Janet Jackson

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This is one honor that was way overdue! Janet Jackson will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The music icon joins the list of 2019 inductees including Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music, and the Zombies. The official announcement was made today.

Janet tweeted about the exciting news this morning saying “Thank you Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” said Jackson. “I am truly honored and I am happy to be in there with my brothers.” Janet was previously nominated for this award back in 2016 and 2017, but 2018 proved to be Janet’s year as she finally set for the coveted Hall.

The 34th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place March 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It will be broadcast on HBO as well as SiriusXM’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio.

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Janet Jackson made history again during the Billboard Music Awards as the first black woman to receive the Icon Award during last night show in Las Vegas. After being introduced by Bruno Mars, the music Icon hit the stage to perform her hit song Nasty. The fun didn’t stop there as Janet and her dancers lead into a quick dance breakdown of “If” before closing out the show with her 1993 hit Throb.

After giving us a little of what we can expect on tour, Janet accepted the Icon Award and delivered a powerful speech. “My prayer is that weary of such noise, we turn back to the source of all calmness. That source is God. Everything we lack, God has in abundance. Compassion, sensitivity, patience, and a boundless love.

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Janet Jackson has given her all to her music career since it began and now, the Icon will receive the prestigious Icon Award at the 2018 Billboard Awards on May 20th. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, Janet will also make her first televised performance in nine years during the award show.

The Billboard stage won’t be the only one Janet will grace this summer. This year, she will headline several events, including Essence Fest, Panorama, and Outside Lands. The Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 20 at 8 p.m.

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ESSENCE wants you to grab your squad and plan your trip as it announces its exhilarating initial talent line-up for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans. The nightly concert series keeps the spotlight on women, featuring electrifying headline performances from Janet Jackson; Mary J. Blige; a headline set featuring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, with special guests Snoop Dogg and many others in a special curation by The Roots; Xscape; Fantasia and Miguel. *Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

So far Essence has announced some of their headlining acts that include: Janet Jackson; Mary J. Blige; Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, along with Snoop Dogg and more in a special curation by The Roots; 112; Daniel Caesar; D-Nice; Doug E. Fresh’s Legends of Hip-Hop Show featuring Big Daddy Kane, Kool Moe Dee and more; DVSN; Fantasia; H.E.R.; Idris Elba; Kelela; Kelly Price’s For The Love of R&B featuring Dave Hollister and Vaughn Willis; Kevin Ross; MAJOR.; Mali Music; Marsha Ambrosius; MC Lyte; Miguel; Mykia Jovan; Ro James; Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing Experience featuring Wreckx-n-Effect, Blackstreet and Guy; The Read’s Kid Fury and Crissle; VICTORY, Xscape and many more to be announced soon.

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Just yesterday as today’s hottest celebrities were walking down the red carpet showing off their Avant-garde outfits for the 2017 MetBall, Janet Jackson made a special announcement on her official twitter page.In the new video announcement Janet explained that the rumors of her separation from her husband Wissam Al Mana is in fact true.

Not only that but Ms. Jackson also will be hitting the road again for her “State of the World Tour.” Making up for the postponed “Unbreakable Tour” — which was put on hold so she could have her baby — the “State of the World Tour” is set to hit 56 cities this year, starting Sept. 7 in Lafayette, La. And new music could also be on the way. According to a press release, the jaunt is set to feature past hits along with “soon-to-be-released new tracks.” Jackson’s last album was 2015’s Unbreakable. Check out the video and tour dates below.

Sept. 7 – Lafayette, LA – Cajundome**
Sept. 9 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Sept. 10 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
Sept. 13 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
Sept. 14 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Sept. 16 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
Sept. 17 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Sept. 19 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Sept. 21 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena**
Sept. 23 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
Sept. 24 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center**
Sept. 26 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena**
Sept. 27 – Seattle, WA – Key Arena
Sept. 29 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Oct. 1 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Resort & Casino**
Oct. 3 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center**
Oct. 5 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
Oct. 7 – San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center**
Oct. 8 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
Oct. 14 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Events Center**
Oct. 16 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
Oct. 17 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center Arena
Oct. 19 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Oct. 21 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Oct. 22 – Milwaukee, WI – BMO Harris Bradley Center
Oct. 25 – Moline, IL – iWireless Center
Oct. 26 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Oct. 28 – Toledo, OH – The Huntington Center
Oct. 29 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena**
Nov. 1 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena**
Nov. 2 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre**
Nov. 4 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center**
Nov. 5 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Nov. 7 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
Nov. 8 – Manchester, NH – SNHU Arena
Nov. 10 – Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall
Nov. 11 – Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Events Center
Nov. 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Nov. 16 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
Nov. 18 – Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
Nov. 19 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Nov. 26 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Nov. 28 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center
Nov. 29 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
Dec. 1 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 3 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
Dec. 4 – Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena**
Dec. 6 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum**
Dec. 7 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena**
Dec. 9 – Birmingham, Al – The BJCC
Dec. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – BB&T Center
Dec. 12 – Jacksonville, FL – Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Dec. 14 – Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Scope Arena
Dec. 16 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
Dec. 17 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena

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With weeks of teasing with GIFs of her new black and white video over the last week, Janet Jackson took today to unleashed her visual “”Dammn Baby.” The second single to be lifted off the singer recent album Unbreakable.

Janet has a lot to celebrate,just two weeks shy of turning 50, Janet Jackson announced that she and her husband are expecting her first child. Check out the video below.

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Janet Jackson has been giving us new music leading up to the release of her forthcoming album “Unbreakable” while the singer has been giving us a variety of songs such as her lead single No Sleeep feat J.Cole and her album title track “Unbreakable’ but today, the singer gives her fans what they have been waiting for, a nice dance track.

The new song Janet debuted today is her Missy Elliott featured track “BURNITUP” which she performed  when she kicked off Unbreakable world tour Vancouver last month. Check out the song below and look out for Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable dropping Oct. 2.

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After kicking off her Unbreakable World Tour this past Monday, Janet Jackson keeps the anticipation up for her new album when she unveiled the official release date, tracklist and cover art. The pop announced that her  first album in seven years will arrive Oct. 2 via Rhythm Nation Records/BMG, executive produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, the 17 tracks, will feature guest appearances from Missy Elliott and J.Cole. Unbreakable is now available for pre-order on iTunes. See the tracklisting below.

1. “Unbreakable”
2. “Burnitup!” feat. Missy Elliott
3. “Dammn Baby”
4. “The Great Forever”
5. “Shoulda Known Better”
6. “After You Fall”
7. “Broken Hearts Heal”
8. “Night”
9. “No Sleeep” feat. J. Cole
10. “Dream Maker/ Euphoria”
11. “2 B Loved”
12. “Take Me Away”
13. “Promise”
14. “Lessons Learned”
15. “Black Eagle”
16. “Well Traveled”
17. “Gon B Alright”

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Last night Janet Jackson made her long awaited comeback when she kicked off her Unbreakable world tour at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Ms. Jackson debuted 5 new songs which will be on her upcoming album as well as some fan favorites. Janet kicked things off with a high note when she debuted a new collaboration with her friend Missy Elliott titled “Burn It Up” produced by Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis with co-production from Dem Jointz. While we all are used to Janet sexing it up on stage the singer kept things demure with her outfit choices covering her Arms, chest, stomach and legs. Check out Janet debut her new song Burn It up below.