Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American recording artist and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and …ually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture since the early 1970s. The youngest child of the Jackson family, she began her career appearing on 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.
Whitney Houston;50 Cent;Alicia Keys;Eminem;Jennifer LopezLady GaGa;Mary J. Blige;Rihanna and more to perform at American Music Awards.by Ray Sipe. By raysipe Tags : 50 , alicia ,... - 11.21.2009, Viddler
16.11.2011 [Radio Times] - The first of four documentaries highlighting the impact of four black American performers on pop music in the 1980s gives some long-overdue recognition to the role of Ms Jackson in paving the way for the likes of Rihanna and Beyoncé.