Janet Jackson Overview

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Born: May 16, 1966

Forced to work under the shadow of her brother, mega-star Michael Jackson, this Gary, Indiana native is one of the few with enough genuine talent to succeed without her family ties. Janet Jackson's fame rests largely on her successful, elaborately produced music videos, wherein the talented singer and dancer projects a more accessible, realistic image than her otherworldly brother. Her third release, Control, recorded in 1986, was her breakthrough with "What Have You Done for Me Lately... See All


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