Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

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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). More Info »

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  • The Velvet Rope
    The Velvet Rope
  • Janet
    Janet
  • Design of a Decade: 1986-1996
    Design of a Decade: 1986-1996
  • Discipline
    Discipline
  • All for You
    All for You
  • All for You (DVD edition)
    All for You (DVD edition)
  • Control
    Control
  • Number Ones
    Number Ones
  • Damita Jo
    Damita Jo
  • Rhythm Nation 1814
    Rhythm Nation 1814
  • Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
    Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
  • The Best
    The Best
  • 20 Y.O.
    20 Y.O.
  • Best Of Number Ones
    Best Of Number Ones
  • Design Of A Decade 1986 To 1996
    Design Of A Decade 1986 To 1996
  • Design Of A Decade 1986/1996
    Design Of A Decade 1986/1996
  • 20 Years Old
    20 Years Old
  • Janet Jackson
    Janet Jackson
  • Rhythm Nation
    Rhythm Nation
  • Together Again
    Together Again
  • The Velvet Rope (Special Edition)
    The Velvet Rope (Special Edition)
  • The Velvet Rope/The Velvet Rope Special Edition
    The Velvet Rope/The Velvet Rope Special Edition
  • Dream Street
    Dream Street
  • Got 'Til It's Gone
    Got 'Til It's Gone
  • Feedback
    Feedback
  • Rhythm Nation / Janet Jackson / Control
    Rhythm Nation / Janet Jackson / Control
  • Make Me
    Make Me
  • Son Of A Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)
    Son Of A Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)
  • Rhythm Nation / Control
    Rhythm Nation / Control
  • Janet Remixed
    Janet Remixed
  • Control: The Remixes
    Control: The Remixes
  • Doesn't Really Matter
    Doesn't Really Matter
  • Call on Me
    Call on Me
  • Remixed
    Remixed
  • All Nite (Don'T Stop)
    All Nite (Don'T Stop)
  • Someone To Call My Lover
    Someone To Call My Lover
  • If
    If
  • Whoops Now
    Whoops Now
  • That's the Way Love Goes
    That's the Way Love Goes
  • Again
    Again
  • Runaway
    Runaway
  • Go Deep
    Go Deep
  • I Get Lonely
    I Get Lonely
  • Feel It Boy
    Feel It Boy
  • Rock With U
    Rock With U
  • So Excited
    So Excited
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Nothing
    Nothing

Janet Jackson. Artist Bio

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.

Together Again sold over 700,000 in the UK, making it one of the biggest selling singles ever in the UK by a female artist, and sold an overall total of four million copies.

In 2004, Jackson ranked as the ninth most successful artist in the history of rock and roll according to Billboard. Jackson also holds the record for the most Billboard Music Awards won by a single artist, a record 33. In 2006, it was announced that Jackson was the "Most Searched on the Internet" and the "Most Searched-for News Item" in the Guinness Book of World Records. In 2007, she was ranked the seventh richest woman in the entertainment business by Forbes Magazine, amassing a fortune of over $150 million

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