Global superstar Janet Jackson will return to arenas and amphitheaters across the U.S. this summer with an extension of her outstanding and in-demand State of the World Tour. The outing will showcase some of the legendary entertainer’s biggest dance anthems and powerhouse ballads that have become staples of the music icon’s career.
Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award. Janet is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of the biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.
“Jackson managed to expertly pull off an all-stops stadium pop show while still imbuing the affair with plenty of her own idiosyncratic personality.” – Variety
“Yep, the iconic choreography still holds up.” – USA Today
“Sunday’s concert provided a thorough overview of her expansive catalog, from the bracing pop-R&B of ‘Control’ to the exuberant disco of “All for You” to the dark, humid soul music she was making on “The Velvet Rope,” a touchstone for some of today’s adventurous young artists…LA Times
“...a new wave of inspiration hit the singer as the dance numbers, flawless looks and new confidence breathed new life into her…show.” – Vibe
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Janet Jackson has been setting the bar for women in music for more than 25 years now. The youngest of the Jackson clan, getting lost in the mix was never a threat for Janet. She exploded onto the scene as a solo artist in 1986 with the release of her Control album. Nowadays, Janet Jackson is one of very few artists to boast record sales of over 100 million. To date, she has taken home no less than five Grammy Awards. Her ability to blend together distinctive elements of R&B, funk, disco and rap translates into music that appeals to music fans across the board. Indeed, a combination of hit songs, tight choreography and the sheer thrill that comes with being in the presence of an icon continue to make Janet Jackson tour dates some of the most anticipated events on the Hip-Hop / R&B calendar...and Eventful is your one-stop shop for all the latest announcements and changes relating to those Janet Jackson tour dates.
From the moment her 1989 ‘Rhythm Nation' tour dates blazed a trail around the world, changing the face of popular music concerts forever, the announcement of each and every new Janet Jackson concert schedule has been waited for with baited breath. Jackson’s ‘Rhythm Nation tour’ ultimately went on to become the most successful debut tour by any recording artist.
With fans the world over, amassed via the successes of no less than 12 albums and those unforgettable live performances, it comes as no surprise that the Janet Jackson tour schedule is a busy one. However, when the megastar’s time isn’t completely taken up with those much sought after Janet Jackson tour dates, she enjoys focusing her energy on two other great passions in her life – acting, and charity work. To date, she has appeared in five feature films including the box office smash, Nutty Professor II: The Clumps and the critically acclaimed, For Colored Girls. In recognition of her outstanding efforts to help others, Jackson has been honored with several Humanitarian awards. The star will also publish her first book next year.
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