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About Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is a famous pop singer and the sister of singer Michael Jackson.

Personal Biography

Relationship with James DeBarge

Janet Jackson married R&B and Soul Singer James DeBarge in 1984. The marriage was annulled in 1985.

Relationship with Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri is the boyfriend of Janet. For information about their relationship, read Janet Jackson & Jermaine Dupri.

Professional Biography

Music career

In November 08, it appeared Janet is taking a hiatus from her music career to start a family with Dupri.

In May 2010, she expressed her gratitude to fans after her recent appearance on American Idol topped iTunes music video charts.

Acting career

In May 2010, she said that her new movie Why Did I Get Married Too? helped her deal with the demise of Michael Jackson.

2004 SuperBowl incident

Jackson's right breast was exposed while she was performing with Justin Timberlake at the 2004 SuperBowl. A fine of 550,000 dollars was slapped on TV network CBS by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission officials, who said that they broke indecency rules. However, a federal court subsequently ruled that CBS would not have to pay the fine, as they were not responsible for Jackson's actions, reports the Daily Star. After almost five years after the wardrobe malfunction scandal, government officials are asking the Supreme Court to review the footage again, suggesting the panel which oversaw the original investigation may have erred in holding that the federal communications commission acted arbitrarily and capriciously.

2008 for Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson had a tough time in 2008. She had three dud albums in a row, has no record label and was followed by a string of cancelled shows recently. In November 08, Michael Jackson is offered a deal of over 30 shows at the London O2 Arena and might be joined by Janet.

In February 2011, Janet Jackson narrowly avoids a wardrobe malfunction at a concert in Taiwan.

Health

In October 08, she thanked fans online for supporting her through her recent illness.

Death of Michael Jackson

Janet has finally broken her silence following the death of her brother Michael Jackson. She revealed that her tribute to her late brother Michael at the MTV Video Music Awards at the weekend was the most fun she ever had. She woed to wear only black colored clothes for a year to mourn the death of her brother/singer MJ. She says she stopped reading newspaper after the MJs death in order to avoid grief caused by speculations on his tragic demise.

Janet Jackson in News

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AbilTo Names Christopher Benjamin as Chief Technology Officer
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TENTEN WILSHIRE Plays Host to 7 Decades of Hollywood Event Showcasing History of Some of the Most Reputable Names in Fashion and Entertainment
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I Link 2 Music Appoints Radio Icon Damizza as Director of New Media Development
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Endexx Partners With Xeden Cloud Concepts
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Global Icon Donny Osmond Launches Home Brand
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Rebecca Wang Entertainment Sponsors amfAR’s Paris AIDS Gala as the Series Reaches $70 Million
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Pop/R&B Artist Japollonia to Drop First Album in 2013
Following the footsteps of her idols TLC, Missy Elliott and Janet Jackson, Singer, Songwriter and Dancer Japollonia plans to drop her first album in 2013 under her management and production team, Silent Partner Entertainment

A&M Records Celebrates 50th Birthday With Release of 3-CD Set -- THE ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION Due Out August 28
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Studio One Media to Launch New ProMasterHD Music Mastering Service Through Guitar Center Stores Nationwide
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UMe Releases New Set of Limited Edition Vinyl From ABBA, Pete Townshend, James Brown, Mynah Birds, and Soundtracks Pretty In Pink, The Breakfast Club and Empire Records for National "Record Store Day" on April 21, 2012
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Janet Jackson's Super Bowl 'wardrobe malfunction' case dropped
Janet Jackson's Super Bowl case, in which the singer had a wardrobe malfunction, has come to an end after the Supreme Court decided not to review an earlier verdict.

Janet Jackson wants niece Paris to enjoy teen years before career in films
Janet Jackson doesn't want her niece Paris to start a showbiz career, as she is concerned about the 14-year-old's ambitions.

Janet Jackson risked getting diabetes in 2005
Janet Jackson, who has struggled with her figure for years, has revealed that she came very close to becoming a diabetic, when she ballooned to her highest weight in 2005.

Janet Jackson abstains from weighing herself
Janet Jackson has revealed that she doesn't weigh herself as she thinks that using scales is setting yourself up to fail diets.

Fergie has no time for 'X Factor'
Fergie has disclosed that she does not have any plans to join 'X Factor' as a judge this season.

MJ's dad Joe parties with young women in Las Vegas
Michael Jackson's 83-year-old father Joe was spotted enjoying a lively party with a group of young women in Las Vegas this weekend.

Britney Spears 'offered 10mn dollars for US X Factor'
Britney Spears was recently linked to a role on US 'X Factor' judging panel alongside Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid.

Janet Jackson has no time for 'The X Factor'
Janet Jackson has turned down an offer to join the next season of America's 'The X Factor' as a judge because she just can't work the show into her schedule.

Janet Jackson says no to X- factor
Janet Jackson has declined to take up the role of a judge on the US version of X-Factor.

Janet Jackson has no time for US 'X Factor'
Janet Jackson has declined a potential offer to join the next season of America's 'The X Factor' because she just can't work the show into her schedule.

Britney Spears in talks with Cowell to join US 'X Factor' says Louis Walsh
Simon Cowell has approached Britney Spears in a bid to sign her as a judge for 'X Factor' USA, claims Louis Walsh.

MJ's one-time brother-in-law James Debarge reconciles with Murray in jail
James Debarge has made amends with Dr. Conrad Murray who was held responsible for the death of his one-time brother-in-law Michael Jackson, after having talks with the medic in their shared prison block.

Britney Spears 'wants to be judge on US X Factor'
Britney Spears, who is in the running with Janet Jackson, Pink and Mariah Carey to judge the 'US X Factor' after Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul's axing, reportedly wants to join Simon Cowell on the reality talent show.

Madonna named 'Greatest Woman In Music'
Madonna still reigns as the Queen of Pop, according to a poll of the 100 Greatest Women in Music.

Janet Jackson offers advice to Whitney Houston's daughter
Janet Jackson has advised Whitney Houston's daughter on how to deal with the grief over the death of a loved one.

Janet Jackson named PETA's 'Grinch Of The Year'
The animal rights group (PETA) has named Janet Jackson as the 'Grinch Of The Year'.

My weight is something I've dealt with all my life, says Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has revealed that throughout her life she has faced weight issues and she feels that she is on her way to success.

Janet Jackson had weight issues while growing up
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Janet Jackson apprehensive about MJ's daughter's movie career
Janet Jackson is worried about niece, Paris' decision to embark on her movie career at such a young age.

Janet Jackson's fan selling off memorabilia to protest her fur line
A long-time fan of Janet Jackson who is also an animal lover is selling his memorabilia collection of the singer in protest against her decision to launch a fur line.

Janet Jackson debuts own line of furs
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Janet Jackson Super Bowl 'boob show' fine dropped
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has ordered that US TV network CBS should not be fined for airing a glimpse of Janet Jackson's breast during the Super Bowl half-time show in 2004.

Janet Jackson reschedules Aussie tour to be with family for MJ's trial
Janet Jackson has rescheduled three Australian dates on her Number Ones tour to be with her family during the Michael Jackson "manslaughter" trial.

Janet Jackson's tour contract forbids jokes on late brother Michael
Janet Jackson's contract for her latest tour 'Number Ones, Up Close And Personal', has barred comedians from cracking jokes about her deceased brother Michael Jackson or anyone from the Jackson family.

Janet Jackson jets to Yas Island to celebrate 30 years in pop music
Thousands of fans flocked to 'Yas Island' in Abu Dhabi on Thursday to watch Janet Jackson perform many of her smash hits, as she celebrated her 30 years in pop music.

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