From the sultry “Anytime, Anyplace” to the upbeat “Escapade,” Janet Jackson’s fans in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area will enjoy an intense lineup of the multitalented star’s biggest hits when she heads to DAR Constitution Hall March 22.
The legendary icon took the suggestions of her fans to heart and after her start in Asia, she will be bringing the tour to the United States and Canada. Jackson will perform songs from her 35 No.1 hits in 35 global cities.
This tour will differ from her previous concert schedules in that she will perform music exclusively from her chart-topping CD Number Ones. There will also be a focus on venues that will allow Janet to be up close and personal in an intimate setting.
In each selected city, Jackson will offer something new, ensuring no two shows are alike. According to event organizers, “This tour is Janet more revealed, more intimate, and more personal than ever before. Don’t look for special effects. Just listen to and look at Janet, as you have never seen her before.”
The Gary, Ind., native expressed her gratitude and excitement for the upcoming show with the following statement: “I thank my fans who have voted and helped me choose the cities we are announcing today. Each of you are so important to me,” said Jackson. “These concerts will be different from anything I have ever done. I will be as up close and personal as possible. These concerts are not about special effects. This is a love affair between me and those of you who have supported me and my work for all these years. I’ll be singing and dancing from my heart. The music will all be songs that you’ve made number ones for me.”
Janet will also select the first fan winner of the contest in voting for the each of the selected cities. The winner will be announced on www.JanetJackson.com and will receive an autographed copy of Number Ones and an autographed copy of her upcoming book, True You,which hits stands Feb. 8.
Published by Karen Hunter Publishing an imprint of Gallery Books at Simon & Schuster True You reveals Jackson’s unique, insider’s perspective on dieting and exercise with help from her personal nutritionist, David Allen. True You also chronicles the famed singer’s lifelong struggles with weight and self-esteem. The book is a self-help/esteem book where Janet will use anecdotes from her real life to illustrate the power of self-esteem and how she struggles and her continued growth as an artist and a woman.
For more information about Jackson’s visit to D.C, see janetjackson.com.