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2009-06-29 00:02:00

Janet Jackson Makes an Emotional Appearance on Behalf of the Family Thanking Fans for Their Support LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a non-stop standing ovation for Michael Jackson and his legendary career at the BET AWARDS '09, as host Jamie Foxx and a legion of A-list stars paid tribute to the King of Pop with special performances, emotional testimonials about what Jackson meant to them, and a beautiful, colorful set featuring images and montages of the star. The BET AWARDS '09...

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2009-01-26 08:56:58

U.S. pop star Janet Jackson has canceled five concerts scheduled to take place next month in Japan, her Japanese concert promoter announced. The BBC noted Jackson has performed only 16 dates on the Rock Witchu tour she started last year. The tour marked her first in about seven years. While some 2008 concerts were scrapped due to Jackson falling ill, her cancellations in Japan are being blamed on the global economy, the BBC said. Promoters Kyodo Yokohama said Jackson's Japanese dates are to...

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2009-01-09 09:54:37

U.S. music producer Jermaine Dupri was ousted from his post as president of Island Records this week, a source told the New York Post. Dupri is the longtime boyfriend of pop star Janet Jackson and reportedly has been widely criticized for the lackluster sales of her latest CD Discipline. After Janet Jackson's album and tour bombed, he basically didn't come back to work. He still collected a paycheck, but didn't bother to do anything that he was supposed to do, like find artists, release...

2008-12-20 11:28:18

Record producer Jermaine Dupri says his girlfriend, U.S. pop singer Janet Jackson, is not pregnant as recent rumors have suggested. Dupri wrote on his JD's World online blog that he and the Control star are not expecting a child, but are still dating, the New York Daily News reported Friday. I hear y'all and your questions. So hear (sic) you have it "¦ no she is not pregnant and yes we're still together, Dupri said in Thursday's blog. The rapper also took time to detail Jackson's...

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2008-12-08 11:25:18

U.S. music producer Jermaine Dupri is denying reports that his longtime girlfriend, singer Janet Jackson, is pregnant. Usmagazine.com said the New York Daily News and PerezHilton.com both recently ran stories suggesting the 42-year-old pop star is expecting. Pregnancy rumors began this fall when Jackson canceled several concerts because she was ill. Does Perez know that lying destroys the credibility of a blogger? Dupri told Usmagazine.com Sunday.

2008-11-22 15:15:24

U.S. Supreme Court justices could wind up reviewing singer Janet Jackson's breast-baring wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl, CBS says. The Federal Communications Commission filed an appeal with the nation's highest court this week as it continues its efforts to collect $550,000 in fines it levied against CBS, the U.S. TV network that aired the live halftime show incident, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in CBS's favor in July,...

2008-09-30 21:00:10

U.S. pop star Janet Jackson was discharged from a Montreal hospital shortly after going there for an undisclosed illness, a hospital official said Tuesday. "Yesterday evening she was checked into the Royal Victoria Hospital and left a couple of hours later," Rebecca Burns, spokeswoman for the McGill University Health Center, which runs the hospital, told People magazine Tuesday. A statement issued by W&W Public Relations to the publication said the 42-year-old performer "got suddenly...

2008-09-22 09:00:35

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Music icon Janet Jackson kicked off her highly anticipated Rock Witchu tour to rave reviews, major media coverage and fan adulation during opening week of the smash tour, selling out Staples Center in Los Angeles and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas last week. Adding to the excitement in Los Angeles was the addition of hip-hop superstar LL Cool J, who joined the tour at the Staples Center on September 17th and will continue on the Live Nation...

2008-09-06 15:00:12

The hip hop singer T-Pain was a top winner at the annual BMI Urban Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., winning songwriter of the year honors. The "Epiphany" singer was honored by Broadcast Music Inc. for his musical efforts of the last year, including his work with fellow musical artists, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. The performer also made a personal disclosure during Thursday's awards ceremony at the Wilshire Theatre, the newspaper said. "I lost 40 pounds!" T-Pain, whose real...

2008-08-21 18:00:35

U.S. singer Janet Jackson, hoping to avoid any further wardrobe malfunctions, says she's launching a new line of fashion lingerie. Jackson's accidental exposure of her nipple during a dance performance at the 2004 Super Bowl resulted in an intense controversy over indecency on television and caused the phrase "wardrobe malfunction" to be officially recognized by the Chambers English Dictionary. But the sexiness of her new lingerie line, co-produced by Australian designer Bruno Schiavi and...


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