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Janet Jackson

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Gary, Indiana, United States (1982 – present)

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, United States) is a Grammy award-winning, and Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress.

The youngest of the Jackson family, she initially stepped into the limelight in the family’s 1974 Las Vegas production, 1976 television show, and later on her own as a television actress. At age sixteen in 1982, she signed a recording contract with A&M, releasing her self-titled debut album Janet Jackson that same year, followed by Dream Street (1984).

In an effort to establish her own identity apart from her famous family, Jackson teamed up with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis in the mid 1980s, creating a superstar-making partnership which has lasted to the present day. Jackson’s breakout album, Control (1986), led to the Grammy-winning albums Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989), janet. (1993), The Velvet Rope (1997), All for You (2001), and Grammy-nominated albums Damita Jo (2004) and 20 Y.O. (2006).

In 1990, with the release of Black Cat from her Rhythm Nation 1814 album, Jackson became the first and only artist in Billboard history to score a #1 hit on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, R&B chart, Dance chart, Adult Contemporary chart, and Rock chart. When “Black Cat” hit #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock singles chart as well as Billboard’s Hot 100, it was the first time a song had hit #1 simultaneously on both of those charts.

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  • nastyboy1009

    Miss Jackson <3

    13 Apr 3:03pm Reply
  • RhythmLucas1814

    Que no novo álbum venha músicas como Better Days <3

    10 Apr 5:25am Reply
  • lucassalgado

    Essa mulher é FODA

    8 Apr 1:38am Reply
  • Marcelo7up

    ROCK WITH U <3

    7 Apr 7:55pm Reply
  • RhythmLucas1814

    SUA OTÁRIA ACHA QUE BRASILEIRO É BAGUNÇA????????????? OTÁRIA VOU TE PROCESSAR

    7 Apr 12:58am Reply
  • AKNHS

    such a shame that she never released State of the World commercially, one of my favs from her

    5 Apr 5:39am Reply
  • viniluis

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    1 Apr 10:53am Reply
  • bodyparty

    LUV ♥

    31 Mar 9:49pm Reply
  • haz_zie

    Call on me ♥ [2]

    31 Mar 6:55pm Reply
  • MusiQ3985

    "Damita Jo" officially released 10 years ago today. My thoughts on this underrated classic can be read here: http://theqhblend.wordpress.com/2014/03/30/rb-junkie-janet-jacksons-damita-jo-turns-10/

    30 Mar 1:15pm Reply
  • Dhivanna

    Call on me ♥

    28 Mar 11:26pm Reply
  • NiniusNunius

    The Velvet Rope > 20 Y.O. > Rhythm Nation 1814 > janet. > Discipline > Damita Jo > Control >All For You

    27 Mar 9:32pm Reply
  • EricValeev

    Got 'til It's Gone ♥

    24 Mar 4:38am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Nasty ♥

    24 Mar 12:26am Reply
  • SepGrom

    Rhythm Nation 1814 > The Velvet Rope > janet. > Control > All for You > Discipline > Damita Jo > 20 Y.O. > Janet Jackson = Dream Street

    23 Mar 6:05pm Reply
  • Damita_Stev

    All For You = The Velvet Rope > Janet. > Rhythm Nation > Damita Jo > Control> Discipline > 20 Y.O. > Janet Jackson = Dream Street [2] I'd switch All For You with RN1814 and put a '>' sign between JJ and DS, but that's essentially my ranking.

    23 Mar 2:50pm Reply
  • jamzrnb

    All For You = The Velvet Rope > Janet. > Rhythm Nation > Damita Jo > Control> Discipline > 20 Y.O. > Janet Jackson = Dream Street

    23 Mar 2:08pm Reply
  • DanJBlige

    The Velvet Rope... I get sooo lonely <3 <3 > Janet. > Rhythm Nation... Everybody say! Rhythm! Nation! <3 <3 > Control> Discipline (my first Janet's album) > Damita Jo... Time to set it off, we can bump, bump all night <3 > 20Y.O. Call on me!> All For You > Janet Jackson> Dream Street :) :)

    23 Mar 1:05pm Reply
  • StreetSymphony1

    Someone being able to prefer Discipline over The Velvet Rope is beyond my comprehension [2] LMAO i know, truely hilarious

    22 Mar 9:49am Reply
  • cmakemesay

    Someone being able to prefer Discipline over The Velvet Rope is beyond my comprehension.

    21 Mar 5:11pm Reply
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