top, exposing her right breast with a star-shaped pastie around the nipple


MTV - When CBS aired Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, its sister network was again chosen to produce the halftime show, with performances by such artists as Nelly, Diddy, Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake


Justin Timberlake - In February 2004, during the halftime show of the Super Bowl XXXVIII broadcast on the CBS television network, Timberlake performed with Janet Jackson before a television audience of more than 140 million viewers.


Lemmy - In 2005, he began recording an unreleased solo album titled "Lemmy & Friends", which was intended to include a collaboration with Janet Jackson


Regine Velasquez - The concert though was more pop in nature, high spirited, experimental and upbeat, following the trend of recent concerts by Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, and Christina Aguilera In 2005, Velasquez and singer Pops Fernandez performed a concert, "Queens On Fire", later taking it on an eight-city U.S. tour


Anna Nicole Smith - In March 2005, at the first MTV Australia Video Music *awards in Sydney's Luna Park, she spoofed Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction by pulling down her dress to reveal both breasts, each covered with the MTV logo


Michael Jackson - James Brown Saluted By Michael Jackson at Public Funeral Service, MTV, December 30, 2006.


Michael Jackson - In early 2006, there was an announcement that Jackson had signed a contract with a Bahrain-based startup called Two Seas Records.


Michael Jackson - Throughout 2006, Sony repackaged 20 singles from the 1980s and 1990s as the Michael Jackson: Visionary series, which subsequently became a box set.


Michael Jackson - In September 2006, Jackson and his ex-wife Debbie Rowe confirmed reports that they had settled their long-running child custody suit.


Michael Jackson - In October 2006, Fox News entertainment reporter Roger Friedman said that Jackson had been recording at a studio in rural Westmeath, Ireland.


Michael Jackson - In November 2006, Jackson invited an Access Hollywood camera crew into the studio in Westmeath, and MSNBC broke the story that he was working on a new album, produced by will.


Jackson was later listed in the 2007 edition of Guinness World Records as "Most Searched in Internet History" and the "Most Searched for News Item". add something


In January 2007, Jackson was ranked the seventh richest woman in the entertainment business by Forbes magazine, having amassed a fortune of over $150 million. add something


In July 2007, Jackson changed labels and signed a record contract with Island Records. add something


Michael Jackson - In 2007, Jackson said, "Music has been my outlet, my gift to all of the lovers in this world.


Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson 'wouldn't change anything', Associated Press, 2007.


Jackson performing during her Rock Witchu Tour in 2008. add something


Jackson performs during the Rock Witchu Tour 2008. add something


Her tenth studio album, Discipline, was released in February 2008, debuting on the Billboard 200 at number one. add something


In February 2008, Jackson won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role. add something


In March 2008, Business Wire reported "Janet Jackson is one of the top ten selling artists in the history of contemporary music; ranked by Billboard magazine as the ninth most successful act in rock and roll history, and the second most successful female artist in pop music history. add something


In April 2008, Jackson received the Vanguard Award at the 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, honoring her contributions in promoting equal rights for LGBT people. add something


Michael Jackson - However, in 2008, Jackson and Sony released Thriller 25 to mark the 25th anniversary of the original Thriller.


Michael Jackson - In the fall of 2008, Fortress Investments threatened to foreclose on Neverland Ranch, which Jackson used as collateral for loans running into many tens of millions of dollars.


Daft Punk - The track "Daftendirekt" from Daft Punk's album "Homework" was sampled for the Janet Jackson song "So Much Betta" from her 2008 album "Discipline"


Paula Abdul - In January 2008, Abdul returned to the music charts for the first time in nearly 13 years with the single "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow," the first track on the album Randy Jackson's Music Club Vol 1.


Michael Jackson - In September 2008, Jackson entered negotiations with Julien's Auction House to display and auction a large collection of memorabilia amounting to approximately 1,390 lots.


University Press of Kentucky, 2009. add something


In June 2009, Jackson's brother Michael died at age 50. add something


In September 2009, she performed "Scream" at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards as part of a tribute to Michael. add something


Michael Jackson - In 2009, the book was republished by Doubleday and was more positively received by some critics in the wake of Jackson's untimely death.


Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson Tops the Charts on Twitter, The New York Times, June 25, 2009.


Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson memorial service: the biggest celebrity send-off of all time, The Daily Telegraph, July 7, 2009.


Michael Jackson - Toya Jackson cut from Sacha Baron Cohen's "Bruno", New York Daily News, June 26, 2009.


Jackson headlined the 2010 Essence Music Festival alongside Alicia Keys and Mary J. Blige. add something


On November 18, in an exclusive interview with AOL Music's '"The Boombox", Jackson announced plans to go on her "largest ever world tour" in 2011, supporting her second greatest hits collection, Number Ones. add something


Justin Timberlake - However, by fall 2011 the couple appeared to have reunited, and in late December 2011, Timberlake proposed to Biel in the mountains of Jackson, Wyoming.


Jackson are creating Nutribank to distribute meals to the hungry, beginning with $10 million in company food contributions for 2012. add something


What Have You Done for Me Lately - In 2012, Mike Staver wrote in "Leadership Isn't For Cowards: How to Drive Performance by Challenging People" that "'What Have You Done for Me Lately-' is not just some old Janet Jackson song, but a regular tune sung by leaders every day"


In February 2013, Jackson announced that she was married to her third husband, Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, during a private ceremony in 2012 add something


In June 2013, Jackson participated in a campaign to help starving children in Africa by appearing in a public service announcement for UNICEF add something


In November 2014, Jackson was voted Queen of Pop by an poll conducted online by VH1.com add something


On April 17, 2015, Jackson re-tweeted a recent mock Missing Persons poster created by one of her fans, which was circulating the internet and had been shared by Jimmy Jam, replying with the comment "LOL. Too funny, too sweet add something


On April 22, 2015, she tweeted, "Letting go doesn't mean you stop," after a fan created a mock Missing Persons poster of Jackson which had begun circulating the internet and had been shared by Jimmy Jam prompting Jackson to retweet it herself, adding to further speculation of a new album add something


On May 15, 2015, Jackson announced plans to release a new album and to embark on a concert tour add something


On June 15, 2015, Jackson announced the first set of dates for her Unbreakable World Tour add something


On August 24, 2015, it was revealed that Jackson's new album Unbreakable is set to be released on October 2, 2015 add something


The album's second single "Unbreakable" was released on September 3, 2015, debuting on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station, hosted by Ebro Darden add something


According to "Hits" magazine, the album has a tentative release date for October 2, 2015 add something


Katherine Jackson - She most recently appeared at the BET *awards 2015 with daughter Janet Jackson as Janet accepted the Ultimate Icon *award


MTS Centre - On September 8, 2015, Janet Jackson will perform as part of Unbreakable World Tour


Billboard 200 - As of the issue dated October 24, 2015, the number-one album on the "Billboard" 200 is "Unbreakable" by Janet Jackson


On April 6, 2016, Jackson announced that she was "planning her family" with husband Wissam Al Mana, resulting in her postponing her tour, although she stopped short of confirming pregnancy add something


In May 2016, it was revealed that Jackson and Al Mana are expecting a child together, only two weeks before Jackson's 50th birthday add something


In December 2016 Billboard ranked Janet as the second most successful dance artist of all-time add something


On May 1, 2017, Jackson announced she would resume her Unbreakable World Tour, now known as the State of the World Tour add something


She announced the tour would kick-off on September 7, 2017 add something


Proceeds from the September 9, 2017 concert at the Toyota Center in Houston,_Texas were donated to relief efforts supporting evacuees of Hurricane Harvey add something


On March 30, 2018, Jackson was announced as the headliner of FYF Fest set to take place on July 21st and 22nd 2018 in Los_Angeles,_California add something


In May 2018, it was announced that Jackson would received the Billboard Icon award at the 2018 Billboard Music awards add something


On August 16, 2018, it was announced that Jackson and Rhythm Nation had entered into a partnership with Cinq Music add something


In October 2018, she received her third nomination for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something


On December 13, 2018, Jackson was announced as one of the seven inductees of the 2019 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something


Jackson will be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019 add something


The show will take place at Park Theater at Park MGM resort beginning May 17, 2019 with an initial run of 14 additional shows across May, July and August add something


Glastonbury Festival - The initial schedule comprised fourteen shows at the Park Theater at Park MGM resort; three additional shows were announced in May. In June 2019, Jackson will play the Glastonbury Festival add something


On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Janet Jackson among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something