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La Toya Jackson

Knowledge Identifier: +La_Toya_Jackson


La Toya Jackson

American singer-songwriter, musician, author, television personality, actress, businesswoman, philanthropist, activist and former model add

Category: Literature

Born in 1956.

Countries: United States (48%), France (14%), Japan (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Playboy, Howard Hewett, Quincy Jones

Linked to: Chicago Tribune, Daily Mail, News of the World, The New York Times




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La Toya Jackson was born in 1956 add something


After her mother became a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses in 1965, La Toya, along with the rest of her siblings followed add something


By 1972, at sixteen, La Toya joined her brothers in the spotlight with a tap dancing routine when her father arranged for them to perform shows in Las Vegas, among other cities add something


In 1978 during the filming of "The Wiz", La Toya traveled with her brother to New York add something


In 1980, Jackson released her self-titled debut album add something


In turn, she provided the opening scream on her brothers', The Jacksons, 1980 hit, "This Place Hotel" as well as backing vocals on brother Michael's 1984 solo hit "P.Y.T. " add something


She maintained a career as a singer throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and returned to music in 2004 with her "Billboard" charting songs "Just Wanna Dance" and "Free the World" add something


Ray Parker, Jr. - He performed guitar on several songs on La Toya Jackson's 1980 debut album


Ollie E. Brown - In the 1980s, Brown produced or performed on albums by Blondie, The Jacksons, La Toya Jackson , DeBarge and Quincy Jones


In 1982, Jackson released a follow-up album, "My Special Love", which generated two singles, "Stay the Night" and "I Don't Want You to Go" add something


In 1984 Jackson capitalized on her rising popularity by licensing her name to a fashion line; "David Laurenz for La Toya add something


Howard Hewett - Hewett contributed vocals to La Toya Jackson's Hot 100 hit single "Heart Don't Lie" in 1984


World Popular Song Festival - Her 1985 single "Baby Sister" was a notable success, as it received one of five Outstanding Song Awards at the sixteenth annual World Popular Song Festival in Japan add something


In 1985 Jackson participated on the single "We Are the World", an appeal for famine relief in Ethiopia add something


In 1987, Jack Gordon was hired to co-manage La Toya by her father, Joseph add something


Katherine Jackson recalled her shock seeing La Toya dance in a suggestive manner in 1988 for the first time in her autobiography "My Family, The Jacksons", "she'd been so conservative that she'd once dropped a friend who had begun wearing low-cut tops and skirts with slits in them add something


In 1989, Jackson began recording her sixth album "Bad Girl" add something


In March 1989, Jackson posed topless for "Playboy" magazine add something


On September 5, 1989, after her "Sizzling Spectacular" concert in Nevada, Gordon forcibly married Jackson, claiming it was for her own protection against kidnapping by her family add something


She posed again in "Playboy" in November 1991 to promote her autobiography and subsequently acted in a 1994 video for the magazine, becoming one of the first celebrities to have a "Playboy" video released add something


What Have You Done for Me Lately - Jackson's sister La Toya Jackson sampled the song on her song "Wild Side" from her 1991 album "No Relations"


In 1992 Jackson signed a contract with the Moulin Rouge in Paris to star in her own revue, 'Formidable' add something


The Loco-Motion - The song was recorded and performed by La Toya Jackson in 1992 as part of her Moulin Rouge show Formidable


In 1993 in their New York home, Gordon beat Jackson repeatedly with a heavy brass dining room chair, leaving Jackson with black eyes, swollen lip and chin "the size of a clenched fist," cuts requiring 12 mouth stitches and contusions on her face, arms, legs and back add something


In December 1993 Gordon hastily arranged a press conference in Tel Aviv, where he had Jackson read a statement claiming to believe the sensational sex abuse allegation against her younger brother Michael might be true add something


In 1994, Jackson again worked for Playboy Entertainment, becoming one the very first celebrities to have a Celebrity Centerfold video add something


The 2003 promotional copy of "Startin' Over" leaked online in 2006, however Jackson's management revealed that the entire album was being re-recorded with an all-new track list and updated sound add something


Jackson publicly re-emerged on Larry King Live on March 9, 2003 add something


"Startin' Over's" lead single was 2004's "Just Wanna Dance", released independently under her pseudonymous nickname "Toy" in order to avoid any prejudices DJs might hold against La Toya Jackson's name add something


After Jack Gordon's death in 2005, Jackson was free to speak more openly about the control he exerted over her life add something


She was the second member of the Jackson family to be on the show, the first being her brother Jermaine in 2007 add something


On January 10, 2007, the reality TV show "Armed & Famous" premiered on CBS starring Jackson and other celebrities add something


A single called "Armed and Famous" was planned but the title was changed to "I Don't Play That" shortly before it was sent to radio stations, where it failed to take off, on January 29, 2007, due to CBS' cancellation of the show add something


The final version of "Startin' Over" was completed in late 2008, just before Jackson joined the cast of "Celebrity Big Brother" add something


A new lead single, "Love, Honor, and Obey", planned for a summer 2009 release, was put on hold because of the death of Jackson's younger brother Michael add something


In January 2009, Jackson was paid £103,000 to appear as a contestant on the British television program "Celebrity Big Brother" add something


La Toya Jackson was one of the first siblings present at Reagan-UCLA Medical Center on June 25, 2009, after brother Michael Jackson was pronounced dead after suffering cardiac arrest add something


Instead, "Home" was released on 28 July 2009 in Michael's memory with all proceeds going to AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of his favorite charities add something


La Toya was "fired" from "Celebrity Apprentice" in episode 8 during season 11, which aired on April 24, 2011 on NBC. In an "Apprentice" first, Jackson was rehired in the following episode, as she felt she couldn't defend her case add something


La Toya was fired for the second time on May 8, 2011 and became the first person in history to be fired from "The Apprentice" twice within the same season add something


An EP called "Starting Over" was released on June 21, 2011 add something


Jackson's second memoir, "Starting Over", was released in the United States on June 21, 2011 through Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster add something


In 2013 Jackson will appear in an "All-Star" season of "Celebrity Apprentice" add something


Jackson will appear in her own reality series called "Life With La Toya" which is planned to premiere on Oprah Winfrey's OWN in 2013 add something


It was reported that on December 6, 2013 Jackson married her business partner Jeffre Phillips in Los Angeles add something


In 2014, Latoya and her business partner Jeffre' Phillips became engaged add something


In 2016 she collaborated with Iranian-American pop star Andy on the single "Tehran" where she sings in Farsi add something


On 24 May 2018 she visited "El hormiguero" to sponsor the musical "Forever add something


In February 2019, Jackson was revealed to be the Alien on the FOX reality series "The Masked Singer" add something