Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Janet Jackson Inducted!

by Marie Lewis

Miss Janet Jackson, American music royalty and global entertainment icon, will finally be given her just due. Janet Jackson will be inducted into the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! 

Artists become eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first single or album. Janet is the second woman to be inducted into this year’s class, alongside Stevie Nicks. Other inductees include Def Leppard, Radiohead, The Zombies, The Cure, and Roxy Music. This is the largest class to be inducted since 2004.

Janet’s music explores social issues, women’s empowerment, self-esteem, and liberated sexuality wrapped in  innovative sound and unparalleled choreography. Jackson ranked No. 7 on Billboard’s 2013 list of Top Artists in Hot 100 History, has sold an estimated 160 million records, holds 27 Top Ten hits, and has four of the most influential albums of a generation: ControlRhythm Nation 1814, The Velvet Rope, and janet. Her influence on countless of entertainers is without question. Her inspiration of billions of fan worldwide continues as she celebrates another milestone with the State of the World Tour and the release of “Made For Now” with Daddy Yankee.

Jackson exclaimed on  Twitter. : “We did it u guys. Thank U for all your love and support. #RockHall2019,” Congratulations to our legendary Queen! 

More recently, Jackson collaborated with Reggaeton Gawd, Daddy Yankee, for their international hit ” Made for Now”.  Check out the icons return to late-night television after 14 years on, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on March 29th. With an edited version of the event airing later on HBO alongside a SiriusXM radio broadcast. Ticket for the awards will be will be announced in January.

Selected Discography from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Include:

“Young Love,” Janet Jackson (1982) • “Control,” “The Pleasure Principle,” “What Have You Done for Me Lately,” “Nasty,” Control (1986) • “Black Cat,” “Love Will Never Do (Without You),” “Rhythm Nation,” Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989) • “If,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” janet. (1993) • “I Get Lonely” The Velvet Rope (1997) • “All for You” All for You (2001) • “Feedback” Discipline (2008) • “No Sleeep” Unbreakable (2015) • “Made For Now” (2018)


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