Janet Jackson
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1966-05-16
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Janet Jackson

Biography

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer 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 ...

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Biography

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer 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 for over 30 years. The youngest child of the Jackson family, she began her career with the variety television series The Jacksons in 1976 and went on to appear in other television shows throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, including Good Times and Fame.

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Luther Vandross
The Best Things In Life Are Free
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The Best Things In Life Are Free
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Got 'Til It's Gone (Zikomo Remix) (feat. Q‐Tip & Joni Mitchell)
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Got 'Til It's Gone (Zikomo Remix) (feat. Q‐Tip & Joni Mitchell)
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If (Kaytranada Remix)
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If (Kaytranada Remix)
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Alrite (Kaytraflip)
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Alrite (Kaytraflip)
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Burnitup (Lakim Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott)
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Burnitup (Lakim Remix) (feat. Missy Elliott)
Busta Rhymes
What's It Gonna Be?! (feat. Janet Jackson)
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What's It Gonna Be?! (feat. Janet Jackson)
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What Have You Done For Me Lately
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What Have You Done For Me Lately
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Burn It Up
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Burn It Up
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No Sleep (ShadowChild Edit) (SILENT TAKE)
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No Sleep (ShadowChild Edit) (SILENT TAKE)
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Rhythm Nation
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Rhythm Nation
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That's The Way Love Goes
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That's The Way Love Goes
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No Sleeep (Two Inch Punch Mix)
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No Sleeep (Two Inch Punch Mix)
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No Sleeep (Remix) (feat. J. Cole)
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No Sleeep (Remix) (feat. J. Cole)
Beenie Man
Feel It Boy (feat. Janet Jackson)
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Feel It Boy (feat. Janet Jackson)
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BURNITUP! (feat. Missy Elliott)
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BURNITUP! (feat. Missy Elliott)
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Janet Jackson Biography

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer 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 for over 30 years. The youngest child of the Jackson family, she began her career with the variety television series The Jacksons in 1976 and went on to appear in other television shows throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, including Good Times and Fame.

After signing a recording contract with A&M Records arranged by her father and manager Joseph Jackson in 1982, she became a pop icon following the release of her third studio album Control (1986). Her collaborations with record producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis incorporated elements of rhythm and blues, funk, disco, rap, and industrial beats, which led to crossover success in popular music. In addition to receiving recognition for the innovation in her records, choreography, music videos, and prominence on radio airplay and MTV, she was acknowledged as a role model for her socially conscious lyrics.

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