Janet Jackson

American singer, songwriter, and actress Janet Jackson

Janet Damita Jackson is an American recording artist and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture since the early 1970s.
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Biography
Janet Jackson's personal information overview.
Birthday
16 May 1966
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Rock Hall Ballot Includes Akron's Devo, Ohio Favorite Todd Rundgren
NPR - 6 days
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the Class of 2019. Def Leppard has been eligible for the Rock Hall for over a decade, but is making its first appearance on this year's ballot. Acts who released their first record at least 25 years ago are eligible, and several other groups are bowing for the first time as well: Devo, singer-songwriter John Prine, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, and Todd Rundgren. Returning to the ballot are acts ranging from Janet Jackson to MC5 to The Zombies, who have been eligible since 1989. Rounding out this year's ballot are Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, Rage Against the Machine, Radiohead, The Cure and Rufus & Chaka Khan. In addition to more than 1,000 music industry professionals, fans can also vote for their favorite acts online through December 9. The 2019 Rock Hall induction ceremony will be held in New York City in March.
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Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson Nominated To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Huffington Post - 7 days
Nicks, already in the hall of fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist in 2019.
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Exclusive: Les Moonves Was Obsessed With Ruining Janet Jackson’s Career, Sources Say
Huffington Post - about 1 month
After the "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl, sources say, the CBS chief executive was incensed at the singer.
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Did Janet Jackson date Bobby Brown? The 5 most shocking moments from Brown's biopic - USA TODAY
Google News - about 1 month
USA TODAY Did Janet Jackson date Bobby Brown? The 5 most shocking moments from Brown's biopic USA TODAY The premiere of Part 1 of BET's "The Bobby Brown Story" had no shortage of sex, drugs and R&B. The biopic, based on Brown's 2016 memoir, "Every Little Step," picks up where the network's New Edition 2017 miniseries left off in Brown's life: the mid ... Alicia Etheredge: 5 Things To Know About Bobby Brown's Wife Who He Married After Whitney HoustonHollywood Life Bobby Brown Reveals He Suffered A Stroke And 4 More Things We Learned From Part 2 Of BET BiopicEssence 'Bobby Brown Story' Blows Up Twitter with Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Cheating BombshellsTooFab The Root -Washington Post -Decider -Heavy.com all 148 news articles »
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Janet Jackson Blows The Roof Off 'The Tonight Show' With 'Made For Now' Debut
Huffington Post - about 2 months
Daddy Yankee joined Jackson for the performance of their track, which is her first new song in three years.
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Janet Jackson releases first new music in three years
CNN - about 2 months
Janet Jackson's new music is "Made For Now."
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Janet Jackson thanks reportedly ailing father
CNN - 4 months
Janet Jackson thanked her father while accepting an award over the weekend as reports swirl that he is seriously ill.
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How Janet Jackson fought depression and found happiness
CNN - 4 months
Janet Jackson is opening up about her battle with depression and her journey to find peace in her life.
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Janet Jackson Calls Police to Check on 1-Year-Old Son's Welfare While Child Is with His Father
Yahoo News - 4 months
The child was with his father, Jackson’s estranged husband, Wissam Al Mana, at the Nobu hotel in Malibu, California.
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Why it's been 9 years since Janet Jackson performed on live TV
ABC News - 5 months
Nine years to be exact. Here's why.
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Janet Jackson headlines Sunday's Billboard Music Awards
CNN - 5 months
This year's Billboard Music Awards are happening Sunday and there will be plenty of action.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Janet Jackson
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  • 2016
    Age 50
    On April 6, 2016, Jackson announced that she was "planning her family" with husband Wissam Al Mana, resulting in her postponing her tour.
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  • 2015
    Age 49
    In October, 2015, she received a nomination to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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    The album's title track "Unbreakable" was released on September 3, 2015, debuting on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station, hosted by Ebro Darden. The album was also made available for pre-order on iTunes the same day. "Burnitup! " featuring Missy Elliott debuted on BBC Radio 1 on September 24, 2015.
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    BET presented Jackson with their inaugural Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual award at the BET Awards 2015, which also featured a dance tribute to her performed by Ciara, Jason Derulo and Tinashe.
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    On June 15, 2015, Jackson announced the first set of dates for the North American leg of her Unbreakable World Tour.
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    She outlined her intention to release her new album in the fall of 2015 under her own record label, Rhythm Nation, distributed by BMG Rights Management.
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    On May 16, 2015, Jackson announced plans to release a new album and to embark on a world concert tour.